WHERE TO EAT

Restaurants, Cafes,
Tea Rooms, Bars

HOW TO GET HERE

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Charters and Luggage

ISLAND LIFE

Life on Sark, meet
the locals

THINGS TO DO

Something for everyone
throughout the year

Shopping

 

Welcome to our Shopping on Sark page. From magnets to food shop delivery days this page will help you find what you want on Sark before you even get here! If you can’t find a shop or product you are looking for please contact the Visitor Centre +44 (0) 1481 832345 or email office@sark.co.uk

For opening times out of our summer season please contact the establishments directly.

 

Sark sign posts

The Avenue

Click on the headings to take you directly to that section or scroll through our full listing

 

Craft & Souvenir Shops

Galleries

Food Shops

History and Heritage

Cycle Hire… see Sark by bike!

Fishing Tackle Hire

Health & Beauty

 

 

 

 

Craft & Souvenir Shops

 

Aladdin’s Cave 01481 832265 penny@aladdinscave.sark.gg

A treasure trove of gifts and souvenirs, situated on the Mermaid Lane.

Open most days in high season 10am – 4pm

Avenue Gifts 01481 832049 saca@cwgsy.net

Situated centrally on The Avenue, selling magnets, hats, shoes – crocs, wet suits, Caragh’s Sark Chocolates and much, much more

Open Monday to Saturday 9 -5:30pm & Sunday 9 – 5pm

 

Caragh’s Chocolates 01481 832703 chocolates@sark.net  

In addition to the tea garden, Caragh’s Chocolates sells a wide range of hand-made chocolates such as ganaches, truffles, pralines and manons. You won’t be able to resist the rich fresh local Sark Cream combined with the purest, most delicious chocolate.

Open Monday to Sunday 10am – 5pm

 

Gallery Stores 01481 832078 chris@gallerystores.co.uk 

Everything for your home, garden and office as well as mobile phones, phone top ups and fuel. Also home to our Sark Post Office.

Open Monday to Saturday 8:30am – 5:30pm & Sunday 10 – 1pm

 

Little Shop

Open Daily, situated on the Avenue. Sells all things Sark; magnets, flags, plates, mugs, postcards and more

Open daily 10am – 2pm

 

Lorraine’s Pottery 01481 832624 lorraine.nicolle@cwgsy.net

Located on the West end of the Avenue. Behind the Avenue Workshop. Lorraine specialises in thrown pieces, mostly tableware, and works with stoneware clay and glazes. She also makes her own beautiful silver jewellery.

Open Monday to Saturday 10am – 5pm Closed Sundays

 

Old Stable Gift Shop at Stocks Hotel 01481 832001 reservations@stockshotel.com  

‘ Why not visit the old stable shop – a treasure trove of quality Sark produce and hand-made gifts. Unique decorations, Sark cards, photos and pictures. Clothes, candles, locally made jewellery and cosmetics, games, wines and liqueurs’

Open every day 11am – 4pm (outside these hours please call Stocks Reception on the number above)

 

Old Station Gift Shop 01481 832855 bobparsons@cwgsy.net

Offering a great selection of souvenirs, gifts, holiday essentials and pocket-money toys. We stock lots of specially designed souvenirs, plus photo magnets of all the carriages with their horse and driver.

Monday to Saturday 10:30am – 5:30pm & Sundays 11am – 4pm

 

Post Office 01481 832005

There are no Sark stamps so each letter is franked by hand. Sark Post Office is also the official Bureau de Change on the Island.

Open Monday to Saturday 8:30am – 5:30pm & Closed Sundays

 

Sark Glass Take 2 01481 832507 katie.hamon@cwgsy.net

Local and British contemporary hand crafted items, mixed media and pictures.

5:30pm Closed Sundays Will open outside these hours on request, please call this number to arrange 07781 112361

 

Sark Silver Shop 07781 128629 silksilver@cwgsy.net www.sarksilver.com

Hand crafted silver and rainbow glass jewellery designed and made in our studios on the magical Island of Sark.

Open Monday – Saturday 9am – 5:15pm & Sundays 9am – 4:30pm

 

Sark Visitor Centre 01481 832345 email office@sark.co.uk  website www.sark.co.uk  
The Island’s official information office, helping with all aspects of planning your holiday or day trip to Sark. We are also handle lost & found, the hiring of mobility scooters, comments and complaints, booking guided walks, boat trips and much more. Find us at the west end of the Avenue, take the left hand folk after the Post Office. We are next to the Sark Prison!

Open Monday to Saturday 9am – 5pm in peak season & Sundays 11am – 1pm

 

Vine Cottage 01481 832573

Small shop offering a huge variety of items and gifts including named brands: Cath Kidson, Hunter, Viking, John Deere, John Lewis and more. Also kitchen and household products, stationery and wet & dry clothing gear.

Open Monday to Saturday 10:30am – 5:30pm

 

Galleries

 

Maison Rouge Art Gallery & B&B 01481 832418 rosie.guille@hotmail.com  www.sarkpaintings.com  

Situated on the north-west of Sark, La Maison Rouge gallery exhibits local artist Rosanne Guille’s MA(RCA) latest sketches, books (Art for the Love of Sark), cards, prints and original water color paintings of Sark which can also be seen on her website http://sarkpaintings.com/

No set opening times – Viewing by appointmentonly. Phone Rosanne on 07781 122385 to schedule a viewing

 

L’Espace Gallery 01481 832740

Artist’s Gallery situated the road to La Coupee. Original artwork, prints, postcards, tea towels and gifts.

