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Manchester Markets

Arndale Market | Farmers' and Producers' Market | Fashion Market
Flower Market | Fine Food Market | Garden Market

Open 7 Days a week
High Street

The Arndale Market offers high quality produce in contemporary retail surroundings. It is now a favourite destination for the regions food lovers and sells both regional and international food. This includes specialist meats, ales, cheeses, teas, breads, fish, fruit and vegetables. The market restaurants and cafes are also very popular and customers can choose from international cuisine including Brazilian, Chinese, English, Greek, Indian and Italian foods - there is seating for 150 people. In addition to food the new market incorporates a superb range of value clothing, footwear, accessories and jewellery along with services such as hair salons, nailbars, key cutting, shoe repairs and clothing alterations. You will also find textiles, cards, gifts, beauty products, mobile phones and a florist.

Second and fourth weekend (Friday and Saturday) of each month, 10am to 6pm
Piccadilly Gardens

It is the farmers themselves who attend this market giving you the opportunity to ask them all about the products they are selling.

The market contains a number of stalls and brings together farmers from across the North West, selling a whole host of fresh produce.

You will always find new items on sale so make sure you visit the markets regularly to see what new produce is on offer.

A wide variety of fresh meats including pork, venison, lamb, beef, ham, sausages, turkey, chicken and fish (smoked salmon, trout and kippers) are available.

Other delicious products on sale are jams, honey, bread, a vast range of cheeses and dairy products, free range eggs, herbs and spices, chutneys, marinated olives, sun dried tomatoes, specialist ales and fine English wines and liqueurs.

Treat yourself to the tasty selection of farm baked cakes, pies, farmhouse chocolates and fudge or why not buy your lunch from the market?

Choose from freshly made soups, smoothies, burgers, carribean patties and sausages.

Opening times
The market is held twice monthly, on the second and fourth weekend (Friday and Saturday) of each month. It is open between 10am and 6pm.

Tib Street, Manchester City Centre (next to Debenhams)
Every Saturday 10am to 5pm

If you are looking for individual and unique pieces at affordable prices then the Manchester Fashion Market is the place to visit!

It is the first dedicated fashion market in the North West and houses the latest up and coming designers from Manchester. The market supports these designers giving them the opportunity to showcase their talent in a city centre location.

You will find clothes, lingerie, bags, purses, hats and jewellery giving you the chance to buy one off independent label designs at reasonable prices.

Opening times
The market is held every Saturday from 10am until 5pm.

The market is on Tib Street, Manchester city centre - next to Debenham's.

Piccadilly Gardens 10am to 6pm
Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday

The Manchester Flower Market is a floral treat selling exotic arrangements, potted plants, cut flowers and even bonsai trees.

Conveniently located in Piccadilly Gardens you can pick up an attractive bouquet on your lunch hour or on your way to the train or bus station. With flowers that are so competitively priced you may even want to treat yourself!

Whatever you are looking for - be it a quick present for your partner, a birthday surprise for a loved one, or a potted plant to cheer up your home or office, the friendly traders will be happy to help and advise you.

Opening times
The market is held every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, opening between 10am and 6pm

The market is held in Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester City Centre.

Albert Sq, 10.30am – 7pm
12 – 29 June

If you love contemporary garden design and you're looking for inspiration on how to transform your garden this summer, then head for the Manchester Garden Market in Albert Square.

Alongside fabulous floral treats there will be a designer garden installation, contemporary garden art, urban garden accessories, an oriental garden and garden furniture.

The huge selection of bulbs, plants and blooms will provide the perfect backdrop to the tea garden where visitors can soak up the sunshine whilst enjoying summer foods and refreshments, including a hog roast and Pimms.

This will be complemented by a selection of art and craft stalls where you will find accessories such as lighting, water features and other accessories for your garden, as well as jewellery and other delights.

St Ann's Square 10am to 6pm
Summer - 1st to 6th July
Autumn - 1st to 12th October
For all you foodies out there the Manchester Fine Food Market is the place to visit.

The market boasts several of Rick Steins 'Food Heroes' so those of you in the know will be pleased that the produce is well recommended!

There is a wide variety of locally farmed and produced fresh foods, including speciality meats, smoked foods (fish, cheese, meats and poultry) cheeses, chutneys, pickles, black puddings, ice cream, specialist ales and sloe gin.

Due to their popularity we have introduced more restaurants this year giving customers a greater choice when they're looking for something tasty to buy for lunch. This really is a selection of the best from the North West!

Opening Times in 2008
  • Summer - 1st to 6th July
  • Autumn - 1st to 12th October

The market is open 10.00am to 5.30pm each day.

The market is held in St Ann's Square, Manchester City Centre.

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