shopping in the cityMajor high street outlets, chic boutiques, department stores and the best designers - it's no secret Glasgow is the 2nd largest centre for shopping in the UK.

Buchanan Street

  • more than 40 stores from Topshop to Urban Outfitters
  • Buchanan Galleries (90 top stores from H&M to Mango)
  • Princes Square (five floors of stores, bars, restaurants and cafes, plus a nightclub)
  • St. Enoch Centre (wide selection of stores including Folli Follie, Hamleys, and Pulp) 

Merchant City 

  • the Merchant City features bars, restaurants and high-end boutiques
  • its Italian Centre is full of designer names from Armani to Versace

Sauchiehall Street

  • Glasgow’s most famous road with numerous shops including a three-level Primark, as well as bars, restaurants and cafes

Argyll Arcade

  • 32 jewellery shops close to St Enoch subway station

West End

  • eclectic mix of unique bookshops, independent shops, antiques and vintage clothing stores


  • The Barras: open-air weekend street market in the East End
  • Glasgow Farmers’ Market (South Side and West End) featuring fresh and organic produce from around 40 farms and producers

Montage (L-R): mannequin in kilt, Rachel Clements; video sign, Laura E. Gillespie; Buchanan Street; kitten on books, Adrian Maldonado; Oxfam store, Swetha Vijayakrishnan; Princes Square, Laura E. Gillespie; Buchanan Galleries, Imran Aziz; Braehead shopping centre; shop on Ashton Lane, Ina Nederdal.