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Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1TY, England
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Heffer's the Booksellers

Love that the name of the business puts an emphasis on the people not the building...seller... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Orange, France
Far more than just a good bookshop!

Heffers is a pleasure to visit: staff are friendly, happy to assist and chat about your interests... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Wall Heath, United Kingdom
via mobile
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This Cambridge bookstore has more than 300, 000 books in stock to suit every taste from academic and antiquarian to leisure and children's books.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good15%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1TY, England
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Love that the name of the business puts an emphasis on the people not the building...seller! Visited the shop in search of a specific book and they had it. The staff were most helpful. I would have been content just to wander the store, reading...More

Thank sinza2017
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Heffers is a pleasure to visit: staff are friendly, happy to assist and chat about your interests without ever resorting to a 'hard sell.' We would like to thank Richard Reynolds, Heffers Crime Fiction expert, who encouraged us to go to the Golden Age of...More

Thank JMS1308
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Staff were pleasant and helpful. Good general bookshop and prices. Also great for buying tourist guide books. Selection of guides including some walking tours and the maps were much cheaper than the official tourist info office.

Thank karen m
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Huge collection of books & really nice layout to the store. Plenty of harder to find 'indie' stuff too, like e.g. comics I've never heard of and a big collection of feminist books in the gender studies section. If you're into board games they have...More

Thank Hayley G
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

From the moment you enter until leaving, the staff make you feel so welcome. Knowledgable and friendly they make book browsing an absolute joy. The shop itself has a great atmosphere, and extensive range of books, cds, dvds etc.. They also hold regular book launch...More

Thank Chasingdreamscape
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is one of the best bookshops in the country. It always has up to date books so you do not have to order them. It also has second hand section that are of good quality.

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 8 May 2016

For a Swede who likes to read, Heffers in Cambridge is heaven. It is well organized, the staff is friendly. I wish we had something similar in Gothenburg (Sweden).

Thank GothenburgProfessor
Reviewed 27 April 2016

I do love bookshops...this is a chain with a history. Mainly suppliers to the University it offers a wide range of books etc. Ideal for browsing and even a coffee shop to think about things, I like the quiet atmosphere and the excitement of finding...More

Thank Ronan A
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is a wonderfully large and comprehensive bookshop. It has sections covering everything. I could spend whole days in this shop.

Thank Stuart G
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Heffers bookstore is a fantastic way to spend a few hours getting lost in. It has so many books ,something to suit everyone and you will be spoilt for choice. The staff are really friendly and knowledgeable about the products they stock as well.

Thank kellymanc
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