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Address: Market Street, Cambridge CB2 3QJ, England
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+44 1223 457446
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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Cambridge is a market city, and stalls have been trading at the historic...

Cambridge is a market city, and stalls have been trading at the historic market square in the city centre since the middle ages. From Monday-Sunday, 10am-4pm, you will find stalls selling a wide range of goods including: Street Food, Books, Vinyl, CDs and DVDs Clothes, jewellery and bags Fruit and vegetables, fresh fish and health foods Second hand bikes Garden plants Mobile phones and accessories ...and much more! The market square also hosts a flourishing local food, arts and crafts market on Sundays (10am-4pm), selling organic produce from local farmers and work from some of the region's most talented artists, craftsmen, potters, sculptors and photographers.

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Cool Market in Historic Setting

My daughters and I visited Market Square in the late afternoon of March 16, 2017. When we arrived, many of the vendors were packing up but there were enough open to appreciate... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JimMaura
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Hartford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Market Square is a very nice market place in Cambridge. It's new for me to see a market place in a developed country. It's a gathering of small small shops some in mobile vans, various foods and different kinds of products. Nice place to spend time. Hope you enjoy 😊

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Hartford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughters and I visited Market Square in the late afternoon of March 16, 2017. When we arrived, many of the vendors were packing up but there were enough open to appreciate the variety of goods offered. There were several food stalls offering a wide range of cuisines, the fried dumplings from a Thai stall were great! I recommend a... More 

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Thank JimMaura
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

from fresh squeezed juice to eclectic antiques. this relatively small market is in the centre of Cambridge and worth the visit.

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Thank beachseeker14
Northeastern Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Some unique, quirky stuff and good food stalls. Pleasant location and if the weathers good you could probably spend an hour here.

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Thank rigbyhum
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to grab lunch from the vendors or pick up some delicious fresh fruit. Different vendors as the week goes on, and lots of souvenir stalls if you need to grab something to remember the trip by.

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Thank mfairlie
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Open seven days per week, but with many of the stalls' occupants altering from day to day. You can find hot and cold food to eat immediately; stalls selling vegetables both regular and esoteric or cut-flowers or fish; stalls selling clothes, shoes and hats both regular and wacky; stalls selling knickknacks of all types; stalls selling vinyl records, or second... More 

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pick from the fossil and gem stall, fresh bakery, waffle stall, multiple t-shirt sellers and bike maintenance (!) providers before you choose which of the diverse international food stalls to visit. Brazilian, Thai, British, Italian, German, Chinese... not the cheapest but always interesting

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Thank Siulador
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live in Cambridge and have done for years. The market is an embarrassment to the stall holders, to the inhabitants and for the visitors from all over the world. It's dirty and tired with a huge smelly rubbish skip just behind the lovely bread stall and near all the pop up food stalls which are great and showcase our... More 

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Thank Sarah R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took two watches there to have the batteries replaced. The guy, son of the owner, opened up the first watch, a Timex, and then said "Oh yeah, just remembered, we don't change batteries on this one because it's too fiddly and I can't get the back back on now." Annoying but okay, I'll have to take it somewhere else... More 

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Thank Tom R
Swindon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent market, plenty of variety, Market cafe ,best cheese burger I,ve tasted. some stores chang dail .open air

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