A Guide to the Neatest Places to Shop in Hamilton


Pink clothes on racks.

From clothing stores to bookshops, we’ve scoured the city from Hamilton East to Frankton for the neatest places to indulge in a bit of retail therapy.


Slow but spontaneous: exponential brewing

Lee-Ann Scotti and Michael O’Brien looking to camera.

Lee-Ann Scotti and Michael O’Brien

Lee-Ann Scotti and Michael O’Brien form two equal halves of a brewing team that’s a partnership in every sense of the phrase.

Neighbourhood - Christchurch & Canterbury

City North

Encompassing Merivale and St Albans, City North is chock full of chic spots to get some retail therapy or a caffeine fix. Fancy a wine or a bite? It's got you covered there too. Dating back to 1851, it's an area with plenty of history, and a wide range on offer for anyone venturing just outside the Four Aves.

Easily reached by bike, bus or on foot, make your way to City North and check out what's on offer.