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Add Podarok to your Itinerary

Outside of Podarok shop in Cambridge


12 Benet Street


Tel: 01223 314411

Previously known as Arcadia, Podarok has been revitalised with fun and quirky new products whilst keeping its signature lines, like their ever popular lamp shades from Lush Designs. The Lush Designs range includes the striking Fox & Cubs lampshade right through to the subtle Stars and Flowers lampshade, these lampshades are truly unique, like lit works of art. They also stock shades, tea-towels, mugs and homeware from lots of small individual designers too.

As well as new pretties and gifts they have also introduced a rather lovely bear as their very own mascot, who smiles down from the sign above the shop as well as online. Look out for the bear appearing on new products soon!

Bringing the business forward and into the future, you will now find Podarok on Facebook and Twitter and, most excitingly, they have an online shop at You can now browse and order from the entire range of fun and quirky products from wherever you are. They are continually adding to their online range (, and they are always happy to do special orders with suppliers where possible.


The most popular products include the retro Vida Vida and Scaramanga leather bags, which come in a wide range of useful sizes, from small hand bags to large messenger bags, perfect for laptops and netbooks. Many of products are handmade in Cambridge including the lovely scarves, ties and leather accessories from Stabo (many customers come in to the shop searching for the perfect gift for a man, and these really fit the bill!). Also popular are the ever widening range of unique and quirky gifts such as a solar-powered waving Queen and origami post it notes.


They also have a wide range of jewellery from simple elegant pieces to something a bit different. They stock a wide range of Alex Monroe pieces, justifiably popular due to their intricate designs, and this year they have introduced a range from Michael Michaud, who has proved to be super popular!


Podarok specialises in fun and individual gifts and they are positive that they can find a gift for even the most difficult person to buy for! The staff at Podarok prize themselves on good customer service and in the last year they have even won awards on it! If you need them at all you can contact them on Facebook (Podarok Shop), Twitter (@PodarokShop), email ( or good old phone (01223 314411).


Opening Times

Opening Times 2020 (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* Closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Please call nearer Christmas time to enquire about the closing times which vary from year to year. Or visit our website to find the most recent information:

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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