The Charing Cross Road Book Shop stocks a wide range of books, including second-hand, rare, first editions, poetry and academic literature.
Venue Details & Map
Any Amount Of Books
56 Charing Cross RoadLondonWC2H 0QA
- +44 (0)20 7836 3697
- Public transport:
- Leicester Square, Underground
Top 5 reviews of Any Amount Of Books
A great place to eavesdrop on intellectual conversations between the shopkeeper and the oldies who've been coming here for years.
Minus one star 'cause it's so dusty you can barely breathe. Guess that's what happens when you're all historical and whatnot. more
A great place to scour for books, I can spend any amount of time here. Great editions of books and something for every budget. I bought a gift for my friends here (Stranger by Camus) and it was perfectly "used". Definitely recommend! more
Wanted to pick up a book for my kid on my way out of London. Yelp app told me this place was close to the Leicester square underground station.
The other reviews are pretty much on target. Warm, cozy shop. Staff were friendly and let me stash my bags behind the counter while I perused.
I found a book for 4 GBP with MSRP 10 GBP. Didn't seem like the best deal, but it was in good shape so I... more
There used to be more antiquarian/second-hand bookshops on this stretch of Charing Cross Road, but sadly a number of them have closed down over the years, to be replaced by coffee bars and boutiques. There are still a few bookshops left, though, and of these Any Amount of Books is my favourite. The others seem a bit snooty and perhaps somewhat less accessible to the casual buyer who hasn't got... more
Every time I have been to London I have visited this bookshop, namely because I picked up some really good bargains here (such as a book published in 1820 for only 10 pounds). Also the staff was not only incredibly friendly but also incredibly geeky. However this time I was somewhat disappointed because the guy behind the counter really didn't seem like he wanted to be there (though it might... more