17 shops! A must visit in Bristol.

Clifton Arcade in Bristol is a Victorian Shopping Arcade located on Boyces Avenue in Clifton. Originally opened back in 1878 the arcade has been fully restored and is a delight to visit with its eclectic range of shops.

There are 19 shops that are open daily offering up a vast range from quality gifts, antiques and jewellery through to vintage and hand crafted clothing. These are products you are unlikely to find on the High Street and it really is a must visit if you are out and about shopping in Bristol. The Primrose Cafe is also there to help you refuel with fresh, home cooked food, cakes, teas, juices and coffees.

Clifton Arcade in Bristol - Boyces Avenue, Clifton, BS8 4AA

The shops include:

The Primrose Cafe : fill yourselves up with their extensive menu of hot and cold dishes and wonderful cakes!

Unit A - Available to let.

Unit A1 - Village : a great selection of gift and homewards, and a huge selection of greeting cards. They also stock pick ‘n’ mix fairy lights where you can make your own combination of coloured spherical shades. 

1 - Bees and Graves - a jewellery shop with a huge collection that is sure to find something to match your needs, whether a solitaire diamond or designer costume piece. 

2 - Terry Cox Antiques - another jewellery shop this time specialising in antique pieces.

3 - Jan Morrison - specialises in Georgian & Victorian silver and glass as well as antique and modern jewellery, collectables and objets d'art.

4 - Jemima Rose Vintage : a primarily women’s wear vintage shop. You’ll be able to find beautiful vintage dresses and separates, as well as bags and children’s clothes.

5 - My Little France :  gathering the best products from France for the residents of and visitors to Bristol specialising in food, natural cosmetics and gifts coming directly from France

6 - Dustbowl Vintage : one of the leading vintage shops in Bristol specialising in menswear and shoes.

7 - Otomi Mexican : stocks a variety of Mexican goods, and has everything from fresh corn tortillas to Day of the Dead wall tiles. Otomi is a fascinating and colourful shop which is brilliant for unusual gifts, as well as authentic ingredients.

8 - Hidden: original art and extraordinary artefacts from artists including Huw Richards Evans, Laura Robertson, Lina Lofstrand, and Amanda Bee. Artisans include Anna Simson and Jill Watton.

9 - Available to Let

10 - Yellow Duck Interiors : is a contemporary bathroom showroom, with a variety of sleek, modern finishes.

11 - Zip Pin Alterations : is an ideal addition to the arcade, which has two vintage clothing shops; how better to make the best of those vintage purchases than with some alterations to perfect the fit?

12 - Montys of Clifton : is a furniture shop with a fab selection of mirrors and storage items. I love the natural wood finishes, and the crates with text.

13 - Hermione Harbutt : creates ethereal tiaras and headpieces using gemstones, pearls and crystals. The shop is gorgeous in its simplicity, allowing Hermione’s work to be the star of the show. It’s definitely very easy to lose a long time marveling at the incredible craftsmanship at this beautiful shop, which has a real gallery feel.   

14 - Pomegranate Clothing : stocks floaty clothes ideal for layering. There’s lots of silk and linen clothing from the UK and Europe, and also a variety of leather handbags, and accessories. The variety of textures and fabrics means that you can create a really unique look by shopping here.

15 - Marmalade House : everything you need to upcycle and reinvigorate furniture. They stock Annie Sloan paint, which has somewhat of a cult following at the moment, and fabrics and soft furnishings. I always feel inspired by this shop and leave feeling full of ideas!

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday: 10am until 5.30pm

Saturday: 10am until 6pm

Sunday: 11am until 4pm

Check out this virtual tour courtesy of Google Street View and Aaron Geis Photography.


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