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Muirs Bookshop

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jahill128 wrote a review Jan 2020
Pahiatua, New Zealand25 contributions4 helpful votes
I loved the selection of unusual books in the children's section. The cafe was great. We all enjoyed our cake choices. Definitely worth a visit.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from bookshopcafe, Owner at Muirs Bookshop
Responded 12 Jan 2020
Thanks jahill128 for you review. So glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Kind regards Kim Pittar
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nigruk wrote a review Mar 2019
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand47 contributions4 helpful votes
Good food selection and nice setting with a great balcony area. Service was good and the book shop had an odd range of outbid the way books which was nice
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Date of experience: March 2019
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hmb896 wrote a review Feb 2019
Sandringham, Australia3 contributions1 helpful vote
Wonderful bookshop and cafe. Spent far longer here than we’d planned. Great books, coffee and cakes. What’s not to like
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Date of experience: February 2019
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RachieEvo wrote a review Jun 2018
Auckland Central, New Zealand103 contributions7 helpful votes
Pleasant staff and nice balcony for lunch, however tables hadn’t been cleared and staff forgot half the order made upon delivery ( it was left sitting next to cabinet waiting to be served) but over all nice atmosphere
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Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from bookshopcafe, Owner at Muirs Bookshop
Responded 24 Jun 2018
Hi RachieEvo - thanks very much for your comments. Always good to get these criticisms to remind us of basics! I'll pass on to my staff. Kim Pittar Muirs Bookshop & Café owner
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Peyps wrote a review Apr 2018
Napier, New Zealand83 contributions18 helpful votes
We were only in Gisborne for two days and I was keen my visitor from England experienced a visit to Muir’s Bookshop and cafe, a bit of a Gisborne institution. We weren’t able to go on the Saturday so delayed our Sunday departure and waited in the car outside for Muir’s to open at 10am (as per their website). At 10:10am we checked the door to discover they are only open Sunday’s prior to Christmas. Changing this information on their website would be the work of moments and would have meant we left town 2 hours earlier. Rant over if you like interesting books and good coffee, in a building with some character, you should visit. But be warned, on our brief trip to Gisborne we discovered you always need to phone and check website and motel leaflet information- we had 3 instances of incorrect information in two days.
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Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from bookshopcafe, Owner at Muirs Bookshop
Responded 29 Apr 2018
Hi Peyps - How frustrating and annoying for you to find we were closed on Sunday. Very sorry to have done this to you. Your comment has made me check our website. It does say we are open 10 til 2pm December and January on our contact page. If you can tell me where the information is wrong, I'll fix it promptly. We have the sign on the door. Google also has the correct opening times and our Facebook page also has the correct opening times. Thanks Kim Pittar Owner
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