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Book In Bar

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The best coffee shop and international bookshop of Aix en Provence!

If you wish to take your time and get away "far from the madding crowd", this is the right place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nathalie C
Read and Relax ( R and R)...

What a delightful discovery i happened upon, in downtown Aix-en-Provence : a small café within a... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
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Une librairie internationale, un espace café, un site internet, des animations autour du livre, des auteurs et des lecteurs. Un lieu unique!
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4 rue Joseph Cabassol, 13100, Aix-en-Provence, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you wish to take your time and get away "far from the madding crowd", this is the right place. In a cosy and friendly atmosphere, the selection of teas and cakes will remind you of Great Britain. The choice of books is very large...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nathalie C
Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

There is only one lady who knows how to give good customer service. The others are rude and very unhelpful. My last two visits were very unpleasant. I won’t be going back nor recommending them to my students!! In fact my adult students had the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Annette B
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

What a delightful discovery i happened upon, in downtown Aix-en-Provence : a small café within a delightful bookstore ! This bookshop is located across from the splendid mansion, Hôtel de Caumont, on Rue Joseph Cabassol. Enter its wooden interior and delight in tomes in both...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

After the buzz and hectic life on the streets of Aix this book store is a true oasis. Tucked away in a side street it is unassuming but nice and welcoming. Not huge selection but yet something for everybody. And the staff is kind and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

A very cute, quaint spot. It's easy to concentrate when you're surrounded by books (if you don't end up scanning them all out of curiosity...). I took a coffee and a cake and got to work. The staff were very attentive and friendly. The cake...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Ap B, Gérant at Book In Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We'd love to see you again! Book in Bar team

Reviewed 2 June 2018

Full-service bakery/cafe and bookstore/library. My friend and I sat here for a few hours and enjoyed the quiet but not silent atmosphere and read for a few hours. A great break in the rain.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Ap B, Gérant at Book In Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Thank you for your review! We appreciate it and would love to see you again.

Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Check this place out if you're in town. It's a really nice find, we had a cheesecake (made with speculoos cookie on the base - so good), and a pecan muffin which was delightful. We spent about an hour and a half there, readings books...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Ap B, Gérant at Book In Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thank you so much for you review! Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We came across this shop by complete accident, and wished we’d done so on day one of our week in Aix and not the final day. What a delight! An international bookshop with books in at least 10 languages (we were very impressed with the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Ap B, Gérant at Book In Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thank you very much for your review! Glad you enjoyed!

Reviewed 8 March 2018

This is honestly one of my favorite places in Aix-en-Provence. It's a great place to hang out, and was one of the most enjoyable places to be. As a native english speaker, it was wonderful to go somewhere without worrying about my bad French, and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Ap B, Gérant at Book In Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2018

Thank you so much for your review! We're trying to add more "staff picks", we're glad you enjoyed. We hope you'll come back!

Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

I read about this book store and had to come see it. It was exactly what I was hoping for. Lots of books! I had a cup of tea and a scone and read my book. Very enjoyable time. Lost track of time. That’s the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Ap B, Gérant at Book In Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Thank you very much! We love books lovers! Best regards

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