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High street chains, one-off independents and quirky specialists – they're all waiting for the shopaholic.
All Saints Garden Art and Craft Market
The All Saints Garden Art and Craft Market has been part of the Cambridge scene for over thirty years, providing the opportunity for local artists and craftspeople to exhibit in this delightful open-air setting just opposite Trinity College.
Ark sells gifts for interesting people. The store pride themselves on sourcing the best and most unusual products delivered with exceptional customer service. Their wide range of exclusive products is also available to wholesale.
Bellina Chocolate House
Bellina Chocolate House was opened in 1984, the very first Belgian chocolate shop in Cambridge. The shop has over 150 varieties of chocolates, including fresh creams, caramels, fruit centres, as well as handmade truffles and pralines.
For seventeen years Bowns of Magdalene Street has been keeping Cambridge’s best-dressed women supplied with gorgeous designer labels and accessories, from big names in fashion such as Vivienne Westwood and Paul Smith.
Cambridge Cheese Company
Bursting at the seams with the finest artisan foods from Britain and Europe, The Cambridge Cheese Company has a huge range of carefully selected farmhouse cheeses, charcuterie, olives, antipasti, wines, chutneys and more.
The stalls at Cambridge Market have been trading at the historic market square in the city centre since the middle ages. From Monday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm, the stalls at the general market sell a wide range of goods.
Cambridge University Press Bookshop
Cambridge University Press Bookshop are proud to continue old traditions by stocking a huge range of titles from Cambridge University Press, as well as local interest books and unique gifts. It has sold books since 1581.
Cambridge Wine Merchants
Cambridge Wine Merchants has been voted the UK’s No. 1 Independent Drinks Retailer, the shops are reckoned the best in the country. The store has expert staff, honest advice, superb service and a vast range of wines.
Catherine Jones of Cambridge
Catherine Jones of Cambridge is the essential destination for those in search of a timelessly glamorous piece of jewellery. The range features a wide selection of pieces made using natural coloured diamonds.
Since it opened in 2009 Chocolat Chocolat can’t claim to have the same long history as the rest of the city, but the shop and it’s range of luxury chocolates are steeped in the traditions of the independent chocolatier.
In Christ’s Lane a wonderful shopping experience awaits, with a selection of fantastic brands in both homeware and fashion. There is also a great selection of restaurants to visit once you have had some deserved retail therapy.
Cuckoo Clothing have a simple philosophy that drives everything they do; to provide you with fabulous clothes and accessories. They have put together an eclectic mix of clothes, accessories and gifts to suit all occasions and budgets.
Cutlacks are proud to operate a friendly and locally-run hardware store, garden store, DIY store and kitchen store. They also have a vast range of wine and beer making kits as well as chutney and jam making equipment.
Della Kaur have created a collection of beautifully designed classic and contemporary jewellery that have a unique feel. The range you see in store encompasses bespoke jewellery made by the in-house designers.
G. David is a bookshop that was established in 1896 and has traded in St. Edward’s Passage for three centuries. It deals in antiquarian, second-hand and remaindered books, maps, prints and engravings in many subjects.
Heffers is known as “the great Cambridge bookseller since 1876”. No trip to Cambridge is complete without a visit to Heffers. Explore this huge bookshop and discover a great range of new and second-hand books.
Hope Street Yard
Hope Street Yard has been able to create a unique ambience that allows the customer to browse unhurriedly, which ensures all visitors to the yard feel relaxed and welcome, the store has an eclectic mix of items available!
Ian Stevens has been designing, making and exhibiting leather bags since 1984. He has his own distinctive range of bags, cases and portfolios and also takes great pride in producing high quality leather accessories.
Jacks on Trinity
Offering what they think is the best range of official Cambridge University clothing, Jacks on Trinity also offer gifts inspired by Cambridge, the best of Britain and the good old Union Jack. Find it on Trinity Street.
Jemporium Vintage know you want unique, original vintage items in great condition, at great prices. Over the years they have established really good links in the UK, Europe and America for sourcing the very best in vintage.
Lilac Rose is an independent fashion boutique selling clothes, jewellery and accessories. The shop specialises in supplying stylish, wearable clothes and accessories that you might not find elsewhere on the high street.
Links of London
Links of London is an iconic international jewellery brand that captures London’s wit, spirit and heart With a striking jewellery collections, statement watches and a selection of exquisite gifts you will not be disappointed.
Lion Yard Shopping Centre
Lion Yard Shopping Centre offers a variety of leading high street brands in the central hub of Cambridge. The centre is easily accessible via car and public transport, with fantastic links to the Cambridge Park & Ride.
