Happy Earth Day

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It’s Earth Day today and we’re celebrating the small but mighty bee. Princesshay is home to more than 300,000 bees as part of our rooftop Princesshay Bee Project. Our little buzzy friends have been relocated during this time to live near their keeper so they can be kept a close eye on as they come… Read more »

A fruity cocktail-making lesson from Lloyd’s Lounge

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Whether you’re staying in with your housemates, or still trying to get that Friday night feeling even though you’ve been in the house all week, this simple-to-make cocktail will be a winner. On Lloyd’s Lounge’s spring cocktail menu, is this soft pink-colour, frothy gem. The restaurant’s founder, Lloyd Gardner, shares the recipe. The Raspberry Fizz… Read more »

Lucy Loves….working from home (kind of)

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Work from home – if someone said this to you a few months back you’d probably of thought, Jackpot. Get up later, no commute, no uniform, bottomless snacks, living the dream.  With everything that’s happening in the world right now we’ve all had to make serious changes to our everyday life, which means breaking your… Read more »

Holland & Barrett

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Holland & Barrett open 9am – 4pm Monday – Saturday for your essential shopping needs. Closed on Sunday. Visit their website for useful information on the Coronavirus including articles on looking after your mental health and well being whilst in self isolation, how you can support someone with Coronavirus, 20 screen free activities to keep… Read more »

Love Exeter Competition

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Join us in celebrating what we love about our great city by getting creative and drawing a poster of an aspect of Exeter that you ❤ Perhaps it’s the Cathedral or being close to the sea and moor or even a specific shop that makes you smile? We’ll be selecting our favourite poster at the end… Read more »

Lucy Loves… spring menswear

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I think menswear fashion blogs have as much to offer as women’s style blogs do. So, this one is for the guys! In this post, I’m sharing inexpensive shirts and shoes that will work seamlessly with your existing wardrobe this season. Who says you need to spend a lot of money to look good? Shirts… Read more »

Lucy Loves Exeter Living Awards

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Lucy  Loves… The Exeter Living Awards 2020 On 12th March we had the pleasure of attending the Exeter Living Awards to celebrate the best of Exeter. (If you didn’t know, Princesshay sponsors the category for best retailer). First things first, the dress code was “uber-glam”, which means we needed expert help. A huge thanks to… Read more »

Easter gifts for your loved ones

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1. A bargain at just £2, pick up Flying Tiger’s Easter canvas tote. 2. These adorable mallow-topped biscuits are a tasty pick-me-up from Costa Coffee. 3. Dress your little girl in this Blue Zoo Easter jersey dress; it’s only £8 from Debenhams. 4. This Golden Egg gift set, £33 from LUSH, is wrapped in a shiny… Read more »

Introducing Hotter Fit

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Did you know throughout March in Hotter the staff will be measuring feet and fitting shoes across the nation as part of their Fit Event? With over 75% of people not having their feet measured in the last ten years Hotter are encouraging them to pop instore for a personalised fitting experience to make sure… Read more »

Men’s new arrivals at Reiss

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Whether you’re a smart suit kind of man, or blazer and slim-fit trouser guy then Reiss’s new spring collection will suit you down to the ground. Workwear and capsule wardrobe pieces are what the brand is renowned for. In store, you’ll find tailoring in spring tones as well as bold shirt prints for the more… Read more »

AllSaints rocks new season fashion

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AllSaints has done it again: launched a new season SS20 collection that’s effortlessly cool, rocky and edgy. Chunky boots are paired with feminine silky dresses, nipped in at the waist with statement studded leather belts. Everything in the ‘New New York’ collection is so hip it hurts – it might be time to invest in… Read more »

You’re invited to Princesshay’s spring event, 3rd-4th April, focussed on wellbeing

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Following the latest Government advice on COVID-19, we will be no longer be running our planned Spring Refresh events on Friday 3rd or Saturday 4th April.  We recognise that this is disappointing, but we hope you understand that the safety of our employees, customers and visitors remains our first priority. Where possible, we will be looking to… Read more »

