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Highcross Leicester

5 Shires Lane, Leicester LE1 4AN, England
+44 116 242 8644
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Excellent place for shopping, lots of choice.

This is a good centre for shopping in...lots of high street named brands, places to eat and parking... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lucy P
via mobile
Shopping spree

We went to the highcross for shopping and found that the shops were good with high label shops like... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Discover over 120 stores and restaurants in the heart of Leicester city centre.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
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5 Shires Lane, Leicester LE1 4AN, England
+44 116 242 8644
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a good centre for shopping in...lots of high street named brands, places to eat and parking at John Lewis. All in all worth a visit.

Thank Lucy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the highcross for shopping and found that the shops were good with high label shops like Superdry etc all within the centre. Good selection of restaurants to dine at as well as amenities like toilets, prayer rooms, charging points for phones etc....More

Thank Chris_pets
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

John Lewis is not huge, House of Fraser is an outlet store with very gloomy lighting and the other shops are the same really as anywhere else in the uk. Beautiful exterior. Car park terrible (hard to find spaces even on a quiet day -...More

Thank DerbyMum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is decent, you get your average shopping store names as well as lots of food places, the food court outside is great!! Indoors you have the pretzels and donuts and coffee shops. The only downside is not a lot of designer stores, John...More

Thank ADFlawless
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Leicester high cross is about 50 - 60 minutes drive away from where we live, so naturally we tend not to go that much (unless we want to go to the Apple Store as it is our closest one, or John Lewis). Parking is...More

Thank Lo B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I meet up quite often for coffee,lunch and a look around the shops.The centre is clean and there is a good selection of various shops, eating places etc to suit all tastes.

Thank 428susan
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Having been brought up on Bluewater it's always difficult to compare shopping centres that a smaller. Centrepiece here is a very good John Lewis and as you would expect most of the big brands are here. One absentee is M&S which is a five minute...More

Thank MalcH
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Having grown up in Leicester and working at the centre prior to it's extension, I can say that I loved the Shires as it was when first opened but definitely love the Highcross now it is extended and lots of new shops and restaurants. There...More

Thank charlylou
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I have to say Highcross/Shires has improved a lot since the revamp. There are lots of food establishments outside, the parking at John Lewis car park works well but I still think the building splits up into 2.... I see highcross as the area from...More

Thank Miss_Kirstie_Jade
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Nice shopping center with all well known brands. Location is very good if you like to combine it with some cultural events or locations in the city center.

Thank kappelzwerg
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Natasha W
why is the young Highcross lady (in the yellow jacket) with Red hair so damn rude and arrogant? asked her where a shop was and the reply I got was 'Its not my job to give you directions, they have kiosks for that'
23 November 2016|
Response from Highcross L | Property representative |
Hi Natasha, Please accept our apologies, we will pass your comments to our operational team. KR Team Highcross