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Shopping in Ely



Browse Ely's fabulous range of independent shops, many of which are housed in buildings full of charm and character. Our unique shops range from the eclectic to the luxurious where you will be sure to find that perfect gift or one-of-a-kind treat.

In addition, Ely has three Market Days where you will be guaranteed to find something different and pick up a bargain.  Visit for more information.



Cutlacks Ely

Cutlacks is your local independent department store conveniently located in Fore Hill, Ely and Mill Road, Cambridge. If you are looking for garden furniture, paint, curtains, bedding, DIY or kitchenware try Cutlacks.

With friendly and knowledgeable staff, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for.




Market Street

JENSEN’S is a family run business selling Scandinavian style clothes and accessories for the feminine, confident and modern woman who likes to wear timeless classics with femine details. We stock several leading Danish brands including Pilgrim, Cream and Beck Soendergaard.

Come in and say "Hej!"

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Little Roos

High Street

Little Roos is the latest independent family run business to hit our High Street in Ely. The shop has a lovely contemporary, family feel with a large choice of children’s clothing and shoes for ages 0-12 years. They pride themselves on offering a friendly and personal service whether you choose to visit them in-store or to shop on-line via their website. With well known brands such as Frugi, Emile et Rose, Hatley, Petit Bateau, Animal and Angel & Rocket and shoes by Froddo & Bobux you can be assured of seeing a variety of bright, fun and individual good quality children’s clothing and shoes.

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The Eel Catcher's Daughter

High Street

The Eel Catcher’s Daughter, offers contemporary gifts with a rustic twist, offering design-led costume jewellery, accessories and home ‘treasures’. The shop is a sensual collection of lovely things, all sourced directly from small, predominantly British suppliers alongside work by local designers and artists. We love adding our personal touch to this family business and place great emphasis on creating a lovely atmosphere with exceptional customer service, so important both to local customers and the many visitors to Ely.

In short ... lovely things for lovEly people.

Tel: 01353 668564

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Ely Cathedral Gift Shop

High Street

Located on Ely's High Street the Cathedral Gift Shop offers an imaginative and extensive selection of greetings cards, pottery, glassware and jewellery. Ely Cathedral also has a Gift Shop located in the Cathedral itself at the West End of the Nave (you are welcome to come into the Cathedral shop without paying the Cathedral admission charge) that offers a wide range of souvenirs, gifts, jewellery, greetings cards, Christmas gifts, classical CD's, DVD's, religious, local and guide books.


Kays of Ely

High Street

‘Kays of Ely, Lighting & Gifts previously Ely Lighting & Gifts is under new management, bringing back the original name ‘Kays’. New owners Wendy and David Gamble hope to give the shop a 21st century twist, whilst retaining a traditional feel and good old fashioned customer service.

Your Lighting needs maybe traditional or modern, sparkly or plain, we have something to tempt everyone. If your looking for the perfect gift we stock a range of collectable figurines and trinkets, having recently introduced new ranges of beautiful jewellery, candles, bags, grooming products and small gifts for just about any occasion.

We specialise in all those ‘Hard To Find’ light bulbs, with over 200 in stock and are always on hand to source the most obscure for you.

You can be assured of a warm welcome from everyone at ‘Kays of Ely’, we look forward to assisting you with your lighting needs, selecting the perfect gift, or when you simply want to treat yourself!


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The Bake Shop

St Mary's Street, Ely

You can find Bake Shop General Store on the beautiful St Mary’s street, Ely. We’re open 8:30-14:00 Tuesday through to Saturday with fresh breads and pastries plus so much more. Coming soon, right next door will be a General Store, full of lots of goodies. If you're tempted, get there early as the queue is long.

All enquiries


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High Street Passage

An independent shop, offer lots of beautiful gifts and accessories suitable for many different occasions and for all ages.  Stockists of the delightful Cath Kidston range, you can always be sure to see their latest lines.  So whether you are looking for a gift, or a treat for yourself, pop in and check us out.

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The Ely Gin Company

A small shop with a big heart, The Ely Gin Company is not to be missed, even if you don't like gin! As well as award-winning locally-made spirits, this shop contains the best selection of tonics and mixers in the area, not to mention gifts, glassware, accessories and an ever-changing selection of useful items. Not a gin fan? No matter! Our "Beatnik Bees" range of local and English honeys, specialist honeys and vegan honey-substitutes is also available to browse. With locally-made beeswax soaps and lip-balms, honey beers and ciders, beeswax candles, and a selection of bee-keeping books, we think we have something for everyone.

