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Forbidden Planet

179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8JR, England
+44 20 7420 3666
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Large range of product and interests

Would recommend for comic book/ sci fi enthusiasts, loads of different interests from Harry Potter... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
gigglebug1991
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Great range

A huge range of nerchandise is available here. The staff are very knowledgable too. Worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laurence B
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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The uk's largest and best-known science fiction, fantasy and cult entertainment retailer! Specialist comics and comic subscriptions
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179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8JR, England
Covent Garden
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"graphic novels"
in 28 reviews
"action figures"
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"star wars"
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"star trek"
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"comic book"
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"sci fi"
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"science fiction"
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"t shirts"
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"game of thrones"
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"pop culture"
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"great store"
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"harry potter"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Would recommend for comic book/ sci fi enthusiasts, loads of different interests from Harry Potter to Marvel to Powerpuff Girls. Upstairs in kind of gifts and collectibles and downstairs is comic, books and games. Staff are always helpful and friendly, this is always a must...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A huge range of nerchandise is available here. The staff are very knowledgable too. Worth a visit for those people who it is hard to find something they would like.

Thank Laurence B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Forbidden Planet is absolutely the Tesco of comic shops and yes, if you love comics you should probably support the indie book shops but there is definitely something impressive about this flagship store. The selection of merchandise is impressive and the layout is nice and...More

Thank Chris D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location is great You don't have to get far from the city and there is a lot of cool thing to do around. Easy to get there. Lots of merchandise to choose from. Registers go fast really. Air conditioner! Cool place to take kids...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are into healthy food this is the place to visit with an amazing view of lovely Neals Yard, it's fresh, inventive but for my taste a bit experimental

Thank John K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went in to see if we could find some funko pops that we couldn't get in Canada. Nice store great selection of merchandise.

Thank Sheila B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've never saw this shop , i'll see tath very early; before visit it , i'd like to know the middle price of this shop, more than all Game of Thrones merchandaising. Can you tell me the middle price of this shop? Thank you very...More

Thank Emma P
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We wanted to take our two teenagers to a spot they would enjoy. This place was very cool and a must see recommendation for you if you are looking for Manga, anime, TV and movie themed stuff. Figures, comics, books, t-shirts, Keychain etc. If you...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

I was hoping for something special and different here but it all just same same. Nothing unique or noteworthy.

Thank Robert H
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Visited here on a recent trip to London with teenage niece. The shop is huge & covers everything frog GofT to Marvel. Could not believe the amount of “stuff” in there & the prices of some of the items 😮 Niece, however is not a...More

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Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
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simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
...More
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Karina N
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Response from Carole C | Reviewed this property |
More expensive than on Amazon !!
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Team_Shrek
22 February 2017|
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Response from Joey L | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Short answer: - Ground floor is toys, t-shirts and merchandise. - Basement is books, comics and DVDs/Blu-Ray. Long answer: - Ground floor has a Sherlock section that contains bobble heads (Pops Vinyls), figures/toys... More
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Walkingdeadfan03
4 November 2016|
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Response from shady1973 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay but yes ... a wide selection of "walking dead "
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