Shopping in Kingston, Blue Mountains & the Southeast Coast

  • Shopping in Kingston

    Rockers International

    Orange St was once home to a host of fabulous music shops, but Rockers International is the last one standing. Still, it has the best pick of reggae, dub and ska music in Kingston, all lovingly pressed on vinyl, in a building that's part shop, part museum.

  • Shopping in Kingston

    Bookland

    Excellent New Kingston bookshop. Stock includes a strong selection of titles on Jamaica and the Caribbean, including guidebooks and a fiction section dedicated to Caribbean fiction and poetry. Also carries a good range of international magazines.

  • Shopping in Kingston

    Epican

    Kingston's first medical marijuana dispensary, with knowledgeable and friendly staff ready to dispense ganja buds, oils and tinctures, along with advice on therapeutic uses for the many sativa, indica and hybrid strains on offer (there's a doctor available on call for more detailed medical advice). There's a smoking room and a cafe serving I-tal food to keep with the health-conscious branding.

  • Shopping in Kingston

    Bookophilia

    Well-placed on Hope Rd. Bookophilia is a bookshop, social space and creative oasis. In addition to books, grab a coffee courtesy of Deaf Can! Coffee, or visit for the Friday night hangouts, open mics, music and other events popular with up-and-coming artists on the Kingston scene. Bookophilia is also heavily involved in Kingston Creative and its monthly art walks downtown.

  • Shopping in Kingston

    Grosvenor Galleries

    Excellent contemporary art and crafts by local artists, with regular open studio residences for Jamaican creatives.

  • Shopping in Kingston

    Sovereign Centre

    Large shopping mall (and important Kingston navigational landmark), with a supermarket, food court and cinema.

  • Shopping in Kingston

    Carbys

    Tourist souvenir shop that has it all, from jerk sauce and Blue Mountain coffee to every green, gold and black item of Jamaica-branded clothing you could ever hope for.