Ridley Road Market

Ridley Road has been home to this market in the heart of Dalston since the end of 1880s having started with about 20 stalls it now playing an important part in Hackney’s history and heritage with over 150 stalls offering a diverse range of quality goods at very competitive prices.

Opposite Dalston Kingsland Train Station and beside Kingsland Shopping Centre, Ridley Road Market is one of the most vibrant in East London, offering a unique combination of international flavours from around the world. With the fusion of Afro-Caribbean, Asian and European goods, there is something there for everyone.

Visitors to Ridley Road Market, centred in Dalston town centre, are greeted with a warm and pleasant atmosphere, the energetic sound of reggae music and the natural blend of cultures. Apart from serving fruit and vegetables to generations of families, the market also offers a wide range of household goods.



Ridley Road, London, E8 2NP. Opposite Dalston Kingsland train station off Kingsland High Street / A10.

Opening times

Monday to Saturday – 9:30am to 4pm.

Bank holiday opening

The market is not open on public/bank holidays except on Good Friday.

Ridley Road Market vs supermarket

This video compares Ridley’s prices to those found in supermarkets in and around Dalston. See for yourself why Ridley Road Market has stood the test of time.

Apply to trade at Ridley Road Market

If you want to trade at Ridley Road Market, please read through our market trading licence page and complete the interest form.

Page updated on: 25 May 2022

Markets Service


First Floor
51-63 Ridley Road
E8 2NP


Opening times

  • Markets office is open for tel enquiries and walk-in appointments, Mon-Fri 7am to 5pm