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Between The Lines Book & Coffee Shop

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Books, conversation, drinks and friendship

Wonderful little shop, but filled with all sorts of books, lovely tea and cake and the most... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Witham, Essex
Tea, cake and books...

What more could you ask for? Stopped off on a journey from Norfolk to Essex. Well worth the detour... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2017
Downham Market, United Kingdom
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3 weeks ago
“Books, conversation, drinks and friendship”
Nov 19, 2017
“Tea, cake and books...”
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Vine Street, Great Bardfield, Braintree CM7 3SR, England
+44 1371 810087
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful little shop, but filled with all sorts of books, lovely tea and cake and the most delightful ladies who run/own it. A real find!

Thank EveWitham_Essex
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

What more could you ask for? Stopped off on a journey from Norfolk to Essex. Well worth the detour on country lanes away from the M11. Proper tea in a pot wirh china cups. Very civilised.

1  Thank TenMileBank
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

A lovely bookshop with conversational and welcoming staff. Scrumptious coffee and cake. Quaint and quiet.

1  Thank Sheree R
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Tasty cake, great soft drinks, simple and sweet and worth a visit. The shop floor is tiny but even so welcoming and full of interesting trinkets to tempt you into buying. A couple of seats outside offer a sunny view of the village too.

1  Thank TheWholeClan
Reviewed June 26, 2016

Lovely bookshop and so friendly and nice. Looking forward to visiting again and having some coffee and Cake. 😀

Thank Ruth K
Reviewed June 23, 2016

Lovely bookshop with great gluten free cake and good coffee.Books are varied and they can also order books and get them next day.

Thank Sheila K
Reviewed May 28, 2016

We visited this area and went in foir a coffee. Coffee was very nice, lovely soft music playing. Lady working there is one of the owners and we sat chatting to her about the area, she was very pleasant. There are books for sale and...More

Thank Carol C
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Books, Coffee and Conversation is what Between The Lines offers in it's advertising, and that's exactly what you get, with knobs on!! The ambience of this tiny bookshop in Great Bardfield is incredible. At any time of day you can stroll through the door and...More

Thank Foxy490
Jenny R, Owner at Between The Lines Book & Coffee Shop, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2016

Thanks for your fantastic review! Hope to see you again at Between the Lines soon.

Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Such a wonderful treasure trove of a bookshop. I loved visiting this shop today (my birthday), having tea and cake and buying books. The staff are lovely, the shop is delightful and the food was delicious x

Thank Laurieloo1984
Reviewed March 10, 2015

I was so pleased to find this delightful book/ coffee shop just a couple of minutes from Bucks House BnB... what a find!

Thank Judith D
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