Looking for something different to wear? Belfast has high street chains you might not have discovered yet. Find stylish women’s clothes in Stradivarius and laid back looks for both girls and guys in Pull & Bear. Other big names include Zara, White Stuff, Fat Face, Oliver Bonas, Jigsaw, Seasalt and Hollister, as well as plenty of designer stores in Victoria Square.
Dapper gents can go to Suitor Brothers for tailoring services and ready-to-wear men’s fashion. Or find hippy, punk and goth styles in the much-loved Fresh Garbage.
Looking for something for little ones? Go to Northern Ireland’s only Entertainer store in CastleCourt, where you’ll find the latest toy trends and free toy demonstrations on Saturdays. Or visit Learning Space for educational toys, books and specialist sensory products. And of course, kids love the Disney Store on Donegall Place and Build-a-Bear in Victoria Square.
Food & Drinks
The Hotel Chocolat chain has two stores in Belfast; one on Donegall Square North and the other at Victoria Square. Pop in for a decadent selection of chocolates or a luxury ice-cream to take away.
Home and Gifts
Go to Oliver Bonas for girly gifts, coffee table books and stylish things for your home: the iconic chain has a store on Arthur Street. Then pop next door to the much-loved Irish chain Avoca in their only premises in Northern Ireland for kitchenware, home accessories, jewellery and more.
Visit Wrapped Up in CastleCourt for some of Ireland’s best contemporary ceramics, print, jewellery, art, textiles, candles, soaps, photography and locally sourced foods. Visit On the Square Emporium and Oakland Antiques for treasures from years gone by, including antiques, vintage items and things you won’t find anywhere else.
Technology & Music
Did you know the Apple store Victoria Square is the only one in Ireland? Get the full in-store experience, with the insider know-how of Apple Geniuses and regular workshops helping you to make the most of your Apple products.
For TVs, speakers, headphones and much more, head to Ireland’s largest specialist AV retailer Richer Sounds. Music lovers and musicians can go to Dawson’s Music on Royal Avenue, the only store in the UK-wide chain to be found in Northern Ireland.