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Shop Local | Our Favourite Uptown Waterloo Businesses

Shop Local | Our Favourite Uptown Waterloo Businesses

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Now, more than ever, it’s a great idea to support local businesses in Kitchener-Waterloo. Here are some of our favourite businesses in Uptown Waterloo.

Wordsworth Books

96 King St. S, Waterloo

Shop online or instore for all your favourite books and new releases. Words Worth Books has been an Uptown stable since 1984. Beyond books, you can find magazines, notebooks and stationery, gifts for the bookworms in your life and more! They pride themselves on being about to obtain the “hard-to-find” and the “out-of-print”.


42 King St. S, Waterloo

This local shop carries apparel, jewellery, cards, pillows and more. Find unique designs for you or the special people in your life. This is a great local business to support because they make responsible choices – small batch production and non toxic apparel printing.

The Truth Beauty Company

46 King Street North, Waterloo (Lower Level)

Visit The Truth Beauty Company in the lower level of the Princess Twin Cinema. You’ll find so many great beauty products without harmful chemicals or toxins. Pick up some great health and beauty products for gifts (and a few things for yourself!).

The Waters Spa

75 King St. S. (Willis Way), Waterloo

Nestled right in Uptown is a relaxing urban spa retreat. It’s a super convenient location with great services and friendly staff. Go for an amazing massage. It’s also great for spa parties with the girls!

Mark Nunes

191 King St S. Suite 107, Waterloo

Mark Nunes is a clothier and tailer located under the Bauer Lofts. It’s a great spot for quality garments and stellar service.


150 Caroline St. S, Waterloo

If you haven’t been, you’re missing out on fine, fresh foods. Vincenzo’s has an amazing selection of gourmet foods, ready-made dishes and so so so much more. It’s great if you’re looking for something specific, or just want to browse around and let your culinary senses be inspired.

Uptown Pubs & More

Uptown Waterloo has a great selection of pubs and more for beer lovers. Innovation and a love of the craft have brought lots of selection to Waterloo.

21 Fir

100 King St. S, Waterloo

Abe Erb Brewing Company

15 King St. S, Unit 2B, Waterloo

Barley Works

59 King St. N, Upper Level, Waterloo

Beertown Public House

75 King St. S, Unit 37, Waterloo

Duke of Wellington

33 Erb St. W, Lower Level, Waterloo

Ethel’s Lounge

114 King St. N, Waterloo

McCabe’s Waterloo

44 King St. S, Waterloo

Prohibition Warehouse

56 King St. N, Waterloo

The Pub On King

77 King St. N, Waterloo

White Rabbit Public House

47 King St. N, Waterloo