Owl Bookshop offers an extensive selection of books on a range of subjects including art, architecture, computing, crafts, hobbies, education, fiction and fact as well as ethnic books, gay literature, history books, current affairs, health issues and gardening. They also sell a selection of audio tapes.
207-209 Kentish Town Road, Kentish Town, London, NW5 2JU
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+44 (0)20 7485 7793
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207-209 Kentish Town RoadKentish TownLondonNW5 2JU
- +44 (0)20 7485 7793
- Public transport:
- Kentish Town West, National Railway
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I totally love local, independent bookshops. The Owl Bookshop is really very cute. Cosy yet large enough to hold a great range of books in every genre, with a nice mix of civilised people perusing the shelves.
So I went in, after a couple of titles that I had been wanting for a while. I really wanted to support local business, instead of going to the usual major bookstores that would...more
Owl is not a bad bookshop. It is big enough but it doesn't have much of a Psychology section which I was after.
This store has no mark downs. The prices are as marked only.
There are good places to sit though, that is a definate plus. You can perch yourself on one of the wicker chairs and kick back with a good book. It probably won't be a psychology book though.more
Independent bookstores always have that academic musty feel that makes me feel clever. On this front Owl's delivers. The store is well sectioned with a fairly decent depth of titles. Unfortunately, I must and will compare them to the competition, and that means Waterstones. For choice of popular titles Owl's competes well with the high street chain, beyond the popular titles you have a much...more
This is a nice little neighborhood bookshop. I could leave it there, but you'll probably want to know more. Yeah? Okay then.
On the Sunday that I visited this shop, there were a nice mix of people there - moms with strollers, younger-artsy men, cold girls in off the street (me included!), and other such everyday folk. The tables set along the main alleyway displayed intriguing covers...more
I'm a big fan of independent bookstores and when i used to live in the camden vicinity I used to frequent this bookstore quite a bit. The helpful and it has a really cosy old school feel to it.
I love their alternative section in the back of the shop. There have stacks of books on tarot, health and well being. I also like their art section, they have a good selection of photography books and...more