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Metrocentre opening hours are:

  • Monday to Friday: 9am - 9pm
  • Saturday: 9am - 7pm
  • Sunday: 11am - 5pm

Cafes & Restaurants from Monday 17 May

From Monday 17 May, Metrocentre visitors will be able to dine indoors with up to 6 people or two households at restaurants such as Wagamama, Nando’s, Five Guys, Zizzi and Chiquito, plus brand-new local independent restaurant, Zucchini Pasta Bar.

Leisure and entertainment from Monday 17 May

In addition, popular family leisure attractions Odeon Cinema and Angry Birds Adventure Golf will also reopen to shoppers, as well as Namco Funscape which has been closed for over six months.

Clip 'n' Climb is currently open for pre-booked appointments only. To book session at Clip 'n' Climb, please contact them on 0191 500 2140.

Please read the latest centre update and the Metrocentre's Covid FAQs before setting off.

Stores opening hours will vary, so please check directly with the retailer before setting off.

About Metrocentre

Metrocentre is Europe's largest indoor mall-style shopping centres, conveniently situated beside the A1 in Gateshead. Visitors to Metrocentre looking for world-class shopping, dining and leisure are guaranteed a great day out at this must-visit shopping haven.

Metrocentre provides shoppers with over 300 popular high street shops over five sprawling coloured malls to make your shopping experience a breeze. Did you know, that if you walked past every shop front in the complex, you'd cover 3.5 miles - and that's without going in any stores?

Pick up a designer handbag at Flannels or luxury lingerie at Victoria's Secret; browse the latest in fashion, beauty and homeware from major department stores including Primark, TK Maxx and Marks & Spencer, to name a few, as well as countless high-street stores selling the best in clothing, electronics, toys, stationery and more.

Metrocentre has opened a Sky store which is the companies first ever bricks and mortar retail shops across the UK. The new retail concept, which is now open, brings together Sky Mobile, Sky Broadband and Sky TV, and offers potential customers the opportunity to fully sample the Sky Q experience.

There's also a regular event programme during weekends and school holidays where children are invited to meet Metrocentre's performers the Metrognomes, creating the perfect day out for families!

Visitors looking for things to do in Gateshead will be spoiled for choice at Metrocentre, too. Why not play a couple of rounds of golf at the Worlds first Angry Birds Adventure Golf, or challenge yourself at Clip ‘n’ Climb. Perhaps catch the latest Box Office hits on one of Odeon IMAX cinemas 12 screens? Or get competitive at Namco Funscape which includes 18 lanes of ten-pin bowling, video games arcade, an American pool hall and Europe's fastest dodgems!

Refuel or make it a date night in the Qube where you can dine in style at one of nearly 50 restaurants, cafes and food kiosks. Sample the Japanese inspired dishes at YO!, satisfy your sweet tooth with a doughnut at Krispy Kreme or enjoy a relaxing Italian meal at Zizzi's. Whether it's Mexican, Thai or American-style diners that take your fancy, there's something for everyone!

Plan your day out to Metrocentre today!

Things to do & places to shop at Metrocentre

  • Angry Birds Adventure Golf
  • Clip ‘n’ Climb
  • Namco Funscape
  • Disney Store
  • Victoria's Secret
  • Zara
  • Jack Wills
  • Joules
  • Apple Store
  • Pandora
  • Hugo Boss
  • L'Occitane
  • Build a Bear
  • Waterstones
  • Sky Shop

Places to go for Food & Drink at Metrocentre

  • Chiquitos
  • Thaikhun
  • Nando's
  • Wagamama
  • TGI Fridays
  • Bella Italian
  • Starbucks
  • YO!
  • Wetherspoons
  • Five Guys
  • Zucchini Pasta Bar

Useful Information

Opening Hours

  • Monday to Friday: 9am - 9pm
  • Saturday: 9am - 7pm
  • Sunday: 11am - 5pm

Individual retailers opening hours may operate outside of the centre's core hours. Some retailers might have slightly reduced, or extended hours. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you check with the individual stores directly in advance before travelling to Metrocentre.

Telephone: 0191 493 0200


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