Markthalle in Stuttgart

Markthalle Stuttgart - Market hall in Stuttgart

Foodies and food lovers - heads up!

Food, food and more food – are there any “Foodies” amongst you, ambitious cooks or just food lovers?
Then this is the place to go - the Markthalle  (market hall) in Stuttgart

Maybe you have been there already by accident or you passed by without really noticing what this building in the middle of the city stands for.

Behind the really heavy doors you will find everything your taste buds wish for – 5000 square meters full of great wine, spirits and coffee to quench your thirst and more different types of food you could ever think of.  
At least I have seen and tasted food I have never ever encountered or heard of before. If you are missing the odd ingredient for your recipe, here you will for sure find it.

There are numerous food stalls selling everything from meat, vegetables, fruits but also selected bread, spices, teas and cheese & - very important- chocolate and sweets...
Looking for a really beautiful bouquet (or a location you can send your husband to) – the flower shop offers super nice ones.
And on the second floor you will find living and garden culture at its best combined with jewelry, decoration (also Christmas), upmarket clothes brands, kitchen ware, bed linen and even a beauty parlor.
I love it up there, but it is also quite dangerous as I never leave empty handed.

Tired from shopping or just want to soak up the atmosphere?
You can relax in one of the restaurants for a taste of the Mediterranean /Italian (Restaurant Empore), Spanish (Tapasbar Desirée) and Swabian cuisine.

Want to experience more (local) food and interact with producers and farmers? The downtown farmers & flower markets are right beside the Markthalle 3 times a week on Tuesday, Thursdays and Saturdays – read more:
Farmers Markets in Stuttgart

Information on the Markthalle Stuttgart
Markthalle Stuttgart
Dorotheenstraße 4
70173 Stuttgart
Phone: +49 (0)711 480 410

Opening hours
MO – FR 7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
SA 07:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Restaurants: +49 711 4704400

Interested in a guided tour, please contact
Stuttgart-Marketing GmbH
Tourist-Information i-Punkt Stuttgart
Königstraße 1 A
70173 Stuttgart
Monday – Friday: 09:00 – 20:00 hrs
Saturday: 09:00 – 18:30 hrs
Sundays and Public Holidays: 10:00 – 18:30 hrs
T +49 711 2228100 (Booking service for tours)
T +49 711 2228122 (Group enquiries)


October 2019 Kira Neumann
This blog post is a personal recommendation and based on personal experience. It has been prepared with the greatest possible care and does not claim to be correct, complete or up-to-date.“ Picture credit: Kiramiga

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