The biggest shopping complex is Broadmead, mainly pedestrianized with branches of all High Street stores, plus cafes and restaurants. Many specialty shops are found at Clifton Village, in a Georgian setting where houses are interspaced with parks and gardens. Here you'll find a wide array of shops selling antiques, arts and crafts, and designer clothing. Even if you don't purchase anything, you'll enjoy strolling about the old, tree-shaded streets. Less impressive than Clifton Village, and only if you have the time, is St. Nicholas Markets, which opened in 1745. They are still going strong, selling antiques, memorabilia, handcrafted gifts, jewelry, and haberdashery. The West End is another major shopping area, taking in Park Street, Queen's Road, and Whiteladies Road. These streets are known for clothing outlets, bookstores, and unusual gift items from around the world, as well as wine bars and restaurants. The best market for antiques is the Bristol Antique Centre, at Brunel Rooms, Broad Plain, which is open daily, including Sunday.
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