Welcome to Book, Bean & Ice Cream

Welcome to Book, Bean & Ice Cream, a busy, friendly and thriving independent bookshop nestled on the high street of market town Kirkham in Lancashire.  Within the shop you’ll find a thoughtfully curated selection of books, a range of beautiful gifts with cards for every occasion.

The shop is the passion of owner proprietor Elaine Silverwood and her team of fabulous staff.  Selling great coffee, homemade cakes and ice cream it is a firm favourite with locals and visitors alike!

Book, Bean and Ice Cream also arranges author events bringing many talented and bestselling authors into local schools to encourage children in their love of reading.

Book signings at the shop are renowned for their popularity and are always a sell out.  Many a famous and much loved author has visited the shop – take a look at the “Rogues Gallery” and see who you can spot!

Please take a look around our website to see what else we offer.  We look forward to welcoming you and hope you will come to love our special book and coffee shop as much as we do.

The Hotel Avocado - Bob Mortimer

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The Ghost Ship - Kate Mosse

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Karen Hargreaves
Karen Hargreaves
2023-12-04
Lovely staff very friendly Food perfect love homemade soup and delicious cakes Nothing too much trouble always smile & chat Maintaining good hygiene clean. 🤗🙏
Elizabeth Sutton
Elizabeth Sutton
2023-11-05
Martin Steinel
Martin Steinel
2023-09-01
Sehr nettes kleines Café im Buchladen.
chris dockery
chris dockery
2023-08-27
Always busy good staff and very nice food a really nice atmosphere.
Louise Hesketh
Louise Hesketh
2023-08-15
Ann Hall
Ann Hall
2023-08-03
LOUISE WRIGHT
LOUISE WRIGHT
2023-06-15
A lovely little book shop with a coffee shop , Lovely coffee and fruit slices. Nice atmosphere
Angela Dilworth
Angela Dilworth
2023-05-22
Nice atmosphere, great expresso

Gift vouchers make a perfect present.

Our vouchers can be used to either make purchases from our great book selection, our Artisan Gifts or to enjoy a lovely coffee with a delicious cake. Valid for twelve months why not give the gift of choice?

£5, £10 and £20 Vouchers available.