Friday, 30 November 2012

Newcastle's TOP FIVE Places

Here are five of my personal favourite places to go in Newcastle. What are your favourites? Comment below!

Urban Outfitters
No shopping trip is complete in Newcastle without a visit to Urban Outfitters. I think the whole female population of the North East sighed with fashionable relief when it was announced that this fashionista’s paradise was to open in the region.

It is set over 4 floors, if you include the entrance, and is filled full of unique delights. Think oversized chunky knits, statement tees, showstopper dresses and a shoe collection big enough to shake… Your foot at?

The accessory section doesn’t fail either. Vintage trinkets, a bonanza of books, old-school Polaroid cameras and iPad cases galore are just a few treats you might find difficult to keep out of your shopping basket.

The Town Wall
Located on Pink Lane, this Public House and Eatery is a stylish establishment with a modern edge. The Town Wall is perfectly situated in the centre of Newcastle, making it an ideal starting point for any night out.

If you’re looking for a bar with a dash of class combined with homely features and a lively atmosphere, The Town Wall is for you.

We all need a change from high-street stores now and again - Newcastle is home to some of the regions most sought-after vintage shops.

ERIC is located on High Bridge (just off Grey St) and houses hundreds of vintage pieces at a reasonable price. The shop is packed with high-waisted denim shorts, fur coats and has flannel shirts aplenty; the perfect hub for those wanting something unique.

Popolo immediately invites you in with its stylish retro chic interior, and fantastic array of cocktails. If you’re after a bar with a great atmosphere, you must visit. Popolo is a cross between a New York Bar and an Italian coffee shop. It has quickly become of the city's best hotspots not only for its menu, but for its atmosphere.

Hanahana is the best Japanese Teppanyaki restaurant to situate itself in the North East.  When you first step in to the restaurant you are met with delicious aromas. The restaurant has eight grill stations where diners are seated around whilst Teppanyaki chefs perform an impressive cooking show. If you are brave enough, step up for the egg challeng - catch an egg in a chef’s hats, but be careful not to drop it!

Have you been to any of these places mentioned? Share your experience.

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