English Vocabulary: Types of Shops

Talking About Types of Shops in English


1. bakery – a place where bread and cakes are baked, or a shop where they are sold

2. barber – a shop where men can have their hair cut

3. café – a small restaurant where you can buy drinks and simple meals

4. market – a time when people buy and sell goods, food, … or the place, usually outside or in a large building, where this happens

5. bookshop – a shop that sells books

6. candy shop – a happy place where innocent little children go to buy candy

7. clothes shop – a shop selling clothes

8. pawn shop – a pawnbroker’s shop

9. boutique – a small shop that sells fashionable clothes or other objects

10. computer shop – a store that sells computers to the small businessperson or personal user

11. butcher’s – a shop where you can buy meat

12. DVD rental – a physical retail business that rents home videos such as movies, …

13. mall – a large area where there are a lot of shops, usually a covered area where cars are not allowed

14. delicatessen – a shop that sells high quality cheeses, salads, cooked meats, …

15. grocery - a retail store that primarily sells food

16. greengrocer's - a shop where fresh fruit and vegetables are sold.

17. hardware store - a place to buy household hardware

18. music shop - a retail business that sells musical instruments and related equipment and accessories

19. fish & chips shop - a form of restaurant that specialises in selling fish and chips

20. newsagent's - a business that sells newspapers, magazines, cigarettes, snacks and often items of local interest

21. jewellery store -  a retail business establishment, that specializes in selling jewellery and watches

22. restaurant - a place where you can buy and eat a meal

23. fishmonger's - a shop that sells fish

24. gift shop - a shop that sells small things that are suitable for giving as presents

25. toy shop - a retail business specializing in selling toys

26. supermarket - a very large shop that sells food, drinks, and things that people need regularly in their homes

27. pet shop -  a retail business which sells different kinds of animals to the public

28. shoe shop - a type of retailer that specializes in selling shoes

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