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 37 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Waterstones Piccadilly

4.0 out of 5 8 June 2017
by Malini A.

Was passing by and saw this bookstore. The front window had copies and a cool display of a new released book - so decided to check this bookstore out. Amazing selection of books - nice collections in many categories. Browsed through all levels - top floor has super views of Picaddily and there's a cafe there for you to sit, relax and read your book maybe. They have free wifi there. Very...more

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.


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