Waterstones Kensington


Waterstones is a chain of bookshops where there are regular readings and promotions. They also sell audio books, cards and wrapping paper.

Venue Details & Map

Waterstones Kensington

193 Kensington High Street
W8 6SH
+44 (0)20 7937 8432
Public transport:
Kensington High Street, Underground

Yelp Reviews

6.00 out of 5
based on 5 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Waterstones Kensington

3.0 out of 5
06 February 2017
by Jonathan S.

Frankly a disappointment - few books on sale - in the "old" days there were tables of discounted books, Also frankly, no bathroom - would not go back more

3.0 out of 5
10 April 2011
by Lola G.

Good size book store with a good selection of books. This store also seems to have more offers than some other Waterstone stores. I asked about this and a sales assistant told me that this store is a kind of 'experiment'. Whatever that means. They also have regular book signings here.

What lets this place down is SOME of the staff. Go to the basement and the staff are fantastic they know... more

4.0 out of 5
17 October 2017
by Jamie M.

This is a great bookshop. Huge selection and very helpful and knowledgeable staff, and like sitting downstairs to read their History books. more

3.0 out of 5
20 November 2015
by Bianca W.

It's a pretty typical Waterstones, decent size, decent selection, quite a large amount of special offers.

The downstairs area is huge as well, wonderfully organised and the staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. more

1.0 out of 5
23 February 2013
by Marian G.

I went there today to buy a book for a friend as a gift. They only had one, sitting in the shop window. When I said It is a present and it looked a little unclean, the guy, who looked like a manager instantly assumed I just want a discount. I explained I only want the book to be presentable (i.e. not looking like a second hand one), nothing more. He was acting really unproffesionally. I was... more

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