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Smithfield & Smithfield Market, London: 8 reviews and 19 photos

  No place for a vegetarian :)
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  • No place for a vegetarian :) - London
      No place for a vegetarian :)
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  • Smithfield Market - London
      Smithfield Market
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Designed by Sir Horace Jones and opened in 1868, this famous London Meat Market gets into action VERY early at around 4am (Mon-Fri) and it is all over by 8am. I visited on a Saturday and it was very quiet with just security staff wandering round. It has recently undergone renovation and looks great.

On this site Queen Mary I had Protestants burned at the stake between 1553 and 1558. Up until around the mid 1800's cattle were still driven here to be slaughtered.

Address: Charterhouse Street EC4
Directions: Farringdon Tube
Phone: +44 20 7248 3151
Website: http://www.touruk.co.uk/london_markets/smithfield_market1.htm

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  • Updated Jan 10, 2006
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