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Address: Gateshead, England
Phone Number: 0191 4930219
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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On an upward curve

As a long term Gateshead resident, I have been visiting the MetroCentre for years. My current view is that it is on something of an upward curve, following the upgrades to Qube... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
LeeMack2000
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

As a long term Gateshead resident, I have been visiting the MetroCentre for years. My current view is that it is on something of an upward curve, following the upgrades to Qube (the cinema and restaurant sector), the revitalised red mall and the platinum mall (which forms the central part of the centre). Whilst there are a number of vacant... More 

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I visited the metro centre at the weekend for the 1st time. I was delighted with the place itself and all of the shops and restaurants. However, I did have an unpleasant experience in Primark. I was struggling find a top in my size and when I asked a member of staff, with name badge 'Layla', for help, I was... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Such a great shopping experience covering a vast amount of space. Everything you could ever need... Clothes, arcade, bowling, bingo, food, cinema, home ware! Great fun for everyone! :):)

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Ashington, United Kingdom
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136 reviews 136 reviews
49 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Plenty of shops,restaurants and bars under one roof,there's also a multiplex cinema.Having been going here for many years and indeed I worked here when it first opened I must say its gone a little downhill over time.During its heyday most if not all the units were filled with both the big name stores and independent traders,now however if you wander... More 

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Whitehaven
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105 reviews 105 reviews
28 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Visited here recently for the first time in many years. Theirs all your usual high street shops in here with a lot smaller speciality shops also. Plenty of places to eat and the whole layout is simple to get round with information points on e Every level showing clearly how to get around. The Metro centre has good links to... More 

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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

With lots of my friends we all bought from Build a bear, boots and hmv! Not forgetting some other friends went to Primark. Is very tiring and guy from build a bear was friendly but creepy but very good! More bins needed. More toy shops and better candy/sweet shops (or just more sweet shops) get more toilets? Still very good... More 

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Bodmin, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

OMG !! this place is huge I think it has more shops than the county I live in ..really its big and lovely and clean lots of ways to get to it via car,bus or for small fare we caught the 7 minute train ride from newcastle train station

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Caistor, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Up in Durham for a weekend with friends, my family and I (with our friends) made a visit to the centre for the main purpose of bowling at the Namco Funscape at the top of the building. We eventually got a parking space after about 25 minutes of circling most levels! It was around 2pm and we had never seen... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Very clean. Polite, helpful staff. A large variety of shops and places to eat and drink. A large cinema showing the latest films. A bus station. A train station. Large car parks. Plenty of lifts, escalators and stairs. Cash machines. Customer Services desks. 2 floors with 4 quadrants on each floor. Plenty of signs and touchscreen maps. Plenty of free... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This place is massive and you can spend all day in there. Every type of shop you can think of and a cinema too. Places to eat are many and plenty of seats to rest up in between shopping. Ample car parking, bus station right on the door step and trains too. There is always something going on in there... More 

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