Shopping & eating locally in Graz

A few new places to find locally produced food and made-in-Austria products in Graz, plus an on-line Austrian shop offering same day delivery. Genuss Ab Hof have opened a small pop up shop at the bottom of the Schlossberg (Schlossberg 2) selling fresh local farm products and wine. Open Monday – Friday 9 am – […]

Baumgartner am Paulustor – Garden store

A mini oasis in the middle of the city! The upscale garden store Baumgartner am Paulustor has recently opened in the historic Palais Wildenstein at Paulustorgasse 8 (close to Karmeliterplatz). Full of stylish garden accessories, household wares, decorative items, plant pots and lots more. A pretty courtyard filled with flowers and plants also offers a […]

Shop Local: Maghony Wilson Bikes & Bags

The former owners of Cafe Cultural Exchange have opened a stylish new bike shop & cafe at Körösistrasse 1 (corner of Keplerbrücke) Maghony Bikes & Bags is a full service shop, specialising in custom made vintage bikes, spare parts, service and repairs. Plus they have their own handmade canvas bike bags. Made to last a […]

Silvia’s Cornershop – British groceries

Fans of Silvia’s Cornershop (previously at Schillerplatz) will be pleased to hear she has reopened again near the Karl Franzens university and close to the Stadtpark at Harrachgasse 12. Alongside her Austrian regional products and organic produce from their Biohof, Silvia has a nice range of British products, including baked beans, biscuits (custard creams, hobnobs, […]

Die Manufaktur – sustainable textiles

Die Manukatur is a workshop in Gries with a great social purpose. They focus on helping people who are having a hard time entering the workplace and train them on traditional handicrafts, furniture restoration, monument preservation and textile repairs. They also have a small store where you can buy their handmade textiles and upcycled products. A […]

Where to buy a cake in Graz

For special occasions and birthdays it’s nice to have a cake specially made. Here are some options where you can order a cake or have one custom made (remember to order a week or more in advance if possible). Further down I have some recommendations for store brought cakes when you need a emergency one […]

Local Artist – Katcha

As part of my local shopping guide, I would like to introduce you to some of my favourite artists & shops in Graz. Katcha Bilek is an award winning designer and a fabulously cool person. She has worn many hats and previously lived in an old fire engine in Spain, creating upcycled art installations for […]

Local Artist – Tamzin

As part of my local shopping guide, I would like to introduce you to some of my favourite artists & shops in Graz. Today I would like you to meet the delightful pattern designer Tamzin Merivale! Originally from Ireland, Tamzin recently moved from Florence to settle in Graz. Her love of doodling led to the […]

Local Artist – Sarah Löcker

As part of my local shopping guide, I would like to introduce you to some of my favourite artists & shops in Graz. Today is the American artist Sarah Löcker and her wonderful Christmas gift ideas. Personalized mini house paintings – a great gift idea for people that are impossible to buy for! Just send […]