There’s no better time to support local – and if you’re looking to click and collect or shop online for your Christmas list you’ll be happy to hear there’s a sled load of cute independent shops and retailers to choose from all around Dublin. The following are 21 brilliant places to shop online in Dublin this Christmas.
1. The Kind – Zero Waste Store
Stocking a beautifully curated range of clean, green products sourced from local and international independent retailers, Fade Street’s The Kind is a one-stop shop for thoughtful and unusual finds such as ‘plantable’ Christmas cards and organic and ethically produced skin and haircare products.
Shop online at thekind.co
2. Sandycove Store and Yard
Located just a stone’s throw from the wave-bashed rocks of The Forty Foot, Sandycove Store and Yard is offering a range of hampers for coffee lovers, foodies and sea-swimmers packed with useful bits and pieces such as flasks, waterproof phone cases and those all important dry robes.
Shop online at Sandycove Store and Yard
3. April and the Bear
From gorgeous Christmas tree baubles to candles, wall art and coffee table books, April and the Bear in Rathmines is an absolute wonderland of chic and cheerful stocking fillers.
Shop online at April and the Bear
4. Fallon & Byrne
Putting the ‘epic’ in epicurean, Exchequer Street’s Fallon & Byrne has got your foodie friends’ gifts all wrapped up and tied in a bow. For 2020, their hamper collection is as impressive as you might expect from the luxury Dublin food hall – gift vouchers are available too if you’d rather let them choose.
Shop online at Fallon & Byrne
5. Quack + Dirk
A little treasure trove of sparkly trinkets, greetings cards, snuggly jumpers and hats and scarves awaits at Quack + Dirk in Marino. Orders are available for delivery or click and collect, plus gift vouchers are also online.
Shop online at Quack + Dirk
6. We Make Good
If there’s one shop on the list that embodies the season of goodwill, it’s Fade Street’s We Make Good. Each of the shop’s handcrafted products was created by a person who has overcome adversity in their life through extraordinary determination. With support, they have become craftspeople and gained employment, forging a new future for them, their families and their communities. Pay it forward by picking up beautifully designed handmade soaps, face masks and candles for your nearest and dearest.
Shop online at wemakegood
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8. Goat in the Boat
From a blizzard of snow globes and shiny glass baubles to stylish sea-themed home decor, skincare and wall art, this gem of a coffee and homeware store in Skerries harbour is a must visit.
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9. Loose Cannon/Natty Wine
Cheese and wine lovers will definitely appreciate a wedge of melty goodness from Loose Cannon on Drury Street along with a bottle of sustainably produced red or white from Natty Wine. Wines are available for delivery throughout Ireland.
Shop online at Natty Wine
10. The Crate Florist
Say it with flowers – give the gift of a flower subscription and brighten up someone’s 2021 or surprise them with one of The Crate’s signature handcrafted wildflower wreaths. Delivery is available Monday to Friday.
Shop online at The Crate
11. Jam Art Factory
Located on Patrick Street in the Liberties and at Crown Alley, Temple Bar, Jam Art Factory is packed with uniquely Irish gifts such as this gorgeous Dublin light box, these stunning prints by local artists and these Poolbeg chimneys Chistmas tree ornaments.
Shop online at Jam Art Gallery
Surprise the little ones with a cute-as-a-button Mouse in the Box, or glow up your tree with these twinkling treasures, the sister shop of Drury Street’s Industry homewares shop offers gift ideas galore.
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13. The Garden Powerscourt Townhouse
Deck the halls with boughs of holly and ivy from The Garden in Powerscourt Townhouse. From wild and wonderful heather and eucalyptus wreaths to scented candles and incense, there’s no excuse not to bring the outside in this Christmas.
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15. Damn Fine Print
For the ‘creative type’ in your life – book a screen printing workshop, pick up an eye-popping print or let them choose for themselves with a voucher for art or supplies at this Stoneybatter studio.
Shop online at Damn Fine Print
16. The Afternoon Tea@Home: The Conrad Hotel
Know somebody who deserves a pre-Christmas treat? The elves from Terrace Kitchen & Social House at The Conrad Hotel have created a very special click and collect gift. The Afternoon Tea@Home is beautifully presented in a customised take-out branded box and includes favourites such as Executive Pastry Chef Brizaida Hernandez’s fruit scones with clotted cream, organic jam and lemon curd. To follow, there’s Green Velvet cake with white chocolate, lemon tart, hibiscus and blackcurrant meringue, raspberry delicacy with yuzu caramel and chocolate ganache, chocolate cup and strawberry. Elevate the experience with a bottle of Henriot Champagne at €50.
Shop online at The Terrace Kitchen & Social House
From designer fashion to stunning homeware, make-up accessories and coffee table books, Monkstown’s Seagreen is awash with beautiful gift ideas – check out their ‘gifts under €50‘ and consider your Kris Kindle present sorted.
Shop online at Seagreen
Organic skincare, scented candles and diffusers are just some of the stand-out finds at Surround in Howth. Gift vouchers are also available online.
Shop online at Surround
19. Two Pups Coffee
Caffeinate your loved ones with a pre-christmas click and collect coffee or gift voucher from Two Pups Coffee on Francis Street. And while you’re online, treat yourself to one of their fun (and functional) tote bags .
Shop online at Two Pups Coffee
20. The Company of Books
As the saying goes, ‘you’re never alone with a good book’ and fortunately for lockdown bookworms, Ranelagh’s The Company of Books is open online and offering click and collect and postal delivery throughout Ireland. Gift vouchers are also available online – supporting independent bookshops couldn’t be easier.
Shop online at The Company of Books
21. Hen’s Teeth
Part gourmet food store, part gallery, part diner/wine bar, Hen’s Teeth is chock full of gorgeous gift ideas – from wall art to hampers and click and collect dinner for two, there’s no scarcity of gift inspiration in Dublin 8.
Shop online at Hen’s Teeth