There are plenty of reasons why it’s worth going local for some of your gifts and groceries and what better way to do this than shopping at your local Cardiff markets?! Whether you’re out to find a good bargain, to pick up some fresh organic food or support small independent businesses, these Cardiff markets will allow for all of that.
Jacobs’ Antique Market
Just next to Cardiff central station Jacobs’ Antique Market is not to be missed if you’re into unique vintage items. The large red brick building is one of the oldest antique markets in Cardiff, established more than 30 years ago. Situated across three floors Jacobs sells antique furniture, vintage clothes, books, military memorabilia and much more.
Canal Wharf, Cardiff
Every Thursday to Saturday 10am – 5pm
Riverside Farmers Market
If it’s fresh food that you’re after on a Sunday morning, (hungover or not!) Riverside Farmers Market is where you want to be. The award-winning market has fresh food and great prices all from local producers. Whether it’s cake, meat, cheese or maybe something to eat on the spot these stalls down the River Taff have it all!
Every Sunday 10am-2pm
Located in the middle of the city centre this huge Victorian structured market is one you can’t avoid! If you’re a new visitor to the capital and you want to have a taste of the local life then this is then Cardiff Market is the right place for you. Under one great glass roof, you will find many independent shops selling a range of products from clothes, gifts, food and welsh cakes.
St Mary St, Cardiff
Every Monday to Saturday 9am-5pm
Roath Cardiff Market
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Held inside the Mackintosh Community Centre, this is a smaller market with a great bunch of local craftspeople who offer a wide range of handmade items such as; pottery, hand drawn cards, art, jewellery and much more. Just outside in the parking lot situates Roath Food Market selling hot food for all the craft lovers!
38 Keppoch Street, Roath, Cardiff
Every Saturday (March to December) from 9:30 am to 1pm
Grangetown Market Cardiff
Grangetown World Market is part of the wider Love Grangetown, Shop Grangetown project which promotes local independent businesses. Each market has many different stalls that sell products such as food, clothes, craft, coffee and more. All events happen within the heart of Cardiff.
St Patrick’s school car park
1st December – 11am to 3pm (future dates TBA)
With these Cardiff markets providing so many options to shop locally, why not try something new? What better way to spend your weekend than meeting with friends over foods, crafts and produce, all made locally!