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Eating and shopping at Giant's Causeway

Person's hand reaching for shop display of wooden carvings depicting the Giant's Causeway
Shopping at the Giant's Causeway, Country Antrim | © National Trust Images/Annapurna Mellor

Whether you’re fuelling up for a coastal adventure, or relaxing after a brisk clifftop walk, the café at Giant’s Causeway has got you covered. If you’re searching for something special to remember your trip, you can browse the shop for handmade crafts by local artisans or head over to the Boathouse Gallery to take home an original work of art.

Eating at Giant's Causeway

Select a snack or hot drink from the Grab and Go Café in the visitor centre and enjoy a taste of Giant’s Causeway. Whether you fancy a quick cappuccino and a muffin there’s something for all appetites. Indoor seating is available in the visitor centre, and you can also take sandwiches, snacks and drinks to take away if you’ve got a picnic planned or want to eat on the go.

Dogs are welcome in the café

We know that dogs are part of the family, and they are welcome to join you in the café and throughout the Visitor Centre.

Staying a little longer?

Eat and stay at the National Trust’s Causeway Hotel which serves up a menu of traditional fayre and has an excellence reputation for a pint of the black stuff. Bring the whole family and choose from a menu of hot meals, lunches and snacks made with local produce, or savour something sweet from the range of cakes and bakes.

Allergen information

Most of the food and drink served is prepared on site in our kitchen, using a wide range of ingredients. As a result, we can’t guarantee that any of our food and drink products are completely allergen free.

If you have an allergy or intolerance and would like ingredient information about the food and drink served, please ask the staff, who will be happy to help.

Always check when you visit

Visited before? We sometimes change our recipes to improve quality and flavour, including the ingredients. When you visit, please speak to one of our team to check the current allergen information for your favourite dish.

Thank you

Every cuppa or tasty treat you buy helps us to continue looking after places for everyone to enjoy.

A selection of handmade knitwear inspired by the Causeway Coast
Choose from a wide range of local craft in the gift shop at the Giant's Causeway Visitor Centre | © National Trust

Shopping at Giant’s Causeway

The gift shop

Treat yourself or someone special in the gift shop at Giant’s Causeway. Located in the visitor centre, 90% of the product lines are locally sourced. We offer a huge range of local craft products as well as the National Trust’s seasonal ranges. Shop from lovingly handcrafted jewellery, textiles, ceramics and confectionary as well as artwork, photographic prints and artisan foods. The designs of many of the pieces have been inspired by the Causeway coast area.

We have Christmas wrapped up!

This Christmas, give a gift inspired by the places we care for, with a range of bespoke handcrafted items inspired by Northern Ireland's only World Heritage Site and made by local craftspeople.

With gifts for everyone from explorers, gardeners and gourmets, or National Trust gift memberships to choose from, you’re sure to find that perfect something for that special someone.

We've got all kinds of ideas for gifts that nature lovers will adore. Check out our favourite nature – and wildlife – inspired gifts, from the fun and quirky to the educational and practical. We've got everyone covered with books, toys, fashion, keepsakes and much more.

Boat House Gallery

Over in the Boathouse Gallery at the neighbouring Innisfree Farm you can browse the creations of local artists and take home an original work of art. Five local artists exhibit their work here, all of them taking inspiration from the land and sea around the Giant’s Causeway.

Thank you

It is through your purchases and support that we are able to continue to care for nature, beauty and history for everyone, for ever.

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