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Foyles Bookshop

113 - 119 Charing Cross Rd, London WC2H 0EB, England
+44 20 7437 5660
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A great London bookshop!

everything here is really top notch. The selection / availability of titles, the layout, how... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Greater London, United Kingdom
No longer an institution

When I lived in London 30 years ago, the main feature of Foyles was the difficult process of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Soho's 100 year old eclectic bookstore.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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113 - 119 Charing Cross Rd, London WC2H 0EB, England
+44 20 7437 5660
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Reviewed yesterday

everything here is really top notch. The selection / availability of titles, the layout, how inviting it is to browse. Always on my to-visit list when I am in London

Thank kerouac89
Reviewed 2 days ago

When I lived in London 30 years ago, the main feature of Foyles was the difficult process of actually buying a book in there. If you could manage to find what you were looking for in the Byzantine layout, you had to collect a receipt...More

Thank Belgo96
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love reading and I love books plus I love coffee! That means that this is the best place that I ever found in life! A cafe inside a bookshop! Foyles is one of my favorite places in all London 1000 and 1000 of books...More

Thank li0ness55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can say without a shout of a doubt, that the first time I entered Foyles Bookshop, I swear I felt like I landed in heaven. The amount of books on the amount of subjects & topics are insane. 5 Floors of books on everything....More

Thank connorm851
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Huge selection of books. Loved Ray’s jazz cafe and the vinyl selection. Also the cafe on the 5th floor is great. Nice cakes and ambient. Strongly recomend.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Back in the 1980s and 1990s, pre-Amazon, this was the "World's Largest Bookshop" which seemingly had every book in print, but all within a rat's nest of pointless staircases, slanting floors, ageing linoleum, and gloss painted surfaces reminiscent of boarding-school decor, with a truly strange...More

Thank ClydeOctagon
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

As a bookworm I can live in this shop forever! It's so big and you can find any book about anything in here! It's just like a heaven.

Thank AlaraAygen
Reviewed 9 September 2017

love books so much in English or Arabic nice book shop full all kinds of books moderate price nice organized

1  Thank bnghanem
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

If you're a bibliophile travelling the world looking for the world's best book shops Foyles should definitely be on your list. Whilst not as exquisitely ramshackle as the old Foyles building just a hundred feet up the road the new Foyles is a vast temple...More

Thank Tim A
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Love this bookshop and make a point of stopping in each time I am in London. Great selection of sheet music. Also great selection of foreign language books (childrens, teens, novels, workbooks, dictionaries, and more.) Think there are 5 floors and loads of books to...More

Thank Sharon H
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