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The Alchemist Comedy Night

Join The Alchemist for an explosive night of laughs and cocktails as they showcase the best in comedy talent straight out of the north.

With first-rate sets from Chris Cantrill, Tony Cowards, Catherine Scott and Host Alfie Joey.

Date: Friday 17 November 2023

Time: 8pm to 11pm

Where: The Alchemist

Ticket Cost: From £10

Feeling peckish? Enjoy a delicious meal before the show with 20% off for ticket holders.

To book your spot, click here.

The Alchemist Comedy Night

Top Eateries Inside Eldon Square

Here at Eldon Square, we are situated in the centre of Newcastle Upon Tyne and are happy to shout that we are not just a shopping destination. Eldon Square is home to many high street favourite eateries, making it a great place to sit down with friends and family while you enjoy a tasty treat or two.

Read on to discover the top food places inside Eldon Square, from the popular Asian cuisine restaurant Wagamama to Italian restaurant Bella Italia and everything in between.


If you’ve not heard of Wagamama, then you’ll be sure to be inspired by its delicious menu and soul-warming dishes.  Wagamama is a well-established name within the world of Asian cuisine, known for its heavenly Japanese-inspired food and modern atmosphere. The Eldon Square Wagamama restaurant serves up mouthwatering stir-fried noodles, delicious katsu curry, and ramen bowls. Whether you’re a fan of mild flavours or like to add a touch of spice for a fiery kick, Wagamama has something for all making it a great place to eat lunch and dinner (or tea!).

Click here to see store opening times.

TGI Fridays

If you have a hunger for American flare then the vibrant TGI restaurant situated in Upper Greys Quarter, Eldon Square is a great restaurant for you to explore.  From Legendary loaded potato skins to jaw-dropping burgers and sizzling stakes, you’re sure to enjoy a hearty meal here!

Don’t forget to check out their delicious dessert menu for a sweet finish to your meal.

The best news is TGI has teamed up with UNiDAYS to bring students a huge 20% off food from its main menu with the UNiDAYS app.  Available all day from Sunday to Thursday*.

Click here to see store opening times

Smash Burger

Are you in the mood for burgers? If the answer is yes, look no further than Smash Burger.  Using the freshest ingredients and smashing burgers to perfection, this eatery serves up a burger experience you’ll want to have time and time again.

Customise your burger with your choice of delicious toppings, and finish your meal with a side of Smash Burgers’ signature smash fries.

Click here to see store opening times

Bella Italia

If you’re a lover of Italian cuisine, Bella Italia serves a taste of Italy right here in the heart of Eldon Square. From vibrant pasta dishes to cool crispy pizzas straight from the oven, Bella Italia offers authentic Italian meals in a cozy atmosphere. Why not pair your meal with a glass of wine or a cocktail from their drinks menu. Find out more about Bella Italia Drinks menu here.

Click here to see store opening times.

Frankie & Benny’s

Frankie & Benny’s is all about family-friendly dining with a touch of nostalgia.

Their mouth-watering menu features a wide range of American and Italian classics, making it a versatile choice for family and friends with a wide range of preferences. Whether you’re in the mood for a tempting steak, a tender burger, sourdough pizza, or a hearty dish, Frankie & Benny’s has it all.

Click here to see store opening times.


Into big taste Mexican flavours? Tortilla is your go-to spot for tacos, burritos, and naked burrito bowls made with your choice of fresh ingredients. Whether you’re a vegetarian or enjoy meats, including chicken and beef, you’ll find plenty to satisfy your cravings.

Don’t forget to pair your meal with a refreshing margarita or a craft soda during Tortilla’s happy hours.

Click here to see store opening times

Eldon Square has a delightful culinary offering with a diverse range of food options, there’s something for everyone’s palate.

Looking for a great place to grab a drink after your meal? Check out the top spots for refreshing beverages at Eldon Square here.

Super Student Discounts

Enjoy the perks of being a student with massive discounts all year round found at Eldon Square.

Student life can be expensive, but our brands are here to help you out! Save up to 30% off your favourite brands including; food, fashion, and more – all under one roof.




