Deptford Market – London

Every weekend, many street food markets are invading the streets of South East London. I have talked about Brockley Market and Model Market, and today we are heading toward the Thames to the ‘up-and-coming’ neighbourhood of Deptford.

Deptford Market

Deptford shows all the signs of gentrification, quirky cafes, nice independent restaurant while remaining an affordable area to live in by London standards. You won’t find any tourist there, only locals looking for some tasty treats on Saturday afternoon.

Deptford Market

Walk along Deptford High Street where you will find the daily shopping market (fruits, vegetables, some questionable decorative items) and follow the crowd until you reach Deptford Market Yard.

Deptford Market

The area has been nicely refurbished to make the most of the train tracks’ arches, transforming them into trendy shops and restaurants.

Deptford Market

On the main square, you will find some food options as well, so I made a little selection of our favourite places to help you plan your Saturday outing.

Deptford Market

We usually grab food first and our favourites include Mama’s Jerk for some tasty chicken.

Mama Jerk in Deptford

The Cheese Truck is also amazing! Nothing more satisfying than a grilled cheese sandwich with a layer of onion jam. Drooling as I am writing this.

Cheese Truck sandwich in Deptford

And if you fancy a British classic with a twist, the Muffin Man is a great option. You will be served slow-cooked pork or pulled duck on a good old English muffin. It is surprising, tasty and very filling!

Claire Imaginarium in Deptfod

We usually end our visit with a drink either at Little Nan’s. It is a very quirky cocktail bar with dated and funky decor your very cool psychedelic aunt would have rocked in her house in the seventies.

Little Nan's in DeptfordLittle Nan's in Deptford

We also love the Taproom SE8, a great place for any beer lover who wants to try something new. We usually grab our drinks and find a sit outside in the sun and chat our lives away while sipping on craft beers.

Taproom in Deptford

End your visit with a bit of shopping! I always find it difficult to resist the beautiful English Flowerhouse and Forest.

English Flowerhouse in DeptfordForest in Deptford

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