Guildhall Square


About Guildhall Square

Southampton’s bustling Guildhall Square & Cultural Quarter is home to a plethora of live music venues, museums, bars, cafes and restaurants. In a few months’ time, it will also welcome Studio 144; the much-anticipated new arts centre for Southampton.

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Food & Drink 


Art House Café

Gallery Café – “Your one and only creatively-inspired, community-run, organic, love-filled, not-for-profit, quirky, slightly wonky, home grown, 100% original, local cafe / gallery / venue / home-from-home in Southampton.”

Address: 178 Above Bar Street, SO14 7DW
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8023 8582

Opening Hours:        Monday CLOSED
                                  Tuesday – Saturday 11am – 10pm
                                  Sunday 12pm – 5pm


Belgium & Blues 

Belgium and Blues is an independently owned bar & Brasserie. Set on two floors, it boasts The Gin Bar & Brasserie on the ground floor and The Beer Cellar below. A must for any beer lovers or those wanting to try something different.

Address: 184 Above Bar Street, SO14 7DW
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8022 5411

Opening Hours:        Sunday – Thursday: 12pm - 11pm
                                  Friday - Saturday 12pm – 12am

Blue Island Restaurant 

Greek restaurant with a variety of dishes to eat in or take away.

Address: 198 Above Bar Street, SO14 7DW
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8063 5045

Opening Hours:        Monday – Thursday: 9am-7pm
                                  Friday – Saturday: 9am-10pm
                                  Sunday: CLOSED


Chennai Dosa 

Restaurant serving traditional South Indian & Sri Lankan cuisine.

Address: 4A Civic Centre Road, SO14 7FL
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8178 3383

Opening Hours:        Monday – Friday: 12pm-11pm
                                  Saturday – Sunday: 10am-11pm


Costa Coffee

Coffee Shop & Café.

Address: 166 Above Bar Street, SO14 7DU
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8023 1835

Opening Hours:        Monday – Friday: 7am-7:30pm
                                  Saturday: 7am-7pm
                                  Sunday: 8am-6pm


Dersim Takeaway 

At Dersim Takeaway you can now order all your favourites online including a large choice of pizzas, kebab, burger, pasta and Ice cream.

Address: 200 Above Bar Street, SO14 7DW  
Website: Click Here
Phone: 02380333800

Opening Hours:        Monday – Saturday: 3pm-2am
                                  Sunday: CLOSED


Gourmet Burger Kitchen 

Restaurant with classic wooden decor, serving gourmet British beef, chicken or veggie burgers.

Address: Guildhall Square, 150 Above Bar Street, SO14 7DU
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8022 7767

Opening Hours:        Monday – Wednesday: 11:30am – 10pm
                                  Thursday: 11:30 – 11pm
                                  Friday – Saturday: 11am – 11pm 
                                  Sunday: 11am – 10pm 


KFC

Take-away restaurant. 

Address: 127A Above Bar Street, SO14 7FN
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8033 1280

Opening Hours:        Monday – Thursday: 10am-11pm
                                  Friday – Saturday: 10am-12am
                                  Sunday: 10am-11pm


Mango Restaurant 

Authentic Thai cuisine and cocktails.

Address: 180- 182 Above Bar Street, SO14 7DW
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8033 6540

Opening Hours:        Monday – Thursday: 11:30am-12am
                                  Friday – Saturday: 11:30am-1am
                                  Sunday: 11:30am-12am


Mettricks Tea & Coffee House

Speciality coffee shop and café, also serving alcohol and evening meals.

Address: 1 Guildhall Place, SO14 7DU
Website: Click Here
Phone: 02380 221930

Opening Hours:        Monday – Wedensday: 7:30am - 10:30pm
                                  Thursday – Friday: 7:30am – 11:30pm
                                  Saturday: 9am - 11:30pm
                                  Sunday: 9am – 10:30pm


Momento Brasserie 

Italian brasserie and wine bar.

