If it’s been a while since you have visited the centre, we’ve certainly missed you! But we haven’t been sitting twiddling our thumbs, we’ve been busy with new store openings, new food outlets for you to try out and new entertainment venues for you to enjoy.
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, we’re more than just a shopping centre! So pop down and check out all that’s new at the Arndale, you’re in for a treat.
Mamas & Papas
We are thrilled to have Mamas & Papas join us, this store is every new parents dream, with everything you could possibly need all under one roof, and we all know how important convenience is when you have little ones in tow!
Mamas & Papas have almost 40 years’ experience of helping proud parents grow their family, their way. They have a wide range of award-winning products and services to support you on your parenting journey. Discover baby toys, gifts and equipment, as well as their helpful Personal Shopping experience and expert Car Seat Consultations. No matter where you’re up to or how you’re doing it, they’ll be with you every step of the way.
Located inside of Next, the closest shop entry into Mamas and Papas is the main entrance just off Exchange Square opposite Printworks.
We were so excited to welcome Laser Clinics to the centre, they are industry pioneers, passionate about delivering safe and effective treatments at the lowest possible price. They offer a range of the highest quality cosmetic treatments at really accessible prices. From laser hair removal, cosmetic injectables, skin treatments and beauty packages, they really are your one-stop-shop to feeling all kinds of beautiful. Check out their newly launched HydraFacial™ treatment which helps protect the health of your skin.
Mix up your socialising with something a little different and get ready for an immersive, digital adventure. Suitable for all over 8 years of age, Electric Playbox is an adventure playground for adults and children alike. Everyone is invited into the other dimensions of the Playbox.
Enter an interactive digital room featuring projection mapping, touch screens, motion tracking and surround sound, to enjoy a hyper-immersive, 60 minute adventure. Whether you’re being graded by aliens, searching for rare martian minerals or saving the queen’s corgis, Electric Playbox, is unlike anything you will have experienced before!
Roxy Ball Room
The ultimate playground for adults, Roxy Ball Room is a must-visit for anyone with a competitive streak, with seven different types of games to choose from! It’s also the first venue in Manchester to offer Crazy Pool: an extremely playable mash-up of crazy golf and pool. Players must navigate a variety of obstacles to put the ball on the waist-high mini-golf course, using a golf ball and pool cues instead of golf putters.
There are also six lanes of full-size bowling, six Beer Pong battle stations, two Olympic standard Ping Pong Tables, two full-size Shuffleboard tables and a classic arcade which includes multi-player donkey derby-style racing games, plus a basketball shooting machine.
They’re well prepared for Manchester’s Tier 3 guidelines. So if after a day’s shopping you have some energy left, book yourselves a spot and enjoy their games and soft drinks package, or fuel up further and go for food, booze and games instead!
Serving up just Pastéis de nata and Espresso coffee, the new stall is the perfect place to drop by for a quick treat – with Natas available from 10am until 5pm (or until they sell-out ). And if anyone knows how to rustle up these famous flaky treats, it’s these guys. With Portuguese heritage running through their veins, the little pastries come as authentic as they can possibly get – packed full of that delicious, fluffy, eggy custard filling that we all know and absolutely love.
The Japanese inspired store has been a massive hit with our customers so far, and we can see why! It really is an experience not to be missed, with row upon row of accessories, plushies and kitchenware inspired by Japanese culture. You can drop in for a stationery set and emerge with a cuddly toy bigger than your head! That’s the beauty of KENJI: their products are both practical and kawaii.
This shiny new store is also the first of its kind to consist of a ‘Kenji Kafe” and a mini-arcade feature.
As well as all this, the store features a ‘makers section’ where small local business owners and creatives can sell and feature their products.
As the largest inner-city shopping centre in the country with more and more stores popping up, we bring the best of Manchester shopping, food, drink and entertainment together under one roof. We hope to see you soon to explore and experience all that’s new here at the Arndale.