Waterstones Piccadilly


Going to Waterstone's Piccadilly using public transport? Use the map tab to find the location of this big bookshop.

This former department store has been transformed into eight floors of literary shopping paradise. Browse every genre, meet famous authors at the regular book signings and enjoy tasty food and a good view from the 5th View bar.

Venue Details & Map

Waterstones Piccadilly

203-206 Piccadilly
+44 (0)20 7851 2400
Public transport:
Piccadilly Circus, Underground

Yelp Reviews

4.5 out of 5 based on 36 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Waterstones Piccadilly

4.0 out of 5 4 October 2016
by Shila B.

I couldn't buy anything cause of the exchange rate, however, my bestie and I spent a good 40 minutes looking through titles and book variations that don't come up to Canada, especially the cooking books. Great customer service. 6 large books of floors which was a heaven

For us.more

4.0 out of 5 28 August 2016
by Nola G.

Waterstones claims this location is Europe's largest bookstore with eight miles of bookshelves and six floors of books. The children's department is modeled on a Piccadilly Circus theme. This store is gorgeous and seemingly has every title. There is a cafe on the mezzanine level. www.waterstones.commore

5.0 out of 5 20 March 2016
by Hong N.

Despite my tablet, I still like browsing hard copies of books, and this Waterstones just a short distance from work serves as a hidden sanctuary that keeps my inner bookworm satisfied.

The ground floor (which can be entered from both piccadilly or jermyn street) houses the best sellers - or the most topical books. There is also a small shop on the jermyn street side of the store, where you...more

4.0 out of 5 7 March 2016
by Karishma P.

This is one of the largest Waterstones that I have been to.

It has a humongous sci-fi/fantasy collection. I visited with a friend who was having trouble sourcing books by a couple of his favourite authors and he managed to find quite a few of the obscure books on his wishlist at this location - which is quite a rarity in brick and mortar bookstores.

They do have a cafe on the premises.


5.0 out of 5 3 November 2015
by Sunny K.

A huge book-store, open late, designed to give me the warm and fuzzies :)

I do love this spot and the new mezzanine cafe with rotating displays is very cute. Try the pecan pie for sure!

I don't normally write reviews this short, but on this occasion, nuff said!more

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