Address: Unit 2 Guildhall Square, SO14 7FP
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8023 3717

Opening Hours:        Monday – Wednesday: 8am-6pm
                                  Thursday: 8am-8pm
                                  Friday: 8am-9pm
                                  Saturday: 9am-9pm 
                                  Sunday: 10am-4pm


Nandos

Restaurant and take-away food.

Address: 2 Arts Quarter, SO14 7DU
Website: Click Here 
Phone: 023 8033 3303

Opening Hours:        Monday – Thursday: 11.30am-10pm
                                  Friday – Saturday: 11.30am-11pm
                                  Sunday: 11.30am-10pm


Neighbourhood

Restaurant and drinks venue, specialising in craft beer, ales and BBQ food. 

Address: 140 Above Bar St, Southampton SO14
Website: Click Here 
Phone: 023 8063 5435

Opening Hours:        Monday – Thursday: 4pm-11pm
                                  Friday – Saturday: 12pm-12am
                                  Sunday: CLOSED


Rogues Café 

Café, bar and restaurant, right in the city centre. Locally-sourced food, craft beers, and all-day breakfast.

Address: 78a West Marlands Road, SO14 7FW
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8033 3370

Opening Hours:        Monday – Wednesday: 11am-8pm
                                  Thursday – Friday: 11am-11pm
                                  Saturday: 10am-1am
                                  Sunday: 5pm-late


Scholars Arms

Pub serving food & drink.

Address: 166 Above Bar Street, SO14 7DU
Website: Click Here 
Phone: 023 8063 0195

Opening Hours:        Monday – Tuesday: 11am-11pm 
                                  Wednesday: 11am-12am
                                  Thursday – Saturday: 11am-1am
                                  Sunday: 11am-11pm


Sprinkles Gelato 

Dessert parlour serving up handmade, Italian recipe, gelato and a whole range of delicious desserts and treats.

Address: 120-122 Above Bar Street, SO14 7DU
Website: Click Here 
Phone: 023 8063 3686

Opening Hours:        Monday – Friday: 10am-12am
                                  Saturday – Sunday: 9am-12am 


Subway

Takeaway or eat-in fast food restaurant. 

Address: 127F Above Bar Street, SO14 7FN
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8020 0584

Opening Hours:        Sunday – Monday: 8am-12am
                                  Tuesday – Saturday: 7am-3am


Tang’s Chinese Restaurant

Chinese Restaurant.

Address: 127 Above Bar Street, SO14 7FH
Website: N/A
Phone: 023 8023 5700

Opening Hours:        Monday – Sunday: 12pm-11pm


Tapas Barcelona

A sociable venue providing authentic tapas with influences from Spanish kitchens around the world.

Address: 140-166 Above Bar Street, SO14 7DU
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8033 7171

Opening Hours:        Sunday – Thursday: 11am-11pm
                                  Friday – Saturday: 11am-12am


The Artisan 

Coffee shop and café. 

Address: Guildhall Square, Sir James Matthew Building, SO14 7NN
Website: Click Here 
Phone: 023 8201 2007

Opening Hours:        Monday – Friday: 7:30am-5pm
                                  Saturday: 9am-7pm
                                  Sunday: 10am-4pm


The Spitfire

Pub serving a variety of food and drinks and showing live sports.

Address: 130-132 Above Bar Street, SO14 7DU
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8022 5464

Opening Hours:        Sunday – Thursday: 9am-12am
                                  Friday – Saturday: 9am-2am


The Stable

Restaurant specialising in pizza, pies and cider. 

Address: 136 Above Bar Street, SO14 7DU
Website: Click Here 
Phone: 023 8023 6710

Opening Hours:        Sunday – Thursday: 12pm-11pm 
                                  Friday - Saturday: 12pm-12am


Turtle Bay

Caribbean food and drink restaurant.

