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Coromandel Day Trip

Took our neighbours on a day trip to the Coromandel, starting with the Thames Markets. Interesting... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Mark E
Auckland, New Zealand
via mobile
Depends on weather..

Sometimes this market is buzzing other times depending on weather and other markets it can be quite... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Thames, New Zealand
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18 Nov 2017
“Coromandel Day Trip”
11 Jun 2018
“Best seedlings anywhere”
Street market operating every Saturday from 8am - 12pm with stalls offering veggies, fruit, many of them organic, plants, flowers, arts, crafts, collectibles, and fine food.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Pollen Street, Thames 3500, New Zealand
+64 7-868 9841
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

I love this market. I walk from one end to the other each side and enjoy the vibe. I buy all my vege seedlings plants from the stall outside the GBD and they are such good healthy plants.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This market is on every Saturday morning. There were many stalls lined up and down both sides of the main street. Something for everyone and once you have finished shopping there are wonderful cafes to enjoy a lovely coffee and cake.

Thank boxerbabe2014
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Took our neighbours on a day trip to the Coromandel, starting with the Thames Markets. Interesting variety of stalls. Organicaly grown vegetables and fruit available. The mussel fritters went down a treat for a snack. Antique shops open too as well as cafes and others...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Our local market on some days is quite sad. Regular customers come and go quickly with their organic or home grown produce. The secondhand traders trying for some dollars appear to have grown in number but not in quality.

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The markets were interesting but a bit quiet. Thames in general was quiet, so maybe it was just the time of year. There were a few food stalls, some selling books and others selling bric-a-brac. I wouldn't recommend coming to Thames just for the markets,...More

2  Thank JeffroNZ
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Oysters at 61 Kopu Rd Kopu near Thames were great - fresh and delicious Had been hoping I wouldn't have to drive as far as Coromandel

2  Thank Jacqui L
Reviewed 12 November 2016

What a great market...we had no idea what to expect. We happily wandered along one side of the street and back on the other side. Full of interesting stalls with produce, plants, crafts and yummy things to buy to eat! Even live music too. Most...More

2  Thank NZNana
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Local produce and art/craft stalls selling their produce and wares in the street. Definitely worth a walk up and down looking at the things for sale, but you need to know your prices to spot a bargain. Plants, cakes, woodwork, jewellery, books, tools and clothes.

Thank Ian R
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Wandered down Pollen St in the sun, stopped for coffee and cake. highlights were the fresh flowers, produce and Bounty gift shop...full of original art and craft.

Thank SRMgan
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Sometimes this market is buzzing other times depending on weather and other markets it can be quite quiet but as is in Gramhamstown Thames the shops are open and nice Cafes as well. Well worth a visit and a look around Thames.

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Response from Bruce S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Saturday mornings only.