Northern Germany shopping

Top Choice Food in Lübeck


Lübeck’s mecca for marzipan lovers, the almond confectionery from Arabia, which has been made locally for centuries. Even if you’re not buying, the shop’s elaborate seasonal displays are a feast for the eyes. In its…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Altona & Elbmeile

Atelier Nigoh

Original prints and postcards, many of which are pop-art originals and signed by the artist, Nina Hasselluhn herself, are worth browsing through at this lovely small studio. We especially like the silhouette pieces …
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in St Georg

Koppel 66

Arguably Hamburg's premier collection of art-and-craft stores, the arcade at Koppel 66 has some intriguing options – from hat-makers and handmade soaps, to purveyors of handmade pens and artisan jewellers. Break up …
Top Choice Food & Drinks in Neustadt


This 'Made in Germany' delicatessen has beautifully packaged and utterly tempting foods (jams, chocolates etc) and drinks (try the Monkey 47 Schwarzwald Dry Gin, from the Black Forest). It's a stunning collection an…
Top Choice Jewellery in Neustadt

Anne Zimmer

This gorgeous little boutique selling handmade gold and other jewellery is a lovely counterpoint to the luxury international brands that dominate Neustadt elsewhere. Beautiful homewares also inhabit the light and ai…
Drinks in Flensburg


Rum sold from the Braasch distillery, one of few still operating in town, can be tasted and bought at this tiny store on the main pedestrian thoroughfare.
Musical Instruments in Neustadt

Geigenbau Winterling

In a city with such a distinguished classical music tradition, Geigenbau Winterling should be a pilgrimage place for serious musicians. You'll find exquisite stringed instruments, including some extraordinary histor…
Fashion & Accessories in Neustadt

Apropos the Concept Store

Perfectly at home next to the palatial Fairmont Vier Jahrseiten Hamburg, this luxury concept store pulls a fine portfolio of five-star brands – including Gucci, Manolo Blahnik and Valentino – together under one roof…
Homewares in Altona & Elbmeile

Wohnkultur 66

What began as an obsession with world-renowned Danish furniture-maker Finn Juhl has turned into a more open love affair with Danish design in general. Many of these pieces are works of art and are priced accordingly…
Homewares in Altstadt

Sleeping Dogs

This stunning concept store is partly about homeware brands, from local designers to international stars. But just as much thought has gone into the display – it's like an art gallery in here. The look ranges from c…