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Riverside Market

Riverside Market

Every Sunday, the embankment across the Taff from Principality Stadium is lined with stalls for the Riverside Market. Independent producers show off their wares, from speciality cheeses, homemade sourdough bread...

Shopping Centre in Cardiff

Morgan Quarter

Morgan Quarter

Cardiff's oldest arcade (1858), the Royal, connects with the Morgan Arcade via a series of covered lanes, forming a ritzy shopping precinct called the Morgan Quarter. Along with name-brand fashion, there are...

Arts & Crafts in Cardiff

Pen and Paper

Pen and Paper

This independent shop is a dream come true for stationery enthusiasts, artists and craftmakers. Stocked wall-to-ceiling with thousands of paints, pens, pencils, glazes and all manner of other creative...

Toys in Cardiff

Rules of Play

Rules of Play

The focus is less on Cluedo, and more on Dixit and King of Tokyo at this friendly independent gaming shop. It's stacked floor to ceiling with tabletop games, collectible card games, role-playing games, party...

Homewares in Cardiff

Home byKirsty

Formerly in Castle Arcade, this independent homeware shop has moved into a converted coach house in Roath. The quaint setting amplifies the style and brilliance of the clean and contemporary homeware made by...

Food & Drinks in Cardiff

Viva Organic

In the most upmarket suburb of Cardiff is the city's first zero waste shop. All of its stock is organic, sustainable and from chemical-free, environmentally-friendly sources. Shop guilt-free for cold-pressed...

Market in Cardiff

Cardiff Market

Cardiff Market

While there's been a market here since the 18th century, the current iron-framed covered market dates to 1891. Stalls sell everything from fresh fish to mobile-phone covers, and there's fresh bread, cheese, cold...

Gifts & Souvenirs in Cardiff

Bodlon

Bodlon

If you're after a properly Welsh souvenir that isn't too cheesy, this shop in the Welsh cultural centre is a great place to look. Named for the Welsh for 'happy' or 'satisfied', Bodlon stocks locally made art and...

Mall in Cardiff

St David's

St David's

St David's is central Cardiff's biggest and slickest shopping centre. All the famous chains you could name have a home here, along with a smorgasbord of eateries, a cinema multiplex and a large branch of the John...

Music in Cardiff

Spillers Records

Spillers Records

The world's oldest record shop, founded in 1894 (when it sold wax phonograph cylinders), Spillers stocks a large range of CDs and vinyl, and prides itself on catering to the non-mainstream end of the market (it's...

Arts & Crafts in Cardiff

Craft in the Bay

Craft in the Bay

This relocated Victorian shipping warehouse is the retail showcase for the Welsh Makers Guild cooperative, selling a wide range of ceramics, textiles, jewellery, glassware and ironwork created by its members.

Shopping Centre in Cardiff

High St & Duke St Arcades

High St & Duke St Arcades

Together with Castle Arcade (1882), High St (1885) and Duke St (1902) arcades make up the trio of arty indoor shopping spaces known as the Castle Quarter Arcades. Browse pop-up art galleries, stop at the New York...

Shopping Centre in Cardiff

Castle Arcade

Castle Arcade

The most decorative of the city's arcades, Castle Arcade houses Troutmark Books (with mainly secondhand tomes) and eateries Madame Fromage (self declared 'one of the best cheese shops in the country'), Coffee...

Arts in Cardiff

SHO Gallery

SHO Gallery

Located upstairs in the Castle Emporium, this small independent shop and art gallery is the place to go for eclectic prints by artists of small to medium fame, quirky illustrated greetings cards and affordable...

Shopping Centre in Cardiff

Wyndham Arcade

The historic Wyndham Arcade (1887) is home to up-market cafes and the gloriously old-fashioned Havana House, a specialist cigar merchant from a bygone era. It's also known as the 'Bear Shop', thanks to a...

Photography in Cardiff

F22 Photography

This interesting gallery, upstairs at the Norwegian Church Arts Centre, displays and sells the work of photographers Mike La-Traille and Dave Poulton, whose work mainly focuses on images of Cardiff and South Wales.

Department Store in Cardiff

John Lewis

John Lewis

The Cardiff branch of the Britain-wide John Lewis chain is the city's premier department store, occupying a swish glass-fronted building at the bottom of the Hayes. It sells everything from toiletries to TVs, and...

Vintage in Cardiff

Hobo's

Hobo's

If you're in the market for a vintage Hawaiian shirt or a 1970s printed sun frock, this is the place to come. Along with vintage men's and women's clothes, Hobo's sells Lomo cameras and a range of cards, mugs and...

Clothing in Cardiff

Pretty Green

Pretty Green

So you want to be a rock and roll star? This menswear boutique by Oasis' Liam Gallagher will at least have you looking the part. Stock up on paisley shirts and mod jackets but be warned, the prices are supersonic.

Sports & Outdoors in Cardiff

WRU Store

The Welsh Rugby Union's shop is the place to book tickets for a Principality Stadium tour and to stock up on rugby-ball key rings and ‘lucky’ WRU-branded underwear.