Shepherds Markets, also known as The Good Food Market are London’s favourite markets and provide an array of artisan hot and cold food with a sprinkling of crafts
We carefully curate the balance of foods at our markets and work to provide our customers with a highly diverse offering to reflect the vibrancy and cosmopolitan heritage of London.
From local specialities including British charcuterie cured in North London, traditional Fish and Chips, and Scottish Haggis toasties, to international delights including Sicilian cannoli, Iberico ham and Middle Eastern falafel, our markets proudly showcase a distinct selection of the capital’s finest start up businesses and remain at the forefront of the latest food trends.
In recent years, we have begun incorporating the highest quality artisan arts and gifts into our offering at selected markets. Such stalls include hand crafted Welsh glass jewellery and cityscape photograph prints.
Our traders comprise of artisans, farmers and chefs and are carefully selected based on a range of criteria including product identity, authenticity, originality and quality. As a result, our markets showcase a unique selection of renowned and award winning traders including Fins and Trotters – winner of the London Lifestyle Award 2013, Panka Peruvian – short listed for the Latin American UK Award, The Bath Soft Cheese Company -winner of the World Cheese Awards 2014, and Deeney’s – awarded the title of London’s Best New Sandwich, 2013.
As a proud member of the Slow Food UK movement, we work to promote Slow Food values at our markets and help traders achieve the highest standards of nutrition and sustainability.
In 2012, working along side the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Shepherds Markets became the only market to achieve the NHS Change 4 Life ‘Food for Health Award’ in nutrition for all street food traders present at a food market.
Through our ‘Halo’ scheme, traders are carefully selected in accordance with criteria promoting the highest standards of quality, nutrition, authenticity, animal welfare and sustainability and we value the use of traditional production methods where possible. As such, our traders are highly regarded in the food community. Such traders include: Seriously Italian- producers of fresh artisanal handmade pasta using local ingredients, Wapping Sourdough- producers of naturally leavened sourdough bread, and Fins and Trotters -winner of the London Lifestyle Award for Best Street Food Vendor of the Year for their high quality fish and chips.
Our “Startisans” represent the latest generation of high quality start ups and artisans. Our “Streetisans” represent vendors offering fine street food made in line with our Good Food Values.