Brick Lane Bookshop

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Brick Lane Bookshop

166 Brick Lane
Bethnal Green
E1 6RU
+44 (0)20 7247 0216
Public transport:
Shoreditch, Underground
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 9 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Brick Lane Bookshop

5.0 out of 5 14 October 2016
by Krista M.

I really like this shop even though I only had 10 spare minutes to look around. Everything is priced reasonably for a independent book store. It's small but we had no problem getting around with all the other people inside. Very cute and charming with friendly staff.more

5.0 out of 5 4 September 2016
by Meike B.

This little bookshop has been on Brick Lane for as long as I can think and it's a preferred destination for gifts (they reluctantly gift wrap, too). I have never been disappointed and generally find a book for myself as well as the present or card I was looking for. Nicely eclectic and truly independent - long may it continue!more

5.0 out of 5 21 October 2012
by Katie B.

I love browsing the bookstore.

It has a pretty geeky/elitist selection of quality literature. You can find classics (mostly things in public domain) for £2.50, new biographies, histories of London, quirky non-fiction publications, well selected fiction and non-fiction, travel books, some cookery books, gifts and non-tacky/actually useful London paraphernalia.

You can tell whoever owns this...more

4.0 out of 5 30 December 2008
by Monica R.

This bookshop is fantastic! It has the independent spirit that has made this street and area so famous, and what's best, is that it will continue to have it because people love it.

They carry all types of books, fiction, non-fiction, the works. But what makes it very special is that they have an section dedicated to local history and children's books that reflect today's society. It is a...more

4.0 out of 5 10 November 2008
by Felix W.

Really, a lovely little bookshop with a long-standing history in this area. Where it could have succumbed to the temptation to sell cool books to all the cool people that pass through this street (y'know how Fopp does it - bit of Orwell, bit of Camus, bit o' Kafka), they actually got a really well-stocked selection of fiction.

The kind of fiction you've always wanted to read, or thought...more

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