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The fish market in Oostende

I really wanted to visit the fish market. It is small size, but very nice. You can get there with... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Nina A
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Rome, Italy
Nice

Small market. it was cheap to shop there. Fishs were very fresh. if You are in brugge or near you... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
847arzue
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Izmir, Turkey
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10 Jul 2018
“Fresh seafood, popular attraction, would visit again”
12 Aug 2017
“Looking for fish and shrimps”
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The food looks pretty much the same on each stand. The sellers are adding extra work in decorating the way the seafood looks like. You can find a variation of raw to cooked food. All very tasty and fresh. Exhibits of dry fish look cool...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

I had no idea how many people came to buy fish at the Fischmarkt People had to wait for their turn. I liked to see fish that was drying in the open air. It's quite popular. Interestingly enough, seagulls were quite interested in these activities.They...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 26 April 2017

In the port of Ostende you can admire a nice fish market with the freshest fish and seafood all mornings the fishermens are selling all sorts of fishs and excellent shrimps, a regal for the eyes and for the many restaurants on the East coast.

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I really wanted to visit the fish market. It is small size, but very nice. You can get there with car, or tram, or with a boat. We took the boat - which I loved, and also it is free. Than you walk a bit....More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Nina A
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Small market. it was cheap to shop there. Fishs were very fresh. if You are in brugge or near you should go there.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 847arzue
Reviewed 30 August 2016

If you have a house/apartment nearby, you should at least go once to this fish market to try the fresh north sea shrimps. You can eat them on the go or bring back your kitchen as an starter for diner. We bought also "tong" fish,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank aHeartBeatAway
Reviewed 22 May 2016

It took some time but the fischmarkt finally has a new and modern place on the fisherman's wharf. The blue roof representing a seawave is a landmark. The fresh fish is nicelly displayed end priced. It is definitely a new attraction for Ostende

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank edwinvd101
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

"De Trap" is an institution in Ostend. Fisher boats used to arrive very early in the morning to sell their catch here. Fish weren't just fresh, they were alive. These days, the place has become just another tourist trap. The renovation, actually rebuilt, is just...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Frank V
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Everything looked fresh, i ordered several bowls different seafood, very tasty! Ostend is amazing and i could see how local people could live from the sea happly!

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Roamer_World
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to ostend and the fish market was an highlight in our short trip last time and also this time they serve up fresh hot fish soup to you aswell as a large ammount of different fish on sale the children...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank daniellejcook10592
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