Shopping in Newcastle
Shopping is a great experience in Newcastle, from high street stores to independent retailer. We'll tell you where to go shopping, no matter what the weather looks like
Eldon Square Shoppingmall
Newcastles largest shopping mall "intu EldonSquare" is located in the heart of the city and leaves no shopping wishes unfulfilled , no matter if fashion, technology, living or cosmetics. All of the island's major brands are represented here, including NEXT, Debenhams, Dorothy Perkins, John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Topshop or HMV. Free WiFi for all visitors and numerous cafés, bars and fast food stalls make your stay perfect.
Shopping in the pedestrian area
From Gray's Monument to Northumberland Street, Newcastle's shops and restaurants line up. Among them popular English store chains such as Primark, TK Maxx or BHS. A well deserved shopping break can be enjoyed in one of the many cafes or in the popular Jamie's Italian - one of the restaurants of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver - right on Gray's Monument. In the side streets you will also find many specialty shops such as sports equipment or comics.
Sunday Quayside Market
Every Sunday (even the rainy ones), the Sunday Quayside Market takes place on the banks of the River Tyne between Millennium Bridge and Bridge Street between 9am and 4pm. While strolling along the riverbank, there are arts and crafts, fashion, sweets, jewelry, tea and all sorts of trinkets to rummage and bring along. For those who are hungry, (German!) Bratwursts, home-made burgers or refined pies and pastries from regional traders and food trucks are available.
The intu Metrocentre offers a unique shopping experience: with its 330 shops, it is the largest shopping center in Europe. It's so big that it's divided into four malls to help visitors get their bearings. After a long shopping trip, you can relax in one of the more than 60 restaurants and cafes. And even those who can not get excited about shopping: The Metrocentre also houses a cinema and various attractions such as bowling and bumper cars.