Ann Summers 20% off with a valid student card or UNiDAYS App
Fenwick 10% off with a valid student card or UNiDAYS App
Damaged Society 10% off with a valid student card
Hollister 10% off with a valid student card or UNiDAYS App
Levi’s 20% off with a valid student card or UNiDAYS App
Monki 11% off with a Student Beans account
New Look 10% off with a valid student card
River Island 10% off full price with Studentbeans & UNiDAYS – Limited time only. T&C’s Apply
Superdry 10% off with a valid student card or UNiDAYS App

Shoes & Accessories:

Accessorize 10% off with a valid student card or UNiDAYS App
claire’s 15% off with a valid student card
Lovisa 10% off with a valid student card or UNiDAYS App
Schuh 10% off full price and sale items with a valid student card
Skechers 20% off with a valid student card

Health & Beauty:

Boots (next to Clarks) 10% off with a Boots Advantage card
Boots (Grey’s Quarter) 10% off with a Boots Advantage card
Holland and Barrett 20% off with the Student Beans App & UNiDAYS App
Morphe 20% off with a valid student card or Unidays App
Molton Brown 10% discount with a valid student card or Unidays App
Supercuts 10% off services Monday – Friday (excluding colour packages) with SudentBeans
The Fragrance Shop 15% off with UNiDAYS App
The Body Shop 20% off with a valid student card or UNiDAYS App


EE 20% off your monthly phone bill
O2 20% off airtime and more* with UNiDAYS App
Samsung 10% off selected products with UNiDAYS App
Three Save up  to 20% off on student plans
Vodafone Students save 10% on selected pay monthly pans

Food & Drink:

Ask Italian 20% off food Sunday – Thursday with UNiDAYS App
Bella Italia 30% off food from Sunday – Thursday with UNiDAYS App
Boost 15% off with a valid student ID card
Bagel Factory 15% off with a valid student ID card
Chiquito 25% off food every day with a valid student card
Chaophraya 10% off a la carte food menu Sunday – Thursday with a valid student card
Crepeaffaire 15% off with a valid student card & Studentbeans
COSMO 10% off Sunday to Friday. T&Cs apply.
Frankie and Benny’s 20% off any two main meals with a valid student card
Greggs Free sausage roll, vegan sausage roll, or a sweet treat when you buy any cold sandwich deal
Nandos Get 20% off all-day Mon-Wednesday 18th Sept to 15th Oct
KFC Free original recipe snack box when you spend £3 or more in a single transaction
Smashburger 20% off with a valid student card or Unidays app
Tortilla 10% off with a valid student card
TGI Fridays 20% off with UniDays app
The Alchemist 25% off when students sign-up to The Alchemist newsletter
The Real Greek 25% off the main menu with UniDays app. Sunday – Thursday Only. T&Cs apply.
Umai Mi 10% off all year round with a valid student card


Lakeland 15% off online with a valid student card
MenKind 10% off with a valid student card
Ryman 10% off with a valid student card
Specsavers 25% off all our glasses from £69 and above, including designer styles from £99. Just use your TOTUM, NUS Extra card or other valid student ID in store
Sharps £100 off when you spend £2,000 or more
Typo 10% off with a valid student card
Vision Express Save 20% on glasses and contact lenses


Remember to show your valid student ID card to individual retailer stores to redeem discounts, deals, and more.

Terms and conditions apply. Please see individual stores for more information.

Don’t forget, shops open ’til 8pm on a Thursday and restaurants open even later! Find out more here.

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Child Friendly Restaurants & Offers at Eldon Square!

Enjoy a foodie treat with the little ones at Eldon Square! Keep meals exciting with our fantastic range of child-friendly restaurants for all – even the fussy eaters. And enjoy special offers including “kids eat FREE” in selected restaurants only.

From favourites such as pizzas and burgers to delicious pasta and nutritious veggie options, we’ve rounded up the top child-friendly menus found here, at Eldon Square.

Umai Mi

Come and dine as a family at Umai Mi with their delicious Pan-Asian kids’ menu, full of dishes that your little ones will love including a dessert! Choose from fish & chips, chicken fried rice, chicken katsu curry and more.  Choose one big eat and one dessert of ice cream or sorbet for £6.50

Need to keep your little ones entertained? Don’t worry, Umai Mi’s menu transforms into an activity sheet where kids can colour in the Dragon and Sushi and work their way through the Noodle Maze to pass the time.

To book a table, visit the Umai Mi website here. Walk-ins are also welcome.


Enjoy the taste of Thailand, as you take the kids on a fun-filled day out to Newcastle! Discover Chaophraya’s wide range of kids’ dishes from £6.95 and cream for £2.00 here. Terms and conditions apply. Please visit the restaurant for more details.



Ask Italian

Make your kids Hap-Pea with Ask Italian’s tasty kids’ menu, with selected starters, main, pudding and babyccino for only £7.50. Plus kids can get free peas with every meal. Ask Italian will serve up smiles for adults and children with their mini-size cutlery for small hands, fun activity sheets and colouring menus and they operate a ‘kids eat first’ policy and offer a wide range of desserts to finish their experience the right way, with ice cream!

