Borough Market is located right by London Bridge station, I discovered this market place because My Lupus specialist and clinic is in Guy’s Hospital which is close by there, usually when I have an appointment I would then go down to the market and explore.
This time I took Michaela down to check it out, this is a video of our experience:
When exploring Borough Market it is very exciting as their is a bad range of stalls and you don’t know what to expect
On the day we went down we saw
- Piddaji – Turkish flatbreads
- Gujarati Rasoi – Vegan and Vegetarian Indian food
- Horn Please – Indian street food
- Pochi – Japanese rice bowls
- Nana Fanny – Falafels
- Hanks of London – Vegan cheese burgers
- Greedy Khao – Plant based Thai
- Free From Bake House – cakes and bakes
- Khanom Krok – Vegan Coconut pancakes
- Eat Chay – Baos
there was so much more these are the ones that had Vegan options
The temptation was so much, there was too much choice I would have had everything if I could because it all looked so good and smelt so nice.
What we tried:
This Coconut Pancake was soooo lush, Micheala brought it freshly made so was still nice and warm, the outside was baked nicely giving it a slight crunch but the inside was so soft and moist it almost felt like coconut cream/sauce inside which was a nice surprise, the bites were so small and moorish, love coconut so this flavour excited me, the sesame gave it some extra crunch on top, had never tried anything like this, I am now definitely a fan.
Finally got to try Eat Chay which I had been so excited to try the food looked amazing, we went for the Two Baos and Noodle salad. The Bao flavours were:
- Kimchi Bad – Korean BBQ Seitan, Kimchi, Sirracha Mayo, Sesame Seeds and Crispy Onions
- Soy Chick’n Bad – Chilli Lemongrass Chick’n, Pickled Carrots, Sweet Chilli sauce and Coriander
This was everything and more, honestly can not wait to get this again. The Buns with the salad is such a touch so filling yet light and fresh. The salad had rice noodles, cucumber, grated carrots, lettuce and peanuts with a sweet light sauce. It worked so well with the buns and all the flavours complimented each other so well. The size was perfect for one we shared the box and loved every bite the buns were so soft and airy which soaked up the sauce and flavour of the marinated vegan meats. As vegan meat goes these where nice I don’t usually like meat substitutes but the quality of these ones were very nice. The salad and fresh ingredients really balance out the dense heaviness of the meat substitutes.
Highly recommend this one.
Once you pass the food stalls you get in to another space were I have a few fav shops such as
- Tea 2 you – All things tea such a variety of leaves and utensils.
- Oliveology – Olive based products such as Olive leaf tea, Huge variety of olive oils in many flavours, Fresh olives, herbs etc
- Spice Mountain – serious spice heaven with all spice and seasoning you could dream of.
- Turnips – variety of fruit and veg
I completely love the shops I mentioned above here are some photos of the fruit and veg available in Turnips:
As well as having a HUGE variety of fruit and veg, literally anything you can think of they have a fresh juice and smoothie stand, dried fruits stand, and make mushroom risotto fresh (not vegan). Love the variety and atmosphere of this place and enjoy exploring their options.
This is a must visit place for all fruit and veg lovers.
All in all I highly recommend Borough market I love getting lost in the space and can spend hours exploring, there is so much variety and options, the energy is busy and exciting as well as a delight to the senses.
Peace and Love