Must see shopping in Malta

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    Ta'Dbieġi Crafts Village

    Once a British Army camp, this village offers the chance to buy rugs, glass, pottery, lace and more. There are regular demonstrations by local artisans…

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    Lord Chambray

    Pop into Lord Chambray's compact tasting room to try the full range of craft beers and occasional seasonal releases. Our favourite is the Blue Lagoon…

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    La Bottega del Sole e della Luna

    This pleasantly overstocked store is divided into two parts: one side sells a cornucopia of local Gozitan food specialities and interesting souvenirs,…

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    Locally crafted soaps and Gozitan produce, including jams, preserves and liqueurs, are all standout buys at this quirky little store. Owner Josette makes…

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    Artisans Centre

    Good selection of ceramics, silver and glass from both Malta and Gozo. Especially popular are traditional Maltese brass door knockers. Designs include…

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    Mdina Glass

    Mdina Glass features hand-blown glass produced by craft workshops near Mdina, in a range of styles and colours from traditional to decidedly modern –…

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    Named after the Malti word for 'knick-knack', Ċekċik features contemporary Maltese T-shirts, tote bags and screen prints amid its otherwise global…

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    Pio's Antiques

    An Aladdin's cave of Gozitan and Maltese bric-a-brac, including candlesticks and tradtional door knockers. There's two separate rooms of heritage finds…

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    Sunset Records

    A cool discovery in the backstreets of Sliema with a very surprising selection of modern and vintage vinyl. Well worth the short stroll uphill from the…

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    Silversmith's Shop

    Fine filigree work is the speciality at this traditional workshop that's been in the same family since 1972. Current artisan Matthew Borg is the son of…

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    A cramped shop with an excellent selection of travel guides and fiction, history and reference books.

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    Well-stocked shop with a good range of fiction and guidebooks, plus local and British newspapers.

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    Arkadia Supermarket

    Gozo's best supermarket, with some Waitrose products and an excellent deli section.

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    C Camilleri & Sons

    Historic dessert and sweets shop, open since 1843, selling 'pick-and-mix' and beautifully decorated, delectable cakes as well as homemade biscuits. Cafe…

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    On the outskirts of Victoria, this branch of the German discount supermarket has convenient parking and is a good option for self-catering travellers…

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    Quirky shop selling a few local crafts and jams, honey and preserves made on Gozo.

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    Street Market

    This market sells mainly clothes, shoes, watches, jewellery, pirated CDs and computer games.