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Shopping in Southampton

Southampton is the shopping hub on the south coast and one of the UK's top 10 retail destinations. The city centre has two indoor shopping centres, an IKEA store, an impressive retail park, plus boutique shopping for those looking for something a little different.

Southampton shopping centres

  • WestQuay Shopping Centre 
    WestQuay, located in the heart of Southampton city centre, boasts over 100 stores spread over three shopping levels. With a host of big name brands, action-packed events, fantastic fashion and more, it’s easy to see why WestQuay has become the south coast’s premier shopping destination.
    Big Name Brands
    Boasting the biggest line up of top brands in the region, WestQuay brings together fashion, beauty, homewares and more all under one roof. Anchor stores John Lewis and Marks & Spencer are joined by leading fashion retailers such as French Connection, Coast, Karen Millen, Zara and River Island, making WestQuay a must-visit destination for all fashion fans. Adding to the lineup are other iconic brands including Apple, Hollister and All Saints.
    Tasty Treats
    And after all that retail therapy, WestQuay’s new bustling food level, Dining at WestQuay, is the perfect place to relax and re-energise. Choose from Wagamama, Ed’s Easy Diner, Pizza Express, YO! Sushi and a host of other delicious restaurants.
  • Above Bar area has many places for the ultimate shopping experience with well known High Street stores.
  • The Marlands Shopping Centre  has specialist boutiques and shops including Matalan and cafes.
  • IKEA Southampton has everything for the home.
  • WestQuay Retail Park, home to Tesco Home, Argos, Halfords, Next Home and Mothercare.

Boutique shopping

  • Bedford Place is situated a short walk to the north of Southampton's main city centre and its side streets retain all the atmosphere of a bygone era, in what is probably the last bastion of small independent, up-market businesses in Southampton’s city centre. By day and night, the throng of bars, coffee shops, pubs and restaurants are a hive of activity.
  • Queensway shops including Debenhams department store can be found along Queensway.
  • Oxford Street hosts independent boutiques, salons, bars and restaurants huddle along Oxford Street.

Street Food and General Markets
Thursdays 9am - 5pm
Fridays 9am - 5pm
Saturdays 9am - 5pm
Sundays 9am - 4pm

The popular markets has continental type stalls. Some of the delights on offer include: high quality fruit and veg, a local butcher, bakery and cake stall, Mediterranean olives, European cheeses, old fashioned confectionery, pet food and accessories, Fairtrade items, leather goods, gifts and a wide range of make up.
If you’re feeling hungry there are also various food stalls offering treats such as noodles, hog roast and ever popular baguettes, burgers and hot dogs.

For further information or for a stall please contact SMT Management Consultants on 023 92 486777 or telephone Paul on 07971 646483

Southampton Farmers Market
Held Every 3rd Saturday of the Month at Nelson Gate, North side of Southampton Central Railway Station, just off Commercial Road

9am - 3pm
Local Produce Market selling bread, cakes, biscuits, jams, honey, chutney, vegetables, meat, fish and more!

17 May
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    • West Quay Shoppers

    West Quay Shoppers

    • West Quay

    West Quay

    • Southampton Market - Fruit & Veg

    Southampton Market - Fruit & Veg

    • Shopping - Fashion

    Shopping - Fashion