Must-see shopping in Canberra

  • Top Choice
    Bison Home

    A Braddon outpost of Pialligo-based ceramics label Bison, this aesthetically pleasing shop will have you rethinking every object in your kitchen, from…

  • Old Bus Depot Markets

    A Sunday institution, this bustling market has one hall completely devoted to food and another to crafts. Self-caterers and picnickers will delight in the…

  • Capital Region Farmers Market

    Stallholders from all over the surrounding region congregate every week at this excellent farmers market, which brings the best of the countryside into…

  • Kin Gallery

    This beautiful space is a gallery, shop and workshop all rolled into one. Browse beautiful jewellery from more than 60 Australian designers and find…

  • Lost Vintage

    A carefully curated selection of vintage fashion is on offer at this tiny shop, tucked away at the back of the small retail space at 27 Lonsdale. If you…

  • Deli Planet

    This excellent Italian deli and grocery store claims to have the largest selection of cheeses in Canberra: and we believe it. You can also stock up on…

  • Fyshwick Fresh Food Markets

    The best place in Canberra to pick up fresh fruit and vegetables as well as all other kinds of gourmet goodies, from cheeses and charcuteries to breads…

  • Bitten Goodfoods

    Pick up superlative picnicking supplies at this eco-conscious grocer and food store, which also offers excellent prepared meals and green smoothies.

  • Landspeed Records

    Canberra's best music store by a mile. Buy it, talk it, trade it, live it. Ask about the local scene while you're browsing the new and old vinyl.

  • Curatoreum

    A lovely gift- and bookshop that's just as well curated as its name would suggest. It's a great place to pick up a unique gift or souvenir.

  • Lonsdale St Traders

    Find homewares, fashion, jewellery and other lovely things to covet at this small collection of stores in the heart of Braddon.

  • Craft ACT

    Part design shop, part museum, this beautiful space showcases art from local craftspeople and stages temporary exhibitions.

  • Paperchain

    Fabulous independent bookstore with an excellent range of titles and friendly staff.

  • Cellar Door Market

    Every week different local wineries pop up at this little market held in the foyer of the Nishi Building, offering tastings and selling wine at cellar…

  • Canberra Glassworks

    Call in to this converted Edwardian power station, the young city's oldest public heritage building, to watch glass being blown in the 'hot shop' and to…

  • Canberra Centre

    Sprawling over several city blocks, this vast shopping centre includes a multiscreen cinema, a food court and department stores, as well as design,…

  • Book Lore

    Just what a secondhand bookshop should be, with shelves stacked to bursting with dusty volumes begging to be discovered.