Best guitar shops in London


How many great guitar bands have come out of London? Probably too many to count, but the list includes such legendary acts as Queen, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Iron Maiden, Led Zeppelin, The Cure, The Clash, Elvis Costello and the Attractions, The Sex Pistols, Suede, and Bloc Party. Sufficed to say, London has always been a hot spot for excellent guitar-based music, and as a result, the number of great guitar shops is nothing short of breathtaking. In this article, we'll take a look at some of the best places to buy guitars in Old London Town.


The choice of guitars in these stores is immense - it's important to go in with an idea of what you're looking for. Speak to one of our expert guitar teachers about what to look for in a guitar.



Guitar Shops


Regent Sounds


If you're looking to invest in either a Fender or a Gretsch, then you absolutely need to stop by Regent Sounds, which is also located on Denmark Street. This shop specialises in guitars and amps made by Fender and Gretsch, and you'd be hard-pressed to find their expertise matched anywhere.


In addition to its impressive stock of Fender and Gretsch guitars and amps, the store also carries a number of boutique guitar pedals and accessories, and they have a renowned in-house repair service. Regent Sounds also boast excellent customer service, as every guitar they sell comes with two years of free servicing.


Regent Sounds is located at 4 Denmark St. Click here to visit their website.




Wunjo opened in 2001, and wasn't originally located on Denmark Street. They grew quickly and today they have two locations: Denmark Street, which is where you will find everything related to electric guitars and basses, as well as their workshop, and Charing Cross Road, which is where you will find acoustic guitars, keyboards and synths.


Much like both Hank's and Regent Sounds, Wunjo has an excellent selection of not only instruments, but also amps and pedals, and they are known for their excellent customer service, which has earned them the reputation as "The Friendliest Guitar Shop in Denmark Street, If Not London.... If Not The World!"


Regent Sounds are located at 5 Denmark St, but even if you aren't going to London anytime soon you should check out their website as they ship globally.


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