Mercato Metropolitano

Mercato Metropolitano. Image credit: Janine Kelso.
Feast on street food and pick up Italian ingredients at Mercato Metropolitano’s gigantic food hall in Elephant and Castle.


Tucked away off Borough High Street, Mercato Metropolitano includes more than 40 food stalls and bars, spanning world flavours, including a focus on Italian food.

The emphasis here is on sustainability, showcasing small-scale and artisan producers and ingredients created in an environmentally friendly way.

What to eat at Mercato Metropolitano

Take your pick from Japanese, Argentinean, Italian and more world cuisines, before finding a spot on the communal tables, either indoors or outside.

Wash it down with wines, beers, cocktails and gins from the various bars within the food hall.

And make sure to stock up from the Italian deli, selling salamis, pasta, focaccia and more.

How to get to Mercato Metropolitano

Mercato Metropolitano is in Elephant and Castle, in south-east London. 

It is around halfway between Elephant and Castle and Borough Underground stations – which are both within six minutes’ walk.

Venue Details & Map

Mercato Metropolitano

Mercato Metropolitano
42 Newington Causeway

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