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The Grounds Markets @ The Grounds of Alexandria

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by Mimi V (subscribe)
Mimi V a writer, social media manager, foodie, music lover, and mum, currently residing in Sydney with Mr V, two little Vs and doggy V.
Published October 26th 2012
Sydney's Newest Produce Market
The Grounds Alexandria, Alexandria, Cafe, Food, Garden, Produce, Market
Delightful flowers provided by Garlands Flowers @ The Grounds of Alexandria's produce market. Photo: The Grounds

From the moment it opened its doors, The Grounds of Alexandria has been met with rave reviews that have had people flocking to its doors - both locals and not-so-locals, and with good reason. This innovative cafe has a focus on quality ingredients, fresh produce and specialty coffees that is pleasing to the palette, and a decor and gardens that are pleasing to the eyes.

The Grounds Alexandria, Alexandria, Cafe, Food, Garden, Produce, Market
Fantastic fresh produce @ The Grounds of Alexandria's monthly produce market. image: The Grounds

It was a natural fit then for this pretender to the Alexandria crown to run produce markets in the grounds that are its namesake. They started in July and are now a regular feature on the last Saturday of every month. The first market saw 2000 people through the doors, and numbers have remained high for subsequent markets, so I'd advise you to arrive early if you want to avoid excessive queues (they kick off at 8am).

The Grounds Alexandria, Alexandria, Cafe, Food, Garden, Produce, Market
Produce from Salt Meats Cheese @ The Grounds of Alexandria's produce market. photo: The Grounds

If you're search for the very best in fresh produce, from fruit and veg to authentic Italian cheeses and cured meats, flowers, as well as bacon rolls, macarons and other baked goodies, then this is the market for you. As well as products provided by the grounds, they have also teamed up with like-minded brands such as Salt Meats Cheese, Garlands Flowers and MakMak Macarons to provide some of the products described above. Add to this a great atmosphere, space for the kids and dogs to roam free, as well at the place to see and be seen in Sydney's west, and you can't go far wrong, so add this to your calendar for produce markets.

The Grounds Alexandria, Alexandria, Cafe, Food, Garden, Produce, Market
Miss V 'enjoying' the petting zoo at the first produce market @ The Grounds of Alexandria

In the unlikely event that none of the produce takes your fancy, you can grab a takeaway coffee (expect to wait up to 15 mins at peak times) and a pastry, sit back and enjoy the scenery in their exquisitely tended gardens. Or you can try your hand at getting a table indoors and choose from the fantastic selection of breakfast or lunch options.
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Why? The fresh produce is a treat for the taste buds
When: Weekdays 7am - 4pm, Weekends 7:30am - 4pm
Phone: 61 (2) 9699 2225
Where: Building 7A, NO.2 Huntley st alexandria NSW 2015
Cost: As much or as little as you want to spend
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