Let’s hear from Lucy Loves, our resident Princesshay blogger

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Lucy is Princesshay’s Administrator and a whizz on Excel. When she’s not geeking out with spreadsheets she’s shopping! We’re talking daily… the perils of working in a shopping centre! There are few people better placed to highlight some top picks each month from Princesshay brands. Enjoy! Winter is nearly over (yay!) and this means I am dedicating my first blog… Read more »

Valentine’s dining at Princesshay, Exeter

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Wine and dine someone special, and Cupid’s arrow is set to strike! Book a romantic meal at one of our restaurants for Friday 14th February and set the mood for love… Coal Grill & Bar If you want to impress her this Valentine’s, pass her the cocktail menu (yes please, to a Pornstar Martini) and order… Read more »

What’s on the menu for Veganuary?

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For vegans, eating out at Princesshay’s restaurants is an adventure for the taste buds. Take a look at these dishes to try… Carluccio’s Don’t miss Carluccio’s fantastic January offer, with mains for just £1. From 2nd January – 11th February, guests ordering a full-price main dish will get another for just £1. Of course, this… Read more »

Shop the January sales

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Get great deals in the January sales at Princesshay, Exeter and take advantage of our restaurants’ special offers January foodie deals The January sale is back and better than ever at YO! Enjoy 1/3 off all coloured plates and your favourite dishes. Book now Carluccio’s main for £1 deal Until 11th February at Carluccio’s buy… Read more »

Princesshay King or Queen of the Throne Competition T&Cs

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Competition closes on 13.12.19 One winner will be randomly selected on 13.12.19 One winner will be contacted on 13.12.19 to arrange their prize Prize is 1x £50 Princesshay Gift Card for the individual that entered and 1x £50 Princesshay Gift Card for the individual nominated Non-transferable No cash alternative

Name The Stag Competition T&Cs

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Competition closes on 13.12.19 Princesshay will anonymously select their two favourite name suggestions on 13.12.19, and a Facebook Poll will be launched on 16.12.19 for the public to vote for the winning name One winner will be contacted on 19.12.19 to arrange their prize Prize is a £50 Princesshay Gift Card and £25 Wagamama Gift… Read more »

6 gift ideas for foodies

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Need some gift-buying inspiration? We’ve picked out 6 products that would make great presents for cooks and discerning food & drink lovers!   1. Iko Scalloped Cocktail Shaker – Oliver Bonas £24 For a gift with a touch of colourful class during the upcoming festive party season, this cocktail shaker from Oliver Bonas is a… Read more »

Capture The Magic Competition T&Cs

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Competition closes on 11.12.19 One winner of best photograph selected by Princesshay will be contacted by 16.11.19 through a comment on their winning post entry from Princesshay and will win a Princesshay Christmas Hamper and £50 Princesshay Gift Card Ten runner up winners will be contacted by 16.11.19 through a comment on their winning post… Read more »

Project Servator

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Project Servator is a new policing tactic that aims to disrupt a range of criminality, increase police visibility while reassuring the general public. Devon & Cornwall Police will carry out unpredictable, highly visible deployments using a wide range of policing assets across multiple locations including Princesshay with the aim of disrupting a range of criminal… Read more »

Dining out for students

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Need some good grub after a big night out, or perhaps you need to refuel after a day of lectures? Head to one of these eateries at Princesshay, full to the rafters of great food and even better deals BYRON Student discount – Enjoy 30% discount with the UNiDAYS app. Go for – The Classic… Read more »

The icing on the cake at Princesshay

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In need of a sugar boost to energise you mid-shop? We’ve rounded up our favourite places to grab a slice of something sweet… Breakfast treats at Carluccio’s Deli For the ultimate mid-morning snack, drop by Carluccio’s Deli and take your pick from the delicious range of pastries including sweet almond croissants, pain aux raisins and… Read more »

The big brunch guide

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Princesshay is full of fabulous brunch options! You’ll never be stuck for a place to visit on a Saturday morning… From pancakes and burritos, to smoothies and homemade recipes…  CAFÉ ROUGE Café Rouge has some great ‘is-this-breakfast-or-is-this-lunch?’ options on the Brunch Menu for lazy weekends. Our favourite is the Potato Hash, topped with your choice… Read more »

Wagamama Reopening!

