Princesshay Shopping Centre

9 Catherine Street, Exeter, Devon, EX1 1QA

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Located in the heart of Exeter, with the iconic, medieval Cathedral as its backdrop, Princesshay is the city’s premier shopping destination. Home to over 60 fantastic restaurants & retailers, you’ll find everything you need at Princesshay – whether you’re on the hunt for on-trend fashion, beauty, homeware, or even the latest gadget.

Shop top brand names from Ted Baker, Reiss, All Saints, Oliver Bonas and Joules to high street favourites including Zara, Hollister and River Island. Large stores such as Next and New Look ensure that every style is catered for.

Looking for something for a special occasion? Head down Roman Walk where you’ll find Sharif Bespoke Tailoring for made to measure suits and bespoke suits and Julia’s Collection who specialise in mother of the bride and groom outfits and special occasion outfits. Roman Walk is also home to Caroline Charles, where you’ll find clothing for women who appreciate stylish, classic design.

Enjoying a day out with children? Why not take them to Build-A-Bear Workshop where they can experience the magic of designing their own cuddly friend or Flying Tiger with its exciting, ever-changing range of toys gifts and homeware.

In need of stationery? Returning to Exeter and new to Princesshay is Paperchase. The iconic brand which stocks beautiful stationery, design-led cards, gifts and wrapping paper can be found next door to Lush.

If you fancy some self-care in the city consider a trip to Princesshay to browse its skincare and beauty stores. Discover luxurious French beauty products at L’OCCITANE, iconic bath and body, hair and home collections at Molton Brown, and shop hand-made cruelty-free cosmetics at the nation’s much-loved, ethical beauty store, Lush. In need of a trim or perhaps a restyle? Saks Exeter will have those locks made luscious with their team of incredible stylists and an amazing selection of products at your fingertips.

Kick back after a hard day’s shopping – Princesshay’s line-up of restaurants and cafes, both chains and independents, cater for every occasion and taste. Think fiery Portuguese chicken at Nandos, authentic Japanese inspired dishes at YO!, classic Italian food at Luciano’s and moreish, modern Asian cuisine at Wagamama.

New to the line-up of eateries in Princesshay are restaurant and wine bar, Margoux who use westcountry suppliers for its international menu that includes lunch, dinner and Sunday roast and burger restaurant Meat 59 home to hand pressed patties, craft beer and local ciders.

For a light bite or sophisticated evening drink, Lloyd’s Lounge and Coal Kitchen are the perfect venues to host a catch up with friends. Head to local sourcing hero Chandos Deli during your daytime and relax with the perfect cup of coffee and slice of cake, or one of their award winning sandwiches!

With so many things to do, shops to browse and places to dine, if you’re visiting Exeter, a stop at Princesshay is a city-break essential.

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* Shopping hours

Monday 9.30am - 6.00pm
Tuesday 9:30am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 9:30am - 6:00pm
Thursday 9:30am - 7.00pm*
Friday 9:30am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:30am - 6:00pm
Sunday 11:00am - 5:00pm

These are Princesshay’s core trading hours.

*Not all stores open until 7pm on Thursdays. Please check with the stores you plan to visit prior to your trip.

The restaurants are of course open late into the evening.

Please check with individual stores for their specific opening hours when planning your trip.



Map & Directions

Road Directions

Exeter has an excellent Park & Ride service to the City Centre, operated by Stagecoach.

Honiton Road and Sowton Park & Ride services bring you to Paris Street, from where you can walk straight into the top end of Princesshay.

Nearest postcodes for directions to the Park & Ride:

Honiton Road P&R – EX2 7NL Sowton P&R – EX2 5GL

The Princesshay Car Park also has 264 spaces, including 18 wide bays and 14 disabled bays.

The car park is located just off Paris Street and the post code is EX1 1EU.

The Princesshay car parks stays open daily until 2am



Public Transport Directions

The bus and coach station is a 5 minute walk from the centre when exiting via Princesshay Lane simply turn right onto Paris Street and you will see the station.

Alternatively, Exeter Central train station is a 10 minute walk from the centre. When leaving the centre, head to Queen Street via the High Street and the station will be on your right.




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