guitarguitar Edinburgh

Edinburgh Guitar Shop & Musical Instrument Store

The Capital’s biggest & best music shop

283-287 St Johns Road

Edinburgh EH12 7XF

Serving the area since 2004

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Opening Hours:

Monday - Saturday:


10:00 - 17:30

11:00 - 17:00

guitarguitar Edinburgh provides a number of services and facilities, including:

Trade It, Sell It

Repair Services

Kerbside Pickup

Click and Collect

Try Before You Buy

Proudly Employee Owned

Proudly Employee Owned

Celebrating 20 Years

Celebrating 20 Years

By Musicians For Musicians

By Musicians For Musicians

How To Find Us

guitarguitar Edinburgh is easily accessible by car, bus, or train.

If you’re travelling by:

Car -  you have the option of parking in the Corstorphine retail park beside the shop. Check out Corstorphine Parking for more details.

Train - there are 2 local train stations: Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway. ScotRail will be able to provide travel details.

Bus - there are several nearby bus stops served by Citylink and Lothian Buses.

If you’re a blue badge holder or you require additional mobility and accessibility assistance, please give us a call in advance and we’ll happily accommodate your needs!


Edinburgh’s biggest & best guitar shop

As the first of our six stores, guitarguitar Edinburgh is where it all began.

Since then, our Edinburgh guitar shop has become the ultimate destination for guitarists with a huge selection of electric, acoustic, and bass guitars, amps, pedals, guitar accessories with everything from affordable instruments for beginners to custom boutique rarities.

Daily stock deliveries mean no two days are the same when you visit. Why don't you drop by and get plugged in? We'd love to see you!




Our friendly team in guitarguitar Edinburgh are practising and performing musicians. You’ll be talking to people who live and breathe guitars and music, with the experience of all the ups and downs of recording studios, stages, and tours. We can offer help and advice from our first-hand experience!

guitarguitar Edinburgh is a welcoming, friendly, safe space for everyone, no matter their playing experience. We share the same passion and interests as you and our team are always on hand to help.

We’re beginner, child and pet friendly and stock a variety of high quality budget and 3/4 sized instruments, so why not bring the family along to try out something new.

Whether you're a guitarist, a bassist, or are just picking up the instrument, our expert staff will be on hand to talk you through what's available and help you to find the right choice. We have dedicated practice areas, guitars to suit every budget and we stock all of your favourite brands such as Gibson, Epiphone, Fender, PRS and more. Don't just take our word for it though... Come and see for yourself!

Meet the team

Our Edinburgh team all have years of experience in the guitar industry, both in retail and with some of the biggest guitar brands and builders in the world. We are here for you and will always be able to help you find what you’re looking for.

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Store Manager

Having started with guitarguitar way back in 2004 I've loved...

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Sales Assistant

Having been a professional touring guitarist for the past 25...

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Assistant Manager

I've worked at guitarguitar for years and I look forward to...

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Sales Assistant

I am the new kid on the block, joining the team this yea...

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Sales Assistant

One of the newbies, I have been with guitarguitar since Nov...

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Sales Assistant

10+ years experience in music retail, my passion is bass...

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Sales Assistant

I play in the Edinburgh metal band Hammer. I've been playing...

What you can expect when you visit guitarguitar Edinburgh

guitarguitar Edinburgh’s electric guitar shop is a dreamland for every guitarist. Whether you're a metalhead, indie lover, shoegazer or blues fanatic, you're certain to find your perfect instrument with our unrivalled selection, all ready to try in our dedicated playing area, where you can crank up the amp and shut out the world.

Our guitar store boasts a huge selection of electric guitars, bass guitars, acoustic guitars and all the gear in between from some of the most sought after and exclusive models on the market. We stock all of your favourite brands like Fender and Gibson alongside boutique and specialist guitars from Suhr, Atkin, Kithara and many more - stepping through our doors is an experience! That's not all though; we also stock all of the latest pedals, amps, and guitar accessories, and don’t forget our treasure chest of pre-owned gems too!

One of the most impressive acoustic guitar departments in Europe

Our designated acoustic centre holds over 250 of the best acoustic guitars and folk instruments you're ever likely to come across, all ready to try in our dedicated playing area. Our experts will help you find the right acoustic, as well as offering tips and advice on maintenance, servicing, amplification and much more.

Experience first-hand the iconic models of Martin guitars in our brand new dedicated Martin room. You’ll find everything from the brand’s most famous designs to limited releases that you won’t find anywhere else. Our Martin room will allow you to experience exactly why the brand holds the legacy and heritage that it’s become world famous for.

What to expect from our in-store events

From brand takeovers and artist clinics to meet & greets, masterclasses and free re-strings, no two store events are the same in guitarguitar Edinburgh so we’re bound to host an event that suits your style perfectly.

Get tips & tricks, expert advice, meet your guitar hero, learn new techniques and instrument maintenance during one-to-one workshops and ask any questions you may have.

Don’t fret if you can’t make it to our events in person – most of our events are live streamed on our guitarguitaruk Facebook page so be sure to give us a Like to keep on track of our events.

Upcoming Events

Highlights from Past Events

Check out a gallery of highlights from some of our previous events.

guitarguitar Edinburgh Guitar Technician

Dedicated guitar technician and repair service

Is your beloved instrument in need of a little TLC? Do you fancy a nice new set of pickups? If so, come in and have a word with our fully qualified tech Little Bob. All work is guaranteed and quotes are given prior to work commencing. Bob has had decades of experience and can carry out all kinds of repair work from wiring to re-fretting and even entire instrument builds!

Turn your old gear into cash or trade up to something new

Feel like it’s time for a change? Trade in your gear with us for something new! Edinburgh is one of the busiest cities for live music in the UK, and as such, we get a huge number of instruments traded in every week. Often, the turnover is so fast that we don’t even have time to post some items on the website before they sell, so make sure you visit us often for the scoop on the latest trade-ins!

Trade It. Sell It.
Trade It. Sell It.