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Nook & Cranny

44 Main Street, Portlaoise, Ireland
+353 57 868 2871
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Beautiful Brollies, Indulgent scented candles and soaps, unique gift ideas

Love going into Nook and Cranny. Big fan of Rose and Alice soaps and the beautiful umbrellas... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
makeandcreatelaois
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Portlaoise, Ireland
Something unique

A lovely store that stocks Irish artisan brands, unusual gifts and quirky stuff. To me it’s a... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Seán O
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Come view our inspiring range of gifts and quality brands. Carefully sourced both in Ireland and overseas, you will find traditional childrens toys, games and puzzles, premium natural wax candles, stylish fashion accessories and design-led homewares. With books for fun and books for knowledge, quirky signs and a really great greeting card selection, a browse here will bring a smile to your face.
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“perfect gift” (2 reviews)
“unusual gifts” (2 reviews)
“gift ideas” (2 reviews)
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44 Main Street, Portlaoise, Ireland
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+353 57 868 2871
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love going into Nook and Cranny. Big fan of Rose and Alice soaps and the beautiful umbrellas. Always something new to look at, the owners work hard at keeping the place filled with lots of unique and beautiful gift ideas with a focus on Irish...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

A lovely store that stocks Irish artisan brands, unusual gifts and quirky stuff. To me it’s a cross between say.... Avoca and Urban outfitters.. Anyway - there’s something for everyone here. Customer service is superb. I look forward to returning soon 👍🏻

Thank Seán O
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

I live in the south of Ireland but whenever we go to Dublin, we make it our business to make a detour off the motorway to get something to eat at The Pantry (recommend it too) and call to Nook and Cranny to see what’s...More

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Ladonna M, Owner at Nook & Cranny, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Hi Mynahchic Your review is very much appreciated - thanks so much for making the detour to call into us when passing & we're thrilled you enjoy browsing our unique range of gifts.

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Based on trip advisor and internet, we made an out of the way visit to this insignificant little shop. Minimal selection and not much to see. Can’t believe this was listed as a stop recommendation.More

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Ladonna M, Owner at Nook & Cranny, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Hi Jmhize We're genuinely very sorry to read the review you left but accept that this is your point of view. However, for the benefit of any other visitors to Ireland, curious enough to take a (5 minute trip off the M7 motorway) in order...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

If it is a special gift, or somethong u usual, this is the place to go. Such a charming shop. I will definitely be back there again for the special gifts.

Thank EN10
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Ladonna M, Owner at Nook & Cranny, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Hello EN10 What a lovely review & thank you for considering Nook and Cranny for your special gift requirements.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Smells fabulous,looks great,a treasure trove of delights. A tad expensive but quality costs. Love that local produce is stocked.More

Thank Ann S
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Ladonna M, Owner at Nook & Cranny, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Hi Ann Thanks for your lovely review and we promise to keep delighting you with quality gift ideas. The 'fabulous smell' you identified when you were last with us refers to our gorgeous handcrafted soaps which are in fact made here in Laois. Hope to...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2017

If you are looking for a gift that you cannot find anywhere else and that will really stand out, this is your place! I cannot name one particular item that stands out in my mind because each one is so different and wonderful. I do...More

Thank LaoisFoodie
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Ladonna M, Owner at Nook & Cranny, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Well now, your headline really made us smile! Thanks very much for such a kind review.

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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

This was such a super find totally unexpected but one of the best gift shops i've visited in ireland! Aptly called "nook and cranny" you wouldn't know what you would find! and the personal, non intrusive attention is second to none; the lady managed to...More

Thank Josie P
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Ladonna M, Owner at Nook & Cranny, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

So pleased to receive such a kind review - thanks for calling in during your trip and we're thrilled you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

What a lovely shop with so much to choose from. Fab place to have in the area. Great care has been taken in choosing pieces from regular to unusual. Very good range of prices so easy to get a lot of shopping done !!

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Ladonna M, Owner at Nook & Cranny, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Hello Hennesseys2013 Delighted to receive your lovely review and feedback & thanks for taking time to share your recommendation.

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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

What a great find !, A shop that holds interest for all of us . We were headed south and took a break in Portlaoise , Delighted to find such an eclectic mix of items , coffee table books , wooden toys , interesting games...More

Thank Darina G
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Ladonna M, Owner at Nook & Cranny, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Hi Darina G We love that you enjoyed visiting our gift shop and thank you for such a lovely review and valued recommendation.

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