Lost In Vinyl
Lost In Vinyl is an independent specialist record shop that stocks new vinyl, both new release and a wide range of back catalogue, limited and special release CDs. It also offers vinyl pressings from around the world.
Millers Music is believed to be the second oldest music shop in the country, it has a team of experts in just about every field of music. The store has a huge range of keyboard instruments and selection of other instruments.
Specialising in beautiful Italian and Spanish shoes, featuring lots of little-known designers, combined with plenty of big name brands like Geox and Fly London. So Modish offer footwear that’s different from the high street.
The brand Noa Noa was created in 1981 by brothers Harald and Lars Holstein as a feminine and romantic alternative to the hard-edged fashions of the time. They ensure that shopping with them must be an enjoyable experience.
Norfolk St Bakery
Norfolk St Bakery specialises in daily baked loafs, including traditional British favourites, delicious Mediterranean rustic breads and rich German ryes. For the sweet tooth there is a wide selection of pastries, cookies and cakes.
OSKA designs let you feel good. Comfortable and flexible fits give you freedom to move. The fabrics have a pleasant feel and display their natural and authentic character. The design is based on continuity and is inspired by trends.
Providence began over 20 years ago as cabinetmakers, today they offer freestanding furniture that includes kitchen dresser, linen presses and wardrobes. They also build fitted kitchens and wardrobes and bookcases.
Queensgate Shopping Centre
Queensgate Shopping Centre in Peterborough is the place to go if you want the convenience of a huge range of shops under one roof. Nearby, the Westgate Arcade dates back to 1920, it is home to a mix of independent stores.
Robert Graham offer a wide range of single malt whisky, rum & bourbon, hand-made Cuban and non-Cuban cigars and pipe & rolling tobaccos. The shop also offers its own award-winning single cask bottling and a sampling lounge.
Ryder & Amies
One of the largest suppliers of wool college scarves, Ryder & Amies stock all the Cambridge College scarves and manufacture to customers own designs. They offer a huge range of Cambridge ties, old school and military designs.
Sarah Key Books
Sarah Key Books has specialised in children’s and illustrated books since 1987, and has occupied the Haunted Bookshop since 1993. The shop has a stock of literature, poetry, books of local interest and some general.
School Run Centre
The School Run Centre is a bike showroom that specialises in child carrying bikes and tricycles. It is situated in an enclosed, traffic-free yard, allowing families to have the opportunity to see what these wonderful bikes can do.
Seven Wolves is the top name in high-end men’s fashion retail. Founded in 2011, it has stores based in Norwich and Cambridge. The shop stocks a wide selection of top tier fashion brands such as Edwin and Norse Projects Folk.
Located in Magdalene Street, The Beaderie stocks a huge range of quality beads, findings and stringing materials including over 300 high-quality semi-precious stone beads and over 70 superb freshwater pearls.
The Cambridge Satchel Company
The Cambridge Satchel Company has a warm and friendly atmosphere. The store sells leather school style satchels, here you can browse the classic collections and seasonal styles, keep a look out for designer collaborations.
The Flower House
The Flower House focus on creating combinations of fresh seasonal flowers for all of life’s events. The florist is practical in their approach and the designs are appropriate to the environment as well as the occasion.
The Grafton Centre
The Grafton Centre is ideal for a great day out with a wide variety of stores, cafés and restaurants and an eight screen Vue cinema. There are over 60 stores under one roof with all the high street favourites.
The Lawson Gallery
For over 23 years, The Lawson Gallery has welcomed visitors from all over the world. The picture gallery and in-house framers offers a large selection of original art, etchings, engravings and limited edition prints.
The Tailor’s Cat
The Tailor’s Cat is a specialist bridal boutique that is home to over 150 exquisite bridal gowns. The boutique has something for everyone from vintage chic, traditional, contemporary to destination wedding dresses.
Trinity Street Jewellers
Trinity Street Jewellers continues to produce some of the finest traditional pieces of hand crafted jewellery the world has ever seen. Founded in 1955, today the business has been passed down to the 3rd generation of jewellers.
Trollbeads has craftsmanship and creativity at the heart of its ethos and was the original charm bead brand. Each bead is a work of art in itself and tells its own story. Beads can be worn on bracelets, necklaces, with earrings and rings.
Waterside Antiques is an Aladdin’s cave of goodies and a brilliant place to spend an hour or two. With unusual finds such as a Del Boy-style cocktail bar alongside antique jewellery and vintage furniture, you can easily lose yourself.