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My soul is at home here!

Incredible bookshop. Truely the best on the planet! I wish we had one in Melbourne. I’ve visited... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2023
Mynotaur
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Whittlesea, Australia
via mobile
Outstanding bookshop

This is an outstanding bookshop in the heart of Sydney. Whatever your interests you are likely to... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2022
Bartonbears
,
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Good bookstores are now a thing of the past in most cities. The Internet is killing books. I'm glad there are still a few good bookstores around. I've been to a few branches of Kinokuniya in other cities and they tend to be nice and big.
This one is on the second floor of the Galleries at George street. Spread over a large single floor space, they have a decent selection of books. I picked up a few books.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

Went into this shop on the recommendation of a friend, and I will now recommend it to others. I have been looking for a specific book on art for some time, with no success, and they had it. Also spent a lot of time in the cooking section which covers any sort of technique you would want. So much more to see but I ran out of time, will go back soon. Go for a browse, or to find something specific.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank DanVilliers
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

Books and desserts = great combination!
Desserts = Black Star Pastry = Double Happiness.

Winter in Sydney is wet and miserable. The best cure? A great book from Kinokuniya with a cup of hot chocolate AND a good cake. Needless to say, Black Star is doing exceedingly well at this location. I don't have to travel to Newtown to get my favourite watermelon rosewater cake! They are available right here at Town Hall.

It is a great place to catch up with friends and enjoy a piece of cake while you are here.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

If you are not a book lover, this place might just change your mind! It's a really large store, well organised into various sections and high quality collection of books. As a avid reader of graphic novels and manga I spent an hour on that floor and was not done exploring it all! There's some nice merchandise as well (tshirts, toys) and a small cafe on the way out on the top floor. The staff were very helpful in pointing me straight to specific books I was looking for.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank kani75
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Reviewed 12 May 2016

This book store in the city of Sydney is one of my favourites. It has a wonderful variety of books for sale and also has very helpful, friendly staff. I highly recommend you visit it soon.

Date of experience: May 2016
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