120 Clapham High Street, Clapham, London, SW4 7UH
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+44 (0)20 7627 2797
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120 Clapham High StreetClaphamLondonSW4 7UH
- +44 (0)20 7627 2797
- Public transport:
- Clapham Common, Underground
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I love books, and there's no better place to buy them than an independent bookstore. It increases the feeling of discovery and intimacy that goes with book-buying - makes it more special, and of course helps out your local community, rather than one of the mega chains.
This shop is pretty small but has an excellent selection. You'll find bestsellers alongside some classic treasures and...more
As a person who has a passion for reading I also have a passion for books and bookshops. I like finding books that you don't see every day, especially children's books. Clapham Books is just that sort of shop. I was looking for something special for my nephew and stumbled across as serious of books called "This is..." The book I purchased was "This is London." It is a wonderful book that...more
Clapham is what a bookstore should be: floor-to-ceiling books and a knowledgeable staff willing to answer questions.
I wish we had more bookstore like this in the States. Over here bookstores have morphed into a weird coffee shop/greeting card store/music outlet hybrid with a smattering of Oprah's Picks displayed in a bin just so they can keep the bookstore pretense alive....more
Friendly staff who will go out of their way to help you or make recomendations are what sets this fun independant store apart from the normal chain options.
They stock some intersting and unique books here too, it's a fun place to browse and buy alike. If they don't have what you're after, they can have it ordered in by 3pm the next day and they'll send you a text to let you know you can...more
With a great location and a serious focus on high quality new releases, this independent bookshop in Clapham is a joy to visit. The staff is well read, patient and helpful.
On my last trip here they were able to help me find a perfect gift for an especially picky relative. While they're a bit more expensive than buying online, the attentive staff and relaxed atmosphere often make the extra...more