Monday-Saturday: 9.30 am -7.00 pm until Christmas Eve

Sundays: 11 am -6 pm

We will shut at 1 pm on Christmas Eve for three days: Christmas Day, Boxing Day and the 27th. We reopen as usual on 28th, 29th and 30th December. We shut at 1 pm on 31st December, are shut on New Year’s Day, and open again on Tuesday 2nd January.


Founded in 1957 a stone’s throw from Sloane Square, John Sandoe Books Ltd is one of London’s foremost and best-loved independent bookshops. Its beautiful eighteenth century premises is home to an astonishing 30,000 titles, carefully selected by staff with nearly 100 years of bookselling – and reading – between them, making Sandoe’s a legend among bibliophiles in London and around the world. We offer a range of services, from our renowned quarterly catalogues, mail order and subscriptions to creating and maintaining libraries, both public and private, wedding lists and working with charities.

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Opening Hours

Mon – Sat: 9.30am to 6.30pm,
Sun: 11.00am to 5.00pm