Housed in the walls of Cardiff’s arcades is a maze of independent stores. With over 100 local eateries and retailers on offer, the arcades allow for a shopping experience like no other. 150 years of Welsh retail history are brought together under a roof of classic Victorian and Edwardian architecture. Now modernised to reflect the vibrancy of life in the city, these independent businesses are at the heart of Cardiff, The City of Arcades.
7 unique arcades and dozens of other independents
Give the gift of Cardiff's Arcades
A Gift Card FOR Cardiff can be spent in over 80 businesses across Cardiff including many based in the arcades and is available in values from £5 to £500. From shopping sprees to steak dinners the gift card covers all kinds of Cardiff experiences and lets locals and visitors alike explore new elements of this great city, the City of Arcades.Find out more