Stop wandering the streets of the Toon in search of the best student discount deals! We've done all the work for you right here.
First Manchester. Then Sheffield. And now – Newcastle.
In our series hunting down the best student discounts in university cities across the UK, our next stop is the brilliant city of Newcastle.
So whether you’re looking for a cheap way to get around town or to bag a bargain at some of the city’s coolest bars and restaurants, read on, get your student cards ready and get your hands on those savings!
Name: Newcastle United Football Club
Address: St James’ Park, Barrack Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4ST
Student discount: It’s impossible to live in Newcastle and not get caught up in the chatter and buzz of the city’s football team. Geordies live and breathe Newcastle United, understandable when such a massive club dominates one city. So why not don your black and white scarf and cheer on the Magpies, too? Any student in full time education can attend a match at St James’ Park with 25% off the ticket price. Go online, buy your ticket and make sure you carry your university card with you at the turnstile.
Name: Manny’s Pizza
Address: 25 Ridley Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8JN
Student discount: The first of our Vita Student VIP brands to make the Newcastle list. We mean it when we say Manny’s do amazing pizza! Slices so tasty they could have come out of a deli oven in New York. Whether you dine in or order in (which you can do by the pie or by the slice!), simply flash your Vita Student VIP Card to receive 20% off seven day a week!
Name: Toni & Guy
Address: 3 Ridley Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8JQ
Student discount: For over 50 years Toni & Guy has been at the forefront of the hair industry in Britain. With salons up and down the country, and on Ridley Place in the heart of Newcastle, its team of professional stylists can create a haircut to reflect your individuality. And from Monday to Wednesday, you can enjoy a 10% discount when presenting your university card!
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Name: Landmark Restaurant
Address: Stowell St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4YB
Student discount: This is undoubtedly the place to eat and be seen in Chinatown. The Landmark is a popular place in Newcastle, boasting a modern and spacious restaurant and contemporary Chinese cuisine that awakens the taste buds. All Vita Student residents with a VIP Card can get 20% off their total bill any day or night of the week.
Name: Empire Cinema
Address: The Gate, Newgate St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5TG
Student discount: Newcastle is home to one of just 17 Empire Cinemas in the UK, the chain originally just consisted of the Empire Cinema in London’s Leicester Square. You can watch the latest blockbusters in some of the best modern facilities around. Students can do so for just £4.95 before 5pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, or for just £5.75 from 5pm onwards.
Name: Longhorns BBQ
Address: 10 Mosley St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1DE
Student discount: Fancy a taste of Texas in the heart of the Toon? Then head on down to Longhorns BBQ. The meat might be sourced from the north-east of England, but rest assured these guys have traversed The Lone Star State to source the most amazing recipes and to perfect the art of smoking low and slow just like they do in Texas. And for lucky Vita Student VIP Card holders, you can get 10% off your final bill.
Address: Stations across the city
Student discount: With the biggest underground system in the UK outside of London, getting around Newcastle and Sunderland is a breeze. And for students, using the Metro is really affordable, too. Your university card can give you 30% off an adult season ticket. Use the Student MetroSaver all day and across three different zones. Or you can choose one to last a four-week period; the choice is yours!
Name: Byron Burger
Address: 104-108 Grey St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6JG
Student discount: Byron have been redefining the humble burger in American-inspired diners across the UK and, in 2015, it opened its doors in Newcastle for the very first time. The brand makes no secret about its mission to keep burgers simple, but it’s their simplicity that makes them so delicious! Show your Vita Student VIP Card to enjoy one of these mouth-watering burgers with 20% off your total bill.
Name: Karting North East
Address: Warden Law Motorsports Centre, Sunderland SR3 2PR
Student discount: Ok so this one is a few miles out of Newcastle in nearby Sunderland, but you won’t regret the short bus or train journey out of town for this! Karting North East offers the best go-karting experiences in the UK, but that doesn’t even scratch the surface. If you’re looking for high energy adventure, you can also experience paintballing, rage rally, archery and off road 4x4! This is easily one of the best days out you’ll have at university. What’s even better is that the Student Discount Book currently have a voucher for 25% off each activity. Click here, print off and have an amazing time taking on your friends!
Name: Grey St Opticians
Address: Central Exchange Buildings, 103 Grey St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6EG
Student discount: While forking out for new glasses or contact lenses may not have been at the top of your list of priorities, it is reassuring to know you have a trusted optician close to hand. Grey St. Opticians is one of the most trusted stores in Newcastle, and one of the most successful independent stores in the region. It prides itself on offering frames from some of the most stylish independent designers from across the world. And the Student Discount Book currently has a range of vouchers available, from £10 off an eye exam to £50 off the complete cost of a new pair of glasses. Check them out here.