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A perfect place to find unique books/Magazine, the owner was friendly and helpful. He knows his... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Ernest H

Nottingham has many incredible independent retailers throughout town. Among these shops are Ideas... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Jody L
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We bring a thought provoking and collectible selection of magazines, journals, and books to Nottingham; independent titles on fashion, art, culture, design, business, economics, food, wine and travel, are complemented by a range of stationery...more
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Pelham Street | First Floor, Unit 4b Cobden Chambers, Nottingham NG1 2ED, England
+44 7977 098375
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

A perfect place to find unique books/Magazine, the owner was friendly and helpful. He knows his stuff so whatever you are looking for just ask and you will be surprised.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ernest H
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Nottingham has many incredible independent retailers throughout town. Among these shops are Ideas on Paper, my favorite bookstore in Notts. Tucked away in Cobden Chambers, IoP has a wide array of magazines and books in a cozy space. It has the best selection of fashion...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jody L
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic little shop!! It was wonderful to find such a wide range of books and magazines, whilst I would have happily spent all day perusing every shelf it was extremely useful to have the proprietor on hand and able to translate my interests...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank louloua08
Reviewed 7 July 2018

If you want a bookshop that not only has a great selection of books, but a highly knowledgeable owner who can help extend your knowledge then this is the one for you! Especially if you want books to stimulate your mind, excite your curiosity and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Mike F
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I first discovered this shop 4 years ago when I moved to Nottingham. I had gone to Cobden chambers to attend a workshop, but it had been canceled. I saw Alexes shop and decided to pop in and have a look while I was there....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Emma M
Reviewed 4 July 2018

One of my very favourites places in town, great to wonder around the great selection and to have a chat to Alex, the owner. As a passionate curator he can always guess what you may like, even if you don't. Just grab an amazing magazine...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Letícia G
Reviewed 15 April 2018

What an utter shambles. Cobden Chambers is doing such a brilliant job at supporting small businesses and new initiatives - the people working in this area are genuinely passionate about what they're doing and lovely to customers - I'd much rather give my money to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank s b
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Found this place by chance on a day trip to Nottingham and went in with my partner to browse the collection. There were 2 other customers in the shop at the time. A few minutes after we entered the shop another customer tried to come...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank W8221DOseanc
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We went in with my partner to look around for Christmas gift ideas, has been looking at several books and magazines for about ten minutes. The owner was very pushy trying to sell us something, so we told him we are just browsing. My partner...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank lipo17
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This shop is one of my favourites in Nottingham, in one of my favourite areas of the city centre, the beautifully restored Cobden Chambers. Somebody recently, and very accurately, described Alex, the owner, to me as a 'fantastic curator' of all things print. If you...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank 39Jonny
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