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There are several big chains and a number of smaller outlets here. By and large prices are cheaper... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nigel B
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Westbury, United Kingdom
via mobile
Needed a present

Plenty of shop choices and places to eat. The outlet is much better now than when it first opened... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
83Smudge
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere, some fantastic shops which are easy to navigate due to layout. Fab discounts can be found. Good parking and prices.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank samwO763QR
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SwindonDO, Guest Relations Manager at Swindon Designer Outlet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Hi Samw0763QR,
Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely 5* review, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed a day out Christmas Present shopping to us just recently. Make sure you keep an eye on our website and Facebook page as we have lots of exciting events planned for 2019. We also run different monthly Prize draws which involves purchasing a £30 Gift Card which can be spent anywhere in the centre to currently be in for a chance of winning £250 back in vouchers. For more information on that please visit our Guest Service desk on your next visit. See you again soon, SDO

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Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

One of my favourite places to go shopping even I have to drive from Bristol. Best place to do your Christmas shopping one in go, you’ll find everything you need it. I’m not impressed with a restaurants but coffees are nice and staff are friendly.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 660agnesk
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SwindonDO, Guest Relations Manager at Swindon Designer Outlet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Hi 660agnesk,
We are so pleased to hear we are one of your favourite places to go shopping. We welcome all guest feedback so would love to hear what other restaurants you would like to see here to improve a visit to us even more? If you sign up to our privilege club on our website you'll be the first to know of everything Swindon Designer Outlet and will also receive a 10% discount on your birthday which is valid at around half our stores. We hope to see you again soon, SDO

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Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Decided to pop in for a bit of lunch after visiting the Steam museum. After lunch we had a wander round the shops. Couldn’t believe how big the outlet was and how busy it was. Might have to do a return visit but just to do a bit of retail therapy

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lynnec744
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SwindonDO, Guest Relations Manager at Swindon Designer Outlet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Hi Lynnec744,
Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on Swindon Designer Outlet. We definitely think you should come back for a return visit as our stores offer up to 60% off RRP with outlet exclusive offers so there really is something amazing for everyone here. 2019 is set to be a big year for us so we do hope you'll pay us that 2nd visit again and find yourself a bargain or 2 to take home. Thanks, SDO

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Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

Quite big and lots of stores; there's something for everyone. Could do with a Nando's. Food court was rammed when we went but discovered Giraffe which was nice. White goods in John Lewis outlet were surprisingly cheap

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hghani86
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SwindonDO, Guest Relations Manager at Swindon Designer Outlet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Hi Hghani86,
Thank you for leaving a review of our centre. It's wonderful to hear you think there is something for everyone, we like to certainly think so too. Thank you for your feedback about wanting to see a nando's here, we are constantly looking at ways to improve the centre further so are always welcoming to new suggestions. Make sure you keep an eye on our Facebook page for the latest centre announcements and we hope you'll be back soon. Thanks, SDO

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Reviewed 27 December 2018

Pro's

The stuff is quite cheap compared to regular high street shops.
Can return the items purchased from here to the shops in the regular high street in your area, if you don't like it later.
Covers most of the high street shops
Abundant free parking ( need to validate the parking ticket at the reception, while leaving .. hidden secret )
Good Food Court, ample space to sit
Plan to visit early in the day to get maximum out of it.
Better than Bicester Village ( As those are very expensive brands and most of it doesn't fit for a non-athletic body )
Good Big play area for Toddlers ( in the open area though, in the middle of the shops )

Con's

Some models of clothes will be missing compared to regular high street shops
On busy days the queues are long to park your car, road chokes.
You need to plan, which store to visit first or else you end up doing window shopping for the first half of the day.
GAP & Sketchers use to have a very good discount and collection, they have become like a regular outlet now.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vuppala360
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SwindonDO, Guest Relations Manager at Swindon Designer Outlet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Hi Vuppala360,
Thank you for taking the time to leave a 5* review of Swindon Designer Outlet and sharing your pro's and con's on the centre. We like to ensure there really is something for everyone with our range of stores and food offerings so it's great to read your feedback. As you mention, we do offer free car parking for our guests spending £100 throughout the centre and also if you have a blue badge or visit the Steam Museum which is next door to us. This can be claimed at Guest Services or Security for future reference. We do hope your be back for another shopping trip in 2019 as we have lots of exciting events planned for the year. See you again soon, SDO

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