This Aladdin’s cave is stuffed to the brim with unusual vintage clothing, vinyl records, eclectic furniture and assorted oddities. Despite being full of…
Must see shopping in Cork City
- Village Hall
- OOn the Pig's Back
This famous deli stall in the English Market groans beneath serried ranks of French and Irish cheeses, charcuterie, homemade pâtés and pastries.
- PPLUGD Records
Stocks all kinds of music on vinyl and CD and is the place to keep up with Cork's ever-changing music scene.
- VVibes & Scribes
Stocks a vast selection of new, secondhand and remaindered books, including lots of Irish interest titles.
- Pinocchio's Toys & Gifts
Forget your plastic playthings, explore this little gem full of ethically sourced and good quality toys. Most are traditional creations made of wood and…
- The Fair Alternative
Shop for some local crafts in this charming market every Saturday, held in the local Unitarian church. Expect handmade jewellery, cosmetics, knitwear, art…
- PPro Musica
A focal point and meeting place for Cork's musicians, with a full range of instruments from electric guitars to clarinets, recording equipment, sheet…
O'Conaill creates exquisite handmade chocolates; don't leave Cork without sampling its delicious Chocolatier's Hot Chocolate.
- 220 20 Gallery
Commercial fine-art gallery selling paintings, ceramics and photographic prints by a broad range of Irish artists.
- QQuay Co-Op Organic & Wholefood Shop
One of the pioneers of Cork's alternative scene, this is an excellent place to find fresh and healthy picnic fare.
Huge general bookshop, with the best travel-guide section in southwest Ireland.
- VVibes & Scribes
Cork's biggest selection of arts and crafts materials, for everything from knitting and crochet to sculpture and calligraphy.
Lots of magazines, a decent selection of Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSI) hiking maps, and good stationery on the 2nd floor.