Shopping in Nob Hill
Whether you’re visiting from the UK or just curious about the nation’s culinary gems, this one’s for you. The British store is filled with sweets, tea and snacks from across the pond – perfect for the expatriate missing the taste of home.
This bookstore is a favourite amongst locals and visitors alike, and focuses specifically on California’s history. Browse the aisles, pick up maps or have a conversation with the knowledgeable staff – you’re sure to learn something new about California’s rich history.
Although there are plenty of designer shopping areas near Nob Hill, they can leave a dent on the wallet. If you have an eye for designer items but aren’t prepared for the hefty price tags, check out ReLove. The store supplies used designer and vintage clothing, with something for every taste. The excellent reviews of this store are a testament to the quality of the items and the thoughtfully curated shop floor.
If you’re searching for a gift for family members back home, then Terrasol is well worth a look. Specialising in perfumed soaps and candles, the shop’s subtle scents are the perfect addition to any home. Take your time to sample the range of scents, but be warned – once you’ve found your favourite, you’ll be coming back for more!
Polk Street is known as one of the best shopping destinations in San Francisco and Picnic on Polk Street offers a spectacular selection of girly goods. From stationary to home accessories and gifts, it is difficult to leave Picnic without something new in hand. Everything here looks like it’s come straight from a Pinterest board – imagine pretty layouts, pastel colours and cutesy wrapping.