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Edinburgh Farmers' Market

Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland (Castle / Royal Mile / High St)
0131 220 8580
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Ranked #9 of 95 Shopping in Edinburgh
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
Activities: Shopping
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Appleton
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We popped in over lunch time and our biggest problem was trying to decide what to eat because everything looked and smelled so good! There were very international options and the vendors were friendly and generous with samples. The three of us settled on Jamaican jerk chicken, pulled pork, and a falafel, although the poeia (sp?) smelled amazing, too We... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

it was nice visit and it is probably one of the most beautiful locations to any farmers' market anywhere. It is small, but some good stuff available and quite a selection of food to go and taste.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I always enjoy a visit to this great market which is held every Saturday ,get there early for the best choice and remember it closes about 2.00pm.Great choice of meats and superb selection of locally grown veg. I particularly enjoy the cooked sausages or burgers they have on sale or some nice pulled pork from one of the stalls. several... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We had heard poor reviews for the farmer's market so we didn't expect much but it turned out to be quite nice. There are lots of stalls selling produce, snacks, food carts, etc. We had a nice picnic lunch of sandwiches and fresh strawberries. They put out chairs for people to sit. It is located right behind the castle so... More

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Metz, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The other reviewers have already gone into great detail as to what one can find in the markets, so I will only say - don't miss the buffalo burgers and the Scotch eggs. We wanted to buy everything we saw, and only regret we couldn't fit all that food into us. It's walking distance from the Edinburgh Castle, so we... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Sausages, pulled pork, scotch eggs, chocolate, brownies, sampling cheeses! I hit up this market every time I'm in this city and love it. Be sure to get a sandwich from the Oink stall- so good!

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Scotland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Was surprised at how few stalls there were, I'd been under the impression that the market was larger - along the lines of a French town market. What I would say though, was that the range and quality of the stalls was very good, especially the fruit and vegetables.One stall had the biggest range of tomato varieties I have ever... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We came across this market as we walked towards the city center. The variety of food stuff offered was impressive and the prepared food for consumption was great; where to start! As visitors we could only sample offerings and have a small bite to eat but the variety of food for sale is great for locals. To get a good... More

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A lovely way to spend a few hours is to visit the Edinburgh Farmer's market on a Saturday morning. Drink coffee, eat pastries and hog roast and buy delicious fruit and vegetables, seafood, meat, cheese and fresh free range eggs. Lots of other products available to tempt you.

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Sebring, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Such a nice experience for a brief stop-over on Saturday morning. We enjoyed browsing through the merchants booths while downtown Edinburgh. We enjoyed a wonderful pastry and cup of mocha. There is lots of fresh produce, meats, and bakery goods. It is nice to support the local small businesses. They were very friendly and appreciated us shopping there. It's awesome... More

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