Well just like that, Summer is over and it is almost time to return to study, or begin your brand new chapter of adulthood starting your journey to University! Today we pen this blog for all you Freshers out there who are getting prepared to start your journey to University in Newcastle upon Tyne, giving you our top tips for the best places to dine, drink and shop! Be assured that with a wide variety of properties available across the city, that are perfect for Student house shares, you are in safe hands with Taylored Lets!
Student Hotspots In Newcastle
Eldon Square is the perfect place for getting all of your shopping done in one place at one time. You can find everything you need in one place, whether that be big designer brands or your trusty high-street names, you can be sure to get everything you need for the new term under one roof.
If market shopping is your thing, you also have a couple of options in and around town; for example there is the Grainger Market, which is only a couple of minutes walk on foot from Eldon Square, where you can pick up an array of bargains from independent jewellers, florists, haberdasheries, and food suppliers specialising in artisan bakeries, butchers and greengrocers. The other market which we highly recommend that you check out is actually a little further afield but it is definitely worth checking out - Tynemouth Market. Accessible on an easy Metro ride that should only take you around 20 minutes to get there. Here you will find bargains on vintage clothing, jewellery and accessories, to food stalls with produce from around the world. It’s definitely worth popping down on a Sunday morning for a little look around!
Newcastle is a fantastic place to eat out - with so many options in and around the city centre, serving up cuisines from around the world. Our top picks for affordable yet swanky student dining would be:
Pizza Punks -
Everyone loves indulging in a good pizza, right? Well have you tried out Pizza Punks yet? Situated on Grey Street, you can find a quirky restaurant serving up a mixture of delicious classic pizzas, staff favourites and make your own options. In addition to tasty side dishes including Mac & Cheese, Buffalo Chicken Wings and many, many more! With the price of pizza’s starting from just £6.00, you can’t go wrong!
Harry’s Bar -
Serving up delicious breakfasts, fantastic meals and a wide selection of tasty cocktails and desserts, Harry’s Bar located on Grey Street is fantastic for any time of the day. Full of character and with student-friendly prices, it’s a perfect spot for catching up after a long day of lectures!
Slug & Lettuce -
Open every day of the week from 10AM, the Slug & Lettuce is perfect for students to hang out! With a delicious menu of afternoon tea, sharing boards, sandwiches, burgers and many more, you will be spoilt for choice when dining out! The Slug & Lettuce doesn’t only offer excellent food, but fantastic offers on their extensive cocktail menu. With themed nights, two for one offers and many more, it’s safe to say this bar is definitely going to help you save a pretty penny where it counts!
Over the years, Newcastle has been famed for its vibrant nightlife and club scene. Here are our recommendations for every student to try out at the weekend…
If you are looking for a central spot right near the Quayside, Livello is the place to be! Offering a luxury nightlife vibe with live musicians, weekly events and high-grade DJ’s to boot, it’s a venue with the inclusive members’ feel.
The Alchemist -
If quirky bars are your thing, then you will LOVE The Alchemist situated in Grey’s Quarter. With ‘Insta-worthy’ cocktail creations, trendy interiors and friendly staff, you can expect to feel right at home! You can catch special offers such as the Bottomless Balearic Brunch every weekend, and The Conjurer Experience, it’s definitely somewhere to tell your friends about!
Revolución De Cuba -
Experience Cuban nightlife at Revolucion De Cuba! With a gorgeous rooftop terrace to sit back and sip your classic rum cocktail under the sunshine, fantastic promotions including a bottomless brunch served every weekend and Happy Hour from 3-7 Monday-Friday, you can expect this to become a firm favourite!
Live In Newcastle
Now you know some of our favourite spots to enjoy some downtime in the toon, it is time to find your perfect Student pad! Here at Taylored Lets we have an extensive range of properties perfect for Student Letting in and around the city centre. Simply head on over to our website to view our available properties!
If you have seen a particular property on our website that you would like to view, please don’t hesitate to get in touch and a member of our team will be more than happy to book a viewing in our diary for you! Give us a call on 0191 447 1718 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.