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Great little market

We came on a Tuesday which is apparently the quietest day but there was still plenty to see. A few... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Dave_Cowley_Road
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Positive Changes

With several new additions and expansions The Open Market looks set to bounce back. Great new... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
TheGratefulFed
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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“local produce”(6 reviews)
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The historic Open Market underwent a major redevelopment in 2014 and is now home to over 50 of Brighton's most talented and knowledgeable local producers and creators. With a strong focus on fresh nutritious foods and ethical products, the market...more
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Open Market Marshalls Row, BN1 4JU, England
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+44 1273 234047
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Loved what was open in the market. A lot of healthy food options and a few arts, crafts and book stalls. I only wish that more of the stalls were open. What is there is great.

Thank Kurt D
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Having shopped there as a young kid, all I can say is how times have changed. I go north and find amazingly vibrant food and arts markets; people genuinely want to shop in them, including me. Not so here.

Thank Judith_TripTips
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We came on a Tuesday which is apparently the quietest day but there was still plenty to see. A few stalls/shops selling clothes, DVDs, books, and food stalls selling all kinds of good stuff. There are also a few cafes, many with fresh cakes and...More

Thank Dave_Cowley_Road
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This market was smaller than expected, and quiet on Saturday afternoon. Although the shops and stalls were nice enough, it was not worth visiting unless nearby. Also, though local maps say there are toilets there, we couldn’t find any! If they are there, they need...More

1  Thank johnnykipps
Reviewed 14 April 2018

With several new additions and expansions The Open Market looks set to bounce back. Great new permanent vintage offerings for guys and gals as well as expanding for Kouzina greek cafe and Smorls falafel bar into new spaces that are twice their current size. Also...More

Thank TheGratefulFed
Reviewed 12 April 2018

This venue is like a ghost town. Where have all the old-style stalls gone - the real market, with reasonably priced quality stock. There is no diversity, no atmosphere, it is no longer an 'open' market in any sense of the word. I feel sorry...More

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Loads of vinyl at the Vinyl Emporium, a proper greasy cafe, or the healthy falafel option opposite - get a salad box and eat it out on the Level on a hot summer's day... the only place where it's worth buying bacon (if you're fed...More

Thank jaybei
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

The market is not too bad’ however there is a pet place that is awful! Charged us £60 for some flea treatment which never worked! When confronted they said they were not interested and were very rude!

4  Thank charlie h
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Have just spent a week in Tenby staying at the imperial hotel The hotel was welcoming clean and a good position for seeing the town but would advise a sea view room and do check the water pressure if you use the bath ! One...More

1  Thank Rosie E
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

A renewed and central location off London Road Tuesdays mostly closed as with mostly nothing open on Sunday occasionally but when outlets and stalls are it’s fabulous and reasonable wheelchairs fine and toilets access.

Thank Ultimate007
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As far as I know. However, thinking about it, I have never seen a dog there!
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