The English Market is a food market in the Irish city of Cork. The market was established in the 18th century but its building was not built till the mid 19th century. The markets Victorian building was heavily damaged due to a fire in the 20th century but it was soon restored to its stunning best in the years that followed. The market is known for its fresh produce, in modern times it has expanded its variety with produce from around the world. It is a great place to experience Irish trade.
The market is situated in the city centre of Cork. If travelling by car, head for the ‘Q-Park Grand Parade’ car park which is a short walk away. By bus, the 203, 205, 207, 208, 213 and 215 buses all stop close by at St. Patrick Street.
Opening Times and Admission
The market is open six days of the week, Monday to Saturday 8am-6pm; Sunday is a weekly day of closure. The market is free to enter.