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This British bookstore was one of my go-to places for English-language books when I lived in Paris... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Tucson, Arizona
Pleasant but Pricey

Certainly a nice selection of contemporary fiction and classics (Among many other categories... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Kyle H
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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234 rue de Rivoli, 75040 Paris, France
Louvre / Palais-Royal
+33 1 44 77 88 99
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This has become my favorite bookstore in Paris, because it always seems to have what I am looking for in English-language books. And the staff is incredibly knowledgeable and helpful. The one minor drawback for me is that the store is located on the Right...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rumples
Reviewed 20 October 2018

What a delightful surprise - a full size, English language (some French titles also) book shop and right in the centre of tourist Paris. Really, nice, feels like a book shop and although it is sometimes a little bit pricey, it really is a pleasure...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Service was incredibly slow given that there was no-one else in the part of the cafe we chose. When our two coffees arrived they were cold and we had to wait again to have them warmed up or re-made. At the price of €5.50 for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

This British bookstore was one of my go-to places for English-language books when I lived in Paris for short-term periods. Now I stop by when I'm in the neighborhood during visits to the city to look at titles and to simply enjoy the company of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Rumples
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Certainly a nice selection of contemporary fiction and classics (Among many other categories), especially for a non-English-speaking country. I am generally more in the market for classics...Penguin, Everyman's, etc...and the prices were too high so I didn't buy anything. Example: 20 euro for an Oxford...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kyle H
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

English brunch for weekends in Paris can be discovered at the second floor of an English books store in front of Jardín des Tullieries.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

This tea room is not the most exquisite in Paris and at first I did not like the three very different decors in the three adjoining rooms that make up the tearoom. But when I am looking for a place to meet a friend or...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We were looking for an English book store in order to purchase a souvenir for our young daughter. They offer a wide selection of books for all ages, as well as several toys and stuffed animals. The shop was very easy to get to, right...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank AdiE767
Reviewed 22 February 2018

What a great find this was. An awesome english bookshop in the centre of Paris. All the top selling fiction and non fiction books and an extensive range of other titles. Huge selection of books to read. Big children and young adults section too. As...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Johaana B
Reviewed 2 September 2017

WHSmith... English bookshop and Tearoom in Paris. Located just next to the Louvre and the Tuileries Garden.We enjoyed an English breakfast and the fine tea...Very cosy decoration...There is a gift shop inside also.

Date of experience: April 2017
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