guitarguitar Newcastle

Newcastle Guitar Shop & Musical Instrument Store

The North East’s biggest & best music shop

27 Grainger Street

Newcastle NE1 5JE

Serving the area since 2005

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Opening Hours:

Monday - Saturday:


10:00 - 17:30

11:00 - 17:00

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

If you’re travelling by:

Car - there are parking spaces available across the road at St John's Church which are pay and display.

Train - we are a 5 minute walk from Newcastle Central Station and there is also a Metro Station 3 minutes away. National Rail and Nexus will be able to provide travel details.

Bus - the main bus providers are Go North East and Stagecoach with various stops right through Grainger Street. We are a 15 minute walk from the main Eldon Square/Haymarket Bus station.

Newcastle is also very accessible for surrounding areas like Teesside with regular express bus and train services.

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!


Newcastle and the North East’s biggest & best guitar shop

In 2005 we opened our Newcastle guitar store and in 2018 we refurbished our store to showcase our plethora of guitars, amps, effects and accessories on a whole new dazzling display, ready and waiting for you guys to plug in and try out.

Our Newcastle guitar shop has become the only destination for guitarists in the North East, whether you're looking for your first guitar or are a stadium rocking professional, there's definitely something within our massive range to suit you!

No two days are the same with our daily stock deliveries so you're sure to find something different every time you visit. Why don't you drop by and get plugged in? We'd love to see you!




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

guitarguitar Newcastle is a friendly, welcoming and 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 new to the instrument, our team of experts are 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 Fender, Taylor, Gibson, Alvarez, Martin and more. Don't just take our word for it though... Come and see for yourself!

Meet the team

We pride ourselves on providing an open and welcoming atmosphere, allowing you to find the best solutions for anything guitar-related. Whether it's finding that elusive tone, wiring up a pedalboard, or getting your playing recorded and out into the world, we can help; so please don't hesitate to get in touch!

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Hi, I'm Johnny and I've been with the Newcastle store since...

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Sales Assistant

All guitars, I've been a guitar tech on tours, played live and...

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Assistant Manager

Started with guitarguitar back in 2013 and left for a few...

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Sales Assistant

Joined guitarguitar back in 2007 after living and working in...

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Sales Assistant

Worked as a pro Musician for many years before most notably...

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Store Manager

Resident lefty and long serving team member. Vintage guitar...

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Sales Assistant

Born and bred in Wallsend, raised on the street Sting was born...

What you can expect when you visit guitarguitar Newcastle

guitarguitar Newcastle’s electric guitar shop is a dreamland for every guitarist. Whether you're a blues fanatic, metalhead, shoegazer or indie lover, we have an unrivalled selection of instruments for you to try out.

Our Newcastle guitar store hosts a huge selection of electric guitars, acoustic guitars, bass guitars, amps, pedals and guitar accessories including some of the most sought after and exclusive models on the market. We stock big name builders like Fender and Gibson, alongside many specialist and boutique guitars from Kithara, Atkin, Suhr and more. Don't forget our treasure chest of pre-owned gems too!

As well as having a full team who are experienced in dealing with high-end items, our guitars are displayed to their absolute best in our spacious, air conditioned basement showroom. Why not come down and pay us a visit?

One of the most impressive acoustic guitar departments in Europe

Love playing acoustic? You'll feel right at home in our store! We have a full floor dedicated to acoustic guitar featuring dedicated Martin and Taylor areas for you to practise in. With a huge selection of stunning acoustic guitars and folk instruments for you to pick up and play, you won't find a better place to spend some time finding your next instrument!

Our team are experts in helping you to find the right instrument and can offer tips and advice on maintenance, servicing, amplification and much more. We want you to leave the store happy, satisfied, and safe in the knowledge you have the perfect acoustic for you.

Expert in-house Luthier and repair department

Whether it's an action adjustment, new pickups fitted, a crack or scratch repair, or you’re looking for hands on advice, our qualified luthier and guitar repairman Neil can take care of it all for you. With over 30 years experience, Neil is here for all of your Newcastle guitar repair-based needs.

To book a repair with Neil, all you need to do is contact us to book an appointment prior to dropping your precious axe off.

What to expect from our in-store events

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

Learn new techniques and instrument maintenance during one-to-one workshops, learn tips & tricks, meet your guitar hero, get expert advice 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.

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

We want your guitars! Trade-in or sell your unwanted gear with us for something new. You may be closer than you realised to owning that new bit of gear you've been after. We can either trade your old gear towards something new or even simply buy it outright from you.

Bring your gear into our Newcastle store and our staff will inspect the gear then assess it's value.

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