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Foyles Bookshop

113 - 119 Charing Cross Rd, London WC2H 0EB, England
+44 20 7437 5660
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My favourite bookstore in the English Speaking World . Here's Why

Foyle's new (for me) location was not something I was looking forward to seeing. Having last been... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ADog56
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Bronx, New York
What do you want?

Because the chances are high that they will have it! The staff know their stuff and it’s possible... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ian S
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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What Makes It Special
Bookworms can happily spend a day poring over some 200,000 titles in this five-story shop. Of special note are regular author talks and the excellent foreign language and classical music departments.
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113 - 119 Charing Cross Rd, London WC2H 0EB, England
Soho
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Foyle's new (for me) location was not something I was looking forward to seeing. Having last been there 8 years ago, mild trepidation crept in. But, alas, my wife humoured me, and we wound up going to buy twice within one week, each time partaking...More

Thank ADog56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Because the chances are high that they will have it! The staff know their stuff and it’s possible to spend hours in here. Highly recommended for those who like their books!

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Been a regular customer for 30 years, whenever in the neighbourhood. If you don't start loving books over here, you probably never will.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

I love book shops and foyles is the veuve cliquot of bookstores. Here you will find 5 stories of books and stationery, a coffee shop, reading room , theater and more . In a throw back to times we have lost , the staff in...More

Thank Shankar R
Reviewed 29 October 2017

While in London couldnt go without a visit to Foyles,actually bought 3 books,nice sizes to carry the bag in as well.I asked the assistant who served me,could they order just about any book going and she said they could.

Thank ianinteesside
Reviewed 23 October 2017

everything here is really top notch. The selection / availability of titles, the layout, how inviting it is to browse. Always on my to-visit list when I am in London

1  Thank kerouac89
Reviewed 22 October 2017

When I lived in London 30 years ago, the main feature of Foyles was the difficult process of actually buying a book in there. If you could manage to find what you were looking for in the Byzantine layout, you had to collect a receipt...More

2  Thank Belgo96
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I love reading and I love books plus I love coffee! That means that this is the best place that I ever found in life! A cafe inside a bookshop! Foyles is one of my favorite places in all London 1000 and 1000 of books...More

1  Thank li0ness55
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I can say without a shout of a doubt, that the first time I entered Foyles Bookshop, I swear I felt like I landed in heaven. The amount of books on the amount of subjects & topics are insane. 5 Floors of books on everything....More

1  Thank connorm851
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Huge selection of books. Loved Ray’s jazz cafe and the vinyl selection. Also the cafe on the 5th floor is great. Nice cakes and ambient. Strongly recomend.

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