Shopping in Bridgetown

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The streets of Bridgetown are lined with great shopping opportunities so fully it almost doesn't matter which part of town you visit – you're likely to find a unique craft or a good deal anywhere.  If you're a serious shopper, however, head to Broad Street which has the highest concentration of duty free shops around.  Behind Broad Street you'll find Swan Sweet which focuses more on shoes and clothing.

In general you'll find shops throughout town to be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, closing at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday and close on Sunday unless there is a cruise ship in port.  Goods to be on the lookout for include jewelry, perfume, alcohol (especially local rum), tobacco, and clothing.

One of the most unique things about Bridgetown is that you can buy handmade leather shoes cut and shaped to your exact foot right before your eyes.  If local crafts are what you're after, the Pelican Craft Center is where you should go.  No matter what you're hoping to purchase, you can expect to find savings of anywhere from 25 to 50 percent.  

Gifts and Souvenirs

If you're looking for some souvenirs consider visiting Cricket Legends Gifts, which is found in northwestern Bridgetown. Gifts available include artistic prints, books, clothing, and various other souvenirs like coffee mugs and key chains. They are located on Fontabelle Road.

Another place to consider is Best of Barbados Quayside, which is found three miles (five kilometers) to the southeast of Cricket Legends Gifts. During the in season, the shop is open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. If you are looking to call before you go, you can do so at (246) 622-1761.

A third option is Best of Barbados Cruise Terminal. With nearly four decades in the souvenir industry, you can trust that Best of Barbados offers a selection of tried and true gifts. What sets this shop apart is that everything sold in the shop truly is the best of merchandise from local artisans and craft people. If you are looking for something specific and want to call ahead of time, do so at (246) 431-0909.

The following chart enables you to get some details regarding 17 gift and souvenir shops in the vicinity of Bridgetown.

Gifts and Souvenirs Around Bridgetown
Name Type Phone Location
Best of Barbados Cruise Terminal Gift and Souvenir Shops (246) 431-0909 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Downtown Bridgetown
Best of Barbados Quayside Gift and Souvenir Shops (246) 622-1761 2.7 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Best of Barbados Southern Palms Hotel Gift and Souvenir Shops (246) 420-8040 St. Lawrence Gap, 4.5 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Bettencourt Convenience Store & Gift Shop Gift and Souvenir Shops (246) 228-0202 Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Coco Gift Shop Gift and Souvenir Shops (246) 427-1905 Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Cricket Legends Gifts Gift and Souvenir Shops (246) 228-2651 0.7 mi. Northwest of Downtown Bridgetown
Del Sol Gift and Souvenir Shops (246) 434-2105 Eden Lodge, 3.1 mi. North of Central Bridgetown
Duty Free Caribbean Duty Free Store (246) 227-2121 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Downtown Bridgetown
Gift Plus Colonnade Gift and Souvenir Shops (246) 228-2604 Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Gifts and Things Gift and Souvenir Shops (246) 437-1196 Vauxhall, 3.8 mi. East of Central Bridgetown
Harley-Davidson Bridgetown Gift and Souvenir Shops (246) 436-2489 Bridgetown
Island Crafts Bridgetown Gift and Souvenir Shops (246) 435-0542 Downtown Bridgetown
Nari's Tax Free Shop Duty Free Store (246) 228-8261 Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Sweet Creations Gift and Souvenir Shops (246) 228-2182 2.7 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
The Gift Shop Gift and Souvenir Shops (246) 431-6895 Vauxhall, 3.8 mi. East of Central Bridgetown
The Straw Shop Gift and Souvenir Shops (246) 428-3999 St. Lawrence Gap, 4.3 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Tots to Teens Gift and Souvenir Shops (246) 228-1268 Vauxhall, 3.8 mi. East of Central Bridgetown

Specialty Shops

One of the area's more interesting speciality shops is Roger's Scuba Shack. They are situated in downtown Bridgetown. From beginners looking to learn the ropes to skilled scuba divers, Roger's Scuba Shack is happy to serve them all. With numerous certification courses to daily one and two tank dives, you'll easily be able to explore the unique landscape that lies beneath the surface of the ocean that surrounds Barbados. They're located on Bay Street.

Another option is Art and Stage, which is located a short distance away from Roger's Scuba Shack. Come and visit this small art gallery in Satjay Mall and see the works of some of Barbados' local artists. Art and Stage gives these artists a venue to display their works where they normally would not have the opportunity. They are located at 34 Regency Park, Christ Church.

On The Wall Art Gallery Champers: At On The Wall Art Gallery Champers, Earthwork is the most popular line, though photographs, paintings, jewelry, and other crafts are for sale. In 2010, local artist Vanita launched a line of products that include stationary products with her original designs on them, which are available for purchase. If you want to be sure they're open , call them at (246) 234-9145.

The following chart provides you with a few details concerning the 20 specialty shops located in Bridgetown.

