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Cardiff Shopping

The vibrant city of Cardiff has shopping facilities to be proud of and is acknowledged as one of the finest shopping cities in Europe. Built with pedestrians in mind, the city centre has an appreciable number of pedestrianised walkways and consists of large shopping malls that sit harmoniously with the grand Victorian and Edwardian shopping arcades. With the large department stores and all of the major chains you would expect of a major city, combined with chic fashion boutiques, small independent shops and numerous quirky outlets, Cardiff has shopping covered from every angle.

Hotels near the center of Cardiff
Jurys Inn Cardiff4 starfrom £51.75
Park Plaza Cardiff4 starfrom £79.00
Hilton Cardiff4 starfrom £76.30
A Space In The City @ Landmark Place4 starfrom £65.00
Penthouse Serviced Apartment @ David Morgan from £150.00

Capitol Shopping Centre

The Capitol Shopping Centre is a large, multi-purpose shopping centre in the heart of Cardiff. A plethora of shops, a large number of restaurants and cafes and a five-screen cinema make this a popular venue.


St. David's Shopping Centre

Cardiff's largest shopping centre. Bright and airy, it is home to some of the city's best known shops and numerous places to rest after a hard days' shopping. The St David's centre is the dominant shopping centre in Cardiff with its main entrance on Queen Street. It benefits from an average footfall of 600,000 per week and has a core catchment of 1.4m people that generate an annual retail spend of £2.4bn. Retail Ranking - The City was recently (2004) ranked eighth by Experience in the shopping hierarchy which reinforces Cardiff's position as a retail destination.


Cardiff Central Market

The current market was constructed in the late 19 th century, although there has been a market on this site for over 500 years. There is a fascinating range of stalls to complement the ornate Victorian architecture. It's well worth making your way through the crowds of shoppers to find out what Cardiff Market has to offer. Within this food-lovers paradise you'll be sure to find something delicious to take your fancy whether you have a passion for pastrami or a penchant for pork pies! You will find stalls laden with seasonal vegetables ideal for all those winter soups and stews - both a tasty and cheap way to fill up and stay healthy throughout the coldest months. The market's range and quality of meat and poultry is second to none. So make sure you pay a visit to one of the butchers' stalls to sample the fresh goods they have on offer all year round. Of course it's not just food glorious food at the city's central market, you will also find a wide variety of household goods, jewellery, gift ideas for all age groups and even a selection of pets! And if you need a pick-me-up while poring over the many stalls why not treat yourself to a warm welsh cake, a portion of fresh cockles or a pasty straight from the oven? Make sure you don't miss a unique shopping opportunity!