The Bookshop

 
 
ADDRESS
1 Calton Avenue, SE21 7DE 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Daily
 

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Hazel Broadfoot's and Julian Toland's run a superb, high class bookshop in the heart of Dulwich Village. All the staff have a real enthusiasm, thirst for and knowledge of books. This comes across in the personal advice they give. Locals consider them as friends and count themselves lucky to have such a bookshop on their doorstep. To top it all, they're open seven days a week leaving plenty of time for leisurely Sunday browsing.

 

Opening and closing times for The Bookshop

Today (Friday) The Bookshop closes at 17.30

Monday:

9.00
-
17.30
 
 

Tuesday:

9.00
-
17.30
 
 

Wednesday:

9.00
-
17.30
 
 

Thursday:

9.00
-
17.30
 
 

Friday:

9.00
-
17.30
 
 

Saturday:

9.00
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17.30
 
 

Sunday:

11.00
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17.00
 
 

LondonTown.com - The Bookshop Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Denmark Hill Station
 
23 minutes walk
 
Brixton Tube Station
 
29 minutes walk
 
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