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Days Hotel London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  25% off
54 Kennington Road, SE1 | 10 minutes from Soma Books
The area where this hotel is located has become the vibrant cultural heart of London, with theatres, concert halls and art galleries lined-up against the South ... More
 
 
 
H10 London Waterloo Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  27% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 11 minutes from Soma Books
The H10 London Waterloo is a recently-built hotel providing comfortable and well-lit rooms and an ideally-located base from which to get around central London. The hotel ... More
 
 
 
The Bridge Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £35  41% off
30 Borough Road, SE1 | 11 minutes from Soma Books
Located just south of the River Thames, The Bridge Hotel is the perfect accommodation choice for those wishing to explore the many sights and attractions London ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to Soma Books
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 15 minutes from Soma Books
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
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Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 22 minutes from Soma Books
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
 
 
 
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Stanfords
London > Shopping > Books
12-14 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 33 minutes from Soma Books
Intrepid explorers already know where to travel for the best selection of maps and travel books. Stanfords should be the first pit stop on any journey. ... More
 
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Soma Books
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Mercato Metropolitano
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 12 minutes from Soma Books
At 45,000 square foot, new Italian market Mercato Metropolitano has no shortage of artisanal talent. Housed in a disused paper factory, it brings together bakers, fishmongers, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vintage Vauxhall Antiques Market
London > Shopping > Markets
The Workshop, Lambeth High Street, SE1 | 13 minutes from Soma Books
On the second Saturday of the month Vintage Vauxhall brings together collective of dealers specialising in vintage, antiques, architectural reclamation as well ... More
 
 
 
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Greensmiths Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Soma Books
Greensmiths combines an excellent butcher's (The Ginger Pig), artisan baker's (The Old Post Office Bakery) and Covent Garden Market greengrocer's (Solstice) under one roof - all ... More
 
 
 
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West End Wendies Open Mic
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 23rd Nov, 30th Nov, 7th Dec, 14th Dec and 21st Dec 2017 - 7pm-11pm
Soma Books, 140 Newington Butts, SE11 | 1 minute from Soma Books
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Tourist
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd November 2017 - 7pm
Soma Books, Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, SE17 | 6 minutes from Soma Books
The London-born Will Phillips plays euphoric and melancholic electronica including tracks from his EPs Placid Acid and Tonight....More
 
 
 
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Black Lips
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 24th November 2017 - 6pm-12midnight
Soma Books, 28 New Kent Road, SE1 | 7 minutes from Soma Books
The outfit from Atlanta, Georgia play garage punk rock. With support from Future Of The Left, Warmduscher, Madonnatron and DJ sets by Bo Ningen and PINS....More
 
 
 
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Near Soma Books
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The Artworks Elephant
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 6 minutes from Soma Books
Repositioning refurbished shipping containers as retail spaces and offices for creative startups, The Artworks Elephant turns Elephant and Castle into "the new Shoreditch", according to the ... More
 
 
 
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White Bear Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
138 Kennington Park Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 6 minutes from Soma Books
It's easy to spot who's at the White Bear for the pints and who's there for the Pinter but somehow the two aspects unite comfortably under ... More
 
 
 
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The Coronet Theatre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Soma Books
This 2600-capacity venue hosts some of the most rocking club nights and live music events in town. Starting out life as a Victorian theatre - staging ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Soma Books

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Soma Books
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Cuming Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
151 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 7 minutes from Soma Books
The worldwide collection of the Cuming Family accompanies exhibitions on the history of Southwark (from Roman times to the 19th century) in this unique museum. The ... More
 
 
 
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Soma Books
The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times ... More
 
 
 
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Tibetan Peace Gardens
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Soma Books
Buddhist garden in the grounds of the Imperial War Museum. Located in the ground of the Imperial War Museum, lies this fitting tribute to peace and the ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near Soma Books London?
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Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
140 Newington Butts, Kennington, London SE11 | 1 minute from Soma Books
Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec provides some French flair in the heart of Kensington. Set inside a refurbished English pub, its a traditional bar and brasserie, that hosts ... More
 
 
 
