1. Cocoa Atelier, 30 Drury St, Dublin 2
Topnotch artisanal chocolate made on the premises. One-off Valentines, Easter and Christmas creations are truly remarkable.
3. Costume, 10 Castle Market, Dublin 2
Curation is a dirty word these days, but this collection of women’s designer fashion is the pinnacle of it- Temperley, Thakoon, Isabel Marant, Proenza Schouler and more.
5. The Garden, Powerscourt Townhouse Centre, Dublin 2
Proprietor Mark Grehan has the perfect hostess gift or blowsy bunch of blooms – dreamy peonies and sun-faded hydrangeas, fresh lilacs and old fashioned roses.