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Woolfson & Tay Independent Bookshop & Cafe

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Too late, this beauty has closed for ever.

Such a great shame, I have to report that our little local gem had to close its over a year ago... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
moonhamster
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London
My favourite place in Bankside

En route to bag some lunch at Tescos, I happened upon this delightful little haven with a small but... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2013
Elsie05
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London
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26 Sep 2016
“Too late, this beauty has closed for ever.”
20 Aug 2013
“My favourite place in Bankside”
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Such a great shame, I have to report that our little local gem had to close its over a year ago. It's just an empty shell, greatly missed by we who loved it.

Thank moonhamster
Reviewed 20 August 2013

En route to bag some lunch at Tescos, I happened upon this delightful little haven with a small but carefully chosen selection of books, wrapping paper and beautiful cakes. Lunches weren't being served just for this week, but a friendly member of staff showed me...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2013

We work about 250 metres from this charming little shop and it is utterly delightful. A carefully curated selection of titles from travel to fiction to children's titles...delicious asian lunches and indulgent cakes (whole cakes can be ordered in advance), other present ideas (interesting candles),...More

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woolfsonandtay, Owner at Woolfson & Tay Independent Bookshop & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2013

Hi, TravelGurette, thanks for sharing your review of W&T. We feel equally honoured to be a part of the Bankside landscape. We hope you'll visit us again soon :)

Reviewed 5 May 2013

Located in the heart of Bankside, Woolfson and Tay is quaint independent bookstore that also serves delectable Asian lunches. Came here a few times for events and general book browsing, and they were always enjoyable experiences. Lovely staff who were knowledgeable about the books on...More

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woolfsonandtay, Owner at Woolfson & Tay Independent Bookshop & Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2013

Thank you Lingyi for your lovely words of encouragement :) We look forward to seeing you again soon at W&T!

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