Collected by Brittany Foley
12-20 East Bridge St, Belfast BT1 3NQ, UK
This is a vibrant indoor market with everything from tasty food stalls (hot and cold) to crafts, jewelry, and often live music, adding to the atmosphere and making it a great place to spend a couple of hours on a weekend day. If you only do one...
46 Great Victoria St, Belfast BT2 7BA, UK
Victorian watering holes don't get any more atmospheric than this tiny gem. Virtually every available surface is decorated with elaborate mosaics and etched glass, while the coziness factor is amped up by gas lamps, an elaborately carved ceiling...
41 Arthur St, Belfast BT1 4GB, UK
Irish retail success-story Avoca started off selling blankets from a historic mill in County Wicklow, south of the border. This Belfast outpost sells colorful heritage throws in lambswool and mohair, plus boho-chic clothing, food and home goods.
Donegall Square, Belfast BT1 5GS, UK
Opened in 1906, Belfast City Hall proudly surveys the heart of the city on Donegall Square. It's here that residents congregate in times of celebration or protest and it's also home to a cheery traditional European-style market in the run up to...
College Park, Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1LP, UK
Located in the University Quarter and designed by the same architect as Queen's University, the bosky Botanic Gardens contain one of the city's most impressive Victorian relics. The Palm House is an original wrought-iron conservatory greenhouse...
7 Chichester St, Belfast BT1 4JA, UK
Her cozy and cheerful shop, Co Couture, is tucked down into a half-basement space just a short walk from St. George's Market, but chocolatier Deirdre McCanny's award-winning truffles and small-batch chocolate confections are gaining a high-profile...
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