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Bookz & Booze

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Unique and Cool Concept, Excellent Service, Must Visit!

I was told by a friend about this shop and she asked me to swing by to get another bottle of gin... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Perfect for a nice gift

Giving a book or a bottle alone is a bit boring, but pairing them up is very nice and personal. I... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Bookz&Booze is a unique concept store where you can buy a book with a matching botttle! What connects the both is a story you will hear about in the shop! Choosing between a book or a bottle? Just buy an original pairing in an exclusive gift...more
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Hoogpoort 35, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 475 52 00 25
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

I was told by a friend about this shop and she asked me to swing by to get another bottle of gin that is made in a limited quantity by the proprietor. I am so glad I went and I will go back whenever I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Giving a book or a bottle alone is a bit boring, but pairing them up is very nice and personal. I like that the owner only puts books in his store he actually likes and can tell something about. The offering is diverse: from picture...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

We walked to this from the back door of the Intercontinental Hotel in Ghent and were surprised at this intelligent, innovative concept for a book store (on what we thought was a back street -- close to the Graffiti Street). I would love to see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Found the shop while wondering through the streets in Gent. An amazingly curated bookstore to start and on top of it , it matches classics and modern books with different types of wine and spirits to go with the different books. Amazing gift spot or...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank J K
Reviewed 9 September 2018

While visiting Gent with my wife, we stumbled upon this shop. Went in looking for gifts to take home and ended up spending an hour+ talking to Lef the owner. Not knowing where we were from, the first bottle of Gin he recommended was a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PNWmtnBiker
IefS3, Eigenaar at Bookz & Booze, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Give our best regards to AJ at Temple Distilling! It was great to meet u and thnk u for this review!

Reviewed 28 August 2018

This shop seems like a museum of good books and drinks, full of witty combinations and inspiration. Respect for this concept! It's rare to find a shop with so much personality. Talk to the owner for recommendations!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kristof V
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We spend over 1 hour in this shop. The combination of each bottle of the finest booze comes with a really creative and good book recommendation is a very interesting and creative concept. In every corner there is something to discover. Highly recommended to speak...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great store if you want to find a personalised gift for people who like either books, drinks or both. The owner will first ask you to describe the person and will help you to find the perfect combination. Reading a book is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank CathyC544
Reviewed 12 August 2018

If only I had room in my cabin baggage for a bottle from this finely curated selection of spirits....top class choice of drinks and accompanying reads. Yves, the owner, was charming, knowledgeable and a real enthusiast for a good book and a good bottle. You...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank SuzyGirl68
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Amazing concept with a very friendly and knowledgeable owner who is passionate about both the books and the booze in his shop. He has a great selection of English and Dutch/Flemish books. It's a great place to browse for a gift for others or to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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