Casa Tua translates to ‘Your Home’ in English and owner Guiseppe certainly creates an experience of cosy home dining in Southern Italy. His menu is based on old Italian recipes influenced by Puglia and Mediterranean dishes.
Hook restaurant broke down the classic fish and chips dish into all of its basic ingredients and built it back up again with big portions of extra love and care. And if that hasn’t won you over already, all of their ingredients are sourced 100% sustainably.
The Colonel Fawcett is a traditional British pub situated on Randolph Street in Camden. Its food offering is based on using seasonal British ingredients in a fresh and exciting manner. The chefs have composed a menu that aims to provide traditional, seasonal home cooked dishes with a modern touch.
Vegetarian South Indian restaurant Diwana Bhel Poori House is London’s first of its kind serving hungry patrons since 1971. Their hugely popular and authentic all-you-can-eat buffet is definitely a crowd pleaser!
Cheezelo offers all cheese lovers high quality cheese products, from renowned accredited and medallists cheeses, to freshly prepared ready to eat cheese platters. They offer more than 70 various cheeses from Britain, France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland and Holland.
Founded in 1982, Ravi Shankar is a vegetarian Indian restaurant that also feels like a community hub and the same chef has been bringing the same delicacies to Euston for the past thirty years.
Fast food isn't all about chicken wings and Big Macs ya know. At V Burger, vegan fast food is no longer an afterthought but is instead taking centre stage, packing in loads of flavour as well as the best veg, seeds, nuts and legumes.
In this intimate café, they offer West African street food, based on the recipes of owner Akin’s grandmother. Visitors also have the opportunity to buy a wide range of art-inspired gift items from Africa including ornaments, batiks and drums as well as sculptures and chess sets.
Made from 100% chickpeas, their falafel are entirely vegan and gluten free and you can pop them in pitta or on salad. Those in the know say this may be the best falafel this side of the river.
Camden might not be top of the list when you think of authentic Italian cuisine – but with a focus on traditional Neapolitan cooking and ingredients, Pizzeria di Camden is certainly changing that.
Simply decorated Indian veggie restaurant with lunchtime buffet and a la carte menu in the evenings.
Vibrant and fresh, Lords of Poké serve up their California-inspired poké bowls every day from their hatch in Market Hall. Topping fluffy rice with your choice of a selection of pickled and raw veg and the highest-quality, sashimi-grade fish (or jackfruit and tempeh if you're vegan!) you can customise your own or pick a housebowl.
The neon sign that hangs above Kim’s Vietnamese Hut might have you thinking that this is just another fast food joint – but trust us, Kim’s is something special. The healthy takeaway receives no end of praise from professional critics and punters alike.
Maize Blaze are London’s only naturally gluten free, Colombian street food brand. They’ve been serving up freshly prepared, ethically sourced South American cuisine with explosive flavours since 2014.
Sourcing ethically-traded clothing, accessories and home furnishings from India, South East Asia and beyond, Araucaria also sells a great selection of glass lanterns and specialises in block prints from Bagru, a small village just outside Rajasthan.
An independent womenswear label selling vintage reproduction from the 40s and 50s. Their two floor Camden Market store is fantastic for giving yourself a pin-up girl make-over with Collectif’s wiggle dresses, pencil skirts, nipped-on blouses and capri pants.
Modfather sells clothing for men and women from a range of heritage brands and their market store is littered with 1960s memorabilia, signed scooter helmets, Union Jacks and Mod targets.
An independent book shop specialising in 19th and 20th century classic literature, particularly Penguin publications old and new. Books Iconica sells rare and collectible titles. A hidden gem and somewhere you could easily lose a few hours in browsing.
Our Market Trader winner last year! Clime-it Brothers, now in its third year is going from strength to strength, creating both streetwear and jobs for young people who wouldn’t be offered a chance elsewhere. P.s. The clothes are also climate-friendly, in case you were wondering what the name was about.
The Cheese Bar are turning up the cheese factor with a menu that includes their speciality toastie, as well as fondue, poutine, ice cream and about 35 of their fave cheeses for you customers to try. Yum!
Pamban is an all-day chai and coffee house. As well as freshly-brewed house chai, mix it up with unusual flavour twists, including rose, fudge and mint all served in clay cups. In addition to good drinking, there’s also good eating, with Asian-inspired sweet and savoury treats.
Photo Typewriter blossomed in the Cotswolds on a sunny summer day in July 2011. It’s now based in Camden and it focuses on providing the perfect present for all occasions as every item is unique!
Hand drawn in London for rebels worldwide! Camden Supernova sells their original design clothing, bags, prints and greeting cards. Visitors to the market get to see artist Sonia Arena creating her unique horror and punk inspired ink drawings.
