MERCATO METROPOLITANO – London’s Newest Italian Food Market

We all know London has some bloody good markets already. Spitalfields for the fashion, Portobello for the antiques and Borough for the food. Well, now there’s a new a place in town and it’s called Mercato Metropolitano. Mercato Metropolitano is a new Italian food market opened up in South London that’s not really like any other… Read More »

Mercato Metropolitano is London's newest Italian food market. Spanning over 45,000 square ft, with over 1000 seats and 30 different food stalls it is a must visit for all foodies when in London. More on www.notsobasiclondon.com
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We all know London has some bloody good markets already. Spitalfields for the fashion, Portobello for the antiques and Borough for the food.

Well, now there’s a new a place in town and it’s called Mercato Metropolitano.

Mercato Metropolitano is London's newest Italian food market. Spanning over 45,000 square ft, with over 1000 seats and 30 different food stalls it is a must visit for all foodies when in London. More on www.notsobasiclondon.comMercato Metropolitano is London's newest Italian food market. Spanning over 45,000 square ft, with over 1000 seats and 30 different food stalls it is a must visit for all foodies when in London. More on www.notsobasiclondon.comMercato Metropolitano is a new Italian food market opened up in South London that’s not really like any other market in the capital.

On the old site of a disused paper factory, this quirky, urban space spans over 45,000 square ft, has over 1000 seats and is home to over 30 brilliant food and drink stalls!

mercato-metropolitana-8mercato-metropolitana-33Stands are run by small, independent producers making and selling their own fresh pizzas, pasta, meats and cheeses…. as well as performing live demos and workshops….

Mercato Metropolitano is London's newest Italian food market. Spanning over 45,000 square ft, with over 1000 seats and 30 different food stalls it is a must visit for all foodies when in London. More on www.notsobasiclondon.comMercato Metropolitano is London's newest Italian food market. Spanning over 45,000 square ft, with over 1000 seats and 30 different food stalls it is a must visit for all foodies when in London. More on www.notsobasiclondon.com… and if you’re into your reds, whites or champagnes they have their own wine cave on site, as well as artisan coffee and beer makers.

Mercato Metropolitano is London's newest Italian food market. Spanning over 45,000 square ft, with over 1000 seats and 30 different food stalls it is a must visit for all foodies when in London. More on www.notsobasiclondon.commercato-metropolitana-25mercato-metropolitana-10The idea is you grab some friends, grab some food & drinks, grab a bench and your set for the evening.

A few classic Italian options on offer is authentic Neapolitan pizza or spaghettibolognese…

Mercato Metropolitano is London's newest Italian food market. Spanning over 45,000 square ft, with over 1000 seats and 30 different food stalls it is a must visit for all foodies when in London. More on www.notsobasiclondon.comMercato Metropolitano is London's newest Italian food market. Spanning over 45,000 square ft, with over 1000 seats and 30 different food stalls it is a must visit for all foodies when in London. More on www.notsobasiclondon.comimageMercato Metropolitano is London's newest Italian food market. Spanning over 45,000 square ft, with over 1000 seats and 30 different food stalls it is a must visit for all foodies when in London. More on www.notsobasiclondon.comMercato Metropolitano is London's newest Italian food market. Spanning over 45,000 square ft, with over 1000 seats and 30 different food stalls it is a must visit for all foodies when in London. More on www.notsobasiclondon.comAnd if you haven’t tried raclette before you really need too.

A wheel of heated, molten cheese scraped onto seasoned potatoes…

Mercato Metropolitano is London's newest Italian food market. Spanning over 45,000 square ft, with over 1000 seats and 30 different food stalls it is a must visit for all foodies when in London. More on www.notsobasiclondon.comMercato Metropolitano is London's newest Italian food market. Spanning over 45,000 square ft, with over 1000 seats and 30 different food stalls it is a must visit for all foodies when in London. More on www.notsobasiclondon.com  Mercato Metropolitano is London's newest Italian food market. Spanning over 45,000 square ft, with over 1000 seats and 30 different food stalls it is a must visit for all foodies when in London. More on www.notsobasiclondon.comMercato Metropolitano is London's newest Italian food market. Spanning over 45,000 square ft, with over 1000 seats and 30 different food stalls it is a must visit for all foodies when in London. More on www.notsobasiclondon.comFinishing in true Italian style with a tub of Badiano gelato, with a thick layer of Nutella running through the centre.

Mercato Metropolitano is London's newest Italian food market. Spanning over 45,000 square ft, with over 1000 seats and 30 different food stalls it is a must visit for all foodies when in London. More on www.notsobasiclondon.com Wait – there’s more.

If that’s not enough they have their own Italian supermarket on site too. Every Italian food, drink or condiment you could possibly think they will have it. As well as a wall of pasta in every shape imaginable.

Mercato Metropolitano is London's newest Italian food market. Spanning over 45,000 square ft, with over 1000 seats and 30 different food stalls it is a must visit for all foodies when in London. More on www.notsobasiclondon.comMercato Metropolitano is London's newest Italian food market. Spanning over 45,000 square ft, with over 1000 seats and 30 different food stalls it is a must visit for all foodies when in London. More on www.notsobasiclondon.comMercato Metropolitano is London's newest Italian food market. Spanning over 45,000 square ft, with over 1000 seats and 30 different food stalls it is a must visit for all foodies when in London. More on www.notsobasiclondon.comAdmission is free and it’s open Tuesday – Sunday 11 am – 11 pm.

This is the type of place you could go at 1 pm with the entire family for lunch, or 8 pm with a big group of friends for carb filled boozy evening.

With food demo’s, live music and workshops going on, as well as the great food and drink to offer, Mercato Metropolitano is definitely one not to miss!

Address: 42 Newington Causeway, London SE1 6DR
Telephone: 0207 403 0930
Website: http://www.mercatometropolitano.co.uk
Nearest Station: Elephant & Castle
Opening Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 11am – 12am