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wagamama Exeter has a fresh a new look, reopening Friday 9th August. Their restaurant is now more beautiful than ever after a big makeover. But the changes don’t stop there, they also have a brand new menu with a fresh range of nourishing bowls and asian inspired cocktails. perfect for those lighter nights on their… Read more »

Dining from dawn ’til dusk

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From bubbly brunches to late night feasts, dine from dawn ’til dusk at your favourite Princesshay restaurants and cafés Read on for our top picks… 8am: Get your coffee fix Enjoy a freshly brewed hot coffee and buttery croissant to go from Carluccio’s Deli to set you up for your day. If you have time… Read more »

Spotlight on: Café Rouge

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Afternoon teas, bistro food and kids’ menus make a meal at Café Rouge one to remember Did you know Café Rouge’s Seasonal Set Menu features amazing new dishes made using seasonal ingredients? Enjoy two courses from just £11.95! Café Rouge is known for croques and classic moules, through to 35-day aged steaks, plus decadent desserts…. Read more »

Let’s lunch!

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At Princesshay, a tasty lunch needn’t break the bank. These delicious options from the menus at our restaurants each cost £10 or less, and are available every day of the week! Is it 1pm yet?  Prepare to feel hungry…  Carluccio’s Grabbing lunch with a friend? Pay Carluccio’s a visit where you can share the Grandioso… Read more »

New vegan options at Giraffe

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Giraffe have launched their new menu which includes an array of vegan dishes. Starters Vegan Gyoza: Fried Japanese dumplings filled with vegetables on an orange and miso glaze. Served with a sweet chilli sauce. Edamame: Soybean pods seasoned with sea salt, served with soy sauce. Extremely moreish. Baked Hummus: Warm and filling dip topped with… Read more »

Nando’s delivery has arrived

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Your dreams have come true! You can now have all your favourite Nando’s dishes delivered straight to your door…  Nando’s at Princesshay now delivers! Whether you’re stuck in revising and need some tasty sustenance, or simply fancy a Saturday night feast for all the family without leaving the house, this is the answer!  Delivery costs… Read more »

Marie Curie x Hotter Shoes

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Hotter’s bestselling women’s canvas shoe Tara, has been given a very special daffodil makeover. This pretty and lightweight style is limited to just 2,000 pairs. The Daffodil Tara Shoe retails at £55 with £20 from every sale going to Marie Curie.

The best sun traps to enjoy al fresco dining at Princesshay

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Carluccio’s Carluccio’s Chicken Milanese and Artichoke Tortelloni somehow taste even better when eaten outside en plein air on a mild day. Accompany your chosen dish with the Seasonal Spritz: Italian Disaronno Amaretto, orange juice and prosecco. Finish with that all-time favourite, an Affogato (vanilla ice cream and espresso). Capturing the spirit of al fresco dining… Read more »

Change in access to the Princesshay car park

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Access to the Princesshay car park is changing to facilitate highways works for the redevelopment of Exeter Bus Station. From Thursday 24th January all vehicles wishing to park at Princesshay will not have access from Paris Street. Instead, access will be from Southernhay, via Magdalen Street and Southernhay West, or Western Way and Barnfield Road…. Read more »

River Island Petite Collection

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The Petite Collection has launched at River Island in Princesshay. Specifically for women 5’4″ and under, finding jeans that fit properly and dresses that don’t drown doesn’t have to be a chore anymore. The Petite Collection also includes casual tees and skirts for the everyday, to stand-out looks for your next night out as well… Read more »

Superdry launch new SS19 Sport range

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This season, Superdry’s Sport range celebrates what it takes to achieve your best. Whether your aim is to work out the mind or body their SS19 Sport collection has you covered. Training never looked so good with Superdry’s technical performance wear featuring bold colour blocking and fluro features, while their Studio range sees muted pastels… Read more »

