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Oxford Covered Market

Closed Now: 08:00 - 17:30
Open today: 08:00 - 17:30
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Well worth a vist

Well worth a visit if in Oxford, a great selection of shops, both food and non-food. Not as cheap... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bristol, United Kingdom
Little gen

We read the reviews online of places to visit in oxford so we gave it a try . It’s a nice place to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
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“cake shop”(45 reviews)
“pies”(30 reviews)
“indoor market”(20 reviews)
Oxford Covered Market features more than 50 traders selling fresh produce, gifts, fashion, flowers and jewellery, and provides a unique showcase for the very best in local crafts, food and drink. We are proud that the majority of our businesses are...more
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Market Street, Oxford OX1 3DZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Well worth a visit if in Oxford, a great selection of shops, both food and non-food. Not as cheap and tacky looking as many places can be, but all together a very pleasant wander round.

Thank Blackth0rn
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We read the reviews online of places to visit in oxford so we gave it a try . It’s a nice place to have coffee, breakfast or lunch. They have a few coffee places .”, Thai , giros, flower shop but our favourite was the...More

Thank chrism471
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to this little cafe with my girlfriend one busy Saturday afternoon in Nov and I was starving hungry. ... perhaps I was hangry... I certainly was kinda angry when I left. I had a full English breakfast and she had guacamole on sourdough....More

Thank 402PeterR
Reviewed 1 week ago

Today's real autumn here, the air a little bit colder than yesterday. A walk along the Closed Food Market warms the body and spirit. Lots different shops selling many kind of foods and other goods. In autumn you can find and many sort of pampkins.Thanks...More

Thank VHoxha
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Covered Market used to be one of the top attractions in Oxford - bursting with quirly independent shops such as butchers, fishmongers and delis that offered a different shopping experience. Alas no more - especially in the last year many of the interesting shops...More

Thank darkraspberry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots different stalls inside selling a variety of goods from food , cafes jewellery and chocolate. Good way to spend an Hr. Can get v busy

Thank maggie1966
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting place to visit with lots of individual cabins run by local traders. Brown’s cafe is good for lunch

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Smack bang in the middle of the city is the covered market,be careful tho you might miss it because there no one entrance but maybe 4 or 5 once inside it’s like a rabbit Warren of quirky shops cafes and veggie stalls ,the whole place...More

Thank Wanderlust W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend led us to this wonderful market with many local shops featuring fresh foods, arts and crafts, and gift items. We stopped for some small batch ice cream and enjoyed the sights, sounds, and smells of this covered market.

Thank GoAlong2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Covered Market at Oxford provides a purely unique experience with many small and local shops offering handmade, locally-made goods. There are also a number of authentic British places to eat and a plethora of shops to buy gifts. They also have a grocers offering a...More

Thank wathomas98
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17 September 2018|
Response from azb61 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, do you remember the store where you did buy the purse? If you do maybe you can email them and ask about the Little Sewing Company. But if you do not remember the store then Google the name of the market then search the... More
Kholoud A
11 September 2016|
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Response from CoveredM | Property representative |
Hi, We are open from 8am - 5.30pm Monday - Saturday and 10am - 4pm Sundays. We are also open bank holidays which are Sunday hours. Hope you visit sometime soon!!
21 August 2015|
Response from yirg |
No, dogs are not allowed in the market ( except for guide dogs etc)