Discover Frankfurt’s Kleinmarkthalle, this fabulous indoor market - with more than 60 stalls - that has a great variety of produce, cheeses, meats, breads, veg, fish, exotic fruits, wine, spices and flowers
As you enter through the door on Hasengasse, which is the street that comes straight out of the Kaiserdom main entrance, you are greeted with big flower stands on the right side and a long row of butchers on the left side.
Upstairs on the second floor, the butchers are selling wild meat, such as venison, boar, pheasant, duck or rabbit, many sorts of eggs and poultry, seafood shops, and an oyster bar, and Italian delicatessens. The entire downstairs area is filled with stands selling all kinds of delicious foods and delicacies.
It is a gourmet cook's dream!
The cheese stands draw your attention in every time, but the bakeries are a close second. Some stands specialize in foreign delicacies such as asian and mediterranean. On Fri and Sat, when you walk past the stairs going to the cellar, you will see the fish swimming in a small tiled enclosure. You pick out your fish and the vendor proceeds to clean it for you, wrap it in foil and you are ready to go grilling.
The stalls are fabulous, carrying exotic fruits and veg that you might have never seen before. They may have 8 kinds of potatoes, 12 kinds of tomatoes, lots of unusual mushrooms, including fresh black or white truffles, and fresh herbs of every kind. Do allow the vendors to pick out your produce for you. They take enormous pride in having everything look perfect and beautiful.