Daunt Books sell a wide selection of topographical books as well as fictional, historical, philosophy, educational and crime titles.
Venue Details & Map
112-114 Holland Park AvenueHolland ParkLondonW11 4UA
- +44 (0)20 7727 7022
- Public transport:
- Holland Park, Underground
I'd heard of Daunt Books before but can't recall ever visiting previously. So I was expecting a fair few travel books - but I was blown away by the range - there were travel books here from publishers I didn't even know did travel books!
I also really liked how they organised them, with both books about travelling in those countries collected together with the normal guides. As I'm going to...more
Good bookshops are dangerous places, and Daunt Books is one of the most dangerous of all. You can lose yourself for hours, browsing through the recommendations temptingly laid out on tables. And while you're queuing to pay, there are more temptations on your way to the till - for book junkies this is worse than the sweet counters in supermarkets!
Daunt Books is a small chain of independent...more
A trip to Holland Park is in order when I feel like I want to treat myself to a view of upscale homes, eat fancy deli foods, and, a recent discovery, peruse the Daunt bookshop outpost tucked into the main drag there. Compared to the Marylebone locale--the only other Daunt that I've visited--this shop is smaller, quainter, and, on my trip, super quiet. Ahh.
I found an interesting-looking...more
Daunt Books is my favourite bookshop in London. I know that there are several locations, however I've only been to this one. But I have had none but great experiences at this location and I love visiting frequently.
First of all, the overall feeling of this bookstore is just wonderful. All wooden and warm inside, I could spend hours just poking around. Not to mention the selection is...more
I fell in love with bookshops as a child. The new ones where everything is shiny and spines are uncracked. The secondhand ones where treasures can be found, inscriptions read and the complicit knowledge that someone has thumbed these pages, discovered this world before you.
But it's an expensive love and I've cheated with unfufilling relationships with Amazon and Borders. They lure you with...more