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Visit Belfast Christmas Gift Guide

If you’re looking for the perfect gift this Christmas, check out the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre (opposite Belfast City Hall). With a winter wonderland of gifts from a variety of local designers and producers, you’re sure to find something special. View Welcome Centre Opening Hours >>

Gift Inspiration

Below you'll find just a small selection of the gifts available at the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre.

Field Day Candles

Price: £14
Scented candles make the perfect gift at any time of the year. Browse the Welcome Centre's selection of beautiful candles from Northern Irish brand Field Day, with scents such as Gorse, Wild Rose, Woodland and Garden to choose from. And with a fragrance content of 9% (as opposed to 3-5% with most fragranced candles), they'll release a lovely scent down to the last inch.

Flax Fox Gifts

Price: From £12
Bring home a little piece of Belfast with a hand designed ‘tea towel to treasure’ from Flax Fox. Produced by local artist Danielle Morgan, each tea towel features well-known local landmarks including Belfast City Hall, Botanic Gardens and Queen’s University. If you'd rather be the one using the dishes than washing them, you can also opt for a mug featuring famous Belfast landmarks.

Game of Thrones Merchandise

Price: Starting from £5.99
If you’re wondering what to get the Game of Thrones fan in your life, we have you covered! The Visit Belfast Welcome Centre stocks a wide range of Game of Thrones merchandise, including the collector's edition of Game of Thrones Monopoly (£30), mugs (£9.99), notebooks (£12.99) and badge sets (£5.99). And why not pick up prints of the iconic Dark Hedges, better known as the King's Road, from just £12?

Belleek Luminaire

Price: From £30
For that special time of year when you want to show how much you care, Belleek Living has designed an exclusive Christmas collection, full of unique gift ideas. Whether it's surprising that special someone or adding a contemporary touch to your home, the Christmas collection holds the perfect solution, like this Star Luminaire (£39). We also stock a festive Reindeer Luminaire, priced at £30.

Belfast Restaurant Vouchers

From £10
The Eat and Drink Belfast Restaurant Voucher makes the perfect gift for family, friends and corporate occasions this Christmas. The voucher allows you to choose from a mouth-watering selection of eateries from Michelin Star fine dining and quirky restaurants, to gastro pubs and cafes. With over 50 participating eateries, diners will be spoilt for choice! Exclusively available from Visit Belfast Welcome Centre. Read more >>

Belfast Chocolate Bars

Price: £2
If there's one thing that's guaranteed every Christmas, it's the sharing of tantalising treats. This year, why not give the gourmet gift of a Belfast chocolate bar, with smooth, creamy milk chocolate complimented by the sweet crunch of crushed honeycomb?

Belfast Times Homeware

Price: From £7.50
Many cities have their own colloquialisms and slang, and Belfast is no different. And what better way to get up to scratch with our terms and phrases than with a Unique Expressions tea towel, chopping board or mug? From 'Bout Ye' and 'Keep 'Er Lit' to 'Ye Buck Eejit' and a whole host of other sayings, you’ll have the lingo down in no time.

Christmas Baubles

Price: from £5
Deck the halls this festive season with a range of handmade Christmas baubles to personalise your Christmas tree this year, next year and every year after. Whether a keepsake for yourself, or a present for someone else, it's the perfect little gift to remember your time here in Belfast.

Local Cookbook

Belfast on a Plate price: £25
Belfast on a Plate showcases recipes from 20 leading, local chefs with featured restaurants including Coppi, Deanes Eipic, Deanes at Queen's, General Merchants, Graze, Howard Street, Home, Hadskis, James Street South , Mourne Seafood Bar, Neill's Hill, OX , Saphyre, Shu, The Barking Dog, The Ginger Bistro, The Merchant Hotel, The Muddlers Club, Tedford's Kitchen and Zen. The perfect gift for an aspiring foodie. 

Mourne Seafood Cookbook price: £20
Top Belfast chef and co-owner of Mourne Seafood Bar, Andy Rea has been a local food champion and promoter of seafood for many years. Now he has brought together both passions to share in this book, focusing on the most popular tried and tested dishes on the menu in his restaurant. Creatively using the freshest and finest local ingredients, Andy Rea shares with you food that is simple but delicious.

Christmas Cards

Price: From £2
With Christmas fast approaching, get organised and pick up some Christmas cards from the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre. Browse our selection of beautifully designed cards, from humorous to handmade, and send someone a Christmas card with a difference this festive season.

Guinness Treats

Price: From £2.50
If you've got someone in your life who loves 'the black stuff' and you'd like to get them a gift with a difference, the Visit Belfast Welcome Centre has a wide range of products to suit all tastes. Why not add some modern flavours to the traditional Christmas roast with Guinness steak sauce (£3.50) or Guinness barbecue sauce (£4), or satisfy those sweet cravings with Guinness toffee (£2.50), chocolate (£2.50) or fudge (£4), all made with a dash of the iconic stout.

Children's Christmas Books

Price: £4.99
If you're looking for something to get the kids excited for the festive season, look no further than these local children's Christmas tales. With books that see adventures unfold in the parks, streets and buildings of Belfast, the magic of Christmas Eve has never felt closer to home.

Harland & Wolff Crane Model

Price: £20
Take home a piece of Belfast with this handmade five-piece wooden model of the famous Samson and Goliath gantry cranes that dominate the Belfast skyline. Created by Cowfield Design, the pieces are easily assembled and come in a cleverly designed box.

Tickets and Vouchers

The Visit Belfast Welcome Centre has an exciting range of event tickets. Why not treat someone to a stylish night out at the West Coast Cooler Belfast Fashion Week (22 – 25 March 2018) or the BMS International Festival of Chamber Music (2 - 4 March 2018) with concerts featuring Llyr Williams, the LMP Chamber Ensemble, Ailish Tynan and Iain Burnside and the Armida Quartet.

The Visit Belfast Welcome Centre can also offer gift cards for Titanic Belfast and gift vouchers for the Crumlin Road Gaol - perfect if you're wanting to give an experiential gift this Christmas!

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