Waterstones Piccadilly

This former department store has been transformed into a huge Waterstones book shop - eight floors of literary shopping paradise. Read More


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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 39 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Waterstones Piccadilly

4 out of 5 7 August 2017
by David S.

Honestly, I don't think I have ever been in a bigger bookshop, but then again the biggest bookshop in Australia is dwarfed by this place. Even then, despite it's size, and the fact that it takes up something like five levels, I still couldn't find the books that I wanted (despite not actually getting the name right). Well, the staff are okay, though they do tend to be busy with all of the...Read More

4 out of 5 18 July 2017
by Lorna N.

This is an amazing book store, has a little something for everyone, coffee on the top floor, a basement floor that is dedicated to children of all ages and a ground floor with cards and more books.Read More

4 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...Read More

4 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.Read More

5 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...Read More

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