Old English Market/City Market

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 6 publications
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6 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

The English Market is Ireland's most famous covered food market, and is heaven for anyone who loves food. Full review →


Fodor's Tick Choice

Such is the fame of the English Market that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth insisted on an impromptu walkabout here on her historic first visit to Ireland in May 2011. Full review →

Be sure to make a beeline for one of the misleadingly small entrances to this large and famous mecca for foodies.

Frommer's 33

The name of this bustling food market harks back to the days of English rule. Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

The English Market is a true gem, no matter what you name it. Full review →

The wonderful market is a self-caterer's paradise with so many tasty delicacies to choose from it's hard to show restraint.

Michelin Guide 53

In front of the stalls with their pre-cut meats laid out, you will be struck by the smells of the brightly coloured foods. The local specialities: drisheen (black pudding) and crúibini (pigs' trotters Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Cork's best artisans and purveyors gather here to sell products like soda bread, organic greens and seafood. Full review →

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