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Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth

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Situated in the historic dockyard of Portsmouth, Gunwharf Quays is home to over 90 outlet stores and 30 eateries. This shopping destination also boasts views of incoming yachts to the Portsmouth Harbor. See a movie at the 14-screen cinema or knock down a pin at the 26-lane bowling center. You can stay at the on-site hotel and visit the casino for evening entertainment. Take a ride to the top of the Spinnaker Tower, located adjacent to the harbor, for impressive 360-degree panoramic views of the area. To visit Gunwharf Quays on your holiday in Portsmouth, and find out what else Portsmouth has to offer, use our Portsmouth trip itinerary planner.
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  • August 19, 2017
    Lovely area of Portsmouth, selection of shops and eateries. I would highly recommend a visit and if I visited Portsmouth again I would look for a hotel in this area.  more »
  • August 19, 2017
    Completely regenerated area fantastic designer shopping for everyone all under cover ample parking. Super selection of resturants by the quayside with fabulous views of the harbour! A must in Portsmou...  more »
  • August 18, 2017
    Nice view of waterfront with some restaurants and shopping lots with designer brand in Portsmouth. Emirates tower in the area to see the surrounding area but it was closed at the time of visit  more »
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  • Absolutely love this place. The atmosphere is fully charged with excitement. It's always bubbling. Enough outlets to get whatever you want. Polo, Adidas, Timberland, Fossil, Gap, Next to name a few. Restaurants aren't short here either. You've got Chinese buffets, Exotic dining, Burger king et all. There's an arcade centre there also and a cinema. Oh just next to it is the Spinnaker tower. The view? Fantastic view too the open waters, especially in some of the restaurants. And when you're done shopping and viewing, there's even a museum near by. It's Pretty much a whole day of fun if you go here. Definitely worth a visit and a revisit and many more visits.
  • Gun Wharf has improved a great deal over the years. Standard of outlets has improved. A few years since I was last there but pleased to say Next is no longer there, what nightmare that place was, full of tat. Also the facilities were very clean and a pleasure to visit. Came away with lovely tan suede shoes from Mint Velvet but not the gorgeous tan suede bag from Michael Kors
  • It's quite nice here and you can occasionally find some good deals, but mostly in M&S or some of sports shops. You are still better off shopping online to get the best deals, which is a bit unfortunate. Worth a day/half-day out if you also go for a walk along the coast.
  • A multitude of eateries and a few odd boutique shops make a nice addition to the main (cinema) attraction. Parking is plentiful and free. Nice harbour views when dining.
  • Nice place, with a decent selection of shops but is a bit pricey. Looks nice too and the parking is next level with a series of lights showing you where is available. Some nice places to eat especially round by the spinnaker tower.

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Where to stay in Portsmouth

From top-quality luxury brands to boutique hotels and cozy B&Bs, lodging in Portsmouth is available to suit most travelers' needs and tastes.  To have easy access to the city major routes and main attractions, consider booking your rooms near Portsmouth's historical naval dockyard. Hotels in this area offer stylish rooms, excellent food, ample parking, and a wide range of recreational facilities, including spas, pools, and fitness centers. A range of trendy shops and restaurants are within walking distance, as are the ferry terminals to France and the Channel Islands.
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