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“Limited Limited Limited” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of East Midlands Designer Outlet

East Midlands Designer Outlet
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Owner description: With more than 70 stores, cafes and restaurants, McArthurGlen East Midlands is the leading Designer Outlet in the Midlands, where you can find your favourite labels with price reductions of up to 70%, all year round. Easy to reach by car from the M1 and East Midlands Airport, our Designer Outlet offers endless entertainment, from cafes, a children’s play area and entertaining events throughout the year.
Northampton
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205 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
“Limited Limited Limited”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

Compared to other outlets this in small by comparison with limited shops and poor dining options. It falls well below some of the other McArthur Glen outlets in the UK including Bicester and Cheshire Oaks. The limited number of shops do not necessarily provide the best discounts either. There is very little for children or teenagers to keep them interested. If in the area you would be better shopping in Nottingham City Centre. The choice at the outlet is limited and the bargains limited in my view. Its very easy to find straight off junction 28 of the M1.

Visited June 2014
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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“bagging a bargain”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

Shops were varied abs offered lots of bargains. Clean and tidy, staff in all shops were all polite and helpful

Visited June 2014
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“Its good bot amazing but good ”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014 via mobile

I go regularly having two small children I always go for their shoes as appose to going notts or derby and paying over£20 for a pair of baby shoes.
I do love the fact it have superdry, Kurt gieger , next, the works and body shop which is basically all the shops but good ones to get a great bargin.
Its easy to get round with two children one in a push chair the other running into and under every poor shoppers feet. Its never been over crowded and I always find a good child parking space all in all i actually like it even though its small ( with two kids I don't want to be walking for miles to get to a shop )

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Thank robinlacey
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5 reviews
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“go to cheshire oaks instead!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

this has got to be the most disappointing outlet i have visited!there are more shops shut than open, and the variety of shops for someone my age is non existant! this one is much more suited to bored pensioners! there is also no atmosphere the car park is rammed but its like a ghost town when you get in there! bizare!

Visited June 2014
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London, England, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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“Average compared to other designer outlet”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

I've been to few of the designer outlet around UK. In comparison to other outlet, I would said it is average. The number of shop is average, not too many not too little. It is called designer outlet but there aren't too many designer brand. Mostly I would consider as high street brand.
Free parking is a plus point but try to be early or having trouble to find parking space. The location off M1 is easy to find.

Visited June 2014
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