Old English Market/City Market, Cork

Categories: Flea Markets, Shopping
Inspirock Rating:
4.4/5 based on 1,500+ reviews on the web
Beloved by the people of Cork for centuries, Old English Market/City Market has recently gained popularity for its multicultural vendors selling international foods. Though a market has been on this site since 1788, the current structure didn't open until the 19th century. This market has always been known for its fish and butchers, which provide ingredients to many of the area's best restaurants. Stroll through through the space, talk with locals, and purchase some fresh produce or other goods along the way. See Old English Market/City Market and all Cork has to offer by arranging your trip with our Cork trip generator.
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  • The English market has a good selection of food stalls but the restroom facilities where very poor, the was only one male/female toilet and had a large queue yet beside this one toilet there where two...  read more »
  • The selection of foods at this market is beyond belief! Everything you could want to prepare a meal, and everything fresh and lovely. However, it was VERY difficult to find. Cork City is a nightmare t...  read more »
  • Want to see, smell and taste what Cork has to offer? Then this is the place to be. Be warnes though, if you are (over)sensitive to smells and aromas, this place will bee too much to handle. And if you...  read more »
  • Certainly quite an experience! Make sure to visit this place if in Cork. You get an old, Victorian vibe, and the smells are certainly intriguing! It's also easy to get to and can't miss it.
  • Traditional indoor market selling everything from cheeses, meats and fish to artisan baking. The 1st floor houses two eateries, a less formal cafe style and a slightly more formal restaurant style. Both very casual and both look down onto the market floor for a spot of people watching
  • Everything you could want foodwise under one roof, especially butchers as there are several as well as fishmongers, greengrocers, bakers and stall selling salads etc to take away. The restaurant upstairs has a nice view for people watching but is a bit expensive. A nice coffee can be had downstairs in the central cafe but seating is limited to stools at the counter.
  • Local and organic products with great prices. Do not buy meat anywhere but the English market. You will not regret!
  • So. Much. Choice! Everywhere you turn there's something interesting or tasty waiting to be picked up! Love this place. :)
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