Waterstones London - The Economists' Bookshop

Clare Market, Portugal Street, WC2A 2AB

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Opening times

  • Monday 10.00 - 19.00
  • Tuesday 10.00 - 19.00
  • Wednesday 10.00 - 19.00
  • Thursday 10.00 - 19.00
  • Friday 10.00 - 19.00
  • Saturday 12.00 - 18.00
  • Sunday Closed

Contact us

  • Call us on 020 7405 5531
  • Email us at [javascript protected email address]
  • Twitter: @@WaterstonesLSE


"A hidden gem" set in heart of the London School of Economics and Political Science and open for business despite LSE's building works.

Founded in 1946 in a joint partnership between The Economist & the London School of Economics, we still hold true to those roots with an outstanding range of Economics books & specialist ranges covering all subjects studied at LSE (including Law, Politics, Philosophy, Business etc) We also stock textbooks for LSE Summer Schools & for those studying via the External Programmes. If you want to pay a pound less for your copy of The Economist, then buy it from us (£4)!

We also buy & sell second-hand textbooks and offer a loyalty card giving 10% back to students (or 3% to non-students).

We have changed a little in almost 70 years though, and are something of a hidden gem. We now have an excellent range of Fiction and Children’s books and regularly add newly published titles to our non-academic areas. Seek us out.