St George’s MarketSt George’s Market is one of Belfast’s oldest attractions. It was built between 1890 and 1896 and is one of the best markets in the UK and Ireland.
It has been voted for numerous local and national titles and awards for its fresh, local produce and great atmosphere.
It holds a weekly Friday Variety Market as well as the City Food and Craft Market on Saturdays. It also hosts a range of events throughout the year.
Latest news and events
- Traders at St George's Market sign up to the national Real Deal charter - the campaign is aimed at stamping out the possibility of fake, illegal or unsafe goods from market stalls.
Weekly marketsVariety Market
Opening hours: 6am - 2pm
Details: Stalls sell a variety of products including fruit and vegetables, meat and fish, antiques, books and clothes.
City Food and Craft Market
Opening hours: 9am - 3pm
Details: The market offers a huge range of local, continental and specialty foods including meat and fish, cheese, coffee beans, tapas and organic products.
Opening hours: 10am - 4pm
Details: This market is a mixture of the traditional Friday Variety Market and Saturday’s City Food and Garden Market. It also has a special emphasis on local arts and crafts.
Video of St George's MarketThis short video shows footage and images of St George's Market. It includes interviews with stallholders and customers describing how the market has changed over the years. You'll hear about the variety of products on sale at the weekly markets, plus a brief overview of the history of the market, which dates back to 1896.
Real Deal charterTraders at St George's Market became the first in Northern Ireland to sign up to the national Real Deal charter on 20 July 2012, a campaign aimed at stamping out the possibility of fake, illegal or unsafe goods from market stalls.
Belfast City Council is the first local authority in Northern Ireland to embrace Real Deal, which reinforces our commitment to combating the sale of counterfeit and other illegal goods at the market by working in partnership with the relevant authorities. For more information on the Real Deal visit www.realdealmarkets.co.uk