Waterford's Shopping District
Set in a backdrop of the City’s medieval landscape, shopping in Waterford City is a unique experience. No matter what your style, taste or pocket you will have great fun discovering the great mix this exciting City has to offer from high street stores, designer brands, independent boutiques and two shopping centres.
Waterford City is a shopping destination in its own right with the added advantage that you don’t have to travel far from one shop to another.
Shop opening hours are generally 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Saturday with late night opening on Friday until 9pm.
Sunday opening hours are generally 2pm to 5.30pm.
Waterford has a worldwide reputation for crafts built on the Waterford Crystal brand. Visit www.waterforddesignermakers.com to see examples of this or stop by the Waterford Food & Craft Market which operates on Broad Street every Saturday from 10am to 2pm.
Georges Court Shopping Centre has always played a pivotal role in setting the trends in the Waterford shopping scene and hosts 24 local and international shops and restaurants in the very heart of Waterford city centre.
City Square Shopping Centre contains two major Irish department stores, a supermarket and forty shops. These include a full range of top quality gents, ladies and children's fashions, restaurants, hairdressing, one hour photographic development, pharmacy and covered parking for 500 cars, City Square is a must for all visitors to the region.
Hibernian Gifts is a premium gift shop catering for both the domestic market and tourist market. It is located just behind The House of Waterford Crystal on Bolton Street opposite the car & coach park. Hibernian Gifts carries a large range of goods from gold and silver Jewellery, both Celtic design and contemporary, Newbridge Silverware, Guinness and Irish Clothing and Souvenirs, the Avoca Range, Killarney Crystal, offering the shopper a comfortable and pleasant experience. Carrying goods home is not a problem as the store ships worldwide for the customers convenience. Opening hours are 8.30am - 6pm, 7 days a week from April to the end of Sept and 9am - 5pm, 7 days a week from October to March.
Inspired by century’s old tradition, Heritage Irish Crystal is authentically mouth-blown and hand-cut in Waterford City Ireland, a city steeped in the history of this fine art dating back to 1783. Founded in 1990, Heritage marks another chapter in Waterford City’s centuries long and proud association with the art of hand-made, full lead crystal. Opening hours are Mon - Friday 8am-4.30pm. Further information can be found at www.heritagecrystal.com or call 051 841792.