Waterstones Above Bar

at 69 Above Bar Street, Southampton, SO14 7FE United Kingdom

Waterstones Above Bar branch is a bookstore in Southampton. Join if you would like to find out about us, make suggestions for the store or learn about the many events we hold in our little store.

Waterstones Above Bar
69 Above Bar Street
Southampton SO14 7FE
United Kingdom
Contact Phone
P: 0843 290 8593

Opening time

  • Mondays: 09:00- 17:30
  • Tuesdays: 09:00- 17:30
  • Wednesdays: 09:00- 17:30
  • Thursdays: 09:00- 17:30
  • Fridays: 09:00- 17:30
  • Saturdays: 09:00- 17:30
  • Sundays: 10:30- 04:30

Company Rating

38 Facebook users were in Waterstones Above Bar. It's a 2 position in Popularity Rating for companies in Book store category in Southampton

63 FB users likes Waterstones Above Bar, set it to 2 position in Likes Rating for Southampton in Book store category

Second Best is Calum Best's revealing new book about his relationship with his dad George. I'm really enjoying it. Very honest.

Published on 2015-04-09 00:45:07 GMT

Colouring is the new 'big thing' for grown-ups. It's very relaxing, I'm told and better for your health than wine.

Published on 2015-04-09 00:38:16 GMT

The Never List by Koethi Zan isn't that new but it's one of the best psychological thrillers on sale at the moment. Please read it.

Published on 2015-04-09 00:36:14 GMT

How did they ever get permission to tear down the Wax Museum in Brading, Isle of Wight? That place overshadowed the 1970s with fear for me.

Published on 2015-04-04 11:40:45 GMT

If you haven't read the incredible Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky, it isn't too late. It's the number best-selling paperback right now

Published on 2015-03-20 16:48:30 GMT

The trailer for Paper Towns has just been released and it looks pretty good. Still time to read the book by John Green before you see it.

Published on 2015-03-20 10:03:46 GMT

Poldark is the name on everyone's lips at the moment. The new tv series is creating quite a stir. Did you know its based on 12 yes12! books?

Published on 2015-03-20 09:38:05 GMT

It's quite dark outside the shop. Is this the much-hyped eclipse or just a typical spring day in Southampton?

Published on 2015-03-20 09:36:29 GMT

The best thriller Philip Pullman or we have ever read is back in print and on sale now Kolymsky Heights by Lionel Davidson. One word amazing

Published on 2015-03-20 09:35:32 GMT

Retweeted Forbidden Planet (@ForbiddenPlanet): We just had a memo: due to the cloud cover, the Triffids have abandoned their plan to invade London. We're saved, we tell you, saved!

Published on 2015-03-20 09:33:28 GMT

Retweeted Darren Shan (@darrenshan): Rare solar eclipse -- 0. Foul Irish rainclouds -- 1. :-(

Published on 2015-03-20 09:33:13 GMT

The Girl With A White Dog by Anne Booth may be aimed at young people but everyone should read it. Great story - really makes you think.

Published on 2015-02-10 16:44:00 GMT

Half-term next week. We have enough story and activity books in our offer to keep the most easily-bored child entertained until its over.

Published on 2015-02-10 16:41:21 GMT

#SecondLife Be the first to read SJ Watson's new bestseller.

Published on 2015-02-10 16:38:48 GMT

Remember how much everyone kept talking about SJ Watson's first book Before I Go To Sleep ? Well the follow-up Second Life is now available.

Published on 2015-02-10 16:38:14 GMT

Our resident Sci-fi king Robin is recommending The Martian by Andy Weir this month. He has called it funny, gripping and imaginative. Try it

Published on 2015-02-10 16:34:17 GMT

Congratulations to the miraculous Eddie Redmayne on his inevitable Bafta win last night. Now he has 2 weeks to find a spot to put his Oscar

Published on 2015-02-09 11:53:58 GMT

Minette Walters hasn't published a book in quite some time but her new one The Cellar is well worth the wait. Totally gripping.

Published on 2015-05-31 10:12:46 GMT

Joey Essex was an absolute star when he came to our West Quay shop yesterday. His latest Book Of You (And Me) is now available and great fun

Published on 2015-05-31 10:11:08 GMT

Hello followers, just to let you know we will be shutting down this account soon. Please follow @waterstonesWQ for ALL Southampton shop info

Published on 2015-10-31 11:45:04 GMT

Retweeted WaterstonesPicc (@WaterstonesPicc): @Waterstones "But there’s no one here. I mean it can’t be the books, can it? I mean books can’t be alive." Oh yes... they can #DoctorWho

Published on 2015-10-18 08:46:46 GMT

Retweeted Waterstones (@Waterstones): “You want weapons? We're in a library. Books are the best weapon in the world. This room's the greatest arsenal we could have.” - #DoctorWho

Published on 2015-10-18 08:45:08 GMT

It's raining, it's pouring, the old man is totally unaware because he is reading an amazing book. What do you think it is? @waterstones

Published on 2015-08-24 09:56:59 GMT

It's not an overly nice day out there today, so #Southampton shoppers, come say hi and hang out in our dry shop and lets chat books.

Published on 2015-08-24 09:26:00 GMT

So, who is excited about #GoSetAWatchman? Will you be coming in on 14th to get your DAY ONE copy? If you reserve one you get it half price!

Published on 2015-07-03 14:24:08 GMT

Neil McKenna's Fanny&Stella was one of the most unusual history books of 2014. The story is now as novel The Petticoat Men by Barbara Ewing.