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The Guitar Store

62-66 Commercial Road, Southampton SO15 1GD, England
+44 23 8033 9668
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What a shop !!!!!!

Fantastic shop , amazing stock and staff , it’s like a London store but in Southampton , good... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
afgdegvdjjf
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Amazing place. Went in for a single string and came out with a wealth of knowledge. And a free... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
jipspips
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The Premier Music Store in Southampton! An Acoustic Store set out like an Old American Barn, Drum Store like a 50's Diner (Complete with '57 Chevy coming out the wall), and the Electric Store absolutely CRAMMED with stock and kitted out with a Gorgeous Fender Lounge! Mon - Sat 10:00 to 17:30 Sunday 11:00-15:00 We stock some of the biggest & best brands in the world, such as Gibson (Custom Shop, USA) Fender (Custom Shop, USA, Japanese & Mexican), PRS, Ibanez, Schecter, Epiphone, Musicman, Rivera, Blackstar, Marshall, Vox, and many, many more. Our Acoustic store stocks Martin & Co, Gibson, Taylor, Collings, Tanglewood, Takamine, Fender, Ibanez, Ozark, Mahalo Ukeleles and loads more! Over 250 pedals in stock from boutique and mainstream brands such as Fulltone, T-Rex, Keeley, Strymon, Moonphaser, MXR, Mooer, Wampler, Carl Martin, Rivera, Rocktron, Boss, Electro Harmonix, Blackstar, Vox, Dunlop, and MORE! Now stocking Pro Audio ,Recording,Studio Equipment, Audio Interfaces and Sound Cards, Recording Software, Midi Keyboards,Midi Controllers,Studio Monitors, Microphones. Main dealers and stockists for products from Focusrite,RME, Line 6, Roland, Zoom, Native Instruments, Avid Pro Tools, KRK, Sonodyne , Adam, Focal, Universal Audio Apollo, Rode, Sennheiser. M-Audio , Alesis and much more! Our staff are all gigging musicians who have genuine tried-and-tested knowledge of everything we sell and give unbiased advice whether you are looking for your very first guitar or your 100th guitar pedal, or just a 50p plectrum.
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62-66 Commercial Road, Southampton SO15 1GD, England
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Fantastic shop , amazing stock and staff , it’s like a London store but in Southampton , good prices but if you’ve seen it cheaper they will match it , what great guys !

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing place. Went in for a single string and came out with a wealth of knowledge. And a free string. Thanks.

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

I just came back from the Guitar Store near the train station in Southampton and I was really impressed by the variety of guitars in stock and the amazing staff. I spent some time trying out a guitar and had a great experience. Owners Jamie...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Went to the store to enquire about a starter electric guitar setup for my daughter. Assistant was incredibly helpful and gave us an incredibly comprehensive demo of several guitars and an amp to show the styles guitar/amp could play. Could have been an intimidating experience...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2017

Popped in for a couple of bits from time to time, greeted immediately by staff who were friendly but non-invasive. Bit of a chat about set ups with the staff after a wander around browsing. Will be returning again for sure.

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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

This shop used to be in a different part of Southampton, I paid a deposit on a resonator guitar and paid it off quickly in instalments,they threw in a gig bag because of a minor fault, I was written a receipt for it and I...More

1  Thank Nigel P
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Jamie G, Owner at The Guitar Store, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2017

Hi Nigel, Thank you for your comments, I'm sorry but I don't remember this but if it happened 11 months ago I guess that's why. I don't know what guitar you purchased but I cant think of any resonators that we sell that come with...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Came in to part ex a 12 string due to hand injury. Wanted a good 6 string, staff were very helpful and friendly. Sorted out a great guitar, and had plenty to choose from. Got a great deal on my 12 string. If you need...More

Thank Mick L
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Jamie G, Owner at The Guitar Store, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

Thank you for the great comments, Hope you enjoy your new Martin Thanks Jamie

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Reviewed 10 December 2016

Superb service, great range of stock, friendly and expert advice. Having used London stores for past 30 years this team beats them all!!

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Jamie G, Owner at The Guitar Store, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

Many thanks for your review, we always try our best Jamie

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Reviewed 5 December 2016

I'm genuinely not usually a cynic and I strive to be positive in all aspects of my life... Until it came to the Guilar Store, Southampton. The reason I feel compelled to write this review is how surprised I was to have been greeted with...More

3  Thank SotonFriend
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Jamie G, Owner at The Guitar Store, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2016

Hi Tom E, I'm genuinely sorry and shocked to hear that you didn't get the service and the gratitude that every customer should receive when they walk through the door, I can only apologize for this and maybe try to build a bridge. I would...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

This shop has helpful, knowledgeable staff, an AMAZING selection of guitars that you will not find in many stores and great prices! A bonus is that the staff are there to help you, not rip you off. Even just gawking at their amazing selection of...More

2  Thank Jess O
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