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Topping & Company Booksellers of Ely

9 High Street, Ely CB7 4LJ, England
+44 1353 645005
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Great book shop

It is nice to find an independent bookshop still, there are lots of new books and three floors... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Peter J
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Chichester, United Kingdom
My daughter told me I would love this book store She was right!

My daughter told me I would love this book store She was right! I had coffee here at 8.30 am on a... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
192Rob
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Durham, England, United Kingdom
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4 days ago
“Great book shop”
8 Feb 2017
“My daughter told me I would love this book store She was right!”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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9 High Street, Ely CB7 4LJ, England
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+44 1353 645005
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is nice to find an independent bookshop still, there are lots of new books and three floors. Nice atmosphere and I bought a book too.

Thank Peter J
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

My daughter told me I would love this book store She was right! I had coffee here at 8.30 am on a cold winters morning. The best travel writing and sports biography sections that I have ever seen. Did not buy a book ,but will...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

In a world where bookstores are generally large chains or have disappeared completely, this one is a lovely throwback to earlier times. We stopped in on a rainy day after visiting the Cathedral and spent an hour or so browsing through the three floors of...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I cannot say good enough things about this shop! And frankly this is how ALL bookshops should be, not the autonomous chains we call a bookshop these days. Fabulous range of books for sale, all beautifully wrapped, many signed and limited editions for sale too....More

2  Thank AngMul
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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Walked up the high street and came across this book shop. Fantastic little place spread on three floors with every thing that one could wish for, and also some of the more unusual books as well. Staff where only to helpful and nothing appears to...More

3  Thank Cyberhopper
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

What a find. A great independent bookstore with a good range of books. It has a certain olde world charm about it, reminding me of book stores from my youth. The only thing that lets it down is the attitude of the staff. They make...More

2  Thank Dave C
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

As beautiful as the bookshop is, it would be good if the staff showed more interest in the customers rather than talking really loudly behind the till, not to mention shouting across the shop to each other. It's really annoying and distracting, and there's so...More

2  Thank missn89
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Could lose myself for a whole day in here. An absolute must visit for book lovers. Vast choice of all genres. Welcoming and knowledgeable staff. If you can't find what you're looking for they can get it for you. Highly recommended independent bookstore.

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Reviewed 20 May 2016

Ely is fortunate indeed to have a book shop of this quality: good range of titles in stock, enthusiastic and helpful members of staff. Certainly worth a browse if visiting the city.

Thank eclectic6
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Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

I walked in and asked for a US-published book from 20 years ago and one of the staff sent right to it. He asked if we would like coffee. Ten minutes later we sat in a window seat for a break from our browsing. We...More

Thank John O
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