Richard Dutton once said:

“This is the best Thai food since visiting Thailand”.

We agree!

Meet the traders

Meet the traders

Become a trader

Become a trader

Chester Market has been established in the heart of the city centre for decades and continues to provide high-quality goods, expert advice and friendly service for Cestrians and visitors alike.

Open Monday to Saturday, Chester Market provides a unique shopping experience that you will be hard pushed to find on the High Street.

The Market is Chester’s only street food hub for you to enjoy foods of the world and relax in the communal seating area. It’s also a great place to come for locally sourced fresh food, including the only fishmonger in the city centre and award-winning butchers. In keeping with market tradition we offer an engraving and key cutting service and a popular book and vinyl store. For the music lovers there is a fantastic stringed instrument shop. Providing that personal touch you will find nail bars, a barber shop and a hair stylist as well as fashion, footwear and health options.

The market features an award-winning Italian pizzeria, Thai, street food, taco bar, artisan, Italian delights, deli, bistro, Caribbean, a traditional British market café, and a craft beer taproom and bottle shop.

You can now receive £1 off your parking by simply scanning your ticket in Chester Market. Why not take the opportunity to check out the fabulous stalls the market has to offer? The discount can be applied at the start or end of your visit to Chester.

The market is easily accessible within the Forum Shopping Centre.

Opening hours: Monday to Thursday: 8am until 5pm | Foodie Friday: 8am until 10pm | Saturdays 18, and 25 January: until 10pm.

Butchers, fishmonger, and fresh produce stall open from 8am. Other traders are open from 9.15am.

Chester Market

6 Princess Street
Located within the Forum Shopping Centre