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Avoid if you can.

Bleedin busy all the time and unless you really need to use this street DON'T. Full of plenty of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Matthew S
Major Shopping Street

Whilst not the trendiest area it is very much at the centre of the city and has a plethora of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robin K
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Many of Manchester's shops and fine restaurants are located on or near this major thoroughfare.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good32%
  • Average29%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“arndale centre” (45 reviews)
“usual shops” (9 reviews)
“lots of shops” (10 reviews)
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Manchester, England
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"arndale centre"
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"usual shops"
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"lots of shops"
in 10 reviews
"piccadilly gardens"
in 17 reviews
"main shopping"
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"love shopping"
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"shopping trip"
in 4 reviews
"tram stop"
in 4 reviews
"christmas market"
in 7 reviews
"shoppers"
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"debenhams"
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"performers"
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"stalls"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Bleedin busy all the time and unless you really need to use this street DON'T. Full of plenty of homeless (no disrespect, just an unfortunate fact)/users/dodgy traders.

Thank Matthew S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst not the trendiest area it is very much at the centre of the city and has a plethora of shops. It also has a metro stop right there. There are also lots of fast food places and a couple of hotels close by.

Thank Robin K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A strong area for shops, and eateries. It does have heavy footfall so extremely busy on Saturdays . In addition there are a number of talented street musicians to listen too as well.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can you say, surprised its on really to review that is. Its quite a long street, very busy and hosts the normal high street shops in the main. Well worth a stroll but dont make it a must do!

Thank Paul F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walk down the Market street. The people in Manchester are ever so nice and friendly. There is a good food market at the end of Market str. in Piccadilly garden

Thank Inga Dís G
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Ok, there’s shops and wotnot. Lots of them. And people. And shops. And homeless people. And people and shops. You get the gist.

Thank dughall
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

A typical busy pedestrianised shopping area. Gets very busy on weekends and bank holidays, and can be difficult to navigate. I usually tent to avoid it.

Thank Alexander J
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

I love this place. Have been here so many times over the years ! The view I think for me is very good due to the fact that an incredible amount of space has been created for the tram lines. You can just look around...More

Thank Syed_Ibrahim_Ali
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I’ve lived in Manchester for 18 years and the area continues to deteriorate. The number of homeless increases, beggars, cart sellers, sales people, religious shouters - the whole street becomes unfriendly and often scary. The council and police need to do more. I would not...More

2  Thank Dave T
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I hate having to navigate through here. Not only is it difficult to pass through crowds (whilst carrying a baby) but it's filled with irritation! Buskers, beggars and awful music. Market street is a nightmare and is certain to taint your mood.

2  Thank aaron_sellstrom
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John V
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Response from patchycat | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jean-Marc, I don't know either. Knowing the council you probably do! Like David I suggest you use the city council website. Good luck Patchycat
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