Bristol Shopping Quarter

In the heart of the city centre, Bristol Shopping Quarter is home to hundreds of shops, from high street favourites and designer names to independent boutiques, plus great restaurants, cinemas and bars.

Centred around Broadmead, The Galleries, The Arcade, Cabot Circus and Quakers Friars, this huge shopping area has high street names and independents aplenty. .  


The attractive, pedestrianised streets of Broadmead offer a great environment in which to shop and relaxing open spaces to watch the world go by. The selection of national stores includes TK Maxx as well as one of the largest Primark stores in the UK.

In addition, the wide range of independent retailers means that Broadmead offers a diversity of stores difficult to beat. There is also a great selection of cafes and restaurants serving such a wide variety of cuisines you can eat your way around the world without leaving Bristol!

The Galleries

Located in the heart of Broadmead, The Galleries is an attractive three-storey indoor shopping centre. Here you’ll find around 80 stores, cafes and restaurants including Argos, Boots, WHSmith, Waterstones, Boswells, and Subway. There’s a covered car park with 1,000 spaces offering special shopper tariffs.  

The Arcade is a beautiful Grade II listed Victorian shopping arcade. Home to a variety of independent retailers plus popular milkshake bar Shakeaway, The Arcade also provides shoppers with an important pedestrian link from Broadmead to The Horsefair.  

Cabot Circus

Cabot Circus is a fantastic shopping centre, providing city centre visitors with over 100 stylish stores, including Harvey Nichols and House of Fraser and a range of tempting restaurants.

Covered by a unique dome-shaped glass roof the size of one and a half football pitches, Cabot Circus has everything you need for the perfect day out for the whole family.

Conveniently situated at the city centre end of the M32, the shopping centre offers over 2,500 parking spaces. Cabot Circus takes the stress out of shopping with Click & Collect services, family rooms, plus a Shopmobility centre all on offer.

Over 25 restaurants and cafes offer plenty of options to enjoy a quick latte or a tasty lunch, including The Real Greek, Yo Sushi!, Casa Brasil and Krispy Kreme doughnuts. In Quakers Friars, the European-style, open-air piazza, you'll find Harvey Nichols' Second Floor Restaurant and Côte Brasserie.

For more information on all the shops in Bristol Shopping Quarter, their opening hours and where to find them, visit the Bristol Shopping Quarter website.

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