Experience Victoria Square this Christmas: a mecca of fantastic shopping and festive things to do, trimmed with twinkling decorations from the bottom to its domed roof top.


With designer brands and high street stores selling everything from fashion to homeware and toys, Victoria Square has Christmas gifts for everyone in the family, plus a few treats for you, too. Take the kids to see Santa and see the wintry cityscape from the viewing platform in the Dome. Then stay for tasty meals in family-friendly restaurants and blockbusters in the luxurious Odeon cinema. Christmas at Victoria Square is not to be missed.

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Christmas Shopping

Victoria Square has over 70 stores; from designer brands to high street stores and House of Fraser department store. Shop for kids in Build a Bear and Claire’s, and get presents for teens in Vans, Pull and Bear, Superdry and Accessorize. There’s Hugo Boss, Rio Brazil and Tommy Hilfiger for men, and Karen Millen, Kurt Geiger and LK Bennett for women. Make-up lovers can choose from MAC and Inglot; go to Rituals and Kiehl’s for beauty products and Nespresso for the gift of good coffee. Plus, it has the only Apple Store on the island of Ireland.

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Victoria Square Personal Stylist

Shop with the Stylist

Victoria Square’s personal stylist, Katherin Farries, is on hand to show you how to wear this season’s key trends and to give you tips on how to look and feel fabulous this Christmas!

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Victoria Square Gift Card

Spoilt for choice? Buy a Victoria Square gift card, which can be used across a wide range of participating stores and restaurants. It’s the perfect gift for Christmas.  

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Things to Do

Victoria Square Christmas Lights

See the Lights

At Christmas, Victoria Square is a wonderland of glittering snowflakes, fairy lights and clusters of elegant Christmas trees. Visit the gigantic Christmas tree in the central atrium, and get cosy in the alpine ski lodges on the Lower Ground level.


Visit Santa

Take the kids to see Santa in his magical grotto among a forest of snowy, twinkly trees. He’ll be there to meet children seven days a week up until Christmas Eve.

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Go to the Dome

Rising high above the city's skyline, the Dome boasts 360 degree views across Belfast. Take the lift to the viewing platform or join one of the free tours that run hourly from 10am to 4pm.

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Catch a Movie

After shopping, stay for a movie in the luxurious, eight-screen Odeon cinema on Level 2. Choose from the latest blockbuster or special Christmas screening.

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Eating Out


Christmassy Coffee

Visit Starbucks for delightfully festive hot drinks and snacks. Warm up with a gingerbread latte or salted caramel brownie hot chocolate. O’Briens, Ground and Costa are perfect for coffee breaks too.

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TGI Fridays

Family-Friendly Restaurants

Victoria Square boasts a huge range of restaurants that are suitable for all the family. Choose from Wagamamas, Pizza Hut, Frankie and Benny’s, Nando’s, TGI Friday’sand Cosmo. Many offer discounts on parking while you eat.


Date Night Dining

With the Odeon cinema on site and plenty of nearby bars, head to Victoria Square for a festive date night. Eat at Pizza Express or the Ivory Restaurant & Bar, which has beautiful city views. After, catch a movie or head to the Kitchen Bar for a drink.

800,000 square feet of Victoria Square

Girls’ Night In at The Ivory

Enjoy a delicious meal in The Ivory with a glass of fizz followed by a private screening of the festive favourite, Love Actually. The perfect way to get in the festive spirit!

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Experience Luxury in Victoria Square

Christmas Opening Times

21 November to 25 November

Wednesday: 9.30am-9pm
Thursday: 9.30am-9pm
Friday: 8am-10pm (Black Friday)
Saturday: 9am-6pm
Sunday: 1pm-6pm

26 November to 1 December

Monday to Tuesday: 9.30am-6pm
Wednesday to Thursday: 9.30am-9pm
Friday: 9.30am-9pm
Saturday: 9am-6pm
Sunday: 1pm-6pm

3 - 9 December

Monday to Friday: 9.30am-9pm
Saturday: 9am-6pm
Sunday: 1pm - 6pm

10 - 16 December

Monday to Friday: 9.30am-10pm
Saturday: 9am-6pm
Sunday: 1pm - 6pm

17 - 23 December

Monday to Friday: 9am-10pm
Saturday: 9am-7pm
Sunday: 1pm - 6pm

24 - 30 December

Christmas Eve: 8am-5pm
Christmas Day: CLOSED
Boxing Day: 9am-6pm
Thursday and Friday: 9.30am-9pm
Saturday: 9am-6pm
Sunday: 1pm-6pm

31 December 2018 - 6 January 2019

New Year’s Eve: 9.30am-5pm
New Year’s Day: 1pm-6pm
Wednesday to Friday: 9.30am - 9pm
Saturday: 9am - 6pm
Sunday: 1pm - 6pm

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