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  • Quentin Von Essen

Discover Unique Shopping Experiences

Gigi & Chix Bonbon French Patisserie.

There’s nothing quite like a spot of retail therapy, and what better way to remember your visit to the region than with a few special mementos? The region’s townships are dotted with boutique stores, galleries, homewares, gourmet produce and locally crafted and bespoke wares that will fill your home, wardrobe, and pantry.


Whether you are spoiling yourself, buying a small gift, something quirky for friends and family or looking for a shopping experience packed with discovery, take a trip to Hunter Valley Gardens Shopping Village.

Nestled amidst picturesque vineyards and en route to the gates of the world-famous gardens, Hunter Valley Gardens Shopping Village offers a delightful blend of shopping, dining, and entertainment experiences. This charming village is a haven for shopaholics, offering an array of boutique shops, gourmet produce, dining options, specialty stores, and local artisans.

Step into the world of style and elegance at fashion boutiques that include Wilson and Hunter, Southon Styles and The Alpaca Barn dotted throughout the shopping village. From designer labels to local fashionistas, there's something to suit every taste. Discover the latest trends in clothing and accessories. Indulge in luxury alpaca fabrics, unique prints, and impeccable craftsmanship. Whether you're seeking a stunning ensemble for a special occasion or simply treating yourself, these stores cater to your fashion needs.

For those searching for that thoughtful gift, wedding present or home decor, byvonne, Daisy Lane Gifts, and The Elephant Shop are treasure troves. Explore an array of unique, artisanal, handmade, or handpicked items that add a touch of personality to your living space. Discover exquisite candles and diffusers, decorative glass, wine glasses, dinnerware, crystals, minerals, fossils, gemstone jewellery, decorative homewares, books, and personal care products.

Indulge your taste buds with the abundance of local produce and gourmet treats throughout the village. From delicious coffee and freshly baked pastries at local cafes to award-winning wines, gins, vodkas and liqueurs available at The Garden Cellars and Small Mouth Vodka, you get to sample and savour the flavours of the region and take home a taste of the Hunter Valley to share with loved ones.

A selection from The Garden Cellars.

The village also boasts a range of specialty stores that cater to specific interests such as the very unique Hunter Valley Christmas Shop, where it is Christmas every day of the year; KissOfire with its delicious range of handmade liqueurs; The British Lolly Shop with all your old favourites and the largest range of imported English confectionary; Peppers Creek Antiques where you will find an exquisite collection of spectacular jewellery, stylish watches, exceptional giftware and homewares and Hunter Valley Toy Chest where you are guaranteed to find the perfect birthday or Christmas present and a range of items to inspire and educate all.

Hungry? Take the time for a delicious breakfast or lunch at any of the popular eateries in the village, including Taste of the Country and Eden Grounds – both serving up hearty country-sized meals. Alternatively, indulge in a selection of delicious French desserts, cakes, pastries and savouries made from scratch at Gigi & Chix Bonbon French Patisserie.

Local favourite The Cellar Restaurant offers modern contemporary inspired cuisine in elegant yet relaxed surroundings. It is perfect for dining al fresco on a warm day or dining by the fire inside on a cool evening.

And finally, when you are all shopped out, take some time to pamper yourself at Jolie Hair Makeup Beauty - a full-service salon for a cut, colour or hair styling or unwind with a pampering beauty treatment.

Australian Alpaca Barn. Image Source: Australian Alpaca Barn Facebook.

Hunter Valley Gardens Shopping Village is more than a shopper's paradise; it’s an enchanting experience amidst the beauty of the Hunter Valley. Whether you're seeking fashion, homewares, art, souvenirs, gourmet delights, a special gift, health, or speciality items, the village provides a diverse range of shops to explore. Each store offers a unique experience, reflecting the region's distinct charm and showcasing the talents of local artisans and creators.



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