The Central Market is a Grade 1-listed building, an outstanding example of a Victorian open market and one of the oldest markets in existence with the centrepiece being a fully functional fountain which dates back to the early 1800’s designed by Abraham Veil and is one of six designs with the others scattered around the world, one being in India the other in Sri Lanka. The Central Market still offers both a traditional atmosphere with fruit and vegetable stalls, butchers and florists, but also a modern twist offering visitors eateries of different cuisines from Spain to Asia as well as curiosities. Located close to the Central fountain within the market is a Victorian pillar-box that was first designed in 1866 and was originally installed in David Place in 1888 and then moved to within the market, this is one of only two Victorian pillar-boxes left in Jersey.
Monday – Saturday 7:30am – 5:30pm
Thursday 7:30 – 2:00pm
The second of these historic landmarks is Beresford Street Market known fondly as the Fish Market or L’Marchi a Paisson which is located just yards away from the Central Market on Beresford Street. Here you will find an array of fresh fish and shellfish some of which is locally caught and comes direct from local fisherman, you can also try one of Jersey’s local Oysters from the fishmongers. The market also boasts two cafés and a fine French inspired restaurant. The fish market was originally constructed in 1841 with restoration being undertaken throughout the era’s right up until more recently with a new glazed roof installed approximately four years ago.
Monday – Saturday 7:30am – 5:30pm for retailers
There are two restaurants open until 10:00pm.
9-13 Central Market
Markets Manager: 01534 447818
Markets Administration: 01534 447890