Eurotrip Day 14 – London, England: Borough Market, Shoreditch, Dishoom and More

Posted on March 31, 2016 by Lindsay

After an amazing first few days in London, I almost couldn’t believe what was still ahead of me. The Large Association of Movie Blogs was having a meet up for the rest of the weekend.

The day started off with the unreal meeting of a long time friend and just a few donuts.

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A group of us headed over to Borough Market – a giant food market featuring meat, baked and other artisanal goods. Prepare for photo overload.

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I’m pretty sure my favorite thing about Europe are the markets. Yes, we have farmer’s markets here in the States but not many are on the level of those I ventured out to during our Europe trip. It’s hard to ask for more from these places. They’re a one stop shop for both groceries and prepared food. Borough Market is no exception.

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Take a look around at what you’ll find once you make it in the market.

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You might not be surprised to learn that we started to get pretty hungry looking at all that food. Time to head outside and grab some grub.

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It turned out to be a difficult decision to narrow down.

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So we ended up just grabbing a few different things to try out.

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One new discovery made at the market was that of Pimm’s – a popular drink in the UK that is often prepared like Sangria. It was a hard thing to resist.

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After we stuffed ourselves, we relocated to a different area of London where we would be meeting up with some other bloggers later in the evening. We arrived in Shoreditch which seemed to be the Brooklyn of London.

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Jason popped in for a quick shot of espresso at 21 Club Row

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We walked around for a bit and snapped some photos of the fun graffiti sprinkled throughout the area.

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A collection of mostly awful stickers spotted in a bathroom mirror – Can you find Jason?

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We stopped in for a coffee at Paper & Cup – more on this spot in an upcoming Coffee Break post.

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Then we headed around the corner for one of the first meet ups of the weekend at the fantastic Indian restaurant Dishoom.

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I was so caught up in the excitement that I forgot to snap a picture of my delicious food but I did manage to get a group shot at dinner.

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After dinner we went out for drinks at increasingly mismatched bars, starting at a rugby sports watering hole-

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And ending at a circus themed bar with early 00s R&B and very sugary drinks.

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The remaining few of us decided to keep the night going a little longer and stopped into a diner to grab some snacks.

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Sweet potato poutine will do.

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And I guess I’ll end the day where I started. Life comes full circle and so do donuts.

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Have you ever been to London?
Where are your favorite places to go?
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