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.

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Waterstones Piccadilly

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

4.5 out of 5 based on 34 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Waterstones Piccadilly

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.


4.0 out of 5 2 December 2015
by Morgan D.

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

5.0 out of 5 13 November 2015
by Stephen H.

When I moved to Europe and had to leave roughly 4000 books in the care of a friend until I could figure out how and where to transport them to in Europe, bookstores became even more dangerous than when I was living in America. In America, in the enormous confines of your living space, there was always room for books. But in Europe, prudence about the size of your living space, and the price...more

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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