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Waterstones Bradford

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This is a beautiful building which has been turned into an incredible bookshop. There is also an... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
Southport, United Kingdom
Probably the world's most beautiful bookstore.

Waterstone's in the Bradford Wool Exchange is possibly the most beautiful bookstore in the world... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2019
Bradford, United Kingdom
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The Wool Exchange 10 Hustlergate | Hustlergate, Bradford BD1 1RE, England
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

This is a beautiful building which has been turned into an incredible bookshop. There is also an excellent coffee shop upstairs.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 3, 2019 via mobile

Waterstone's in the Bradford Wool Exchange is possibly the most beautiful bookstore in the world. Fantastic atmosphere, it has become a temple of books and coffee, the cafe on the balcony has spectacular views of the building.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 8, 2019 via mobile

After buying a book in waterstones I thought I would pop up for a coffee.I ordered my coffee and was told it would be brought over.after a 40 minutes wait I have up and got my money back.I was very disappointed with the experience. Steer...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

Quite simply the most beautiful setting for a bookstore and coffee shop. It is a pleasure to spend time in this building admiring this temple of books and coffee. Great service at Waterstones and the Cafe W. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Matthew's C
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Called into this bookshop whilst we were in Bradford. This building is lovely and a credit to waterstones. Worth a visit if in the area.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank mark t
Reviewed August 3, 2018

The Waterstones in Bradford is located in a magnificent 19th century gothic revival architecture building. It is such a peaceful and quiet place. We were only in Bradford for the day, but I could have spent all day in this Waterstones. They have a café...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank RamonaL34
Reviewed May 11, 2018

Very interesting building. I was taking as many pictures as I was looking at books. This is the old Wool Exchange and the woodwork and windows are awesome. The books are logically arranged and reasonable.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank 2uktraveler09
Reviewed October 28, 2017

A must visit store when in Bradford, this Victorian Wool Exchange building is an architectural gem. Can't help but be impressed with the splendour of the interior, always spend way too much time there taking in the surroundings, buying books I didn't realise I needed.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank allertonlad
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Tea pot was leaking. I couldn't find tissues. When my tray eventually started flooding I asked a staff if she could get me some tissues instead she just directed where they are and left, rather than helping me out. Bought a slice of lemon flavoured...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank An n
Reviewed July 31, 2017

This is now a bookshop but was once a wool trading hall. I went in the 1980s when wool was actively traded on the floor. One of Bradford's iconic buildings.

Date of experience: July 2017
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