London is a super lively city and something or other is always happening in this city to keep you entertained and engaged. London has fun things to do in all its different zones and parts. The city offers several attractions and things to do. But if you are the kind who doesn’t want to do the regular touristy routine and wishes to do something that the Londoners in their after work hours or weekends do, then this blog is for you.
For people who are looking for something quirky, something upbeat and something that people miss to do or see while they are busy ticking off their touristy attractions then you should head to the Box Park and Spitalfields area of London. These two buzzing places are close to Liverpool and Shoreditch. You can easily reach here by Liverpool Street Station or Old Street station on the London underground tube or the Shoreditch High Street station via the London overground.
Here’s a list of things you can do, explore and discover in these hip places of London:
This is a quirky place and the way it looks makes it hard for one to imagine what’s really happening inside. The world’s first pop-up mall, this place is made out of 60 metal shipping containers that are placed together along the Shoreditch High Street, on two levels. Most buzzing over the weekends the 40 containers on the ground floor are home to designer brands selling fashionable clothing, footwear and accessories. Plus, there are shops selling books, bike gear, supplies and more. It’s a paradise for shopping enthusiasts. After you are done from shopping and are looking to have a drink or some good food you can head to the first floor of Box Park where you find a fine selection of cafes, food stalls and drinks serving cuisines of the world. The most buzzing and sought after area in London you will love the vibe and energy of this place just like the Londoners do.
Livelist on weekends this place is one of the oldest open market of London. Now a highly trending venue, the Spitalfields Market is great to chill, relax, eat and shop all at one destination. Only a short five minute walk away from the Liverpool Station, the market is vibrant with its unique and striking independent boutiques and stalls selling cool homeware, clothing, artworks, antiques, bags, accessories and jewellery. The market is busiest on Sundays but is open seven days a week and most shops only accept cash here, so, remember to stop by a cash machine before coming here. Once all the shopping is done, delicious smelling food trucks and stalls will attract you towards them offering everything from vegan food to the best beef burgers and from shakes to fudges. You name the cuisine and you will find it here. The most exciting place to spend your weekend, this market is a must-visit.
To access these cool venues easily and make your weekends super fun, plan your stay just moments away from this venue at the uber-stylish M by Montcalm hotel in Shoreditch. Offering luxurious services, facilities and amenities your stay will be super comfortable here. Plus, you can enjoy some special offers being offered at this hotel.