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Old English Market/City Market

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Address: Grand Parade, Cork, Ireland
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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The Old English Market in the heart of Cork City is a must visit destination for visitors. It has a number of meat stalls, coffee shops and few other stalls all in an enclosed... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Dungarvan, Ireland
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Dungarvan, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Old English Market in the heart of Cork City is a must visit destination for visitors. It has a number of meat stalls, coffee shops and few other stalls all in an enclosed roofed area.

Thank DanMcG_media
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It took me and my friend almost 2 hours just to visit the many stalls inside the market. Has a great variety of cheese, chocolates and seafood. We loved the experience and my personal favorite were the shops selling home-made and organic stuff such as honey, jams, etc. We ended up buying small jars of home-made jams and chutneys as... More 

Thank Paromita R
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good place to visit. Top butchers and fishmongers plus a whole host of other wares. Cafe also on the inside so you can look down on the bustling market.

Thank Welshmitch
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fab market lovely to wander around so many lovely stalls to see just wish I could have taken more home

Thank Joanne457
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent a few hours here just perusing the many stalls and seeing what the merchants had to offer. Blown away by the selection of meats, seafood, breads, cheese, desserts... the list goes on. We were able to gather ingredients for a fabulous three course meal with so many options of everything it was hard to decide! Loved the atmosphere of... More 

Thank M F R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

There are so many delicious treats in the market. We had some of the best olives we've ever had from here.

Thank Jodie N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Easy to find can be accessed form a few different streets in Cork City Centre. Buzzy and alive, lovely to stroll through. Nice restaurant on the first floor. .

1 Thank Patricia K
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The English market is a vibrant wonderland full of local foods,banter and joy.There is an amazing selection of sea food,meats,breads & other local delights all served with a small & some great story's.Its a must visit when in Cork city

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely in door market. Really for the locals not tourists. Only so far you can go with raw meat and fish. However a few nic nac shops. Cheesemongers was my favourite & upstairs cafe.

Thank Frank M
Mallow, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a very pleasant visit to this Icon of markets. Every food type on display was of the highest quality. Personel working at the Market were extremely pleasant and happy in their lifestyle or so they made you, the customer, feel that way. Very nice spot for to have a coffee and scone. Would highly recommend theach English Market to... More 

Thank mikebour

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