To see the market at its best and find the full range of stalls open, arrive before 7am.
Look and see - have a good walk round the market before buying anything.
Ask questions - any of the businesses will be happy to answer any queries.
Get to know the salesmen - especially if you are going to be buying regularly.
Cost - prices are not normally displayed in a wholesale market, so always ask: Smithfield is a ‘proper’ market so shop around for the best price of the day.
Payment - all the stalls take cash, some take credit cards and regular trade customers can ask about credit accounts.
MONDAY to FRIDAY from 2am (visitors and buyers should arrive by 7am to find full range of stalls open) Closed on Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays.
As a vital part of the food supply chain in the UK, Smithfield Market Traders in association with the City of London, their landlord, are committed to maintaining business as usual at the Market. Please note that access is via Grand Avenue where a queuing system is in place to ensure social distancing.
We are open as usual Monday to Friday from 2am to 8am.
Easter Opening Hours
We are closed for Good Friday and Easter Monday. There is free parking Wednesday 31 March from 10pm to 9am Thursday 1 April.
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