99, avenue JF. Kennedy , Merignac, FR, 33 700
- Phone: (33) 5 56 55 9366
- Fax: (33) 5 56 34 1776
A favorite among role-play fans, this shop has everything you could possibly imagine to do with games to act out with figures, cards to swap, books and novels in which you are the hero, cards to collect as well as T-shirts and posters. You can also explore the numerous comics, video games and other exciting things at your leisure. A whole world of play acting is united under one small roof to enrapture those who like to turn themselves into vampires, dwarfs, or knights at the throw of the dice. Come, rediscover your childhood! Check the website for more details.
Contemporary, hip, but also playful and unexpected, Histoire d'Hommes shop is a goldmine of humorous and original gift ideas. Fiber-optic lamps and cartoon character chessboards, unconventional seats and alarm clocks in every color, as well as some really "out-there" ideas to decorate your apartment are among the interesting things you will find here. This unique collection of items is made by young designers from Paris and London. Trendy decor, bright colors and a techno twist welcome you with a smile.
Jeff de Bruges is a well-known name among the main players in the French confectionery world, and Bordeaux is no stranger to this chocolatier from Belgium. Set in the heart of the Grands Hommes gallery, an elegant shopping arcade in the center of Bordeaux, this attractive little shop invites you to take your pick from the selection of milk and dark chocolates, soft centers of buttercream or gianduja all painstakingly created by skilled chocolatiers. The wonderful boxes of choclates range from a few hundred grams to a whole kilo, making a mouthwateringly wonderful gift or a tantalizing treat for yourself.
Located between Place Pey-Berland and the banks of the Garonne, this art supplies shop has everything for the professional painter and the amateur artist alike. Popular with fine arts students stocking up for study, it is also where many amateur painters come to chat with the owner. Being so well-equipped, this is the kind of shop that allows you to buy exactly what you need down to the precisest size of paint brush or the most unusual shade for your palette. Stocking rucksacks, pencil cases and fountain pens, it's also the ideal place to prepare for going back to school after the holidays.
Entirely pedestrianized and over a kilometer long, this is the busiest shopping street in Bordeaux; it is also one of the town's oldest thoroughfares. In Roman times, it was a major north-south road. Today, it is still important, since it links the Grand Théâtre to the Place de la Victoire. The street has borne the same name since the 18th Century, in honor of the martyr saint whose chapel is located nearby.
Located in an attractive pedestrianized street near the town hall, this boutique offers a warm welcome and a wonderful selection of quality products from the Occitan region of France. Featuring flavors from the southwest and fragrances from the southeast, you can choose from wines from Bordeaux, liqueurs such as Cognac and Armagnac, foie gras, specialty oils and vinegars as well as the entire range of Occitanie beauty products, eaux de toilette, soaps and perfumes. With hundreds of gift ideas for all the family and goodies to adorn your house, you can't help but drop by.
If you are looking for what you need to join a dancing class, this is the shop. You can find it all here, from ballet shoes for dancing on points to tutus, leotards or body-stockings. It is especially useful for children beginning classical ballet who have been recommended by the teacher to buy a particular brand such as Repetto. Excellent advice on specialist sports equipment and you will always find a well-informed assistant to answer your questions.
In some countries or cities buying vegan food is hard, and that is also the case for Bordeaux. One of the few places for vegan groceries is the Grand Marché Bio. It is a large store with a big choice of food for everyday life, body and cosmetic products. The cosmetic section has a large selection of most of the known natural brands. Most of their products are imported from Germany, but sometimes the store runs out of products since it's the only place where these products can be found. Unfortunately, organic groceries are in general quite expensive in France (since these products are imported).
This shop can provide everything you need for team games as well as individual sports, especially winter sports. Hire what you require for skiing for the weekend. The shop also repairs equipment and supplies sportswear for men, women and children. Come December and the shop is full of young people attracted by the dedicated staff who sell surf boards, roller blades and skateboards. The back of the shop has a good stock of shoes but they are slightly more expensive than average.
BD Fugues is a bookstore specialized in comic books (BD is short for Bande dessinée which means comic strip in English). The large collection reaches from French classic comic books like Asterix and Obelix to Japanese Mangas. This is a real must for anybody who likes comics. Beside comics, you will find all important comic characters as figurines and on T-Shirts. In the back of the BD Fugues is a small snack-bar. During the warm period tables are set up in front of the store and you can have a coffee while skimming through the comics. Regularly, book dedications, expositions and other events related to the comic world are organized.
Cinéfolie is the insider tip for film lovers, where they can find their favorite stars. The little store in the heart of Bordeaux offers a large choice of superb film posters which can be ordered online as well. The Cinéfolie offers used and new books about the seventh art, but it basically concentrates on film posters, photographs of film stars and postcards. Incredible treasures are hidden in this amazing place where you feel as if plunged into the fantastic world of cinema. The shopkeeper, a passionate cinema lover, is very competent and friendly. You can really tell that he loves film.
The Comptoirs de Magellan (Magellan's trading post), as the name suggests, is a real treasure trove for exotic goods. The store is a funny labyrinth divided into three floors embedded in an old building. The Comptoirs de Magellan offers Japanese tea cups, a large choice of teas, Asian and Western clothes, cooking and travel books, jewelry, old metal toys, household stuff, a lot of unique toys for children and many other fancy products. Every corner of the store immerses you in a different culture from a different part of the world. This is a nice place to stroll through and discover new things and an excellent place for exceptional and creative gifts.