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This former department store has been transformed into eight floors of literary shopping paradise. Browse every genre, meet famous authors at the regular book signings and enjoy tasty food and a good view from the 5th View bar.
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Top 5 reviews of Waterstones Piccadilly
Was passing by and saw this bookstore. The front window had copies and a cool display of a new released book - so decided to check this bookstore out. Amazing selection of books - nice collections in many categories. Browsed through all levels - top floor has super views of Picaddily and there's a cafe there for you to sit, relax and read your book maybe. They have free wifi there. Very... more
This is an amazing book store, has a little something for everyone, coffee on the top floor, a basement floor that is dedicated to children of all ages and a ground floor with cards and more books. more
Honestly, I don't think I have ever been in a bigger bookshop, but then again the biggest bookshop in Australia is dwarfed by this place. Even then, despite it's size, and the fact that it takes up something like five levels, I still couldn't find the books that I wanted (despite not actually getting the name right). Well, the staff are okay, though they do tend to be busy with all of the... more
Easily the best bookstore/cafe experience that I have ever had. Although I normally prefer small, hole in the wall, second-hand bookstores, and this is exactly the opposite of that- I absolutely loved it. The design of the library as well as the decor and atmosphere made it feel much less like a department store styled bookstore, and like a public library. The staff were very friendly and... more
This is the biggest bookstore in London and it is gorgeous! I came over to London on Holiday and being a huge Harry Potter fan I had to stop at this bookstore where they had the huge Book 7 party in July 2007. This place can be extremely overwhelming but they do have a map on every floor to show you where you are. I of course went right to the floor where all of the variety of Harry Potter... more