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Beautiful building with every kind of book you could wish for and more! Staff are really friendly... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2018
Kelly N
West Sussex, United Kingdom
via mobile
What a book shop should be

This is a proper bookshop, with a superb stock of both new and secondhand books. There is a very... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2018
Hastings, United Kingdom
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23 Feb 2018
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18 Feb 2018
“What a book shop should be”
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22 High Street | Tudor House, East Grinstead RH19 3AS, England
+44 1342 322669
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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful building with every kind of book you could wish for and more! Staff are really friendly and helpful. The coffee was delicious!

Thank Kelly N
Reviewed February 18, 2018

This is a proper bookshop, with a superb stock of both new and secondhand books. There is a very nice little section for teas, good coffee and tasty cakes. John Pye, the owner, is a very knowledgeable and friendly man and he and his shop...More

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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

Lovely old bookshop in a beautiful old building. Treat yourself to a warm drink and a cake whilst browsing the excellent books. Cards too.

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Reviewed November 9, 2017

This is quite a unique and refreshing experience for book browsing. The book shop is full of nooks and crannies due to the age of the building with its different floor levels, walls and doorways. Offers a labyrinth of various displays of cards, books plus...More

Thank Aquafever
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Great place for browsing books, buying cards, having a coffee or playing chess. Lovely historical building with a great range of books new and second hand.

Thank Sophiebella2013
Reviewed August 10, 2017

If you like books then this is a dream shop. There is even a small area for coffee with comfy chairs. Great selection of greeting cards as well.

Thank Roz555
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Went in looking for a teenage general history book was shown what they had and what they could get in for me. Ended up purchasing the book plus others too! Such helpful and friendly people in a beautiful medieval shop. Shopping as it should be!...More

Thank Tony H
Reviewed November 15, 2016

If it is not in stock, ot will be found for you. Always good service and advice. Accompanied by a good cup of tea or coffee and cake

Thank Hattie80
Reviewed October 1, 2016

They must be congratulated in keeping this enterprise going in the face of the corporate giants that are taking over our high streets. Your likely to discover books here that you didn't know exist and to have a cup of tea and a slice of...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Great old fashioned bookshop which we would be very sad to loose in East Grinstead. Tea shop area on ground floor and extensive second hand section upstairs . Set in the attractive timber framed High Street where it fits in perfectly.

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