Koenig Books


This stylish German-owned independent bookshop is one of the most recent additions to London's favourite literary street, Charing Cross Road. Koenig specialises in art, architecture and photography books. Customers have full access to the stock of arts bookshop Buchhandlung Walther Koenig in Cologne, so even hard to acquire volumes can be ordered.

Venue Details & Map

Koenig Books

80 Charing Cross Road
Leicester Square
+44 (0)20 7240 8190
Public transport:
Leicester Square, Underground

Yelp Reviews

5.0 out of 5 based on 2 reviews

Top 2 reviews of Koenig Books

5.0 out of 5 20 April 2010
by Jian Wei L.

Koenig Books is an art book shop which sells a diverse range of titles, from big name publishers to independent and handmade zines. As well as stocking the most up to date monographs by the big name publishers like Phaidon and Taschen, Koenig offer a wide variety of lesser known and rare titles, as well as many independently published artist books and zines. If I need inspiration or simply...more

5.0 out of 5 19 December 2008
by Clarissa D.

Koenig specialises in art, photograph and design related books. What is really distinctive about this particular art book shop versus others is their diverse collection of titles. I found a cotton-covered yellow book about t-shirts made by an obscure art collective that was completely unique and awesome. I don't think that I could have found a title like that anywhere else. They also do...more

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