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…
Arts & Crafts in Cardiff

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 paraphernalia,…
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, …
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 British…
Market in Cardiff

Riverside Market

Every Sunday, the street opposite the Principality Stadium is lined with stalls for Riverside Market. Small independent businesses show off their latest produce, from speciality cheeses, homemade sourdough and cured…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Cardiff

Bodlon

If you're after a properly Welshy souvenir that isn't too cheesy (although it does sell cheese), the shop in the Welsh cultural centre is a great option. It stocks locally made art and craft, Welsh-language greeting…
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 for a picnic in Bute Park with goodies such …
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.