Address: 1 Guildhall Square, SO14 7FP
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8063 9568

Opening Hours:        Sunday – Wednesday: 11:30am-11:30pm
                                  Thursday: 11:30am-12:30am
                                  Friday – Saturday: 11:30am-1:30am


Shopping


Beatnik Emporium 

Beatnik Emporium is a unique independent shop stocking men’s and woman’s vintage clothing, ranging from the 1940s to the 1990s. They also stock accessories, handbags, jewellery & vinyl records. 

Address: 202 Above Bar Street, SO14 7DW
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8063 3428

Opening Hours:        Monday - Saturday: 10.00am - 5.30pm
                                  Sunday: 11.30am - 4.30pm


Mike’s Newsagent 

Newsagents selling a variety of products.

Address: 192 Above Bar St, SO14 7DW
Website: N/A
Phone: 023 8022 8498

Opening Hours:        Various


Totally Wicked

Vape and e-liquid store.

Address: 127E Above Bar Street, SO14 7FN
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8178 1020

Opening Hours:        Monday – Wednesday: 9am-5:30pm
                                  Thursday – Saturday: 9am-6pm
                                  Sunday: 10am-4pm


Attractions


SeaCity Museum

Hands-on museum exploring the history of shipping and the sea in Southampton, with cafe, education zone and gift shop.

Address: Havelock Road, SO14 7FY
Website: Click Here 
Phone: 023 8083 4536

Opening Hours:        Monday – Sunday: 10am-5pm


Solent Showcase Art Gallery

This gallery supports up-and-coming artists to provide examples of the best contemporary art and embraces the idea of cross-disciplinary collaboration to highlight the creative talents of the University.

Address: 157-187 Above Bar Street, SO14 7NN
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8031 9120

Opening Hours:        (Exhibition dependant)
                                  Monday – Friday: 11am-6pm
                                  Saturday: 11am-5pm
                                  Sunday: CLOSED


Southampton City Art Gallery

Art gallery offering the opportunity to enjoy high quality exhibitions ranging from painting, sculpture and drawing, to photography and film, as well as permanent collection and displays that change regularly to ensure new experiences with each visit.

Address: Civic Centre, Commercial Rd, SO14 7LY
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8083 3007

Opening Hours:        Monday – Friday: 10am-3pm, 
                                  Saturday: 10am-5pm
                                  Sunday: Closed


Entertainment


Café Parfait

Nightclub & Bar.

Address: 194 Above Bar Street, SO14 7DW
Website: Click Here 
Phone: 023 8033 2314

Opening Hours:       Monday: 11pm-4am
                                 Tuesday & Wednesday: CLOSED
                                 Thursday & Friday: 11pm-4am
                                 Saturday: 11pm-5am
                                 Sunday: 11pm-4am


O2 Guildhall

O2 Guildhall Southampton is the South's largest multipurpose entertainment venue, hosting some of the biggest names in music.

Address: West Marlands Road, SO14 7LP
Website: Click Here 
Phone: 023 8083 2453

Opening Hours:        (Box Office)
                                  Monday & Wednesday: 9am-6pm
                                  Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday: 10am-4pm
                                  Friday: 9am-4pm


Switch 

Nightclub with a variety of events and club nights.

Address: 127 Above Bar Street, SO17 7FN
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8033 8297
 
Opening Hours:        Varied 


The Stage Door

Southampton's only fringe theatre & bar in the heart of the Cultural Quarter, serving up Cabaret, Burlesque, Comedy, Plays, Musicals, Live Music, Children's Theatre Cocktails, Wine & Beer and much more.

Address: 78 West Marlands Road, SO14 7FW
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8063 0300

Opening Hours:        Wednesday – Sunday: Dependant on event                                           times
                                  Monday – Tuesday: CLOSED


Wiggle

Gentlemen’s club.

