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Old English Market/City Market

Grand Parade | Cork City, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 492 4258
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“breads” (78 reviews)
“fresh produce” (69 reviews)
“poultry” (54 reviews)
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Grand Parade | Cork City, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 492 4258
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Reviewed yesterday

It's a traditional place with a unique appeal of organic farming products along with original meat & fish stalls, fresh bread, variety of Cheese etc ... Plenty to view and it's a nice experience to walk through the stalls, amazing food and coffee. Strongly recommend...More

Thank Issac P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Love strolling around the market and seeing all the stalls. The fish, meat and produce are stellar and the vendors are fab. Great atmosphere.

Thank Conor R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Quaint little market. Not artisan by any means, just a market. There are a few specialist shops, but for the majority it's just a regular market.

Thank Austen W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was a cold wet day. The market was over crowded with very few original stalls. Lots of meat for sale so if your after a chicken it's the place to go.

Thank silenone
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

All done under one roof on a very wet day in Cork , from fresh bread 🍞, To Amazing selection of Cheese, To the Wonderful Durkan's Not forgetting the Surperb Fish stall's , love this for shopping under one Roof 👍👍👍👍

Thank Ladywills88
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had great time in here. Plenty on view and some items you don't see in high street shops. Real experience a must visit place..prices cheaper here than Dublin. Go and experience..relax over a coffee in any shop.

Thank raymondmccaw
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

That's a well worth seeing place in Cork. There are many different stalls with fresh fish, meat, herbs, bread or even household items. The interior of the building is beautiful.

Thank Stephan B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Having been to many of this style of market around the world we went in expecting to find something, at least one or two, interesting stalls and shops. Sadly there is nothing in this market unless you want your weekly shopping. There is not even...More

Thank sumort
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a must for any foodie or traveller. The atmosphere in the English Market is amazing, proper Cork!

Thank osiris333
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very very busy but then what would you expect It is tucked away and you have to make sure you dont miss the signs Plenty to see and do built felt slightly dissapointed that there werent more eateries that were adventurous as well

Thank FFlierman
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17 April 2017|
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Response from Salle53 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any dogs but that does not mean that they are not allowed. Sorry, I wish I could help more.
Helene S
30 March 2017|
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Response from Nathan N | Reviewed this property |
Sure it does, I know Sundays it's closed
9 March 2017|
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Response from DanMcG_media | Reviewed this property |
no. the cruise ship normally dock at Cobh which is at least 20 minutes drive. possibly more. some cruise ships lay on coaches to the city and it depends upon drop off point