Brixton Market is a famous street market in south London and is one of the most popular London attractions with those tourists interested in ethnically diverse products. The market is most famous for its exciting range of African and Caribbean produce. Indeed the surrounding area of Brixton is famous for its dominantly African-Caribbean population, reflecting London’s status as the world’ most multi-cultural city.
Brixton Market’s history dates back to 1870 with the famous market arcades arriving in the 1920s and 1930s. Reliance Arcade, Market Row and Brixton Village give a unique feel to the market and add to the area’s reputation as ‘the soul of black Britain’.
Brixton Market is one of the best places in the world to purchase African jewelry, reggae music, African paintings and sculptures, Caribbean attire and colourful African clothing. The market is particularly popular with food lovers, with its wonderful range of authentic Carribean food.
Nearest Tube/Railway StationBrixton (Victoria Line)
BoroughLondon Borough of Lambeth
Opening TimesStreet trading: 8:00am to 6:00pm from Monday to Saturday (3:00pm on Wednesdays)
Market arcade: 8:00am to 11:30pm from Monday to Sunday (6:00pm on Mondays)
Shops: 8:00am to 7:00pm from Monday to Sunday
Address / Contact DetailsBrixton Market, Electric Avenue, Brixton, London SW9
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