Situated just off Piccadilly in the heart of London’s West End, Waterstone’s is an oversized bookshop with titles covering almost every subject imaginable. Opened in 1999, the store is an astonishing six stories tall and sells over 150,000 books. On the sixth floor, Waterstone’s houses an event space offering breathtaking city views. This space is frequently used for book signings and author talks, and past guests have included author Jasper Fforde, David Beckham, President Bill Clinton, and Sir Paul McCartney. The 5th View bar, located on the fifth floor, serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and cocktails.
Waterstone’s is housed inside the former Simpson’s department store building. This building served as inspiration for the popular British TV series Are You Being Served?.
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Shop Type:: Book