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Kilkenny Shop

#5 of 138 Shopping in Dublin
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Neighborhood: South City Centre
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Address: 6 Nassau St., Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: +353-1-677-7066
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8:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Wed 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thu 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Activities: Shopping
Description: A shop specializing in Irish-themed products, from clothing to pottery.

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You don't even have to shop!

The Kilkenny Shop is my favorite for souvenir (and personal!) shopping in Dublin, as it offers the widest selection(s) of traditional-Irish and current-artists' wares. It's also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The Kilkenny Shop is my favorite for souvenir (and personal!) shopping in Dublin, as it offers the widest selection(s) of traditional-Irish and current-artists' wares. It's also brilliant for people watching! The Kilkenny Shop also has a lovely café. [Something America has never gotten right, in my opinion.] That said: The Westbury's lobby – perched before a front window looking toward... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

most of the reviews must be from tour groups, there's a restaurant on the second floor so I guess companies are incentivized to stop there. I walked all the way from christchuch on the reviews here (which was only a 5-10 minute walk, not the end of the world). It's a couple small rooms. The quality of what they are... More 

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lancashire
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Had seen the tea rooms from the top of our bus and always wanted to pop in...anyway we had been in the city all day, on a walking tour and visiting certain places..it was after 5.30pm, and we were after a good cup of tea and to rest our weary feet. Upstairs we went and the staff were clearing up,... More 

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New York City, New York
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42 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Excellent place for beautiful Irish gifts and souvenirs. The prices are very reasonable, staff is super friendly and helpful, and the selection is fantastic.

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Driffield, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We were initially attracted by the coffee lounge upstairs which serves good fresh food at reasonable prices ( they do large bowls of porridge ! ) . The ground floor is given over to selling all manner of stuff produced and designed in Ireland , good for gifts of a wide price range. On Sundays there is live music most... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Dublin has a gift shop for all purses and tastes, on the very same street you can pick up a puffed up Guinness leprechaun hat for 9'99, or even a nice painting by a local artist for €2000+. The Kilkenny shop, has the crystal gifts, the statues, slightly more expensive, but nice gifts, that tourists and locals can buy for... More 

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Wereham, Norfolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Stopped for a coffee and sit down and spent hours there. The cafe was very nice indeed, good coffee and cake. Lots of lovely products in the shop, we spent lots of money

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I read previous online negative feedback and was concerned about using online service but was after a particular set of glasses for a wedding present ordered them on the wed late for following Monday wedding. Got email to say order being processed, got email Friday to show me order shipped and tracked from cork to Dublin. Knew it was en... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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215 reviews 215 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Such wonderful shopping here. And it's all authentic and local! You can spend a lot or little, there is so much to choose from. Do not go to any other "tourist" shop...this is the one to visit!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Misplaced order emailed and called numerous times with no response. Definitely won't not recommend for anyone to use online "service" or lack of service..

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