A Day Out In Camden

The weekend just gone was a long one, as yesterday was a bank holiday. I was busy over the weekend, but yesterday me and my partner took advantage of having an extra day off.

We jumped in the car and drove to Camden in North London. As London’s usually a nightmare to drive through, we take the train, but going by car was surprisingly easy.

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Camden for those who don’t know, is full of shops and markets that are a bit quirky, vintage and the whole area has an alternative feel. It’s become a bit more mainstream than it was in the past, but it’s a fun place to eat and explore.

Our first stop was at Chin Chin Labs. Chin Chin is Europe’s first liquid nitrogen ice cream parlour and it means it’s healthier, fresher and the food is created rather scientifically in a cloud of steam and smoke.

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We ordered The Brown-wich to share, which is two freshly baked chocolate cookies filled with Pondicherry Vanilla Ice Cream.

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We also got the amazing Chin Chin Hot Chocolate with Handmade Marshmallow. It had the biggest amount of gooey, vegetarian friendly marshmallow on top, which is blow torched for a crispy finish.

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Bellies full we decided to hit the main street, which has a rather touristy market selling t-shirts, some commercial stores like Mac and a few more gothic and unique places to shop.

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We didn’t spend long on the high street, as we wanted to visit the markets. We headed to a very tightly packed one, selling every type of food imaginable. It was hard to take photos as I had to squeeze through people, but I did get a photo of this super sized paella that was being cooked.

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We tried free samples of falafel and other goods, before heading to the biggest market at the back. This market sells an assortment of items, from clothes to jewellery to tonnes more food.

We visited a unique and very garishly coloured Mexican themed shop.

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A pretty shop selling Moroccan style laterns.

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And we passed the Cereal Killer Cafe, where you can eat any type of cereal you like, all day long.

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I posed with the ever popular statue of Amy Winehouse, which has colourful bracelets tied to her wrists from fans of the singer.

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We looked at leather notepads, crafted jewellery and pretty vintage dresses, before stopping for more food!

We had a falafel, hummus and salad wrap, which was tasty and filling.

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We also tried a rainbow bagel, which is a savoury bagel with a hint of sweetness and of course it’s rainbow coloured.

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Feeling satisfied from the food and having seen all the shops and markets had to offer, we headed home. Pleased to have had a free day to spend in Camden.

33 thoughts on “A Day Out In Camden

  1. Yay for Camden! Love this post 👏🏼 Looks like you tried lots of different food- I always just get the chinese food from the same place whenever I go! 😂 Did you go into cyberdog? glad you had a fun day! 🙂

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  2. really happening place! i am so craving that ice cream and cookie sandwich now, it looks humongous in your hand, i am thinking i would need a couple of hours to see everything here. Thanks for sharing your super day with us. you must have gone to sleep on candy floss clouds after a day like that. really nice to see the variety of stuff they have on sale and display, i really love these type of markets. are the markets open year round and everyday?

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    • It is. I’ve always enjoyed going to Camden. It was a pretty big ice cream sandwich, I really want another one☺ I did feel good after. I love trying different foods and exploring different shops and markets. The markets in Camden are open every day, all year round☺ x

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  3. Sounds like a great day exploring and getting out and about! The ice cream sandwich and hot chocolate look delicious and the rainbow bagel looks so colourful and pretty! Your makeup here is lovely, what did you use on your eyes and your lips? xx

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    • It is fun to explore. There’s so many little markets and bits to discover. One of the main reasons I love it there is the food, as they have some unusual things to eat☺ Aaw thank you, I used Kiko’s Sphere eyeshadows for the first time. I used a purple and a deep blue and I wore a light pink Bourjois lipgloss xx

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