Book Mongers


Book Mongers sell a wide range of new and second hand books including novels, cookery books, music books, thrillers and comics.

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439 Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London, SW9 8LN

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+44 (0)20 7738 4225

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Book Mongers

439 Coldharbour Lane
+44 (0)20 7738 4225
Public transport:
Brixton Railway Station, National Railway


3 out of 5 based on 3 reviews

Top 3 reviews of Book Mongers

3.0 out of 5 28 September 2011
by Glen M.

Friendly owners, good wide selection. Their categorisation & alphabetisation (read: not alphabetised) encourages browsing over finding something you're looking for. Reasonable prices. Nice folk.more

3.0 out of 5 12 July 2010
by stolenfromother

A dark place with tons of character. Although I rarely buy anything from this place, I enjoy just wandering round wondering how those piles and piles of old tomes come to be in this dusty place. The staff are fine, they just allow you to peruse the place without any pressure to buy. You might need their help though, should you be looking for anything in particular. There are A LOT of titles to...more

4.0 out of 5 24 December 2008
by Karl B.

When I used to live in Brixton, I would try and visit Book Mongers at least once a week. Now, unfortunately I don't have such easy access, but it still remains to be one my favourite second hand bookstores. Rather inconspicuously hidden down the Brixton entrance of Coldhabour Lane, Book Mongers is like a little romantic vision of the bohemian bookstores you come across in films: it's small...more