Entire streets full of shops - from the most expensive
to the cheapest -, super trendy shopping centers,
interesting markets and fairs. Yes, Dublin is a city
that conquers the visitor who loves to do some shopping,
Do not know where to start? How about a
walk in one of the most famous addresses in the capital,
Grafton Street ? On this vibrant street
- and in the surrounding area - you will find a number
of establishments selling national products and, of
course, international brands. In addition, Grafton is a
short walk from another well-known street - and
considered much more affordable from the financial point
of view: Henry Street.
For those who enjoy the atmosphere of fairs and open
air markets, the tip is the Ha'Penny Flea Market,
on Saturdays, from noon to 6pm. A place where you will
find a little bit of everything, in addition to a
relaxed atmosphere. Click here to check
the address of the place.
What if it's raining?
On colder or rainy days, for example, you can opt for
department stores that are quite successful locally,
like the famous Arnotts and
Debenhams on Henry Street and Brown
Thomas on Grafton. If you are interested in retro style items, just visit
InternetAges where you can find vintage electronics.
Another option for those who don't miss the
opportunity to go shopping is the city's shopping malls,
such as St. Stephen's Green (check out
a post below), the Hibernian Way,
between Dawson and Grafton Streets, and the
Powerscourt Center, with
several options of restaurants and cafes.
Avoca is a very famous Irish brand, full of history
and tradition, which has been manufacturing and
marketing various types of products for years. One of
the brand's stores around the country - the one located
on Suffolk Street, in Dublin - impresses with its size
and also with the variety of products sold, such as
clothes, accessories, decorative objects, souvenirs,
After visiting the store, be sure to check out the
food hall, full of amazing products, in
addition to taking the time to visit the local café,
whose menu is full of delights served for breakfast and
lunch. Avoca on Suffolk St. opens: Monday to Wednesday,
from 9:30 am to 6 pm; on Thursdays and Fridays, from
9:30 am to 7:00 pm; on Saturdays, from 9:30 am to 6 pm;
and on Sundays, from 11am to 6pm.
More information is available on the website.
11-13 Suffolk St, Dublin - CEP: 2
Telephone: +353 1 672 6019
Hours: Mon – Wed, Sat: 9: 30–18: 00 \ nQui – Fri: 9:
30–19: 00 \ nSunday: 11: 00–18: 00 \ n
No matter how much time you spend in Dublin, it is
likely that at one time or another you will end up on
Grafton Street, one of the most famous addresses in the
Irish capital. Clothing, shoes and accessories stores,
books, electronic items, as well as some excellent cafes
and historic buildings are spread out along the entire
street, which also ends up being an important cultural
point in the city, the stage for several talented
Tip from the MD: the street
is excellent for exploring on foot, even for those who
do not intend to buy anything. In addition, the area,
full of hotels and hostels, is good for those who want
to stay close to Dublin's main attractions.
Sráid Grafton, Dublin - CEP: 2
In Dublin you will get to know the headquarters of
one of the best known breweries in the world, the
Guinness Storehouse. A seven-storey,
ultra-modern and interactive building, totally dedicated
to the history of the famous brand, from the foundation
(250 years ago) to the present day.
Right away, the building in the shape of a giant
Guinness pint draws the visitor's attention.
During the tour of the number 1 attraction in
the Irish capital, various other important information
and objects are displayed in an interesting way, such as
on the ground floor, where there is a copy of the lease
signed by Arthur Guinness in 1759.
In addition, in the Guinness Academy
section the visitor can learn to draw a perfect pint of
Guinness and still receive a diploma. At the Gravity
Bar, on the seventh floor, you can enjoy beer while
admiring one of the most beautiful views of the Irish
Guinness and gastronomy
Guinness beer has been used in Irish cuisine for
years, in the preparation of dishes such as beef stew,
breads, mussels, among other delicacies. Therefore, it
is only fair that some sections of the Storehouse were
dedicated to the delights of local cuisine.
