George's Street Arcade
George's Street Arcade
3.5
Historic Walking AreasFlea & Street MarketsShopping Malls
09:00 - 18:00
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 19:00
Friday
09:00 - 19:00
Saturday
09:00 - 19:00
Sunday
11:00 - 18:00
About
Originally built in 1881 as the first European shopping centre ,this has been here since then serving a true Dublin shopping experience , covered indoor market with all types of retail from Jewellers, Barbers, Food cafes ,Gift Stores ,Memorabilia, Vintage Clothing, Books, Accessories shops and much much more , A true gem in the heart of Dublin city.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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The area
Neighbourhood: South City Centre
How to get there
  • St. Stephen's Green • 6 min walk
  • Jervis • 8 min walk
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  • C. Gallagher
    Ajman, United Arab Emirates15 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great customer service and fab corsets
    Great selection of fun, affordable vintage clothing and accessories at Retroshop. Location is beautiful, too. The best part of our experience was lovely, friendly Isabelle. She was fantastic with my daughter and so funny! We'll definitely be regulars.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 30 July 2023
  • schmidtmg
    Switzerland1,090 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    popular shopping arcade
    This is a smallish but interesting shopping arcade, apparently one of the oldest in Europe. True, there are quite a few cheap and relatively kitschy souvenir stands, but also some hidden gems, such as a second hand bookshop and above all the SpinDizzy record store with a superb selection of CDs, most second hand and often not easy to find (found the original recording of Abbey Road for less than 7 Eur) , and a vast selection of vinyls. I could spend A LOT of time in that record store alone...
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 30 August 2023
  • Sara G.
    Saint Louis, Missouri531 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Get your souvenirs here
    We walked through St. George’s Arcade and it’s a must-visit landmark in Dublin, Ireland. As the country's first shopping centre and Europe's oldest, constructed in 1881, it holds a special place in architecture and commercialization. It also centralized shopping needs. The Arcade's Victorian charm is immediately evident. as soon as you walk up to it. It has the red brick and terracotta turrets. Inside, the atmosphere is bustling with large shops to internal booths with the natural sunlight shining in from the high vaulted glass roof. The eclectic mix of stalls and shops offers everything from vintage clothing and jewelry to artisanal foods and quirky souvenirs. Grab your souvenirs and creative collectibles here.
    Visited June 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 8 June 2024
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Deanna C
27 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Solo
Spent a couple hours, wandering the stalls and checking out the unique merchandise. There are zillions of lunch options! There was music too!
Written 26 June 2024
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Sara G.
Saint Louis, MO531 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Friends
We walked through St. George’s Arcade and it’s a must-visit landmark in Dublin, Ireland. As the country's first shopping centre and Europe's oldest, constructed in 1881, it holds a special place in architecture and commercialization. It also centralized shopping needs.

The Arcade's Victorian charm is immediately evident. as soon as you walk up to it. It has the red brick and terracotta turrets. Inside, the atmosphere is bustling with large shops to internal booths with the natural sunlight shining in from the high vaulted glass roof. The eclectic mix of stalls and shops offers everything from vintage clothing and jewelry to artisanal foods and quirky souvenirs.

Grab your souvenirs and creative collectibles here.
Written 8 June 2024
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Tim Mc G
Dublin, Ireland309 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Solo
Lovely little arcade with nice shops that sell food and cheap items. The staff are lovely. The service is quick. The place is clean. Hop to go again soon.
Written 12 April 2024
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Kelly M
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Very cute!...try the green juice, then walk around Dublin. Visit the Castle, St Patrick's Church, Guiness Store Tour a must
Written 10 March 2024
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weeezoo
Woking, UK573 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Right at the heart of Dublin shopping district not too far from the famous Grafton Street. Not a lot of shops inside but it's worth a look as it's something different.
Written 19 January 2024
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JnVSydney
Greater Sydney, Australia20,935 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Couples
Located in central dublin, is this wonderful red brick building, that has a quirky market, within its walls that has a light and airy interior, and a welcoming feel about it.
Written 19 January 2024
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mayccm2018
Hong Kong, China1,041 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Solo
Convenient location. Great selection. Nice quality souvenirs. Affordable price. However, shopping mall was small.
Written 8 November 2023
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Jeff N
Phoenix, AZ122 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Interesting shops, in an area of town with many shopping opportunities. Worth a walk through, as you’re exploring the area.
Written 30 October 2023
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amulkumar
London, UK28 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
This restaurant is a hidden gem in Dublin you go their for the taste of food,The food was absolutely delicious the burgers & fries where amazing even ketchup was home made everything is organic and home made
Written 18 October 2023
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schmidtmg
Switzerland1,090 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
This is a smallish but interesting shopping arcade, apparently one of the oldest in Europe. True, there are quite a few cheap and relatively kitschy souvenir stands, but also some hidden gems, such as a second hand bookshop and above all the SpinDizzy record store with a superb selection of CDs, most second hand and often not easy to find (found the original recording of Abbey Road for less than 7 Eur) , and a vast selection of vinyls. I could spend A LOT of time in that record store alone...
Written 30 August 2023
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