Perfect for any retail addict, shopping in Bristol city centre is compact with an excellent range of both major stores and specialty shops, not to mention the renowned Bristol Markets.

City Centre Shopping

Cabot Circus

The city’s largest and newest shopping centre. Conveniently located just over 1.5km from us it is home to 120 shops including all the high-street favourites as well as Harvey Nichols and House of Fraser for designer brands. Cabot Circus has plenty of cafes and restaurants for a quick cappuccino or lingering lunch. The centre also includes the Showcase Cinema de Lux featuring 13 screens including 3D and an exclusive Directors Lounge.


Adjacent to Cabot Circus is Bristol’s main shopping destination Broadmead. The recently transformed area is fully pedestrianised and home to all the major brands you would expect plus a few you might not.

Park Street

Park Street has a more bohemian vibe with trendy clothing and jewellery shops and vinyl stores

Bristol Markets

St Nicholas Market in the Old City was established in 1743 and is still well loved and well used today. Every day there are a host of traders including fresh fruit and veg, books, music and clothing.

  • Enjoy the freshest and finest fayre from the surrounding countryside every Wednesday at the weekly Farmers Market
  • For hand crafted pottery, craft gifts, clothes and artwork visit the Nails Market on Corn Street every Friday & Saturday
  • Take life at a different pace and enjoy the Slow Food Market on the first Sunday of the month. Take time to stroll around the stalls, meet the producers and sample the delicious food, all produced by artisan methods.

Christmas Steps Art Quarter

The picturesque stepped lane of Christmas Steps and seven surrounding streets make up the Arts Quarter. The medieval streets are lined with art galleries, bars, cafes and diverse independent artisan shops. Delight in discovering handmade pottery, musical instruments, antiques, clothes and jewellery – each piece is as individual as you are.

Bristol Restaurants & Bars

As every shopaholic knows, it can be tiring and thirsty work, luckily the city centre is packed with great pubs, bars and restaurants to stop and recharge along the way!

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