Exeter Street Food Market – April 2013

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Devonium blog has done a post on the Street Food Market in the Guildhall Shopping Centre in Exeter. Great stuff!  Devonium is written by Natacha Du Pont de Bie who wrote the fantastic book Ant Egg Soup: The Adventures of a Food Tourist in Laos.

I love this blog, it has so many nice photos and covers lots of great subjects.  If you don’t already follow Devonium, do so immediately.

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At last, the street food market in Exeter has opened from Friday- Sunday every week. The Market surrounds the small 10th century church of St Pancras, in the middle of the Guildhall Shopping Centre.

The church is tiny, only 46 feet long and 16 feet wide, and dates from 1191 with origins that go as far back as the Romans. It would once have stood  “without a church yard, tightly surrounded by stables, shops and houses in what was then described as Exeter’s British Quarter” so one hopes that the surrounding bustle of foodie commerce might bring this fascinating relic, now marooned between Mothercare and Claire’s Accessories,  some more notice.  Pop in before you buy your lunch.

It’s early days for this market and the large spaces between stands means you can miss stalls that are hidden around corners but start going there and more will come. Try Mexican Gus’s…

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