You’re spoilt for choice for women's gifts in Belfast. The city centre boasts a huge range of high street stores selling everything from fashion, jewellery and accessories to cute stationary and interiors items. Stop by the Body Shop on Donegall Place for delicious-smelling skincare products; they stock beautiful gift sets available in seasonal scents.
Find a fragrance in the Perfume Shop in CastleCourt where friendly staff can help you pick out the perfect scent. Stocking a range of designer brands, with regular offers and gift sets available, there’s something to suit every budget. Or for something extra special, choose a fragrance from the beautiful Jo Malone range in House of Fraser at Victoria Square.
For some sparkle, pick from brands like Pandora, Nomination and Olivia Burton at Argento, located in Ann Street and Arthur Street.
Studio Souk on Ann Street offers a unique treasure trove of local handmade products. It's full to the brim with arts, crafts, gifts, food and homeware so lots to choose from.
Complete your present with speciality truffles, gift sets and personalised chocolate models from Thorntons in CastleCourt or locally made chocolates at Co Couture on Chichester Street; a sweet finishing touch to the perfect gift.
Shopping for men is easy in Belfast city centre with plenty of menswear, sports and gift shops to choose from. Head to Burtons in Castlecourt for stylish men's clothing. They stock casual shirts, jeans and jumpers, as well as sleek suits at affordable prices.
To complete the perfect outfit, Robinson's Shoemakers in Queen's Arcade have been helping customers find the perfect fit for over 60 years. They offer a range of high-end footwear from world-renowned shoemaking brands including Barker, Tricker's and Dubarry.
Find the latest sports gear at SS Moore Sports on Chichester Street or check out SportsDirect in Castle Place, where you can find labels like Nike, New Balance, The North Face and many more. Pop next door to HMV for a huge range of entertainment gifts including games consoles, speakers and vinyl.
For foodies, go to Belfast’s oldest deli, Sawers on College Street and find an abundance of coffees, teas, olives, jams, preserves, charcuterie meats and loads more culinary delights to eat and cook with.
Looking for something for little ones? Choose from a big range of toy shops and kids clothing in the city centre. The Learning Space on College Street has educational toys for children up to 12-years-old; choose from puzzles, building games and learning sets. They also have specialised toys and sensory items for additional and special needs.
Disney Store on Donegall Place is home to hundreds of character cuddly toys, action figures, play sets and nursery toys. There’s jewellery, mugs, stationary and accessories for teenagers, and a huge range of Star Wars merchandise too.
Or discover the children’s shops in CastleCourt. The Entertainer and Hawkin’s Bazaar have loads of popular toys, books, games and novelty gifts ideas for all ages. And Schuh Kids stocks kids shoes from brands like Converse, Nike and Adidas.
Debenhams in Castle Court is a great place to start if you’re buying a present for a couple. The homeware section has cooking equipment, towels, bedding and accessories, as well as more alternative gift ideas like luggage sets and camping gear.
The family-run Utopia at the Fountain Centre on College Street has gorgeous gifts and inspiring ideas. Choose from decorations, scarves, candles, jewellery and homeware.
And, of course, Belfast has many incredible restaurants that offer gift vouchers. Check out Coppi and Fratellis for fans of Italian food, Hadskis for fine dining, or OX for a stunning Michelin star meal. The Belfast Restaurant Voucher, available from the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre, can be used in over 50 eateries if you can't choose!
Or, they can learn to cook for themselves. Belfast Cookery School and the Cookery School at James St offer gift vouchers for their quirky selection of cooking classes, which are suitable for all abilities.