The shopping scene in Sheffield is extremely impressive for a place that’s better known for its industrial past and present arts and culture scenes. If you’re looking to take home souvenirs unique to this city in South Yorkshire, you won’t have a shortage of interesting choices.

    Handcrafted wares made by local artisans, vinyl records of the city’s homegrown bands, and fairly traded, high-quality goods – all these and more can be found in our list of the best places to go shopping in Sheffield.


    Frankly My Deer

    Discover unique finds in this charming local shop

    • Shoppers

    Among the quaint shops in the Antiques Quarter, Frankly My Deer stands out with its collection of beautiful handcrafted wares made by Sheffield’s homegrown talents. The wide range of items include jewelry, trinkets, art prints, greeting cards, homeware, children’s items, and preserves.

    Inside the store are 75 spaces where artists and exhibitors rent a space to showcase their products. With the variety of items on display, you’re likely to find something unique and lovingly handmade to take with you and remember Sheffield by.

    Location: 361 Abbeydale Rd, Nether Edge, Sheffield S7 1FS, UK

    Open: Tuesday–Wednesday from 10 am to 2 pm, Thursday–Friday from 10 am to 5 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 5.30 pm, Sunday from 11 am to 4.30 pm

    Phone: +44 (0)1144 383863


    Cole's Corner

    Enjoy delicious food and good music in this café-bar and record shop

    • Shoppers
    • Nightlife
    • Food

    Cole’s Corner is a great place to go whether you’re looking for a place to dine and drink or for local records and crafts. This café-bar doubles as a record and arts shop that promotes the city’s local talents. They have a specialized collection of vinyl records, displayed artworks by local artists, and limited-edition merchandise by records groups.

    The café serves seasonal, organic foods from locally sourced produce. Their specialty is the soup so make sure to try it when you visit. When the night falls, the café turns into a bar that serves alcoholic beverages like craft ales and fine wines.

    Location: 322 Abbeydale Rd, Nether Edge, Sheffield S7 1FN, UK

    Open: Wednesday from 11 am to 4 pm (shop only), Thursday–Saturday from 11 am to 9 pm, Sunday from 11 am to 7 pm

    Phone: +44 (0)7973 506808


    Crystal Peaks Shopping Mall and Retail Park

    Enjoy a wide range of options at this independent marketplace

    • Shoppers

    Crystal Peaks Shopping Mall and Retail Park is home to over 100 independent stores in its covered marketplace. Major fashion retailers and big-name brands can also be found in their shopping mall proper and retail park. Here, you won’t run out of places to look for the latest fashion finds or gift items.

    More than just a shopping destination, this place also has a library where you can hang out and read curated books for a while, and a health club to enjoy a relaxing session.

    Location: Crystal Peaks, Sheffield S20 7PJ, UK

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 9 am to 5.30 pm, Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm

    Phone: +44 (0)1142 510457


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    Fox Valley Shopping Park

    Visit the commercial heart of the north Sheffield

    • Shoppers
    • Food

    Located in north Sheffield, the Fox Valley Shopping Park is the go-to retail destination for your shopping needs. It has a great range of national and independent stores, restaurants, and coffee shops.

    Every Friday from 10 am to 4 pm, there’s a weekly market in the shopping park, with around 20 stalls that sell locally sourced food products, handmade items, and more. Don’t forget to visit the art pieces that include a wall mural painted by Sheffield artist Pete McKee, paying homage to the industrial history of the former steelworks site.

    Location: Fox Valley Way, Stocksbridge, Sheffield S36 2AB, UK

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm, Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm

    Phone: +44 (0)1142 138065


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    Sheffield Antiques Emporium

    Find some fascinating memorabilia for your home

    • Shoppers
    • History

    The Sheffield Antiques Emporium is the place to go if you’re on the prowl for beautiful period pieces and charming curios. With over 60 dealers spread out across 2 floors, this store is Sheffield’s biggest antiques center.

    The emporium hosts a wide array of antique furniture and ornaments, vintage wares, and collectables that can serve as home décor accents. It also houses a quaint tearoom in case you get peckish. Their plate of garlic mushrooms with Stilton is a must-try.

