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Shakespeare & Company

Sterngasse 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5355053
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my favourite bookshop in Vienna

awesome hole in the wall English language bookshop in the old part of city. Books stacked up the... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
Laurence G
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Hong Kong, China
Wonderful little store tucked away in Vienna

Great little bookstore , don't expect the one in Paris this one is smaller. We loved this little... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2016
comisam1
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Toronto, Canada
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Sterngasse 2, Vienna 1010, Austria
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+43 1 5355053
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

awesome hole in the wall English language bookshop in the old part of city. Books stacked up the wall, knwledgable owner, great vibes.

Thank Laurence G
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Great little bookstore , don't expect the one in Paris this one is smaller. We loved this little bookshop and chatting with the lady who runs it. Lots to choose from and don't forget to get your purchases stamped.

Thank comisam1
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Little hide-away gem of a bookshop (English) with several rooms filled with books to the ceiling. Wooden shelves and oriental rugs abound. You have to look for what you want, but browsing is part of the fun. Discover all kinds of new titles while you're...More

Thank 487M_K
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

I came here specifically expecting a big selection of books but I was a bit surprised with the small space despite a big amount of current and classic titles. You will probably have no problems finding classic titles from all around the world but the...More

Thank drduduktreha
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

We did have to look specifically for this book shop or else we would have missed it as it's quite hidden, located in Sterngasse near Ruprechtskirche. I was quite looking forward to check out this book shop as I had heard it offers Vienna's best...More

1  Thank Josephine E
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

I have a feeling places like this have a limited life left. Great English word book shop in quieter part of town. Pop in if you can and support book shops to keep open. We are here today thanks to the written word and long...More

2  Thank northpawblack
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Don't be fooled. This is a small bookstore and smaller than any other Shakespeare in the world. And they are not associated with the famous Shakespeare in PARIS AND the world. ( they even mention that on their website..would that be allowed?) Inside you will...More

1  Thank Borton N
Reviewed 1 September 2015

A fantastic English-language bookstore in a quiet area of the Inner Stadt. It has a great inventory of all genres but I especially like the translation of Vienese/Austrian writers. Very nice and friendly English-speaking staff.

2  Thank Jack M
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Many titles jumped out at me that I would love to buy! No room in suitcase! It is packed with interesting titles and even have current guidebooks. I think the books are all new (not used.)

Thank disdonc
Reviewed 2 August 2015

The store offers a decent and eclectic collection of modern paperbacks and hardbacks. This isn't a store for antiques, but rather a great place for English speakers to pick up the latest Terry Pratchett novel or an English history of Vienna.

1  Thank V V
Nearby
Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The
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