About Us

Established in 1930, Tooting Market is South London’s original indoor Market. We are proud to represent a collective of vibrant and diverse businesses that reflects the community in which we serve: including a broad range of food vendors (amongst them Jamaican, Italian, Japanese, Mauritian, Lebanese, Chinese, Portuguese and Guyanese), an array of eclectic and unique retail stores (including a specialist record store, an art gallery, fabric vendors, tailors and a worldwide artefact specialist), alongside hair, beauty and nail salons and a gym. We are home to both established traders who have a long history with the Market, such as Stannard’s of Tooting Butchers and Ernest of MaatArt – alongside newer offerings such as Brickwood Coffee & Bread and Graveney Gin Distillery.

Tooting Market has won several accolades, including Best Small Indoor Market at the 2017 Great British Market Awards, and has been named as one of Lonely Planet’s ‘Top 10 Coolest Places to visit in the World’, alongside featuring on the BBC and ITV News. We have a loyal and valued local customer base as well as attracting visitors from around the UK and internationally.

Tooting Market represents the Heartbeat of the local community: our traders work tirelessly to serve the community seven days a week and we regularly host community events. A trip to the Market brings a chance for customers to support small business whilst enjoying a lively and unique retail experience that they won’t find anywhere on the high street, and meet with our brilliant traders who are passionate, dedicated and knowledgeable about their trade.

Instagram: @tootingmarket
Twitter: @TootingMarket


TimeOut Love London Winner 2016
Best Small Indoor Market – Great British Market Awards 2017
Best Independent Retailer – Wandsworth Business Awards 2017
TimeOut Love London – Best Retail in Tooting 2016
Wandsworth Business of The Year – Wandsworth Business Awards 2016
Finalist ‘Best Food Market’ – Foodism100 Awards 2018

Our Staff

In addition to our amazing traders, we have a brilliant Management and Ops team who include:

Edgar, Tooting Market’s Operations Manager: the backbone of the Market – what Edgar doesn’t know about how the Market runs is not worth knowing! A man of many talents including being a trained electrician, Edgar also handles the odd plumbing and building works that arise.

Robert, Tooting Market’s Porter & Cleaner: Bringing cleaning and helpfulness to a whole new level, Robert helps to ensure that everyone’s experience at the Market is a positive one. He’s also the proud Dad of our Market Moggies!

Mike, Tooting Market Porter & Cleaner: Resident rock and roll legend (and Willie Nelson lookalike!), Mike is always ready with a smile and helping hand.

Karen, Tooting Market Manager: Our Market Boss! Karen manages the Market on a day-to-day basis to ensure everything runs smoothly and Tooting Market a great experience for all that visit.

Our Market Moggies

Chester: Handsome black & white longhair Chester can be found residing at owner Alison’s Candy Cane Lounge, eyeing up the sugared mice!

Bec, Rudy & Lottie: are our gorgeous Market kitties, who keep the mice in check and enjoy a fuss from our customers on a daily basis!

Toots: R.I.P. our Market General and Master Mouse-catcher, Toots, widely loved and very much missed by all in the Market.

General Info

Accessibility: Tooting Market is accessible at both entrances at street level and all areas are accessible for wheelchairs aside from the mezzanine inside Green Choy. Our first floor level gym F45 has a lift and we have disabled W/C. We welcome any feedback from customers with disabilities as to how we can further improve – if you have any feedback or suggestions please contact us @admin@tootingmarket.com

Pets: we welcome dogs into the Market, as long as they are kept on a lead!

Dine-in: We have communal tables in the centre of the Market (available on a first-come, first-come basis), where customers are invited to relax and enjoy food and drink from our traders. A number of our traders also have their own dine-in areas which are open for reservations – please see individual traders for details.

Takeaways: all our traders are available for in-person takeaway. Most are also available on Deliveroo, Ubereats & JustEat (see individual traders for details).

Catering for dietary requirements: food traders at Tooting Market cater extensively for Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free and Halal dietary requirements. Please check individual traders for details.

Toilets: Toilets are located adjacent to the communal seating area in the middle of the Market.

Health & Safety: during the pandemic we have increased our Health & Safety provisions to help keep our customers safe. These include:

  • Weekly deep cleans of the entire Market
  • Daily cleaning of all communal areas and frequent clean-downs throughout the day of stalls by traders
  • Hand sanitizer is available at various points throughout the Market
  • The main doors to the Market are open throughout the day to encourage the circulation of air
  • We encourage our customers to wear masks when visiting
  • A number of our retailers have click & collect services (please see individual traders for details)

Art Wall


Jenny Bardoville

Untitled (cubic forms)

Jenny Bardoville



hosted by Green Choy
every Thursday from @darcywintermusic & @br00kelaw hosted by Green Choy from 7pm onwards on their mezzanine

Sports screenings

of major sporting events
held regularly on our big screens in the central communal area of the Market (usually booking not required).
If you would like to enquire about showing your work, please contact the
Market Manager at admin@tootingmarket.com