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The English Market

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“fresh food”(87 reviews)
“poultry”(65 reviews)
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41 Princes Street, Cork T12 RW26, Ireland
+353 21 492 4258
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All reviews bread fresh food poultry restaurant upstairs tripe old english farmgate restaurant stalls selling cakes fish stalls fruit and veg sausage self catering stall holders local produce for sale under one roof
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such a great place to wonder about. The book is lovely and great coffee shop upstairs and some in the market itself. Great way to start your day.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank emma jane J
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love to visit here every time I'm in Cork. If you appreciate good food and where it comes from this is the place to go. A great place for lunch but I advise visiting before you are going home so you can buy some...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank katietrip1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great covered market in Cork City. Housed so many wonderful local vendors. Excellent produce available, wonderful bakery shops and even a restaurant are housed inside this gem. I enjoyed grocery shopping and some days just walking through. Wish it had been open a bit later...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LaLaOntheRoad
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of my favourite spots to visit. Great foods and foods to buy and all the vendors are lovely. The Farm Gate cafe is absolutely delicious. Highly recommend

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank laurawH8465UA
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited the English Market more out of curiosity than to shop and it appeared to have some nice food to purchase. Easy to walk to and would recommend a visit to it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CaseyPerth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love the market - no trip to Cork is complete without it. Nice place for lunch on the first floor. On the ground floor lots of artisan food stalls - great for ethnic specialities that are hard to get elsewhere. Fish stalls are amazing....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Karen J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always nice to stroll thru a farmers market. Visited after Christmas, all the stalls wasn't occupied but still good to see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DenG123
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a smaller market with a great selection. They have a sit down restaurant and a take away place upstairs that is great for a quick bite and and pint.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank cdc150
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here on Saturday morning and the place was buzzing. There are so many stalls to look at like fresh fish, cheese and veg. There are also some nice sweet type stalls! It has a lovely atmosphere about it so it is definitely worth...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Enya90
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A trip to cork city just couldn’t be completed without a trip to the English market.. not stop sure why it’s actually called the English market? Suppose I could look it up.. ummm nah it’s cool will just be happy with the fact that it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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30 March 2018|
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Response from Stephen D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I cannot be 100% certain, but last year it was closed Easter Sunday and Monday, so I'd imagine this year would be the same.
Kaylee P
9 March 2018|
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Response from jeralde | Reviewed this property |
Oh, I have no idea. We just stopped in Cork on our way from Kilnarey to Dublin. We got there around noon time (I think). It was crowded on that Wednesday afternoon, but not oppressive. But I imagine week-ends would be... More
6 March 2018|
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Response from keithcairns | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is an excellent bar in a lane way entrance to the market known as the oyster bar. Excellent.