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Old English Market/City Market

Grand Parade | Cork City, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 492 4258
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
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“fresh produce” (72 reviews)
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Grand Parade | Cork City, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 492 4258
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great place to walk through and see some of Cork's finest meats, cheeses and other delicious foods and treats. It can get quite busy but it's still worth the visit. There's an olive vendor with some of the best Spanish olives I've ever...More

Thank SMRini
Reviewed 6 days ago

Best covered market in Ireland. A mix of traditional Cork foods, the best variety of organic and fresh products from family-run stalls through generations. Visitors to the market will also find new stall owners offering many new products and foods from many different lands &...More

Thank eiliskelleher
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While the markets are not as big as I expected having seen them on television there is lots of lovely interesting food stuffs available from nuts chocolates fresh fruit and vegetables to meat and chicken. The goat and sheep cheese were particularly interesting to me...More

Thank Eileen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit to this Market. If it's veg, fruit, meat or fish this is the place. I bought some Irish jams for Christmas gifts also cheese. Would recommend Old English Market.

Thank 128pauline2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The market is in the center of the city and sells meat, fish, bread, cakes, and other things. There is coffee and tea shops too. Stalls with beautiful food cooking and sandwiches and rolls. It’s a lovely place to spend some time.

Thank LBoylan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you want something different, a great bit of cheese, some nice ham, good fresh bread and a bottle of good wine, for the nights you don’t want to go out to eat, a nice night in at the hotel, relaxing. Or picking up a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The buzz is great. Brilliant repartee between stallholders and patrons and plenty of Cork wit. Top off your visit with lunch upstairs where there is s choice of nice eateries with the friendliest service in the land or just have a coffee and people watch

Thank dfc2007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The old English market in the city center of Cork, was so amazing and so full of variety of different types of food. The place was clean and the staff was wonderful and if I do get the chance to go back, which will hopefully...More

Thank Kathryn F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The English Market is a really old market where you see raw fish and meat and feel tempted to call in the health inspectors as they don't always have the HACCP training that the supermarkets have! But, it is a must see for tourists because...More

Thank Techymedium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth stopping by if you are in the city. Great selection of meat, fish, cheese, chicken ect. Has a lovely restaurant upstairs which I would recommend also!

Thank MARY O
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17 April 2017|
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Response from John O | Reviewed this property |
no dogs are not allowed,with the exception of guide dogs.
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