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Shopping Breaks

Shop Until You Drop with a Shopping Break in Kilkenny - there's something for everyone

When it comes to shopping in Kilkenny, there is so much to choose from. There are wonderful boutiques along the Medieval Mile and as you wander you'll find that it is dotted with gift shops, fashion boutiques, gourmet food and wine and book shops. There are the larger shopping centres too such as Market Cross and McDonagh Junction where major brands are housed. A highlight of a visit to Kilkenny must be the Kilkenny Design Centre; renowned for its food hall and quality Irish products. Enjoy the unique experience of visiting the Castle Yard (located behind the Design Centre), which is home to the National Craft Gallery and the working studios of silversmiths and craftmakers like the pottery studio of Castle Arch Pottery of the MADE in Kilkenny Craft Trail - there's so much to explore and so many shops to choose from. Once you have finished shopping, you can return to Kilkenny Ormonde to relax and unwind, over Afternoon Tea perhaps in the Castle Lounge or in one of our luxurious and spacious rooms. You can also take advantage of our leisure centre as we are the only hotel in Kilkenny City Centre with a pool, gym and Spa. Our leisure centre also includes a jacuzzi, sauna and steam room or treat your self to some pamper time at KO Spa; an oasis of relaxation in the heart of the CIty. 

During your shopping break, you can also treat yourself to amazing dining options at the Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel as you choose from the Castle Lounge; the meeting place for daytime dining and Afternoon Tea or the stylish and glamorous Hoban Bar & Brasserie. Our great Kilkenny City Centre location means you are also within walking distance of the best bars, theatres and social spots where you can sample Kilkenny's legendary hospitality and nightlife.

So start planning your shopping break in Kilkenny now.

the Ormonde Lounge, Hoban Bar and Savour Restaurant while our city centre location means you are always nearby Kilkenny's best bars and lively social spots.

So start planning your weekend break in Kilkenny now by clicking here.