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Barras Weekend Market

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Address: Glasgow, Scotland
Phone Number: 0141 552 4601
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Activities: Shopping

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Not what it once was, but still worth a visit

The Barras is a unique part of Glasgow's history, one that people seem to either love or hate. It was always a place where you could find cheap tat and stuff off the back of a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 14, 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Pop doon the Barras n spend yir dosh lively ..... Jam pack wi stuff ye can't get anywhere else , full of one offs . N the patter is different class by the way .. Hurry up before the Arty Farty mob take right over ......the Cooncil have already known for decades that the Barras n Calton is one of... More 

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Redwood City, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

My son and I visited this market on a Sunday. It was Sketchy at best. Most of the stalls were old CD's and DVD's, old clothing, and electronics.

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Silloth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Visited here on Sunday as we had never been before it was an eye opener but I think it has see better days

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This area is famous for antiques to clothes to tools to music. You can find lots of different wares in this covered and uncovered market in the East of the City.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

i luv goin to the barras its so unique and its big part of glasgow i think more support should go into this iconic place you can pick up almost anything there are vintage stalls fruit veg stalls you name they have it must see and go when visiting fab glasgow

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This place is amazing cant say enought about this place check it out Its like the old Barras under 1 roof They have a facebook page find it and have a look the stuff

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Glasgow
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The Barras is a unique part of Glasgow's history, one that people seem to either love or hate. It was always a place where you could find cheap tat and stuff off the back of a lorry, but there were occasional gems among the dross. It's harder to find these gems now, at least at a bargain price, as the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The barras are an institution in Glasgow, the place has lost some of it's mojo but it's still a nice Sunday destination.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

When I lived on Glasgow I was a regular at the barras it has one of the best butchers in Glasgow. Took my kid to candy crunch where staff were very patient with her. There are still a lot of unusual little stalks that you don't get on the high street. It does have the illegal tobacco paddlers, sign of... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Fag smoking stall holders, rude and abusive service especially the old women selling old tat. Scary place watch you dont get mugged. Just pointless, it needs pulled down.

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