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Nice bookstore and gift shop

I enjoyed the books and gifts in this well known bookstore on park street in downtown Kolkata... read more

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Heaven for Book Lovers

This place is a heaven for book lovers. Even in this digital age, the smell of fresh books... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2019
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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17 Park Street, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700016, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed the books and gifts in this well known bookstore on park street in downtown Kolkata. We wandered the aisles for over an hour and everyone bought something. Helpful clerks looked up books we were trying to find.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 28, 2019 via mobile

This place is a heaven for book lovers. Even in this digital age, the smell of fresh books energises me. It has a huge collection of books, starting from every genre to every category. It also sells other products like travel accessories like neck pillow,...More

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

Food is ok. Not a great collection of books.. Space is limited too... Cooling system also not working efficiently

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

I happened to be in this place after a few years. It was a real pleasant surprise to find a Tea corner at mezzanine floor of the shop. Reasonably priced coffee, Tea and snacks. Good ambiance and equally good service... Surprised to find, unlike CCD...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

It is a charming place for book lovers. One can almost feel that books are chosen and kept with love. A flight of stairs to come to landing with ample sitting space to read a book in peace. One can also go up another flight...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank akshayvir
Reviewed November 7, 2018

A abode of ocean among for the book lovers. Very well collection of all books, be it regional, Indian or International. Travel section is a must visit. Few stationery items are also available. On the 1 st floor their is a Tea Lounge, try the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

In Kolkata. Have to go to a book shop. It’s a have to. Amazing collection of titles. Trust Kolkata to love it’s bookstores. Also a gift shop is there. It even has a section for just French titles. Btw I got “Lowlands” a book by...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jose M
Reviewed February 23, 2018

Located in Park street just at the entrance of The Park Hotel, The Oxford book store is having a good stock of books. Even much better than some of the outlets of Crossword and Starmark. The interior is well decorated and the ambience is quite...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 17, 2018

I bought a few books here but the selection was not super extensive and things are a bit dusty and dull. Come on guys - you could really make this a much better book store. The kids section is pathetic - they need to improve...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank laurelee36
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

Had a nice time with my friend when I visited this place during Christmas time. I enjoyed the tea served there with some different spices. Nice place to buy books and catch up with friends at the cafe too. Quite a good area in Park...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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It opens from 11am daily