Eldon Square

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Telephone: 0191 261 1891


Is Eldon Square open in Newcastle?

Following the Government’s most recent lockdown restrictions across England (from 5 November - 2 December), shops which sell non-essential items have been told to close. This means that there are some shops open and some closed in Eldon Square.

Check the Eldon Square website for information on your favourite stores: https://eldonsquare.co.uk/

Essential shops open in Eldon Square and their opening times

  • Boots (Grey’s Quarter): Monday - Saturday 7:30am-8pm, Sunday 11am-5pm
  • Boots (St. George’s Way): Monday - Saturday 7:30am-8pm, Sunday 11am-5pm
  • Eurochange: Monday- Saturday 10am - 4pm, Sunday 11am - 5pm
  • Holland & Barrett: Monday - Saturday 9am – 6pm, Sunday 11am-5pm
  • Optical Express: Monday – Saturday 9am – 5:30pm
  • Poundland (Clayton Street): Monday – Saturday 7:30am – 7:30pm, Sunday 10am – 4pm
  • Poundland (St. George’s Way): Monday – Saturday 8am – 8pm, Sunday 11am – 5pm
  • Ryman: Monday - Saturday: 9:30am - 5:30pm, Sunday 11am - 5pm
  • Specsavers: Monday – Saturday 9am – 6pm, Sunday 11am – 5pm
  • Timpson: Monday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm, Sunday: 11am – 5pm
  • Vision Express: Monday - Saturday 9am – 6pm, Sunday 11am-5pm
  • Waitrose & Partners: Monday - Saturday 7:30am-8pm, Sunday 11am-5pm

Food outlets in Eldon Square which are open for takeaway only:

(Please note, food and drink must be consumed outside the shopping centre.)

  • ASK Italian
  • Café Nero
  • Chiquito
  • Costa (Blackett bridge)
  • Costa (Eldon Square Bus Station)
  • Crepeaffaire
  • Frankie & Benny’s
  • Gregg’s
  • Krispy Kreme
  • Nandos
  • Smashburger
  • Starbucks (near Debenhams)
  • Starbucks (Old Eldon Square)
  • Tortilla
  • Umai Mi
  • Wagamama

Stores in Eldon Square offering click & collect services only:

  • Apple
  • Argos
  • Footlocker
  • Game
  • Hollister
  • John Lewis & Partners
  • Lakeland
  • Lush
  • Kurt Keiger
  • Nespresso
  • Next
  • The Perfume Shop


Eldon Square is Newcastle's oldest and most famous premium shopping centre which can be found in the heart of Newcastle city centre and is home to an impressive list of over 150 high street shops and specialist stores, housed under one roof.

From fashion and beauty stores to retailers selling accessories, stationery, electronics and homeware, you'll find everything you need within walking distance. For those on the hunt for something special, Eldon Square is also home to Newcastle's major department stores including Fenwick, John Lewis & Partners and Marks & Spencer, where you can while away the hours browsing for designer brands, high-end cosmetics and luxury gifts. You'll also find world famous brands including Apple, Levis, All Saints and Hollister as well as flagship stores for high-street favourites New Look, River Island and Topshop.

All shoppers need a break to refuel and Eldon Square does not disappoint. The indoor shopping complex offers a choice of cuisine from around the world within its dedicated food and drink hub Greys Quarter. Choose from over 20 Restaurants, cafes and food kiosks, where you can stop off for a quick bite at Nandos, Tapas Revolution or Bella Italia while taking a break from a busy day of retail therapy. Or, why not enjoy an evening cocktail at The Alchemist? Make a night of it and indulge in a unique dining experience at Asian-fusion Restaurants Chaophraya which boasts stunning views across Newcastle's historic Grey's Monument and a roof-top terrace long after the shops have closed. As the central shopping hub of Newcastle's city centre, you'll never be too far from Eldon Square, with entrances at Old Eldon Square, Newgate Street and Newcastle's busy Northumberland Street.

Visit during the school holidays and you can also enjoy some of the year-round events and activities, including Christmas shopping nights and student discount events.

Eldon Square is easy to reach as it is situated in the centre of Newcastle-upon-Tyne and visitors can travel to Eldon Square on foot or by car, train and metro.

Plan your visit today and make the most of your visit to Newcastle's number one shopping destination.

Shopping at Eldon Square

Restaurants at Eldon Square include

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Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 18:00

Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00

Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00

Thursday 09:00 - 18:00

Friday 09:00 - 18:00

Saturday 09:00 - 18:00

Sunday 11:00 - 17:00

Telephone: 0191 261 1891



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