- There are over 250 Independent businesses in Cambridge to explore
- Cambridge has three shopping centres, The Grafton, Lion Yard and Grand Arcade all offering visitors a mix of retail and leisure options
From making your own gin with one of the world’s most innovative distilleries, to trying the best of the Cambridge food scene – here are some uniquely Cambridge experiences to seek out during your stayFind out more
If it’s shopping you are after Cambridge has it all, from some of the finest independent boutiques around, a seven day a week market and all the high street brands you might expect, you won’t be disappointed. There’s something for every budget, with luxury boutiques blending seamlessly alongside more affordable fare.
Cambridge has three shopping centres, The Grafton, Lion Yard and Grand Arcade all offering visitors a mix of retail and leisure options you would expect to see. Our historic core and cobbled streets are home to a vast array of independent boutiques covering ladies and men’s wear, home furnishing and exquisite jewellery, to name but a few.
Cambridge isn’t a shopping destination that can done with a quick visit, take your time and explore everything we have to offer.
Find a selection of over 60 premium and high street retailers under one sky-lit roof.
The Lion Yard Shopping Centre, celebrating 40 years of offering a great selection of stores and places to eat
The Grafton is ideal for a great day out with shopping, eating and entertainment.
Explore boutique shops, experience calming wellness treatments and indulge in delicious food in local restaurants celebrating seasonal produce.
Here are a few must-visit streets for keen shoppers to explore:
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Millers aim to delight their customers with an experience that is genuinely different, we believe music and musical instruments are a great investment, enriching lives with well documented educational, social, and health benefits.
Looking for ladies shoes that are beautiful, affordable and, above all, comfortable? Then look no further!
We invite you to join us here at our authentic Indian, family-run restaurant and sample some of the finest Indian food in Cambridge. Namaste Village is a traditional Indian restaurant, serving vegetarian and vegan food from different regions of India, which is both healthy and delicious. Our ethos is one of kindness; good food served with care, where our customers are treated like family. We source the very best fresh ingredients locally and are always developing new and exciting flavours with our dishes. Come, see for yourself and experience the spirit and spice of India in Cambridge. Namaste!
Travelling the high seas from Timbuktu to Kathmandu, Nomads is a unique Aladdin’s Cave on Kings Parade.
Quality footwear with honest dedicated customer service for all.
Visit the former Lord Protector’s family home, the only residence still in existence other than Hampton Court. Following a refurbishment, our House now boasts a completely re-vamped Civil War Exhibition with impressive interactive displays and interpretations. You’ll have the opportunity to try on costumes and try out the games of the time as well as truly experience what life was like on the battlefields during the English Civil War in our new mini encampment. Audio handsets bring the story of the impressive Oliver Cromwell House vividly to life.
Home to some of the oldest teddy bears in the world. They also sell toys, games, train sets and handmade crafted collectables including ornaments.
Colourful shop selling fancy dress for adults and kids, plus wigs, makeup and helium balloons.
An antique dealer buying and selling a range of old collectible items including furniture and ornaments.
Swing dresses, wiggle dresses, high-waisted trousers, knitwear and so much more (sizes 6–26).
Filled to brim with beautiful gifts for your loved ones, or a treat for yourself – quirky handbags, unique homewares and beautiful jewellery.
Welcome to Popeyes®! Founded in New Orleans in 1972. It all started with one small restaurant with a big idea that turned into a craze that swept America. Now we’re opening in the UK to serve a new nation of chicken lovers. We’re shaking up the UK chicken game, Louisiana style! Sure, we took our time getting here, but some things are worth the wait. Here in the UK, we use 100% Fresh British Chicken marinated for 12 hours in our signature blend of Louisiana herbs & spices. Then breaded and battered by hand to create that famous Popeyes® shatter crunch texture. So Cambridge, y’all ready for this?
Home to a wide range of British contemporary collections including jewellery, textiles, ceramics, sculptures, silverware and glass.
A bike fit with us will be the best investment you'll ever make in your cycling.
Beauty brands that stand out and deliver in their performance and ingredients, are not tested on animals and are better for the environment and for you.
The Edinburgh Woollen Mill, sells timeless Fashion, for Men's and Ladies. Accessories for all including Cambridge Tourist items. Branded items with established names Such as Harris Tweed, beautiful Cashmere's, Heritage handbags and knitwear.
Cambridge can boast of William Wordsworth, Samuel Pepys, Virginia Woolf, Stephen Fry and Prince Charles as alumni of the university.