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The Booksmith

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Bridge St | 1st Floor, Building 1, The Old Depot, Weedon Bec, Daventry B73 5HH, England
+44 7985 452239
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A huge selection of books of all sorts. Well worth a browse, but (and this is a serious message... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ajwilson606
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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As one reviewer has already said, this is difficult to find. When you pass under the bridge the... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Jorgy1942
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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A unique and independent book shop located within the historic Napoleonic buildings formerly known as the Royal Ordnance Depot. We have thousands of books, covering a wide range of topics and genres. Relax in our coffee lounge and take advantage of our free wifi.
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  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Bridge St | 1st Floor, Building 1, The Old Depot, Weedon Bec, Daventry B73 5HH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A huge selection of books of all sorts. Well worth a browse, but (and this is a serious message), beware if you aren't good at heights. The ceilings are very high, and the book shelves go right to the roof. There are ladders, of course,...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

As one reviewer has already said, this is difficult to find. When you pass under the bridge the road bears around to the left as it starts to do this take a sharp right uphill and go through the gates, you are there. Nice area,...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

A really nice place to visit if you are into books. Good quality fair prices. Drinks whilst one browses and reads.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

OK, unless you are local this place is hard to find, but it is worth it. The Booksmith is within the old "Weedon Barracks" and pretty much the first main building you come to. Head upstairs and through the door and you'll find a large...More

1  Thank Chris H
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

This is a book lover's paradise... but only in summer! We had a look in the gallery & browsed the books.... There are littlerally thousands of second - hand books, mostly fiction. We loved the store & it's set up, but it was just too...More

Thank Jackster-007
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

A wonderful bookshop with coffee and cake too. What more could you ask for. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff too. Highly recommended.

Thank ZebedeeBozzy
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Have bought so many books here!! Coffee is great and cakes are delicious. They have lots of events on each month.

Thank Lori H
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Great choice of books and comfortable seating. Coffee n tea nice and superb homemade cakes. The sausage rolls are great too! Plenty free parking but as on first floor could be struggle for the less mobile

Thank Tony W
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Called in for coffee with a friend. There’s literally thousands of books to browse and comfy leather chesterfield sofas and armchairs to sink into and enjoy a nice coffee

Thank Tracy S
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

This second hand bookshop and art gallery is a little gem. A very good cup of coffee and cakes to die for (very naughty). Staff and ambience extremely good. If you want a quiet read and something to eat you will not find anything better...More

1  Thank johncsmith70
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