Open every day, no set times. Please call the number above if a specific opening time is needed.

 

RO Smith Gallery 07781 460931
Currently closed for refurbishment. However photo prints, cards and post cards are available to purchase at the Sark Visitor Centre.

 

William Toplis room at The Island Hall 01481 832666
On display here are life size reproductions of three of Toplis’ most famous paintings; the Venus Pool, The Fern Cave and the Fairy Grotto. Also on display are framed examples from the ‘Book of Sark’ and under glass the Sark owned copy of the Centenary edition of the ‘Book of Sark’.

The Island Hall is open 10am – 10pm Monday to Saturday & Sunday 10am – 4pm sometimes the room is booked for private function please call the number above to check viewing availability

 

Food Shops

 

Boulangerie
Lovely bakery on The Avenue. Serving up fabulous takeaway coffees and freshly baked handmade goods such as bread, fruit tarts, chocolate torts, sausage rolls, flavored meringues, pain au chocolat.
Open daily 7am – 4pm

 

Food Stop 01481 832660 or email foodstop.sark@cwgsy.net  

All of the essentials and more. Cash back up to £50 is available at Foodstop when you spend more than £5 in one transaction (Debit/Visa only). They will deliver orders on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Open Monday to Saturday 7:45 am till 6.30 pm Sundays 9 am till 5 pm

 

Avenue Stores and Newspapers 01481 832028 avenuestoresandnews@gmail.com

Situated on The Avenue, they have has everything from the bare essentials (milk, bread & eggs) to homemade chutneys and preserves by Sark Larder. Also on sale are fresh veg, meat, newspapers and magazines. Deliveries available on Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays

Open Monday to Saturday 8am – 6:30pm & Sundays 9am – 5:30pm

 

Mon Plaisir 01481 832600 home.deliveries@monplaisirstores.sark.gg

Grocery shop situated opposite the Methodist Chapel. They sells a variety of food and household products including freshly caught mackerel, lobsters and other fish. They will deliver most days except Sunday. Cash back available when spending more than £5 in one transaction.

Open Monday to Saturday 9am – 5pm & Closed Sundays

 

History and Heritage

 

Occupation Museum

A privately owned museum showcasing Sark’s Heritage and Occupation during World War II. It is situated on the West side of the Island, past the HSBC Bank.

Open most days during the summer, no set opening times (usually weather dependent)

 

La Société Sercquaise email only info@socsercq.sark.gg  or leave a message for them at Sark Visitor Centre on 01481 832345

Founded in 1975 to study, preserve and enhance Sark’s natural and environmental heritage. Regular exhibitions, free wi-fi and numerous text books on different aspects of Sark’s history.

Open Monday to Friday 11am -1pm & Closed Saturday and Sunday. Outside these hours please request an appointment to view, see contact details above.

 

Cycle Hire… see Sark by bike!

 

Avenue Cycles 01481 832102 avenue.cycle.hire@cwgsy.net website www.avenuecyclessark.co.uk

Established for over 20 years. Avenue Cycles has a large fleet of adults’ and children’s cycles and a limited number of tandems, trikes, tag-a-longs, child trailers and child seats during the peak holiday season. It is highly advisable to pre-book these to avoid disappointment.

Open Monday to Saturday 8:30am – 6pm & Sundays 10am – 12.30pm & 3.30pm – 5pm

 

A to B Cycles 01481 832844 bookings@atobcycles.com website www.atobcycles.com

A to B Cycles offer flexible hire periods, value for money and friendly service. We have a selection of both mountain bikes and standard cycles.

Open Mon, Wed & Sat 9am – 6pm Tues & Thur 10am – 6pm Fri 9am – 6:15pm Sundays 10:30am – 1:30pm

 

Sark Cycles 07781 454375

See Sark by bike! No booking necessary. Conveniently located at the top of Harbour Hill. Turn Left after the Bel Air Inn.

No set opening times, please call Pam on the number above to arrange to pick up your bicycles.

 

Fishing Tackle Hire

 

La Grange 01481 832273

For all your fishing needs, visit La Grange House on The Avenue, next to Food Stop. Everything from advice on where to cast off to bait and which fish to find.

Call the number above to arrange hire

 

Harbour Café 01481 832396

Not only selling homemade cakes and goodies to eat, you can also buy fishing equipment including rods, line, nets & bait!

Open daily from first boat to last boat

 

Health & Beauty

 

Vanessa’s Hair & Beauty Salon 01481 832864

Located on the Avenue. A professional and friendly locally owned hairdressers & beauty salon. The perfect place to be pampered while on holiday: full colour, re-style, highlights, lowlights, facial, manicure, pedicure and more. Also available for weddings & special occasions.

Open various times throughout the week, to book an appointment or enquire please call on the number above

 

Venus Room at Stocks Hotel 01481 832001 reservations@stockshotel.com website www.stockshotelsark.com

Relaxing body massage, relaxing face massage, tension release back massage, stimulating leg massage, reflexology foot massage, and many more… Please follow this link for a full list of available treatments.

Opening times vary by appointments, please contact Stocks Hotel for more information or to book