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Hidden Gems

Chippenham offers a range of excellent retailers, businesses and food and drink outlets. We have a variety of independents to big brand names, but are you aware of some of the hidden gems we have to offer? If you know of any hidden gems in Chippenham then let us know in the form below.



Paprika is an award winning independent gift shop based here in Chippenham, voted best gift shop in Wiltshire in 2018. Aiming to provide the widest possible choice of quality items that you wouldn’t find together anywhere else, Paprika offers a fabulous selection of gifts including jewellery, accessories and homewares so all you have to do is choose. Their ranges are constantly changing so you will always find something new and exciting to treat yourself and your family and friends.

Floral Culture

Floral Culture is a long established bespoke florist in the heart of Chippenham. Owner Sarah draws on her artistic background and training for inspiration to create beautiful floral arrangements and bouquets for all occasions. The team at Floral Culture only use the freshest seasonal blooms and foliage to create bespoke arrangements tailored to your individual taste, beautifully wrapped in biodegradable cellophane and finished with a bow. They are then available for collection from the shop or local delivery can be arranged.

Natalie Howson with Beauty For Everyone 

Natalie Howson with Beauty For Everyone is located in a beautiful town house, close to the center of Chippenham. With a personalised, warm approach to ensure your needs and expectations are met, whatever your beauty requirements are, Natalie Howson and her team will help you discover the ultimate in beauty treatments, usually only found in the big cities.

Established over 37 years.

The Prince of Wales Micropub



The Prince of Wales Micropub is a new local independent enterprise which opened in Chippenham October 2018. Serving real ale, craft keg/key keg, real cider, a couple of wines plus a small selection of quality spirits from local/UK producers. You can also snack on traditional bar snacks including pork pies and scotch eggs from local family butcher Toby Haynes of Corsham.

A dog friendly establishment where your four legged friend will be warmly welcomed.


Outfit78 is a designer menswear shop located in Emery Gate, Chippenham -  selling LUKE1977, LYLE&SCOTT, GYM KING, SIK SILK, 11DEGREES, BEE INSPIRED, NICCE LONDON, MISH MASH and more. Run by husband and wife team Aaron and Gemma, customer service here is absolutely top notch!


Scoffs is a large sunny independent café situated over 2 floors. Established by Emma, the café offers a wide range of food (to either eat in or take away),  a welcoming atmosphere, and great customer service which sees the café’s regulars very quickly become friends. Emma and her team have been making real strides when it comes to becoming more sustainable, making the switch to paper straws and compostable cups, they also do lots of recycling to support Wiltshire Air Ambulance.

Thai Taste Restaurant  


Whether you are looking for a romantic meal for two, a night out with your friends, or a company event, Thai Taste is the ideal venue. The unique setting, tucked away in a quiet courtyard brings a flavour of Thailand to Chippenham. As soon as you step inside, the warm and spicy aromas will transport you to an altogether more relaxing place. Yuphin and her friendly staff are waiting to welcome you! 


Cousin Norman's 

Escape the norm at Cousin Norman's! This truly is a hidden gem located at the top of new road, Chippenham. What was once the 'New Road Goodness Emporium' is now a world of eco-friendly merch, green products and vegan delights!
Cousin Norman's is also home to 'Nourishers' delhi - where you can purchase a fresh variety of salads and sandwiches in their grab and go fridge! You can also order online on here and pick up next day in store!

Lisa Lloyd has been working in the world of art and antiques for thirty years, including sixteen as an auctioneer and director of Rosebery's in London. In 2005 she moved with her family to South West France to restore a 17th Century Chateau from where she hosted art and antiques holidays. After returning to the U.K. in 2012, Lisa launched Hand of Glory Antiques online, offering an eclectic mix of antiques, objects the words of John Tradescant; 'anything strang.'
Now in 2019 - Lisa has open Hand of Glory Antiques shop at the top of the Market Place next to St. Andrews Church. Step into a world of vintage paradise and take a look inside!


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