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The Lobster Pot
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
3 Kennington Lane, Kennington, Kennington, London SE11 | 1 minute from Soma Books
French seafood restaurant that puts the kitsch in kitchen. London isn’t particularly renowned for its seafood (nor for that matter is Kennington renowned for its restaurants) but ... More
 
 
 
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Dragon Castle
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
100 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 6 minutes from Soma Books
This impressive Cantonese restaurant is one of the first symbols of the glacially slow regeneration of Elephant & Castle. Occupying the attractive ground floor of one ... More
 
 
 
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Near Soma Books
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Soma Books
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 24 minutes from Soma Books
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 28 minutes from Soma Books
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Soma Books gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 2 minutes from Soma Books
What is the oldest annual sporting event in the world? Where was the Roman Forum? How do I become Lord Mayor? What was (and is!) the ... More
 
 
 
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Kennington Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Kennington Park Road, St. Agnes Place, Kennington, London SE11 | 8 minutes from Soma Books
This much loved open space in the south London borough of Lambeth has two parts; the Victorian Grade II listed park and the park extension to ... More
 
 
 
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Archbishop's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Soma Books
This immaculate 10 acre park is the largest green space on the Southbank. Once part of Lambeth Palaces private gardens, Archbishop Tait originally donated the ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Soma Books.
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The Duchy Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Sancroft Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 7 minutes from Soma Books
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Elephant and Castle Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Newington Causeway Road, SE1 | 8 minutes from Soma Books
After a lengthy closure, the historic Elephant and Castle pub reopened in summer 2016 revealing a re-imagined interior ... More
 
 
 
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The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 16 minutes from Soma Books
The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ... More
 
 
 
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Soma Books clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 6 minutes from Soma Books
A superbly designed two-room club and arts venue that captures the feeling of an illegal party in a squatted industrial space - while still being clean, ... More
 
 
 
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South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 8 minutes from Soma Books
Ten minutes from the nearest tube, in a drab and ugly corner of Oval, sits one of the most surreal nightlife experiences you can have in ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Elba
London > Nightlife > Bars
Rooftop, Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 16 minutes from Soma Books
The first of its kind in the area, Bar Elba is a brand new rooftop cocktail bar in Waterloo. ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Soma Books

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Soma Books.
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Soma Books
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Britain
London > Business > Venue Hire
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 19 minutes from Soma Books
Conference facilities can accomodate up to 1550 people.... More
 
 
 
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London County Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 20 minutes from Soma Books
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Afghanistan: Reflections On Helmand
Exhibitions | Until 26th November 2017 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 7 minutes walk from Soma Books

Objects, photography and video and audio interviews examine the British arrival in Helmand province and how this led to escalated ...More

IWM Short Film Festival
IWM Short Film Festival
Exhibitions | Until 26th November 2017 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 7 minutes walk from Soma Books

Part of the Age of Terror: Art Since 9/11 exhibition, the IWM Short Film Festival showcases a series of imaginative, ...More

 
Age of Terror: Art Since 9/11
Age of Terror: Art Since 9/11
Exhibitions | Until 28th May 2018 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 7 minutes walk from Soma Books

This October, the Imperial War Museum hosts the UK's first major exhibition of artists' responses to war and conflict since ...More

 
London Potters Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 13th December 2017 

Morley Gallery 10 minutes walk from Soma Books

Exhibitions & Art, Crafts....More

Mother Courage And Her Children
Theatre | Until 9th December 2017 

Southwark Playhouse 10 minutes walk from Soma Books

Pulitzer-Prize-winning Tony Kushner's translation of Bertolt Brecht's epic exploration of displacement, war weariness and invisible enemies, directed by Hannah Chissick. ...More

Trestle
Theatre | Until 25th November 2017 

Southwark Playhouse 10 minutes walk from Soma Books

Stewart Pringle's honest and tender exploration of love, ageing and how we choose to live in the face of soaring ...More

Bar Wotever
Theatre | Until 26th December 2017 

Royal Vauxhall Tavern 14 minutes walk from Soma Books

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Bar Wotever
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 19th December 2017 

Royal Vauxhall Tavern 14 minutes walk from Soma Books

A variety show, featuring live music, cabaret, talks, films and spoken word....More

