The Best Shops in Ireland: The Shortlist

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Best Food/drink shop

George’s Fish Shop, Monkstown Farm, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin.

Sheridans Cheese, 11 South Anne St, D2.

Gusto d’Italia 30 William Street, Limerick.

Roy Fox, 49 A Main Street, Donnybrook, D 4.

Fallon & Byrne, 11-17 Exchequer Street, D2.

Select Stores, 1 Railway Rod, Dalkey, Co Dublin.

Blackrock Cellar, 23 Rock Hill, Blackrock, Co Dublin.

Ardkeen Quality Food, Dunmore Road, Waterford, Co Waterford.

64 Wine, 64 Glasthule Road, Glenageary, Co Dublin.

Wines Direct, 9 Lough Sheever Park, Mullingar.

Toons Bridge Dairy Shop, Toons Bridge, Co Cork.

Caviston’s Glasthule Road, Co Dublin.

James Whelan Butcher, Various locations.

 

Best fashion store

Samui Fashions, 17 Drawbridge Street, Cork.

Muse, 92 The Quay, Waterford.

Gallery 9, 2 Poplar House, Sallins Road, Naas, Co Kildare.

Style Ikon, 18a The Crescent, Monkstown, Co Dublin.

EJ Menswear, 11 Grattan Street, Sligo.

Edward Donnellan & Co, Main Street, Roscommon, Co Roscommon.

Frewen & Aylward, 44 George’s Street Lower, Dún Laoghaire.

Folkster, 27 Patrick Street, Kilkenny .

Nowhere, 64 Aungier Street, Dublin 2.

Envoy of Belfast, 4 Wellington Street, Belfast, Co Antrim.

Vanilla Fermoy, Co Cork.

Om Diva, 27 Drury Street, D2

 

Best specialist shop

Knobs & Knockers, 19 Nassau Street, D2.

Hang Tough, 7b South Richmond Street, D8.

Amphibian King, Raven Hall, Upper Dargle Road, Bray, Co Wicklow.

Cloon Keen Atelier, 21a High Street, Galway.

The Rathgar Bookshop, 100 Rathgar Road, Rathgar, D6.

Right Click, 70 Camden Street, D2.

Susan Hunter Lingerie, 13 Westbury Mall, Grafton Street, D2.

The Rock Shop, Derreen, Liscannor, Co Clare.

Big Bang Comics, Sandyford Road, Dundrum, D14.

 

 

Best café/teashop

Hazel Mountain Chocolate, Oughtmama, Co Clare.

Queen of Tarts , Cow’s Lane, D2

Nick’s Coffee, Main Street, Ranelagh, D6.

Pudding Row, Main Street, Easkey, Co Sligo.

Clement & Pekoe, 50 South William St, D2.

The Fumbally, Fumbally Lane, D8.

Cupán Tae, 8 Quay Lane, Galway.

Firehouse Bakery, Old Delgany Inn, Delgany, Co Wicklow.

Glebe Gardens and Cafe, Baltimore, Co Cork

Shells Café and Little Shop, The Seafront, Strandhill, Co Sligo.

 

 

Best newcomer

Kiln & Loom, 287 Ormeau Road, Belfast, Co Antrim.

RunLogic, Smock Alley Court, Essex Street West, Temple Bar D2.

Whelehan’s Wines, Silver Tassie, Bray Road, Loughlinstown, Co Dublin.

Finn McCool Surf Shop, Rossknowlagh, Co Donegal

Lotts & Co, 7 South Lotts Road, D4.

Camerino, 158 Capel Street, D1.

Castle & Drury, 6 Castle Market, D2.

Scrumdiddlys, Crofton Road, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin.

Sister Sadie, 45 Harrington Street, D8.