Specialty Shops In Bridgetown
Name Type Phone Location
Ambo Jewel Care & Design Studio Jewelry Store (246) 228-1480 Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Angelique Custom Creations Jewelry Store (246) 431-0274 Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Art and Stage Art Gallery (246) 228-0485 Downtown Bridgetown
Bagnall's Point Gallery Art Gallery (246) 228-5820 Downtown Bridgetown
Barbados Gallery of Art Art Gallery (246) 426-7822 Downtown Bridgetown
Barbados Photo Gallery Art Gallery (246) 228-8027 Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Caribbean Art Products Art Gallery (246) 234-1111 Bridgetown
Colombian Emeralds Cave Shepard Jewelry Store (246) 227-2192 3.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Colombian Emeralds Dockside Jewelry Store (246) 430-1331 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Downtown Bridgetown
Colombian Emeralds Hilton Jewelry Store (246) 228-5528 1.3 mi. South of Downtown Bridgetown
Diamonds International Broad Street Jewelry Store (246) 430-2400 Downtown Bridgetown
Diamonds International Cruise Terminal Jewelry Store (246) 431-9216 0.8 mi. West-Northwest of Downtown Bridgetown
Hazell's Water World Dive Shop (246) 426-4043 0.7 mi. Southeast of Downtown Bridgetown
Little Switzerland Bridgetown Jewelry Store (248) 809-5560 ext. 60550 Downtown Bridgetown
On The Wall Art Gallery Champers Art Gallery (246) 234-9145 2.9 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Roger's Scuba Shack Dive Shop (246) 436-3483 Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
The Dive Shop Dive Shop (246) 426-9947 1.0 mi. Southeast of Downtown Bridgetown
Total Sport Bridgetown Sporting Goods Store (246) 227-2121 Downtown Bridgetown
Watch & Design Broad Street Watch Store (246) 430-2422 Downtown Bridgetown
West Side Scuba Centre Dive Shop (246) 262-1029 1.6 mi. Southeast of Downtown Bridgetown

Clothing and Apparel

Hoping to find some new clothing during your vacation? You might want to visit Cave Shepherd Broad Street -- which is located in Bridgetown. There are three levels of shopping available at Cave Shepherd. The ground floor sells undergarments, makeup, and perfume. They're located at 24 Broad Street.

Another good option is Soma -- which is found to the of Cave Shepherd Broad Street. When you walk into a Soma, you are greeted by "Expert Fit Stylists" who are there to help each woman find the perfect size for her. In addition to bras, however, they also sell lounge wear, a small amount of clothing, fragrances, and accessories. If you have questions, call them at (246) 437-1575.

Another clothing store is Timberland Shoes and Apparel. This location is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you have questions and want to call before booking a room, do so at (264) 467-9555.

Be sure to look through the following table for more information about your options.

Clothing and Apparel In Bridgetown
Name Type Phone Location
A Taste Of New York Boutique (246) 427-3655 Haggatt Hall, 2.8 mi. East of Central Bridgetown
All Tees T-Shirt Shop (246) 435-8800 Bridgetown
B Couture Boutique (246) 436-3160 Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Beyond Surf Swimwear, Beachwear and Sportswear Store (246) 431-0013 Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Blessings Boutique Boutique (246) 437-3888 Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Blossom's Boutique Boutique (246) 436-5493 Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Cave Shepherd Broad Street Department Store (246) 629-4400 Bridgetown
Cave Shepherd Hilton Department Store (246) 227-2241 1.3 mi. South of Downtown Bridgetown
Cave Shepherd Vista Department Store (246) 227-2241 3.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
City Woman Boutique (246) 435-8331 Downtown Bridgetown
Dingolay Colonnade Boutique (246) 437-4107 Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Fresh4Less Colonnade Shoe Store (246) 437-5377 Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Harrisons Bridgetown Clothing Accessory and Handbag Store (246) 227-2121 Downtown Bridgetown
Katwalk Boutique Boutique (246) 436-1511 Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Life and Style Bridgetown Boutique (246) 429-5621 Bridgetown
Oasis Boutique Boutique (246) 435-8116 2.7 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Prerna Inspirations Of India Boutique (246) 435-1531 2.6 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Rainbow Boutique Boutique (246) 426-9095 Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Soma Lingerie Store (246) 437-1575 2.7 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Timberland Shoes and Apparel Shoe Store (264) 467-9555 2.6 mi. East of Central Bridgetown

Food and Grocery

Hungry? T & M Gourmet Cheesecakes is situated in St. Michael Parish, in eastern Bridgetown. While eating dinner out is a treat, grabbing a gourmet dessert from T&M; gourmet cheesecakes is the ultimate in vacation decadence. They have so many kinds of cheesecake, chocolate lovers, exotic, tropical and coffee, to name a few. Guests will be able to find them at 67 Second Avenue .

Take a look at the table just below if you want more information.

Food and Grocery Stores In Bridgetown
Name Type Phone Location
Bertie's Meat & Vegetable Mart Grocery Store (246) 436-5213 Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Big B Supercentre Grocery Store (246) 435-9588 3.1 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Big Don's Fruit & Veg Fruit and Vegetable Market (246) 228-7373 Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Bryans Bakery Bakery (246) 437-6424 Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
C & L Veg Shop Grocery Store (246) 417-1350 Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Carlton & A1 Supermarkets Grocery Store (246) 417-7675 1.9 mi. North of Downtown Bridgetown
Eagle Hall Public Market Grocery Store -- 1.1 mi. North of Downtown Bridgetown
Mall Mart Grocery Store (246) 430-8064 Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Nature's Discount Colonnade Nutrition and Body Care Store (246) 625-9512 Downtown Bridgetown, 0.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
Purity Bakeries Bakery (246) 426-1756 0.8 mi. East-Southeast of Downtown Bridgetown
R.A. Mapp Grocery Grocery Store (246) 426-5953 St. Michael Parish
Roxy Supermarket Grocery Store (246) 228-6718 1.1 mi. North of Downtown Bridgetown
T & M Gourmet Cheesecakes Bakery (246) 233-2040 2.9 mi. East-Southeast of Central Bridgetown
The People's Market Grocery Store (246) 418-4540 1.3 mi. North of Downtown Bridgetown
Trimart Supermarkets Grocery Store (246) 430-8000 3.2 mi. Southeast of Central Bridgetown
 

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