Our Christmas shopping guide for Deal

Phoebe Shipton  ·  24th November 2017

As Christmas approaches, the pressure is on to find gifts for the important people in your life. But you don’t have to waste time queuing in traffic going to out of town shopping centres to find great shopping. With a plethora of independent retailers on our doorstep here in Deal, you can shop indie and local. You find lots of unique items for your Christmas shopping this year.


Retro Cook Shop

A great place to shop for the home cooks you know. You’ll find everything in here, from kitchen gadgets, Joseph and Joseph products, cake decorating accessories, colourful tea towels, oven gloves, and every cookie cutter shape you could ever need. There’s lots of gift ideas to be found, travel mugs, coaster sets and plaques for the home. Visit before you make a start on Christmas baking, to stock up on christmas cake cases and all the essentials.


The Beach

The Beach is a real treasure trove of interesting and individual objects for the home and items of furniture. Choose from Christmas ornaments, locally made placemat, coasters, and novelty gift items. There’s also a massive selection of Yankee Candles so you’ll be sure to find your favorite scent.


Urban Chic

Another hidden gem of Deal’s high street. Urban Chic is run by two sisters with an eye for fashion. In amongst the clothes racks you’ll find stylish pieced with cool patterns and embellishments. Theres also mountains of jewellery, rummage through their selection of earrings and you’ll be sure to find a stocking filler for all the women you know.



Smugglers Records

For the music lover in your life, you can’t go wrong with Smugglers. As you’d expect there’s a selection of vinyl you can choose from, if they don’t have the album you want they’ll even order it in for you. Turntables, t shirts, CDs and cassettes are all here too. If you want to stock up on craft beers, their selection from local breweries will see you through till new years.



Will and Yates

New to Deal, Will and Yates sell beautiful wares for the home. You can pick up items like artworks, throws ceramics and candles. Everything is meticulously curated and has a rustic stylishness to it. You can also stock up on Margate based natural skincare brand Haeckels. Pop along and browse through their selection.


Taylor Jones and Son

A beautiful shop to wander around, Taylor Jones have a wonderful little selection of ornaments this year. Shimmering whales, robins and foxes among glittering baubles, grab yours quick before they all get snapped up. In the back room you’ll find a mini gallery, with ever changing collections from local artists. There’s lots to chose from and with each corner brimming with gift inspiration, you’ll have that list ticked off in no time.



Tamarisk Boutique

Tamarisk is home to a range of quality brands like White Stuff and Joules. There’s lots of gift ideas for you in Tamarisk, including organic bamboo socks, hats and scarves and night ware. Tamarisk have their own range of Indian hand printed cotton night shirts, carrying their own label.


Book your stay with us this Christmas and receive 10% off your booking, take a look at the cottages available throughout the season.

About Phoebe Shipton

Having studied Marketing at University of Manchester, Phoebe joined the family business in 2020 as Head of Marketing and Operations. Phoebe is focused on making Keepers Cottages stand out, as well as ensuring the bookings flood in!

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