Nestled in the picturesque county of Fermanagh, Enniskillen is a charming island town bursting with character, artisanal coffee shops, and unique boutiques. Whether you're a coffee connoisseur, a shopaholic, or an art lover, Enniskillen has something special to offer. Here’s a guide to some of the town's must-visit spots.

Artisan Coffee Shops

1. Folk Espresso & Boulangerie

Kickstart your day at Folk Espresso & Boulangerie, where the aroma of freshly baked pastries and expertly brewed coffee welcomes you. 

  • Specialty: Artisan bread and pastries, handcrafted on-site.

  • Atmosphere: Hip and welcoming with the aroma of freshly baked goods.

  • Highlights: Freshly baked pastries and expertly brewed coffee


A gem for coffee lovers, LYDIA coffee shop offers a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of the daily grind. LYDIA  serves an array of delicious, health-conscious snacks and rocky roads to die for! 

  • Specialty: Meticulous coffee brewing techniques and high-quality beans.

  • Atmosphere: Serene escape with minimalist décor and friendly staff.

  • Highlights: Health-conscious snacks and delicious traybakes.

3. The Toastery

For a hearty and wholesome experience, The Toastery is the place to be. Specialising in gourmet toasties, this café also serves a mean cup of coffee. The casual and vibrant environment makes it ideal for a relaxed lunch or an afternoon snack.

  • Specialty: Gourmet toasties and a robust cup of coffee.

  • Atmosphere: Casual and vibrant, ideal for a relaxed lunch.

  • Highlights: Hearty and wholesome menu options.

4. The Jolly Sandwich Bar

True to its name, The Jolly Sandwich Bar is a cheerful spot offering a wide variety of deliciious breakfast & lunch options. The friendly service and cosy town centre setting is sure to leave you smiling.

  • Specialty: Wide variety of scones, soups, salads, and gourmet sandwiches.

  • Atmosphere: Cheerful and cosy town centre setting.

  • Highlights: Home-made bakes, wraps, and friendly service.

5. Bee’s Knees Coffee Shop

Bee’s Knees Coffee Shop stands out for its unique coffee blends and renown delicious food. This town centre café is an all-time favourite among locals for its warm atmosphere and delicious homemade treats.

  • Specialty: Unique coffee blends and delicious homemade treats with daily specials to make your mouth water!

  • Atmosphere: Warm and inviting family-run café.

  • Highlights: Sublime coffee and indulgent cakes from the walk-up window.

6. Rebecca’s Coffee Shop at the Buttermarket

Located within the historic Buttermarket, Rebecca’s Coffee Shop is a haven for those who appreciate a good brew in a charming setting. Enjoy their selection of homemade goodies while soaking in the artistic ambiance of the surrounding galleries and studios.

  • Specialty: Homemade goodies in a charming historic setting.

  • Atmosphere: Artistic ambiance with lots of room.

  • Highlights: Great brews and a charming location in the Buttermarket

Boutique Shopping

7. The Buttermarket Art & Craft Centre

A visit to Enniskillen isn’t complete without exploring The Buttermarket Art & Craft Centre. This vibrant hub is home to a variety of studios and galleries showcasing local artists and craftsmen. From pottery and textiles to jewellery and paintings, you’ll find unique pieces that capture the essence of Fermanagh’s creative spirit.

8. Fermanagh Cottage Industries

Discover traditional Irish crafts at Fermanagh Cottage Industries. This boutique is dedicated to preserving and promoting local craftsmanship, offering a wide range of handcrafted goods. From knitwear to ceramics, each item tells a story of heritage and skill.

9. Ann McNulty Pottery

Ann McNulty’s pottery studio is a treasure trove of beautifully crafted ceramics. Ann’s work is inspired by the natural beauty of Fermanagh, and each piece is a testament to her artistry and attention to detail. Some of her amazing Raku pieces were featured in the BBC series ‘Craft Traditions’. Whether you’re looking for a special gift or a unique addition to your home, Ann’s creations are sure to impress.

10. Frances Morris

Capturing Nature's Symphony From her studio gallery in The Buttermarket, Frances Morris crafts vibrant and original landscape paintings. Her limited edition atmospheric photographs and giclee prints are a testament to her unique vision. Bring the beauty of nature into your space with one of her mesmerizing pieces

11. Jo Tinney

Master of Colours Jo Tinney's watercolour, pastel, and acrylic paintings are true gems. Award-winning and cherished by luminaries like Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, and Bill Clinton, her work is a testament to the power of artistic expression. Visit her studio gallery in The Buttermarket and immerse yourself in a world of creativity!

12. Modellers Corner

Looking for the perfect gift that goes beyond the ordinary? Modellers Corner, nestled in the heart of Enniskillen on Darling Street, is your haven for all things extraordinary!  Explore the World of Model Railways. Dive into the captivating world of model railways, where miniature landscapes come to life. Whether you're a seasoned enthusiast or just starting your journey, Modellers Corner has the perfect locomotive adventure waiting for you!

Explore Enniskillen

Enniskillen’s blend of artisanal coffee shops and boutique shopping makes it a delightful destination for a day trip or a leisurely weekend. As you wander through this charming town, you’ll discover the warmth and creativity that define this unique corner of Northern Ireland. Whether you’re sipping on a finely crafted espresso or browsing through handmade crafts, Enniskillen promises a memorable experience.

The Bees Knees Cafe
The Bees Knees Cafe

Quality delicious food using local ingredients and suppliers.

The Jolly Sandwich Bar
The Jolly Sandwich Bar

Family run Coffee shop

The Buttermarket Art, Craft & Design Centre
Arts & Crafts Shop
The Buttermarket Art, Craft & Design Centre

The Buttermarket Craft and Design Courtyard comprises of nineteen art and craft units and a coffee shop, housed in the restored early 19th century dairy market. The Buttermarket has a unique position in the heart of Enniskillen.