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Foyles Bookshop

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113 - 119 Charing Cross Rd, London WC2H 0EB, England
+44 20 7437 5660
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I set myself a limit of 5 books to buy on this vacation, but after a single visit to Foyles I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Petri H
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Helsinki, Finland
Staff were super friendly and we bought more than we intended

This was a stop made especially to find a particular book before ending my holiday. For the record... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lissel A
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Brisbane, Australia
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Bookworms can happily spend a day poring over some 200,000 titles in this five-story shop. Of special note are regular author talks and the excellent foreign language and classical music departments.
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113 - 119 Charing Cross Rd, London WC2H 0EB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I set myself a limit of 5 books to buy on this vacation, but after a single visit to Foyles I doubled that. There are so many different sections that I only managed to browse a small part of the shop before I had too...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a stop made especially to find a particular book before ending my holiday. For the record, it seems children's books are much cheaper here than at home in Australia, so it was worth it for that alone. The age of large bookstores is...More

Thank Lissel A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Apart from the books, Foyles have a lovely cafe on the fifth floor. It is now one of my favorite place for some quiet and a meal . They offer free wifi, hot and cold foods, cakes, sandwiches, wines, drinks, coffee.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Huge foreign languages fan, the top floors are amazing. Books in so many languages! (Polish, Romanian, Chinese, French) The atmosphere is amazing, it's like Disneyland for bookworms, except the price tag is optional. The cafe is pretty coo, too.

Thank Mina S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The selection of books and audio books at this store was extremely disappointing compared to rivals Waterstone and especially Hatchards. Dont know whether some shelves on the first floor are yet to be filled. But for the sections that are filled, the range of titles...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Something for everyone, very good selections for every subject and easy to find your way around. Nice cafe for stopping for lunch or a coffee. Helpful staff to find what you’re looking for. Good selection of new releases.

Thank Karen F
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

I was a speaker at an event here and it worked well for the event, with the option to move downstairs to the cafe, as well as having another room for teas and coffees etc. There are lots of lovely books on art and design....More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

The bookshop is well located, staff are polite and helpful and books are great value. It is very accessible, wheelchair friendly and bright and airy

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Have always enjoyed Foyles bookstore as it houses a great selection of books on different floors. Though I preferred the original bookstore for it’s more rustic library appearance the renovated store is still one of the largest bookstores in London and offers events to meet...More

Thank James H
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

When in London, I searched online for the most famous bookstores they have and Foyles was among them. It is a 4 or 5 levels shop, with a lot of book sections, one more interesting than another and also with a very very good selection...More

Thank Monica I
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