Cardiff Central Market, Cardiff

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  • The market hall offered food only for the part, a large part of the Hall is taken also by other offers, also souvenirs and haberdashery. Still a rustic place that fits in well with the simple charm of Cardiff
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  • I loved the food stalls particularly the Mediterranean Food Stall. The olives, including a Persian-style walnut and pomegranate marinated variety were really delicious and there were other goodies inc...  more »
  • the market is amazing seen it change over the years but it use to be a prison many years ago if you look on the wall by st marys street there is a plaque telling you this and out side by st johns chur...  more »
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  • Great place to come for a bit of authenticity. There's a bit of everything here from fresh meats to books, gentlemen dress to birthday cards. Fresh rolls made in front of you . There is an upstairs but I've never been. I don't thi k there's a lift so wheelchair access upstairs is not possible. Downstairs though is completely flat. The fish monger is legendary and they have Everything.
  • I've been coming to the market for years! I love the atmosphere and as well as having the old stalls there are always new ones offering different things. The one I liked on my latest visit was a tea stall selling loose tea! And, then there is the fish market!! Excellent selection and the fish is always restaurant quality. So, there you have it a one stop shop for your fruit, veg, meat, fish, bread and about anything else that you need!! Centrally located!!
  • Lots of choice here, fresh fruit and veg, fish and cakes. Don't forget to go upstairs though, as you will miss out on some amazing stalls if you do. Highlights for me are Kelly's vinyl and cd stall, an excellent bacon and egg lunch and a browse through the second hand book stall.
  • Great little market. Some unusual shops as well as veg, meat and fresh fish. It used to be a woman's prison, so has a lot of historical interest.
  • I and my partner loved waking around the cardiff central market, and explore the different food stands. In particular, we found a cheese stall, and bought a selection of welsh cheese that were delicious!

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