London Review Bookshop

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London Review Bookshop

14-16 Bury Place
+44 (0)20 7269 9030
Public transport:
Holborn, Underground
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Yelp Reviews


4 out of 5 based on 32 reviews

Top 5 reviews of London Review Bookshop

5.0 out of 5 25 February 2015
by Tally D.

Cafes inside book shops aren't any special occurrence. In my hometown there's pretty much a Starbucks in every single one. But this is not your run-of-the-mill average cafe.

My boyfriend is an English student so he loves going to all the different book shops around the city. I often accompany him because I enjoy reading as well. For the London Review Bookshop though, I did not come for the...more

4.0 out of 5 2 March 2014
by Yee Gan O.

Hving read Andrew M's review, I think that I can see a pattern. I too was lured here on the promise of London's best carrot cake and like him, I was to be disappointed when we arrived as they had run out of said cake. It must be good!

My friend Sharon brought me here and she is an avid reader. If you love interesting books, this is a treasure trove with books covering a whole multitude of...more

5.0 out of 5 14 February 2014
by Erin J.

A favorite! Great selection, and atmosphere is wonderful for browsing titles. I also love the tea shop, the Jasmine Pearl Tea is wonderful!more

5.0 out of 5 28 July 2013
by Bridgette E.

I am become devourer of tea cakes. Books. Tea. Cookies. I was by turns entertained by their large Literary Criticism section in the basement, watered by their several tea types (the menu is sheaves of paper containing tea types, sheaves).

The tables are a little cramped, though. Be ready to make friends with your dining companions.more

4.0 out of 5 15 August 2012
by Andrew M.

I was lured here on promises of the best carrot cake London has to offer. Unfortunately, when we showed up they had run out of carrot cake (which does in hindsight support the claim). Luckily, there was an almond and orange cake that looked delicious so the trip wasn't a complete flop.

The venue itself is quite cool and as the name implies is filled with books. Pretty much everything you see...more

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