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.
Website; Jersey Markets
The Sustainable Cooperative run an organic farm shop with an extensive range of fresh produce, deli items, artisan breads, dried goods, zero waste refills and household essentials. We aim to create a more sustainable supply of food on the island of Jersey, supporting growers and producers that care for the environment, nurturing biodiversity and protecting our natural resources for future generations. We champion nutritious seasonal food that is good for the health of our community and the planet.
Other notable markets well worth a visit include;
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.
Vintage Fair Market — The fairs are held on various Saturday`s throughout the year, both inside the Parish Hall, and outside by the picturesque harbour at St.Aubin, they are well supported and very popular with local residents and holidaymakers. Selling unique and collectable items dating from the 1900s to the 1980s.
Other Community Markets
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