The Market Place

  • Restaurants
  • French
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Essentially a small wooden shack set amid the toy town bungalows of Chelsea Farmer’s Market, this Gallic brasserie-style eaterie has an appealing large outdoor terrace. Its bamboo awning, white picnic tables, oversized umbrellas and potted palms lend a seaside feel – if you can pretend the cars rushing up the nearby King’s Road are waves breaking on a beach. Chargrilled beef or chicken features in most of the burgers, open sandwiches and salads, which always taste exceptionally fresh and tend to be accompanied by zingy salsas and crisp french fries. The management is keen to extend Market Place’s seasonal shelf-life with outdoor heaters and a canopy, but we suspect it will probably remain a summertime destination.
Venue name: The Market Place
Address: Chelsea Farmers' Market, 125 Sydney Street
Transport: Tube: South Kensington tube/11, 19, 22, 49 bus

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2.7 / 5

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A fantastic little place right in the middle of King's Road, Have been going here for ages, sometimes for a sandwich and a tea or late afternoon pizza and a beer all from different huts.Hope this site remains just the way it is.


Arguably the worst restaurant in Chelsea. The tuna salad was bland and I had to ask for the 'French Lemon Dressing'' (none was provided); Some of the ingredients for example the boiled egg, were also missing. Music blaring loudly at lunch time (1pm in the afternoon) as though the setting had been teleported to Ibiza. And expensive to boot! To be avoided at all costs.