- 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
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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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Welcome to Raja Indian Restaurant Cambridge. Raja prides itself in using secret home recipes which have proven to be a huge hit with the Cambridge locals for many years. Recipes that have been passed down over many generations. Our Curry King in Cambridge has an unique menu that will surprise you… We love to get creative at Raja, creating great new twists to classic indo-British curries like your Masala and Madras. You can expect a unique experience from the moment you step into Raja, a restaurant full of character with some personal touches to really make you appreciate the history of the curry.
Unparalleled service, specialist knowledge and one of the country's largest selections of finest whiskies, cigars, tobacco products and accessories.
Whether it’s getting the miles in on the road bike, or pushing ourselves to the limit off-road attacking some gnarly mountain bike trails, we’re all about life on two wheels.
The original "University Store" since 1984. Official licensed merchandise, souvenirs and apparel from the University of Cambridge.
A friendly cycle workshop and hire station in cambridge looking after all your bicycle repair needs.
Quintessentially British in character, SageBrown specialises in luxury leather goods for men and women with their own manufacturing workshop.
Contemporary clothing with a unique aesthetic inspired by the spirit of adventure, global design discoveries and unbounded creativity.
High quality, officially licensed University of Cambridge clothing, a large selection of University of Cambridge gifts, all kinds of Cambridge souvenirs and artworks by local Cambridge artists.
Using our onsite workshop, we design beautiful jewellery, as well as offering bespoke services to the general public.
Sevenwolves was born from a desire to curate outstanding emerging brands in men’s fashion alongside timeless classics that have bridged Youth to Man.
A crafting hub for Cambridge, stocking a wide range of fabrics, sewing machines and wool as well as patterns and general haberdashery.
We are a friendly family owned shop that specialise in artisan soap and bath products that are kind to nature and kind to your skin. We use clays in our products for a spa-quality experience. Our Cambridge shop also sells pottery sourced by local artists along with a range of handmade nature-inspired gifts unique to our store.
A home for the culturally curious… Music, art, education & conversation in a beautiful 19th century farm complex with outstanding facilities, situated at the foot of the Gog Magog Downs and just 5 miles from the centre of Cambridge.
Summer at the Beach is an annual Arts Festival run by a collaborative group of more than 20 artists living and working around Waterbeach. The group includes many professional artists with prestigious exhibition histories, including the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. Alongside the multifaceted arts exhibition showcasing a diverse range of work, there is a series of free, fully accessible, cultural, and creative events for all ages.
Bringing comfort and style together to create one of the most truly unique and colourful shoe shops in Cambridge.
Sweet Home Chinese Supermarket is a food store selling a variety of Chinese and other Oriental food products.
One of Cambridge’s most beloved community events is the Mill Road Winter Fair, which takes place annually on the first Saturday in December. Offering stalls, entertainment and a parade, it’s been running since 2005 and attracts around 15,000 people a year.