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Cannes English Books

11 rue Bivouac Napoleon, 06400 Cannes, France
+33 4 93 99 40 08
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Cannes English Books has just re-opened as a cafe, English and French book shop

When I visited I thought that Cannes English Books was still just a book shop. However a few weeks... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
lovetotravel1704
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London, United Kingdom
So sad

This local must cost a lot of money to keep...and what a shame it is so bland, lacking good books... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Gerry W
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good16%
  • Average35%
  • Poor8%
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21 Oct 2017
“Cannes English Books has just re-opened as a cafe, English and French book shop”
13 Aug 2017
“So sad”
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11 rue Bivouac Napoleon, 06400 Cannes, France
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

When I visited I thought that Cannes English Books was still just a book shop. However a few weeks earlier it had opened as a café come French and English book shop. I'm used to visiting cafés in book shops, but they are usually in...More

Thank lovetotravel1704
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This local must cost a lot of money to keep...and what a shame it is so bland, lacking good books. Needing new management or to close!

Thank Gerry W
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The shop has been sold. The new French owner told us she has reworked the shop to be a cafe (1), a French bookstore (2) and an English bookstore (3) with the goal of having about 20 percent of books in English. One wall of...More

Thank Arunachalam10
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

I love this bookstore! The owners have introdused me to a lot of new authors during the last 10-15 years. Some might find the prices a bit high but the friendly advice more than compensates in my opinion. I just hope the store will survive...More

Thank molanOslo
Reviewed 27 September 2014 via mobile

If you enjoy books instead if kindles I suggest you buy them at the airport. I will never balk at airport prices again. The owner is friendly enough but he would do so much more business if he set realistic prices. The shock forced me...More

1  Thank SarahCorell
Reviewed 29 May 2014 via mobile

If you don't use an electronic reader or forgot Hunger Games on the airplane like our guest did, The English Bookstore is the only place to go. Nowhere else can you find best sellers and American magazines in English, although they are wildly expensive. Lovely...More

1  Thank cadeaugratuit
Reviewed 8 October 2013

This store caters for English ex-pats and not really people looking to read in the English language. Bring books with you in hard copy or on the Kindle. Need I say any more?

Thank AvidIrishReader
Reviewed 9 June 2013

I finished the book I brought with me and the TV, in my apartment, was only in French. Tried the English book store. The owner is a lovely man, very friendly. Originally from England. Warning, prices are very high. Found something reduced and settled on...More

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 1 March 2013

Love the fact that there is a little shop in the middle of Cannes in France selling such a wide range of English books - those English speaking residents that live in this area are really lucky.

2  Thank ScooterJuly
Reviewed 27 October 2012

this is an area i would highly recommend for everyone to see. in the south side of france overlooking the med. sea and it's well known country side of monaco well known for the world renown grand prix race in monte carlo. you will see...More

Thank Jeff W
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