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Heffers

Open Now: 09:00 - 18:00
Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
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Plenty of books and second hand books

Worth a visit if you are a book lover. This place has a free wifi service but no toilet. Good place... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Suk K
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All that you would hope it would be

We recently went here with friends on an afternoon outing to Cambridge. This is a traditional... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Katchapuri
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26 Jul 2018
“Plenty of books and second hand books”
22 Jul 2018
“All that you would hope it would be”
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This Cambridge bookstore has more than 300, 000 books in stock to suit every taste from academic and antiquarian to leisure and children's books.
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Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1TY, England
56-85-68
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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit if you are a book lover. This place has a free wifi service but no toilet. Good place for young children.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

We recently went here with friends on an afternoon outing to Cambridge. This is a traditional university town bookshop, the kind you don't see so much anymore. It had something for everyone and I only wish that we had more time to spend here. Definitely...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

We live in an era when right around the world quality bookshops are putting down the shutters for the last time. I was very pleased to see that Cambridge (of course, is a city of academic excellence) appears to be dodging that trend. I stumbled...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Heffer’s is a fantastic bookshop and I hope it will keep it’s name. So many people past and present book lovers and buyers like me have been coming to Cambridge for the sole purpose of shopping in Heffer’s bookshop. Please keep the quality of customer...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Heffers is the Cambridge University bookshop (albeit recently taken over by Blackwells, the university bookshop of that other place) par excellence. The present reincarnation is a modern capacious place with novels plays and poems above, a CD shop below and a children’s bookshop to the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Love that the name of the business puts an emphasis on the people not the building...seller! Visited the shop in search of a specific book and they had it. The staff were most helpful. I would have been content just to wander the store, reading...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Heffers is a pleasure to visit: staff are friendly, happy to assist and chat about your interests without ever resorting to a 'hard sell.' We would like to thank Richard Reynolds, Heffers Crime Fiction expert, who encouraged us to go to the Golden Age of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

Staff were pleasant and helpful. Good general bookshop and prices. Also great for buying tourist guide books. Selection of guides including some walking tours and the maps were much cheaper than the official tourist info office.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank karen m
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Huge collection of books & really nice layout to the store. Plenty of harder to find 'indie' stuff too, like e.g. comics I've never heard of and a big collection of feminist books in the gender studies section. If you're into board games they have...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Hayley G
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

From the moment you enter until leaving, the staff make you feel so welcome. Knowledgable and friendly they make book browsing an absolute joy. The shop itself has a great atmosphere, and extensive range of books, cds, dvds etc.. They also hold regular book launch...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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