Shopping

Shopping

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.

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KEY FACTS
  • 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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A-Z of Cambridge Shopping Areas

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.

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Joseph Cheaney Shoes
Fashion

Joseph Cheaney Shoes

Committed to producing the finest footwear entirely made in England. Timeless styles have been reimagined to have a more rugged edge.

King Street Newsagent
Food & Drink

King Street Newsagent

A newsagent selling magazines, newpapers and various household supplies.

Kings College Visitor Centre
Tourism

Kings College Visitor Centre

The Shop at King's was established to support the charitable aims of King's College, Cambridge. All profits from sales support the College as a place of education, religion, learning and research.

Kings News
Food & Drink

Kings News

A newsagent selling magazines, newpapers and various household supplies.

Laird Hatters
Accessories

Laird Hatters

Hand made hats and caps of distinction for both men and women. Passionate about sourcing the best British cloths, and supporting British textile manufacturing.

Lilac Rose
Fashion

Lilac Rose

An independent fashion boutique selling women’s clothes, jewellery and accessories.

Lost in Vinyl
Gift Shops

Lost in Vinyl

Dedicated to offering new and second hand vinyl at affordable prices.

Millers Music Centre
Accessories

Millers Music Centre

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.

Modish Shoes
Fashion

Modish Shoes

Looking for ladies shoes that are beautiful, affordable and, above all, comfortable? Then look no further!

Namaste Village
Bars & Clubs
Fine Dining
Food & Drink
Key Sites to Visit
Restaurants
Street Food
Take Aways

Namaste Village

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!

Nomads
Gift Shops

Nomads

Travelling the high seas from Timbuktu to Kathmandu, Nomads is a unique Aladdin’s Cave on Kings Parade.

North Shoes
Fashion

North Shoes

Quality footwear with honest dedicated customer service for all.

Parade the Gift Shop
Gift Shops

Parade the Gift Shop

Home to some of the oldest teddy bears in the world. They also sell toys, games, train sets and handmade crafted collectables including ornaments.

Party Mania Party Goods
Gift Shops

Party Mania Party Goods

Colourful shop selling fancy dress for adults and kids, plus wigs, makeup and helium balloons.

Peter Crabbe Antiques
Art & Framing

Peter Crabbe Antiques

An antique dealer buying and selling a range of old collectible items including furniture and ornaments.

Pocket Watch & Petticoats
Fashion

Pocket Watch & Petticoats

Swing dresses, wiggle dresses, high-waisted trousers, knitwear and so much more (sizes 6–26).

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Did you know?

The city’s name is known around the world, but it wasn’t always called Cambridge. In the Middle Ages it was known as Grantabridge, meaning the bridge over the river Granta (one of the sources of the River Cam).