Belfast is full of specialist and unique shops that are one-of-a-kind. Prepare to be inspired by Belfast’s diverse creativity. Browse beautifully handcrafted gifts, jewellery, and artwork and pick-up a unique gift for yourself or someone special.
Craft NI Gallery
Craft NI Gallery shows locally made craft, applied art and design from more than fifty contemporary Northern Irish makers. In the Gallery you will find a carefully curated range of jewellery, ceramics, textiles, hand-blown glass, wood and paper, as well as beautiful one-off and limited-edition decorative pieces.
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.
Located on Belfast’s bustling Lisburn Road is Maven, independent homeware and furniture store housed in one of the most iconic buildings in Belfast, a beautiful historical bank. Maven champions the best of international brands including Muuto, &Tradition, HAY, Gubi and L.Ercolani, as well as local makers such as Annadale Brickworks, Field Day, Mourne Textiles and Molloy & Sons.
St. George's Market
St. George’s Market is a great location to find unique gifts from the many stalls that take up shop 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. 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.
Hanks Yarn Parlour
Belfast’s premier yarn shop. A superb selection of natural fibre yarns that you won’t find anywhere else in Belfast. Hanks Yarn Parlour is located in East Belfast on the Castlereagh Road, a short distance from the city centre. Come and explore a world of natural animal and plant-based fibres, quality needles, crochet hooks, and accessories!
The Belfast Coffee Co. is a coffee company based in Belfast, Northern Ireland specialising in small-batch, infused Belfast coffee – specifically Irish Whiskey-infused coffee (made with Dunville’s Irish Whiskey from a local distillery). The Belfast Coffee Co. is a family business based on recipes created over generations of home coffee roasting.
Matchetts Music is the perfect place for music lovers. Whether you play an instrument, know someone who does, or are thinking about starting to learn, this is the shop for you. 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, songbooks and gifts to choose from.
Terry Bradley Art
Terry Bradley is one of the most recognisable and collectable artists working in Ireland today. Terry Bradley Art is a permanent gallery space within Belfast’s Victoria Square shopping complex. On show are a wide selection of Bradley limited edition prints, canvases, original art and hand embellished pieces. Also on display are a range of cushions, bespoke furniture, handbags etc. showcasing some of Terrys most famous artwork.
Visit Belfast Welcome Centre
The Visit Belfast Welcome Centre is the perfect place to pick up an authentic Belfast keepsake. The Visit Belfast Welcome Centre is brimming with gifts from a variety of local designers and producers with souvenirs, clothing and even a local recipe book to take home the taste of Belfast.