The Gilroy’s restaurant, for
example, has a slightly more formal atmosphere and
offers more refined service, in addition to a menu full
of traditional dishes with a contemporary twist. Those
who want something simpler, cheaper and as tasty, can
opt for Arthur's Bar, an authentic
Irish pub, or The Barge Cafe,
which serves salads, gourmet sandwiches and the famous
Irish scones with mastery.
The Guiness Storehouse opens daily and admission to
the venue costs € 16.50 (adults) and € 13 (students over
18), with a glass of beer included. To purchase your
ticket at a discount, simply purchase online (click
here ). Students under 18 pay € 10.50
and are entitled to a non-alcoholic drink.
St James's Gate, Dublin - CEP: 8
Telephone: +353 1 408 4800
Hours: Mon – Sun: 9: 30–17: 00 \ n
Do you like to do some shopping without spending the
tubes? So bustling Henry Street - adjacent to O'Connell
St. - must be one of your must-see stops in the Irish
A vibrant pedestrian street full of shopping options
for all tastes, like Arnotts, the
largest department store in the country and one of the
most famous and beloved establishments of the locals. In
addition, you can still find brands known worldwide,
such as Zara.
As you walk through central Dublin, at some point you
will come across O'Connell Street, an important local
avenue, overcrowded (where most of the city's buses
pass), full of monuments, statues and surrounded by
opportunities for shopping and entertainment.
Take the time to walk around it, on foot and without
haste, in order to admire all the architecture and art
displayed in this outdoor space, such as the monument
dedicated to Daniel O'Connell, the Dublin Spiral
( The Monument of Light) - reportedly the tallest
sculpture in the world - in addition to the statues of
the poet James Joyce, author of "Ulysses", and of Jim
Larkin, a renowned Irish citizen. The journey from one
end to the other takes about 20 minutes.
the street is even more beautiful at night (and very
interesting, too, for those who enjoy photography).
However, care must be taken when moving around the area
with cameras and cell phones at this time. Stay tuned!
Powerscourt Townhouse Center
Clothing stores - including several local designers
-, antique shops, jewelers and a wide range of cafes and
restaurants. Located very close to Grafton Street, the
Powerscourt Center is a complete shopping and gastronomy
center, housed in a beautiful and historic Georgian
building on South William Street.
In addition to excellent shops, in the elegant and
well-decorated interior of the Powerscourt the visitor
finds a gourmet section with six establishments, among
them Cafe Togo, with a menu of
sandwiches, salads, traditional Irish scones,
among other delicacies. Already Terrazzo Italia,
on the second floor, offers a menu full of delights -
all prepared with fresh ingredients - ideal for those
who want a more special meal.
The Powerscourt Center is open from Monday to Friday,
from 10 am to 6 pm (on Thursdays, the place is open
until 8 pm). On Saturdays, the mall opens from 9 am to 6
pm; on Sundays, from noon to 6pm. Complete information
on the site website.
59 S William St, Dublin - CEP: 2
Telephone: +353 1 679 4144
Hours: Mon – Wed, Fri: 10: 00–18: 00 \ nQui: 10: 00– 20:
00 \ nSat: 9: 00–18: 00 \ nSunday: Noon – 18: 00 \ n
St Stephen's Green Shopping Center
In Dublin it usually rains a lot and a good shopping
center option for bad weather days is St. Stephen's
Green, a shopping center that is next to the park of the
same name, where the visitor will find clothing stores -
several brands well-known, accessories, electronics,
souvenirs, among many other products, in addition to
cafes and restaurants, such as the famous TGI
Friday's, La Croissanterie and Green &
The mall is open: Monday to Wednesday, on Fridays and
Saturdays, from 9 am to 7 pm; on Thursdays, from 9 am to
9 pm; and on Sundays, from 11am to 6pm.
More information and a complete list of stores are
available on the site website.
St Stephen's Green West, Dublin - CEP: 2
Telephone: +353 1 478 0888