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 31 reviews

Top 5 reviews of London Review Bookshop

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 1 May 2013
by Stephanie C.

This place is great for studying if you can manage to part from your laptop for a while and just sit and enjoy the amazing decor, the quiet chatter, and the array of cakes! There's no wifi or plugs, but with some form of reading or few good conversation mates, this place can definitely keep you occupied for a while! This store is pretty close to my school, and I've come here on a couple...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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