The best Borough Market takeaways

Borough Market is the place to be for any discerning food-lover, but with more than a hundred tempting traders there are some serious decisions to be made. Time Out hand-picks the best places to get great grub and go

  • The best Borough Market takeaways

    © Kate Peters

  • Borough Market is located between Stoney St, Cathedral St and Borough High St in SE1 (7407 1002/ London Bridge tube/rail. 11am-5pm Thur; noon-6pm Fri; 8am-5pm Sat. Opening hours for individual stalls vary. 


    • Boston Sausage

      Green Market (01205 362167/ 10am-6pm Thur, Fri; 9am-4pm Sat

      Tasty Lincolnshire bangers made with free-range pork shoulder, breadcrumbs, sage and little else are grilled and served with caramelised onions in a white bap on Thursdays and Fridays (£2.50 for one, £3.50 for two). The recipe has been closely guarded by the family for generations. Read more

  • Brindisa

    Floral Hall (7407 1036/ Noon-2pm Tue, Wed, Thur; 11.30am-4pm Fri, Sat

    Join the salivating queue waiting for the renowned griddled Spanish Alejandro chorizo buns, oozing with piquant paprika oil, complemented by silky red pepper and peppery rocket, all for a very reasonable £3.60. Read more

  • Gastronomica

    Middle Market (7407 4488/ 9am-5pm Tue- Sat

    Visit for crusty breads layered with meltingly thin slices of exclusive Italian cured meats, ricotta or buffalo mozzarella, juicy tomatoes and salad. It’s £3.50 for a fairly hefty sandwich. Read more

  • La Tua Pasta

    Green Market (8961 8024/ 10am-4pm Thur; 9am-6pm Fri; 8am-5pm Sat

    Fresh and generous portions of eggy pasta are boiled to order. Choose from pillows of potato gnocchi (£3), spinach and ricotta ravioli (£4), or wild boar tortelloni (£5.50) smothered in vibrant red tomatoes and fresh parmesan. Read more

  • Shellseekers

    Middle Market (07787 516258). Thur-Sat, times vary

    Hand-dived scallops taste all the better for being seared and smothered in crunchy bacon bits. The molluscs are served on the shell with a veg stir fry for £4.50.