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The Bookshelf

96 Fore Street, Saltash, England
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Ranked #1 of 4 Shopping in Saltash
Type: Shops
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- Aug 5, 2014
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Saltash, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This morning I have enjoyed a relaxing interlude in the Bookshelf. It is such a welcoming place. The staff are friendly and efficient, the food is delicious and good value. There is plenty of choice, whether you pop in for a drink or indulge yourself with a tasty snack. You have the choice of sitting downstairs among the books, cards... More

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Saltash, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

As locals my wife and I look to visit during shopping expeditions about once a week. Depending on the time or day it can be too busy for us so we go elsewhere. Being busy suggests that we are not the only ones who like this place! It is always a relaxing place to have a coffee break.

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Saltash, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I think the staff and management of the bookshelf are great, they are so friendly and always have a smile to great you, food excellent, and the prices are correct for the good value service. well done you guys keep it up

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Saltash, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Always a pleasure to visit the tea shop/Bookshelf in Saltash. Staff are very friendly and more importantly very efficient, Always a warm welcome and professional service. The food is just perfect and the special toasted sandwich is my favourite. There are also delicious cakes on offer. Its very rare to find somewhere that still offers a great service and good... More

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Notts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We decided to pop in after reading a review about this shop. We were not disappointed. The cake was delicious and it was a very relaxing place. We sat by the window and watched the world go by. We got talking to the owner who is a very nice woman, lots of local knowledge and made the visit even more... More

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London, United Kingdom
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99 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Seem to visit Saltash two or three days a year, almost invariably through sailing. Sometimes we have have stumbled upon some joyous fest or other usually with more than a smattering of costume but otherwise you might well think that this is a pretty soulless town culturally. All the more surprising then, that there should be a shop like this.... More

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Saltash, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Lovely tea rooms on top of a 1st class book shop. The staff and friendly and chatty and make you feel welcome. A weclome retreat for good service and a book or two.

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Saltash, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

I am lucky enough to live in Saltash, which means I have regular opportunities to visit The Bookshelf. Not only does it have a comprehensive range of excellent books, but it is also the perfect place to pop into for a coffee (or tea) and a scrumptious snack. There is always a warm welcome for everyone and whether you want... More

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Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Yesterday I returned from a trip to London and stupidly left my three quarter read book by Roddy Doyle on the table in the train. Needed to finish it as you do. Not yet a Kindle person. Walking down Fore Street Saltash this morning I happened upon this very little shop/cafe and went in not thinking for one moment there... More

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Cornwall
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

Not just a skillfully selected range of books but a perfect little cafe and now a neat little selection of unusual but delightful toys. It's a pity the owner has not added a photo or the link to the perfect wen site.

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