Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)

ADDRESS
421 Oxford Street, Mayfair, London W1C 2PQ†
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Sat 9:00 - 21:00, Sun 12:00 - 18:00

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Waterstone's, one of the largest high street booksellers in the UK, is a relative newcomer on the block. It first opened in Old Brompton Road, London, in 1982 and now its flagship store resides at what used to be Simpsons of Piccadilly - the iconic menswear department store. Its winning formula is the 3 for 2 offers, endless supply of current pulp fiction and the sheer mass of books neatly displayed on the never ending shelves. It's a formula that has the purists - and plenty of authors - shaking their heads and, in extreme cases, inciting boycotts. With more than 300 stores on our high streets it is difficult to avoid this giant. However when you want to pop in for a beach read, to stock up on your university reading list or the latest biography it couldn't be more comfortable or convenient.

Opening and closing times for Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)

Today (Tuesday) Waterstone's Oxford Street (West) closes at 20.00

Monday:

9.00
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20.00

Tuesday:

9.00
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20.00

Wednesday:

9.00
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20.00

Thursday:

9.00
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20.00

Friday:

9.00
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20.00

Saturday:

9.00
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20.00

Sunday:

11.00
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17.00

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Bond Street Tube Station
2 minutes walk
Marble Arch Tube Station
5 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Marylebone Railway Station
15 minutes walk
Paddington Railway Station
21 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Welbeck Street NCP
4 minutes walk
Millennium Mayfair NCP
4 minutes walk

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Hotels near Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)

Near Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £134† 39% off
Grosvenor Square, W1K | 2 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
It is all in the detail at this plush hotel with fluffy pillows, marble bathrooms and heated towel racks adding to the experience. Once a stately ... More
Radisson Blu Edwardian Sussex Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £52† 42% off
19-25 Granville Place, W1H | 3 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Smart and modern with slate floors and a unique leather reception area, the Sussex is one of Radisson's more contemporary hotels. Italian designer influences are evident ... More
Go Native Apartments Mayfair
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £133† 23% off
10 Lees Place, W1K | 3 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Part of the historic Grosvenor Estate, this beautiful Georgian building is Go Natives latest premium property. A 300 year-old mews in Mayfair, it has been sympathetically ... More
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Alternative Books nearest Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)

Nearest to Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
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Bernard J Shapero Rare Books
London > Shopping > Books
32 St George Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 8 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Specialists in travel, natural history and English literature with an extensive range of colour plate books ranging from sport, children's interest, architecture and economics.... More
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Maggs Brothers
London > Shopping > Books
50 Berkely Square, Mayfair, London W1J | 8 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Established in 1853, Maggs Bros. Ltd., is one of the world's oldest and largest dealers in antiquarian, first edition, autograph and rare books. Books are divided ... More
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Daunt Books Marylebone
London > Shopping > Books
83 Marylebone High Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 9 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Smooth wood panelling, streams of natural light bursting through a large, pitched glass roof - as soon as you enter Daunt Books on Marylebone High Street ... More
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Shopping near Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)

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Celine
London > Shopping > Clothing
Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Clothing ... More
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Ordning & Reda
London > Shopping > Office Supply
Selfridges, Ground Floor 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Simple and elegant, Ordning & Reda's range of self-designed Swedish paper products will put the feel-good factor back in your letter-writing life. And if you ... More
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Selfridges
London > Shopping > Department Stores
400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 1 minute from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Don't be fooled into thinking that this huge department store is simply a Mecca for commercialism and shopaholics. Selfridges has a truly fascinating history that supports ... More
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Near Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
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Treasure Of The Month: The Circumcision: Christian Dietrich, C. 1739 - 1774: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Tuesday 27th January 2015 - 1pm-2pm
Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, W1U | 5 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Christoph Vogtherr, The Wallace Collection's Director discusses the artist's painting....More
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Cats: The Musical
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 6th December 2014 to 25th April 2015
London Palladium, 8 Argyll Street, W1F | 10 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Following a successful return at the beginning of December 2014, Cats, Andrew Lloyd Webber's long-running musical based on TS Eliot's 'Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats' ...More
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Debussy Sonatas
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Tuesday 27th January 2015 - 1.05pm
Royal Academy Of Music, Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 13 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
A performance featuring Anna Orlik violin, Yi-Shing Cheng piano and the Aurora Trio playing Debussy's Sonata for violin and piano, Sonata for cello and piano and ...More
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Entertainment near Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)

