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Not as good as it used to be

I have visited this market four times a week for 30years and, whilst offering a variety of stalls... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nick B
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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Went to Hitchin Market last Saturday and sadly it feels like a dying market. It has always been a... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have visited this market four times a week for 30years and, whilst offering a variety of stalls, food, clothing, hardware and haberdashery it is not as good as it used to be. On Tuesday and Saturday many stalls are empty which detracts from its...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Went to Hitchin Market last Saturday and sadly it feels like a dying market. It has always been a great place to visit with a vibrant atmosphere and lots of interesting stalls. However, there were lots of empty stalls, not many quality stalls and a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

This is a really good traditional market with a wide variety of stalls. There are some really nice cafes close by and the market is in the heart of Hitchin, totally recommend a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

There's lots to like at Hitchin Market, but it really excels in its range of plants and flowers. Many of the plants are appropriate to the season and fresh and ready to plant at prices that massively undercut most alternative suppliers. And they come with...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

That’s probably a bit harsh because there is some decent fruit and veg and you can pick up a few bargains but I would expect more from a town like Hitchin. There’s a few art and craft stalls and some hot food offerings including a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

We sometimes go to the Hitchin market to see if we can grab hold of any antiques, you will be surprised what you can find there, a historic market town, worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

The stalls are typical market stalls in an English town. Lots of tat and a few good vegetable and flower stalls. Actually the flowers are very good indeed.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank ChefCliveM
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Does what it says on the tin. Advertised as a car boot sale so there is a nice variety of stuff to look at

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Emmaray11
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Great bargains and antique things to purchase, good day out when it's sunny with a nice bacon roll place in the middle!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank PS1802
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Saturday morning walk about brought us to the Market in the Square, lots of stalls will early shoppers. A nice place to browse away some time and to purchase fresh produce.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Carol G
17 July 2017|
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Don'the know, only there Fri/Sat