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Battery Park Book Exchange and Champagne Bar

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Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
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Address: 1 Battle Sq, Asheville, NC 28801-2712
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+1 828-252-0020
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A Book lover's favorite place

This place was so amazing.... I loved the time here, so many little corners to just sit and read, or space to hang out with others, and you can drink??? Yes I will be back!!!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Krisd1907
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice ambiance but when the waiter brought out our champagne ,which was delicious but no better than the cheaper versions, we had sticker shock when the four of us paid the bill the waitress,whom by the way was unprofessional and rude, told us this was a $ 100.00 bottle of champagne! We freaked!! I may return sometime for the atmosphere... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was so amazing.... I loved the time here, so many little corners to just sit and read, or space to hang out with others, and you can drink??? Yes I will be back!!!

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Thank Krisd1907
Poplarville, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of books, and a cool place to hang out. We stopped by when we first hit town and had a coffee. Did not see many dogs but it was a very cold and snowy day for March. If you have a book you are looking for in an old school book store I highly recommend.

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Thank Dwise100
South GA
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish I'd had more time to just drink champagne cocktails, eat cheese and fruit, then have coffee and dessert while perusing old books, all in a room that looks like it was transported from Paris. If you don't enjoy the things I just mentioned, then you won't like this place...and we could never be friends.

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Thank Kat726
Denver, Colorado, USA
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unique but such a great idea! Cozy, inviting setting surrounded by books; throw wine in on top of it and you have got me hooked! This place has it all and is even pet friendly which seems to fit right in with Asheville's charms. There were several groups having meetings in various locations throughout the store. I tried some local... More 

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Thank cosamantha79
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Eat Asheville food tour started here in the Champagne Bar. We were served Trout appetizer on bread thins. It was delicious along with Champagne or sparkling wine we drank.The inside of this very unique place is thrilling. A must see when u visit Asheville.

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Thank Paulette M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first place I want to visit every time I'm in town. Numerous books to suit every interest. Also numerous are the cozy spots to curl up with a good read while enjoying a hot coffee or cool beverage. They are pet friendly. The staff is courteous and the restroom is clean. I simply love this bookstore.

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Thank Armina H
Watertown, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We read about this location on Bring Fido. Love it. leather couch was nice and comfortable; pets are allowed on the floor or in your lap. I had Champagne, my sister had her first Bellini (which she ACTUALLY liked!), while Micha the pineranian helped us with a plate of red grapes, sliced apple, chewy bread with fig jam, and a... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This the neatest book store I've seen in a while. They have all of used books, including some very rare ones. They have a bad, and a coffee area, plus you can get little plates of yummies to hold you over. Plenty of neat furniture, and art pieces to look at too. Def worth a stop.

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Thank Pietrosmom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This spot is great for devouring a book while sipping on coffee or your favorite drink, meeting up with friends or just browsing around with a glass of bubbly. Full bar and coffee shop inside. You are surrounded by thousands of books and little books and crannies you can hide in to read. We visited this place three times while... More 

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