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“fish market”(287 reviews)
“stall holders”(65 reviews)
“fruit and veg”(57 reviews)
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This open market is a hive of activity, noise, color and high-energy, where you can buy any of Madeira's specialties from fresh fish and vegetables to exotic flowers and local crafts. Purchase tropical fruits, vegetables and spices on the upper...more
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Rua Brigadeiro Oudinot, Funchal, Madeira 9060-157, Portugal
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Reviewed today

This location is okay to browse as but, don't be tempted to buy and especially, the various exotic fruits as you'll probably be over-charged as my wife found out the hard way! The lower ground is where the fish market is and probably the most...More

Thank Pete M
Reviewed today

Visited market, very crowded, and not a lot we would consider buying. interesting watching the fish being cut up but a bit smelly.

Thank Alex M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

But nothing special. Expensive and people not nice... you can buy better and chipper fruits in supermarkets.

Thank Agnieszka M
Reviewed yesterday

We visited this market because someone mentioned it as a place of interest, which it was, particulalry the fish market. It is easy to find. It is full of colourful stalls laden with flowers, fruit and vegetables. However, on no account buy any fruit from...More

Thank Colin P
Reviewed yesterday

Be careful which stalls you buy from. The fancy fruit stalls (mostly on the first floor) offer you tastings and charge an exorbitant amount - €50 for a bag of fruit. We shopped downstairs from the mixed fruit & vegetable vendors and the prices were...More

Thank 505kathryn62
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely market, lovely people, lovely island! So many different types of fruit you can try everyone of them! A large variety of topical fruits...

Thank João R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Look its a market. If you have been to markets before then it is probably nothing new. I did enjoy the fish part of the market where you can see the fisherman/sellers cutting up their wares, especially the big Tuna steaks. Upstairs the fruit and...More

Thank Gary T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Got enthused by the beautiful market building, bought some fruit and ended up paying about 4 times the real worth of them. How is this possible??! Later I learnt that the fruit sellers in the market are known for cheating on tourists. In Funchal, buy...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A must see whilst in Funchal. The flower sellers are dressed in traditional dress, agapanthus bulbs are a fraction of what we pay in the UK and the flower displays are beautiful. Great fish market where you can see the scabbard fish. I suggest if...More

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As expected were we overwhelmed by the range of fruit and especially fish on offer. It’s been great to order those we could remember for meals the rest of our holiday.

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29gus
20 October 2015|
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Response from Steve L | Reviewed this property |
No. Nearby are many restaurants in a re developed part of old Funchal. You will find plenty of choice along the narrow street that runs up to the fort at Santa Maria.
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29gus
20 October 2015|
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Response from Bibi1948 | Reviewed this property |
No, there is only a small 'pastelaira' where you can have a coffe and cake.
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691caz1983
24 September 2015|
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Response from omiha1950 | Reviewed this property |
That's right, Mon-Sat but close at noon on Saturdays.
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