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Saint Nicholas Market

Closed Now: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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A wonderful surprise!!

The outside alleyway reminded us of a dark and dangerous movie alley. Though once we stepped... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jon D
Fantastic find

What a fantastic find. So refreshing to be able to peruse high quality, independent shops in a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“food stalls”(30 reviews)
“falafel”(26 reviews)
“stalls selling”(15 reviews)
St Nicholas Market is the traditional Marketing Hub of Bristol. Commonly known as St Nicks, The market is situated in the centre of Bristol. Its permanent market buildings are home to the largest collection of independent retailers in Bristol...more
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The Glass Arcade | The Exchange, Bristol BS1 1HT, England
+44 117 922 4014
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 18, 2014

This market is located on Corn street contains original goods clothes, jewelry, bicycles hardware local souvenirs and fossils. Food variety is second to none, cafes are at every corner serving fresh cuisine. I have taken my favorite Falafel sandwich and fresh lemon juice. Traders accept...More

4  Thank Sherif F
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

If your in Bristol why not? Only takes 5_10 minutes to walk through if your just window shopping and being nosy. It's worth checking out not only for small business vendors nick nacks and cheap bits and bobs, but there's so much good local food...More

1  Thank Michael P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The outside alleyway reminded us of a dark and dangerous movie alley. Though once we stepped through it was so bright and so many tantalizingly scents of cooking foods filled the air. The variety of different high quality good foods is quite staggering. It ranges...More

Thank Jon D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic find. So refreshing to be able to peruse high quality, independent shops in a fantastic setting. Also amazing variety of places to eat, all looked delicious and a total mix from a pie shop to what looked like Moroccan street food-just gutted...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has a great buzz about it. The food options are really varied and cater for Vegan, Veggie, Meat eaters alike, and finished off with coffee and cake. Great place to visit for lunch.

Thank adam015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed it here. Most interesting and one if the best markets we’ve visited. Loads of food stalls too. If you are in Bristol this is a must. Lots to browse. Allow a couple couple of hours!

Thank AlanM924
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

This is an open air food market with a glass roof set in an antique part of the old city. It has a range of ethnic food options- Moroccan, Portuguese, Italian, Caribbean, Asian, Middle Eastern, as well as a delicious looking bakery. All the stalls...More

Thank seda2011
Reviewed September 15, 2018

A long establish feature of Bristol life and easily missed - so make the effort to find it. The area around it is ever changing and some of the shops in the market change but they all contribute to the charm of St Nicks. An...More

Thank ColinABristolUK
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Small typical market in the centre of the city. Do not hesitate to visit it. Lovely place with a great choice of street food.

Thank lilie4561
Reviewed September 3, 2018

I went here for lunch on a sunny day with two children and my husband’s cousin, who lives here. I got falafel salad and my daughter got to try a traditional savory pie. Spilt up and have one person get a table while the other...More

Thank Nicole O
Reviewed August 31, 2018

It's a mixture of market stalls for shopping and eating/drinking. It's lovely & fascinating wandering around leisurely. The food stalls sell different cuisine.

Thank LaToner
Reviewed August 27, 2018

St Nicks & the docks are the only 2 places i enjoy going to in Bristol, but I only visit when the weather alows going on 2 wheels as the city council continues to treat motorists as second class citizens with their bizzare road systems...More

Thank john s
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debbie p
November 7, 2016|
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Response from BlueWolf1894 | Reviewed this property |
I saw several small(ish) dogs on leads when I was there - the alleyways can be a bit narrow
March 14, 2015|
Response from Kythe2 | Reviewed this property |
The clothing stalls are the more unusual items - certainly not your run of the mill high street stuff. Don' remember seeing any shoe stalls, but there might very well be.