There is just something about going to a market on a winter’s day, enjoying all the treats and amazing goods up for grabs. Getting to the market is the easy part, but trying to decide which one to go to is where the challenge begins. While staying at the Clayton Hotel Charlemont you are ideally located in the centre of the city with a choice of markets to choose from. This is why we have created the ultimate list of our favourite Dublin Markets, which are an absolute must-visit in 2022.
Dun Laoghaire CoCo Market takes place every Sunday from 11 am – 4 pm located around the Lexicon Library and directly insight the People’s Park. You can find the food village, Artisan and Crafts, and over 50 vendors trading each Sunday selling a wide range of products including hot food, baked goods, arts and crafts, artisan food products and seasonal produce. Dun Laoghaire CoCo Market has all the trimmings for you to enjoy a wholesome Sunday, with something for everyone, and is approximately a 30-minute drive from Clayton Hotel Charlemont.
2. Howth Market
Howth Market is situated in a beautiful fishing town. Established 9 years ago and has grown substantially over the past years. After a major revamp during 2013, the market becomes a permanent establishment in Howth village, standing along the seafront. Welcoming locals and tourists, Howth Market is a fun day out, offering a unique experience for everyone. Selling a mixture of organic produce, freshly baked goods, jewellery, clothing, antiques and so much more. The market takes place each weekend and Bank Holidays, while the front five units, including coffee shops, are open 7 days a week. Although, this is an hour drive from the Clayton Hotel Charlemont it is most definitely worth the trip!
Airfield Estate’s Farmers Market is open every Friday and Saturday, with products ranging from locally grown fruits, vegetables, preserves, chutneys, jams, bread, pastries, meats, fish and so much more. You can grab products to sample, enjoy or take home with you. Open Friday and Saturdays from 9 am – 2.30 pm with free entry. A perfect way to gather fresh produce which is locally sourced from Irish vendors. Airfield Farmers Market is approximately a 20-minute drive from Clayton Hotel Charlemont.
The Temple Bar Food Market was established in 1997 by a group of Irish farmers and producers, their vision was to bring local Irish produce to a city centre location. The market, to this day, still features many of the original traders. Supporting local businesses and finding a vast variety of organic fruit and veg, delicious cakes, bread, cheese, olives, cold meats, nuts, seeds, grains and cereals, is what you can expect when you visit this fabulous market. Temple Bar Food Market is approximately a 20-minute walk from Clayton Hotel Charlemont.
Blackrock Market was established in 1996 and has since flourished into what is it today. Providing a mixture of products and goods, combining a broad range of fine art, modern art, collectables, furniture, soft furnishings and handcrafts, making this market extremely unique. Blackrock Market is approximately a 20-minute drive from Clayton Hotel Charlemont, open every weekend, plus bank holidays from 11 am – 5.30 pm in Blackrock County Dublin. Usually, you will see 50 traders in attendance, also offering a range of food and beverage restaurants and stalls.
Herbert Park is home to a spectacular food market, open every Sunday from 11 am – 4 pm. The park contains a large duck pond and vivid playgrounds perfect for everyone in the family. Delicious food available such as Falafel, kebab, Crepes, Korean food, Italian pasta, organic veg, cupcakes, ice cream, and much more. Herbert Park Farmers Marker is approximately a 7-minute drive from Clayton Hotel Charlemont.
Clayton Hotel Charlemont is a perfect location to gather friends and family and enjoy a wholesome getaway in Dublin. Explore the many spectacular markets Dublin city has to offer, then follow with a cocktail in Lockside Bar/Social and a mouth-watering dinner in Gaudens Restaurant. Make sure to keep an eye on our unmissable special offers for your next getaway to Dublin City.