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Drake Circus Shopping Centre

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Address: 1 Charles Street | Plymouth, Plymouth PL1 1EA, England
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+44 1752 224430
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun 10:30 - 16:30
Mon - Wed 09:00 - 18:00
Thu 09:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 18:00

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Loving the smell of yo yo sushi

Somehow the Drakes Circus Mall doesn't quite get the shopping experience right. The main entrance is dominated by yo yo sushi's smell and cigarette smoke blown in from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John R
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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193 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Somehow the Drakes Circus Mall doesn't quite get the shopping experience right. The main entrance is dominated by yo yo sushi's smell and cigarette smoke blown in from outside. The shops are ok. Just high street shops with nothing particularly unique or local going on. The car park charges are horrendous and the time in includes driving round and around... More 

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Thank John R
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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707 reviews
336 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is not as big as you might think and personally I found the stores in it not that special. We went to the Starbucks in here but did not visit much more shops.

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Thank FORZA7777
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice place for shopping. You can get a book, a record, medicine, money, coffee, and lots of clothes at Primark. We enjoyed every minute in there

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Thank Enriqueta N
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Shopping is good here , primark is huge as is next , could do with better places to eat however there are plenty of places in the city center

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Thank sam4food
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I am local to the area and love Drake Circus. It has been my go-to shopping centre since it was built. I'd say that the restaurants in it are a bit limited - however, go outside and you'll find many, many chain and high street restaurants. For me, it is big enough and has all the shops you would want... More 

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Thank 1995mp
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

its not exetre, with a good mix of local and high street shops; Plymouth council put very little investment in local , its all chain and pretty standard issue . Zzzzzzz.........

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Thank M T
Truro, United Kingdom
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359 reviews
111 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

All the usual high street shops and food places. Parking is expensive and access is awkward by car if you are a stranger. All in all pretty average, not the place to go for a bargain. Tried Burger King was OK, seems to be some confusion on TP about this one in the Drake Circus and another in George Street.... More 

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Thank John G
Durham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Nothing exciting really which is a shame as its the only shopping centre in the area. The other place is Exeter. An Apple Store, Starbucks and M&S is about as luxurious as it gets. Theres an Ed's Diner thats been closed for god knows how long, and a Yo Sushi which we all know to be massively overpriced for what... More 

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Thank Paul R
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The shopping here is average. It's your usual run of the mill city shopping centre. It's got everything you need but nothing over and above. It's fully enclosed and easily accessible and there is plenty of parking. The top floor has a food court with a number of eateries to choose from also. If you're in Plymouth pay it a... More 

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Thank DC1989
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39 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Been here numerous times after moving to Plymouth for university. There is an enormous range of shops from Primark to M&S so there's everything you need. The shops are nicely spread out over three floors with the second floor being dedicated to technology and fashion which is perfect for students.

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Thank Angus D

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