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High StakesFind volumes of poker tips and horseracing guides in this gambling bookshop off Lambs Conduit Street. If it can be bet on you'll find a book on it here. Who knew there were so many books on baccarat and backgammon? Sports and spread betting are featured along with books on playing the financial markets. It's not all 'how to win a million... quick' - there are also fascinating autobiographies on the world's most famous and flamboyant gamblers and hustlers.

 

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Brunswick Square NCP
 
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Russell Court NCP
 
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    DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  28% off
    92 Southampton Row, WC1B | 3 minutes from High Stakes
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    Bloomsbury Park Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £50  32% off
    Southampton Row, WC1B | 3 minutes from High Stakes
    The gorgeous Victorian building that houses the Thistle Bloomsbury Park is tall enough to offer great views of London from the top rooms. Located between the ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  42% off
    50-60 Southampton Row, WC1B | 3 minutes from High Stakes
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    Gekoski
    London > Shopping > Books
    Pied Bull Yard, 15 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 6 minutes from High Stakes
    Based in Bloomsbury, beside the British Museum, it's not surprising R. A. Gekoski Booksellers has a particular interest in the Bloomsbury Group. Established in 1982, it's ... More
     
     
     
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    London Review Bookshop
    London > Shopping > Books
    14 Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 6 minutes from High Stakes
    Opened in May 2003, with Alan Bennett cutting the ribbon, the London Review Bookshop is a welcome addition to the city's dwindling ranks of independent bookshops. ... More
     
     
     
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    Gay's the Word
    London > Shopping > Books
    66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from High Stakes
    A broad selection of gay and lesbian interest books ranging from fiction, through biography, travel and counselling. Magazines and cards are also on offer.... More
     
     
     
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    The People's Supermarket
    London > Shopping > Supermarkets
    72-78 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from High Stakes
    Rumour has it that The People's Supermarket fought off Tesco this a site on Lamb's Conduit Street, one of London's most independently spirited neighbourhoods. The sight ... More
     
     
     
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    Ben Pentreath Ltd
    London > Shopping > House and Garden
    17 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from High Stakes
    Ben, the man behind this pretty interiors shop in Bloomsbury, is an architectural designer now based in London after spending five years in New York. His ... More
     
     
     
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    French's Dairy
    London > Shopping > Jewellery
    13 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from High Stakes
    Artist Maggie Owen took a former dairy and turned it into an Art Deco emporium dripping in achingly hip designer jewellery. And the good news is ... More
     
     
     
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    War Horse
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 13th February 2016
    New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 9 minutes from High Stakes
    This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
     
     
     
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    The Railway Children
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th December 2014 to 6th September 2015
    King's Cross Railway Station, Euston Road, N1 | 13 minutes from High Stakes
    Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now arriving at King's Cross Theatre. E Nesbitt's classic tale ...More
     
     
     
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    The Play That Goes Wrong
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 5th September 2015
    Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, WC2B | 13 minutes from High Stakes
    Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
     
     
     
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    Curzon Bloomsbury
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    The Brunswick, WC1N | 4 minutes from High Stakes
    The arthouse Renoir Cinema underwent a major refurbishment in 2015 by The Curzon Cinema Group. Reopening as the Curzon Bloomsbury, the new name pays homage to ... More
     
     
     
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    The Horse Hospital
    London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
    30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from High Stakes
    As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many references ... More
     
     
     
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    Theatre Delicatessen
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 9 minutes from High Stakes
    Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
     
     
     
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    Coram's Fields
    London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
    93 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from High Stakes
    Coram's Fields is a special place for children where adults are allowed in only if accompanied by a child. Tucked away in the city centre it ... More
     
     
     
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    Conway Hall
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from High Stakes
    Conway Hall is a landmark of London's independent intellectual, political and cultural life. Completed in 1929 at a cost of about £45,000, the name was chosen ... More
     
     
     
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    Charles Dickens Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from High Stakes
    Charles Dickens brought London to life with his imaginative depictions of city life and his fascination and passion for the foggy Victorian streets have inspired two ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Restaurants > French restaurants
    57 Lamb's Conduit Street, WC1N | 1 minute from High Stakes
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    Cigala
    London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
    54 Lambs Conduit Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from High Stakes
    This expensive Spanish restaurant is in a lovely corner of town, and serves authentic and delicious fare, cooked to consistently high standards. However, many many visitors ... More
     
