Foyles - Charing Cross Road

 
 
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107 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H 0DU
 
 
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Mon to Sat 9.30am-9pm, Sun 11.30am (browsing) 12noon-6pm | Bank Holidays 11am-8pm
 
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Mon to Sat 9:30 - 21:00, Sun 12:00 - 18:00, Bank Holidays 11:00 - 20:00
 

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Foyles - Charing Cross RoadGreat British bookshop Foyles has been trading since 1903 and in 2014 it moves out of its home for more than 80 years at 113-119 Charing Cross Road and into the former Central St Martins College of Art and Design building at number 107, just a few yards down the road. While Charing Cross Road has pretty much always been home to Foyles, this is the fourth time the shop has changed location. The new 1930s era, art-deco building has high ceilings and an atrium which gives sweeping views of a vast choice of books. The former ballroom floor houses the fiction department, the old assembly hall - where the Sex Pistols once played - is home to the children's department with art and design at the front of the shop - in homage to the building's previous use. The mezzanine floor houses cookery, travel and other lifestyle books and there's an entire floor dedicated to music and film including vinyl for sale in Ray's Jazz. The light filled cafe and exhibition space at the top of the shop is the place to go for Foyles' wide and exciting programme of events and book signings. Bookmark this one.

 

Foyles - Charing Cross Road events

 
Jonny DexterJonny DexterPerformance by the tenor saxophonist with his band featuring guitarist Ant Law and double bassist Loz Garrett.27th February 2015Friday 27th February 2015 Where:
Foyles - Charing Cross Road, 107  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DU
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Jonny Dexter
Robert Macfarlane: LandmarksRobert Macfarlane: LandmarksMacfarlane recounts his investigation into how language shapes our sense of place.3rd March 2015Tuesday 3rd March 2015 Where:
Foyles - Charing Cross Road, 107  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DU
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Robert Macfarlane: Landmarks
Gayle Forman: I Was HereGayle Forman: I Was HereYA author introduces her latest novel I Was Here.7th March 2015Saturday 7th March 2015 Where:
Foyles - Charing Cross Road, 107  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DU
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Gayle Forman: I Was Here
Reasons To Stay Alive: Matt Haig In Conversation With Cathy RentzenbrinkReasons To Stay Alive: Matt Haig In Conversation With Cathy RentzenbrinkAuthor Haig discusses his life and career with editor Rentzenbrink.12th March 2015Thursday 12th March 2015 Where:
Foyles - Charing Cross Road, 107  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DU
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Reasons To Stay Alive: Matt Haig In Conversation With Cathy Rentzenbrink
Laydeez Do ComicsLaydeez Do ComicsWomen-led graphic novel forum.16th March 2015Monday 16th March 2015 Where:
Foyles - Charing Cross Road, 107  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DU
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Laydeez Do Comics
Foyles Book Club: Tenth of December by George SaundersFoyles Book Club: Tenth of December by George SaundersA chance to discuss this month's book choice.17th March 2015Tuesday 17th March 2015 Where:
Foyles - Charing Cross Road, 107  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DU
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Foyles Book Club: Tenth of December by George Saunders
Book ClubBook ClubReading group.17th March 2015Tuesday 17th March 2015 Where:
Foyles - Charing Cross Road, 107  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DU
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Book Club
Patrick Gale: A Place Called WinterPatrick Gale: A Place Called WinterGale discusses the latest turn in his well-established career. Chaired by Claire Armistead, Books Editor for the Guardian.26th March 2015Thursday 26th March 2015 Where:
Foyles - Charing Cross Road, 107  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DU
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Patrick Gale: A Place Called Winter
Zoe Williams: Get It TogetherZoe Williams: Get It TogetherThe celebrated Guardian on Why We Deserve Better Politics.7th April 2015Tuesday 7th April 2015 Where:
Foyles - Charing Cross Road, 107  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DU
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Zoe Williams: Get It Together
 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £93  36% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 2 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £75  32% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 5 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Near to the British Museum, this Edwardian hotel is something of a Bloomsbury landmark. Relaunched in January 2009 following a '25million makeover, each of the 174 ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £45  22% off
97 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 5 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Conforming to the Radisson Blu Edwardian brand of mixing designer décor with designer locations, the Kenilworth has everything you'd expect from this established chain. 50 metres ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Books nearest Foyles - Charing Cross Road

Nearest to Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Grant & Cutler at Fowles
London > Shopping > Books
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Originally a foreign language book shop (indeed arguably the best in London), Grant & Cutler at Fowles now stocks an impressive array of World Cinema titles ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Forbidden Planet
London > Shopping > Books
179 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Crammed with the cream of cult entertainment this shop is a seventh heaven for sci-fi fans. In the old days, Forbidden Planet just stocked every ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Any Amount of Books
London > Shopping > Books
62 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
A delightful second-hand bookshop with a wide choice that ranges from antiquarian first editions to the bargain basement. Rare books, first editions, modern literature, art and ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Foyles - Charing Cross Road
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MADE Soho
London > Shopping > House and Garden
100 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Chic, successful online furniture store MADE invites customers to come in and touch, sit on and test out a selection of their products at their flagship ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Outsiders
London > Shopping > Art and Design
8 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
This Greek Street SHOP was the original home of Steve Lazarides' gallery - best known as home to a group of contemporary artists that includes Jamie ... More
 
