Shopping

Shopping Centre in Cardiff

Morgan Quarter

Cardiff's oldest arcade (1858), the Royal, connects up 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 shop…
Toys in Cardiff

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 games, …
Gifts & Souvenirs in Cardiff

Bodlon

If you're after a properly Welshy souvenir that isn't too cheesy (although they do sell cheese), the shop in the Welsh cultural centre is a great option. They stock locally made art and craft, Welsh-language greetin…
Market in Cardiff

Cardiff Market

For an age-old shopping experience, head to this Victorian covered market, which is packed with stalls selling everything from fresh fish to mobile-phone covers. Stock up here for a picnic in Bute Park with goodies …
Music in Cardiff

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 es…
Mall in Cardiff

St David's

Immense is the best way to describe this shiny shopping centre. All of 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 Lewis…
Arts & Crafts in Cardiff

Craft in the Bay

This retail showcase for the Welsh Makers Guild cooperative sells work by its members, including a wide range of ceramics, textiles, jewellery, glassware and ironwork.
Shopping Centre in Cardiff

Wyndham Arcade

The historic Wyndham arcade (1887) is home to upmarket 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 prominently …
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

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 to…