Housedin a disused paper factory, Mercato Metropolitano spans over 45 000 ft and brings together some of the best small producers, farmers and artisans London and Italy has to offer. With a bakery, fishmongers, butchers, coffee roasters, artisan beer makers, cheesemongers, specialist charcuterie, pasta maker and pizza straight outta Naples, MM really does have it all. But this place goes far beyond the food with a cookery school, vegetable garden, street food market, family-run Palermo supermarket Prezzemolo e vitale, co-working space, gym, barbers and even a pop-up hotel. With so much going on you could spend a whole week in here and still not have seen it all.
Backyard Cinema ‘Winter Night Garden’ will be returning to Mercato Metropolitano this year. Venture through a wardrobe and emerge into a secret garden complete with blankets, mulled wine and mince pies. The cinema will be a showing a range of festive faves, including Elf, Love Actually, Home Alone and Frozen. Book tickets here.
Borough Triangle, Newington Causeway, SE1