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George's Street Arcade

South Great George's Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 283 6077
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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.
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good29%
  • Average40%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
South Great George's Street, Dublin, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 283 6077
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thought this would be a quirky old style shopping street and a good way to spend some time but it's not. We walked through about 11:30 and most of the stalls weren't open and those that were sell a bizarre collection of junk. Our entire...More

Thank daveb10987
Joe H, Manager at George's Street Arcade, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are really sorry to hear you say that, we hope you enjoy the rest of your trip and we will endeavour to get things going earlier as each unit is an indivual with different hours our apoligies

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Turkish delight, amusing dresses, old , collectibles and junk thrown together. Barber shops, kitsch stores. One might find a trinket or two. The Turkish delight is delightful. Try the rose.

Thank rhamba k
Reviewed June 16, 2017

I was a little disappointed with the contents of the arcade when we first visited. However, we wound up going back at the end of our trip for some unique souvenirs that weren't in the typical souvenir shops. The best place was "Unique Jewellery &...More

Thank PATravellerUSA
Reviewed June 12, 2017

I was disappointed to find many of the stalls closed on the Tuesday we visited. The stall holders/shop keepers that were there were very friendly but there was nothing worth getting my purse out for.

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed June 5, 2017

I had some shopping in mind for Dublin and headed here first thing. It was a disappointment. Mostly cheap flea market kind of items. I did not find anything g worth stopping for.

Thank Debbi D
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Like some other reviewers, we found the shops relatively average rather than anything terribly special. If you are nearby or you are looking for inexpensive items, it is worthwhile. It's not huge, we walked through and bought a few things in 30 minutes or less.

Thank JE01
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Lovely old building full of shops with a little bit of everything. I like it as a welcome change from the usual retail outlets. You can carry on a conversation with some interesting people even if you cannot find something to purchase. The food offerings...More

1  Thank Chris V
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

When my tour guid mentioned this was one of the oldest "Arcades" still around I knew I had to go, but I couldn't help but feel let down. There were some nice stores and great art for sale, but the market is tiny and a...More

Thank Cassandra W
Reviewed February 28, 2017

sunday visit most vendors closed; not worth a special trip; touristy and did not buy anything in the shops

Thank dms111
Reviewed February 18, 2017

After reading a few reviews from Tripadvisor on how cool and quirky this Street Arcade was, I was a bit disappointed once I was there. My boyfriend and I were there on a weekend afternoon in the summer time (peak tourist season!) but many stalls...More

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Sharon C
September 28, 2015|
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In some places the old British Empire names have been replaced. Titanic stopped off Queenstown to pick up her last passengers; that town is now Cobh. Carlisle Bridge was redubbed O'Connell Bridge. However pPlaces like... More