Quarter Square is one of those shops that not only satisfy your hunger for elegant lifestyle products but also some freshly brewed coffee. Here the art of design meets the pleasure of having a good cup of coffee. This elegant coffee shop makes its own coffee blends, giving you an unmatched experience. The atmosphere over here depicts class and sophistication, and creativity, that is brimming through the vast collection of designs. Head to Quarter Square because it is not just a coffee shop, it is much more.
The award winning Lord Stow's Bakery is a local favorite and celebrated by Japanese tourists. Though small, this neighborhood bakery boasts a wide selection of cakes, breads and pastries. On the "worth trying" list is their healthy egg white cake loaf, Portuguese-style egg tart and mud cake. The open-fronted bakery, featuring a floor tiled with small green mosaic tiles, also makes customized foods upon request. Not particularly expensive and definitely worth a try.
Located within the luxurious Macau Four Seasons is this lavish shopping mall, which aims to have the best of the best. Over 160 luxury brands reside here and to top off the luxurious experience, shoppers can select personal shopping and limousine services. Luxury brands represented here include Bottega Veneta, Louis Vuitton and Chanel; there are also several high-end furniture and accessory stores to browse through as well. There are limited dining options but visitors can enjoy a glass of champagne to celebrate their purchases at the Moet and Chandon Bar.
Eye-catching tiles make up the floor of the Largo do Senado (Senate Square), which provides the city's focal point and is the start of most people's exploration of Macau. From the central fountain, visitor's glance falls upon stunning colonial architecture, including the imposing Leal Senado, the Santa Casa da Misericordia, and finally Sao Domingos Church. Lanes leading away from the square unveil markets, vibrant streets and rows of gift shops.
Situated between the junctions between Avenida do Almirante Lacerda and Avenida Horta e Costa, Red Market is a historic wet market which was built in 1936 by the legendary architect Julio Roberto Pasto. The market gets its name from the red bricks used to construct the building. The market is a great place to get your hands on some of the freshest and high-quality fish, produce, and meat available in the city.
Located in the One Central Mall, Salvatore Ferragamo is an Italian fashion boutique which stocks footwear, leather products, apparel, perfume and style accessories for men and women. The unique feature of the products that you get here is that they have all been made and imported from Italy, and hence you can be rest assured that whatever you purchase will be of premium quality. They also have separate sections for children's toys, fine jewelry, and watches at their store.
Valentino is one of the most well-known names in international fashion, offering a wide selection of high-end apparel, bags, footwear and fashion accessories for men and women. This is a place where traditional meets contemporary, giving you unique additions to your wardrobe that adds style to your personality. You can also shop by category from their website and get your orders delivered to your doorstep.
The Macau Ferry Terminal is filled with signposts for this Western-style department store, which is no more than a few minutes walk away. Spacious and bright, there is a choice of brand names that include international as well as Asian designers. An array of cosmetics and perfume counters is based on the ground floor, while the first floor is given over almost entirely to men's and children's wear and toys. Further up are household goods, electrical items and a food plaza to stave off those shopping-induced hunger pangs.
For such a small island, Macau is not short of luxury shopping options - the One Central Mall, conveniently linked to the MGM Macau and the Mandarin Oriental, is the original mall - and, many claim, the best. The mall itself is huge - over 200,00 square feet - and it has a wealth of luxury brands within, including Hugo Boss, Celine, Louis Vuitton and Marc Jacobs. There are many excellent dining options and on Fridays and Saturdays, dedicated shoppers can shop until midnight. Check the website for more details.