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Forbidden Planet

59 Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5JE, England
+44 191 261 9173
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Just awesome

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark D
via mobile
Geek Heaven

Comics, toys, games, graphic novels, memorabilia and more! I love forbidden planet and my hour of... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
sbd1988
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Perth, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good0%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“geeks” (2 reviews)
“figures” (2 reviews)
“vinyl” (2 reviews)
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59 Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5JE, England
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+44 191 261 9173
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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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!

Thank sbd1988
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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

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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

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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

Thank sbd1988
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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

Thank Linda L
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