Austen & Blake Newcastle

Finding our Newcastle Store

You can find our Newcastle shop in Eldon Square - a popular shopping centre boasting hundreds of different stores and brands. Built on the site of Old Eldon Square, this area of Newcastle has been a popular shopping destination for centuries and is steeped in local history.

Visit our shop where our experts are at hand in an intimate, no-pressure environment, offering customisable designs and personalised service.

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find us at

33 High Friars, Eldon Square, Newcastle, NE1 7XQ

Opening Hours

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Monday - Wednesday: 10:00 to 18:00
Thursday: 10:00 to 19:00
Friday - Saturday: 10:00 to 18:00
Sunday: 11:00 to 17:00

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Engagement Rings Newcastle

When shopping for engagement rings in Newcastle, stop by our store where you can find an wide array of designs to choose from and custom make the perfect engagement ring. Book an appointment with a dedicated expert who and introduce you to our selection and will talk you through the process of designing your diamond engagement ring.

Besides just engagement rings, we also have a large range of other jewellery so whether you’re hunting for the perfect pendant, an extra special gift, or looking to treat yourself to a new pair of earrings, you’ve come to the right place.

  • Book an appointment online or by calling us.
  • The store team will confirm your appointment over the phone and ask if you have any special requirements.
  • When you are at the store, we spend time getting to know you and your story before suggesting what options are suited to you.
  • We will show you a sample.
  • You order and receive the item within 2 to 3 weeks made uniquely made for you.

Simply schedule a free consultation with a member of our team to shop for diamond rings, wedding rings, and much more with the utmost confidence.


Where to propose in Newcastle

If you’re looking for places to pop the question in the North East of England, look no further than Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Famous for its industrial heritage, eponymous brown ale, popular nightlife and distinct regional ‘Geordie’ dialect, Newcastle is a lively and diverse city known for its nightlife, art, music, and sports.

The city has transformed itself from an industrial district into a cultural landmark and is now renowned for being the business and social hub of the North East. Here are our top three places to propose in Newcastle.

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1. The Planetarium

Newcastle is home to the North’s biggest planetarium. For those who love nothing more than stargazing, proposing beneath the night sky can be done at any time of year. Take a trip to the Life Science Centre to learn a thing or two about science before popping the question under the night sky during one of the real-time space shows.

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2. Dine at Blackfriars

For history buffs, having a meal at the oldest purpose-built dining hall in Britain might just be the thing to make them say “yes”.

Established in the 1200s, Blackfriars restaurant plays host to all sorts of events and can even be booked out for weddings and other occasions. The delightful food and historical atmosphere make the perfect intimate space to get down on one knee.

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3. The Alnwick Garden and The Treehouse restaurant

Less than an hour outside of the central city of Newcastle you will find The Alnwick Garden. 12 acres of multi-award-winning, gorgeous gardens boast some of the best walks in the North East of England and are the perfect day out with your love. When you’re done with your stroll, head to the magical Treehouse restaurant - an eatery suspended between the trees - for some delicious food and a proposal they can’t say no to.


Is travelling in Newcastle with an expensive jewellery item safe?

Newcastle is considered a fairly safe place but, just like if you are shopping in any other large city, when carrying an expensive item, it’s best to be discreet. Never leave valuables visible to pickpockets and don’t leave bags unattended anywhere. If you feel uncertain about how safe your purchase is, store your Austen & Blake bag inside a backpack or other, opaque bag to keep your valuables as safe as possible.

Book a free consultation with one of our diamond experts today or browse our engagement rings online.

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