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The English Market

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41 Princes Street, Cork T12 RW26, Ireland
+353 21 492 4258
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A very interesting market offering a massive selection of food and locally sourced products at very good prices well worth a visit

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank stevewardf
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The English Market is a great place to browse. You will get a lot of ethnic produce which normal shops just won’t sell. If you pass the veg shop look for Tamarillos , a delicious fruit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ShaneMcDonald
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here to see the history of the market, very helpful and friendly staff, great variety of food and drinks available. highly recommended

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 324geoffreyb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plenty to purchase. Lots of smells and sights - a very enjoyable visit. Located in Cork city centre, we stumbled across it accidentally. Not only has the markets, but has a cafe sit- in food area upstairs.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BeccaH490
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had so much fun walking around and taking time to tAlk with all the business owners. Everyone was so nice and answered all questions and gave us great recommendations.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank beckymO7641RR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If only we had such a place in the UK. Lots of fresh foods, salads, cheeses, vegetables and fresh fish. It catered for meat, fish, vegetarian and vegan palates. It looked so wholesome my internal organs were fizzing and energised just by looking. Lots of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DJD2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a walk through the English market and wow what an experience. The wonderful smells and aromas that surged through were fabulous. Very busy market with locals and tourists shopping and buying. There should be one in every town

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 507mauricem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great venue to visit, you need to bring a chilly box with you and ice in order to buy all the fantastic choices of meat & fish. Well worth a visit just to see the choice of fresh foods on display. Quit a few also...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank martinrL1662AC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Made some wonderful purchases and enjoyed delicious drinks in cafe. Amazing selection of foods - breads, fruit, fish and meats and lots more to enjoy

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank J0ey21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wandered to the English Market , whilst over in Cork on business. Principally go find the Young Offenders fish monger , but also to have a look round somewhere so highly recommended. Full of great stores selling everything from olives and spices to cheese,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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March 30, 2018|
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Response from Stephen D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I cannot be 100% certain, but last year it was closed Easter Sunday and Monday, so I'd imagine this year would be the same.
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March 8, 2018|
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Response from jeralde | Reviewed this property |
Oh, I have no idea. We just stopped in Cork on our way from Kilnarey to Dublin. We got there around noon time (I think). It was crowded on that Wednesday afternoon, but not oppressive. But I imagine week-ends would be... More
March 5, 2018|
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Response from keithcairns | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is an excellent bar in a lane way entrance to the market known as the oyster bar. Excellent.