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Not cute and authentic...think tat for tourists

Not a all day locals place for fish and veg, though I am sure that most of that business is done... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Ascot, United Kingdom
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Very busy market on sunday

As it was recommended we took the public bus to the village, it takes about 30 min and is good... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Ester Z
Jerusalem, Israel
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Xatt is-Sajjieda 1 | Il porto, Marsaxlokk, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommend if you like fish: eat, catch, buy and find a nice suverires. is good to go earlley morning, all is fresh. I was enjoyed also Luzzu - the traditional maltese boats, they are very beatyfill. Unfortunatley is operating only sundys.

Thank Milena M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is some produce but it’s also very much a market of tat! Don’t waste your time with it. It’s nothing special to see. I do enjoy a good market abroad where they showcase their produce but this one...there’s nothing to see. It’s crowded, narrow...More

Thank troketia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t waste your time here. Not authentic - 2 fish stands and nothing of interest to tourists. All they are selling is fake shoes and junk.

Thank yowyvrtravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are on a weeklong tour and we decided to spend a couple of hours there as we were interested to see the village as well as the Sunday’s market (especially the fish market). Unfortunately the overall experience is far from expectations. In particular, the...More

Thank ZeroX3
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We had hoped for an authentic marked, too bad.. there were about 4 stands selling fresh fish, the rest was all for tourists. We went there early and by 10 am (when we had a cup of coffee) the buses came.. don't go there after...More

Thank Jolijn90
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Busy, bustling and full of my favourite kind of stuff to buy - "stuff we do not need" (obviously not just fish). It gets busy getting there so maybe worth starting early - the buses (from A6 and additional from A5 stops in Valletta -...More

4  Thank nastikm
Reviewed 2 May 2018

The place on the trip advisor does not have very high ratings and in a moment you will write why. For me, the trip from Marsaskala to Marsaxlokk was great. The walk itself will take you 1-2 hours. Along the way you can enjoy beautiful...More

2  Thank T0urist7
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

We took the bus from Valetta as it seemed a better choice than the car. It’s an extremely crowded market that mostly sells the normal tat that you could buy in England. No craft or local artisan stuff. Trying to get something to eat is...More

Thank Blatters2008
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Not a all day locals place for fish and veg, though I am sure that most of that business is done before 9am, but the majority is items of tat that can be picked up anywhere... anyway, still came away with a t-towel... Plenty of...More

1  Thank NikJ
Reviewed 6 April 2018

As it was recommended we took the public bus to the village, it takes about 30 min and is good because there is little parking there. The place is very busy on Sunday with a lot of stands with all kind of stuff. It is...More

1  Thank Ester Z
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Diana C
29 July 2017|
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Response from Geordie112 | Reviewed this property |
I imagine the sooner you get there the better, not sure exactly what time it opens. I don't think you can leave the fish as I don't think it is open all day. Best to ask at the hotel or tourist information. Enjoy.
Ivo D
6 May 2017|
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Response from Smuggler60 | Reviewed this property |
Make sure you go on Sunday at 09:00 to 10:00 hrs and you will see plenty of stalls of fish !!
13 November 2016|
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Response from Nosliwoj | Reviewed this property |
At one end of the market length (the market is set up the length of the harbour with cafes and restaurants opposite along the street) there's a large square coming off the harbour with outdoor cafes (the largest a Costa... More