Hamilton Bermuda - Shopping, Stores & Map
Hamilton is the shopping hub in Bermuda. If you are planning to buy souvenirs or gifts, clothes, accessories, jewelry, handcrafted items of various types, or for that matter anything, this is one place you must visit.
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The stores are lined up on various streets in Hamilton City which are mostly within easy walking distances from the Hamilton Ferry Terminal on Front Street or from the central bus terminal located near City Hall and Arts Center.
, Church Street, Reid Street, Queen Street etc are well known for top branded stores. There are also many alleyways in Hamilton which you should explore for cheaper gifts and souvenirs.
There are also several shopping malls in Hamilton with many retail and boutique stores of all types.
Note that most stores in Hamilton remain open between 9:30am till 5pm Monday through Saturday throughout the year. They remain closed on Sundays and public holidays.
The only exceptions are the grocery stores and large supermarkets which remain open on Sundays as well.
However many stores particularly on Front Street and Queen Street remain open till 9pm and beyond on harbor nights
which is a street festival that takes place weekly in summer on Wednesday nights.
Stores and What They Sell
59 Front Street, Hamilton City
They offer a wide range of branded beauty products and cosmetics, fine jewelry, fragrances, gift items, home decor items of china and crystals
Beauty brands include Clarins Paris, Bobbi Brown, Estee Lauder, Jo Malone, Clinique, Shiseido, Bare Minerals, Origins, Moroccan Oil, Glam Glow, Lili Bermuda etc.
Brands in the gift, home products and accessory section includes Villeroy and Boch, Wedgwood, Waterford, Portmeirion, Swarovski, Kate Spade, Yankee Candle and more. The store is wheelchair accessible.
This store at the ground floor of the building used to belong to A.S. Cooper's and was sold off to Brown and Co. (a subsidiary of The Phoenix Stores), which now owns and operates the store.
Phone: 441-279-5429. Open: 10am to 6pm.
A.S Cooper's and Sons
This is a family run store (with several outlets) and in operation since 1897. Cosmetics, perfumes, fine jewelry, stones, clothing (ladies, men's and children's branded fashion wears), home decor items, gifts and souvenirs, bone china and crystal items etc.
The large 7,500 sq. ft. outlet on 59 Front Street is the main store. Another outlet is at 26 Reid Street third floor, which features women’s designer clothing.
A third outlet is on 29 Front street (opposite Hamilton Ferry Terminal) which is the largest men's store in Bermuda. A.S. Coopers is one of the most reputed stores in the island.
Hours Monday to Saturday, 10am – 6pm. Sunday up to 5pm. Phone: (441) 295 3961
Update June 2020: AS Coopers has gone into provisional liquidation. All its stores are closed since March 18, 2020 and waiting for buyers.
Fine Jewelry and watches.
Main Store: 83-85 Front Street, Hamilton. Branch Boutique: Walker Arcade, Front Street Hamilton Tel: 441/292-5805
Bermuda Society of Arts
Art gallery. Artwork mostly from local artists. You can purchase paintings and artwork.
17 Church Street, Hamilton City. 10am – 4pm (Monday - Saturday). Closed on public holidays. Phone: 441/292-3824
Bluck's X Closed
Crystal Bone China products, Hand Painted Porcelain items, table wares etc.
4 Front Street, Hamilton City. Hours Monday to Saturday, 10am – 5pm. Phone: (441) 295 5367
Brown & Co. and The Bookmart
Brown & Co. is a large departmental store selling all kinds of goods and The Bookmart is a section of the store. At Bookmart you get many books on Bermuda, calendars, cook books to learn how to cook Bermuda's local food etc.
35 Front Street (also at 3 Reid Street and 59 Front Street).
Hours: Monday - Saturday, 8:30am - 5pm; Sunday: 12noon - 5pm
Burrows Lightbourn Ltd
Spirits and Wine merchant. It was founded in 1808. They stock beers like Heineken, Amstel Light, Carlsberg, Scotch whiskeys such as Dewars, Johnnie Walker, vodkas like Smirnoff and rums like Bacardi.
Ladies dress materials, swimwear, shoes etc, mostly imported. Also ceramics, decorative items etc.
45 Front Street, Hamilton City.
Hours Monday to Saturday, 9:30am - 5pm. Phone: (441) 295 2112
Carol Holding Studio
Print and Craft shop on Front Street. X Closed.
(now merged with Lusso)
Upscale fashion store which until beginning of 2014 sold only high end fashion wears has merged with its sister concern Lusso (also located on Front Street). Other than clothes it now also stocks accessories such as bags, shoes, sunglasses etc.
