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Old Market

I researched that the old market was called the pannier market in by gone times. A pannier was a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ann R
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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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Interesting history

Wonderful to see that someone has bothered to keep old signs & knows the history of this old... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Konie
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Daylesford, Australia
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Quaint Historic Market Square with eateries and shops and regular markets on Tuesday's and Friday's
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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The Old Market Square | Victoria Road, Dartmouth, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I researched that the old market was called the pannier market in by gone times. A pannier was a container which was carried over a pack animal to bring goods to market. It was semi closed the day we were there but stopped into a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ann R
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

Need a good coffee in Dartmouth go to the over 60's club in Community Corner in the Old Market square. Friendly volunteers, great value coffee and biscuits. A good place to support.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank shooz14
Reviewed January 11, 2019

As another reviewer has said, this market looks attractive enough and should have been good. The shops are fine and the market is worth a visit only for these. There is a first class coffee shop, health food shop, vinyl record shop, ironmongers, pet shop,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

The stalls lacked so much and there was no sense of life and welcome. The signage is interesting. The Heritage is so important but this needs TLC. Parts are wheelchair friendly with help

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Wonderful to see that someone has bothered to keep old signs & knows the history of this old Market. We enjoyed reading about it & wandering around inside. Lots of character & quite a few shops & stalls to be found there.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Konie
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Wonderful cobbled old market square, full of history and lots of small individual shops (I noticed that one or two don't open on a Sunday or Monday). There is a traditional fish shop / stall, a cafe with in and out seating, and others filling...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Daisy429
Reviewed August 27, 2018

There are less retailers in the market square than last year. This area, is more a place for more mature people to meet for coffee, and a chat, than a vibrant market scene.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gillian p
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Follow the street signs to find this, tucked away behind the shops. The cobbled market square is surrounded by an array of charming independent shops, cafes, farm shop etc. a very busy place on Market days

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Wanderer1370
Reviewed June 16, 2018

We always visit the Old Market Square when in Dartmouth. An interesting place with two nice cafe's, lots of little specialist shops and a very good fish stall. These units are supplemented on certain days with extra specialist stalls. Worth a look around.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SheffieldPip
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

A nice friendly place with a good lunch time menu. Mussels were wonderful, good hunks of bread and well presented. Grilled sole pronounced good too. Well chosen wine list but a bit pricey. They have a lift to the first floor which is great for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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