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No Alibis Bookstore

83 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JL, Northern Ireland
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Another great bookshop - not part of a chain.

No Alibis was made famous for me in "the mystery man" and it was great to call in and see the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DavidC856
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Stirling, United Kingdom
Biblio-heaven!

This shop is cosy and the staff were absolutely terrific. I ended up chatting about poetry and... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Erin188569
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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1 week ago
“Another great bookshop - not part of a chain.”
13 Oct 2017
“Biblio-heaven!”
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83 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JL, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

No Alibis was made famous for me in "the mystery man" and it was great to call in and see the place. It is a bookshop that is trying to do more than just sell books - so look out for other things going on...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

This shop is cosy and the staff were absolutely terrific. I ended up chatting about poetry and picked up some recommendations that will be a wonderful reminder of my trip to Belfast. This is what bookshops should be like. They also have live jazz on...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I go here regularly with both my children aged 8 and 10. They love it and I love it! A great children's section with a well chosen selection of authors that appeal to them both. David the owner is always offering cups of tea or...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Book lovers will adore this small, well stocked shop. Although it specialises in crime/mystery, it has a good section on Irish history. It also stocks a selection of children's books. Staff are well versed on their stock and are eager to make recommendations if you...More

2  Thank Foodfeet
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

I came for one book and left with another. I have yet to start it but its so nice to be in a bookstore where the staff know there subject and can make recommendations.

1  Thank Martyn M
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Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

This well stocked and well run bookstore is a "must see" for any book lover who visits the vibrant, friendly and resurgent city of Belfast. We have been to Belfast previously, but not since the late 1990s. Our son ,who made this trip with us,...More

1  Thank jimmarg37
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

Full of amazing reads,you're sure to find something of interest.great for lovers of history and noir fiction,staff are very knowledgeable and great for advice if you're stuck or can't decide. Also some great gigs in the evening!

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Reviewed 4 August 2015

If there is a better bookshop in Belfast, indeed Ireland, I do not know where it is. This bookshop is independ owned and specialises in Crime/Mystery. However David, the owner, will happily get you any book you want. Also does a large business with the...More

1  Thank paddyb
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Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Great selection of local & international books. Really friendly & informative lady even though I was in there first thing in the morning & bought a copy of Belfast Noir. Brought my fiancé in later & she picked up a signed copy of Stranger on...More

Thank IRRON
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Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

Great bookstore near Queens catering to the serious reader and culture vulture. Owner David is a friendly intellectual with great suggestions for reading. He also hosts young local musicians about once a month. We saw two singer-songwriters last night; my friends and I were probably...More

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