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Marchpane

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Address: 16 Cecil Ct. | WC2, London, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7836 8661
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10:30 - 18:00
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Marchpane is known for having the finest collection of antique children's...

Marchpane is known for having the finest collection of antique children's books for sale.

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I have always loved the store and have bought things from it many times in the past. But I was so disappointed today about the rude reaction I got when I called to see if I could... read more

1 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 April 2016
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

I have always loved the store and have bought things from it many times in the past. But I was so disappointed today about the rude reaction I got when I called to see if I could arrange a purchase. I am currently living abroad and so I can't come into the store. When I asked the person on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

I cannot recommend this shop enough. Kenneth, the shop keeper, was incredibly kind. He has accumulated what must be the largest number of rare Alice books in London, and was happy to show them off to me, as I've collected Alice things for 29 years now. We got to chatting, and I mentioned how my son loves Doctor Who and... More 

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Thank you so much. I really appreciate the feedback. I wish there was a Customer Advisor feedback site. Best Wishes Kenneth More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2013

I went to visit on Sunday and it was closed. But I could only assume all. I went to their website and the opening hour is not stated, so I took a chance since some other bookstores on Cecil Court were open. They are the only bookstore that doesn't have a sign post on the door that says when their... More 

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Staying in Covent Garden

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Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or simply to be among the multitude of people who pass through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 


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