Confusingly, several distinct markets make up what people call Camden Market. Camden Lock Market is, as its name suggests, the one by the lock on the Regent's Canal. Open every day from 10am, it’s an arts and crafts haven with covered retail units specialising in scarves, shoes, hand-stitched leather goods, custom Converse, Fairtrade jewellery and loads more. If you’re a lover of vintage clothes, you’ll find plenty to drain your bank balance.
The market’s outdoor section is dominated by street-food stalls catering to all tastes: try New York-style pizza, vegan curries, coconut pancakes, souvlaki, fish and chips, or even a metre-long sausage. On a fine day, you can grab a seat and munch while watching the barges go by. Bliss. Nick Levine.
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