Although Strasbourg is the Christmas market capital, its neighbourhood markets bustle in time with the seasons all year round. There are no fewer than 26 in total, each offering delicious regional products.
Gault et Millau
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The Farmer’s Market near the Cathedral
The farmer’s market is small, friendly market in the fish market square (place du Marché aux Poissons). Every Saturday, it hosts ten or so farmers offering outstanding products: poultry, pigeons, Alsatian cured meats, fish, really fresh fruits and vegetables, herbal teas... Flavours that are guaranteed to be irresistible.
Place du Marché aux Poissons, 67000 Strasbourg
Open on Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Organic meals at Ferme Andres: from the farmyard to the plate
Valère Diochet, the chef of Le Pont aux Chats restaurant (rated with 2 chef’s hats and one of Gault & Millau’s Top Picks) goes to the Andres farm to collect his ingredients, which go directly from the field to the plate: seasonal vegetables, mushrooms, eggs and poultry. Open to everyone, this farm supplies fruits, condiments, jams, milk, dairy products, honey, gingerbread, cured and raw meat... Quality and freshness are served with a smile, while the menu is full of lovely hand-grown organic healthy food..
15 Rue de l’Afrique, 67000 Strasbourg
03 88 31 10 69
Open on Mondays and from Wednesday to Friday from 8 a.m. to noon and 1:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
On Saturdays it closes at 4 p.m.
Closed on Tuesdays and Sundays
And many other local and traditional markets
At these larger, more traditional markets you will find all the produce that are the pride of the region: knack (Strasbourg sausage), smoked shoulder of ham, lewerwurst (liver sausage), bloetwurst (blood sausage), presskopf (parslied pork brawn), lanjaejer (smoked and dried sausage), Alsatian goose foie gras, munster cheese, pretzels, carp, eels, trout, pike, zander, forest fruits, mirabelle plums... All that the region has to offer set out on the stalls.
Strasbourg Market : Wattwiller Square (Musau), 67000 Strasbourg
Le Pont aux Chats: 42 rue de la Krutenau - 67000 Strasbourg 03 88 24 08 77