Food hall

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Confectionery counter, Harrods Food Hall, London
Mercado Roma at night, Mexico City Mercado Roma at night.jpg
Mercado Roma at night, Mexico City
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Eliseevsky Gastronom, Moscow
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Macarons at La Grande Épicerie, Paris
Ostermalms Saluhall, Stockholm, Sweden Ostermalms saluhall 1.jpg
Östermalms Saluhall, Stockholm, Sweden

A food hall is a large standalone location or department store section where food and drinks are sold. [1]



Unlike food courts made up of fast food chains, food halls typically mix local artisan restaurants, butcher shops and other food-oriented boutiques under one roof. [2] Food halls can also be unconnected to department stores and operate independently, often in a separate building.[ citation needed ]

The term "food hall" in the British sense is increasingly used in the United States. [3] [4] [5] In some Asia-Pacific countries, "food hall" is equivalent to a North American "food court", or the terms are used interchangeably. A food court means a place where the fast food chain outlets are located in a shopping mall. [6]

A gourmet food hall may also exist in the form of what is nominally a public market or a modern market hall, for example in Stockholm's Östermalm Saluhall [7] or Mexico City's Mercado Roma.

List of food halls

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