Waterstones Newcastle

Emerson Chambers, Blackett Street, Newcastle, NE1 7JF

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Opening times

  • Monday 08.00 - 20.00
  • Tuesday 08.00 - 20.00
  • Wednesday 08.00 - 20.00
  • Thursday 08.00 - 21.00
  • Friday 08.00 - 21.00
  • Saturday 09.00 - 19.00
  • Sunday 10.30 - 17.00

Contact us

  • Call us on 0191 261 7757
  • Email us at [javascript protected email address]
  • Twitter: @WaterstonesNewc
  • Facebook: pages/Waterstones-Newcastle-upon-Tyne/102755309786020


Waterstones Newcastle is the biggest bookshop in the North East, boasting a magnificent range of books situated in a beautiful building in the centre of the City.

Our four-storey shop offers the best browsing experience in the North East, with a magnificent range of books and helpful staff on hand to recommend bestsellers and hidden gems alike.

Situated in a beautiful building opposite Grey's Monument, designed by celebrated architect Benjamin Simpson, the booksellers of Emerson Chambers love nothing more than to share their love of reading with our customers.

Whether you read Thrillers, Fantasy or Non-Fiction, we will be happy to help you find your next favourite author. When you've finished browsing, why not indulge in some quiet reading and a cappuccino in Café W, situated on the first floor?

If you share our passion for books, come and lose yourself among our shelves; there's a wealth of reading to discover.

Lower Ground
  • Children's, Young Adult, Study Guides, Manga, Parenting, Gardening, Pets, Cookery, Craft, Adult colouring
Ground Floor
  • Bestsellers, Click & Collect Collection Point, Cards, Stationery, Games
First Floor
  • Cafe W, Fiction & Crime, Science Fiction & Fantasy & Horror, Poetry & Literary Criticism
Second Floor
  • History & Military, Art & Photography, Academic Books, Business & Finance, Religion, Spirituality, Self Help, Health, Languages, True Crime, Biography, Sport, Travel, Travel Writing, Maps, Outdoor Pursuits, Nature

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