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

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Victoria Railway Station
4 minutes walk
Charing Cross Railway Station
20 minutes walk
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Semley Place NCP
10 minutes walk
Carrington Street NCP
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The Rubens at the Palace Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £149† 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 £289† 41% 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 Nadler Victoria Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £66† 32% off
10 Palace Place, SW1E | 1 minute from The Library
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... 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
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Ebury Wine Bar & Restaurant
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
139 Ebury Street, Victoria, London SW1W | 8 minutes from The Library
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About Thyme
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
82 Wilton Road, Victoria, London SW1V | 8 minutes from The Library
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Old Master's Carvery and Grill
London > Restaurants >
39 Buckingham Palace Road, Westminster, London 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
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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
Shot Espresso, Victoria
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
10 Bressenden Place, SW1E | 1 minute from The Library
With Allpress coffee and Antipodean-style breakfasts, Shot Espresso is a café, deli and aperitif bar all rolled into one. Taking the best ... More
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35mm: A Musical Exhibition
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 18th to 30th September 2017 - Various Times
The Library, 12 Palace Street, SW1E | 1 minute from The Library
Ryan Scott Oliver's musical that is inspired by Broadway photographer Matthew Murphy's images. Directed by Adam Lenson....More
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Wicked
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 1st August - 1st December 2018
The Library, 17 Wilton Road, Victoria, London SW1V | 3 minutes from The Library
Prepare to see Glinda the Good Witch and the Wicked Witch of the West in a whole new light after going to see Wicked, currently showing ...More
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Royal Gifts
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 22nd July to 1st October 2017
The Library, Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | 4 minutes from The Library
During 2016 alone, The Queen carried out over 300 official engagements. On each of these occasions a gift was given or exchanged. After a 65-year reign, ...More
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The Other Palace
London > Entertainment > Theatres
12 Palace Street, SW1E | 1 minute from The Library
Formerly the St. James Theatre, The Other Palace officially opens its doors in February 2017, as part of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Really ... More
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The Other Palace 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 the public in September ... More
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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
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Library
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Nova Victoria
London > Attractions > Sights
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 2 minutes from The Library
An architecturally striking development opposite Victoria mainline railway station , Nova Victoria is an ultra ... More
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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
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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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The best shops and markets near The Library
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Cardinal Place Shopping Centre
London > Shopping > Shopping Centres
Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E5JD | 2 minutes from The Library
Cardinal Place is a snazzy modern shopping venue in Victoria. Housed under a curvaceous, new-age glass capsule it has become something of a visual icon in ... More
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William Curley, Harrods
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, Westminster, London 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
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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
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 22 minutes from The Library
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London 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
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London 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
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Big Bus Company
London > Leisure > 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
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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
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Frame Victoria
London > Leisure >
129 Wilton Road, SW1V | 6 minutes from The Library
Putting the fun into fitness, Frame doesn't do pounding the treadmill. Instead of the (guilt-inducing, unused) monthly gym membership, Frame has a drop-in, ... More
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Greenwood
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 2 minutes from The Library
A large two floor pub within the Nova Victoria development, Greenwood offers so much more than just beer. As well as a large central bar and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, Westminster, London 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
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The Library clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Leopard Champagne & Cocktail Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
41 Hotel London, 41 Buckingham Palace Road, Westminster, London 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
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The Goring Bar and Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Beeston Place, Victoria, London 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
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Library.
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Thomas Cubitt
London > Business > Venue Hire
44 Elizabeth St, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 9 minutes from The Library
... More
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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
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Royal Horticultural Halls: The Lindley Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
80 Vincent Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 9 minutes from The Library
This architecturally unique venue boasts two halls and a conference centre. Lindley Hall, overlooking leafy Vincent Square, is a popular venue for corporate events. Since it ... More
 
 

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A small exhibition at The Photographers' Gallery, Food For Being Looked At explores the new social appetite for food photography. ...More

 
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Getty Images Gallery 2 minutes walk from The Library

A new exhibition at the Getty Images Gallery, Indian Treasures marks the 70th anniversary of India's independence from Britain. The ...More

 
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Fashion Space Gallery, London College Of Fashion 3 minutes walk from The Library

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Victoria Miro Mayfair 4 minutes walk from The Library

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Sartoria 4 minutes walk from The Library

In the heart of Mayfair, Sartoria's sunny terrace is festooned with lemon garlands and lemon trees, bringing a piece of ...More

 
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Samantha Bittman: Shift
Exhibitions | Until 28th September 2017 

Ronchini Gallery 5 minutes walk from The Library

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Music | On 22nd September 2017 

The 100 Club 5 minutes walk from The Library

A tribute to American rock band Devo....More

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Frith Street Gallery 5 minutes walk from The Library

An exhibition of sculpture and works on paper immersed in the legacies of minimalism and conceptualism, all while experimenting with ...More

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