Mercearia das Flores ("Flower Market")
The ‘Mercearia das Flores’ shop, located in the Rua das Flores (Flower Street), in downtown Porto, has a concept of traditional Portuguese commerce, where you can find cheeses, jams, sausages, honey, biscuits, wines and other regional and homemade products.
Take a journey through the typical style of the old Portuguese neighbourhoods, recreated in a contemporary atmosphere.
The ‘Galo Louco’ ("crazy cockerel”) shop is another example of national and traditional commerce, focusing on art, handicrafts and gastronomy. The space combines a mixture of old-fashioned and modern and has been distinguished for the quality and design of its products.
Here you can find items such as gourmet conserves, jams and wines, and even tiles, objects made of cork, pieces of modern design and reinvented retro illustrations, among other souvenirs from Porto to take home.
A Vida Portuguesa
If you want to know a little more about the history of Portugal; its people and its tastes, their background and identity, then visit "A Vida Portuguesa’. You will find the best products… made in Portugal!
Located in the beautiful area of ‘Clérigos’, in the heart of the city’s downtown, the store is located on the first floor of a centenary building. This rare and extraordinary space consists of an elegant interior staircase and huge windows, and still retains all its original furniture.
The purpose of ‘Vida Portuguesa’ is to give new value to old products, turning old Portuguese brands created years ago, into timeless quality pieces, preserving their original packaging and reminding us how everyday life was then, as well as reflecting the soul of the country.
If you like gourmet shops and know that a quality product can make a real difference to some meals as well as special occasions, you'll enjoy visiting ‘The Village’, located on Rua do Ouro ("Gold Street”).
Here you’ll find a wide variety of products you'll want to take home, such as licqeurs, olive oils and vinegars, biscuits, champagne and sparkling wines, teas, coffees, chocolates, jams, honey, pasta, patés and conserves, hams and sausages, cheese and wines.
Surrender to some of the pleasures of these traditional products and take home an excellent and tasty souvenir from the city of Oporto!
The Yeatman Shop
If you love wine, then you must visit The Yeatman Shop. Here you will find a wide selection from the huge collection of wines made by Portugal’s best wine producers and available on The Yeatman’s sought after wine list. In addition, the store offers a great selection of traditional products such as chocolates, soaps, cards, books, Caudalie products, Riedel glasses, articles made of cork, among other pretty souvenirs to take home or give to friends.
Located in a privileged area of Oporto, in Aviz, ‘Ltd Edition’ is an accessories shop representing prestigious brands such as Valentino, Elie Saab, Giorgio Armani, Lily Kamper, Salvatore Ferragamo, and others.
If you are passionate about shopping for high fashion and love to follow fashion trends, you'll want to lose yourself in this store. Wallets, belts, shoes and sandals fill this sophisticated space, which is a well known reference in the country.
Well worth a visit, even if it’s just to appreciate the building and its interior design, combining a minimalist style with sophisticated chic. This is another project by the internationally known Portuguese architect Siza Vieira and decorated by ‘Casa do Passadiço’.
Fashion Clinic is one of the most prestigious shops in Porto, for its charm, glamour and selective and sophisticated collection. This multi-brand boutique is the ideal choice for the most demanding of customers, looking for luxury and unique pieces.
If you come into this category, then you will not want to miss the ‘Fashion Clinic’ and take some pieces home from designers such as Prada, DKNY, Tom Ford, Givenchy, Zuhair Murad, Moschino, Gucci, among others.
Centro Comercial Bombarda
The ‘Miguel Bombarda’ street is known as the alternative shopping street in Porto, surrounded by several art galleries, shops and restaurants and with a very unusual shopping centre.
In the Miguel Bombarda Shopping Centre you can find a number of alternative shops selling clothes and accessories, handicrafts and other second hand products. If you have a sophisticated style and like everything that is vintage, then you will not want to miss the eccentric hairdresser, the sophisticated sunglasses shop and the cosy, colourful restaurant with homemade cooking.
If you are a fan of original, creative work and want to support young fashion designers, you’ll enjoy a visit to ‘CRU’ (meaning RAW). The space is divided into ateliers, showrooms and a shop, integrating several designers co-working on a common concept, benefiting from their design synergies and sharing resources and experiences.
Some previous ‘CRU‘ designers are Jose Machado, Leonor Zamith, Oupas! design, Golden Prague, Jubela, Ladybug, among others. If you like this kind of alternative design and are passionate about art, then visit CRU and take a look at some of the latest and most creative work done in Porto, and maybe even take home a designer piece at an affordable price.
‘Santa Catarina’ is one of the busiest shopping streets in Porto, located in the heart of the city. It’s known as a respected and traditional shopping area and the wide pedestrianised promenade is filled with clothing stores, shoes and countless street vendors selling all types of handicraft and jewelry.
‘Santa Catarina’ Street is a very typical Porto street included in many tourist guides, and you won’t want to miss it. Tired of shopping? Don’t forget to pop by the Majestic, one of the most iconic cafés in the city.