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Old English Market/City Market

Address: Grand Parade, Cork, Ireland (Centre)
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Ranked #1 of 24 Shopping in Cork
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping
Activities: Dining, Shopping
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Type: Flea/ Street Markets, Shopping
Activities: Dining, Shopping

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Kolding Municipality, Denmark
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

There is a lot of different fresh foods. It seems many locals come here to get their shopping done. A lot af different types of meat. A bit to crowded in my opinion.

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cork
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is one place all visitors to Cork should visit. There are so many varieties of stalls selling everything from local produce to exotic Fruits, Fish, Olives, Spices, organic food,Homemade Breads, lots of these breads are made for people with intolerances to wheat, flour etc. incredible varieties of Cheeses, Meat stalls sell top quality produce from the ordinary to the... More 

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ireland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

If you are visiting cork a visit to corks old english market is a must.The atmosphere and ambience is awe inspiring. The scents and scenes are totally captivating and the assortment of foods that are offered are second to none .It's a must on your trip .

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cork
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

If you would like to see local produce both modern & traditional this is certainly the place to find it. Stalls laid out with such a selection of fine fresh food & beautifully displayed. Queen Elizabeth came here on her visit to Ireland a few years ago. Some stalls have been doing business here for 3 & 4 generations. Wonderful... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great to wander about and soak up the atmosphere, and perhaps try the breads and the cheeses, and perhaps linger for a coffee

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Cork, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This Market is traditionally the FRESH FOOD BASKET in CORK City. It is renowned internationally after the visit of the English Queen Elizabeth 2nd. who visited a short time ago. There is a pleasant feeling wandering from shop to shop displaying FRESH : fish, cheese, bread, vegetables, meat , poultry etc. The quality is here. Above all the welcoming atmosphere... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Cork City is blessed to have such a market. Fruits, vegetables, meat, fish from the most common to the exotic. Crocodile meat to strange looking fruit. Each stall holder has a story to tell. Go early morning to catch the best atmosphere. Have lunch or just coffee at the Farmgate inside. Go and enjoy.

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Houston, TX
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Most toursist are not in need of the largest selection of fresh meat. Plenty of fresh deserts if you want cakes, etc. I couldn't even find shortbread cookies. I don't cook when I am home, much less on vacation so please take that into consideration.

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County Clare
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Great place for a wander around. Everything looked delicious, really well presented and very knowledgeable people on the stalls. Came home with lots of bits and pieces of yummy things to eat.

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Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
35 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I like this market because it has a bit of everything especially meats and spices. My husband swears by it so we go there regularly to get necessary ingredients.

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