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Cafe Books

100-826 Main St, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2B7, Canada
+1 403-678-0908
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High tea

We stopped here, because half our quad of travelers were from England and this place offered... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2017
Jinnyus
,
Florence, KY
Charming book store/coffee shop

It is a must stop in Canmore if you like or not books. It is so charming. This place look like a... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2017
Vanessa P
,
Calgary, Canada
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“book store” (6 reviews)
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100-826 Main St, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2B7, Canada
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+1 403-678-0908
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

We stopped here, because half our quad of travelers were from England and this place offered British tea. Well, the Brits were not pleased. They didn't like that the cup of tea only came with one tea bag and not two and I noticed that...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2017

It is a must stop in Canmore if you like or not books. It is so charming. This place look like a Harry potter scenario. Very well decorated. In the back of the store there is a coffee shop, very charming as well with well...More

Thank Vanessa P
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Reviewed July 8, 2017

Everyone was sitting at the coffee shop next door, gobbling down pre-fab fare, forced to listen to loud music and not having conversations due to said music. So I spotted this book store with 2 tea tables set out front with sign advertising a tea...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

Quaint, great selection of books, enjoyed tea and scones located at back of store. Staff could be a bit friendlier,

Thank 154943Maggie
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Reviewed April 30, 2017

Books, gifts and interesting set up with the coffee shop at the back. Lovely, nostalgic place to sit and relax. Friends of ours got engaged in this quaint cafe!

Thank seetheworld2014
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Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Great little spot for a cup of tea (Moroccan Mint) and snack. The have 7 choices for tea and various coffee selections, as well as other beverages including alcoholic choices. My own preference would be a matcha tea but probably not big demand for it...More

Thank Luke L
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Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

There is something for everyone in this little store. A wide selection of books and literary novelties for a wide range of tastes. Stopped in here today and as usual, I did not leave without purchasing a few things.

Thank sarahnaid
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Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

Nice place to roam through for new and slightly used books. Purchase coffee or a light snack and read.

Thank Michelle B
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Reviewed December 15, 2016

A fantastic little book store with some of the most enthusiastic and friendly staff you are likely to meet, a vast array of books await you with the staff having a great knowledge of the books they have on offer.

Thank Neil O
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Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

You could spend a long time here. It's a combination new and second hand book store with a tea shop set up in the back and sells some high quality souvenirs as well. It's towards the end of Main St as you head towards the...More

Thank Kebuh
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