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“fruit and veg”(58 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 9060-209, Portugal
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All reviews fish market stall holders fruit and veg scabbard fish tuna flower sellers great market fish section self catering worth a visit stalls selling for sale beautiful flowers madeira wine bulbs beets espada
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Reviewed today

Very atmospheric and interesting place to visit - exotic fruits, flowers, and fish market. Plenty of black scabbard fishes, freshly fished, and other kinds of sea inhabitants :) Note: the fish market is opened only in the mornings, the same about fruits for affordable prices....More

Thank tropicalgrenki
Reviewed yesterday

all of the fruit stalls are an absolute rip off, you can buy the same fruit else where in funchal for less than half the price that they charge, they tend to get a bit irate when you don't buy, but...………….the best are the flower...More

Thank david b
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Maybe I made the mistake of believing all the hype, but I found the market very disappointing. It’s colourful, friendly, everything I read but remarkably small, with many stalls selling exactly the same produce. The fish market in the basement we covered, strolling, with photography,...More

Thank TrevorHall
Reviewed 5 days ago

This fruit and vegetable market is a great lace to visit especially on Friday when the local farmers also have stalls. I agree with some other reviews you have to be careful when you buy and ask the price before you decide from several stalls....More

Thank Joycehird
Reviewed 6 days ago

Must visit this place to see the sheer colour of the different fruits veg and flowers. Downstairs is the fish place which is equally colourful and diverse. The stall holders were keen for us to try their fruit in an attempt to sell us something....More

1  Thank Edna080
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to visit and have a look around at the fish hall, the colourful fruits and flowers, but wouldn't recommend buying here. We bought 10 dates (upstairs far end stall) from a young girl. We were charged 6.80 euros and if that wasn`t bad...More

1  Thank Tilly188113
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I asked a mix of different fruits and ended up paying 30 € for a little bag (see picture). Absurde! Maybe there are some honest merchants there too, but I will my fruit in a supermarket next time.

1  Thank JuannD2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must visit place in Funchal even if you don’t want to buy anything. Here you can see fruit and vegetables that you don’t find in other places. All different types of passion fruits etc

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This really is a bustling place, not only with tourists but mainly with locals buying their fresh produce. We marvelled at all the various fruits on offer.

Thank Monique E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is huge and crowded. A farmers market with flowers, fruit, veggies and spices. I personally don’t like crowded places but if you do, please visit this place. Please be careful and watch your belongings.

Thank Hans V
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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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K9AYR
10 February 2015|
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Response from photomadcolin | Reviewed this property |
I never saw any wine for sale fruit in season strawbs, paw paw ,cherries ,plums,apricot's and banana's the supermarkets have plenty wine on the shelves hope you have a wonderful holiday
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