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High street shopping in Glasgow

High street shopping in Glasgow

Glasgow's city centre has a vibrant shopping scene, located within a walkable area. Discover a diverse range of shops, from flagship stores to high-end designer boutiques.

High street shopping

A bustling Buchanan Street, Glasgow's main pedestrianised shopping area, with lots of people and buildings on either side.

Buchanan Street is Glasgow's main pedestrianised shopping area. You'll find all the big names you’d expect from a high street including, House of Fraser department store – founded in Glasgow in 1849. Other top names to line the street include Apple, AllSaints, Rayban, Breitling, Michael Kors, Lush and Hugo Boss.

Buchanan Street also connects Sauchiehall Street and Argyle Street, which offer big brand names.

Argyll Arcade is one of Europe’s oldest shopping arcades. It's home to a stunning selection of over 30 jewellers and diamond merchants, including Laings, Omega and ROX. Visit the Argyll Arcade website to find out more.

Royal Exchange Square is famed for its Instagram-worthy canopy of pretty lights. It's also home to a small selection of boutique stores like Sweaty Betty and Glasgow fashion brand Forty Clothing.

For top designer stores, head to Ingram Street. Mulberry, Ralph Lauren, Bravissimo and Emporio Armani are some of the luxury brands you'll find.

Shopping centres

The exterior details of Princes Square Shopping Centre on Glasgow's Buchanan Street.

Once voted Scotland's favourite building, Princes Square is a luxury shopping mall on Buchanan Street. Discover independent boutiques and famous brands including, COS, Kurt Geiger and Reiss. It's home to the boutique Everyman Cinema and a selection of high-end bars, cafes and restaurants. See the full list of stores at Princes Square's website.

Buchanan Galleries sits proudly at the top of Buchanan Street. Home to over 80 big brand names, here you'll find John Lewis, the LEGO Store, Victoria's Secret and The Whisky Shop. Head to Buchanan Galleries' website for a full list of shops.

The St Enoch Centre is situated between two of Glasgow’s most famous shopping streets, Argyle Street and Buchanan Street. It offers a great shopping and entertainment experience for all ages. You'll find Hamleys toy store, a Vue Cinema, family-friendly places to eat, Scotland's first Boom Battle Bar, and lots more. To check out what else there is, visit the St Enoch Centre website.

Article last updated: February 2024

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