Read the Label is a truly natural skincare company that wants us to be more mindful about the beauty products we use. The brand cheerleads complete transparency of ingredients and is making the task of saying no to the synthetic stuff easy by creating cosmetics from 100% pure vegetable and plant components.
The Arc sells new womenswear inspired by the most glamorous of decades. They stock retro treasures including swing skirts and tea dresses, all handmade in England. They’re also one of our oldest traders and have been in the Market for over 20 years.
Nepali Pure sells handcrafted health and beauty products harnessing the power of Pink and Black Himalayan Salt. They’re all organic and cruelty free!
Mega City Comics was established in 1981, initially as a mail-order business, supplying comics, graphic novels and collecting supplies. Their aim is to provide one of the most comprehensive ranges of comics and graphic novels in the UK backed up with helpful, knowledgeable and friendly service.
An independent British brand designed in the heart of Camden. They create beautifully designed watches infused with history and full of details for a great price.
Selling all the tea in China, Yumchaa is a café and loose tea specialist – no boring tea bags allowed here. Brews come two way: hot or iced, and are complimented by thick slabs of cake, brownies and sweet or savoury scones.
The former site of world-renowned brand Pathak’s, the Spice Shop is a big favourite among locals. It stocks everything from Indian fruit and vegetables to herbs, spices, poppadum’s, chutneys, pickles and pastes.
A clothing range, named after her son, founded by Maria Castillo. Her own designs are handmade in-store with the fabrics changing every 2 weeks, making each piece exclusive. JA has become a creative space for ‘mumpreneurs’, stocking other great products, including shoes, decor and more!
Our Vibrant Retail winners last year! Bio Organix is an independent health food store. It was established in 2010 and stocks a number of health food products including organic foods, health drinks, vitamin and mineral supplements, organic herbal tea and spices.
Mei Leaf was established in London in 2006 to represent true tea culture. The unique teahouse serves up fragrant, relaxing Chinese teahouse/ takeaway for single-leaf brews and tea-cocktails, plus tonics.
Sounds That Swing is a sweet retro record store full of colour and quirky music memorabilia. They stock the finest in Rock ‘n’ Roll from the past 5 decades, but there are no genre preferences here. Their range includes blues, folk, country, jazz, funk and garage.
Here’s how to make your house look like a Turkish Palace: visit Turkish DeLight in Camden and get your hands on one of the lamp emporium’s glittering, glass-mosaic light fittings. The handmade lanterns are fabricated using techniques first mastered centuries ago by Ottoman craftsmen.
Founded in 2016 in Camden by partners Kriszti and Andras, Tea Shirt's fresh take on nourishing teas hand-packed in zerowaste packaging received a 'food Oscar' this year. Tea Shirt was awarded a Golden Fork Award, the highest accolade presented by the Great Taste Awards, which itself is one of the most coveted food awards in the world.
Tribu’s brand philosophy is built on the premise that style is born from individuality. Over the years their collections have been inspired by sacred geometry, yoga, spirituality and urban gypsy styles and organic woods.
If you are a lover of loose leaf tea, look no further that the Camden Tea Company , an homage to different varieties of blend and leaf which they have travelled around the world to discover, bringing it all back to Camden for your sipping pleasure.
I-Optix is an opticians on Drummond Street and offers visitors a relaxed and personal yet efficient approach to their services. They welcome a limitless stock of brands, giving customers the edge on uniqueness to stand out from the crowd.
With an extensive range of sweet and savoury offerings, Gupta’s is popular with locals and offers a catering service for weddings and events.
The Jazz Café is an award winning live venue with a live music rota that leans towards the jazz and eclectic side of things. It’s an intimate venue for music across a variety of genres – from the coolest things in live electronic to soulful jazzy beats.
The Roundhouse is an incredible performing arts and concert venue situated at the Grade 2 listed former railway engine shed, where some of the biggest names in music, theatre, circus and spoken word take to the stage every day. It doubles as a hub of inspiration where artists and emerging talent create extraordinary work and where young people can grow creatively as individuals.
Koko began life as a theatre and hosted the likes of Charlie Chaplin. Reincarnated into a music venue, it found a place at the heart of Punk and played host to musical legends such as the Sex Pistols. In 1982, the New Romantic scene had found its home. Since reopening in 2005, many musical legends have graced KOKO’s stage such as Noel Gallagher and Coldplay.
The Underworld has become the heart of the alternative music scene in England and has played host to concerts by mega names such as Radiohead, Foo Fighters, The Darkness and Fall Out Boy.
Camden Monarch dates back to the 1980s, when Camden Town began hosting gigs and adopting a bohemian sensibility. The venue has hosted many bands that have since gone on to be highly successful, for example, Coldplay and Oasis.
