Shopping, eating and drinking


Festival Place

Festival Place is situated in the centre of Basingstoke, just off the M3 and a five minute walk from Basingstoke train Station. Whether it’s technology, entertainment, fashion or food, Festival Place has everything you need under one roof. It’s home to more than 160 big name stores, including Jack Wills, Next, Fat Face, Marks & Spencer, Apple, H&M, New Look, Pandora and Swarovski. Festival Place is also home to a 10-screen Vue multiplex cinema, a fitness, leisure and sports complex spread over seven floors, Flip Out trampoline park, and a community library. Festival Place hosts a series of events for brilliant family days out throughout the year.

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The Malls Shopping Centre has a wide range of shops. Just minutes off junction 6 of the M3, The Malls has plenty of car parking directly above the shopping centre. If you are travelling by train it couldn't be easier as the centre is located opposite Basingstoke railway station.

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Chineham Shopping Centre is situated less than 10 minutes from junction 6 of the M3. Home to a 24 hour Tesco, Chineham Library, a free soft play area along with a number of shops including Boots, M&S Foodhall and Matalan. The centre offers free parking.

Eating and drinking

Festival Place is home to more than 20 mouth-watering eateries, from the French Cote Brasserie to the Japanese Kokoro, as well as firm favourites Nando’s, Wagamama, Pizza Express and Pret. The town centre hosts restaurants catering for most tastes including Italian, Chinese, Indian, and Thai. There are also fast food outlets in the area.

Further information

View our how to find us page for a town centre parking map.

Contact us

  • Contact us online
  • 01256 844844
  • Civic Offices
    London Road
    RG21 4AH
  • Opening hours
    Monday to Friday
    8.30am to 4.30pm