Wife, me and our 3 kids went for pancakes, bacon, maple syrup, mushrooms and eggs. Best in town, the que proves it, well worth the wait! And fantastic book shopping as well!
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The sheer volume of books here is staggering. You could just browse for hours. This would be an oversight, however, as the cafe is excellent. I had a flat white and Welsh rarebit with chilli jam; great twist on classic food. This is my favourite...More
A real treasure trove amongst all the bookshops in the "Town of Books". A wonderful old building with books - old and new - beautifully arrranged on 3 floors and with the added history of the connection with Richard Booth, who transformed Hay into the...More
I did my week's work experience here twenty-five years ago and have visited the shop many times in the years since - often on holiday with my father. It's always a great experience. As always, time seems to pass differently on stepping through the door.
Great coffee, newspapers to borrow , comfy seats to watch the world walk by. Helpful staff. A good stop off for a break from book browsing!
Each time I visit this shop it's better. The books are better organised. Plenty of seating for the tired traveller. Altogether a very relaxing place - and vast.
You could easily lose a few hours here! Hundreds of books to browse. Plenty of comfy sofas and chairs to settle into...then finish by visiting the cafe (another enjoyable experience.
We popped in for a late afternoon snack after a lot of book buying. Having found us a table indoors, when a couple left a table outside in the courtyard we moved over - and several staff come to help us. The service was warm,...More
A hidden gem behind the largest second hand bookshop in the world! Tucked away in a perfectly formed courtyard and sun trap with adjoining rooms, this place is a delight. Friendly staff and good fare all add to the experience whether you want a quick...More