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In short you see life in this street. The well heeled, the down trodden and Mr & Mrs average. A... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
Large stores; small stores; busking

The largest stores such as Debenhams and Primark are at its Piccadilly Gardens end; TK Maxx and an... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“arndale centre”(46 reviews)
“usual shops”(9 reviews)
“lots of shops”(10 reviews)
Many of Manchester's shops and fine restaurants are located on or near this major thoroughfare.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 March 2015

If you are a shopping fanatic, go to Market street while in Manchester. It all happens here, shops, restaurants, cafes and....pick pockets !! Yes, just as being in any big shopping street in big cities, you have to keep a close eye on your wallets...More

2  Thank vince a
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 11 March 2015

If you want to visit a nice, clean safe city then don't go to Manchester it's a big rubbish dump. Market street is full of down and outs and beggars, drunks and drug addicts. Travel further afield and it's no better. All the streets are...More

17  Thank 170mancunian
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All reviews arndale centre usual shops lots of shops main shopping christmas market shoppers debenhams performers stalls
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

Market Street is a very busy, lively street in the heart of the City Centre. Get in amongst the hustle and bustle and enjoy all that’s going on.

Thank Rachel D
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We were in Manchester yesterday for a gig at the Albert Hall...which was a nice, small venue and the gig was great!.... However..... Parking is very expensive so we pre-booked at the Mercurie Hotel car park. Finding it was an absolute nightmare.. driving through the...More

Thank hayleymason100
Reviewed 3 September 2018

In short you see life in this street. The well heeled, the down trodden and Mr & Mrs average. A great choice of shops and store and wall to wall to wall busking and music. You must stop and watch some of the acts, some...More

Thank shaunbell57
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The largest stores such as Debenhams and Primark are at its Piccadilly Gardens end; TK Maxx and an entrance to the vast Arndale Centre in the middle; smaller stores at the end. Whilst the stores themselves are welcoming, the street itself is nondescript and fairly...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed 6 August 2018

One of the buzziest streets in central Manchester, this street encapsulates the spirit of Manchester's shopping-malls. Loads to shop along the street, and especially good for window-shopping as there is a lot on display. There are often street performers and crowd watching too. Wonderful atmosphere...More

Thank canyouplay0
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Has many shops, most of which close so early. The best part of the market is when the stalls are erected selling all sort of food ranging from arab, turkish, indian, chinese food to pastries and sweets!

Thank Ardementozo
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

When in Manchester I tend to avoid Market St. On this visit however I was unable to. Dirty, fast food outlets and full of litter - I won’t be hurrying back

Thank JanetC2029
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

This is my least favourite shopping street in Manchester. I try to avoid as extremely busy, always seems grubby and lots of beggars.

Thank IAN D
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This street is too busy and not a pleasant street to walk down. Always avoid it if you can. You'll spend most of your time trying to avoid people whilst walking. It's full of people trying to sell tat and people who sing in the...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

I did think that there was a good amount of shops and places to eat, it's a fab place to have as a meeting point and some days they have street food/stalls out.

Thank Holly M
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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