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George's Street Arcade

Neighborhood: South City Centre
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Address: South Great George's Street, Dublin, Ireland
Phone Number: (01) 283-6077
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9:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Wed 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No

This little gem of a place ahs everything you thought Dublin would be...

This little gem of a place ahs everything you thought Dublin would be like--from great little brick-a-brack shops to really high end fashion places that you would normally see on Bond Street.

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I was looking for a specific shop here but evidently it is no longer here. We had a nice time walking around, enjoyed browsing the book stall and picked up a few very nice pen/ink... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
Freehold, New Jersey

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Vienna, Austria
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

If you are in Dublin you just have to see this old market-hall. With it's vintage flair but all the new fancy shops in there, as well as just interesting one you'd find nowhere else in town, just wanna see it at least once.

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Joe H, Manager at George's Street Arcade, responded to this review

Hey thanks for your review really apprieate Al of us here in The Arcade Merry Christmas More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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56 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

I was hoping to do some shopping while in Dublin, but this was a letdown. There are a lot of vendors selling very cheap goods and very few that had anything worth making a trip here specifically. I wanted something to take home to family, but du-rags, cheap jewelry, and Chinese junk wasn't really what I had in mind. This... More 

Thank Kim M
Freehold, New Jersey
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55 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I was looking for a specific shop here but evidently it is no longer here. We had a nice time walking around, enjoyed browsing the book stall and picked up a few very nice pen/ink drawings & photographs.m

Thank Jeanne732
Portlaoise, Ireland
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53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

Cute arcade with gift shops, art, kitch, fortune tellers, vintage clothing,food etc. Lovely find near Powerscourt Town House/Grafton Street area. not big but worth a wander. Grogans pub near by also good for refreshments.

3 Thank Laois1
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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406 reviews
240 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 896 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We were after a picture of a particular thing: a Celtic cross. We did not find it. The place is handsome outside, but many of the shops inside are narrow, with the poor staff crushed into narrow cublicles. Colourful, but it had nothing I was interested in. (I'm a guy, we're crap at shopping.)

2 Thank Steveodo
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116 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Finally found this place and was very disappointed. There were several different stalls, some a bit interesting but many were just junk, like from China. Would not wast my time again. I guess I was expecting more unique stalls from the red brick Victorian facade.

2 Thank Elizabeth B
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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804 reviews
463 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 558 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

It's a pretty small arcade selling everything from retro clothing to meat & potato pies. A good place to come for something quirky & it backs onto The Market Bar as well.

3 Thank Luke J
Burnaby, Canada
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187 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

This is Dublin's answer to Camden Market. It's in a beautiful red-bricked Victorian arcade but it's rather small. It's well worth a visit,

2 Thank AlBea2014
Malahide, Ireland
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

There are lots of stalls here, some great shops such as coin dealers, antique bookseller, glassware crafts, vintage clothes and a number of food stalls and coffee shops. There are some stalls with junk, but mostly good places and often go here for interesting gifts or with visitors who enjoy the quirkiness and a coffee. Completely different from the British... More 

2 Thank sunville2014
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75 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

Located in the city centre (5 mins from Temple Bar), the Arcade offers a wide range for alternative shoppers: flea market, junk, clothing, jewelry and food. If you are into 50ies/60ies Clothing you've got to visit the Retro Shop. A very small shop crowded with very fair priced women's Clothing. They also ship internationally and a website. Another gem is... More 

2 Thank Galrean

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