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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Soap & Clay
Art & Framing
Gift Shops
Home Furnishings

Soap & Clay

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.

Summer at the Beach Arts
Art & Framing

Summer at the Beach Arts

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.

Sundaes Shoes
Fashion

Sundaes Shoes

Bringing comfort and style together to create one of the most truly unique and colourful shoe shops in Cambridge.

Sweet Home Supermarket
Food & Drink

Sweet Home Supermarket

Sweet Home Chinese Supermarket is a food store selling a variety of Chinese and other Oriental food products.

Tailor & Cutter
Fashion

Tailor & Cutter

Bespoke garments individually tailored to your own personal requirements.

Talking T’s
Gift Shops

Talking T’s

Custom-printed clothing for sportswear & clubs, corporate & workwear, college & school wear, events & publicity, including one-offs and small runs.

The Bicycle Collective
Bicycle Shops & Repairs

The Bicycle Collective

We sell cycling accessories for all types of rider, with a specific focus on independent and sustainable brands.

The Bridge First Aid Ltd
Gift Shops
Leisure Activities
services

The Bridge First Aid Ltd

Individuals looking for classroom training dates, are you fed up of dead end searches? Look no further… We deliver the regions largest choice of public in-person first aid for animals and people, and mental health training, mental health first aid, and suicide awareness courses. Simple Skills Save Lives

The Cambridge Fabric Company
Home Furnishings

The Cambridge Fabric Company

Fabrics that show off the best in British design with made-to-order curtains, blinds and soft furnishings, offering a high quality, hand-finished service at affordable prices.

The Cambridge Gift Shop
Gift Shops

The Cambridge Gift Shop

The Cambridge Gift Shop is Cambridge's premier gift & souvenir retailer.

The Cambridge Satchel Company
Accessories

The Cambridge Satchel Company

Stylish, practical and made to last. Beautiful designs from the past, rediscovered and wonderfully made perfect for today.

The Captains Table
Fine Dining
Food & Drink
Restaurants

The Captains Table

The Captain’s Table is an Art Deco-inspired cruising restaurant. Perfect for Hen Do's, Celebrations Dinners, Reunions and Indulgent Tours of the local countryside. We also have the Captain’s Launch a fully refurbished 1920s river cruiser. Perfect for river trips and afternoon tea.

The Clothing Alteration Company
Accessories

The Clothing Alteration Company

Clothing and curtain alterations and clothing repair service.

The Flower House
Accessories

The Flower House

Creating combinations of fresh seasonal flowers for all of life’s events. For us there is a huge difference in providing flowers that will inspire romance, to flowers that will bring comfort or cheer.

The Haunted Bookshop
Books

The Haunted Bookshop

Sarah Key Books has specialised in children’s and illustrated books since 1987, and has occupied the Haunted Bookshop since 1993.

The LAB Cocktail Bar and Kitchen
Bars & Clubs
Food & Drink
Pubs
Restaurants

The LAB Cocktail Bar and Kitchen

The LAB Cocktail Bar and Kitchen is a 1920s themed bar with a twist of science. The LAB boasts a menu that is both classy and playful, including unique signature cocktails as well as all the classics. At The LAB you’ll feel special. Full table service means you can sit back and enjoy the unique décor, which offers 1920s luxury with a twist of science.

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Did you know?

Forming part of St John’s College, The Bridge of Sighs is one of Cambridge’s most famous landmarks. It shares little with its Venetian namesake, but this Gothic Revival style structure is a beauty in its own right, best admired by punt.