To book a table, visit the Ask Italian website here. Walk-ins are also welcome.


Bring your children out for a mini Mexican treat. From fajitas to quesadilla pizza and battered fish, Chiquito’s have something for even the pickiest amigos. Enjoy a three-course meal for kids with a main, side, dessert and drink for £7.30.

Chiquito’s activity packs and Mexican hats can really keep the little ones entertained while they wait for their food.

To book a table, visit Chiquito’s website here. Walk-ins are also welcome.

The Real Greek

The Real Greek Newcastle is the perfect spot to experience the flavours of Eastern Mediterranean foods. It is the ideal place to have a meal with the kids after a fun-filled morning with plenty to choose from, including a meal deal for the kids under 12, which includes a kid’s Souvlaki Wrap or Kids Meze Selection served with your choice of ice cream/sorbet and a soft drink for £7.50.

To book a table, visit The Real Greek website here. Walk-ins are also welcome.

The Real Greek Kids Meals

Frankie & Benny’s

Kids are no second thought at Frankie & Benny’s. If your little one is a fan of the classics, they’ll love the Meatballs and Crispy Chicken Nuggets. While the more adventurous might try the Mini Baked Salmon or even build their own pizza! And if there’s a little vegan in the house, the Vegan Nuggets are a true crowd-pleaser. Small eaters enjoy a drink, main and dessert for £6.80 and big eaters for £8.30.

To book a table, visit their website here or stop by for a walk-in table.


Wagamama can’t wait to see their little noodlers! Offering a kids’ menu full of options including, Nama Spicy Tuna, Mini Chicken Ramen, and Chicken Mandarin Salad, your kids will enjoy all the flavours of Asia in one dish.

To book, visit the Wagamama website here. Alternatively, you can walk-in for a table.

Bella Italia

Enjoy an Italian-themed day at Bella Italia, with their fantastic kids’ menu full of flavour and all-time favourites, including pizza, pasta and Chicken Crunchies!

Plus Kids can order a 3 course meal including a starter, smaller main + dessert and drink for £6.49 or for those with a larger appetite a kids 3-course meal with a starter, larger main dessert and drink is £8.49. Meals are suitable for 2-11 year olds.

To book, visit the Bella Italia website here or stop by for a walk-in table.

TGI Fridays

Start your day off with a fun-filled trip to TGI Fridays with the kids. All of their dishes come with tasty, healthy snacks including, sticks of apple, cucumber, and carrot, which is one of their five-a-day!

Meals start from £6.65, however, kids can eat for free if you are a new or existing Stripes Rewards Member. This offer is available all day every day.  Your little ones can enjoy American-style dishes including a hamburger, chicken tenders, hot dog, fish fingers, and more! Veggie options are also available.

To book, visit the TGI Fridays website here or stop by for a walk-in table.


Smashburger fix? As a proud family-friendly restaurant, Smashburger is excited to welcome you this summer! Whilst you enjoy your go-to meal, your little ones can choose from delicious kids’ dishes including hamburgers, crispy chicken strips and more!

They can also show off their colouring skills with Smashburger’s activity sheets.

Walk-ins welcome.


Enjoy your favourite Nando’s dish with the little ones. With new spices and lots of options for Nando’s kids including Nando’s chicken burger, beanie burger, chicken breast fillet, spicy rice, corn on a cob and more, you will have a lot to choose from. Plus, kids under 10 can enjoy a main with two sides and a drink or desert for only £5.95.

All sides and sauces come separately, which is great for the picky eaters. Highchairs are available at Nando’s Eldon Square.

To book, visit Nando’s website here or stop by for a walk-in table.

George’s Fish Shack

Bring the joy of the seaside with a delicious meal at George’s Fish Shack.

Dishes include battered haddock and house chips, chip shop sausage and house chips and light bites.

Pre-booking and walk-ins are available. Check out Georges’s Fish Shack opening times here.

Pizza Express

Pizza Express children’s menu is too good to miss out on! Kiddies can indulge in dough balls, pizza, pasta, salad, many desserts and Bambinoccion, all for £7.95.

Baby changing facilities and highchairs are available upon request at Pizza Express Eldon Square.

To book, visit the Pizza Express website here or stop by for a walk-in table.

Pizza Express Newcastle

Ori Caffe

Ori Caffe have the best people watching spot in the centre, made even better with their kids menu selection. Choose from classic sandwiches, toasties, meatballs or even cod and chips. And for those on the go kids that can’t sit still pick up their meal in a lunch bag for them to eat on the go!

There’s no need to book at Ori Caffe, just turn up and enjoy.

Remember, we’re open ’til 8pm every Thursday and restaurants open even later. Find out more here.