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Address: 1 Charles Street | Plymouth, Plymouth PL1 1EA, England
Phone Number: +44 1752 224430
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mon - Wed 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Pretty grim, but then, isn't most high street shopping these days?

Shopping here is an exercise in patience. I suppose there's a good choice if you don't mind the pushing and shoving and the crowds, the blaring music and the artificial lights... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
Rachael R
Truro, United Kingdom
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Braunton, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed visiting the variety of shops within Drake Circus and using one of the eateries for a small snack whilst there. I must admit, it's very much like all shopping centres with similar named stores/eateries but for those of us from smaller places it makes a change to see the larger branches or even some of the shops themselves.... More 

Thank DebbiefromDevon
Torquay, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

The shopping has a wide range of products laces to purchase all types of goods. There are many clothes shops and it's all enclosed so you don't need to worry about the weather. There are also places to eat and get a snack which is really good. The whole shopping experience is very good! A good day out shopping for... More 

1 Thank Livvy1309
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

What a dull shopping centre. Lack of small unique shops. Everywhere seems now to be Food or Drink. Stick to the Barbican if looking for something different. Please please get some small unique stores in so we can find something a little different. No space? Then get rid of a few food or coffee stores.

2 Thank Arry W
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255 reviews
135 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Lovely shopping centre with loads of parking and plenty of shops. Best place for shopping in Plymouth.

Thank JasonJ88
Breage, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Always find things that I am looking for, nice open shopping centre, like how it is open later into the evening as a walk through if the weather is bad. Has a really nice feel to the place!!

Thank Megan S
Devon, United Kingdom
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194 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This was a lot smaller than I expected but still worth a visit. I just went for a browse not with an intention to buy. I enjoyed browsing and was not tempted to buy anything. Being undercover its especially good in inclement weather . Worth seeing for yourself.

2 Thank Bangel2015
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

It has everything you need from clothes to gadgets including an Apple Store! Some food outlets and juice bars. Was very busy!

Thank Ryanaldo7
Callington, United Kingdom
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208 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I am not very good at shopping but this Centre does make the experience a little easier. Without exception, I have always found the people working in the various units to be very polite and helpful. However, I think the car parking charges are ridiculously high, to such an extent that one thinks they are trying to put motorists off... More 

Thank brian840019
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36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

On holiday near Penzance and it was a rainy day so decided to travel to here... Disappointed!! Hardly any shops. I'm sure there were as many coffee shops as there were shops! Not worth the 2 hour travel!

4 Thank Sara C
Truro, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Shopping here is an exercise in patience. I suppose there's a good choice if you don't mind the pushing and shoving and the crowds, the blaring music and the artificial lights. It's basically your every day shopping centre that you see the whole stretch of the country. There's nothing special, nothing unique, nothing individual about it. Much nicer shops to... More 

5 Thank Rachael R

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