51 Front Street, Hamilton City. Hours: Mon - Sat, 9:30am - 5:30pm.
Chatham House Bermuda
Cuban Cigars and Souvenirs.
63 Front Street, Hamilton City.
Hours Monday to Saturday 7:30am – 5pm. Phone: (441) 292 8422
Upscale means wear and accessories. Great place to buy Italian designer shirts, ties, belts etc.
49 Front Street, Hamilton City. Phone: 441-295-4866
Davison's of Bermuda
Clothing for men, women and children, gifts etc. The Hamilton store is located at 15 Front Street. They also have branches at Dockyard Clocktower Mall, Hotel Fairmont Southamton and St George's (Water Street).
Phone: +1 441-296-9552.
ER Aubrey Jeweller
Fine jewelry. Founded in 1954. They buy the gems and stones from the mines and create their own jewelry. Located at 19 Queen Street Hamilton and Dockyard Clocktower Mall.
Phone: (441) 296-3171
English Sports Shop
Well known traditional Bermudian store selling clothing and variety of items for men, women and children. Some of the great buys includes traditional Bermuda shorts, cotton shirts, suits, trousers etc. They also sell woolens.
49 Front Street, Hamilton.
Large and famous departmental store. Established in 1923.
Monday-Saturday 9:30am-6:00pm, Sunday 1:00pm-5:00pm. 21 Reid Street, Hamilton. Phone: 441-295-0022. Email: [email protected]
Gosling Brothers Ltd
Wine and Spirit merchant and famous for its own Gosling's Black Seal brand of rum. Established in 1806 (first store in St. George's). Later the Hamilton Front Street store was taken on rent and opened in 1824.
33 Queen Street and 17 Dundonald Street, Hamilton City. Phone: 441 295-1123. Email: [email protected]
HS & JE Crisson Ltd
Excellent Jewelry and watches.
55 Front Street, Hamilton City.
Hours Monday to Saturday, 9am - 5pm. Phone: (441) 295 2351
They also have outlets at Dockyard and Fairmont hotel..
Specialty store on bags, suitcases and leather goods including wallets, men's briefcases etc. Established in 1975.
Mon - Wed: 9:00am - 5:30pm, Thu - Sat: 9:00am - 5:30am. Washington Mall, 9 Reid Street, Hamilton. Phone: 441-295-5333
The Irish Linen Shop
Bed linens, perfumes, candles, bath and body products, children's dresses, gifts etc.
31 Front Street. Hours Monday to Saturday, 10am – 6pm; Closed Mondays during Jan and Feb. Phone: (441) 295 4089
Nice leather make and designed bags, shoes, sunglasses, silk ties, scarves, accessories etc for men and women.
51 Front Street, Hamilton City. Phone: 441/295-6734
Sells sports shoes, jerseys, work out gears etc of many brands for both men and women at reasonable prices. The store is completing 4 decades of operation in 2016.
The best selling item here is the soccer team T-Shirts. The store is located on Reid Street and at the basement. Very friendly staffs.
Kenwood Building, 17 Reid Street, Hamilton.
The Market Place
Large and famous grocery store chain with bakery. You also get phone cards here.
Monday to Saturday: 7am - 10pm Sunday: 9am - 7pm. 42 Church Street, Hamilton. Phone: (441) 295-6006
Marks & Spencer
Well known British Departmental store selling variety of items including fashion products and food. Founded in 1884.
Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 5:30pm, Sat: 9:15am - 5:30pm. 17 Reid Street, Hamilton.
Large and very well known grocery store with separate food, meat and bakery sections.
7.30am to 7.00pm Monday to Saturday – 1:00pm to 5:00pm Sunday.
Waterfront, Pitts Bay Road, Pembroke.
Otto Worz Co. X Closed
Silverware including jewelry, charms, bracelets etc. There is also a nice gift section (woodcraft, glassware etc).
3 Front Street, Hamilton City.
Hours Monday to Saturday, 9am - 5pm.
Phone: (441) 295 1247
Perot Post Office
Oldest post office in the island. Perot was the first post master general appointed in 1821. You can buy post cards and stamps here.
11 Queen Street, Hamilton.
Phone: 441/292 9052
A well known store for electronics like digital camera, MP3 players etc. Also offers mobile accessories, online photos etc.
2 Reid Street, Hamilton City.
Hours Monday to Saturday, 9am - 5pm.
Phone: (441) 295 5496
Riihiluomas Flying Colours
The store sells nice T-Shirts, Gifts and Souvenir items. Established in 1937.
