Shopping

Shopping in Cambridge is a popular thing to do. But where isn’t? You can buy all sorts of things at the major supermarkets (Tesco, Asda), at the shopping malls, on the market, and at the weekend (flea) markets.

Markets in Cambridge

The Market Square is the main market of Cambridge, England with various vendors.

Supermarkets in Cambridge, England

Tesco Cambridge

The biggest Tesco closest to the city centre of Cambridge is on Newmarket Road. There is a Castro cafe inside Tesco too.

Opening Hours of Tesco

Tesco Opening Times
Day Open
Monday 6am to midnight
Tuesday 24 hours
Wednesday 24 hours
Thursday 24 hours
Friday 24 hours
Saturday open until midnight
Sunday 10am – 4pm

ASDA Cambridge

Asda strives hard to maintain its title as the cheapest supermarket store in Cambridge and all over the UK. It is about a 20 min walk from the city centre, quite close to the TESCO supermarket on Newmarket Road. Anglia Ruskin University runs special ASDA buses on a regular basis to the supermarket.

Opening hours of Asda Cambridge

Monday 6am – Midnight
Tuesday 6am – Midnight
Wednesday 6am – Midnight
Thursday 6am – Midnight
Friday 6am – Midnight
Saturday 6am – 10pm
Sunday 10am – 4pm

Shopping Malls in Cambridge

  • Lion Yard: the shopping mall is in the heart of the city, at Downing Street and St Andrews Street.
  • Grand Arcade: the shopping mall is literally built together with the Lion Yard. Grand Arcade is also the home of the Cambridge Central Library.
  • Grafton Centre – Shopping Mall close to East Road, about 5 min walk from the Anglia Ruskin University

Opening hours at the Lion’s Yard

  • Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 9am to 5.30pm
  • Wednesday: 9am to 8pm
  • Saturday: 9am to 6pm
  • Sunday: 10am to 5pm

Opening Hours of the Grand Arcade

Grand Arcade shopping mall is open 7 days a week with late night shopping every Wednesday.

  • Monday 9am till 6pm
  • Tuesday 9am till 6pm
  • Wednesday 9am till 8pm
  • Thursday 9am till 6pm
  • Friday 9am till 6pm
  • Saturday 9am till 6pm
  • Sunday 11am till 5pm
  • Bank Holidays 10am till 5pm

Opening hours of the Grafton Centre

  • Monday: 9am to 5.30pm
  • Tuesday: 9am to 5.30pm
  • Wednesday: 9am to 8pm
  • Thursday: 9am to 5.30pm
  • Friday: 9am to 5.30pm
  • Saturday: 9am to 6pm
  • Sunday: 11am to 5pm
  • Bank Holidays: 10am to 5pm

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