    Location: 15 Clyde Rd, Sheffield S8 0YD, UK

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm, Sunday from 11 am to 5pm

    Phone: +44 (0)1142 550055


    The Moor Market

    Have a taste of the finest local foods at the Moor Market

    • Shoppers
    • Food

    For food lovers, the Moor Market offers a wide array of the region’s finest organic food products including meat, fruits, and vegetables. Food and drink stalls abound if you want to feast on local flavors. There are artisan bakeries like Cakelicious and Seven Hills Bakery, as well as stalls selling specialist teas, cheeses, and more.

    This indoor market isn’t just all food though. Within the maze of stalls, you can find haberdasheries stocked with luxurious fabrics and businesses selling vintage goods, jewelry, handcrafted items, clothing, bags, and luggage.

    Location: 77 The Moor, Sheffield City Center, Sheffield S1 4PF, UK

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 9.30 am to 6.30 pm (closed on Sundays)

    Phone: +44 (0)1142 735283


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    The Indie Arcade

    Stroll down memory lane in this eclectic arcade

    • Shoppers
    • History
    • Budget

    The Indie Arcade is the home of a wide range of charming curiosities. Inside the shop is a number of smaller shops stocked with vintage items like clothing, ornaments, vinyl records, books, art prints, memorabilia, comics, toys, and TV and movie merchandise. There are also pieces of furniture available for sale.

    If you’re looking to complete a comic book collection or are searching for merchandise of an old TV show or movie, then this store is a good place to start. These items also make for great gifts to invoke nostalgia.

    Location: 122 Scotland St, Sheffield S3 7DE, UK

    Open: Wednesday–Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm, Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm

    Phone: +44 (0)7851 356650


    Bird's Yard

    Find unique style pieces in this award-winning gift store

    • Shoppers

    Bird’s Yard is a 3-storey independent gift store that houses a vast collection of products ranging from clothes and jewelry to stationery and prints. Within this shop, you’ll have access to artistic displays of creativity and individuality, sourced both locally and globally.

    Find pieces created by independent designers or handpicked by the shop’s owners. If you’re looking to revamp your style, then this is a good place to start. After you shop, sit back and enjoy a cup at their lovely tea shop.

    Location: 44 Chapel Walk, Sheffield City Center, Sheffield S1 2PD, UK

    Open: Monday from noon to 3.30 pm, Tuesday–Wednesday from 12 pm to 4 pm, Thursday from 10 am to 6 pm, Friday from 10 pm to midnight, Saturday from midnight to 4 pm

    Phone: +44 (0)1142 788709


    Within Reason

    Shop for presents in this lovely lifestyle and fashion store

    • Shoppers

    Within Reason combines collections of familiar brands with lesser-known collections for a rich, eclectic mix in a family-owned lifestyle store in Devonshire Street. You can find a wide array of items such as scarves, jewelry, kids’ toys, scents, homewares, and more.

    The stock is continuously updated to ensure fresh and exciting items await you on your next visit. Many of their items are great as gifts for any person for any occasion or just as a treat for yourself.

    Location: 144-146 Devonshire St, Sheffield City Center, Sheffield S3 7SF, UK

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 10 am to 5.30 pm, Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm

    Phone: +44 (0)1142 493346


    Good Taste – the Sheffield Fair Trade Shop

    Shop for high-quality fair trade products in this quaint store

    • Shoppers

    The Good Taste is a shop that puts a premium on displaying high-quality products and on proper compensation of the artisans behind them. They offer a great selection of Fairtrade food products, jewelry, toys, greetings cards, gifts, and homeware.

    If you want to buy quality goods while also contributing to a good cause, then this shop is the place to go. It’s mainly run by volunteers and the proceeds go to a charity that works to provide clean water in Nigeria.

    Location: 195 Whitham Rd, Sheffield S10 2SN, UK

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 10 am to 5.30 pm

    Phone: +44 (0)1144 381428

    Geri Mileva | Contributing Writer

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