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Waterloo East Railway Station
 
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Elephant and Castle NCP
 
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    The Bridge Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £24  38% off
    30 Borough Road, SE1 | 11 minutes from Soma Books
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    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £77  24% off
    157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 13 minutes from Soma Books
    Situated just a five minute walk from London Waterloo Station, the Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo is nearby to many central London locations, with the London ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £50  39% off
    118-120 Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 | 13 minutes from 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
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    Stanfords
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    12-14 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 33 minutes from Soma Books
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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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    I Knit London
    London > Shopping > Clothing
    106 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 15 minutes from Soma Books
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    London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
    77 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 16 minutes from Soma Books
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    Four Femmes On The Thames
    London > Events > Music  Dates: Saturday 29th August 2015 - 9.30pm-11.30pm
    Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec, 140 Newington Butts, SE11 | 1 minute from Soma Books
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    The Playboy Of The Western World
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 12th to 29th August 2015 - Various Times
    Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Soma Books
    A stranger staggers into a bar and boldly claims he has killed his own father. JM Synge's savagely witty drama draws the audience into the sleepy ...More
     
     
     
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    Ministry of Sound, 103 Gaunt Street, SE1 | 10 minutes from 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
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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
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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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    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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    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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    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
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    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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    Surrey County Cricket Club
    London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
    The Brit Insurance Oval, Kennington, Kennington, London SE11 | 14 minutes from Soma Books
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    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    63 Sancroft Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 7 minutes from Soma Books
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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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    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    160 Union Street, SE1 | 17 minutes from Soma Books
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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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    Union Street Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 17 minutes from Soma Books
    A local urban living room found beneath Union Street Cafe in Borough, Union Street Bar is Gordon Ramsay's first destination bar. Open until 2am on Thursday, ... More
     
     
     
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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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    Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 20 minutes from Soma Books
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    Exhibitions | Until 26th September 2015 

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    The Coronet Theatre 7 minutes walk from Soma Books

    Guests and residents supply house, dance and electro....More

    Peter Kennard: Unofficial War Artist
    Peter Kennard: Unofficial War Artist
    Exhibitions | Until 30th May 2016 

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

    A summary of a career spanning 50 years, Peter Kennard: Unofficial War Artist shows the imagery this political activist has ...More

     
    Visions of War Above and Below
    Visions of War Above and Below
    Exhibitions | Until 25th September 2016 

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

    A long-running exhibition at the Imperial War Museum, on display from 2nd April 2015 until 25th September 2016, Visions of ...More

     
    Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street Style
    Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street Style
    Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

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

    Gas-mask handbags, blackout buttons and siren suits are not items considered fashionable today but in post-war Britain these were the ...More

     
    First World War Galleries
    First World War Galleries
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

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

    Visitors will discover the story of the First World War when IWM London re-opens on 19th July 2014 with new ...More

     
    Todd Terje
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    Ministry of Sound 10 minutes walk from Soma Books

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    Duckie
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th November 2015 

    Royal Vauxhall Tavern 14 minutes walk from Soma Books

    Resident DJs Readers Wifes spin pop and indie, hosted by Amy Lame....More

    Adventures in Wonderland
    Adventures in Wonderland
    Kids Events | Until 31st August 2015 

    The Vaults, Arch 233 17 minutes walk from Soma Books

    Further to the main adult show, Alice's Adventures Underground, the Vaults under Waterloo will also host a children's production in ...More

     
     
     
     
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