The festive season is just around the corner. Sinterklaasavond (a Dutch celebration for kids) and Christmas eve are only a couple of weeks ahead and everybody’s getting ready to have family gatherings full of gifts.. Oh boy, the stress! Thankfully you can find many cosy giftshops in Utrecht where you can get everything you need.

If you are in in Utrecht, be sure to check this guide! We’ve selected 8 wonderful gif shops in Utrecht where you can shop the perfect gift.

Paperbird Conceptstore, Oudkerkhof 40

If you are looking for various accessories and clothing, this is the place you should go to. They have a lot of glittery fashion items, which will be perfect for Christmas and New Year’s Eve. There are also many beauty products and home decorations for sale. Run by two boss ladies, this concept store deserves a mention in the best giftshops in Utrecht.

Paperbird Concept store
Fashion and accessories at Paperbird

Pracht, Oudegracht 133

Pracht is a little jewellery shop at a corner at the busy Oudegracht. You can find various jewellery, bags and accessories there in different price ranges.

Pracht, Giftshops in Utrecht

Atelier Ohlala, Kintgenshaven 1A

This hidden shop is close to the cozy Neude. The shop is very mini, but they have a nice assortment varying from golden rings to cute coffee cups and baby goodies.

Ready for the festive season, Atelier Oelala

In the search of books and coffee? Check out this book hotspot!

It’s a Present, Lijnmarkt 16

If you go to It’s a Present, you will be sure to buy something. The store has so many things and you will probably buy something that you didn’t think you would ever need. Choose from a variety of cacti, (animal) coffee cups, postcards and many other knick knacks.


Just in time for the holidays!

Keck & Lisa, Zadelstraat 38

Keck & Lisa is the place if you need anything for the kitchen or just a fun gift for your friends. It’s full of wanna-haves and you can walk around here for hours. The whole store is fully stuffed with amazing gifts and tools. It will be hard to leave this store empty handed!


WAAR, Lijnmarkt 21

WAAR has a wide range of sustainable goodies. You can buy fairtrade food and drinks, but also special soap, candles, beauty products and home decorations.


All the Luck in the World, Zadelstraat 15

This store made it to our list of Coolest Concept Stores in Amsterdam so it’s a must visit if you are looking for giftstores in Utrecht. Another nice and cozy shop is All the Luck in the World. They sell many jewellery items, but also cute home accessories and postcards plus you can grab a nice coffee while you’re at it!

Coolest concept stores in Amsterdam

Winkel vol Winkeltjes, Amsterdamsestraatweg 271

Not located in the city centre but nevertheless a wonderful gift shop in Utrecht! Why? In the first place because they sell our book Off the Beaten Track 😉 but also because this store allows locals to sell their goods here. Therefore, you can find all sorts of gifts from books, to cards, plants, sustainable goods and much more. It’s like walking into a modern museum full of I-want-to-have-it-stuff.

So what are you waiting for, get yourself some gifts right in time for the holidays!



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  • Amber
    Posted at 14:10h, 28 November Reply

    Mooi artikel Merel!! Nu weet ik waar ik naar toe moet voor mijn kerstinkopen in Utrecht!

  • Hanneke
    Posted at 19:37h, 28 November Reply

    Heel goed artikel voor mijn inburgering in Utrecht!

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