This little shop in Quay Street specialises mainly in vintage and antique items. These range from fake fur coats to forties frocks to worn out Levis. The vintage accessories on display include hatpins and hand bracelets, and can incorporate unusual jewelry styles. Twice as Nice also sell lovely lace clothes and other home accessories. Staff are helpful and straightforward - and will guide you to the right find.
A wide array of crystal gift ware is displayed in the extensive showroom, available to buy or simply to admire. Guided tours of the center are provided, and a variety of heritage exhibitions ensure there is always something to see. Master crystal-cutter demonstrations are also on offer, giving the visitor an insight into the process of creating glassware. The building also incorporates a comfortable restaurant.
Tempo Antiques is a magpie's haven, stocked to the brim with antique jewelry, silverware, porcelain, decorative glass and collectibles. Browse though display cases that showcase traditional Irish silverware, or explore an eclectic collection of small antiques and curiosities for the perfect addition to your collection. Tempo Antiques is also a great place to shop for gifts and fine jewelry. This charming antiques store is truly a treasure trove for casual shoppers and serious collectors alike.
My Shop… Granny Likes It, is an art & crafts design store situated at the Upper Abbeygate Street. The store has in stock unusual range of products made of ceramics, glass, metal and clay that are not available at every other store. Celebrating Irish craft, design and art, their items make great souvenirs or gifts for family and friends. If looking for something offbeat, this hidden gem is a lovely stopover.
This long established, family-run business has a loyal base of regular customers. In addition to the wide variety of fine foods on offer here, a larger cash-and-carry store around the corner provides a range of goods in bulk. McCambridge's has an excellent cheese selection, and also carries the Epicure range and very good coffees. A well-chosen range of wines and beers is also available. Homemade sandwiches are prepared at the deli counter and incorporate various possible fillings and breads.
The Treasure Chest is a wonderful boutique located in Galway. Known for its commitment to quality, this family-owned boutique stocks only the finest local products, gifts, souvenirs, and women's fashions. Browse the collection for one-of-a-kind gifts like fine crystal ware, glass, ceramics, jewelry, and more. Irish labels like Carraig donn, John Molloy, and Kennedy's of Ardara are available in store. Head upstairs for for fresh fashions from designers like Marc Cain, Riani, Zelia, and Leo Guy. The Treasure Chest is the perfect place to pick up a souvenir of your trip.
Since changing the name from Cash's to Brown Thomas, a major transformation has occurred in this department store. Everything about the new store is chic, from the decor to the products. This is where designer clothes, makeup, furniture and even fridges can be bought. There is a large variety of designer shoes and you don't have to go very far to find one of the best selections of handbags, belts and other fashion accessories in town. The first floor includes a cafe, young people's designer wear and the lingerie section. As with the rest of the store, there are good names and quality items with prices to match. Good bargains can be found here during the sales.
This shop is steeped in history, located on the site of the Church of St.John of Jerusalem. This church was inhabited by the Jesuits until Cromwellian forces took it over in 1650. One possible explanation for why this spot is called the Four Corners is that this area was previously the only crossroads in Galway.The shop has been owned by Powell and Sons since 1918, when the family began selling snuff from the premises. They now specialize in traditional Irish and classical music, selling a varied range of musical instruments, tapes and CDs. Upstairs there are various painting implements such as paintbrushes, oils and charcoal.
A major section of this store is dedicated to sports enthusiasts of anything from Irish dancing to ballet to roller blading. The shop features a large selection of top brand footwear, from dancing shoes to hiking boots to the simple trainer. Names like Nike, Jordon, le Coq Sportif and Reebok are all on display, and the staff will help you with any queries.