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Favourite shop ever!

I've been a fan of Forbidden Planet for over 20 years and used to love going to the smaller... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Selena A
Hexham, United Kingdom
Just awesome

Lovely geeky megastore with an awesome selection of merchandise and extremely helpful staff it... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Mark D
via mobile
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  • Average14%
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59 Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5JE, England
+44 191 261 9173
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

I've been a fan of Forbidden Planet for over 20 years and used to love going to the smaller premises up the road. I love their new premises too, and am really happy they're celebrating their 40th anniversary this year. I'm also introducing my two...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Selena A
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely geeky megastore with an awesome selection of merchandise and extremely helpful staff it actually deserves a 6th awesome star for this alone. stocks loads of figures, pop vinyls, books, t shirts, bags,card games,soft toys,mugs, glasses, comics and collectables I personally have spent many hours...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mark D
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Comics, toys, games, graphic novels, memorabilia and more! I love forbidden planet and my hour of geeking out! Friendly staff, varied stock and fairly priced!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank sbd1988
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This store is not a patch on Edinburgh Glasgow or even New York. Far too much open space - no atmosphere - we felt really let down. The wee shop next door had more character. Won't be back to the Newcastle shoo

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Me and my boyfriend had a great time here there's lots to look at for all ages.We like our pop vinyl figures and there was plenty to choose from. I love doctor who there was lots to browse and look at.It situated near the train...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Beth D
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

An absolute gem of a find! I never knew these shops existed and the Newcastle shop is brilliant. Great atmosphere, great stock and brilliant staff who were kind enough to point me to areas of interest in my nerdy haze of excitement. Particularly enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank sbd1988
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I love this place and could spend a fortune in here. The staff are friendly, helpful and knowledgable and every time I visit Newcastle I make sure I pop in

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Linda L
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