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Pleasant night out

Very busy, beautiful location overlooking the pier on the esplanade in Cowes. Had a great time... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2017
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Lots of interesting things to taste buy and see

We had a fabulous time tasting and buying while at the market. Not only is there food but soaps... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2016
Melbourne, Australia
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The Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favourite event that I enjoy going whenever I have a chance to visit the Philip island. Unfortunately the market is running only once a month during summer or whatever they state in their web site. So I missed the market...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

Very busy, beautiful location overlooking the pier on the esplanade in Cowes. Had a great time listening to live music and wandering around a lovely little market with a variety of craft and boutique products. Plenty of food to choose from and a nice vibe....More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank abskebabs71
Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

Bands playing, amazing street food vendors and great stalls, what more could you want! This market is worth a visit! Great place to relax and enjoy a night on the island!

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Jenna T
Reviewed July 4, 2016

Cowes is the most popular town on the Island. There are plenty of bargain shops, cafes and markets. Cowes is also situated opposite the Cowes Pier and foreshore. There is ample accommodation around the area and usually within walking distance of the Town. Plenty to...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank sifugarry
Reviewed February 8, 2016

It is lovely walking around to all the stores on a summers night while listening to a band play music. It is also great that it is located so close to the beach that after eating some of the food from the stalls you can...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Jenny M
Reviewed January 2, 2016

It was ok, though Cowes needs more of this kind of thing, as the shopping experience is not that great in this seaside town. The craft stalls are limited, though the ones that are there are good quality crafts, soaps, candles, heat packs, jewelry etc,....More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Lucy G
Reviewed January 2, 2016

We had a fabulous time tasting and buying while at the market. Not only is there food but soaps olive oils lollies popcorn and pet products. Its nice to see little family companies out there sharing their produce etc.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank mooreby5
Reviewed December 14, 2015

Quite a few interesting market stalls, but didn't buy anything. Set out quit well. Beautiful setting near the jetty. Near to restaurants, so not far to go when you finish. The band played music of a reasonable quality. Lovely sea air. Pleasant, but not great.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Geoffrey H
Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

Nice night out to eat by the beach with nice live band. The food from the stalls are pricey and lines can be long. Food was the main thing here, not many other crafty stalls. The paella was great (we had both seafood & chicken...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank RomBeaJRS D
Reviewed May 18, 2015

We were a bit disappointed. They were really quite small, and if it wasn't for the petting zoo, our kids would have been totally bored. Plenty of food stalls, but really lacked the craft and bric-a-brac stalls you would normally see at a night market.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank mksmthomas
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Beverley R
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Response from Bronwyn E | Reviewed this property |
Hi it's on a Saturday. Not during winter months as I understand it