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Donner Bookshop Rotterdam

Lijnbaan 150, 3012 ER Rotterdam, The Netherlands
413 20 70
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Great bookshop with a great east-German lookalike café

Visit for the books (many English titles available), the enormous selection of magazines, the... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2017
Nicolas_Kar
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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Modern bookshop experience

This bookshop offers the modern experience I particularly enjoy. Books surrounded by small gadgets... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2017
Alex S
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Brussels, Belgium
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  • Excellent36%
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  • Average21%
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Sep 23, 2017
“Great bookshop with a great east-German lookalike café”
Jul 30, 2017
“Modern bookshop experience”
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Lijnbaan 150, 3012 ER Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Visit for the books (many English titles available), the enormous selection of magazines, the records and the office paraphernalia but stay longer for diner@donner a great café resembling a 70s east-German coffee place. The architecture of the building is in itself quite interesting and definitely...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2017

This bookshop offers the modern experience I particularly enjoy. Books surrounded by small gadgets and items that you never thought you would need but somehow they manage to find their way into your shopping cart. While most of the books are in Dutch there are...More

Thank Alex S
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Reviewed April 11, 2016

Once upon a time there was a proud book empire in Rotterdam, called Donner. On a given moment Donner became part of the Selexyz conglomerate, renamed Polare in their dying days. Polare went bankrupt through mismanagement and the onslaught of the web shops; but on...More

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Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Donner is the Bbst bookstore in town. Art, architecture and literature. This the perfect shop for a rainy day afternoon.

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Reviewed January 23, 2014

One of the biggest bookshops in Europe. Formerly known as "Donner". They offer a lot of brand new as well as second hand books. They have a nice history department as well as a nice collection of books covering themes about Rotterdam. A very nice...More

1  Thank JesperB_nl
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