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The Bookworm Hanoi

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Great little place

Wandered in here on our first day on Hanoi because it had a huge collection of English treats and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jennifer S
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Oasis in a desert

We stopped by this book shop and cafe for an hour during our visit to Vietnam. One of the cleanest... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
gokcecicek b
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  • Average5%
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  • Terrible1%
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The best little book cafe in South East Asia
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44 Chau Long | Ba Dinh District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
+84 91 256 18 00
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wandered in here on our first day on Hanoi because it had a huge collection of English treats and having been traveling for months my husband was over the moon to get a full English and a good cuppa! I got the veggie breakfast and...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by this book shop and cafe for an hour during our visit to Vietnam. One of the cleanest cafes I have seen so far. They have varieties of coffees both Vietnamese and regular. Book prices are at the range of Amazon or slightly...More

3  Thank gokcecicek b
Reviewed August 26, 2018

AVOID THIS STORE!!! Yes the selection of English books is large for Hanoi, but here are two reasons YOU SHOULD NOT SHOP HERE. 1. The books are overpriced. I don’t want to buy used books at new prices. 2. The owner just tried to scam...More

1  Thank Companion532583
Bookworm H, Chủ sở hữu at The Bookworm Hanoi, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

Thank you for your review of our store. Unfortunately the book you bought was new albiet it had been on the shelves for some time. The price problem arose because we are now shifting all stock online and to do this all books had to...More

Reviewed August 21, 2018

A little pricey for Vietnam (probably unavoidable, since books are similarly priced everywhere) - about what I would pay for a new or slightly used book in the US - but still exactly what I needed. A really good selection, very nice staff, and super...More

2  Thank Madeline M
Reviewed April 25, 2018

There are not a lot of bookshops in Hanoi with a varied collection of English books as this one. Murakami fans and communist-inclined readers will be happy to know this bookshop stacks nearly all of the Japanese author's titles and Marxist texts, respectively. It's a...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Easy to find what you need here the shop is well laid out and has an excellent selection- I did think books were a bit on the pricey side given they are second hand hence 4 stars not 5

Thank ZoZoHenley
Reviewed April 11, 2018

My son finished his Harry Potter book early, and with a long flight looming, we thought it was worth the taxi ride over to see if this shop had the next book in the series. Success! They had 5 different versions of the book he...More

Thank cynthia454
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Caught a taxi to shop, lovely clean atmosphere. Set back from the road, down an alley. This shop re-located 2010 but old address still on some tourist maps.

Thank BJPAdelaide
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

I spent a couple of hours here and bought a couple of books too. They have a great selection of English books that you can look through at your leisure. This quaint little place is hidden away off the main drag down a very narrow...More

1  Thank sab_ventura
Reviewed February 9, 2018

You'll find many great gems here. Hopefully more lgbt books will arrive. Definitely the best english bookstore in hanoi

1  Thank Phan H
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March 31, 2018|
Response from twiinklex | Reviewed this property |
9am to 7pm
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December 13, 2016|
Response from Betsey A | Reviewed this property |
this question needs to be directed to The Bookworm. I have no idea which books they have, and I think it changes with what they get in as trade-ins too.