Hatchards Bookshop


Hatchards is the oldest bookshop in London. Hatchards stock fiction and non-fiction and also specialise in books about Winston Churchill, royalty, art, biography and gardening.

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Venue Details & Map

Hatchards Bookshop

187 Piccadilly
St James's
+44 (0)20 7439 9921
Public transport:
Piccadilly Circus, Underground
Yelp Reviews

5.0 out of 5 based on 25 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Hatchards Bookshop

5.0 out of 5 14 August 2016
by Kimi L.

The paradise of every book lover!

Hatchards has everything you could want to read, fiction, biography, even art or gardening books. The display is impressive with a huge section of classics, and everything is made to awake your curiosity. You could easily spend hours lost in the different floors discovering new authors.

Furthermore, they have a section of books in other languages such as...more

5.0 out of 5 28 June 2016
by Tri L.

Simply a gorgeous bookstore. A must-visit for any bookworm. Quiet, well-organized, with friendly staff. One could browse here for hours.more

5.0 out of 5 26 September 2015
by Sally B.

Pack your toothbrush and forward your mail - any bookworm is immediately going to want to move in here.

I, too, thought the buzz was too good to be true. But even I was blown away. The selection was top-notch. The prices were competitive. And the displays promised to remind you of all the books you ever loved... and introduce you to your new favorite read.

A must-visit for any book lover in...more

5.0 out of 5 15 November 2014
by Sheng H.

This is the quintessential British bookstore with very nice classic interiors and selection of books (many are British focused). The fact that this establishment has been in business since 1797 adds to the charm. Going up the stairs, I lost track how many floors this has but there are a lot so you can definitely spend a few hours here if you wanted to.more

4.0 out of 5 21 March 2013
by Kathleen W.

Spent the afternoon here with a fellow book loving friend. It's fun to just browse or check out the rare books they have! Spend at least an hour here to get the full experience!more

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