| Red’s True BBQ, Smashburger and Chiquito are the latest restaurants to open at Newcastle’s intu Eldon Square. |
Red’s has opened a 5,000 sq ft site, whilst Smashburger and Chiquito have launched 2,000 sq ft and 6,900 sq ft sites respectively.
Leisure property agency Shelley Sandzer acted on behalf of intu on the signings, which will also include Thai fine dining concept, Chaophraya, The Alchemist and Tapas Revolution.
Amy Counsell, leasing agent at Shelley Sandzer, said: “It has been fantastic to see intu Eldon Square’s Grey’s Quarter evolve and to work alongside intu from the project’s early stages to help bring the strategy to life.
“With such a strong line up of operators we are thrilled that intu Eldon Square has been re-positioned as Newcastle city centre’s most exciting dining destination.”
The brands join a dining line-up including Handmade Burger Co, PizzaStorm, Frankie & Benny’s, ASK Italian, Bella Italia and Crepeffaire in the £25 million, 80,000 sq ft leisure extension that opened on 10th October.
Kate Grant, regional director at intu, added: “The response to Grey’s Quarter so far has been incredibly positive and trading has been strong. This is only going to continue with further new openings.
“We can already see an uplift in footfall at intu Eldon Square and Grey’s Quarter will increase dwell time, developing our strategy to make the centre a destination for shoppers to enjoy more leisure time with us.”