Culinary adventures in Maltby Street Market

| June 15, 2015 | 5 Replies

Long walks in the food markets of London bring some inspiration to food bloggers and there’s nothing better than having a beautiful midday adventure with good friends who are willing to get you where you want to be. And I feel very lucky to have an insider’s tour of London’s trendy and real foodie destination! Here is a glimpse into the lively Ropewalk, Maltby Street Market.

Culinary adventures in Maltby Street Market

Culinary adventures in Maltby Street Market

The fascinating thing about this market is that the woodworking shops and warehouses are transformed, under the railway arches, on weekends to food stalls where you can find different types of cuisine, internationally influenced, such as Brazilian, English, French, German, Greek, Mexican, Spanish, Scottish, etc.; whose labels are well known among locals.

Culinary adventures in Maltby Street Market

Culinary adventures in Maltby Street Market

Culinary adventures in Maltby Street Market

For instance just a few meters away from the ”main” food market and under a railway arch too is located the Jensen’s destillery open to the public for tastings and long drinks, specializing in vintage gin.

Culinary adventures in Maltby Street MarketThe market’s biggest advantage is the fact that it is suitable for everyone. This means that the variety of dishes ideally match every ”food profile”. Every visitor, vegan/vegetarian or omnivorous can experience eating homemade style street food.

Culinary adventures in Maltby Street

Culinary adventures in Maltby Street  Market

Drink/buy refreshments, fresh juices, beer, alcoholic beverages, etc., or taste more sophisticated small plates. Yet again, their is that feeling of keeping your senses active. Listen to the music, feel the vibe around, taste, touch the products offered and pick up tips from chefs and cocktail mixologists. After all this is often part of the market’s charm.

Culinary adventures in Maltby Street Market

Tip: On your way back home, don’t forget to look up at the sky. The surrounding area reveals the amazing view of the Shard building.

Culinary adventures in Maltby Street Market

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  1. I absolutely love outdoor markets like this — and hello – a distillery close by that offers tastings? I’m in!

  2. Platter Talk says:

    OK. So what kind of dish is an African volcano and did you attend the gin tastings? Looks interesting.

  3. I love that even visitors who have certain dietary restrictions could still participate in the fun! Sounds like a great time!

  4. Oh that looks like a perfect trip.. I love just waling around those markets.. never know what inspires you

  5. What a fun trip! Thanks so much for sharing it with us. I’m hoping to travel more soon, so this will be on my list of places.

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