Fopp stock a wide range of specialist books and CDs as well as a variety of DVDs and travel guides.
Venue Details & Map
1 Earlham StreetLondonWC2H 9LL
- +44 (0)20 7845 9770
- Public transport:
- Covent Garden, Underground
Top 5 reviews of Fopp London
Gone are the days when there were Virgin Megastores and similarly massive branches of HMV all across the West End, and only some of the more specialist record stores on Berwick Street have survived into the digital age.
Good to see that Fopp has taken on the role of the biggies and is still standing on the edge of Covent Garden. It's rather uninspiring shopping, though, with the main... more
Firstly the Fopp store in Covent Garden has long been an iconic corner bridging both Covent Garden & Leicester Square.
For me Fopps has always been great value for money and this visit was no different. What made this visit stand out was that I was just asking about a specific genre of music to find and the member of staff (David) was more than accomodating. He proceeded to chat about the... more
Given its proximity to Trafalgar Square, where I was lugging a heavy pack around doing the usual tourist thing, it was a welcome break to sort through music at Fopp so I could at least put the pack down for a stretch. Fopp is three floors of well organized music and books, so I was glad to be able to spend a decent amount of time there.
As a CD-buying guy, I didn't get a chance to go to the... more
My bestie and I decided to go to Fopp records. Welcome to being overwhelmed by two floors. Me and record stores take a long time. We skipped the DVD section since it's a region we cannot play at home.
The store is small, therefore, it was naturally crowded in an already busy hood.
Prices were hit and miss, however, overall respectable. more
If you are a throwback to vinyls this is a place for you to visit. Think of the movie "High Fidelity" and you are in Fopp with fellow traditionalists and, yes, the tourists. Next time I am in London I will travel with less luggage to stock up on some pristine vinyls for friends who are true LP-ers and for myself on some favorites. more