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Waterstones have several branches in London and this one specifically need a bit more people to be... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Manama, Bahrain
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Good bookshop

Came here looking for a tolkien book as a different waterstones did not have it. Good staff, very... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Laurence B
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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193 Kensington High Street, London W8 6SH, England
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Waterstones have several branches in London and this one specifically need a bit more people to be assisting customers

Thank Al3alawi
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Unprofessional baristas who do not accommodate paying customers. For example, I was not allowed to take a short cut through the open style counter in order to reach a free table. Next, despite staff standing behind all sides of the counter, I was not allowed...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Came here looking for a tolkien book as a different waterstones did not have it. Good staff, very helpful.

Thank Laurence B
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Called into here on a recent trip to London. Wow it is huge, in fact I think there were 6 floors to this Waterstones store. Well worth a visit when looking for a special book.

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

As a book lover I always search for good bookshops. My favourite is the Waterstones in Piccadilly. Still I was in a different area of the city so I checked this one out and I was pleased. It has got a good selection and the...More

Thank babasbeauty
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Housed in the old Simpson’s of Piccadilly building, this well-known, national bookstore offers several floors of books, stationery, greetings cards and cafes. However, the overall impression is rather unexciting, the books predictably displayed and the cafe small with limited seating. Expected more to be honest.

Thank djangoGibsons
Reviewed 3 November 2017

It is a perfect place to get away from bustling Cutty Sark which is full of tourists. Very nice coffee, delicious pastries, great atmosphere!

Thank AndyL4721
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The selection on the main tables at this store were incredible. I basically wanted to buy every book I came across -- and there were many I hadn't even heard of before visiting. Because I was travelling from the US, I regretfully was only able...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Waterstones book store outside charring cross road underground is a great shop to buy books Best of the authors and a great collection of books awaits you here Must visit for every book lover

Thank Rahulakkara
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

6 levels of books. My kids (15, 13, 11, 10) went there 4 times during our 8 days in London. Well worth a look if you love books!

Thank Annette M
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