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Forbidden Planet

Clifton Heights Triangle West, Bristol BS8 1EJ, England
+44 117 929 7767
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Manga central

If you are into or need Manga books this place will more than hit the spot. I think our youngest... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2017
thespooners7
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Expensive

Popped in to get a HT item as it was sold out on the site. They had it in stock at a much higher... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2017
Antony D
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The uk's largest and best-known science fiction, fantasy and cult entertainment retailer! Specialist comics and comic subscriptions
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average0%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Sep 2, 2017
“Manga central”
Jun 30, 2017
“Expensive ”
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Clifton Heights Triangle West, Bristol BS8 1EJ, England
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+44 117 929 7767
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Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

If you are into or need Manga books this place will more than hit the spot. I think our youngest bought a library we had that many bags Expensive but a great one stop shop Comics were more plentiful than our last visit Worth the...More

Thank thespooners7
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Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

Popped in to get a HT item as it was sold out on the site. They had it in stock at a much higher and over inflated price. I was prepared to purchase 2 items but they would not price match or offer any discount...More

Thank Antony D
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Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Very friendly and helpful staff. Amazing selection of manga and comics. They also have the largest selection of board games I've ever seen.

Thank RyuuKumori
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Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

Great selection of comics and vinyl figures. Staff very helpful and big shop.!!!' Only moan lacked seating and was very very hot ! Staff were very patient with the kids and knowledgeable

Thank JFish72
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Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Great shop (Apart from the Japanese Anime/Manga ) Section. Good prices even better if a sale is on. Products range from cheap crap to expensive collector iTunes and of course the in between range of products.

Thank Kyle M
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Reviewed March 15, 2016

I love Forbidden Planet, but i suppose thats because I'm a nerd. I love all sci-fi in what ever guise it may be in so this is like heaven to me. It stocks everything to do with mainline franchises like Starwars/Startrek and its Sherlock merchandise...More

Thank Karen B
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Reviewed January 1, 2016

if you like star wars or any other comic staff, books...games....you have to go. Not the cheapest one but good quality

Thank kotolay
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Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

I rarely visit this part of Bristol but I was looking for something specific for my nephew as a Christmas present. Forbidden Planet was recommended by a friend. It is situated just off Queens Road on the Clifton Triangle. Although it's a large shop to...More

1  Thank Andy and Kath M
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Reviewed December 10, 2015

What a fantastic store with such a great collection of products!!! We contacted Forbidden Planet regarding an event which we were hosting at the Bristol Teenage Cancer Trust Ward, and they gave us the most wonderful selection of gifts which we were able to give...More

Thank Jessallday07
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Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

We were bored and bought a ticket to go to Bristol on the train and we really wanted to go to forbidden planet. Amazing store, but not as big as the London store. I bought a phaser and other stuff, helpful staff but there were...More

Thank Luca J
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