Address: 188 Above Bar Street, SO14 7DW
Website: Click Here
Phone: 07464 228768 

Opening Hours:        Sunday – Tuesday: CLOSED
                                  Wednesday – Thursday: 10pm-3:30am
                                  Friday – Saturday: 9pm-6am



Health & Beauty 

AK Grooming Room

Traditional Turkish Barbering – “We offer quality cuts with perfection. We stand out with our superb service and cleanliness. We offer wet shaves with hot towel, or the full service.”

Address: 127D Above Bar Street, SO14 7FN
Website: Click Here 
Phone: 02381 781670

Opening Hours:        Monday - Friday 9am-7pm
                                  Saturday 10am-6pm
                                  Sunday CLOSED


Crew Barbershop

Barbershop.

Address: 196 Above Bar Street, SO14 7DW
Website: N/A
Phone: 023 8022 8248

Opening Hours:        Monday – Saturday: 10am-7pm
                                  Sunday: 11am-5pm


Southampton Hair Salon & Barbers

Hairdresser and barber services.

Address: 4 Civic Centre Road, SO14 7FL
Website: N/A
Phone: 023 8178 3370

Opening Hours:        Monday – Saturday: 9am-6pm
                                  Sunday: 10am-5pm


Toni&Guy

Hairdressing salon.
 
Address: 134 Above Bar Street, SO14 7DU.
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8023 2806

Opening Hours:        Monday – Wednesday: 9:45am-6:45pm
                                  Thursday: 9:45am-7:30pm
                                  Friday: 9:45pm-6:45pm
                                  Saturday: 9am-5:15pm
                                  Sunday: CLOSED


Unique Nails

Nail Salon. 

Address: 186 Above Bar Street, SO14 7DW
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8033 3039

Opening Hours:        Monday – Saturday: 10am-6pm
                                  Sunday: CLOSED


Urban Trend Barbers

Barber shop.

Address: 190 Above Bar Street,SO14 7DW
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8033 4387

Opening Hours:        Monday – Saturday: 9am-7pm
                                  Sunday: CLOSED


Public Services


Southampton Central Library

Public Library.

Address: Civic Centre, Commercial Road, SO14 7LW
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8083 3007

Opening Hours:        Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 10am-7pm
                                  Wednesday: 10am-6pm
                                  Friday: 10am-5pm
                                  Saturday: 10am-4pm
                                  Sunday: CLOSED


Southampton City Council

Council offices.

Address: Civic Centre, Civic Centre Road, SO14 7LY
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8083 3000

Opening Hours:        Monday – Friday: 9:30am-4.30pm
                                  Saturday – Sunday: CLOSED


Southampton Solent University 

Part of the Solent University campus.

Address: Sir James Matthew Blding, 157-187 Above Bar Str, SO14 7NN
Website: Click Here 
Phone: 023 8201 3000

Opening Hours:        N/A


The Gateway 

Gateway is the council's one-stop-shop for face to face service.

Address: 1 Guildhall Square, SO14 7FP
Website: Click Here
Phone: 023 8083 2005

Opening Hours:        Monday – Friday: 9:30am-4:30pm
                                  Saturday – Sunday: CLOSED


Professional Services


Above Bar Training

Above Bar Training offers a comprehensive range of professionally led hair and beauty courses for beginners and those already employed in the industry.

Address: 186 Above Bar Street, SO14 3DW
Website: Click Here
Phone: 02380 211418

Opening Hours:        Monday - Friday 10am-6:30pm
                                  Saturday - Sunday CLOSED


Capita

Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure work with public and private sector organisations to design, build and optimise their real estate and infrastructure assets.

Address: 1 Guildhall Square, SO14 7FP
Website: Click Here 
Phone: 023 8083 4949

Opening Hours:        Office Hours


STA Travel

Travel agency.

Address: 6-8 Civic Centre Road, SO14 7FL
Website: Click Here 
Phone: 023 8184 1341

Opening Hours:        Monday – Thursday: 10am-7pm
                                  Friday – Saturday: 10am-6pm
                                  Sunday: 11am-5pm

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