Looking for a day out to treat yourself? Make it Belfast. You’ll be spoilt for choice with Belfast’s luxury stores, high street favourites and unique, independent boutiques. After a day of retail therapy, savour the flavours of Belfast’s food scene and drink in the hospitality of its many pubs and bars.
Check out our guide to shopping, eating and drinking in the city below to help you make the most of your day in Belfast.
Find the most up-to-date styles for all the family at the huge range of high street and independent shops in Belfast’s best-loved shopping centre, CastleCourt, including Debenhams, Dorothy Perkins, Miss Selfridge, New Look, Schuh Kids and many more.
Visit Victoria Square for over 70 fabulous stores and restaurants suitable for the whole family. Anchored by the House of Fraser department store, Victoria Square features four levels of luxury brands, high street shops and restaurants. For a day you don’t want to end, catch a movie at the Odeon Cinema or discover panoramic views across the city from the iconic dome.
St George’s Market
At the weekends, browse the stalls at St George’s Market and feast your eyes on the finest fresh produce and local crafts. Established in 1604 it is one of the oldest attractions in Belfast. The market runs until 3pm on Saturdays and 4pm on Sundays.
Independent and Family-Run Shops
Find something different in the city’s independent shops. Sports fans can get kitted out at SS Moore Sports on Chichester Street, whilst fashionistas can find quirky dresses at Liberty Blue on Lombard Street. Or, find a style cut from a different cloth at Suitor Brothers Tailoring on Upper Arthur Street.