9am to 5:30pm. Open until 9pm on Harbor Nights (Wednesdays in Summer).
5 Queen Street, Hamilton.
Well known health store selling nutritional products. Protein bars and shakes are its best sellers. You get diet books here as well.
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm. Butterfield Place, 67 Front Street, Hamilton.
Phone: (441) 295–3468
Sail on Bermuda
Art, Craft and Accessories.
Washington Mall West, 7 Reid Street Unit 4 Hamilton, Bermuda. Phone: (441) 295-0808
Monday to Friday: 10am to 5pm, Saturday: 9pm to 5pm.
Knitwear, clothing, shoes, bags, accessories etc for men and women. This is an international franchise.
12 Reid Street, Hamilton City.
Phone: 441 295-5698
Great brands of watches. Founded in 1988.
95 Front Street, Hamilton City.
Authentic cotton Bermuda shorts made by island experts.
Walker Arcade, 12 Reid Street, Hamilton.
Twice Told Tales
Bookstore selling second hand (used) books.
34 Parliament Street, Hamilton City. Phone: 441 296-1995
Upstairs Golf and Tennis Shop
Sport shop selling sports equipment and gears like golf clubs, tennis rackets and balls etc. Great branded products.
26 Church Street, Hamilton City.
Phone: (441) 295–5161
Vera P Card
X moved to St. George
The shop closed in 2008.
Crystals, jewelry, watches, clocks, figurines at duty free prices.
11 Front Street, Hamilton City.
Phone: (441) 295-1729.
WJ Boyle and Son
Well known store for footwear selling formal shoes, sneakers etc for men, women and children. There is also another outlet on Church Street (Hamilton) which specializes on children's shoes.
Boyle's Building, 31 Queen Street, Hamilton.
Walker Christopher Goldsmiths
Jewelry including gold, diamond, pearl etc. Great collection of rare coins including Greek and Roman coins which can be mounted on necklaces, ear rings etc.
9 Front Street. Mon to Sat from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: (441) 295 1466
There are several large shopping malls in Hamilton with a collection of branded retail and boutique stores, along with cafes and restaurants. These are great if you are looking for all things in one place.
(20, Church Street, Hamilton, Between Reid street and Church street)
A large mall with over 40 premium retail outlets and 8 restaurants spread across two levels.
(27 Queen Street, Hamilton)
Varieties of stores and restaurants.
(12 Reid Street, Bermuda)
Several nice branded stores.
A free weekly tour is conducted by the Town Crier of Hamilton to take tourists to the stores in Bermuda that showcase authentic Bermuda made and island inspired products such as dress materials, jewelry, handicraft items, perfumes, souvenirs and more.
This free tour is conducted on every Thursday starting at 10:30am until 1:30pm during summer (usually mid-March to end September).
Suggest you inquire at the Hamilton Visitors Information Center located next to the Ferry terminal to know if it is presently held and the schedule of the tour.
Some of the stores covered includes:
TABS Bermuda (well known for offering authentic Bermuda shorts made in the island),
Lili Bermuda (excellent place to look for genuine Bermuda made perfumes),
Alexandra Mosher Studio Jewelry (great place to look for necklaces, bracelets, rings and earrings),
Della Valle Sandals (well known for handmade and customized soft leather sandals. The leather is imported from Tuscany of Italy),
AndPartners (funny name but they are an exquisite boutique house selling Bermudian as well as Scandinavian and American designed brand designed jewelry and accessories).
Map showing Hamilton Stores
The map below shows the location of the main stores in Hamilton City, Bermuda. You will be able to see the streets on which they are located and their approximate location on the streets.
Below the map I have mentioned the main products sold by each store, along with store hours, address and contact information.
The map also shows some of the prominent landmarks like the City Hall, Session House, Cabinet Building, Perot Post Office and the Ferry Terminal.
Towards the eastern end, you will notice the Fort Hamilton which is accessible through Happy Valley Road that originates from Kings Street. You will also notice that the Visitors' Information Center located on Front Street is marked with "i".
Hamilton Shopping Map, Bermuda
Cartography courtesy of Frommer's Travel Guides
By Raj Bhattacharya
Raj, a seasoned travel writer and Bermuda destination expert, has extensive global travel experience. This website reflects his profound insights, garnered over nearly two decades of dedicated findings and research on the island. Raj has assisted countless Bermuda-bound visitors by providing direct, personalized responses to their queries and imparting his wealth of knowledge through this platform. This site serves as an indispensable guide for those seeking informed and reliable insights into Bermuda's treasures.
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