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The Gutter Bookshop

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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Wonderful independent bookshop.

What a treat of a place to visit. Beautiful layout and lovely selection of interesting books cards... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2016
Downpatrick, United Kingdom
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Wonderful independant bookshop

This independent on the edge of Temple Bar is a gem. It has a great selection of books, in a... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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Oct 27, 2017
“small local bookstore with nice children's section”
Sep 4, 2016
“Wonderful independent bookshop. ”
Welcome to The Gutter Bookshop, an independent bookshop situated in the Old City part of Dublin's popular Temple Bar area. We sell all kinds of books, including some great children's books, as well as gifts and stationery. We aim to provide you with...more
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Cow's Lane | Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 679 9206
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

I wanted it to be better, but the selection was just okay. Lots of standard best-seller stock. Nice store and staff. Very good children's section.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

What a treat of a place to visit. Beautiful layout and lovely selection of interesting books cards wrapping paper and gifts. Childrens section was well laid out and very inviting. Lovely friendly helpful lady served us. She gave us the impression shecloved her job. Could...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

This independent on the edge of Temple Bar is a gem. It has a great selection of books, in a lovely clean, modern environment, with a great children's section. My kids were in there for ages trying to choose just one book each! Also stocks...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Lowey73
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Lovely bookshop in a central location. Nice comfortable seats for perusing your potential purchases. Staff member on duty uninterested in customers. No greeting and no conversation on completing sale. Isn't the customer the reason the staff member there in the first place? Otherwise an ok...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank lovehols_a_lot
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Love dropping into this bookshop. Books cover a wide range and best authors and themes. Also love that it takes its name from one of my favourite Oscar Wilde quotes - “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank PatNor
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This independent booksellers, is close to my job, and i have been in on numerous occasions. There is a wide range of books, and the staff are extremely friendly, and very very helpful. Their 'staff picks' section is excellent, with staff members given a reason...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank cozzygrimey
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Led here by this TA listing and subsequently highly recommended by local friends who seemed inadvertently to have been keeping it as their secret. It is friendly thoughtfully structured with a very well selected stock and entirely satisfying to browse or search. One of those...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We stayed nearby at The Harding so this was an easy stroll for us. Lovely shop with friendly staff. we actually went back a second time to pick up another book (or two).

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Jeanne732
Reviewed 2 October 2015

I have spoken and e-mailed with the folks at the Gutter Bookshop for years so when I was in Dublin, I made it a priority to stop in. The bookstore is in the Temple Bar area. It was raining pretty hard when we got there....More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 15 September 2015

A great little bookshop in Dublin. Obviously I stopped in here because I am a big Oscar Wilde fan and the name of this place caught my eye. Picked myself up a few books, a few little trinkets and was able to shop undisturbed. The...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Coley M
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