This luxury shoemakers in Queen’s Arcade has been helping customers find the perfect fit for 60 years. They offer high-end footwear from world-renowned brands including their own handcrafted, traditional Irish brogues made with the highest quality leather.
SS Moore Sport
Established by local hero and 1930s Olympic water polo player Sammy Moore, SS Moore is a real sports shop for real sports people. They stock a wide range of Ulster and Ireland rugby kits as well as a wide range of top high street sports brands. Visit the store on Chichester Street.
Jewellery & Giftware
Steensons is one of Ireland’s leading designers in handcrafted contemporary jewellery, known for crafting their own locally made jewellery and costume pieces used in the HBO TV series Game of Thrones. Find unique jewellery and Game of Thrones inspired pieces in their store on Bedford Street.
Avoca Belfast is beautiful Aladdin’s cave of gifts, toys, home ware, Irish fragrances and soaps. Famous for its Irish, hand woven throws and scarves created on 300 year old handweaving looms in their Mill in Avoca village, County Wicklow, Avoca is Irish family-owned.
Arts & Crafts
Sew ‘n’ Sew
A family run business established in 1985, Sew ‘n’ Sew offers a friendly and welcoming space to browse and shop through their very own Aladdin’s Cave. Selling wools and fabrics like no other in Belfast they are always on hand to offer advice, support and sometimes even a wee cuppa.
Space Craft sells items from the Craft and Design Collective, the largest craft network in Northern Ireland. Find unique art and a range of handmade items in their space in the Fountain Centre, which is also used as an exhibition area.
Born & Bred
Visit Born & Bred on Ann Street, a unique treasure trove of local handmade products. With three floors of the best in creative Irish talent, you can browse arts, crafts, gifts and homeware and artists at work in the open plan makers’ studios.
UNIQUE Art & Design Shop
UNIQUE showcases the work of Ulster University students in a commercial environment. Visitors can view and purchase bespoke pieces, from an array of art and design disciplines including painting, photography, ceramics, sculpture, jewellery, fashion, graphic design, illustration, printmaking, textiles and fine art, that have been crafted by talented students and alumni.
Learning Space at the Fountain Centre is a wonderland for little ones. Find toys, games, puzzles and books; plus sensory items, educational tools and toys for children with special needs. There’s also an interactive zone where children can play and trial products.
Food & Drinks
Established in 1897 Sawers on College Street is Northern Ireland’s oldest deli. It holds a charming heritage, but most importantly, an extensive range of delicious food items, such as charcuterie meats, cheese, preserves, olives and oils.
Direct Wine Shipments
Direct Wine Shipments is a dynamic, family-owned, independent wine merchant located in Corporation Square. They pride themselves on their award-winning range of high quality wines and great customer service, with food and wine pairing advice.
St George's Market
Dating back to 1604, St George’s Market is one of Belfast’s oldest attractions and one of the best markets in the UK and Ireland. Each weekend the market is full of local and independent retailers, selling everything from antiques, art and crafts to clothing, jewellery, baked goods and hot food.
Matchetts Music is a family run business that was established in 1936 and has been in the heart of the city ever since. Within each of its two spacious shops you will find an abundance of musical instruments, accessories, song books and gifts to choose from.
On the Square Emporium
Explore a myriad of antique furniture, vintage items, industrial salvage, bric-a-brac, decorative furnishings and much more inside this huge warehouse just beside Belfast’s Titanic Quarter. On the Square Emporium is owned by a husband and wife team with a passion for upcycling and all things antique.
Getting to Belfast
Car Parking in Belfast
Secure car parking is available across Belfast. See our guide to car parks in the city or leave the car at home and opt for Translink's public transport options
The Ultimate Belfast Shopping Guide
With two huge shopping hubs brimming with high street stores alongside many quirkier offerings, Belfast is a hive of activity for the busy shopper.
Northern Ireland has three airports, sea crossings from England and Scotland, and a direct rail link from Dublin.