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Fopp

Record Shop and Bookstore
Holborn and Covent Garden, London
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  • Elizabeth L.
    "Wish I had more time to browse through all of them."(4 Tips)
    Flave
    "cheap books & DVDs."(2 Tips)
    Lars B.
    "Good bargains on CDs and DVDs, focus on the alternative."(2 Tips)
    Harrison N.
    "Always worth a visit for many Music, Film & Book bargains."(6 Tips)
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  • Harrison N.
    Harrison Nathaniel-WurieDecember 20, 2012
    I regularly visited the old Fopp Megastore on TCR during the early/mid 2000s, and I'm pleased to see that the brand lives on (thanks to HMV). Always worth a visit for many Music, Film & Book bargains.
    Upvoted 3 weeks ago
  • orfy
    orfyNovember 20, 2011
    The last London remnant of the indie chain who flew too close to the sun. New owners HMV deserve credit for retaining much of the store's soul & bargains aplenty can still be found across its 3 floors
  • Flave
    FlaveJuly 11, 2011
    Loads of unsold HMV stock found here but Fopp is the solution for all those second time round records, cheap books & DVDs. Music is also categorised better than HMV so get copping those funk reissues!
  • David R.
    David RobertsJune 6, 2011
    It's always worth popping in here. It's amazing the prices for some of thier deals. Not always brilliant if you're looking for something in particular but if you just want a browse you'll end up leavi Read more
  • JET
    JETJune 2, 2015
    Great store. I can always find a blu ray I like selling at a dirt cheap price. Definitely call in if you're around the West End.
  • Simon J.
    Simon JenkinsApril 28, 2011
    If I'm passing Fopp I always call in and usually find a CD or DVD I like. It's trivial, but I like the flat-iron shape of the store... it's a very individual place.
  • Nico R.
    Nico ROctober 28, 2012
    Tons of bargains on book, CDs and DVDs. Large collection of art house and independent film and classic pop albums.
  • Mark B.
    Mark BradleyMay 20, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Still one of the best places to check out new music, pick up classics for a song & get good advice from groovy staff.
  • Kjell S.
    Kjell S.March 27, 2015
    Great store if you are looking for Blu-Ray's from smaller labels. Always visit the store when i'm in London
  • Jack D.
    Jack DavisNovember 28, 2015
    Now owned by HMV but very different to its parent chain. Filled with excellent world and classic films.
  • Elizabeth L.
    Elizabeth LeeNovember 24, 2014
    Impressive range of dvds, cds and records. Wish I had more time to browse through all of them.
  • clive k.
    clive kornitzerDecember 18, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    One of the few shops where u can buy music and films as a retail experience
  • Florian I.
    Florian IsachsenDecember 6, 2015
    Offers a fine and big selection of movie genres, such as horror, foreign films or queer.
  • Dan
    DanDecember 28, 2015
    One of the last places in central London that you can browse and buy DVDs and CDs. Scary how quickly things change.
  • Sara K.
    Sara KellyFebruary 6, 2012
    On the right of the entrance is the second hand/sale section. Also dead cheap books.
  • Karina N.
    Great record selection, prices are quite good too.
  • Michael E.
    Michael EasterbrookAugust 12, 2010
    Better than HMV (even though it is owned by them). Free regularly instore gigs to keep it interesting.
  • Daniel H.
    Daniel HallNovember 6, 2011
    An outstanding space for a browse. Highly recommended.
  • Martita P.
    Martita PinillaNovember 22, 2014
    Lot of movies, disks and books. A great place
  • Lars B.
    Lars BullNovember 2
    Good bargains on CDs and DVDs, focus on the alternative.
  • ben b.
    ben baileyNovember 26, 2013
    Great selection of books and very very reasonable!
  • Dominic R.
    Dominic RayDecember 1, 2014
    Great selection of films and music.
  • Andrew S.
    Andrew SmallwoodDecember 3, 2011
    The last remaining great music store - how long will it last?
  • Carlos F.
    Carlos F.November 10, 2015
    Get broke here with tones of bargains :)
  • Bjorn V.
    Good selection, decent promos
  • Igor T.
    Igor Ts.June 10, 2012
    For more DVDs check downstairs.
  • Roberto L.
    Roberto LucciFebruary 12
    People working here are amazing
  • Phil L.
    Phil LethbridgeMarch 19, 2011
    Saw Peter hook here enough said !
  • Dill A.
    Dill AzaharApril 24, 2012
    Fopping around!
  • Leonardo R.
    Leonardo RodriguezOctober 1, 2010
    Wow! It's cheaper than HMV!!
  • plucker
    pluckerAugust 19, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    I still buy CDs here.
  • B
    B1 day ago
    Still like to visit a record shop? Put this one on your list.
  • João B.
    João BezerraDecember 5, 2015
    Muito amor por essa loja! Nem senti falta de uma HMV!
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