5 Great bookstores on Charing Cross Road

For all you booklovers heading for London. Take the time to discover the many independent bookstores on Charing Cross Road.

Foyles

If you’re looking for a top independent bookstore in London, look no further than Foyles on Charing Cross Road, London’s legendary booksellers row. Foyles was acclaimed as the world’s first purpose-built bookshop when it opened over 100 years ago. Today you can browse more than 200,000 titles.

Charing Cross Road, London
foyles.co.uk

Foyles’ flagship store on Charing Cross Road. Photo: Allover Press

Foyles’ flagship store on Charing Cross Road. Photo: Allover Press

Quinto Bookshop

Quinto Bookshop deals in second-hand, antiquarian, and rare books. You’ll find everything from poetry and academiato sci-fi.

72 Charing Cross Road
quintobookshop.co.uk

Bookmarks

Bookmarks is Britain’s premier socialist bookstore, with titles ranging from radical kids to the black struggle.

1 Bloomsbury Street
bookmarksbookshop.co.uk

Gosh! Comics

For the dedicated fangirl or boy, Gosh! Comics carries a range of graphic novels that will make your eyes pop out of your head. Pow!

1 Berwick Street
goshlondon.com

Any Amount of Books

Whether you’re looking for a rare signed first edition or just a second-hand paperback, Any Amount of Books will probably spread across 6.5km of heaving shelves.

56 Charing Cross Road
anyamountofbooks.com

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