Must-see shopping in Northern Ireland

  • McLister's

    In business for more than 100 years, this family-owned general store and delicatessen is a good place to pick up picnic supplies, including speciality…

  • Project 24

    A series of brightly-coloured shipping containers house artists' studios and shops; stop by for pet portraits, jewellery, ceramics, paintings or a tattoo.

  • Cool Discs Music

    One of Northern Ireland's best independent record shops, Cool Discs has a wide selection of music by Irish artists old and new and sells concert tickets.

  • Foyleside Shopping Centre

    This huge, four-level mall just outside the eastern city walls contains a Marks & Spencer, Eason bookshop and other high-street chain stores.

  • Keats & Chapman

    You could lose hours browsing the crammed shelves of this secondhand bookshop, that's been in business since 1928.

  • Young Savage

    This compact shop spread over two floors is packed full with vintage clothing, shoes, records and books.

  • Aunt Sandra’s Candy Factory

    This 1950s-style shop sells fudge, candy, chocolates, toffee apples and other traditional sweets made by hand. Book ahead for child-friendly candy-making…

  • Linen Green Designer Village

    Housed in the former Moygashel Linen Mills, this complex includes a range of designer shops and factory outlets. It's a good place to shop for men's and…

  • Titanic Store

    The gift shop at Titanic Belfast sells a range of memorabilia and souvenirs, including replica dinner services, vintage posters and books.

  • Archives Antique Centre

    A warren of curios and collectables including Irish silver, brass, pub memorabilia, militaria, books and light fittings.

  • Whatnot

    Jewellery, militaria, bric-a-brac and collectables cram this interesting little antique shop.

  • Waterstones

    General fiction, nonfiction and Lonely Planet guidebooks, plus a cafe on the 1st floor.

  • McConvey Cycles

    This Ormeau Rd shop stocks bicycles and accessories, though it doesn't rent them out.

  • Eason

    Eason sells books, maps, magazines and stationery.