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This should be a great place for shopping at Manchester. The street is busy and with a lot of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Alien W
Christmas was in the air!

Walked from Piccadilly Station to the happening part of the city on a Friday evening. Despite the... read more

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Many of Manchester's shops and fine restaurants are located on or near this major thoroughfare.
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All reviews arndale centre usual shops piccadilly gardens lots of shops christmas market shoppers busking debenhams stalls performers stroll
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This should be a great place for shopping at Manchester. The street is busy and with a lot of brands.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alien W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very well laid out and a pleasant, relaxed experience, compared to Albert Square. Plenty of space to walk around and browse the stalls. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chrisl585chris
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked from Piccadilly Station to the happening part of the city on a Friday evening. Despite the rain, I was pleased to see the jolly (not rowdy) crowd, the Christmas market selling clothing, trinkets and foodstuff as well as the various decorations by stores along...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AFAK25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is probably the busiest street in Manchester & along it you will find nearly every store you could wish for. As we were in Manchester in December it was as you can imagine very,very busy and not really for my “cup of tea”.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank places2seeplaces2go
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Manchester Christmas Market on a bleak day, but were cheered up by what we saw. The market was spread all over Manchester, you turned a corner and there were more market stalls. There was a great spirit all day, plenty of stalls...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lesliecatt48
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Market Street is a very busy, lively street in the heart of the City Centre. Get in amongst the hustle and bustle and enjoy all that’s going on.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rachel D
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

We were in Manchester yesterday for a gig at the Albert Hall...which was a nice, small venue and the gig was great!.... However..... Parking is very expensive so we pre-booked at the Mercurie Hotel car park. Finding it was an absolute nightmare.. driving through the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank hayleymason100
Reviewed September 3, 2018

In short you see life in this street. The well heeled, the down trodden and Mr & Mrs average. A great choice of shops and store and wall to wall to wall busking and music. You must stop and watch some of the acts, some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank shaunbell57
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

The largest stores such as Debenhams and Primark are at its Piccadilly Gardens end; TK Maxx and an entrance to the vast Arndale Centre in the middle; smaller stores at the end. Whilst the stores themselves are welcoming, the street itself is nondescript and fairly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank futtock21
Reviewed August 6, 2018

One of the buzziest streets in central Manchester, this street encapsulates the spirit of Manchester's shopping-malls. Loads to shop along the street, and especially good for window-shopping as there is a lot on display. There are often street performers and crowd watching too. Wonderful atmosphere...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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John V
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Hi Jean-Marc, I don't know either. Knowing the council you probably do! Like David I suggest you use the city council website. Good luck Patchycat
Travel Forum Posts
What is the main shopping street in Manchester? (6 Replies)
just for general high street stores, Debenhams, M&S, Selfridges, etc.... Is it Market Street? thanks
August 18, 2011|
Response fromsuewick|
Debenhams and M&S are on Market Street, Selfidges is in Exchange Square but can be accessed through M & S by a walk way on either the 1st or 2nd floor, I can't remember which but it's obvious when you get there. It's the lingerie floor. The Arndale Centre houses many chain stores and King Street and the surrounding areas the expensive designer shops. Kendal Milne (House of Fraser) a large department store is on Deansgate. The shopping area of Manchester is quite compact and easily...More
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Tram stop advice ... (2 Replies)
Hi all Bring the wife up from Sunny Cornwall in a couple of weeks and looking to catch the Tram from the airport. We are staying at the Royal Mile Premier Inn in East Market Street and wondered which is the best stop to get off to walk to this location. Many thanks
April 24, 2016|
Response fromkenko92|
The tram stop will be St.Andrew's Sq. However the Airlink 100 bus from the airport goes to Waverley Bridge which is a bit closer to your hotel.
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Bar in Kinsale--Can you check for me?? (1 Replies)
Hello!! We were recently in Ireland and our favorite bar in Kinsale was An Seanachai on Market Street. We just adored it but completely forgot to ask if they sell t-shirts or other items. I would love to surprise my husband with something from there for Christmas but they don't have a website. Is anyone in Kinsale and could check for me if they carry anything? Thanks!!
November 19, 2007|
Response fromClauds|
If you don't get a reply from Marie, our local expert for Kinsale, you could try this email address: An Seanachai sales@anseanachai.com. There's also a website listed but it doesn't actually get you a website for An Seanachai, just some sponsored listings... Good luck!