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Birmingham Open Market

Neighborhood: Ladywood
As featured in 3 Days in Birmingham and 1 other guide
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Address: Edgbaston Street, Birmingham B5 5BB, England
Phone Number: 0121 464 8349

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I must say I went there yesterday (Saturday) for a nice cuppa tea at the tea hut next to where they sell bedding goods. I always come here for a cuppa tea. (at only 60p) you can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2016
brian j
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a Saturday and the market was full of vendors selling everything you can imagine. Bought a big hunk of cheese and some fruit. The vendors all seemed nice and friendly and some offered tastings of their wares. If you love markets, as I do, this is a fun place to wander for a while.

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

I must say I went there yesterday (Saturday) for a nice cuppa tea at the tea hut next to where they sell bedding goods. I always come here for a cuppa tea. (at only 60p) you can sit in the sun. and if there is no spare tables all you have to do is ask someone if there is a... More 

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

I like markets - so I like visiting this place. The open market has a great selection of fruits and vegetables - all at very reasonable prices, while the adjoining indoor market majors in meat and seafood - again with great variety and value. They also maintain the old market style whereby stall holders shout out about the quality and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

As with the Rag Market this place is great so much choice. Wall to Wall stalls and great stall holders. Worth a visit just to wander round something might catch your eye.

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Montreal, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Most of fruits are rotten. I have decided to buy apples, garlic and sweet potatoes. Strawberries never tasted good. Apricots always tastes way too acidic. The pineapple I bought was half rotten. Fruits go bad in a day or two. The indoor market is okay, but there is only one shop I buy from. I know that everyone says there... More 

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

A market at the heart of the city comprising the Birmingham Open, Rag and Indoor Market ..... one of the best places in the region for shopping ..... not to be missed for fresh fruit, veg, fish & seafood if you're ever in the city.

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Rushden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We bought some fresh chicken breast meat..what a bargain. So surprised to find that the stall was selling 5 kg for £20.. Really cheap. Good for freezing, it's going to last ages. Very varied food stalls..worth visiting.

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Thank peter h
Wednesbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

lots of butchers with roughly the same deals on . same with fishmongers . I used to like the old market , this doesn't have the same charisma.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

It is true that you can find a lot of bargains but the butchers copy each others by giving out the same offers and the same cuts of meat. Same for fishmongers. No one offer game meat, va, wild board, Italian hams and cured meats........

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Thank Stefano915
Warwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

good market with pretty much everything. i don't always use it when in Brum, but I do like a good bargain and there are plenty of those here. don't go buying your melons from the supermarket when you can get them bigger and cheaper here. lots of meat at great prices too.

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