Top Choice Market in Belfast

St George's Market

Ireland's oldest continually operating market was built in 1896. This Victorian beauty hosts a Friday variety market (flowers, produce, meat, fish, homewares and second-hand goods), Saturday City Food & Craft Ma…
Books in Belfast


Second-hand bookshop and book-finding service with a gallery, cafe (dishes £3-5) and regular poetry readings; good for students.
Music in Belfast

Matchetts Music

Acoustic instruments, from guitars and mandolins to penny whistles and Bodhráns (hand-held goatskin drums), fill the shelves here, along with books of lyrics and guitar chords for traditional Irish songs.
Fashion & Accessories in Belfast

Fresh Garbage

Easily recognised by the glum-fest of Goths hovering outside the door, this place has been around for decades but remains a cult favourite for hippie and Goth clothes, band T-shirts and Celtic jewellery.
Antiques in Belfast

Archives Antique Centre

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


This city-centre showroom sells a range of stylish, contemporary, handmade jewellery in silver, gold and platinum, from a workshop in Glenarm, County Antrim. Steensons is the creator of Game of Thrones jewellery; lo…
Mall in Belfast

Victoria Square

This architecturally stunning shopping mall is set around a soaring atrium topped by a vast glass dome, with a viewing platform. It's filled with upmarket chains.
Books in Belfast


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

Castle Court Centre

Large shopping mall filled with high-street chains.
Books in Belfast


It has books, maps, magazines and stationery.