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Tiverton Books

| Down the Steps at Smiths Court Hotel, Eastern Esplanade, Margate CT9 2HL, England
+44 7729 365575
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Quirky and friendly second hand book shop

Carol is the friendly owner of this well organised and well stocked second hand book shop in... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
janetclondon
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london
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Great little find

Friendly store in Margate with a great selection of books and a very friendly proprietor. Fair... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
malenkybits
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Singapore, Singapore
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Stop Press : Tiverton Books Is Closing Permanently At The End Of July 2018 - Last Trading Day Is 29TH July.
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28 Mar 2018
“Quirky and friendly second hand book shop ”
28 Aug 2016
“Great little find”
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| Down the Steps at Smiths Court Hotel, Eastern Esplanade, Margate CT9 2HL, England
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Carol is the friendly owner of this well organised and well stocked second hand book shop in Cliftonville, Margate. Prices are very reasonable and there is a wide selection of books most in very good condition. What could be better - a Sunday morning trip...More

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Carol C, Owner at Tiverton Books, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your review. Hope to see you again in the shop. Carol

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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Friendly store in Margate with a great selection of books and a very friendly proprietor. Fair prices too. Very much enjoyed this serendipitous find on a weekend break from London.

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

I went here with my mum as we are both a keen reader. This shop has a wide range of books and I found that I spent nearly an hour at this place. I would recommend you going.

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Carol C, Owner at Tiverton Books, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2016

Dear Emmie. Thanks for taking the time to leave a review - glad you enjoyed browsing in the shop and hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 26 May 2016

A couple of steps down lead you into this 'world of written wonder'. Anyone who has ever enjoyed books will feel drawn in --again (and again)--, driven by curiosity, recognition and memories, and by the sheer love of books. Anyone who has ever visited Tiverton...More

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Carol C, Owner at Tiverton Books, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2016

Thank you very much for taking time to leave such a lovely review of the shop, and for coining a new phrase "Tivvie" - we look forward to welcoming many more "Tivvies" in the near future!

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Reviewed 11 May 2016

Being book lovers and reading the reviews of this second hand shop, it was a must to visit while on a weeks break from London. My goodness, we certainly were not disappointed. This little shop is packed and so well organised with just about any...More

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Carol C, Owner at Tiverton Books, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2016

Hello Maureen - it was so nice to meet you and your husband and very pleased you enjoyed visiting the shop. Thank you for your lovely review! Do hope you will pop in again when you are next down in Margate

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Reviewed 17 February 2016

Popped in on a Sunday morning and would have still been there now had I not had another engagement. Wonderful, organised selection of book of all types, genres and just the most wonderful place to explore. I came away with 6 hard back books and...More

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Carol C, Owner at Tiverton Books, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2016

Thank you very much for taking the time to review the shop. Glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you are able to pop back again soon.

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Reviewed 15 October 2015

Visit this great shop. Free parking outside. Such friendly owners....and good value books! I spent a most enjoyable hour or so here and recommend a visit.

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Carol C, Owner at Tiverton Books, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2015

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. So pleased you enjoyed visiting the shop and hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed 26 August 2015

A lovely place to drop in and browse, the owners (& customers) are friendly & so helpful - I first visited on a Sunday & got offered a cup of coffee, and some great tips on places to visit, eat and local music venues. I...More

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Carol C, Owner at Tiverton Books, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2015

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Tiverton Books - very pleased you enjoyed your two visits to the shop. It was a pleasure to meet you all and I hope you enjoy your books - please let me know when your...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2015

At the moment there are three specialist, used book shops, in Margate as opposed to a handful of charity shops that also sell books. One, in a prime Piazza position was once good but I guess inevitably, given that it is operated by a charity,...More

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Carol C, Owner at Tiverton Books, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2015

Thank you very much for your kind words - very glad you enjoyed your visit to Tiverton Books and hope to see you again soon in the shop. Carol

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Reviewed 4 March 2015

This is a wonderful bookshop with a huge selection of books on every conceivable subject. I'm hard to please as some of my interests are a bit obscure, but I always find something here, and I visit on average once a week! The books are...More

Thank Martin T
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Carol C, Owner at Tiverton Books, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2015

Thank you for your very kind review. We're so pleased you enjoy coming to the shop - it is definitely a 'home from home' for most of our customers!

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