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Costa Waterstones


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Reviewed yesterday

I simply went shopping in this wonderful bookstore and had two staff people scurrying to obtain my books - walked out with five interesting books to keep me occupied for the rest of my trip! Love this place!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Anglotripper
Reviewed April 15, 2019

Great place to browse books, grab a sandwich and enjoy a nice coffee. Order got confused for each of us but was eventually all sortred out with smiles. Definately worth a visit.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank markyargyle
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

One of the worst experiences anywhere so far. In the female toilet one pan was overflowing, the other very dirty. The male toilet also grim. Had to use as about to do a trip with no loos available. Disgusting.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Louise S
Reviewed March 30, 2019

Ok as visitor from other town in England I often have enjoyed the bookstore with many thousands of books and peacefulness & a hot cup coffee on 2.floor cafe costa the whitebread hotel chained ass cafe chain see uk media 2018 f.x But last time...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SiriCrimeBusinessMgz
Reviewed January 28, 2019

Tucked away inside Waterstones this Costa outlet is surrounded by books. Whilst only a few tables I have never had to wait to be seated.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Onehelpfulguy
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

Costa in Waterstones Trafalgar Square is an amazingly located coffee bar in the middle of a bookshop. Unfortunately the windows are blacked out, there is not quite enough seating, and the drinks are too weak. Trafalgar Square might be one of the best locations for...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Malarchy
Reviewed January 6, 2019

This place is a bit of a hidden treasure as its above Waterstones book store and isn't that advertised. If you want some where to sit and chill out with drink, visit here.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Pazza1718
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Worst Costa I have been in. Not enough for busy area. Toilets not working. Customers using bookcases as tables . Tables not cleared

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PHE22
Reviewed December 31, 2018

Nice cup of coffee with pleasant service.Also bought 3 books.The shop is on 3 floors.Basement,first and second

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ianinteesside
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

After a long coach journey to London for a Westminster tour we went to get a coffee in the Costa. The service was good however there is not as large a range of snacks/ sandwiches as a full Costa branch due to the space constraints....More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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