Charlestown Square

Charlestown Square is the largest shopping, dining and entertainment destination in the Hunter Region. The Centre is constantly evolving, with its latest redevelopment in late 2010, which almost doubled its size to 88,000 square metres.

Charlestown Square is currently undergoing an internal development to bring new and exciting international retailers to The Hunter during 2016. 

With over 240 specialty stores, including Apple, City Beach, Rebel Sport, Strike Bowling Bar and Best & Less, Charlestown Square has something for everyone. It is also home to the only Myer department store in the region, as well as a number of other major stores, including Target, Big W, Woolworths, Coles and Reading Cinemas. 

The Centre has over 100 fashion stores, including more than over 30 exclusive stores, Charlestown Square is just the place to keep up on the fashion trends. Experience Forever New, Review, and Nike only available at Charlestown Square in The Hunter region.

Only at Charlestown Square you’ll find the South Piazza which has a great range of restaurants and cafes open 7 days and nights per week including Max Brenner, New Shanghai, Grill’d, Absolute Thai, Nando’s, Sushi Bay and Coco Cubano. Or if you are looking for some serious fun, catch a movie at Reading Cinemas, go bowling at Strike, or visit Timezone. For the ultimate luxury cinema experience visit the Gold Lounge with the combined elegance of a fully licensed lounge bar, a menu with a selection of delicious food and in-cinema service, the most luxurious reclining arm chair seats and wall-to-wall screens!
For your convenience, the supermarkets on the Ground Level at Charlestown Square open early every day with Coles and Woolworths open from 7am Monday to Saturday and from 8am Sundays and Dan Murphy’s is open from 9am, Lower Ground Level. Plus we’ve got all your fresh food needs covered on the Ground Floor with a great range of specialty fresh food stores open early every day including Bakers Delight, Steel Street Fish Markets, Joe’s Meats, Red Lea Chickens, Michels Patisserie and Amaranthine flowers by design. Check individual stores for opening hours

If you feel it’s time to fix up or add something special for your home, you’ll be happy to find over 25 home wares stores ranging from T2, Dymocks, Lush, Kidstuff, Typo and House stocked with great value products to suit every taste.

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Charlestown Square Conditions of Entry

For your comfort and safety, conditions of entering the Centre include but are not limited to;

  • No smoking (in-Centre, car parks and within 10m of entry)
  • No animals (Guide Dogs are excepted)
  • No bikes, skateboards or scooters
  • No alcohol consumption
  • No anti-social, offensive and/or criminal behaviour
  • Entry may be refused or withdrawn to patrons not wearing a shirt / t-shirt and/or shoes
The GPT Group reserves the right to refuse or withdraw entry to the Centre. To view the Conditions of Entry please click here: Conditions of Entry

Charlestown Square Behaviour Code

Charlestown Square and its immediate surrounds is a place where the whole community can feel safe. The community has the right to be safe and the responsibility to behave appropriately. In collaboration with a number of community stakeholders including the Lake Macquarie City Council, NSW Police and a number of youth services we have developed this Behaviour Code. This code is enforced by Charlestown Square security and local Police. The code details actions and consequences for anti-social behaviour at Charlestown Square. To view the code please click here: Charlestown Square Behaviour Code

Unique to Charlestown Square

We like to provide you with a memorable  shopping experience, which is why we have over 40 stores in Charlestown Square that are unique to the Hunter Region. These stores include:

Major Stores: Myer, The Apple Store, City Beach, Fit N Fast, 
Women’s Fashion Stores: Ally Fashion, Bikini Island, Bloch, Forever New, Myer, Review and Bonds.
Mixed Fashion Stores: City Beach, Myer, Nike 
Men’s Fashion Stores: Myer, RDX, The Suit Shop
Children’s Fashion Stores: Tree Child
Shoes, Bags & Accessories Stores: Estrada Shoes, Hype DC, Platypus Shoes, Ziera
Entertainment: Strike Bowling Bar, Megamania, Timezone
Cafés and Dining: Fifi La Femme Petit Boutique, Fifi La Femme Grande, Max Brenner, Pie Face, Absolute Thai, Nando’s, New Shanghai, Sushi Bay, Coco Cubano
Homewares & Gift Stores: Dymocks, Lush, T2, Kidstuff

The GPT Group’s purpose is to maximise the financial potential of Australian property with solutions that fulfill the aspirations of our investors, tenants and communities. GPT aspires to be an overall positive contributor to our communities, people and the environment. 
GPT achieved a ranking in the top 1% of real estate companies surveyed globally on the 2013 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Of the past five years, GPT has been rated global sustainability leader in this index three times and has been in the top two both other years. 

For further information on the Group’s sustainability initiatives, please visit
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Opening hours
South Piazza Cafes & Restaurants (8am-12am)*
Labour Day Opening Hours
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 - 10am - 4pm
Regular trading hours
Mon - 9am - 5.30pm
Tue - 9am - 5.30pm
Wed - 9am - 5.30pm
Thu - 9am - 9pm
Fri - 9am - 5.30pm
Sat - 9am - 5pm
Sun - 10am - 5pm
Charlestown Square
30 Pearson Street
Charlestown NSW 2290
Phone: 02 4944 4333