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Grainger Town

Grainger Street | Newcastle city centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF, England
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Neighborhoods, Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings
Activities: Shopping
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English first
Ludlow, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
4 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

What a place - so much to see and do, enjoy, inspect and admire. Well worth a visit. The true heart of this great proud city. I had a few oysters at the fish stalls, whitebait and a drink and then a crepe at La Petite Creperie and enjoyed chatting with the French boy running it. Wish my Francais was... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Granger Town is a historical central area of Newcastle and was the brainchild of Richard Grainger. Comprising of the Theatre Royal, Grey Street and Grainger Street, to name a few, this area has some beautiful architecture. However the area around Grainger Street and Grey Street is a shopping section and all of the ground levels have, over the years, become... More

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Wow, this place is good to walk round and wander and look through all the stalls and a get a bite to eat, great place, it's amazing seeing all those stalls and of course the first marks and spencer too.

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Newcastle, England, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

A really cute grocery centre with very polite owners . You can find fresh fruits meat and bakeries, and small handcrafts shops, flower shop.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
47 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This on one of the main shopping area of Newcastle. The grainger market is placed in the centre of the area and dates back to victorian era. It's a place you can buy fruit, veg, meat, fish, plants and clothes. worth a look

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I was flabbergasted by how meaty the meat stalls smelt. Wow, such meat, many smells, 10/10, would smell again.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

A big variety of blinding fruits, vegetables, meat, bread etc etc. The best of food can be chosen is pizza slice shop, owed by Naples people and with an authentic Italian taste...I love it.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, exiled Welshman
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I have lived in the NE for over 35 years and used to do all of my food shopping here. An excellent Victorian market. Many years ago, l visited a similar market in Hania in Crete. No comparison, even the dried figs in the Grainger were better. Its not as busy as it was, which is a pity. Grainger town... More

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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A trip to Newcastle is not complete without a visit to Grainger Indoor Market! Whether you just want to sit and watch the hustle and bustle of people going about their business whilst enjoying one the many food stalls or peruse the array of stalls that cater for every need. There are food stalls, greengrocers, bakers, florists, shoes, clothes, cosmetics,... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

A massive assortment of stalls, there is something for everyone and great value for money. Places inside to eat and drink, very reasonable prices.

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