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Lovely place to have a relaxing cream tea

Always come here when visit Bradford, just wonderful to sit in peace with a book. Great staff... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Preston, United Kingdom
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Beautiful building lovely shopping centre

The building that The Wool Exchange is in, is gorgeous. It is gothic revival architecture and was... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2018
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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The Wool Exchange 10 Hustlergate, Bradford BD1 1RE, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always come here when visit Bradford, just wonderful to sit in peace with a book. Great staff, friendly and polite, you are not rushed, like the love the sense of eveetbody just enjoying the space and what architecture. Best place for a coffee or tea...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

The building that The Wool Exchange is in, is gorgeous. It is gothic revival architecture and was a wool trading post in the 19th century. Today it is a shopping centre that includes an electrical repair shop, Waterstones, several cafes and restaurants, and a salon....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank RamonaL34
Reviewed February 11, 2018

A spectacular grade I listed gothic revival building. Much of the place is now occupied by the Waterstones bookshop, where the shelves are rather dwarfed in the cavernous interior. Up on the mezzanine floor, the Café W coffee shop affords great views of the building,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 16, 2017

The Wool Exchange was at the very heart of Bradford's wool trade when it was one of the worlds richest cities. Now it is home to a spectacular branch of Waterstone's bookstore and upstairs on the balcony level overlooking the bookshelves is Cafe W where...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Matthew C
Reviewed September 1, 2017

In a city with some remarkable historic buildings the Wool Exchange is probably my favourite. Stunning architecture and history and congratulations to Waterstones who now occupy this building for preserving many features.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed May 18, 2017

Fabulous Victorian building. Waterstones has done a pretty good job with the interior. Nice cafe on upper level.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Although this is not the exact location for this, it has moved from here n now is next to Nando's in centenary square, overall though fab service Paulina was great n loved that she spelt my name correctly :)

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed January 8, 2017

the wool exchange is stunning inside and out take your time when visiting to look at the fine architecture it is truly impressive while there you can buy food and drink the place is well worth a visit

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank frances292
Reviewed May 2, 2016

Waters tones book shop, inside a lovely old building. Coffee shop on the interior balcony area. On the day we went, they were giving away boxes containing slices of cake to celebrate Shakespeare's birthday. Nice touch (& very nice cake!)

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank AndreaQ123
Reviewed April 3, 2016

Congrats to Waterstones for their sympathetic yet strikingly beautiful premises which compliment a Bradford landmark and for me far outdo the nearby Broadway Centre (doubt very much it'll look anywhere near as good in a hundred years!). Witness to the former greatness of Bradford it's...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Bruce H
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