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Waterstones Southampton - West Quay

Westquay Shopping Centre, Western Esplanade, Southampton, SO15 1QE

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Opening times

  • Monday 09.00 - 19.00
  • Tuesday 09.00 - 19.00
  • Wednesday 09.00 - 19.00
  • Thursday 09.00 - 20.00
  • Friday 09.00 - 19.00
  • Saturday 09.00 - 19.00
  • Sunday 11.00 - 17.00

Contact us

  • Call us on 023 8023 2118
  • Email us at [javascript protected email address]
  • Twitter: @waterstonesWQ
  • Facebook: pages/Waterstones-Southampton-West-Quay/155168648000188
  • Instagram: @southamptonwaterstones


A modern, vibrant bookshop at the end of the lively Westquay Shopping Centre.

At Southampton Westquay we are a welcoming first ‘port of call’ for cruise ship passengers and our wide range of local titles reflect all aspects of our beautiful surrounding area. We have a large Children's department and pride ourselves on having strong links with local schools and the wider community.          

There's something for everyone here, not just books but a wide range of Stationery and Gifts for both adults and children. We also have a full events programme throughout the year and host many book signings with authors and celebrities from a wide variety of genres.

Our friendly and knowledgable staff will happily recommend you the best books, or just help you find the one you already know you want!

We also have Southampton's best-kept secret coffee secret - with fabulous views of the town's medieval walls set within a contemporary setting, our bespoke Cafe W offers a mouthwatering locally sourced menu and a unique blend of truly tremendous coffee.

Lower Ground Floor
  • Children's, Teen, Humour, Indoor Games, Manga & Graphic Novels, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Academic Guides, Business, Computing, Photography, Design, Fashion, Art, Crafts & Hobbies, Cookery, Gardening, Pets, Home Reference, Self Help, Health, Mind Body & Spirit, Café W, Toilets.
Ground Floor
  • New Books, Fiction, History, Transport, Smart Thinking, Poetry & Drama, True Crime, Biography,Travel, Local Interest, Languages, Nature, Sport, Music, Film & TV, Stationery & Gift, Spoken Word, Literature & Language, Customer Orders, Reserve & Collect.

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