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Saint Nicholas Market

The Glass Arcade | The Exchange, Bristol BS1 1HT, England
+44 117 922 4014
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Great Market and Great Place to Eat!

Saint Nicholas Market is partly housed in what was the Old Corn Exchange building, which has some... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mikesierra
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Bourne, United Kingdom
Great experience

Busy busy busy especially with people attending the university graduations. A vibrant area full of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ccws50
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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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St Nicholas Market is the traditional Marketing Hub of Bristol. Commonly known as St Nicks, The market is situated in the centre of Bristol. Its permanent market buildings are home to the largest collection of independent retailers in Bristol. Divided into three sections (The Glass Arcade, Covered Market and the Exchange), the market is full of unique items and character. The buildings and streets nearby host a range of other markets including a weekly farmers market.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“food stalls” (29 reviews)
“falafel” (25 reviews)
“stalls selling” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
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The Glass Arcade | The Exchange, Bristol BS1 1HT, England
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+44 117 922 4014
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US$23 per adult
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"food stalls"
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"falafel"
in 25 reviews
"stalls selling"
in 15 reviews
"indoor market"
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"corn street"
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"covered market"
in 9 reviews
"interesting stalls"
in 7 reviews
"great market"
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"corn exchange"
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"st nicks"
in 4 reviews
"second hand books"
in 4 reviews
"traditional sweet shop"
in 3 reviews
"independent stores"
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"unusual gifts"
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"free samples"
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"christmas market"
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"treasure trove"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Saint Nicholas Market is partly housed in what was the Old Corn Exchange building, which has some nice architectural features. The comprehensive market also has some excellent ‘Street Food’ stalls with seating, although this is somewhat limited. For a great meal go to the Moroccan...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Busy busy busy especially with people attending the university graduations. A vibrant area full of stalls,shops and many eateries. A very bohemian feel about the place making for an interesting interlude.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As someone who visits St. Nicks almost every day, I was shocked to read a review criticising the shopkeepers for being "part-time". I have got to know several traders over the years and I know that they work 10 hours a day, six days a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing food hall. Clearly very popular for quality and price due to the huge queues that form during the lunch time. However, do not leave this place before you have tried the best falafel & humous pitta EVER !!! For the bargain...More

Thank Breatraveller
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This great indoor market has a good selection of places to eat. They cater to all types of food, especially if you are vegetarian, vegan or looking for healthy and cheap food to eat. The best outlets always had lines of customers waiting to be...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great experience with an array of stalls staggeringly varied. We found ourselves shoe horned into a little table scoffing amazing cakes and unusual teas. Mine was hibiscus and it was superb.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the UK’s main cities. Arguably the most cosmopolitan outside London. The largest number of independent stores in one place anywhere in Britain. Massive attraction for locals and tourists. Yet closed on Sunday - right when people want to be there - and at...More

1  Thank John R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good if your near by or can walk fast and reach this place in 10 mins from your destination. has variety of food stalls and is not very spacious so you might want to order takeout. I liked the beef gerky. but do visit multiple...More

Thank errol20
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

I have always loved St. Nicholas' market, but haven't had a chance to visit again since I moved away over 10 years ago. It has been lovely to see this local market thrive in the face of corporate chains. The area in & around St...More

Thank Kim W
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Came here for lunch whilst staying nearby as hotel receptionist recommended it as a place to visit. Amazing choice of street food which suited us as we often want different types of food. Hubby had a burger and I had 2/3 of a lamb flatbread...More

Thank Catherine D
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debbie p
7 November 2016|
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Response from BlueWolf1894 | Reviewed this property |
I saw several small(ish) dogs on leads when I was there - the alleyways can be a bit narrow
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Laurajane3
14 March 2015|
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Response from Kythe2 | Reviewed this property |
The clothing stalls are the more unusual items - certainly not your run of the mill high street stuff. Don' remember seeing any shoe stalls, but there might very well be.
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