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Durham City Indoor Market Hall

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Address: Durham Indoor Market Market Place, Durham DH1 3NJ, England
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+44 191 384 6153
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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It was nice to see proper butchers in amongst the numerous stalls crammed in here. It was also a pleasure not to have the usual suspects one finds at every other market... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Flantheman2334
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Gosport, United Kingdom
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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have to say that these small markets are either very good or a bit of a waste of time. Being honest this was more a waste of time, the only reason for 2 stars was the vintage toy shop.

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Thank Gordon0504
North East England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Living in the area I've been to this market countless times over the years and I can say with absolute certainty that it's past its best in terms of cleanliness, variety, value for money, and general appeal. The staple butchers, fishmongers, and cheesemongers are just about all that's worth visiting for now. An array of overpriced knitting supplies, collectors items,... More 

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Thank Ben_Mu_35
Durham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Smells really bad. Stalls are way to overpriced but some decent places . I would go here but only if had too.

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Thank ScarlyPlayzz
Gosport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was nice to see proper butchers in amongst the numerous stalls crammed in here. It was also a pleasure not to have the usual suspects one finds at every other market stall. One stall with Turkish lamps etc was the most interesting we have ever seen. We only popped in for a minute or two for a quick look,... More 

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Thank Flantheman2334
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The market is worth a half hour visit. It's a bit different in terms of stalls. Some traditional others more surprising. Amazing shoe shop and even a wine and gin stall.

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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I like this old market because its cosy and has different types of shops. From meat to toys you can find something that you might desire. Worth the visit, recommended.

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Thank Altayeb A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Good to see a traditional market , some great stalls. Fantastic shoe shop. Worth having a look around

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Thank singletravellerBob
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Had a walk round the market- well worth having a walk round- you will find some thing to buy which you can pick up from your local super market! very nice old building-some history in the building

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Thank Landmark120
North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I enjoyed walking around this old market hall. it gave some insight to what it would have been like a hundred or so years ago and the tobacconist, such a rarity these days I am pleased to say, was fascinating and may not have changed much for decades apart from the health warnings. I did not find anything I needed... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

We were in Durham for an afternoon The indoor market is a great piece of English history, with the various shops, restaurant upstairs and a nice historical building. Definitely worth a look.

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