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The English Market

41 Princes Street, Cork T12 RW26, Ireland
+353 21 492 4258
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bread” (206 reviews)
“seafood” (80 reviews)
“fresh food” (77 reviews)
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41 Princes Street, Cork T12 RW26, Ireland
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+353 21 492 4258
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"bread"
in 206 reviews
"seafood"
in 80 reviews
"fresh food"
in 77 reviews
"poultry"
in 59 reviews
"tripe"
in 47 reviews
"restaurant upstairs"
in 42 reviews
"old english"
in 36 reviews
"cakes"
in 102 reviews
"stalls selling"
in 35 reviews
"farmgate restaurant"
in 30 reviews
"fish stalls"
in 24 reviews
"fruit and veg"
in 21 reviews
"sausage"
in 68 reviews
"self catering"
in 22 reviews
"stall holders"
in 30 reviews
"local produce"
in 35 reviews
"under one roof"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

At first we thought that the market might be a tourist trap or very busy like Pike Place Market in Seattle, Wa...But, it is an amazing, fully stocked, open market with vendors selling all types of goods. Great prices on meats, seafood, and organic goods....More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Everything you want under one roof excellent food always the nicest juiciest meats and a very reasonable price very friendly staff

Thank yvonne-go
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Its just a regular market where you can buy fish and meats and veg. Its nothing special and also seems quite dirty. Im not sure why this place has so many reviews. Its very dark and crowded with lots of flies around and has no...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you like farmers’ markets, look no further than The English Market. The name can be misleading, for you will find traditional Irish butchers, bakers, and other shopkeepers with beaming smiles and warm hellos. You can lose yourself in all the different shops and stalls,...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Loved walking through and seeing this great market- fun to shop and dine. Lots of history with this place. It's a must in Cork!

Thank Loretta1983
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We love the English Market. It's one of the rare examples of an old timey food market, but updated and relevant today. Even if you don't have access to a kitchen in your travels, cheese, bread, smoked salmon, sweets, fruits, nuts are all available to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We live in Dublin and frequently travel down to Cobh on a Friday night after work to go to the English market first thing on a Saturday. Rick Stein has it right: " In my opinion this is the best covered marketing in the Uk...More

Thank louise427
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Reviewed 6 days ago

our experiences we seen inside there is amazing range from meats, sweets, cheeses, wines, clothes and shoes include ale and beers!

Thank cheryl609
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food the fish. Great place to see. One of very few old traditions markets that you see now a days

Thank lee m
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had heard about the Market and visited from Kinsale. Such a vast range of produce, bought lots of goodies to eat later. Cakes that we can no longer find in England had to be bought!

Thank stephenjay1
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31 March 2018|
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Response from LyraBeth2 | Reviewed this property |
I do believe so
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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
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kirkcaillier
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.
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