Shopping in Macau

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    Loja das Conservas

    This beautiful shop carries dozens of canned seafood brands (representing hundreds of varieties) from Portugal, all labelled with details on the history of the maker and the product. You'll find not only excellent sardines, tuna and mackerel but also sea bream, bacalhau (salted cod), octopus and sangacho de atum (tuna blood). The last is good on a bed of greens with a citrus dressing.

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    Cunha Bazaar

    This four-storey shop on the corner of Taipa Village's Rua do Cunha pedestrian street has the mother lode of made-in-Macau gifts, T-shirts, candies and more. You'll find traditional foods such as almond biscuits and jerky on the ground floor, while the 1st floor is dedicated to goods bearing the image of Macau's own Soda Panda.

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    Tuga & Lola

    A small delicatessen selling Portuguese gin, including 'the world's first' red gin and liquor in pastéis de nata (egg tart) flavour. This is also the place to pick up Portuguese coffee and Spanish charcuterie. You're welcome to sample before buying – bar-height tables let customers chill with a glass of wine and some ham and cheese, or homemade quiche.

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    Pin-to Livros e Musica

    One of Macau's best independent bookshops, Pin-to (which means 'where' in Cantonese) has a strong curation of titles in art and culture, including some in Portuguese and in English. The collections reflect the taste of owner Anson who can sometimes be seen reading by the staircase. You'll also find a dozen or so jazz and esoteric CDs, and two resident cats.

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    Portuguese Bookstore

    Right in the heart of Macau's historic district, this two-storey bookshop carries both English and Portuguese titles, including some hard-to-find Macanese cookbooks. It also stocks gift items, such as imported Portuguese soaps and perfumes, and is one of the few places in Macau where you can reliably hear Portuguese spoken.

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    Vintage Market

    Vintage overalls, biker jackets, classic twin sets and sheer dressing gowns – you'll find them here behind (very heavy) foldable yellow gates. The majority of the merchandise is from Australia, Thailand and North America, and it's supplemented by bold-looking handmade jewellery by local designers.

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    Antonio Conceição Junior

    Accomplished artist and former director of the Museum of Macau, Antonio Conceição Junior designs swords inspired by his city, Chinese and European mythologies, and the contemporary world. Allow two weeks for the design. Antonio can recommend blade-smiths in North America to make the sword.

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    Cool ThingzZ & Portuguese Spot

    Portuguese products in Macau are booming these days, and this bright and welcoming shop stocks wines, olive oil, sweets and canned seafood. Or if you're looking to bring home a couple of cockerel-themed cushions or a child-sized statue of the Virgin Mary, this is the place to go.

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    Júbilo 31 Books

    A homey children's bookstore that favours creative, illustration-oriented titles, poetry, and books promoting social and gender equality for kindergarteners up to pre-teens. There's a shoes-off reading area for young children and their carers.

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    Mercearia Portuguesa

    'The Portuguese Corner', opened by a film director and actress, has a small but well-curated selection of provisions such as tableware, soap and honey, wooden toys and jewellery from Portugal – all gorgeously packaged and reasonably priced.

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    Cloé Jewelry and Art

    Fine gems and high-end costume jewellery by a local designer on the 2nd floor of A Porta da Art. Styles are feminine and elegant, fitting occasions from champagne brunch to (your own) wedding. They also have vintage designer handbags for sale. If you see anything you like and there's no sales staff around, notify the barista downstairs.

  • Shopping in Coloane

    Tong Kei Dried Fish

    One of several salted fish and sun-dried seafood shops in Coloane Village but this one happens to be located next to the attractive Ponte Cais de Coloane, the disused Coloane Pier north of the village. The produce here is of a very high quality and the owner provides simple cutting and packaging services.

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    Tung Fong

    An old-fashioned grocery store operating out of the two-storey family home of its owner, Tung Fung is stuffed with canned food, Portuguese wines and condiments. There's also some more unusual items (for a store of its kind) such as nuts and dried fruit by the pound, Tahini and quinoa.

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    Macau Design Centre

    In a gritty working-class neighbourhood, this shop/gallery/exhibition space showcases Macau designers. Look out for handmade ceramics, leather bags, framed graphics, toys and more.

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    Victo Cycle

    A bicycle shop where you can get your wheels repaired, buy parts and even a brand new bike should you need one.

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    Collectore

    Vintage toys, household items from the 1980s, witty retro-style stationery, and handmade earrings from Macau and Hong Kong. The cafe here serves coffee and sandwiches.