Built on a bomb site in the 1950s, its name is derived from the cement mixer that was absent-mindedly trapped in the pub during its construction. It gained notoriety as the drinking pub of choice for a long list of bands throughout the 90s Brit pop years. Today, the pub maintains its laid back good time vibes.
The Electric Ballroom is an iconic music venue at the heart of Camden Town’s bustling community and has been for 80 years. In past decades, artists such as Madness, The Clash, Blur and the Smiths have drawn huge crowds of loving visitors to the venue.
Camden Assembly is an established indie haunt that plays host to popular and budding talent and has regular club nights. Split into 3 floors, everyone’s welcome at Camden Assembly – whether you’re visiting them for a gig or club night or just looking to grab a pint and burger.
Our ‘Music Venue’ winner last year! Green Note is a unique and intimate exposed brick venue for roots, world and acoustic music and a vegetarian café menu.
Dingwall’s is a live music hot spot since 1973, hosting local/ touring bands and comedy nights within Camden Market. It’s had many bands grace its stage over the years including emerging acts and established international superstars such as the Foo Fighters, The Strokes and Mumford and Sons.
Arts and Cultural Venue
Central London space dedicated year-round to supporting early-career artists making unconventional, experimental and adventurous theatre – particularly those whose work explores issues that matter to people right now.
A pillar of the community, Chalton Gallery showcases Contemporary Art from Mexico and the UK with a dynamic international public programme of moving image, performance, talks and experimental sound and music.
Arts Catalyst is a non-profit contemporary arts organisation that commissions and produces trans-disciplinary art and research. They activate new ideas, conversations and transformative experiences across science and culture, engaging people in a dynamic response to our changing world.
The Old Diorama Arts Centre provides flexible short-term central London studio and room hire supporting the arts and community in Camden.
The Jewish Museum is a museum that tells the story of the history and heritage of Jews in Britain through universal themes of migration, family, faith and culture. They exist for all people from all backgrounds and celebrate diversity in all its forms.
Colomba is a ‘studio in the sky’, a class/event venue running a diverse programme of activities including talks, dance, fitness, yoga and personal development courses. Colomba is a room to create.
The New Diorama Theatre is an 80-seat theatre unique for their development and support of early and mid-career theatre companies and ensembles. They also work extensively with the local community, creating projects, workshops and productions.
Zabludowicz Collection is a philanthropic organisation including a growing collection of contemporary art and a programme of international exhibitions, events and artists’ residencies. The Collection is dedicated to fostering new audiences and a sustainable environment for contemporary art, offering a variety of opportunities and support for artists and art organisations.
The Skip Garden is an urban oasis built by young people and local business volunteers, together creating a sustainable community. They engage with the community through creative workshops such as, urban food growing and creative writing.
Keeping the art scene alive in Camden, Camden Image Gallery is a hire space gallery that welcomes and represents all artists and genres. They also host poetry evenings and performance evenings throughout the year.
What the Pitta is a trendy vegan fast food joint serving delicious vegan doner kebabs, falafel wraps, fries and vegan desserts!
Hygge Pygge is an independently owned specialty coffee and all-day brunch café that started with the humble aim of bringing community together through food, music, art, yoga, classes for kids and more.
Purezza is UK’s first vegan pizzeria, serving plant-based versions of classic Italian dishes. Their menu consists of cheeses that they’ve spent years developing with cruelty free ingredients and pizza dough with a twist.
Named after the popular going out area in Hong Kong, Lan Kwai Fong serves delicious dim sum, cocktails, steamed bao buns and you can also get stuck into a free game of digital beer pong on London’s first digital pong machine.
Tucked away in the west of Camden Market – Rudy’s amasses quite a crowd on Sunday afternoons. They serve up mouth-watering American comfort foods, vegan style. You’ll spot classic Americana dishes ranging from The Dirty Burger to the Mac ‘n’ Cheez.
Guy Gold and his associates are new to Camden, in a cosy and intimate space tucked away just off Camden High Street that operates as a little coffee bar alongside their osteopathic treatment rooms.
Egg buns have achieved cult-like status across America’s West Coast, and now, they have arrived in London. Starting as a pop-up in various markets across London, Yolk Breaker has officially opened their permanent base at Stables Market.
Situated just outside of the Camden Market, Cube Café offers a delicious selection of coffees and teas, homemade cakes and breads.
A market trader selling beautiful looking and delicious tasting waffle desserts with all the ingredients you could ever dream of.
Naked Dough launched the UK’s first Cookie Dough Café as a pop-up in 2017 and opened in Camden this summer. Alongside their ludicrously moorish (and utterly Instagrammable) egg-free raw Cookie Dough, Naked Dough offers Dough Milk, Dough Freaks, Ice Cream and more. Their permanent flavours included the ever-popular Unicorn food, Nak-Ed Sheeran and totally vegan Buttery Biscuit Base.