Near Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
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Wigmore Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
36 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Built by the Bechstein piano company in 1901, this grandiose concert hall is regarded by many as London's best venue for chamber and solo performances. Wigmore ... More
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The Screen on Baker Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
96-98 Baker Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 10 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Two intimate screening rooms, plush seating and high-tech facilities make The Screen on Baker Street a good choice for film lovers in the area. Tucked away ... More
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London Palladium
London > Entertainment > Theatres
8 Argyll Street, Soho, London W1F | 10 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
For those who owned televisions in the 1950s and 1960s, the London Palladium is quite simply the most famous variety theatre in the world. Stars who ... More
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Oxford Street
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1C | 3 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
With over 200 million visitors a year, more than 300 shops and 5 million square feet of retail space, Oxford Street lays claim to being London's ... More
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Gallery Elena Shchukina
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
10 Lees Place, W1K | 3 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Gallery Elena Shchukina opens 24th September 2013. Artist and curator Elena Shchukina is launching an eponymous space in Mayfair this September that will challenge the trend ... More
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Michael Werner Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
22 Upper Brook Street, W1K | 5 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
The Michael Werner Gallery, a New York gallery that has a "small but stellar roster of serious painters" (Financial Times), adds to its existing galleries in ... More
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Spaghetti House
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
74 Duke Street, Mayfair, , Mayfair, London W1K | 1 minute from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Running since 1955, Spaghetti House was set up by Northern Italians Lorenzo Fraquelli and Simone Lavarni and it still regarded as a family business. After opening ... More
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Yo! Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
For anyone who needs a fast, healthy lunch Yo! Sushi is the place to go. Its conveyor belt service means you've always got plenty of choice, ... More
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The Colony Grill Room
London > Restaurants >
The Beaumont, 8 Balderton Street, W1K | 1 minute from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
As you'd expect from Corbin and King, the duo behind Le Caprice, The Ivy, The Wolseley, The Delaunay - essentially a string of top London restaurants ... More
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Education near Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)

Near Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 6 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 6 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 9 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
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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Leisure near Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)

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Brown Hart Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Duke Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 1 minute from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
This beautiful garden just off Oxford Street and close to Selfridges occupies an unlikely position - above an electricity sub-station. Brown Hart Gardens were re-opened in ... More
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Claridge's Health Club & Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
49 Brook Street, W1K | 4 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Found on the top floor of Claridge's, the Health Club & Spa provides the chance to enjoy relaxing treatments while looking across London. In the spa, ... More
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Nyumba
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6-7 Mount Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 5 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Presided over by the outrageous, extravagant artist Michael Charalambous, Nyumba is not so much a unisex salon as a place of rest and relaxation, boasting some ... More
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Pubs near Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)

The best pubs near London Waterstone's Oxford Street (West).
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Punch Bowl
London > Nightlife > Pubs
41 Farm Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 7 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Famous for its famous owner, the Punch Bowl became a celebrity hang-out when Guy Ritchie split up with Madonna. The director of 'Lock, Stock & Two ... More
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The Only Running Footman
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
5 Charles Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 9 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
One of two venues belonging to The Meredith Group who also run The Portman in Portman Village, The Only Running Footman is a popular pub, restaurant ... More
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Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 11 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Built in 1882 this gorgeous Victorian pub could be the perfect spot for a night out, if you can find it, that is. Very close to ... More
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The American Bar at The Beaumont
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Beaumont, 8 Balderton Street, W1K | 1 minute from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Like the rest of The Beaumont hotel it sits within, The American Bar is Art Deco in style - and what a style. It's the sort ... More
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Chakana
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
23 Orchard Street, W1H | 3 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
David Beckham, One Direction and Pixie Lott have all partied at Chakana, a late-night Inca-inspired lounge bar brought to you by Nick House, the entrepreneur behind ... More
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The Coburg Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Connaught Hotel, Mayfair, London W1K | 5 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Beyond the doormen in top hats and white gloves outside The Connaught hotel there are two outstanding bars, the second of which is the swish Coburg ... More
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Meeting venue hire near Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Waterstone's Oxford Street (West).
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Claridge's
London > Business > Venue Hire
Brook Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1K | 4 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
... More
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The Wallace Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
... More
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The Dorchester Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
54 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K | 9 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
One of the most famous hotels in England, The Dorchester is a stunning Art Deco curve, overlooking the expanses of the Royal Parks. This is the ... More

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