Foodie heaven: Europe's best food markets
Posted on 10/10/2018 1 share

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Food and travel are a match made in heaven! And with a visit to one of these European food markets you're bound to fall in love with the food on offer wherever you find yourself on vacation.

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  • Hornstulls Market, Stockholm
    Hornstulls Market, Stockholm

    As Sweden's capital of cool, of course Stockholm is home to some serious street food goodness! The best street food in the city can be found every weekend during its spring and summer months on the banks of the Lijeholmsviken river. But this market doesn't just sell Swedish delicacies. Its numerous food trucks also serve up an assortment of plates from around the globe!

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  • Time Out Market, Lisbon
    Time Out Market, Lisbon

    With nearly 40 kiosks, this market at the heart of Lisbon may just be a foodie's idea of paradise! Grab a seat in the communal dining area and enjoy affordable Portuguese food prepared by one of the market's many Michelin Star chefs, including regional desserts like arroz doce and pastel de nata. Or snack on dry-cured meats and national cheeses, but don't leave before testing some of the hundreds of Portuguese wines on offer!

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  • Albert Cuypmarket, Amsterdam
    Albert Cuypmarket, Amsterdam

    As one of the Netherlands' largest and oldest markets, Albert Cuypmarket is well established with over 300 food stalls to explore. Try Dutch specials such as Herring Broodjes (pickled herring) or if you fancy something sweeter feast on steaming hot Stroopwaffels. But it's not only Dutch delicacies that this market specializes in. A walk through Albert Cuypmarket is like taking your senses on a worldwide tour!

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  • Markthalle Neun, Berlin
    Markthalle Neun, Berlin

    Whoever said the best way to get to know a city is through its food was probably talking about Berlin! One of Germany's most ethnically diverse cities, it's no surprise that its street food doesn't disappoint. Open from breakfast until dinner, this indoor market serves up food from all over the globe. A visit here will open your eyes to more than just the city's famous Currywurst!

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  • Borough Market, London
    Borough Market, London

    Established all the way back in the 13th century, it's possible this market has just as much history as it does food! But with over 100 stalls offering breads, pastries, dried meats, cheese, wine, and the British favorite Pimms, Borough Market has more than enough to keep your taste buds entertained. Make sure you arrive with an empty stomach!

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Why visit a Michelin Star restaurant when you can have the same quality food (or even better) at a fraction of the cost? This is the exact reason why the street food scene has exploded in recent years, completely revolutionizing the way we eat!

The world's street food frenzy has made it near impossible to scroll through your Instagram feed without facing endless snaps of mouth-watering dishes. But with a visit to one of these European food markets it'll no longer be you doing the drooling!

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