The French Bookshop


The French Bookshop (UK) sells French books and videos for both adults and children. They also sell French office supplies and newspapers. Items can be purchased by mail order.

Venue Details & Map

The French Bookshop

28 Bute Street
South Kensington
+44 (0)20 7584 2840
Public transport:
South Kensington, Underground

Yelp Reviews

4.5 out of 5 based on 3 reviews

Top 3 reviews of The French Bookshop

5.0 out of 5 8 March 2014
by Pierre-François L.

5 étoiles à nette connotation chauvine, et on ne peut guère faire plus symbolique du quartier français dans South Ken, juste en face du lycée Charles de Gaulle !

Les lieux sont tout petits, à l'ancienne, l'ambiance de librairie de quartier vécue mille fois en France fait chaud au cœur de l'expat. :-) Il y a l'essentiel, les classiques, et pour le reste on peut commander. Il y a aussi de la...more

4.0 out of 5 29 December 2008
by Prudence I.

I like to come in here and browse, not because I'm good enough at French to read more than one book in about five years but because the shop assistants are cunning enough to pretend they think you are French as you mouth your way through some book intended for five year olds or bad celeb magazine. They always greet you with "Bonjour!" and keep up the pretence for as long as you like, making...more

4.0 out of 5 11 December 2008
by Amy M.

If you're French and looking for French books in London this is clearly the place for you. they ahve books on everything-history, philosophy, art as well as fiction books.

I went in looking for French books for my nieces who have a far better grasp on the language than i ever did and they are 18 years my junior!

The lady in the shop was very helpful, she showed me all of the books that might...more

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