Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)  

 
 
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421 Oxford Street, Mayfair, London W1C 2PQ
 
 
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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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Bond Street Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Marble Arch Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
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Railway Stations

 
Marylebone Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Paddington Railway Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
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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 £273  31% 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
 
 
 
Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £113  28% 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 £82  41% 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
 
 
 
 
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Books etc
London > Shopping > Books
421 Oxford Street, Mayfair, London W1C | Same location as Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
A fine chain of bookshops, usually occupying smaller premises than Waterstones. Regularly has impressive reductions on new titles, and carries a fairly broad stock. ... More
 
 
 
WH Smith
London > Shopping > Books
Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, Fitzrovia, London W1A | 1 minute from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
A branch of Smiths is a fixture of practically every high street up and down the country. The chain sells stationery, magazines, books, greeting cards, gifts, ... More
 
 
 
Pip Printing
London > Shopping > Books
33 North Row, Mayfair, London W1K | 2 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Printers and Lithographers ... More
 
 
 
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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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Brief Encounter: Royal Mistresses
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 27th September 2016 - 1pm-1.20pm
Waterstone's Oxford Street (West), Hertford House, Manchester Square, W1U | 5 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Talk given by Gabrielle Verrall....More
 
 
 
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Amatis Piano Trio
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 27th September 2016 - 7.30pm
Waterstone's Oxford Street (West), 36 Wigmore Street, W1U | 5 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
The current holder of the Parkhouse Award present a performance of Schubert's Piano Trio In E Flat and Shostakovich's Piano Trio No 1 In C Minor ...More
 
 
 
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Old Masters/New Masters
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th, 28th and 29th September 2016 - 11am-1.30pm
Waterstone's Oxford Street (West), Hertford House, Manchester Square, W1U | 5 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
Learn how works of art made in different periods begin to make more sense when seen side by side....More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
Underneath Marble Arch
London > Entertainment >
Marble Arch, Marylebone, London W1H | 5 minutes from 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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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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Near Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
West London College
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Parliament Home, 35 North Row, Mayfair, London W1K | 1 minute from 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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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, 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
 
 
 
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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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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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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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Duke of Wellington
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94a Crawford Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 11 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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Chakana
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
23 Orchard Street, Marylebone, London 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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Selfridges and Co
London > Business > Venue Hire
400 Oxford Street, Fitzrovia, London W1A | 1 minute from 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)
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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)
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Aladdin
Aladdin
Theatre | Until 11th February 2017 

Prince Edward Theatre 7 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street (west)

The Broadway hit from the producer of The Lion King, Aladdin arrives in London in summer 2016. The story of ...More

 
Live From Salon Noir
Concerts | Until 4th April 2017 

L'Escargot 7 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street (west)

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Ruby Sings
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th September 2016 

Ronnie Scott's 7 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street (west)

Showcasing an eclectic mix of musical styles, ranging from R&B to contemporary jazz and modern popular music performed by emerging, ...More

The Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon
Theatre | Until 15th October 2016 

Prince of Wales Theatre 8 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street (west)

Creators of Southpark (Trey Parker and Matt Stone) have turned their satirical eyes to the cheery world of musicals. With ...More

 
Les Miserables
Les Miserables
Theatre | Until 4th March 2017 

Queen's Theatre 8 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

 
Girls
Theatre | Until 29th October 2016 

Soho Theatre 8 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street (west)

Teenage best friends Tisana, Ruhab and Haleema are kidnapped from their hometown in Nigeria and must find their own ways ...More

Larry Dean: Farcissist
Comedy | On 27th September 2016 

Soho Theatre 8 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street (west)

Off the back of a break up the Glaswegian Amused Moose Comedy Award winner tries to examine who he is ...More

Two Man Show
Theatre | Until 1st October 2016 

Soho Theatre 8 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street (west)

Abbi and Helen make a show about man and men. John and John hear people say that men have all ...More

Stewart Lee: Content Provider
Comedy | Until 28th September 2016 

Soho Theatre 8 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street (west)

After four years writing and performing 12 half hours of stand up for his TV show, this is work in ...More

Turn Up Tuesdays
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 31st October 2016 

Bar Rumba 8 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street (west)

A student party night with cheap drinks....More

 
 
 
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