Waterstone's Oxford Street (West) †

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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.


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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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The Beaumont Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £279† 37% off
8 Balderton Street, Brown Hart Gardens, W1K | 1 minute from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Restaurateurs Jeremy King and Chris Corbin - of The Wolseley, The Ivy and Le Caprice - are behind this boutique hotel overlooking Brown Hart Gardens in ... More
Radisson Blu Edwardian Sussex Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £82† 35% 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
Radisson Blu Edwardian Berkshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £97† 24% off
350 Oxford Street, W1C | 3 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Discreet, muted shades, wood-panelled walls, over 140 carefully designed rooms with free Wi-Fi and a number of airy public spaces in which to relax typify this ... More
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Alternative Books nearest Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)

Nearest to Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
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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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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)

The best shops and markets 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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Events near Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)

Near Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Ongoing
Balraj Khanna: A Retrospective
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 23rd November 2017 to 26th January 2018 - 9.30am-5.30pm
Waterstone's Oxford Street (West), 10 Lees Place, W1K | 3 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
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Alexander Melnikov: Many Pianos
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Wednesday 17th January 2018 - 7.30pm
Waterstone's Oxford Street (West), 36 Wigmore Street, W1U | 5 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
The Russian pianist performs Schubert on a Viennese instrument by Conrad Graf, Chopin and Liszt on a Parisian Erard and Stravinsky's dazzling Petrushka scenes on a ...More
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Sean Lynch: Devil In The Detail
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 24th November 2017 to 20th January 2018 - Various Times
Waterstone's Oxford Street (West), 22 Dering Street, W1S | 6 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
A solo exhibition of works by the acclaimed Irish artist, Sean Lynch, including photographs, sculptures and prints....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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Marble Arch Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Marble Arch, W1C | 5 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Underbelly Productions, in association with Cameron Mackintosh, presents a pop-up theatre in Marble Arch, specifically ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Regent Street Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 8 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
The historic Regent Street Cinema is where the first ever performance of moving images took place. Created by the Lumière brothers, the film was shown as ... More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
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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, Mayfair, London 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, Mayfair, London 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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Restaurants near Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)

What are the best dining options near Waterstone's Oxford Street (West) London?
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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, Mayfair, London 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, Marylebone, London 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, Fitzrovia, London 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)

Waterstone's Oxford Street (West) gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Claridge's Health Club & Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
49 Brook Street, Mayfair, London 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Nightlife near Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)

Waterstone's Oxford Street (West) clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The American Bar at The Beaumont
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Beaumont, 8 Balderton Street, Mayfair, London 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
London > Nightlife > Bars
Selfridges Roof Top, 400 Oxford Street, W1A | 1 minute from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Cocktail king Ryan Chetiyawardana, better known as the award winning Mr Lyan, and his team are bringing the UK's first HOT-TAIL Bar to the rooftop ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Burlock
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 Duke Street, W1U | 2 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
A cavernous rum bar with a party atmosphere, Burlock stocks over 200 of the world's finest rums available under one roof, ... 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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327-329
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391-393
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395-397
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439-441
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494-496
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508-520
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526-528
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214
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242
Zara Ltd.
260
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287
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311
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Quatuor Diotima
Concerts | On 18th January 2018 

Wigmore Hall 5 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street (west)

The ensemble perform works by Szymanowski and Schubert, plus the world premiere of Rebecca Saunders's multi-hued commission for the group....More

Lumiere London
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

Regent Street 10 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street (west)

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Bukolika Piano Trio
Concerts | On 18th January 2018 

Royal Academy Of Music 13 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street (west)

The trio performs Ravel's Sonatine, Messiaen's Theme Et Variations, Debussy's Cello Sonata and Oswaldo Gonzalez's Calligrammes....More

Bernie Marsden And Band
Concerts | On 18th January 2018 

The 100 Club 14 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street (west)

Rock and blues classics from the original guitarist for hard rock outfit UFO and Whitesnake....More

Yazmin Lacey & The Running Circle Band
Concerts | On 18th January 2018 

Pizza Express Dean Street 16 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street (west)

Soulful pop from the Nottingham-based singer-songwriter, with her accompanying musicians....More

Les Miserables
Les Miserables
Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

Queen's Theatre 16 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street (west)

Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by ...More

 
Juan Vesuvius: I Am Your Deejay
Comedy | Until 20th January 2018 

Soho Theatre 16 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street (west)

Part sketch comedy and part historian, New Zealand actor Barnie Duncan channels the spirit of a Venezuelan house DJ with ...More

Comedy Carnival
Comedy | On 18th January 2018 

Bar Rumba 16 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street (west)

The acts appearing are Ben Norris and Nigel Ng, plus MC Pete Jonas....More

Lucky Peterson: Tribute To Jimmy Smith
Concerts | Until 20th January 2018 

Ronnie Scott's 17 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street (west)

The Buffalo-born blues musician plays the music originally composed by the iconic Hammond organ player....More

The Best In Stand Up
Comedy | On 18th January 2018 

Comedy Store 17 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street (west)

Dry, dark wit and offbeat musical parodies from guitar-playing stand-up Andy Askins. Plus Daliso Chaponda, Chris McCausland and Nico Yearwood, ...More

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The contemporary circus troupe Chivaree Circus brings together live music, aerial acrobatics, fire, dance and mime, in a re-imagining of the classic myth of Persephone. After a sell-out ...More

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Theatre | From 28th February 

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Wound Up and Matthew Greenhough's critically acclaimed drama exploring social alienation, radicalisation, disenfranchisement and the rock band Queen....More

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Great Again: The Musical
Theatre | From 24th January 

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Isla Van Tricht's musical which explores the forgotten America that voted for Donald Trump via a tale of two young conservatives becoming politically active in Beavercreek, Ohio during the summer of 2016. Presented by Old ...More

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Theatre | From 15th February 

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The Caravan Theatre at VAULT Festival brings various evocative, humorous and intriguing newly written 20 minute plays to a small intimate audience of nine people max at a time....More

For A Black Girl
Theatre | From 24th January 

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This Is It Theatre presents Nicel Acquah's two-handed drama based on personal experience and verbatim research, which explores staggering consequences of everyday racism....More

Revelations
Theatre | From 31st January 

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Theatre-maker James Rowland tells the story of how he donated his sperm to his best friends and the consequences. Co-created with Daniel Goldman....More

Think Of England
Theatre | From 7th February 

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Anonymous Is A Woman tell the story of war office employees Bette and Vera who have been employed to send the young men off to war, having experienced all of life's pleasures. Written by Madeline ...More

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Comedy | On 14th February 

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A stand-up comedy show which will leave you feeling slightly less lonely this Valentine's Day....More

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ELSA
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A musical mash-up of comedy and storytelling ELSA, Isobel Rogers' debut show, uses character comedy, ...More

 
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