Milton Keynes

FIVE FAB Independents in Central Milton Keynes

FIVE FAB Independents in Central Milton Keynes


Milton Keynes might be well-known for the big high street brands within the city centre but look a little closer and you’ll discover a thriving independent retail and restaurant scene just waiting to be discovered. Take a look at our FAB FIVE guide to some of the best independents located within Central Milton Keynes…


Sultans at 12th Street

Sultans is a Turkish and Mediterranean restaurant in very heart of Central Milton Keynes offering you freshly cooked authentic dishes in a relaxed environment with world-renowned Turkish hospitality. They bring a little taste of the Med to MK, whether you are looking for a quick lunch stop during a busy day shopping, a romantic dinner in the evening, or maybe a pre-theatre dining experience they have it all covered. Book ahead to guarantee your table here.



Namji at Xscape

It’s time you experienced the true essence of Punjabi cuisine at Namji Xscape! This family-owned restaurant is a multiple award-winner including taking the ‘The Best Indian Curry in MK’ crown in 2019. Namji is more than just Punjabi Cuisine, it’s a place where you not only enjoy delicious food but also get to experience Punjabi culture like never before as they mix delicious food with quality entertainment. The perfect restaurant to dine in with friends and family. Find out more here.


Dutch Hospital at Midsummer Place

The Dutch Hospital is an independent family business with a carefully curated collection of unique and exuberant home interior items and furniture. They travel the world in search of new trends in home, gift and interior to bring customers exclusive products you can’t find anywhere else. They feature quirky and one-of-a-kind pieces of bronze statues, wall arts, dinner and tableware, small furniture, lighting, upholstery and much more. You’ll be amazed at what you’ll discover! Check out their website.



DeRoka at The Hub

As an independent, family-owned restaurant, DeRoka in The Hub, offers the very best in Mediterranean cuisine alongside a stunning cocktail lounge to impress the most sophisticated of diners. DeRoka’s founders believe that a memorable dining experience is determined not only by the quality and flavour of the food but also by the people that you meet. Check out their ‘not-to-be-missed’ Bottomless Brunches and their ever-changing cocktail specials. To book click here.



Mr Simms Sweet Shop at centre:mk

Step into Mr Simms Sweet Shop at centre:mk and you step back in time, when sweets were sold by the grammes. Relive your childhood memories with pineapple cubes, pint pots, cola bottles, lemon bonbons, jazzies and many more. Build you own mix ‘n’ mix or just treat yourself to your favourites. They also offer a wide range of chocolates, themed sweets and some more modern options like Mega Sourz, Pop Rocks and Toxic Waste Sour Candy. You’ll find something to satisfy every sweet tooth. Follow their Facebook Page.


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