Eldon Square

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Telephone: 0191 261 1891


Is Eldon Square open in Newcastle?

Following the latest Government guidelines, Eldon Square will remain open for essential retail and services only from 31 December.

From Thursday 31 December, Eldon Square will be supporting the local community by providing access to essential services such as pharmacies, supermarkets and opticians. Food outlets are also permitted to offer takeaway and some brands will be offering click & collect services.

Individual store opening times may vary, so please check with store/restaurant websites before you travel.

Essential stores that are open;

  • Boots Grey’s Quarter
  • Boots Hotspur Way
  • HiYou
  • Holland & Barrett
  • Poundland Clayton Street
  • Poundland St Georges Way
  • Ryman
  • Specsavers
  • Timpson
  • Vision Express
  • Waitrose

Food outlets open for takeaway only;

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

  • ASK Italian
  • Caffe Nero
  • Chiquito
  • Costa (Blackett Bridge)
  • Costa (Eldon Square Bus Station)
  • Crepeaffaire
  • Frankie & Benny’s
  • Greggs
  • Krispy Kreme
  • Nando’s
  • Smashburger
  • Starbucks (near Debenhams)
  • Starbucks (Old Eldon Square)
  • Tortilla
  • Umai Mi
  • Wagamama

Stores offering click & collect services only;

  • Apple
  • Argos
  • Beaverbrooks
  • Goldsmiths
  • Hollister
  • John Lewis
  • Next
  • Office
  • The Fragrance Shop
  • Vodafone


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

Useful Information

Opening Hours

Monday: 9 am - 6 pm

Tuesday: 9 am - 6 pm

Wednesday: 9 am - 6 pm

Thursday: 9 am - 6 pm

Friday: 9 am - 6 pm

Saturday: 9 am - 6 pm

Sunday: 11 am - 5 pm

Telephone: 0191 261 1891



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