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Oxford Covered Market

High Street | Market Street, Oxford OX1 3DZ, England
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:30
High Street | Market Street, Oxford OX1 3DZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Take to time / opportunity to wonder around the Covered Market with it's varity of shops. Quite a few can be expensive but offer items not available in high street shops. Quite a few cafes that offer a vast aray of different foods that should...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice indoor market very big lots of quaint shops and usual foody places little nick nack shops.definately revisit again all friendly people on the stalls and in the shops.

Thank mark_keefe
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great place that my fiancee and I stumbled upon by accident. We Wandered around for a while, went into a few stores which were all great. Definitely a must visit in Oxford as there are lots of little vendors and hidden stores....More

Thank Will S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can only rate the market based on our personal experience, and for us visiting on a Sunday, it was totally lacklustre. The problem was with no advance warning or advice otherwise, we discovered the place was virtually deserted with less than half of the...More

Thank Nathan T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This historic market was opened in 1774 and is still in operation today. Located in High Street, it is a large covered structure with most stalls selling food, greengrocers, butchers and also stalls selling souvenirs. There are also a couple of bakeries and cafes. Centrally...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a market fan, visited lots of them in many cities around the world so I just couldn't resist to the Oxford covered market (actually been there before visiting the colleges!). It's a little jewel, beautiful, lively, colorful place with a great variety of food...More

Thank AndreasG301
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I visit Oxford, I make a point of going to their covered market. The Oxford Cheese Shop is where I go first as it has the absolute best blue cheese I have ever tasted. I buy several packages and put them in my checked...More

Thank Courtney069
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love going to the Covered Market.Go first thing in the morning when the food stalls are opening up, quiet before the tourists. Or later in the day when the place is buzzing, coffee shops filling up and all the shops are open for business. Such...More

Thank J0anne25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ideal on a rainy day: some excellent shops, food stores and coffee shops. Close to the city center with multiple entrances.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice old market in the middle of town that was established by the City of Oxford in the 1770s. There are approximately 40 shops and small eateries selling food (including fresh meats, fish and vegetables), flowers, souvenirs, jewelry, and clothing accessories, etc....More

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Kholoud A
Is it open during weekends ? Which hours?
11 September 2016|
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Response from braddazz2801 | Reviewed this property |
I know it is 10:00 a 4:00 on a Sunday if that helps? Saturday would be similar hours i should think
Are dogs allowed there?
21 August 2015|
Response from yirg |
No, dogs are not allowed in the market ( except for guide dogs etc)