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The Bookshop

Closed Now: 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Open today: 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Communing with books at a pit stop cafe!

The book theme was well sustained at this cafe. Besides which, one could actually pause and browse... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Perry B
Hong Kong, China
A great cafe

This is a great cafe on the 2nd floor of an old building, above a flower shop. They do drinks and... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Wales, United Kingdom
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  • Average16%
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5 days ago
“Communing with books at a pit stop cafe!”
28 Jul 2016
“A great cafe”
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Sukhumvit 38, Bangkok Thailand 10110, Thailand
Khlong Toei
+66 2 187 4949
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The book theme was well sustained at this cafe. Besides which, one could actually pause and browse through some of the titles on display. Apart from the excellent decor and the treasured books, the staff were human treasures. They really made my friend and I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Perry B
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This is a great cafe on the 2nd floor of an old building, above a flower shop. They do drinks and snacks, but not much food sandwich type stuff mainly. The mojitos are particularly good and at 60,000 definitely worth sampling. A really lovely place,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank I1653NJlindak
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Although this place was hard to find it was worth it once we arrived. If you are a book lover then you will absolutely love this place. The drink menu was customized to the book theme. My husband and I love this place and would...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Porschia S
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

What a decoration! This place doesn't offer that many seats but the interior design is definitely worth drink. As you can see on the picture it looks like being in a Fantastic Anime/Movie like Beetlejuice. Very unique, not that easy to find (need to go...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Alain J
Reviewed 29 March 2016

A small bar tucked away at the back of the property that the Uber driver and difficulty locating, but very well designed and decorated. Great for groups of up to 4, with well prices and well made cocktails.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Its a very small room with some book hanging from the roof, drinks are above average prices and staff were pretty good. I think extremely overrated

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Frankspank
Reviewed 22 January 2016

The place is small, not good for big groups but it's a very cozy place to hang out with a very nice ambiance. Their cocktails are nice too. When I opened the Google map app to help us find the place, there has been a...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Angel F
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Really cool bar with great cocktail list. Sorta like Alice in Wonderland come to life. Saw this on bangkok magazine and had to check it out. Definitly worth the trip and easy walk from the soi 38 street food market. Cocktail list was really cool...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank StephenH521
Reviewed 19 April 2015

I like the idea of having a coffeeshop in the middle of a bookshop. I saw a few interesting ones while in South America. In Paris alone, there has been a long tradition of cafés associated with writers like Café de Flore or Café des...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Christmate11
Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

If you like libraries, bookshops or Matilda, you will love this place. We only popped in in for a quick drink but wished we had had longer. Great cocktails and amazing decorations. We were also greatly entertained by the mills and boon type books left...More

Thank Rebecca S
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