8 great places to do your holiday shopping in Ottawa

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Ottawa has no shortage of great local businesses to shop at, especially in the Westboro Village and Hintonburg neighbourhoods (though, we may be a little biased)!

Whether you're shopping for others or yourself (don't worry, we won't judge), here are some great Westboro and Hintonburg businesses to get something for everyone on your list!

Pokoloko x Cloud Forest Coffee (Discover Local Partner)

Pokoloko x Cloud Forest Coffee on Richmond Road is a great place to get something special and cozy for someone in your life. We're a fan Cloud Forest Coffee's Golden Roast, and we love Pokoloko's Fisherman Hat, which is made of 100% pure alpaca!

Must Boutique

For the fashionista in your life, Must Boutique offers endless European styles and friendly service options. We particularly love their gorgeous accessories.

Flamingo Boutique (Discover Local Partner)

When you go into Flamingo Boutique, you're bound to walk out with a gift you wouldn't have found anywhere else.

They carry everything from clothing, housewares, beauty products, sassy stationery, and more!

Tinseltown Christmas Emporium

It doesn't get more festive than this.

Tinseltown Christmas Emporium in Hintonburg is a year-round Christmas boutique! From bejewelled life-sized reindeer to German imported blown glass ornaments, this shop has a wide selection of unique, nostalgic and traditional Christmas decor. So if your looking for Christmas-themed gifts, look no further.

Hair Fellas (Discover Local Partner)

For the gentleman who loves to keep groomed, a gift card for Hair Fellas Barbershop would make the perfect gift or stocking stuffer!

MastersNDogs (Discover Local Partner)

For the furry members of the family, MastersNDogs has you covered.

From cute outfits for your dog to toys for your cat, our favourite neighbourhood pet store will have something for all the family pets!

West End Kids

If you got kids on your shopping list, you need to check out West End Kids. The business has been a staple in Westboro Village for over 26 years, and there's a reason why it's so well-loved! They carry a variety of brands of shoes and clothing for all the kiddos on your list.

Natural Food Pantry (Discover Local Partner)

Natural Food Pantry is a fantastic place to check out for those on your list who love natural products, especially for stocking stuffers! They carry a wide range of products from food and snacks to health and beauty. They're also one of our newest tenants at Westboro Connection!


Some of the businesses featured in this are Westboro Connection Discover Local partners. Discover Local is an exclusive program to familiarize Westboro Connection residents, with the neighbourhood and the many local businesses and services. It's all about revealing what makes Westboro Village so vibrant, inspiring and livable. From cafes and restaurants to retailers, gyms and beyond, we invite you to discover local. There's a whole neighbourhood waiting to be discovered!

Looking to make Westboro your new home? Westboro Connection offers you a home in the heart of the community. It’s a mixed-use community that includes modern rental apartments, quality office space, a great mix of service-oriented retailers like Bridgehead coffee, and Farm Boy grocery. Westboro Connection apartments are smartly designed to enrich your life, free up your time, and help you connect with the people and places that matter most to you.

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