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St George's Market is one of Belfast's oldest attractions and one of the best markets in the UK and Ireland.

 There has been a Friday market on the St George's site since 1604. The present award-winning St George's Market, built between 1890 and 1896, is one of Belfast's oldest attractions.

As well as being home to some of the finest fresh produce, with customers travelling near and far to sample the delights of Friday, Saturday and Sunday markets, it has become one of the city's most popular places to visit.

Since its £4.5m refurbishment in 1997, this charming Victorian building offers one of the most vibrant and colourful destinations that Belfast has to offer.
  • 12-20 East Bridge Street
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT1 3NQ

Top Reasons To Visit

  • Sample Belfast's best produce and chat with the traders
  • Relax over coffee and soak up the atmosphere
  • Pick up unique gifts and souvenirs of Belfast
  • Listen to some of the best local musicians - for free!
  • Explore an important part of Belfast's living history
  • Friday Variety Market

    The Friday Variety Market is open 8am to 2pm. Around 248 market stalls sell a diverse range of products from Atlantic shark and zips, to antiques and fresh fruit. The fish section alone contains 23 fish stalls and holds the reputation for being the leading retail fish market in Ireland. You can also listen to live music from local solo artists.

  • Saturday City Food, Craft and Garden Market

    The Saturday City Food and Craft Market is open 9am to 3pm. Enjoy the best food tastes and smells brought by local producers, as well as a fusion of tempting continental and speciality foods from around the world. Customers can sample the produce, relax with a coffee and a newspaper against a backdrop of live music from top local bands and solo artists.

  • Sunday Food, Craft and Antique Market

    The Sunday Market is open 10am – 3pm and is a mixture of the traditional Friday Variety Market and Saturday’s award-winning City Food and Craft Market. It has a special emphasis on local arts and crafts, offering more local craftspeople the opportunity to show off their talents. Live music from top local bands and solo artists also ensures that visitors are kept entertained. Products on sale include local, continental and specialty foods, scented candles, clothes, handmade jewellery, antiques, art and souvenirs.

    It was named the UK’s Best Large Indoor Market 2014 by the National Association of British Market Authorities, beating off stiff competition from internationally renowned markets like Spitalfields, Billingsgate and Borough.

    A free market bus runs every 20 minutes between the City Centre (outside Boots the Chemist, Donegall Place or HMV, Castle Place) and the market. Bus departs at 8am on Friday and Saturday and every 20 minutes thereafter.

  • Car Parking

    There is a range of multi-story car parks close to St George’s Market including:

    •     Waterfront Hilton
    •     Lanyon Place
    •     Victoria Square.

    There are also pay-and-display ticket zones right outside St George’s Market. These are managed by the Roads Service.

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