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The Rubens at The Palace, Westminster, 39 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0PS 
 
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Victoria Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
St James's Park Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Victoria Railway Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Semley Place NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
Carrington Street NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotels near The Library

Near The Library
The Rubens at the Palace Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £159  30% off
39 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | Same location as The Library
This is as close to Buckingham Palace as you can get. It's also nearby Victoria station which is not quite as glamorous but very convenient. There ... More
 
 
 
41 Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £282  34% off
41 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | Same location as The Library
The tenth best hotel in Europe (according to New Yorker's tourist Bible 'Travel and Leisure') is so close to Buckingham Palace you can almost hear the ... More
 
 
 
The Goring Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £133  35% off
Beeston Place, SW1W | 2 minutes from The Library
A trip back into a quieter, more civil age, the Goring hotel is still in the hands of the family who have run it since 1910, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Vincent Rooms
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Kingsway College, Vincent Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 6 minutes from The Library
Though you might expect a restaurant where the cooking is done by students (from the next door Westminster Kingsway College) to be a bit Russian roulette, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ebury Wine Bar & Restaurant
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
139 Ebury Street, Victoria, London SW1W | 8 minutes from The Library
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
About Thyme
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
82 Wilton Road, Victoria, London SW1V | 8 minutes from The Library
... More
 
 
 
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Dining near The Library

Near The Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Old Master's Carvery and Grill
London > Restaurants >
39 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | Same location as The Library
Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner in a traditional setting with elegant high ornate ceilings and chandeliers, Old Masters Carvery is the ideal restaurant for fine dining. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
BBar & Restaurant
London > Restaurants >
43 Buckingham Palace Road, Westminster, London SW1W | 1 minute from The Library
Bbar restaurant and bar is located opposite Buckingham Palace Royal Mews, and minutes away from Victoria station and its surrounding theatres. The distinctly South African-influenced Bbar ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Carrara Restaurant at the St James Theatre
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
12 Palace Street, SW1E | 1 minute from The Library
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near The Library

Near The Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Billy Elliot
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd March 2005 to 19th December 2015
Victoria Palace Theatre, Victoria Street, Victoria, London SW1E | 2 minutes from The Library
Winner of BBC Radio 2 Audience Olivier Award 2013. This tale of a boy from a mining community who wants to become a dancer is even ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wicked
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st August 2010 to 21st March 2015 - Various Times
Apollo Victoria Theatre, 17 Wilton Road, Victoria, London SW1V | 3 minutes from The Library
'The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz' introduces us to some very familiar characters, years before they met Dorothy. One of them is a clever, ...More
 
 
 
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Royal Mews Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 30th March 2014
Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | 4 minutes from The Library
The Royal Mews forms part of Buckingham Palace and houses the carriages and horses used by the Queen and the Royal Family for State and ceremonial ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Library

Near The Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St James Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
12 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 1 minute from The Library
Billed by its operators as 'the first newly built central London theatre in 30 years', St James Theatre opens to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Palace Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Victoria Street, Victoria, London SW1E | 2 minutes from The Library
The exterior of the Victoria Palace is among the most impressive of any theatre in London. Before the advent of air travel, the giant arch, dome ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Westminster Cathedral
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
42 Francis Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 6 minutes from The Library
Neo-Byzantine Roman Catholic church. London’s only example of neo-Byzantine architecture and principal Roman Catholic Church, offers a magnificent campanile that emerges 274 feet into the sky. While ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near The Library

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Big Bus Company
London > Attractions > Sightseeing Tours
48 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London SW1W | 2 minutes from The Library
The Big Bus Company tour takes you to all of London's famous landmarks and reveals the capital's colourful 2,000-year history. The tour offers you a choice ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Birdcage Walk, SW1A | 4 minutes from The Library
Once Buckingham Palace's resident chapel, the Queen's Gallery was opened in 1962 and holds regularly changing exhibitions. It allows the general public glimpses of rarely seen ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Buckingham Palace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | 4 minutes from The Library
England's most famous royal palace, and the official residence of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace opens the doors of its State Rooms to the public every ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Library

The best shops and markets near The Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
William Curley, Harrods
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, SW1X | 6 minutes from The Library
The William Curley chocolate empire continues to swell with the opening of the patissier and chocolatier's latest concession in Harrods. Curley has worked with ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cornucopia
London > Shopping > Clothing
12 Upper Tachbrook Street, Victoria, London SW1V | 7 minutes from The Library
This prized vintage shop, in business for 40 years and bursting at the seams with a mixed bag of period clothing, is sadly closing down. Due ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Erickson Beamon
London > Shopping > Jewellery
38 Elizabeth Street, Victoria, London SW1W | 9 minutes from The Library
Beamon is an inspired designer who offers subtly pretty and fabulously stylish jewellery, eyecatching but not overpowering. The company is much lauded for its work with ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near The Library

Near The Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 24 minutes from The Library
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 25 minutes from The Library
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 27 minutes from The Library
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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Leisure near The Library