 
 
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Milroy's of Soho
London > Shopping > Specialists
3 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
If pirates hoarded whiskey, rather than gold doubloons, this would be their island hideaway. This veritable treasure trove of malts has a truly international contingent to ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Foyles - Charing Cross Road

Near Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 30th March to 12th April 2015
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 7 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Emma Thompson returns to the London stage for the first time in 25 years to play Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet ...More
 
 
 
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 11 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
 
 
 
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The Ruling Class
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th January to 11th April 2015
Trafalgar Studios, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 11 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Atonement actor James McAvoy who played a highly acclaimed Macbeth in an all-Scottish production here two years ago, returns to Jamie Lloyd's Traf Transformed season at ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Foyles - Charing Cross Road

Near Foyles - Charing Cross Road
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Phoenix Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Built in 1930, the Phoenix Theatre is a curious mix of classical theatre architecture and the Art Deco style. The columns and arches of the Phoenix ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ray's Jazz At Foyles
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Jazz up your afternoon coffee break with a trip to Ray's shop and café on the first floor of Foyles' bookshop on Charing Cross Road. The ... More
 
 
 
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Prince Edward Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
The Prince Edward Theatre was designed by Edward Stone and opened in 1930 with a performance of the musical ‘Rio Rita’. Just a few years later, ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Foyles - Charing Cross Road
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19 Greek Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
19 Greek Street, W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
19 Greek Street is a gallery and interior design practice promoting sustainable and socially responsible design. "Eloquently demonstrating that eclectic design and functionality can indeed go ... More
 
 
 
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Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms are housed in an extraordinary space, purpose built as a painting studio in 1904. Since 1984 the gallery has been specialising in ... More
 
 
 
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Soho
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Soho, the set of streets and alleyways between Oxford Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Charing Cross Road and Regent Street is one of the most cosmopolitan parts of ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Foyles - Charing Cross Road

What are the best dining options near Foyles - Charing Cross Road London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Byron
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
24-28 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Of all the many burger chains in London, Byron is the least gimmicky and could well be the best. Byron claims to source its beef from ... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
20 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
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Patara
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
15 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Fine dining is done Thai style at Patara. Since 1990 branches of this restaurant have been sprouting up all over West London, this one is the ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Foyles - Charing Cross Road

Near Foyles - Charing Cross Road
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 5 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 11 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 11 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
 
 
 
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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Foyles - Charing Cross Road

The best pubs near London Foyles - Charing Cross Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 2 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo, Spuntino and Mishkin's, and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
This is not so much a restaurant as a tiny atmospheric Irish bar. Having grown out of its minuscule basement into the bar upstairs it's always ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Foyles - Charing Cross Road

Foyles - Charing Cross Road clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Phoenix Artist Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Beneath the Phoenix Theatre lies this charming escape from the norm. Something of a 'hidden gem' the Phoenix Artist Club is secreted away down a little ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kettner's Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
29 Romilly Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Celebrate in style at this elegant yet wholly unpretentious Baroque champagne bar in the heart of Soho. Dimly-lit, effortlessly elegant and with gleaming Mahogany surfaces, Kettner's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Akbar
London > Nightlife > Bars
77 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
It sounds magnificent - décor based on the Indian Architecture of the Moghul period – but despite creating a fantastic, discreet atmosphere Akbar isn’t breaking any ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Foyles - Charing Cross Road

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Foyles - Charing Cross Road.
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, WC2H | 5 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
 

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Jonny Dexter
Concerts | Until 27th February 2015 

Foyles - Charing Cross Road

Performance by the tenor saxophonist with his band featuring guitarist Ant Law and double bassist Loz Garrett....More

Amped
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th April 2015 

The Borderline 1 minute walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

DJs Little Chris & George (Cherry Cola) plus guests spin indie, alternative and electro/guitar pop....More

Lindsay Ell
Concerts | On 27th February 2015 

The Borderline 1 minute walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

Country singer-songwriter from Canada....More

Salsa
Sporting Events | Until 24th April 2015 

Salsa! 1 minute walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

Dance class....More

Arms
Concerts | On 27th February 2015 

The Spice Of Life 1 minute walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

The six-piece performs indie rock. With support from Freddie Phoenix, The Buzzard Orchestral, Amberland and Justin O'Sullivan....More

Tiger Feet Club
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th April 2015 

The Alley Cat 2 minutes walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

DJ Casper plays rock'n'roll and rockabilly....More

Viva La Revolucion
Concerts | Until 24th April 2015 

Ronnie Scott's 2 minutes walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

Hosted by Miguan Ascanio, this celebratory show features highly infectious and enjoyable UK Latin sounds, with live music from special ...More

Charlie & The Philosorappers
Theatre | On 27th February 2015 

Tristan Bates Theatre 2 minutes walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

Join Charlie as he embarks upon a head-stretching hip-hop voyage through the history of thought, featuring David Hume avoiding the ...More

Friday at Ku Bar
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th April 2015 

Ku Bar 3 minutes walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

VJ Pablo and DJs Rodrigo and DJ Prince Persona spin house and dance....More

Little Havana: Featuring Osvaldo Chacon Allstars
Dance | On 27th February 2015 

Floridita 3 minutes walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

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