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The Butcher, Borough Market, London

This photo was taken at Borough Market, a wholesale and retail food market in Southwark, South East London. It is one of the largest food markets in the world, and is regarded by some as one of the highest quality markets in the United Kingdom, selling a large variety of foods from all around the world. The wholesale market operates on all weekday mornings (2 a.m. to 8 a.m.), but the retail market only operates on Thursdays (11 a.m. to 5 p.m.), Fridays (12 p.m. - 6 p.m.) and Saturdays (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.). The market, which is focused historically on fruits and vegetables, has in recent years added stalls dealing with the fine food retail market. See also


Emm said...

Cool. I work round the corner from the market on Borough High Street.

roentarre said...

This is such an interesting shot reflecting the life of Londoner. You always provide a good article regarding your photograph

Justin said...

I like the dominant red color in this slaughtery/butchery scene ! Borough Market is really a fantastic place when you get the chance to got there during weekdays. Weekends are too crowded for my taste !