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Exploring London's Exmouth Market - Little Observationist
The day Jorge and I stayed at The Zetter Townhouse in Clerkenwell, we went exploring. First stop: Exmouth Market. This is a street I’ve heard about many times as a bustling area with great street food. We were there on a weekend. Like much of that area of London, Saturdays and Sundays are not quite so lively but during the week, the street is lined with about 30 food stalls on Mondays through Fridays for lunch from around noon until 2ish. If I worked anywhere nearby, I’d definitley go back to try some of the stew from the famed Ghanian stall Spinach & Agushi or a salt beef bagel from the Jewish Deli followed by some glorious apple studel from Ion Patisserie. Of course if I ate all that on a workday afternoon, I’d never want to go back to my desk… Still, it’s a lovely pedestrian street and well worth popping in to the creative independents and trendy coffee shops on both sides. At one end, there’s an old church. Across the way, a pub where a crowd of wedding-goers were enjoying Saturday afternoon drinks. This is The Exmouth Arms, which aparently is where the area draws its name from rather than vice versa. …