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Unexpected treasure

Stopped at this wonderful place to have a coffee and found a treasure trove. Book shop is in the... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Brisbane, Australia
A massive selection

This store has a massive selection of books covering most topics. The ideal place to shop for an... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Tony W
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132 High St, Campbell Town, Tasmania 7210, Australia
+61 3 6381 1545
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Stopped at this wonderful place to have a coffee and found a treasure trove. Book shop is in the cellar of the sandstone mansion, wander around and find all sorts of interesting books. Coffee and homemade biscuits to enjoy. Highly recommend you stop.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jacquicbll
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Located in a lovely old building and located near the Red Bridge and blessed to be in a town where roadside parking is hardly difficult to come by this place seems to be onto a winner with its selection of books - many of which...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Paul L
Reviewed 6 January 2018

This store has a massive selection of books covering most topics. The ideal place to shop for an unusual gift for those hard to by people. Right next to the Red Bridge.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Tony W
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Take the time to stop and browse through a diverse range of books including many on Tasmanian history, with a good coffee to boot. Don't then just drive off when finished, before you admire the handmade brick bridge built by the convicts, and read the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Ray L
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Being literary and literature loving buffs, we enjoyed time looking through the broad selection of books before deciding on an old poetry theory book and a more recent book of poetry.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Alison R A
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The Book Cellar is a unique bookshop carrying a range of titles both new and old. There's something to suit most reading tastes and they serve coffee. When you finish there, drive or walk up to Overflow which is connected to the Book Cellar, in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank PennyG922
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Both this original book store plus the new overflow book store & cafe in the old courthouse are real gems, lots to look at and coffee to keep you going.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Tassie-ite
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Little beauty of a shop with great selection of interesting old and new books. Beautifully presented in a large, cool, stone cellar. They also sell coffee but we didn't buy one. So glad we stopped!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank clare k
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Great if you are know what it is you are looking for. Comfortable layout and an extensive collection of local history. Mixing old and new books was a bit confusing.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank brockwellcheryl7
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We stopped in Campbell Town to give the children a break on the drive from Hobart to Launceston and also for my coffee fix and stumbled upon the book cellar. The venue is stunning and worth a look through for the romantics who get a...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank DStainbank
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