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.
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Venue Details & Map
- +44 (0)20 7851 2400
- Public transport:
- Piccadilly Circus, Underground
They're not kidding when they say this is the largest bookstore in Europe. Definitely one of my favorites. I was always impressed with the wide selection, oftentimes stumbling upon lesser known names I'd not find elsewhere. A nice little oasis in the middle of busy London, I loved grabbing a cup of tea and unwinding here.more
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
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.
What a wonderful bookstore with an impressive section! Our reason for visiting this bookstore was not really for the books, but for the High Tea on the 5th floor, otherwise known as the 5th View. My party of 4 all ordered our teas and each couple got a tray of sandwiches, pastries and desserts.
It was delightful! One of the people I was with set it up for us for our quick weekend in London...more
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