If you are looking for something really special, Kilkenny is the place for you. Kilkenny City is filled with galleries, craft & design studios and is home to some of Ireland’s best known designer/makers including Nicholas Mosse, Chesneau Leather, Moth to a flame, Jerpoint glass and Karen Morgan. Kilkenny’s compact streets offer an eclectic mix of shopping from high street names to designer and bespoke boutiques, you really will find that something special when shopping in Kilkenny.
If food is your thing then why not take a walk on the Kilkenny Food Trail with artisan foods or stop by the farmers market. Kilkenny is home to Goatsbridge Trout Farm, Knockdrinna cheese and of course Smithwicks beer so why not take the time to immerse your senses in this 12th century merchant city.
For more information on shopping in Kilkenny why not visit www.kilkennytourism.ie/shopping
KILKENNY DESIGN CENTRE
Castle Yard, Kilkenny.
Tel: 056 7722118
Fax: 056 7765905
Retailer of extensive range of leading quality crafts in ceramics, textiles, jewellery gifts. Award winning day-time restaurant serving home cooked food.
2 Market Yard
Tel/Fax: 056 7761456
A shop full of culinary delights from sandwiches, fresh breads, ready meals all made on site using fresh ingredients many other treats in-store also.
MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre
MacDonagh Junction is Kilkenny's new residential, commercial business and leisure quarter. The development will bring leading Irish and International retailers to the City and features include over a 100 luxury apartments, over 50 top quality retail units, a hotel and a landmark office building, restaurants, performances space, and leisure facilities including a bowling centre. The anchor tenant is Dunnes. The main event space is known as The Workhouse Square. This is a covered outdoor space with access from the main street via glass doors and also from automatic glass doors from the shopping mall itself. This is a courtyard style space with restaurants etc around the square. These retailers will also have seated areas in the courtyard. The centre also has another event space
(The Goods Shed Square).
COUNTRY MARKETS LTD
This lovely "Old World" style market located in the old Market Place, in the heart of Kilkenny, offers: Home produce from home-made bread/cakes and organic vegetables to free-range eggs and chickens, plus cut flowers, pot plants and hand crafts.
Open every Friday and Saturday mornings - 9am -1pm & 9am-12pm respectively.
85 High Street,
Tel: 056 7721127 / 056 7771814
Magnificent collection of diamond rings and fine quality diamond and gem set jewellery.
Agents for - Faberge, Fope & Hearts on fire diamond jewellery.
Luxury brands and designer watches Rado, Longines, Gucci, Raymond Weil, Emporio Armani, Michel Herbelin, C.K, D&G, DKNY, Seiko, Tissot
PADMORE & BARNES
Wolfe Tone Street,
Tel: 056 7721037
Padmore & Barnes
A large retail department store in Kilkenny specialising in Footwear, Outdoor and Luggage with Camping in the summer and Ski in the winter. It also offers a fantastic selection to visitors in Casual Clothing, Sports House & Home, Garden Furniture, Barbeques, Crafts and Childrens clothing. Padmore & Barnes offers a unique blend of quality product in world famous brands such as Ecco, Josef Seibal, Lowa Alpine, Columbia, Samsonite, Nike, Vango and Musto to name but a few.
The store is open 7 days a week and has a large car park.
49 Kieran Street
At BERI we offer an individual boutique style shopping service, at an affordable price in a relaxed atmosphere aiming to provide variety, exclusivity & style of the highest kind.
The blend of chic styles at BERI has something for all tastes, ranging from comfortable & easy-going day wear to edgy evening trends and feminine dresses.
Mon through Sat 10am - 5.30pm
Afterhours by appointment only
Personal Shopping service in store
'Service, Quality & Style - a fresh formula
Tel: (056) 7762177 mob: (086) 8368966
Rudolf Heltzel Ltd.,
Gold & Silversmith
10, Patrick Street
Tel: 056 7721497
Since 1966, Rudolf Heltzel creates exceptional contemporary jewellery in gold platinum and silver. His instantly recognizable designs and meticulous craftsmanship have won him international acclaim. Springhill Court Hotel Kilkenny - perfect for your shopping trip in Kilkenny city! Also located less than an hour away from some of Ireland's top shopping centres to include Kildare Village, White Water Shopping Centre in Newbridge any many more!