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Mr B's Book Emporium

14-15 John Street, Bath BA1 2JL, England
+44 1225 331155
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A readers delight

I love that excited feeling when I come across an independent bookshop that has an assortment of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Metrox
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Preston, United Kingdom
via mobile
BATH'S BOOKSELLER MUST-VISIT

I hit the bookshops of town when we travel, and this was one of the better ones. A very helpful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
george b
,
Columbus, Ohio
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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“book shop” (12 reviews)
“book lovers” (11 reviews)
“tea and cake” (7 reviews)
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14-15 John Street, Bath BA1 2JL, England
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+44 1225 331155
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"book shop"
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"book lovers"
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"tea and cake"
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"independent book"
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"love books"
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"comfortable armchairs"
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"birthday present"
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"staff recommendations"
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"great bookshop"
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"long chat"
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"independent business"
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"everyday life"
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"browsing"
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"bookstore"
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"author"
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"knowledge"
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"spa"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I love that excited feeling when I come across an independent bookshop that has an assortment of weird and wonderful offerings stacked in the window and just gets better upon entering and Mr B's is such a place. We went in to find a local...More

Thank Metrox
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I hit the bookshops of town when we travel, and this was one of the better ones. A very helpful staff assisted me twice while there. The staff recommendations are designated, "The B's Knees". There's something like a laid-back vibrancy, if you can image that....More

Thank george b
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

I went to Mr B's to get one of their brilliant book voucher subscriptions for my partner, the Staff were super friendly and really helpfull. I must confess Im not a massive book reader but the whole experiance really made me want to pick up...More

Thank Alex-Illustrates
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

This is a big statement to say it’s my favourite in the world, I love bookshops, especially Independant ones, but this is the one. A chance encounter at Glastonbury started all this - I live books, and I love people who love them, live them...More

2  Thank Stuart H
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Came here on our trip to England from Seattle. Loved the ambiance and style of this bookstore! 3 stories of books, definitely go downstairs and find the comfy chair in the history section. I found a great book on display that I read on my...More

Thank Tristan C
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Quaint little bookshop, very special. Do great deals for English Literature students of Bath Spa University

Thank Laura T
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Visited here to redeem the most excellent birthday gift! A book spa! I met with Amy my book consultant and we sat and chatted, discussing books I loved, genres I enjoyed, things I didn't like so much. I was then served coffee and the most...More

Thank Sarah L
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I bought my wife a book spa for Christmas and when I dropped her off at Mr B's I expected to return to find her clutching a few books and happy enough. What I found was their cosy bibliotherapy room, in which my wife sat,...More

Thank MattMerritt
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Since my last review I have moved from Australia to the Uk and am now living in Bath. Mr B's is one of my favourite places. I spend time there often browsing and discussing books. There are a number of bookshops in Bath, some bigger,...More

Thank FrancisMcG1901
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We had been unable to fix up a visit for a reading spa as he comes from near Cambridge and his family are so busy it is hard to fit into Mr B's diary but a subscription was recommended for people who live away. I...More

Thank Keith N
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