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Edinburgh Farmers' Market

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Address: Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland
Phone Number: 0131 220 8580
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Great market

I've been to this market about 5 times, every time it's been spot on. They really have something for everyone. I usually get a coffee and a cake and some fresh produce. There is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Slough, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Market full of local products not only fruits and vegetables but also freshly grounded coffee, home baked cakes, jams, olives and some hot food options ideal for lunch.

Thank MKC82
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to this market about 5 times, every time it's been spot on. They really have something for everyone. I usually get a coffee and a cake and some fresh produce. There is also a lady that makes a homemade Nutella that's amazing.

Thank danbuchanan1987
Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

At the foot of Edinburgh Castle, this is a small market primarily serving the locals, having a variety of stalls that sell meats - uncooked and cooked, fruit and veg, cheese. It's like a mini version of Borough Market (in London)

1 Thank SYMoo74
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Farmers selling their local and fresh products as meat, vegetables, cheese or jams. Everything straight from farms, tasteful, rich of flavour. Good value for money, moreover I found it very cheap.

Thank Gonzalo F
Upminster, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

I only knew about this market (held on Saturday mornings) because I was staying opposite it, but it was much better than some farmers' markets I have been to. Excellent venison, lamb/hogget, mutton pies and cheese for sale among other things. As you can order online from many of the suppliers represented at the market it is a good way... More 

1 Thank UpminsterPete
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Lovely little market with a range of food from local farmers. Delicious game pies and lovely cheese from Arran cheeses. Can be cold so wrap up warm

Thank Lucy C
hong kong
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356 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

i reached there before 10am & many stalls here. local people busy on purchasing fresh food & vegetable. and traditional street food seem quite tasty but i was full that time. suggest to have breakfast here.

Thank iamface
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31 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Thus is a good place to shop and graze. Grazing food included Asian/Irish fusion cuisine - bhagees made with colcannon. Our group also tried delicious freshly made pastries filled with, potato, spinach and cheese, potato and bacon, or potatoes dauphinoise. I would personally highly recommend the butternut squash soup. If you are looking for gifts then Scottish products include locally... More 

Thank Mel T
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Stumbled across the market on a walk down to the centre of town and spent a happy hour looking at stalls and sampling what was on offer. It is a modest market by continental standards but quality Scottish produce on show, ranging through cheese, fish, hams, charcuterie, meats etc. Worth dropping in and enjoying a freshly made coffee. I plan... More 

Thank James G
Mainz, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

Only a small market but a really good variety of fresh products available. Crowded but somehow relaxing. Wonderful blend of smells from the fresh farm products. Drinks and snacks available. Well worth visiting.

1 Thank Drehort

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Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighborhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theaters and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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