Discover Belfast’s unique and independent retailers, offering everything from fashion, to arts, crafts, food and drink.

Arts & Crafts

Space Craft
Space Craft

Space Craft

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.

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Studio Souk

Visit Studio Souk 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.

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Craftworld

As one of Belfast's top craft and hobby retailers, Craftworld on Queen Street has craft supplies for any project. Find everything you need to knit a piece of clothing, create your own wedding invites and make your own soap. The family run business was founded in 1976.

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Learning SPACE
Learning SPACE

Learning Space

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.

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Utopia

Utopia was founded in 1979 by Alice Fitzpatrick, who believed life was a gift we all share. Today the store is known as ‘Alice Wonderland’ of gifts that’s located under the Alice Clock in the Fountain Centre. Find everything from homeware to jewellery, novelty items and greetings cards. 

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Abacus Beads

Visit Abacus Beads for everything you need to make your own beaded jewellery. Pick and mix from a huge selection of colours, shapes and sizes, as well as tools and books for inspiration. The store, which first opened in 1991, has recently moved to Queen’s Arcade.

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Bradbury Art Gallery

Visit Bradbury Art Gallery on Callender Street for all kinds of art supplies. They’re one of Ireland’s largest suppliers for branded art materials, stocking everything from hobby craft items for children to supplies for established artists. You can also buy exquisite paintings and sculptures.

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The Wicker Man

Selling Irish Celtic arts, crafts and gifts, The Wicker Man on High Street has everything from locally made souvenirs to wall art, soap, jewellery, clothing and books. They were founded in 1994 and work with hundreds of Irish designers to curate a unique selection of products.

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Sheldon Art Galleries

For over 50 years, Sheldon Art Galleries has been run by a husband and wife team with a passion for art and artwork framing. Visit their store on Donegall Square East for custom framing, prints from local artists, animal prints and travel posters.

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Little Heart

This bespoke cards and gift shop is located in Queen’s Arcade. They paint and make their own greetings cards and pictures, adding a personalised touch to cards for birthdays, Christmas and lots of other occasions.

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Fashion

Robinson’s Shoemakers

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.

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SS Moore Sports

Established by local hero and 1930's 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.

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Liberty Blue

Liberty Blue on Lombard Street is an independent store selling women's clothing by local and niche designers. All their items have a glam, vintage look that sets them apart from others on the high street. They sell whimsical jewellery and accessories, too.

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Andrew Watson Menswear

Located on Upper Queen Street, Andrew Watson Menswear offers the best in men’s suits, shirts and casualwear. Owner Andrew Watson, who has always worked in the menswear business, opened his store in 2010 and has since brought many new designers’ items to the city for the first time.

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Suitor Menswear

Suitor Menswear is a men’s fashion store and tailor on Arthur Street. Stocking a wide range of high quality men’s suits, jackets and trousers, they pride themselves on being a contemporary menswear shop with old fashioned values.

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Jewellery

Steensons

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.

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Ellisons

Go to Ellisons Wholesale Jewellers in the Fountain Centre for beautiful engagement and wedding rings, diamond jewellery, designer watches and much more. Dating back to 1911, Ellisons have an outstanding reputation.

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Fred J Malcolm

Fred J Malcolm opened in 1926 in the beautiful Edwardian building on Chichester Street that they still occupy today. Stocking a huge range of engagement rings, wedding and eternity rings, diamond bracelets and necklaces, they offer a sensational choice of high end jewellery.

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The Watch Store

Go to the Watch Store in Queen’s Arcade for a wide selection of men’s, women’s and kids watches from brands including Fossil, Guess, Tommy Hilfiger, Hugo Boss and Casio. They also stock designer sunglasses, bracelets, necklaces, rings and jewellery sets.

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Food & Drink

Sawers
Sawers

Sawers

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.

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Co Couture

Co Couture is a Gold Academy of Chocolate award-winning gourmet artisan chocolate producer situated in the heart of Belfast. Visit their store on Chichester Street for handcrafted chocolates, chocolate brownies and delicious hot chocolate with marshmallows.

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Direct Wine Shipments
Direct Wine Shipments

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.

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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.

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Other

Victoria Gault

This Interflora florist and gift shop in Queen’s Arcade has just the right touch to say happy birthday, congratulations or just about anything else to a loved one. They create luxurious bouquets with the most luscious seasonal flowers, and offer same day delivery and worldwide shipping.

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Belfast Underground Music

Belfast Underground on Queen Street is a multi-level music building in Belfast city centre with a radio station and record shop, featuring over 20,000 records and urban art. There are also recording studios and function spaces available.

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Beyond Skin Clinic

Beyond Skin Clinic is an award-winning cosmetic skincare centre, offering treatments such as facials, skin peels, micro-needling, laser hair removal and non-surgical enhancements. They also offer consultations for skincare for various skin types. Find the clinic on College Street.

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