Café du Marché – standing the test of time

In the Clerkenwell area we are used to restaurants coming and going as they fall in and out of fashion, but the Café du Marché, down a narrow alley off Charterhouse Square, next to the Malmaison Hotel, seems to go on and on – virtually unchanged in its popularity among those who know of it.  It’s not easy to find if you are unaware of its exact location and it certainly picks up no trade from people passing by, spotting it and deciding to give it a try.  The narrow alley is a dead end, so no passing trade, but it makes for a location which one could envisage as being in the middle of rural … [Read more...]