Shopping In Bristol

Best Destinations for Shopping in Bristol

What holiday would be complete without a few shopping trips? Scour the streets of Bristol to find your favourite designers or try local boutiques where you can shop on a budget. Fancy clothes and killer accessories or dainty pieces of art for you to take back home, we guarantee you’ll find just the pieces you’re looking for. Why not go through our range of great spots to shop in Bristol, we are sure you’ll find what works for you. We’d like you to know, there’s a good chance you’ll empty your pockets.

The best places to shop in Bristol

Shoppers on a street

Uptown Shopping

The Triangle and Park Street are where you will find all the fashionistas. Park Street boasts an impressive selection of trendy boutiques, bars, restaurants, records store, art galleries and furniture stores. The Georgian setting seduces you up the hill at uptown clothing stores where you can shop luxuryshoes, bags, leather jackets and jewellery. Take a break at one of the cafes lining the street or visit the independent stores and browse a vast range of homewares and vintage clothing. Nearbyattractions includes the looming Cabot towers, Bristol Cathedral and the Bristol Museum.


There are two major shopping malls in Bristol; Broadmead and Cabot circus, both located in the city centre. Cabot Circus is a modern shopping centre where you will find premium-clothing lines like Next, Superdry, Zara, H&M, Dorothy Perkins and more. There are eateries and cafes around the piazza, crazy golf adventures, a 13-screen cinema and fine restaurants to conclude the day.

Broadmead features traditional stores and high street outlets like Primark, Debenhams, Marks & Spencers, TK Maxx among others. You can also find everyday items at Tesco, Sainsbury Local and Metro.

Shoppers on a street


If you’re looking for the most competitive prices in Bristol there are some popular markets you should visit. St Nicholas market is where you will find a vast range of independent business owners selling wares and other products. The market is open every day except Sundays. For street food and localproduce, try the street food market or the farmer’s market for the healthiest collection of fresh produce such as fish, meat, cheese, vegetables and fruits straight from the farms into your shopping baskets.

A community favourite is the Whiteladies Road Market where visitors throng to buy seasonal produce from local drinks and food traders. The Temple Quay Market was recognized as one the best food markets in Europe for its multinational collection of street food so you should try some of the food when visiting Bristol.

An outdoor food stand

Old market quarter

The old market quarter is best place to shop vintage fashion. Here, you will find independent furniture stores, cycling and motorcycle stores, specialist climbing outlets and antique shops. The area is known for its high population of LGBT bars, pubs, clubs and other businesses. One of the best places to eat or drink is The Phoenix, where you can find food inspired by the Far East.

SSW tips:

when shopping, look for discount offers to help you save money so you have more to last you throughout the day. Most clothing store display their items on sale or you could check sites like Groupon and dealzippy to see what’s’ currently available.