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Kilkenny Design Centre

Castle Yard, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Waterford Crystal and Kilkenny Rail Trip from Dublin
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“irish crafts” (6 reviews)
“fish products” (7 reviews)
Castle Yard, Kilkenny, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled all over Ireland and the Design Centre in Kilkenny was the best place for viewing and buying top end Irish products. Woolen, pottery, jewelry, crystal...the top choices were all here. Definitely a top-end stop for tourists looking for classy items to take back...More

Thank dthomas34
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We could ramble here all day and look at the beautiful Irish products. My mom ended up buying a scarf and it kept her warm as well as added to her fashion!

Thank Allison B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The design center is a series of rooms filled with quality and authentic Irish goods with price tags to match. The customer service was the best we found in Ireland and we ended up purchasing some home items that we had previously resisted in our...More

Thank L164
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Welcoming staff Variety of food to chose for a quick bite (and gluten-free as well🙂) has a Good range of local products to buy as presents

Thank Veronique B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have a very nice selection and I bought a beautiful Alan Ardiff necklace there. The staff was extremely helpful, but I would go there as soon as they open. When I first arrived, there was barely anyone there, but within 30 minutes, it was...More

Thank Lark54
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Somebody there know how to make seafood chowder! The lemon meringue pie was also delicious. The shop was terrific and a wide variety of gifts and goods. All in all a good stop along the way. Chowder was good enough to go back for!

Thank AliceMA007
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Lots of beautiful, high quality, Irish craft products - woollens and larger items to the left , ceramics, prints and smaller items to the right with a good selection of postcards and small souvenir items in the furthest part: something to appeal to all tastes...More

Thank pausilypon
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Gifts: high-quality Irish crafts and tourist goods that you can walk through two floors in less than ten minutes. Food: ground-floor takeaway coffee, tea, sandwiches, and pastries. Some seating. Second floor restaurant has a wider menu of Irish food.

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Hot fresh cooked breakfast on hot plate and the price included tea, jam & toast or fresh bread. Most enjoyable and a good deal at €7.95. Highly recommend!

Thank Honor-10
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The Design Centre is basically an upmarket gift shop showcasing high-end (and high-quality) Irish craft products, including jewellery, pottery and woollen items. Excellent for mementos or souvenirs for those with deep pockets. Don't expect any bargains - though they have some attractive Irish greeting cards...More

Thank JElliot32
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