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Friday 27th July 18, I had picked up a leaflet about a farm that had a cafe and bookshop in the... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Carol B
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Unexpected Bookfest !!

An amazing out-of-the-way huge collection of second-hand, new and rare books housed in an old... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2018
Ludlow, United Kingdom
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Manor Farm The Bookery | Manor Farm, Brampton Bryan SY7 0DH, England
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

Friday 27th July 18, I had picked up a leaflet about a farm that had a cafe and bookshop in the village of Brampton Bray, so after visiting Wigmore Castle, we made our way there and went to visit Aardvark Books & Cafe, known in...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed June 5, 2018

An amazing out-of-the-way huge collection of second-hand, new and rare books housed in an old converted barn. Accompanied by a good cafe, regular art exhibitions and plenty of parking, this is certainly a place to relax and while away an hour or two hunting out...More

Thank SoloTogether
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Aardvark Books is a regular haunt of mine be it for one of their regular events or for browsing amongst the 1000's of books. One a warm sunny day sit outside and admire the countryside with afternoon tea or a cold wet winter's day enjoy...More

Thank martinhH5865RD
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Came here midweek late one afternoon as we were struggling to find a place open for lunch nearby. Enjoyed chesse, ham and tomato toasties with delicious chutney and hot chocolate drink. All excellent value and chance to browse books whilst you eat!

Thank MrandMrsRo
Reviewed March 9, 2018

My friend and I visited this cafe-in-a bookshop halfway around a long walk and were very grateful it was there. It was cosy with a woodburner and there were good choices of soups and cakes. I believe they also serve croque-monsieurs. Staff were very helpful...More

Thank janemarion99
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

I spent a total of three hours here today and thoroughly enjoyed myself. The cakes were SCRUMPTIOUS, but wasn’t a massive fan of my hot chocolate that tasted too milky. Otherwise the cafe was a cute little place to sit. The books themselves were amazing,...More

1  Thank Jade C
Reviewed January 20, 2018

What an amazing place this is. If you love books this is definitely the place for you. Set in a large old building amidst glorious countryside in this lovely village. Sit by the wood burner in winter, while you browse the vast array of books....More

Thank Goldens127
Reviewed August 24, 2017

A little of the beaten track but well worth the search. Huge amount of books of all kinds. You can browse at leisure. There is also a very nice cafe serving cakes and light meals. Included is a very good section for children. Well worth...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed June 14, 2017

This gem should be discovered and secured in the back-pocket as a regular place to visit, not only for the incredible variety of books, but for the special events which are held throughout the year. Add to that the simple but tasty food that is...More

Thank martinhH5865RD
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Aardvark is quite hard to find as it is tucked away in an enormous barn off a small lane in Brampton Bryan. But inside there is an enormous range of second hand books at good prices. It suited me because it has a lot of...More

1  Thank Stephen C
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