Daunt Books, Oxford Summertown

Daunt Books Summertown
247 – 249 Banbury Road

About Daunt Books Summetown

Occupying 1800 square feet, the Oxford branch of Daunt Books is located in the former premises of a bank at 249 Banbury Road in Summertown.

After a lengthy restoration, fitting out, and shelf filling, Daunt Books finally opened its doors to a wonderful welcome from new customers in August 2020.

Daunt Books, founded by James Daunt, is a chain of bookshops across London – namely in Marylebone, Holland Park, Cheapside, Hampstead and Belsize Park – as well as the Owl Bookshop in Kentish Time, The Marlow Bookshop in Marlow, and Hart’s Books in Saffron Walden, Essex.

Daunt Books traditionally specialised in travel books. In 2010, it began publishing. Its initial Marylebone branch, which opened in 1912, claims to be the first custom-built bookshop in the world.

Opening hours

Monday09:00 – 18:00
Tuesday09:00 – 18:00
Wednesday09:00 – 18:00
Thursday09:00 – 18:00
Friday09:00 – 18:00
Saturday09:00 – 18:00
Sunday10:00 – 17:00

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