The Library gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Retreat at Harrods
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
5th Floor, Harrods, Westminster, London SW1X | 6 minutes from The Library
Surely one of the most desirable places to spoil yourself rotten - the Urban Retreat flagship spa sits ever so prettily on the top floor of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Argonauts
London > Leisure > Extreme Sports
Queen Mother Sports Centre, Vauxhall Bridge Road, Victoria, London SW1V | 7 minutes from The Library
This friendly, professional diving club based in Central London has been running for 30 years, and is now based at the Queen Mother Sports centre which ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Green Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 8 minutes from The Library
Although many of the parks in London are officially owned by the sovereign, it is the four central London parks (one of which is Green Park) ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Library

The best pubs near London The Library.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, SW1H | 9 minutes from The Library
Two minutes away from Parliament Square and the Cabinet warm rooms, the Two Chairmen Public House is an olde worlde pub that retains a number of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Pantechnicon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
10 Motcomb Street, Belgravia, London SW1X | 11 minutes from The Library
From the people who brought us The Thomas Cubitt gastropub comes this Motcomb Street venture with a ground floor bar and two ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 11 minutes from The Library
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near The Library

The Library clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leopard Champagne & Cocktail Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
41 Hotel London, 41 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | Same location as The Library
A private bar for discerning guests at the five star 41 hotel and adjoining sister property The Rubens at the Palace, the Leopard Champagne & Cocktail ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cask & Glass
London > Nightlife > Bars
39 - 41 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 2 minutes from The Library
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Goring Bar and Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Beeston Place, SW1W | 2 minutes from The Library
With deep red walls, a carpeted floor, leather chairs and a roaring log fire, The Goring Bar and Lounge is the epitome of opulence. Run by ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near The Library

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Library.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thomas Cubitt
London > Business > Venue Hire
44 Elizabeth St, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 9 minutes from The Library
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Horticultural Halls and Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
80 Vincent Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 9 minutes from The Library
The architecturally unique Royal Horticultural Halls boasts two halls and a conference centre. Lindley Hall overlooking leafy Vincent Square is a popular venue for corporate events. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lanesborough a St. Regis Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hyde Park Corner, Westminster, Belgravia, London SW1X | 9 minutes from The Library
Capturing the style of an exquisite early 19th-century residence, this esteemed establishment is wonderfully elegant and upmarket. Offering an exclusive personalised service, every guest is ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Invade My Privacy: Lucy Dixon And Howard Samuel
Theatre | On 21st September 2014 

St James Theatre 1 minute walk from The Library

Dixon and Samuel reveal their capacity for bittersweet emotion through music in an entirely new collection of material from the ...More

Sunday In The Apartment
Theatre | On 21st September 2014 

St James Theatre 1 minute walk from The Library

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Royal Mews Tickets
Royal Mews Tickets
Attraction | Next performance 21st September 2014 

Royal Mews 4 minutes walk from The Library

The Royal Mews forms part of Buckingham Palace and houses the carriages and horses used by the Queen and the ...More

 
The First Georgians: Art and Monarchy 1714-1760
The First Georgians: Art and Monarchy 1714-1760
Exhibitions | Until 12th October 2014 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 4 minutes walk from The Library

Marking the 300th anniversary of the beginning of the Georgian era, T he First Georgians: Art and Monarchy 1714-1760 ...More

 
Royal Childhood
Royal Childhood
Kids Events | Until 28th September 2014 

Buckingham Palace 4 minutes walk from The Library

The eagerly awaited announcement of the birth of Prince George of Cambridge at 4.24pm on 22nd July 2013 is one ...More

 
Buckingham Palace Tickets - Summer Opening
Buckingham Palace Tickets - Summer Opening
Tours | Until 28th September 2014 

Buckingham Palace 4 minutes walk from The Library

Every summer inquisitive visitors get the chance to look round Buckingham Palace and admire the interiors of the principal royal ...More

 
Adams Antiques Fairs
Exhibitions | On 21st September 2014 

Royal Horticultural Halls and Conference Centre 6 minutes walk from The Library

Adams Antiques Fairs returns this Sunday with over 140 stands of quality antiques and vintage items to the historic Horticultural ...More

We Will Remember Them: London's Great War Memorials
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2014 

Wellington Arch 9 minutes walk from The Library

Commemorating the First World War, English Heritage presents We Will Remember Them: London's Great War Memorials at The Quadriga Gallery, ...More

Songsmiths Present “Journeys”
Concerts | On 21st September 2014 

St John's Smith Square 14 minutes walk from The Library

Songsmiths Nicky Spence, Marcus Farnsworth and Audrey Hyland perform songs about journeys, including Vaughan Williams, Britten, Schubert, Buxton Orr, Faure ...More

Radical Geometry: Modern Art of South America from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection
Exhibitions | Until 28th September 2014 

Royal Academy of Arts 15 minutes walk from The Library

This exhibition in The Sackler Wing of the Royal Academy of Arts explores the art produced between the 1930s and ...More

 
 
 
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