Bubbling jollof rice, fragrant Thai noodles, superior kebabs… this choice weekday food market offers a global assortment of flavours.
Twenty years ago this small, pedestrianised street was still a big bloomers and veg stall sort of market. The resurgence of the food stalls began around 2006, in the wake of a French market introduced the preceding December by Islington Council. After this one-off event, Exmouth Market Traders Association realised the possibilities. A few stallholders from the weekend Broadway Market also seized the opportunity to operate from Monday to Friday at Exmouth Market, and after a few years of winnowing out the me-too sourdough sellers, there are now many excellent stalls serving a great variety of takeaway food to satisfy omnivorous and vegetarian appetites. Regulars might include Spinach & Agushi (Ghanaian stews), Pasean pastas, Mac & Cheese, Meat Head BBQ, La Cochinita Spanish dishes, and Freebird burritos, among others.