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“Part of a great city centre” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Grainger Town

Grainger Town
Grainger Street | Newcastle city centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5AF, England
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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“Part of a great city centre”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

I love the whole city centre and Grainger Town is part of it but not well defined. Not sure where it starts and finishes. When you walk in the Grainger Sreet area you have to look upwards. I need say no more.

Visited November 2012
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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“The Backbone Of Newcastle”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Grainger Market is the place to get almost everything you need from fruit and veg to jewellery repairs and a snack to eat in the cold outdoors. This is the real Newcastle hustle and bustle, the market and the surrounding town has been blended in with modern Newcastle but not forgotton, this is my first port of call when in need of a necessity.

Visited January 2013
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Wales, United Kingdom
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“Amazing architecture”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

There are some lovely buildings around Grainger Town, just ignore the shop fronts and look above them! There is also a brilliant indoor market that takes you back to a time before retail parks and out of town superstores! Also, make sure you explore the arcade and take a look down some of the alleyways that have existed there for centuries.

If you enjoy history and old buildings, you will enjoy a stroll through Grainger Town.

Visited December 2012
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Bexley, United Kingdom
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“Market”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

A gem of a place to visit. The smallest branch of M and S. Pumphrey's coffee - the best there is. Fantastic for fresh fish, just wish it wasn't so far from home.

Visited December 2012
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Another side to Newcastle”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

Do the guided walks around the old town and see some fine old buildings. Grainger market is a treasure when so many towns have lost their markets.

Visited December 2012
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