Cambridge is quite good for shopping because it has a lot of great stuff in a small area. We have detailed out some useful shopping information but also some more unusual uniquely Cambridge shopping ideas below:

Uniquely Cambridge


Hannah Collins does some lovely jewelery from old watch cogs and perfume bottles etc.,


Daphne & Andrew do some uniquely Cambridge t-shirts


College Outfitters & Memorabelia

A & E Clothier, Pembroke Street (slightly cheaper than others )
Tel: 01223 354339

Ryder & Amies, Kings Parade
Tel: 01223 350371

Ede & Ravenscroft, Silver Street/Trumpington Street
Tel: 01223 350048

Out of town online store


Cuckoo Clothing, 4 St Mary’s Passage
Tel: 01223 364345

The Tailors Cat, Sussex Street

One World Is Enough, Bridge Street

No Balls, Six Mile Bottom (out of town)


Sweet Shops
Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe, St John’s Street/Bridge Street

Jim Garrahys (Cambridge Fudge Kitchen Shop), Kings Parade – (this is actually a chain)


Deli Shops
Cambridge Cheese Company, 4 All Saints Passage, Tel: 01223 328672.

Limoncello, Mill Road

Carlussios, Grand Arcade

Gog Magog Hills, Farm Shop, Babraham Road (out of town)


Katy Bailey

Ophelia Redpath (local artist)

Cambridge Contemporary Gallery, Trinity Street

Byard Art Gallery, Kings Parade

Primavera, Kings Parade

Williams Art, Off Mill Road

EE Fine Art, Cobbles Yard off Newmarket Road

Broughton House Gallery, King Street (open by appointment)


High-street Shopping

Big Book Shops
No.1 Heffers Book Shop, Trinity Street
No.2 Waterstone’s Booksellers, Sidney Street
No.3 WH Smith Ltd, Market Street

Boutique Book Shops
No.1 Cambridge University Press Bookshop (academic books) Tel: 01223 333333
No.2 The Haunted Bookshop, St Edwards Passage, Tel: 01223 312913
No.3 G. David Book Seller, St Edwards Passage, Tel: 01223 354619
No.4 Cambridge Book & Print Gallery, Newnham Road (only rare books) Tel: 01223 694264
No.5 Numerous charity shops are down Burleigh Street off East Road

Ladies Fashion
Reiss, Trinity Street

Cuckoo Clothing, 4 St Mary’s Passage
Tel: 01223 364345

The Tailors Cat, Sussex Street

Sweaty Betty, Trinity Street

Giulio, King Street

Noa Noa, 15 Kings Parade
(website not available)

Bank Fashion, St Andrews Street

Ghost, 3 Green Street
(no website available)

Eleanor Graham, Kings Parade
(no website available)

Triumph, Christ’s Lane

Cellini, Rose Cresent

Trinity Street Jewellers, Trinity Street

Catherine Jones, Bridge Street

Palenque, Sidney Street

Serena, Grafton Centre

Hobbs, Sidney Street

JD Sports, Lion Yard/Grand Arcade

Advance Performance, Huntingdon Road (out of town)

JJB Sports, Grafton Centre

Grays of Cambridge International Ltd., Coton (out of town)

Main Shopping Centres

The Grand Arcade – where you can find Apple, Next, Holister, TM Lewin, HMV etc.,

The Grafton Centre – where you can find a cinema, Primark, waitrose


The Market Square has a market each day. You can find all sorts of fruit, veg, watches and jewellery there.

Where is the place to…

Buy a University of Cambridge t-shirt?

The shop in the Tourist Information Centre. However far more original are the t-shirts at

Buy a new watch?

Depends what you’re looking for. High end there’s Fraser Hart in the Grand Arcade or John Lewis Middle Range there’s Lower Range there’s Argo or Next

Buy a food platter ready to go on a punt?

M&S in the Market Square or Waitrose on Fitzroy Street is a bit further out of the centre.

Buy a new dress?

Reiss on Trinity Street

Buy a new guitar?

Ken Stevens off Sidney Street

Buy a washing machine?

Commet, Newmarket Road

Buy a kids toy?

Hawkin’s Bazaar – Grafton Centre