And all this supported by a vast compliment of cafes to tempt you with everything from Tapas and Paella, noodles, traditional full English breakfasts as well as succulent cakes, chocolates and locally made fudge.
For anyone looking for something just a little bit different, St. Helier’s historic markets are a treasure trove of fascinating books on local history and an Aladdin’s Cave of interesting and intricate trinkets and artefacts. Be sure to pop into one of the island’s own antique and jewellery shops where you’re sure to be amazed by what you might find!
The Central and Beresford Markets are open from 7:30 to 5:30 Monday to Saturday, except for 7:30 to 2pm on Thursdays. Both markets are closed on Sundays.
Other notable markets well worth a visit include;
St. Catherine’s Market—Each Sunday between March and October offering fresh produce, affordable handmade Arts and Crafts and a large variety of Genuine Jersey products.
St. Aubin’s Genuine Jersey Farm & Craft Market—Usually held on Saturdays between April and September, with local produce and wares, farmers market and Genuine Jersey products.
St. Helier Genuine Jersey Farm & Craft Market—held in the Royal Square in front of the States Chamber on various Saturdays during the season. All goods bearing the Genuine Jersey trademark are guaranteed to be grown, reared, caught, brewed, picked, baked, smoked or otherwise created by the stallholder.
Vintage Fair Market — held at the Parish Hall in St Aubin` on various Saturday`s throughout the year. Selling unique and collectable items dating from the 1900s to the 1980s
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