Explore Other Independents

Voting is now closed for the City of Arcades Top 10. We will be revealing the list on Friday 27 July.

Wander from one arcade to another and you will find a variety of independent businesses dotted around the city centre. These shops, bars and cafés contribute to the unique shopping experience on offer in Cardiff.

To vote for your favourite and help them secure a place in the City of Arcades Top 10, find their listing in the Arcade directories below and click on the heart icon.

49 unique stores

  • 10 Feet Tall
  • 200° Coffee
    115 Queen Street
  • A G Meek
    16 St Davids Way
  • Allison Jayne Bridalwear
    The Friary
  • Asador 44
    15 Quay Street
  • Bar 44
    15-23a Westgate Street
  • Be Gorgeous Hair & Beauty
  • Beanfreaks
    3 St Mary Street
  • Beelzebubs
    17, Church Street, Cardiff, CF10 1BG
  • Bellini's
    1 Park Place
  • Bernstein's
    7 High Street
  • Cardiff Bridal Centre
    7a Mill Lane
  • Castle Emporium
    17-19 Castle Street
  • Castle Welsh Crafts
    1-3 Castle Street
  • Chapel 1877
    46 Churchill Way
  • Charleston's
  • Chris George Jewellers
    Unit 20 Queens Arcade
  • Coffee Heaven
    30 St Mary Street
  • Curado Bar
    Guildhall Place
  • Frontier Tattoo Parlour
    2, St Mary Street, Cardiff, CF10 1AT
  • Gamlin's Music Centre
    56, St Mary Street, Cardiff, CF10 1FE
  • Golden Corner
    Gnd Flr, 23, Churchill Way, Cardiff, CF10 2HE
  • Historical Wales
    2 3 & 4, Duke Street, Cardiff, CF10 1AY
  • Jokeshop.com
    Gnd Flr & 1st Flr, 9, Duke Street, Cardiff, CF10 1AY
  • Juboraj
    Juboraj, 10, Mill Lane, Castle, Cardiff, CF10 1FL
  • Laing Cardiff
    27, The Hayes, Castle, Cardiff, CF10 1AH
  • Le Rendez-Vous
    Unit No 48, Queens Arcade, Queen Street, Cardiff, CF10 2BY
  • Madeira
    1-2, Guildford Crescent, Cardiff, CF10 2HJ
  • Mango House
    The Mango House, The Grand, Westgate Street, Cardiff, CF10 1AR
  • Mattia Diner
    Unit 43, Queens Arcade, Queen Street, Cardiff, CF10 2BY
  • Mia Porto Due
    Unit 4, The Old Brewery Quarter, St Mary Street, Castle, Cardiff, CF10 1FG
  • Milk and Sugar
    Trenchers Gnd Flr, Summit House, 9-10, Windsor Place, Cardiff, CF10 3BX
  • Momentum
    31 Charles St, Cardiff CF10 2GA
  • Over seas Apparel
    Unit 34, Queen St, Cardiff CF10 2BY
  • Papa Panda
    China Zone, 112, St Mary Street, Cardiff, CF10 1DX
  • Park House Club
    Park House Club, 20, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3DQ
  • Pillars Restaurant
    Bst, Principality Buildings, The Friary, Cardiff, CF10 3FA
  • Retro
    7, Mill Lane, Castle, Cardiff, CF10 1FL
  • Rugby Heaven
    Units 2 And 26, Queens Arcade, Queen Street, Cardiff, CF10 2BY
  • Run And Become, Become And Run
    Bst & Gnd Flr, 101, St Mary Street, Cardiff, CF10 1DX
  • Sandringham Hotel
    Sandringham Hotel, St Mary Street, Cardiff, CF10 1PL
  • Second Cup Coffee Company
    95 Queen St, Cardiff CF10 2BG
  • Shop Rugby
    8, Duke Street, Cardiff, CF10 1AY
  • Steak of the Art
    Unit 29 Helmont House, Churchill Way, Cardiff, CF10 2HW
  • Sully's Cafe
    4-5, Quay Street, Cardiff, CF10 1DZ
  • The Red Onion
    43-44 Caroline Street, CARDIFF, CF10 1FF
  • Tinney Gallery
    Bst-1st Fl, 18, St Andrews Crescent, Cardiff, CF10 3DD
  • Tony's Fish Bar
    46 Caroline St, Cardiff CF10 1FF
  • Truffles
    3, Church Street, Cardiff, CF10 1BG

Give the gift of Cardiff's Arcades

A Gift Card FOR Cardiff is redeemable in over 50 business across the city including 28 in the arcades, making it the perfect option for exploring this unique part of Cardiff. Add £5 to £500 to your present and the lucky recipient can spend their card on everything from vintage fashion and hand crafted gin to jewellery and Welsh cakes.

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