About Spitalfields


Famous for its markets, the Spitalfields Estate is now a seven-days-a-week destination. Resplendent under a Fosters & Partners-designed glass canopy, Spitalfields Traders Market, Spitalfields Arts Market and the Market Street shops offer cutting edge fashion and interiors, original artworks as well as food. The Spitalfields Market is surrounded by independent shops, cafes, bars and awarding winning restaurants including Canteen, Leon and Galvin La Chapelle.

Winner of the 2007 Best New Open Space, Spitalfields also offers regular free events including tea dances, film screenings, lunchtime concerts and cultural festivals.

Spitalfields’ markets, shops and restaurants are open seven days a week.

  • Spitalfields History

    Spitalfields History Spitalfields takes its name from the hospital and priory, St. Mary's Spittel that was founded in 1197. Lying in the heart of the East End, it is an area known for its spirit and strong sense of community. It was in a field next to the priory where the now famous market first [...]
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