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Old Bus Depot Markets

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Good variety, not for young children

We visited last Sunday with our 4 year old, 11 year old and 14 year old. The 11 and 14 year olds... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
mrsDenby84
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Ipswich, Australia
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Nice place top while away your time. Some exclusive stuff here

The wife liked it, she spent a fair amount of time looking at everything and even purchased a few... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rohit G
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Lovers of fine hand crafted wares, clothing collectors, food fanatics and jewellery junkies are just a few of the people who make their way to Canberra’s famous Old Bus Depot Markets every Sunday. In a fabulous old industrial building you will...more
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21 Wentworth Ave | Kingston, Canberra 2604, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited last Sunday with our 4 year old, 11 year old and 14 year old. The 11 and 14 year olds were happy to wonder around and look at things however our preschooler was less than keen. From an adults perspective, the markets were...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank mrsDenby84
Stephen S, Marketing Assistant at Old Bus Depot Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi mrsDenby84, Thanks for stopping by the Markets and sharing your review. You're right in that we do have a wide selection of food and handcrafted items available, and we hope you enjoyed them. Our theme days differ each week and our next kids day...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are a visitor to Canberra you should really enjoy these markets- lots of local food makers to look at and test including some wines and gin!! And crafts and the like with a good selection of food as well.More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Peaches-n-Ginger
Stephen S, Marketing Assistant at Old Bus Depot Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Peaches-n-Ginger, Thanks for sharing your review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed the food and drinks on offer. They're quite the delicious complement to the unique handcrafted items you can find. There's more where that came from and we hope to see you back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wife liked it, she spent a fair amount of time looking at everything and even purchased a few things such as Nz Possum Fur gloves to take back to NZ. Avoid the food hall, the food was yuck in taste and so so greasy....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rohit G
Stephen S, Marketing Assistant at Old Bus Depot Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Rohit G, Thanks for sharing your experience. It's great to hear your wife had a great time and had some possum fur gloves to take home. We're sorry to hear about your review of the dish, but glad to hear you enjoyed the chili...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When visiting Canberra we always try and sneak in a visit to the markets. The food stands are just fabulous and a great place buy fresh local produce especially if you have a picnic in mind after. The small food court is a mini United...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CasandraTP
Stephen S, Marketing Assistant at Old Bus Depot Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi CasandraTP, Thanks for sharing your review and visiting the markets. It's great to hear your appreciation of the food variety and crafts available. We hope you had a lovely picnic and we look forward to seeing you back at the Markets. Cheers, Stephen &...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Following a friend's recommendation, we rode to Old Bus Depot Markets. The glass factory nearby attracted our attention and checked out their free session at glass making. Just awesome. Then at the markets we checked out the fresh food stalls and bought a few food...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kinh C
Stephen S, Marketing Assistant at Old Bus Depot Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kinh C, Thanks for sharing your awesome Sunday. We're big fans of the fresh olive cheese loaf too and can't get enough of it :) You're definitely right in that coming to the Markets also means seeing a lot of interesting and beautiful spaces...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Old Bus Depot Markets is a place where you can get unusual gifts at affordable prices, as well as shop for in-season fruit and vegetables as well as other produce from local growers. Cafe stalls offer food from throughout the world so you can...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank OnAir33628309434
Stephen S, Marketing Assistant at Old Bus Depot Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi OnAir33628309434, Thanks for sharing your review. We're also big fans of Fekerte's Ethiopian Cuisine and we're glad you enjoyed it. There's more food waiting for you at the Markets and we hope to have you back. Cheers, Stephen & the OBDM Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic place to visit whilst in Canberra! So much to see, lots of different foods to try, truly a must!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank dananddaniel
Stephen S, Marketing Assistant at Old Bus Depot Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi dananddaniel, Thanks so much for your kind review. We hope you had a great time and look forward to having you back :) Cheers, Stephen & the OBDM Team

Reviewed March 11, 2019

Not a bad market if you are into the craft side of things but if you want a good market for food and supplies head to Fyshwick. This is a lively market with a great feel and vibe. Spend some time here just people watching...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tahla
Stephen S, Marketing Assistant at Old Bus Depot Markets, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2019

Hi Tahla, Thanks for sharing your review and feedback. We're glad you enjoyed the great vibe of the Markets with some fantastic food. You can always count on the Markets to have delicious food and high-quality handmade crafts. We hope to see you again. Kind...More

Reviewed February 8, 2019

With two floors under cover, the Old Bus Depot markets has plenty of room for eclectic market stalls. We visited Sunday morning to meet friends for breakfast. There is no scrambled eggs and smashed avocado sellers - just pastries and cakes. There are food sellers...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AnthonyCordato
Stephen S, Marketing Assistant at Old Bus Depot Markets, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2019

Hi Anthony, Thanks for sharing your review with us. I'm sure our stallholder appreciates the recommendation for the spinach and feta burek :) With different themes each week, we hope you'll visit us for more Sundays at the markets. Cheers, Stephen & the OBDM Team

Reviewed February 6, 2019

Interesting to visit once -no need to return. Many stall are showcasing similar products. Lots of crafts, some food stalls & places to get something to eat. Very hot inside with cooling at either end. Quite spacious. Glad I've seen it .More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Clio H
Stephen S, Marketing Assistant at Old Bus Depot Markets, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2019

Hi Clio, Thanks for sharing your feedback and for visiting the Markets. We're sorry to hear about your experience. We pride ourselves of being a high quality handcraft Markets. With different themes and stalls each Sunday, we do hope to give you and all visitors...More

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Wilma G
October 1, 2016|
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Hi Wilma, As per the landlords requirements, dogs are unable to go inside the Old Bus Depot Markets unless they’re authorised Assistance Dogs i.e. Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs or Service Dogs. (FYI this info is on the website... More
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Response from NannaFox | Reviewed this property |
The markets are open from 10:00 till 4:00 on Sundays. There is a website.
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