Love books and travel? Visit the below cosiest bookshops in London.
In a digital world, London is still going strong with their brick and mortar bookshops. They sell more than books with their great speakers, conversations and wise staff with great knowledge.
Dive into London’s literary scene by paying a visit to the below cosiest bookshops.
- Word On The Water
Floating on Regent’s Canal, Word on the Water is London’s only floating bookshop. Browse their huge collection of books, while listening to live music and playing with their resident dog. They also add to their uniqueness by hosting a wide range of talks, musical performances and poetry readings.
Are you a fan of comics and graphic novels? Visit this excellent bookshop in Soho. Embracing the genre with its full heart, the shop has stacks of European fiction, mainstream superhero indie releases and various vintage children’s books. The amateurs as well as die-hard comic fans will not be able to leave the shop empty-handed.
- Hurlingham Books
Opening its door in 1968, the owner Ray Cole is running this bookshop for all these years. They offer a window book shopping experience literally, as their windows are stacked to the brim with books. With over one million books, they have something for all kinds of readers and will be hard to leave without buying at least one or two books.
- Persephone Books
The unique and cosy bookshop can be found on Lamb’s Conduit Street. They are committed to providing a new life to forgotten and out-of-print novels. Having a strong focus on 20th-century female writers, the books released by the shops have often become a hit and even made into movies. The cherry on the cake is obviously the shop itself with their woody interiors.
- London Review Bookshop
Located near the British Museum, the cosy brick and mortar bookshop is the place for all the books you want to stack. Their cake and coffee shop will have you picking up a book and spending the entire day in their company. It is also a frequent place for many writers looking to publicize their latest work.
- Books for Cooks
As the name suggests, the bookshop in Notting Hill has their floor to ceiling shelves loaded with cookbooks. With an intimate eatery inside, they regularly try their hand at recipes on their on-site kitchen, thus, ensuring that you leave with a book and a full stomach.
There you have it – cosiest bookshops in London.