Deptford Bites Market FAQs
What is Deptford Bites Market?
Deptford Bites is a weekly farmers, craft and street food market taking place every Saturday within Deptford Market Yard.
We also host some special themed-events such as Deptford Lives, We Love Cheese and Night Markets throughout the year.
Who is it for?
Anyone and everyone! Produce available every week includes seasonal fruits & vegetables from Kent, homemade sausages and steak burgers, organic breads, cakes & biscuits, freshly marinated olives, jams, chutneys and marmalades using local ingredients, cheeses, natural wines from around the world… plus crafts and an eclectic line-up of street food traders.
When is it?
Every Saturday, 10am – 4pm (Summer hours).
Where is it?
Right next to Deptford Station in Deptford Market Yard, SE8 4BX.
What are the opening hours?
10am-4pm during the summer. Times might vary for special events.
How do I get there?
By train / DLR / Overground
Deptford Rail Station (1 min)
New Cross Overground (5 mins)
Deptford Bridge DLR (6 mins)
Bus routes 453, 177 and 188 alight at Deptford High Street
Free parking on neighbouring residential streets: Idonia St, Adolphus St, Watson’s St, Hamilton St, Ffinch St, Albury St
Frankham St car park (3 mins)
Giffin Street car park (2 mins)
Vanguard St car park (6 mins)
Use post code SE8 4NS in the Sat Nav
Other parking spaces can be found using: parkopedia.com
Bike parking is available on Deptford high St, Giffin Sq and Douglas Sq
Is Deptford Bites Market accessible?
Yes – we are on flat cobbled ground and there are lifts as well as a ramp for easy access to the carriage way and to Deptford station.
Can I bring my dog?
Absolutely, we are dog friendly plus dog deli Hounds About Town is one of our regular traders with their quality treats handmade in the north of England. Please bag any mess they made and either use the bins provided or take it home.
What is the environmental policy at Deptford Bites Market?
We have a leave no trace policy and are committed to going single-use plastic free. Branded tote bags will be available on the Farmers’ Market from mid-July.
Can I use my debit card at Deptford Bites Market?
Many stalls have card machines and accept debit and credit cards, although some are cash only.
There are ATMs available on the high street if you need cash.
Is Deptford Bites smoke free?
No, as it is a public space. We ask customers to be respectful of where they smoke.
Is there seating available?
We supply lots of tables and benches for the market, so you can put all your shopping bags down and chill out while you grab a drink and enjoy the amazing street food from our traders.
Does the market cover dietary requirements?
A number of street food traders will have a vegetarian or vegan option.
Please check with traders before buying for allergy advice.
Note that Deptford bites Market is NOT nut free.
Can I buy and drink alcohol at Deptford Bites market?
Yes - we have craft beers, natural wines and Bloody Marys available each week.
What else can I do at Deptford Bites Market?
There’s a range of different activities to do at Deptford Bites and in the neighbouring area. We provide live music each week, which you can sit and enjoy. The Albany, a performing arts centre has activities and workshops each week.
Deptford Cinema on the high street has a range of activities including life drawing classes while Deptford Does Art is a local art gallery on the high street, with some great local artworks.
Deptford also neighbours some great areas such Greenwich, which has a large Maritime history to explore.
Can I get involved in Deptford Bites Market?
Absolutely, we are always looking for new traders. If you would like to have a stall at the market please have a look at our traders page.
If you are a musician and are interested in busking at the market, please click here.
For any opportunities please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Is there a way to promote my event at Deptford Bites Market?
We want to promote events and other happenings in Deptford and do welcome promotion at the market.
However they must be approved by the Eat Me Drink Me team before they are distributed at the market. We reserve the right to refuse to promote an event at Deptford Bites Market.
Please email email@example.com to have your flyers or leaflets considered.
Do you support any charities or good causes at Deptford Bites Market?
We love supporting charities and other good causes at Deptford Bites Market. We have previously welcomed FareShare London, Deptford People Project and 999 Club and would love to find how more about you’re dong.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
I love what you’re doing. How can I promote Deptford Bites Market?
We look for local ambassadors
Thank you for your support. We love seeing your images from the market, so please use #DeptfordBites and tag @DeptfordBites.
If you live in SE8, we are looking for local ambassadors to help us spread the good word on the market, please email us at email@example.com.
How can I hear more about Deptford Bites?
Click here to sign up to our monthly newsletter and be kept up-to-date about the market, line-ups, events and competitions.
We hold a monthly draw for newsletter sign ups, where you can win a free meal for 2 at the market.