     
     
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    The Espresso Room
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    31-35 Great Ormond Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from High Stakes
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    The Method Studio
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from High Stakes
    Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
     
     
     
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    London Wine Academy
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 7 minutes from High Stakes
    One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
     
     
     
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    School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 8 minutes from High Stakes
    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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    Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    31 Theobalds Road, WC1X | 3 minutes from High Stakes
    Inspired by the skills and techniques of the Ottoman Empire's barbers, Ted's Grooming Room provides a sanctuary for men seeking the perfect shave. With ... More
     
     
     
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    All Star Lanes, Bloomsbury
    London > Leisure > Activities
    Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from High Stakes
    This fun bowling alley and restaurant is a great place for a gang of you to spend a memorable night out trying to out-do each other. ... More
     
     
     
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    Sense Spa at Rosewood London
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    252 High Holborn, WC1V | 6 minutes from High Stakes
    Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
     
     
     
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    The Lamb
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from High Stakes
    On the peaceful, pedestrianised Lamb's Conduit Street, hidden behind an 18th century facade, is The Lamb, a beautifully preserved Grade II listed Victorian pub. The pub ... More
     
     
     
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    Duke (of York)
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    7 Roger Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from High Stakes
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    Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from High Stakes
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    The Perseverance
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from High Stakes
    Formerly run by Billy Drew (who has opened The Chippy in Soho), The Perseverance in Lamb's Conduit Street re-opened in April 2007 under new management. It's ... More
     
     
     
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    Scarfes Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    252 High Holborn, Holborn, WC1V | 5 minutes from High Stakes
    Named after the cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (whose characterful illustrations will adorn the bar's walls), Scarfes Bar is a shining beacon in the otherwise lacking High Holborn ... More
     
     
     
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    The American Bar at The Savoy
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    The Savoy, Strand, WC2R | 9 minutes from High Stakes
    During The Savoy's £220million refit the American Bar was barely touched, ensuring it stayed true to its traditional, sleek design that is synonymous with the iconic ... More
     
     
     
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    The Foundling Museum
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from High Stakes
    The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
     
     
     
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    Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    8 South Square, Gray's Inn, Holborn, London WC1R | 7 minutes from High Stakes
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    Sir John Soane's Museum
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from High Stakes
    An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
     
     
     
     

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    Conway Hall 3 minutes walk from High Stakes

    Professor Andrew Gamble discusses welfare state's future....More

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    The Foundling Museum 5 minutes walk from High Stakes

    The Foundling Museum's winter exhibition explores the life and work of Modernist sculptor Jacob Epstein. Babies and Bloomsbury concentrates on ...More

     
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    Exhibitions | Until 7th August 2015 

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    Building a Dialogue: The Architect and the Client
    Exhibitions | Until 9th May 2015 

    Sir John Soane's Museum 7 minutes walk from High Stakes

    With case studies including Sir John Soane's Dulwich Picture Gallery and Holy Trinity Church and Wren's Royal Naval College, Building ...More

    Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek Art
    Exhibitions | Until 22nd June 2015 

    British Museum 7 minutes walk from High Stakes

    Taking place in the Sainsbury's Exhibition Gallery, the British Museum's big spring blockbuster is Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient ...More

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    Theatre | Until 16th May 2015 

    Theatre Delicatessen 9 minutes walk from High Stakes

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    Alternative Dream Therapy
    Theatre | Until 30th May 2015 

    Theatre Delicatessen 9 minutes walk from High Stakes

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    Circo Do Guanabara
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th July 2015 

    Guanabara 9 minutes walk from High Stakes

    Latin and dance music from resident and guest DJs, with circus acts, burlesque acts, samba ballerina and showgirls, fire breathers, ...More

    Rhyme And Reason: The Poetry Of Climate Change
    Exhibitions | On 6th May 2015 

    Free Word Centre 9 minutes walk from High Stakes

    Poets and spoken word artists contribute to the debate around climate change through performance and discussion....More

    War Horse
    War Horse
    Theatre | Until 13th February 2016 

    New London Theatre 9 minutes walk from High Stakes

    This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New ...More

     
     
     
     
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