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Wonderfully stocked bookshop!

What a fantastic little shop!! It was wonderful to find such a wide range of books and magazines... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
louloua08
via mobile
Possibly the best bookshop in Nottingham

If you want a bookshop that not only has a great selection of books, but a highly knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Mike F
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“Wonderfully stocked bookshop!”
6 Jul 2018
“Possibly the best bookshop in Nottingham”
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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
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Pelham Street | First Floor, Unit 4b Cobden Chambers, Nottingham NG1 2ED, England
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+44 7977 098375
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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

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

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

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

3  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

2  Thank Sean C
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

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

1  Thank 39Jonny
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

There seems to be a fascinating publication on just about every subject imaginable here, something for everyone. The owner is helpful and friendly without being pushy and welcomes visitors who want to spend time browsing. A super find.

1  Thank StewartLSmith
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Found this little gem via Trip Advisor while I had half hour to kill whilst visiting Nottingham. The shop owner was very friendly and down to earth and obviously has a passion and extensive knowledge of books and magazines. There is something for everyone and...More

1  Thank Patsixfour
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