When you take a trip to London, you’ll find no shortage of high-end retailers and luxury boutiques. However, escaping the standard tourist hot spots and visiting places like Brick Lane Market is often the best way to spend your money as well as ensuring you take home a genuine piece of London.
The Montcalm Hotel Shoreditch is the perfect place to start your London adventure. Not only do we have some of the best restaurants in Shoreditch but we’re also located a stone’s throw away from Brick Lane. Here are some of the great things you can find at the bustling market.
In recent years, Londoners and fashion enthusiasts all over the country have begun looking backwards at styles of the past. The vintage trend has taken the capital by storm and Brick Lane Market has quickly become one of the most popular spots for it. Whether you’re looking to update your style or find a perfect gift for fashion-loving friends, be sure to browse the stalls at Brick Lane Market. From vibrant 60’s shirts to authentic 90’s sportswear, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Brick Lane Market has become renowned for its amazing collection of antique furniture. From chairs and upholstery to authentic wooden fixtures, there’s no place better to find classic furniture. If you’re a collector and you’re planning to visit the auction houses and galleries of London, be sure to add Brick Lane to your itinerary. If you’re planning to redecorate your home and you’re trying to find feature furniture, there are plenty of gorgeous, quirky pieces to choose from. Furniture is why many visitors to the Montcalm Hotel Shoreditch recommend visiting Brick Lane Market.
Brick Lane and the surrounding streets are known for being canvases for the local street artists and as you walk around, you’ll find some of the most incredible urban paintings in the city. If you’re in search of something you can take home with you, there are a number of stalls and traders dealing in authentic artwork. Whether you prefer the classics or you’re looking for modern art, you’ll find all kinds of hidden treasures as you peruse the extensive collections.
Fitting with the vintage trend, the music industry has seen a big shift towards vinyl, with more people moving towards classic records in place of CDs and digital downloads. A number of the stalls at Brick Lane Market offer a wide selection of classic records as well as recent releases. If you’re looking to relive the golden years of music or add some new records to your collection, spend the afternoon browsing Brick Lane Market.
If you start to feel peckish while browsing the stalls at Brick Lane Market, you’ll find a wide range of food vendors serving up some of the tastiest food in the city. From authentic Asian dishes to classic British grub, you won’t struggle to find something to treat your taste buds as you spend the afternoon shopping.