Living in the City Centre gives you the opportunity to be in the hub of Newcastle and enjoy all of the culture and excitement that city living brings, while being only just a few steps from university or work.
With all you could need just outside the door, everything is easily accessible which you’ll notice in the price. With just a short walk to the Quayside, there is a huge selection of cafes and bars to enjoy the riverside views. Otherwise take a stroll across the renowned Millennium Bridge to The Baltic Art Gallery and The Sage exhibition venue.
A small coffee house underneath the big Newcastle bridge, the Quay Ingredient Cafe serves, in our opinion, the best breakfast/brunch food in the city. You can choose from a selection of delicious cooked breakfasts, sandwiches, salads, soups as well as pastries & cakes. There’s plenty of choice to set you up for the day ahead.
Located in the heart of Newcastle city, on Grey Street and down by the Quayside, this restaurant offers flame-grilled Latin American dishes and mouth watering tapas, combine this with delicious cocktails creates a winning recipe for a great night. End your night with one of Las Iguanas scrumptious desserts, choose from a refreshing mango sorbet of indulge in a creamy caramel cake, the choice is yours. Students can also enjoy a 25% discount off their bill as well as buy one get one free cocktails! Delicious!
Longhorns offers some of the best BBQ food the toon has to offer. Make sure you visit them but be warned the food portions are big and not for the faint hearted! Get stuck in with the BBQ sandwiches or take on the BBQ meat boards that includes 2 or 3 meats with 2 sides each!
Since 1965 PizzaExpress have been serving up tasty Italian pizzas, pastas, salads and delicious desserts. You can pay them a visit either in Eldon Square or on Dean Street! And even better, if you’re a student you can enjoy a massive 40% off your bill with a valid NUS extra card!
Located near Newcastle University, The Hancock is a great place to go for a drink and with their top of the range draught larger, you can’t go wrong. Here you can buy 2 bottles or cans for only £5, or if you are feeling adventurous why not try one of their classic cocktails such as a Mojito or a Cosmopolitan.
Voted in the top 50 best nightclubs in the world, Digital is a must for any night out in Newcastle. Not only is it known for hosting some of the worlds best DJ’s – Calvin Harris, Marin Garrix & David Guetta, to just name a few. It’s also famous for it’s ‘Digi Mondays’ student night, where drinks are only £1!
Only 100 yards from the O2 Academy, Tilleys Bar is the perfect traditional city pub with a fantastic range of real ales and a collection of bottled beers and ciders. This bar is open from midday Sunday to Thursday and midday until 1am Friday and Saturday, this gives you the perfect opportunity to have a drink after seeing your favorite band in the O2 Academy before heading home after a great night.
The Dog and Parrot – “Serving up good times, great drinks and the best live music in the North East since 1966” Is located near Newcastle central station offering a top range of beers, ciders and cocktails with an Indie & Rock & Roll atmosphere. there is plenty of time to go and enjoy a draught larger or a ‘Surfs Up’ cocktail with its opening times of midday – 11.30pm Moday to Thursday, Midday – 12am Friday and Saturday and Midday until 10.30pm on Sundays.
World Headquarters in Newcastle is a unique club unlike the rest of the pubs and clubs you will find around Newcastle city centre. This club is an independent, underground word of mouth driven club with 2 underground floors of party vibe music every weekend. This unique club can be found on East Pilgrim Street and hosts a number of student nights throughout the week, as well as events on the weekend.
With a large selection of well known high street brands the city boasts a varied selection of boutique shopping outlets, why not explore the side streets and penny bazaars to experience the real Newcastle and don’t forget to do this at a pace that suits you and your budget!
Newcastle city centres main shopping centre, Eldon Square can be found in the heart of Newcastle and has an array of shops such as Debenhams, Clarks, Argos, Apple Store, Hollister and many more. Including restaurants such as Bella Italia, Georges & Nandos. Eldon Square is open from 9am – 8pm Monday to Friday, 9am – 7pm Saturday and 11am – 5pm on Sunday.
Frankie & Bennies, Bar B, Payers, Handmade Burger and a Cinema. The Gate in Newcastle is packed with places to eat , entertainment and great night life. If you fancy a game of chance why not visit the casino located on the first floor of The Gate. You can find The Gate on Newgate Street, which is open Monday – Saturday 9am until 2am and Sunday 10am until 2am.
Grainger Market is located between Grainger Street and Clayton Street (near Monument) offering quality indoor market stalls. Come rain or shine you can expect this market to be open 9am – 5.30pm Monday to Saturday. In Grainger Market you can expect to find various fruit & veg stalls, butchers, cafes, card stalls and even a jewelers.
Northumberland Street is a prime shopping location for anyone in Newcastle City Centre. Here you will find shops such as Primark, H & M, TK Maxx as well as Fenwicks which is also as an entrance via Eldon Square. Its prime locate makes its easy to find and shop for as long as the shop are open, if it rains you can simply head into neighboring Eldon Square.