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The Open Book

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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One of the best shops in Richmond!

Great place to visit in Richmond with staff who have an excellent knowledge of all the books... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2019
Simply the best!

The staff are very well-informed and the stock is extensive and well-chosen. Allow plenty of time... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2017
Alec T
Sherborne, United Kingdom
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Feb 18, 2019
“One of the best shops in Richmond!”
Dec 11, 2017
“Simply the best!”
We are an independent bookshop in Richmond, since 1987. We have a large range of stock, and can also order books over the phone, by email or in person! ​ Books, cards, wrapping paper and charm are what we offer. ​ We also do some events. ​ We are...more
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10 King Street | King street is off the main road, just by The House of Fraser., Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 1ND, England
+44 20 8940 1802
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Reviewed February 18, 2019

Great place to visit in Richmond with staff who have an excellent knowledge of all the books. Richmond is full of independent businesses and this is one of the best! Well worth a visit. Located just off Richmond Green near House of Fraser. Always a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2017

The staff are very well-informed and the stock is extensive and well-chosen. Allow plenty of time as there are so many fascinating books on so many subjects. Very helpful on the phone. My favourite bookshop.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Alec T
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

Popped in here for a quick look around. Located on Kings street in Richmond this small book shop covers many tastes and has a quirky appearance. Staff seem friendly. Worth a browse.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank rayrest
Reviewed April 26, 2017

They don't come much better than this. The Open Book is a Richmond institution - and like all great institutions, it never stagnates, and is never complacent. This shop is a wonder, and a bit like the Tardis, its size is deceptive. The frontage is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank greenman58
theopenbook, Owner at The Open Book, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2017

WOW! Thank you so much for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you again soon! The Open Book

Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

Awesome place to have a wander around... something to catch everyone's eye. Friendly and helpful staff, highly recommended!

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Kirsten S
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