The Book Shop Darwin
The Book Shop Darwin
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GC_bear7
Brisbane, Australia69 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
This is a superb bookstore: an independent gem, full of varied offerings, with knowledgeable and super-helpful friendly staff. "I've just enjoyed this; could you recommend...?" and there was consultation, consideration and two great suggestions, both new authors to me. Perfect! Thank you to all of you.
Written 4 October 2022
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RussianBride
Greater Sydney, Australia90 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
This is the darlingest bookshop I have been in for some time. This is how bookshops were once, before Borders and before online purchases led us all to betray them. This is not a large shop but it is packed with section upon section of wonderful finds. However do not think that it is a messy or crowded shop. It is a pretty shop with everything carefully arranged. It is also air conditioned and at the end of the shop, in the recipe/food section you can sit at a TABLE so that the books don't get wrecked. You can also sit on the purple poufs dotted throughout the shop and no-one worries you. I pretty much guarantee that you will find something you want. It also has cards, candles, toys and array of gift items. I spent quite a while there while my husband rummaged through nearby stores. That man does love a mall, even the Smith St mall.
Written 30 October 2019
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gabby b
Darwin, Australia276 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Solo
I have been coming here for years, and it’s still the best . Really helpful staff- I love it when I describe a book whose name I don’t recall and they always work out what it is and will happily order it in and call when me it’s there.
Written 25 May 2019
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Sue M
Williamsburg, VA1,501 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 • Couples
We stopped at the Mall on Smith street to look for souvenirs and found this delightful independent book store where my husband said had a very good section on Australian military history. The young man also informed us about the various souvenir shops and if we walked to the traffic light then we had gone too far. It was a nice surprise to find such a nice bookstore.
Written 21 March 2019
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deniseandian
Sydney, Australia17 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2018 • Couples
An excellent small independent bookshop which has a wide range - the place to get the book to read whilst relaxing - helpful, friendly staff
Written 28 August 2018
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Richard G
Melbourne, Australia132 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2018 • Couples
What a delight to find this gem amongst all the tourist shops. Great selection of books new and old. Well worth a visit.
Written 20 July 2018
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gabby b
Darwin, Australia276 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2018
I love bookshops and hope we never lose them. I especially like this one, which is in a handy location in Darwin mall. It's easy to park nearby, and has very user friendly opening hours. I love wandering through here, find it well displayed and always buy something. The staff are really helpful and friendly.
Written 6 January 2018
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Philip A
Darwin, Australia22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2017 • Solo
I go here all the time to buy books.This is a paradise for lovers of reading, fresh ideas and books in general. The staff love reading, their newsletter is informative and interesting. I escape my office at lunchtime and love going there.
Written 20 September 2017
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gabby b
Darwin, Australia276 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2017 • Solo
This is a great bookshop and it's wonderful to see them surviving in a world where book shows are disappearing. They will very happily order in books that you want and there's always something extra you just have to buy when you are in there looking for a specific book. It's a nice setting and the staff always helpful and friendly.
Written 17 June 2017
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jokinder
Devon, UK39 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2016
Helpful staff and happy to help find things not on the shelves also offered discounts for a series. Great selection of kids books and more unusual cook books for "out back trips" !
Written 3 August 2016
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