Shopping options in Dublin
Grafton Street is probably the most famous shopping street in Dublin City and home to many high end fashion brands such as Monsoon and Top Man. This pedestrianised street has Trinity College at its base and St Stephen’s Green at its tip. The real treats of Grafton Street can often be found on its side streets full of novelty and speciality products. St Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre is also found at the top of the street. Grafton Street is always a real hub of activity as when the shops close you will notice the large number of café, restaurants, bars and clubs found in the nearby areas.
Henry Street is also a pedestrian only street found perpendicular to O’Connell Street in Dublin 1. It features some of the largest department stores found in Dublin including the iconic Arnotts Stores. Shopping Centres Jervis Street and The Ilac Centre.
Dublin also features a number of larger shopping centres around the edges of the city. The newest of which is Dundrum Town Centre is found in the south side of the city in Dublin 16. Dundrum features almost exclusively high end brands including House of Fraser and BT2. Liffey Valley and Blanchardstown shopping centres are located on the M50 Dublin ring road and feature not only huge shopping malls but also cinema and bigger business parks.
There are over 600 places to eat in Dublin alone, not mentioning the 400 plus in south Dublin and 270 plus in north Dublin. There are some great bargains to be had while eating out in Dublin. Some of the latest include: