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A long-standing independent and literary bookshop in Dublin city centre, with a carefully curated stock and a dedicated staff. We specialise in the humanities - especially Irish literature, poetry, culture and history. Our beautifully preserved...more
This is a unique restaurant / coffee shop which combines reading/ books/ coffee etc all in the one building. they do not provide free wi-fi as they believe people should talk face to face. The room upstairs has a high ceiling and is a beautiful...More
The service in the cafe upstairs the book shop is wonderful. I was served by a really friendly and enthusiastic girl called Hayley - she couldnt have done more for me and made me feel completely at home. I went for a coffee and ended...More
A good place for a browse, esp if you are looking for Irish interest. The sale in the cellar is more open - and some good bargains here. The cafe upstairs has comfy sofas and reasonable drinks, including some nice herbal teas.
I finally got a chance to visit this place, something I had been meaning to do for a while - on entering the two ladies downstairs were really friendly and helpful - unfortunately this was not my experience upstairs in the cafe. The man was...More
This shop is a bit off the tourist path, but worth the walk and time. It has very good depth and breadth - in all things Irish - from culture, to photo books, to Irish authors, to travel in Ireland, and themes / times like...More
A bookshop with a wonderful atmosphere - excellent choice of books, a lovely café upstairs, friendly staff. I made holidays in Dublin in October 2016 and June 2017 and visited "Books Upstairs" every day of these holidays.
Response from l0uisab00ks | Property representative |
I'm afraid we don't usually take bookings for tables in our cafe. However, if you want to email us at shop@booksupstairs . ie and let us know the time and date you were thinking of, I'm sure we can sort something... More
I'm afraid we don't usually take bookings for tables in our cafe. However, if you want to email us at shop@booksupstairs . ie and let us know the time and date you were thinking of, I'm sure we can sort something out!
All the best,
The Books Upstairs team