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Indoor market befitting the life and spirit of Bristol

A great use of the space in and around the old corn exchange. Bustling vibrant and a good mix of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Good mix of specialist little stalls

Came across this market by accident and was surprised by the mix of vendors - it was a really wet... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barry B
Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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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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Reviewed 3 days ago

A great use of the space in and around the old corn exchange. Bustling vibrant and a good mix of food and shops/stalls. Pity it’s not open on a Sunday but maybe that goes with the businesslike approach because in its own way its very...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came across this market by accident and was surprised by the mix of vendors - it was a really wet day, and still relatively early so the full array of stalls were open. We thought that it was an interesting g place to spend sometime

Thank Barry B
Reviewed 1 week ago

my second visit. back to bristol for the ballon fiesta so i thought i would pop back to st nicholas to see if it has improved. all i can say if there is a manager at this market they need to get the SACK still...More

Thank eric g
Reviewed 1 week ago

This will not disappoint you. So many varied stalls from Indian foods and clothes to toys, nick knacks herbs etc and restaurants to suit most tastes

1  Thank mkljrc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to visit and has the added bonus of being largely undercover for hot or wet weather. There is a wide variety of foods from different parts of the world. It is all very reasonable priced and a good place to...More

1  Thank TimC737
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This market is wonderful and would recommend to anyone who enjoys old architecture and interior. The shops within were obviously very well run and very crafty. Prices are obviously going to differ from shop to shop but prices were similar with what you’d expect from...More

1  Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a torrid visit to Bristol, thanks to an awful stay at a local hotel. Luckily, after we checked out from Holland House, we stayed at an Air bnb near St. Nicholas Market and it was wonderful! So many different options to eat. Its...More

1  Thank hannahsmithy878
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saint Nicholas Market is partly housed in what was the Old Corn Exchange building, which has some nice architectural features. The comprehensive market also has some excellent ‘Street Food’ stalls with seating, although this is somewhat limited. For a great meal go to the Moroccan...More

1  Thank mikesierra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Busy busy busy especially with people attending the university graduations. A vibrant area full of stalls,shops and many eateries. A very bohemian feel about the place making for an interesting interlude.

1  Thank ccws50
Reviewed 15 July 2018

As someone who visits St. Nicks almost every day, I was shocked to read a review criticising the shopkeepers for being "part-time". I have got to know several traders over the years and I know that they work 10 hours a day, six days a...More

2  Thank bristolboy2018
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debbie p
8 November 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
15 March 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.