Back to school essentials at Smiggle

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Keep cool for back to school with Smiggle’s latest back to school collections, filled with everything you need to make this the best school year yet!   Whether you need a quirky new schoolbag or a sparkling new set of stationary, we’ve got it all! Head in store to see our new ‘Now You See… Read more »

International art superstar Doug Hyde unveils the colours of love

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Press Release   Doug Hyde, the man described by the BBC’s art correspondent as ‘the UK’s most popular living artist’, unveils his latest collection on 1st August. The multi-award-winning artist is celebrating the launch of an uplifting new series of original paintings, limited edition prints, sculpture and finally, the highlight of the collection- something completely… Read more »

Alice in Wonderland x Cath Kidston Collection!

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The latest Disney x Cath Kidston collaboration sees us bring you a unique and carefully crafted collection inspired by Disney’s Alice in Wonderland.  Follow us down the rabbit hole as we combine archive Disney illustrations with our iconic print designs to take you on an adventure full of colour and imagination with our collectable limited edition… Read more »

NEW breakfast menu at Café Rouge!

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Introducing Café Rouge’s NEW £5.95 breakfast menu… 🍳☕ You can now enjoy their classic dishes including the Rouge Breakfast, Buttermilk Pancakes and Topped Sourdoughs for just £5.95! View the menu and book your table here > https://bit.ly/2xCSJLh

Vetiver & Grapefruit Collection at Molton Brown

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Molton Brown construct an alchemy of nature’s fragrant contradictions with their new Vetiver & Grapefruit Collection. Inspired by modern architecture, challenging the rules of traditional composition, the scent is an innovative reconstruction of a classic cologne. Building tension with nuanced vetiver, procured from Haiti and unexpected, piercing grapefruit. To interpret the architectural collision of their… Read more »

#YourLoveStory with Goldsmiths

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Find your perfect bridal style with Goldsmiths, from engagement rings to beautiful diamond jewellery, whatever your personal style Goldsmiths has something to suit everyone. Our exclusive new collections Timeless, Vintage and Modern can be a part of ‘Your Love Story’.    Visit Goldsmiths in Princesshay to take a look a the new collections.   Timeless… Read more »

Supper Club at Café Rouge!

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Visit your local Café Rouge and take time to enjoy good food with great wine to match.🍷 From Sunday – Thursday, they’re offering you a complimentary bottle of wine when you dine from the à la carte menu after 6pm. T&C’s apply, available when you spend a minimum of £25 on the à la carte… Read more »

Afternoon Tea at Café Rouge

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Indulgent Afternoon Tea for Two – £25 or £30 with fizz – now available at Café Rouge! Great for a family treat or for a catch-up with the girls. The Afternoon Tea includes a luxurious chocolate mousse, a selection of delicious cakes, classic fruit scones with clotted cream & jam, plus Café Rouge’s classic Croque… Read more »

Hello Spring at Princesshay

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Thank you to everyone who joined us for our ‘Hello Spring’ event on Friday 6th April.   The centre came alive with colour including the rainbow stilt walkers, umbrellas, vintage carousel, live music and the style/beauty area. Our album of photos from the event can be found on our Facebook page. We hope to see… Read more »

Ditch the Label at River Island

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This spring River Island are celebrating 30 years with an exciting people positive campaign. Bringing together a diverse cast as the faces and voices of RI, the high street brand explore identity and reject the idea of labelling. The campaign highlights that labels are for clothes, not people, so they are spinning tired stereotypes on their… Read more »

Princesshay’s City Bee project is a hive of activity

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Princesshay’s City Bee project now numbers 45,000 honey bees, increasing from 10,000 in 2013, living in the rooftop garden above the Exeter site which hosts a variety of fruit trees and bee friendly flowering plants.   The rooftop garden paradise of Princesshay continues to grow and thrive above the busy shoppers of Exeter. The introduction… Read more »