A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
Theatre | Until 20th January 2018 

Old Vic Theatre 15 minutes walk from Soma Books

Rhys Ifans plays penny-pinching miser Ebenezer Scrooge in Matthew Warchus' staging of Charles Dickens' timeless classic at the Old Vic. ...More

 
The Suppliant Women
The Suppliant Women
Theatre | Until 25th November 2017 

The Young Vic 16 minutes walk from Soma Books

Directed by Ramin Gray, the Young Vic presents an adaptation of David Greig's classic story of Aeschylus, which was written ...More

 

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Picasso and The Ballets Russes
Exhibitions | On 14th March 

The Art Workers Guild

Literary & Education, Lecture....More

The Style, Loves and Art of Frida Kahlo
Exhibitions | On 24th May 

The Art Workers Guild

Literary & Education, Lecture....More

Peter Kay
Peter Kay
Comedy | From 13th September 

The O2 Arena

Popular TV personality and comic, Peter Kay, who has given us hit shows Car Share ...More

 
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Comedy | On 6th June 

Hammersmith Apollo

The second of two Hammersmith Apollogigs by comedian ...More

 
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Comedy | On 5th May 

Hammersmith Apollo

Comedian Bill Bailey presents a compendium of travellers' ...More

 
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Comedy | On 12th February 

New Wimbledon Theatre

Comedian Bill Bailey presents a compendium of travellers' ...More

 
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Comedy | From 23rd December 

Shepherd's Bush Empire

A compendium of travellers' tales and the general ...More

 
Ocean Liners: Speed & Style
Ocean Liners: Speed & Style
Exhibitions | From 3rd February 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

Explore the romantic and remarkable age of ocean ...More

 
Lady Windermere's Fan
Lady Windermere's Fan
Theatre | From 12th January 

Vaudeville Theatre

Kathy Burke directs the second salvo of Dominic Dromgoole's Oscar Wilde Season at the Vaudeville, ...More

 
The Open House
The Open House
Theatre | From 18th January 

The Print Room at the Coronet

Former Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Michael Boyd directs Will Eno's drama about ...More

 
Butterscotch Bakery
Butterscotch Bakery
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Over ten years after she founded Bea's of Bloomsbury the Cordon Bleu trained chef, Bea ...More

 
Londrino
Londrino
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Londrino, Leandro Carreira's first standalone restaurant and wine bar, begins with the flavours, traditions and ...More

 
Indian Accent
Indian Accent
Dining 

The only restaurant in India to feature in the World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017, Indian ...More

 
Camden Town Brewery, Enfield
Business 

In May 2017 London craft brewer and makers of Hells Beer, Camden Town Brewery, launched its £30 million modern warehouse brewery in Enfield. ...More

Harry's Dolci
Harry's Dolci
Dining 

An all-day Italian restaurant from the Caprice group, Harry's Dolci emulates the glamour of 1950's ...More

 
Veeno St Paul's
Veeno St Paul's
Drinking 

Italian wine bar Veeno champions Italy's after-work culture of drinking, eating and relaxing....More

 
Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
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Italian wine bar in a listed building in ...More

 
Pickle and Toast
Dining 

Serving grilled cheese sandwiches in Soho, Pickle and Toast is open for breakfast, lunch, evening beers and late bites from dawn till dark....More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
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Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
Jack Solomons Club
Jack Solomons Club
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Soho speakeasy bar on Great Windmill Street with live music, DJs and old school glamour....More

 
Sans Pere Broadway Market
Sans Pere Broadway Market
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Cocktails and desserts, French bistro Sans Pere in Broadway Market has created a menu perfect ...More

 
January in London 2018
January in London 2018
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Mary Stuart transfers to the West End where The Birthday Party gets an all-star ...More

 
Autumn 2016 in London
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No excuse to hide and hibernate with London's impressive calendar of events over the coming months. With frightful Halloween happenings and banging Bonfire Night celebrations, excellent exhibitions and fabulous foodie pop-ups, there's a whole host ...More

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Oktoberfest comes to London this autumn with themed parties popping up all over the ...More

 
 
 
 
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