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Foyles Bookshop

Closed Now: 09:30 - 21:00
Open today: 09:30 - 21:00
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Still a wonderful bookshop

It had been five years since we last visited Foyles. The remodeling had been completed since then... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ShaneM572
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Canberra, Australia
Fantastic

The best bookshop I know. Can spend hours in it just browsing in silence and peace. Staff very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Elisabete D
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Relocated in 2014, from its former location to 107 Charing Cross Road, world-famous bookseller Foyles' flagship boasts six floors of books across all subjects and specialisms. Foyles Charing Cross Road also has an extended range of designer gifts...More
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107 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

It had been five years since we last visited Foyles. The remodeling had been completed since then. Now, as well as having an amazing array of books, etc., everything is so easy to find and all levels are clearly signed. This is the best place...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ShaneM572
Reviewed yesterday

The best bookshop I know. Can spend hours in it just browsing in silence and peace. Staff very helpful if some special book is needed.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Elisabete D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed the ease with which you can find the books that I was looking for as everything is well arranged. The staff is nice and they will quickly track down anything you need - if they don t have it on the shelf now,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow!, what a change to the old Foyles bookshop,it's an amazing modern bookshop comprising of 5 floors of books. Unlike my local bookshop I could go to the sections and just pick up the books I wanted. I will come again.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peter J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large, multi floor, well stocked book shop. An excellent selection of books, even for the topics I was trying to look for. Has cafe on top floor. Has been modernised since I was here many years ago. I still remember with fondness the old shop...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelled there to see choice of books available in particular field, found what I wanted but could have stayed all day. Must return again soon!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went to an event here at the weekend - It was great. We had a quick look round and were amazed at the selection. Great little cafe on the 5th floor and I will definitely be back!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bonnielouisef
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Established in 1903 this book shop once was listed on Guinness book of record as the longest book shelves store in the world with 48 km long shelves . Very nice and huge store . A London establishment.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gidons51
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

You do not need to be a lover of books to visit Foyles in London. It is just an experience to feel the atmosphere, by strolling around in the building. Foyles also have a nice cafeteria, selling not only tea, but also food. Well worth...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 788lennartn
Reviewed 27 October 2018

In truth, it's been a while since I've been to a book store, but I'm glad I did. It's a fantastic place to browse and find a book to take home to read. Foyle bookshop has been extensively remodelled since I last came and it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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