We are proud to support local producers, with 81% of our shop products sourced in the U.K and 70% from East Anglia.

The Ely Gin Company will be re-branding as The Land of Gin & Honey during 2020, so do come and admire our exciting new look!

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Ely Fudge Company

Market Place

We offer a wide range of handcrafted, traditional English, crumbly fudge, freshly made each day in front of your eyes! Come in and try some of our lovely flavours available loose or packaged in pretty gift bags, beautiful ribboned boxes, filled mugs and much more - let us create the ideal present for any occasion. 

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Ely Tourist Information Centre Gift Shop

Oliver Cromwell's House, St Mary's Street - Our shop is open 7 days a week. Summer hours are April 1st - October 31st 10-5pm and Winter November 1st - March 31st 11-4pm.

A warm welcome awaits you in the Gift Shop of Ely Tourist Information Centre at Oliver Cromwell's House.  As well as Ely and Cromwell souvenirs we stock a variety of delightful gifts, cards, books and toys to mention just a few. So whether you would like to purchase something that reflects the area or just looking for a gift, do call in and see us. If you are looking for a really special present, why not treat someone to a voucher for either an escape room, or a family ticket INCLUDING the Cromwell Quest game! Come in and ask for futher details.



Lemon Tree Deli and Cafe

Market Place

Lemon Tree Deli and Cafe, situated on the Market Place in Ely, is a well stocked and vibrant deli offering an enormous range of wonderful items, from cheeses to balsamic vinegars. We have a range of beautifully presented, artisan food gifts that make perfect presents. It is fair to say that Lemon Tree Deli has everything you would expect from a deli and more!

01353 656947


Ely Museum Shop

The Old Gaol, Market Street

The Ely Museum Gift Shop offers a fantastic, curated range of gifts, books and toys. It is the ideal place to choose a wonderful memento from your trip to Ely! With pocket money toys and fossils, to fine silver jewellery, you’re sure to find something to suit all ages, budgets and tastes. Complete your gift shopping with a greetings card and sheet of wrapping paper from the selection of beautiful designs. Be inspired by the museum’s collection and pick up an 'excavate your own dinosaur’ kit or choose a bracelet inspired by the amazing 3000 year old gold bangle on display.


Cloisters Antiques

St Mary's Street

Step back in time and discover an array of art and antiques ranging in price, rarity and collectability. Take your time and browse the many inglenooks and rooms and see what you can discover in our treasure trove.

01353 668558


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Babylon Arts Gift Shop


The gallery stocks an ever changing range of local artist's work so you can always be assured of finding something special.


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Clare's Kitchen and Gift Shop

Sharman's Garden Centre, Littleport

Just a few miles north of Ely, this delightful Gift Shop is well worth a visit, with the added bonus that you can grab a coffee and a piece of cake at the same time as it is also a cafe. The shop offers a range of gift ideas as well as offering a bespoke hamper service where you can personally select the contents which include a fabulous range of luxury chocolates.

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Interiors of Ely

Interiors of Ely offer a wide range of skills cabinet making, furniture restoration, professional spraying and many more. All of this can be tailored to meet your needs. The team will work with you to make your dreams a reality.


Positively Treated

In the shop at Positively Ely they stock a range of products, many of which are Fair Trade and handmade. 

Look out for their events throughout the year including succesful 'Ely Pagan and Alternative Fayres'.

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The Treasure Chest

The Treasure Chest is a delightful, family run, gift shop stocking gifts for birthdays, babies, Weddings and Anniversaries along with picture frames, clocks and purses. Their ‘David Jones’ handbags are a must see along with their, natural soya ‘Woodbridge’ candles and burners.

They have a superb jewellery selection covering all tastes from fashion, to Sterling Silver , to gold. 

With possibly the best selection of Greetings cards in Ely now, there are gorgeous designs for all occasions. 

The Treasure Chest provides quality gift ware in a pleasant, friendly atmosphere and their excellent gift wrapping service completes your shopping experience perfectly. 

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City Cycle Centre

City Cycle Centre department store has been at the heart of Ely for 50 years. It has a fantastic toy shop, model department, haberdashery and DIY sections as well as a cycle shop. With something for everyone and the friendliest of staff, it really is worth a visit.


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Gibbs of Ely

A traditional, family-run shoe shop est in 1908. They sell a fantastic range of branded adult and children's footwear and specialise in offering a full fitting service. They also offer a fantastic selection of leather accessories.