14-16 Bury Place, Holborn, London, WC1A 2JL
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London Review Bookshop
14-16 Bury PlaceHolbornLondonWC1A 2JL
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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
I initially came here for the pastries, but found London's literary vibe so compelling I had to come back here to buy some books. I came here for tea on a weekday afternoon, and already most of the tables were taken. They have a small selection of savory food, a couple of sandwiches, some soups and salads. Their pastry selection is generally homey-looking, and I had a Victoria sponge cake with...more
Damn good brownies!
Clearly, I went for the cake shop, but the bookstore was really cute and had some seating, so I expect to be back. This is my favorite books/ food combination...ever.more
I was quite surprised. The bookshop is beautiful and seems to be the perfect bookshop to find on an undiscovered street next to the museum. Despite how great the actual selection in the bookshop is, I'm afraid that the cafe let me down. The staff told us the cafe closed at a certain time, but one staff member closed the lights on us 20 minutes before shutting to shoo us out. It was...more
Great cafe BUT.in such a small place to actually RESERVE two empty tables as they did yesterday so that customers entering could not sit down is v v irritating.That is not how to run such a small cafe.Tables should be available for those there at the time.Its a cafe not a restaurant. v unimpressed.more