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Battery Park Book Exchange and Champagne Bar

1 Battle Sq, Asheville, NC 28801-2712
+1 828-252-0020
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Cool Place to Spend an Afternoon

Stumbled into this place on rainy afternoon. Initially it felt cluttered and a bit... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michael M

Amazing place - rugs, dogs, books and a champagne bar! I am always sure to take all my visitors to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Wendy I
Charlotte, North Carolina
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“book lovers” (19 reviews)
“love books” (14 reviews)
“cozy nooks” (9 reviews)
1 Battle Sq, Asheville, NC 28801-2712
Downtown Asheville
+1 828-252-0020
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stumbled into this place on rainy afternoon. Initially it felt cluttered and a bit claustrophobic but the more we wandered around, the cooler it got. I felt like I was hunting around the place for the best book they had (for me)! After we found...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing place - rugs, dogs, books and a champagne bar! I am always sure to take all my visitors to this special place!

Thank Wendy I
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were just expecting a regular used book store but when we walked in my jaw hit the floor. I was totally blown away. They not only have over 30,000 books they have a wine/beer/coffee/champagne bar and offer snacks like cheese/bread/crackers, spreads/dips, cake and chocolates....More

Thank cheryl h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The renovation of the prime space at the Grove Arcade is lush. Sadly, the staff is not always nice. The food selections seem limited, too. One of those places you can go every week and they won't recognize you. I know.

Thank westinbrevard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I used to love to go here for a drink before dinner. Then one night, a little while back, the server was pouring wine and emptied the bottle. Instead of opening a new bottle to fill the glass, he handed me a...More

4  Thank Todd M
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The has space for 11 of us to have some dessert and after lunch drinks. Coffee, tea, champagne, wine, and local beers on tap are all available.

Thank Connie B
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Books, champagne or coffee, and dogs = what's not to love?! We a spent a perfect rainy afternoon here with our two Rhodesian Ridgeback dogs. The owners and staff were extremely warm and welcoming- to us and the dogs! Dog treats are strategically placed throughout...More

Thank Bravohappy
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Do you like books? Do you like champagne, wine, or beer? Do you like comfortable seating and an awesome atmosphere? If you do, then you'll like this place. Awesome service and some really good specialty champagne drinks. This to me is what a bookstore should...More

Thank Travel1776
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Like a scene from a movie anyone in Asheville needs to experience this venue. Not only was it like Fantasy our server actually provided us the name of the cracker on the cheese board (we enjoyed & ask) Great experience

Thank gsummer12
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Now, although I love champagne, I ended up getting my usual quad shot espresso on ice. They have old books, and some newer looking ones, but mostly it has a nice vibe to hang out on a weekend.

Thank Miranda T
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Morgan F
7 April 2017|
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Response from Dwise100 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any. Bring your flask!