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Bookstore Brierlow Bar

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Address: Ashbourne Road | Junct of A515 and B5053, Buxton SK17 9PY, England
Phone Number:
+44 1298 71017
Today
09:30 - 17:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:30 - 17:30
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........................................................................ Bookstore Brierlow Bar is one of the country's largest independent bookshops, offering incredible breadth and depth of titles and subject areas, for both general and specialist booklovers. Knowledgeable, friendly staff are on hand at all times, in a spacious, relaxing atmosphere in which you can browse at leisure. ***New Coffee Bar*** We are very excited to announce that Bookstore Brierlow Coffee Bar is now open for business! Come and join us for a freshly ground coffee (we are proud to serve Fair Trade), or sample one of our Gold Award winning, loose leaf Novus teas. We have scrumptious sweet treats made by the wonderful Bridge Bakehouse too. And this is just the beginning! Over the coming months, we hope to expand our little seating area and serve light lunches such as salads, sandwiches, soups and paninis. Do come and see us soon! Bookstore Brierlow Bar boasts a large, free car park with picnic tables, and the rivers Dove and Manifold are just a short distance away. We also welcome coaches and appointments are not always necessary.

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Good discount bookshop plus good coffee

If you love books and a bargain then this is the place for you! Discount prices covering a wide range of subjects both fact and fiction. New comfortable coffee area serves good... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Wendy R
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Buxton, United Kingdom
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Buxton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you love books and a bargain then this is the place for you! Discount prices covering a wide range of subjects both fact and fiction. New comfortable coffee area serves good coffee - understand they are having a new kitchen installed and will then be serving food too. Plenty of free parking.

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Thank Wendy R
Buxton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The store is a bit like the Tardis, being larger inside than one expects looking from the outside. The store is jam-packed full of books with a great range of reading for everyone. The most impressive thing is the cut prices, and if you want a break from it all (looking at books that is), there is a cafe. We... More 

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Thank bc2016232
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have had some great bargains here , so much choice, at least an hour of browsing to be had. Friendly and helpful staff

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Thank photosrme
Buxton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming here for years and there is always something to marvel at the incredible range of new, discounted books on practically every subject under the sun! I'm pleased to see an extended coffee area so will look forward to relaxing here at my next visit. On a recent trip we were looking for a local guide on Walks... More 

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Thank mercuryderbyshire
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always find a book I want here! They have so many brand new but discounted books. The coffee shop is decorated very nicely and serves great coffee and cakes. Always open, even on new year's day! One of my favourite places to visit when I'm in the Peak District.

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Thank Iona W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Nipped on quickly when passing and wish I could have spent more time there. Picked up a few books and will definitely visit again when in the area.

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BookstoreBrierlowBar, Admin at Bookstore Brierlow Bar, responded to this review

We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit and we hope you will come back and see us again. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

So pleased to find the new seating area with deli cakes and coffee!! So many great affordable books to browse in grotto style endless space!

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Thank denseldog
BookstoreBrierlowBar, Admin at Bookstore Brierlow Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I called in as i wanted a gift for someone...lady was very helpful...match my requirements perfectly and good price too. Will definitely be back.

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BookstoreBrierlowBar, Admin at Bookstore Brierlow Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Love this place visit a couple of times a year, you could easily spend an hour or so getting lost in all the books. If you request any book they don't have they can get it for you. Now they have a little cafe you can spend more time there.

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Thank Helen M
BookstoreBrierlowBar, Admin at Bookstore Brierlow Bar, responded to this review

Thank you, Helen. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I visit this brilliant bookstore on a regular basis and the more I visit the more I find. You can easily spend hours discovering more and I have never ever seen so many books on art and artists as there are here. That is just one of the many specialisms they have. An exceptional bookstore bar non and the tea... More 

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Thank Alan P
BookstoreBrierlowBar, Admin. at Bookstore Brierlow Bar, responded to this review

Many thanks, Alan. We hope you will come back soon. More 

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