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What an astounding selection of books

We often stop here on our way to Barrydale just to get our monthly/quarterly dose of good reads... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Florence D
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
via mobile
Nice surprise.

I was very happy to find this bookshop in one of my favourite towns. The owner is super-friendly... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
damiankleynhans
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Centurion, South Africa
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12 Aug 2018
“What an astounding selection of books”
18 Jun 2018
“What a selection!”
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Find holiday reading, collectible items, fiction & non-fiction books in this quaint used book store in the small town of Montagu.
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48 Bath Street, Montagu 6720, South Africa
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+27 23 614 2772
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We often stop here on our way to Barrydale just to get our monthly/quarterly dose of good reads. Their selection is absolutely phenomenal. There is always something wonderful and new something for me (writer), my husband (botanist) and our two-year old.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Florence D
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

The most lovely and friendly little bookstore of Jo Prentice, an ex-academic librarian. This ensures the highest quality selection of books, ranging from a variety of subjects and genres. I love the atmosphere in this gem of a shop, go and look for yourself!

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Liana J
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Wonderful friendly owner, with good knowledge of books, how to treat older books and has an interesting selection to choose from.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank catherinepW3705OZ
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I was very happy to find this bookshop in one of my favourite towns. The owner is super-friendly and helpful and generous with her advice. I found some great books including a 1956 1st Edition of a highly rated book.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank damiankleynhans
MontaguBookshop, Owner at The Montagu Bookshop, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Dear Damian, Thank you so much for your review and your kind comments! I am so glad to have been of assistance. Hope you enjoy the books. Kind regards Jo

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Stocks a number of second hand books, well known authors in short supply. Lady in shop very helpful. Parking outside.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Alan A
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I spent a day in Montagu and the highlight was the discovery of this wonderful bookshop with its incredibly friendly owner. If you are looking for something specific, she has lots of ready advice about where else to find it if she doesn't have it...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Zarina R
MontaguBookshop, Owner at The Montagu Bookshop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

Dear Zarina, To my shame I did not respond to your very kind review. Thank you so much for your kind words! It was a pleasure to help you and I enjoyed the interesting conversation. Looking forward to seeing you again, when next you visit...More

Reviewed 25 March 2016

I would have dearly liked to browse in this bookshop, but I just didn't have the time! It was a lightning -quick in and out, I'm afraid, but long enough to gauge that the assistant was friendly and eager to help, and that there were...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Jilldutoit
MontaguBookshop, Owner at The Montagu Bookshop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

A very belated response to your kind review, Jill. Thank you very much!

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