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    The Ampersand Hotel
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £128  21% off
    10 Harrington Road, SW7 | 1 minute from Book Ends
    Discover The Ampersand Hotel, this 111 room boutique hotel combines contemporary design, service, food and technology within a building dating back to 1888. The rooms are ... More
     
     
     
    The Gainsborough Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  31% off
    7-11 Queensberry Place, SW7 | 3 minutes from Book Ends
    The Gainsborough combines the attractive style of bygone days with an easy informality and excellent service. There are 48 ensuite bedrooms, each has been individually designed ... More
     
     
     
    The Exhibitionist Hotel
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £158  33% off
    8-10 Queensberry Place, SW7 | 3 minutes from Book Ends
    The hotel is a very charming Victorian property bringing you the times of an era gone by. A 4 star boutique hotel with 36 bedrooms all ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Sotheby's
    London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
    34-35 New Bond Street, Fitzrovia, London W1A | 2.3 miles from Book Ends
    Founded in 1774, Sotheby's is the world’s oldest art auction house. Sales today command record sums for items. Notable sales range from 'Danseuse au Repos' ... More
     
     
     
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    Bond Street Antiques Centre
    London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
    124 New Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 34 minutes from Book Ends
    Internationally renowned for silver and jewellery, vintage watches and object d’art. 25 dealers offer their finds, including N Bloom & Son - a well known specialist ... More
     
     
     
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    Christie's Fine Art Auctioneers
    London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
    8 King Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 34 minutes from Book Ends
    Established in 1776, Christie’s holds sales ranging from Old Masters to the contemporary arts. In 1990 it broke all records with the sale Van Gogh’s Portrait ... More
     
     
     
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    La Cave a Fromage
    London > Shopping > Delicatessens
    24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Book Ends
    In true French style, this chic cheese shop piles its wares high and stinking, with no fridges, or glass barriers to stop customers getting in for ... More
     
     
     
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    Gilding the Lily
    London > Shopping > Florists
    Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Book Ends
    Superior florist directly opposite South Kensington Tube Station. They sell flowers to the great and good of this area and as you might expect, this means ... More
     
     
     
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    Moxon's
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    17 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Book Ends
    Fishmonger Robin Moxon is regarded as one of the best suppliers of fish in London and is all too familiar with early morning trips to Billingsgate ... More
     
     
     
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    In Black And White: Prints And Posters From Africa And The Diaspora
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 29th November 2014 to 6th July 2015 - Various Times
    Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from Book Ends
    Prints, posters, photographs, books and artefacts highlighting the important role of the printed medium when addressing social and political issues....More
     
     
     
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    Chamber Essentials: Music For Woodwind
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 6th July 2015 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
    Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Book Ends
    Students perform Glazunov Saxophone Quartet, Prokofiev Vision Fugitives and Rimsky-Korsakov's Quintet In B Flat Major For Piano, Flute, Clarinet, Horn And Bassoon....More
     
     
     
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    Declan Zapala
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 6th July 2015 - 8pm
    Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 9 minutes from Book Ends
    Watford-born virtuoso guitarist fuses classical and contemporary styles....More
     
     
     
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    Cine Lumiere
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Book Ends
    The Cine Lumiere is a shining beacon for all fans of European and World cinema. Attached to the Institut Francais, its programme is varied and intelligent, ... More
     
     
     
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    Science Museum IMAX
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Book Ends
    The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
     
     
     
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    Royal College of Music
    London > Entertainment > Classical Music
    Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Book Ends
    The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
     
     
     
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    Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Book Ends
    The Victoria and Albert Museum (or V & A as everyone calls it) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. ... More
     
     
     
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    Natural History Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Book Ends
    The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
     
     
     
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    Science Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Book Ends
    The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done ... More
     
     
     
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    Thai Square - Exhibition
    London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
    19 Exhibition Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Book Ends
    One of the smallest restaurants in the Thai Square group, this intimate space has enough room to seat 48 people. The standard Thai cusine includes favourites ... More
     
     
     
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    Casa Brindisa
    London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
    7 - 9 Exhibition Road, SW7 | 1 minute from Book Ends
    Spanish Cuisine... More
     
     
     
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    Le Pain Quotidien
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    15-17 Exhibition Road, SW7 | 1 minute from Book Ends
    It all started with a loaf. Not just any loaf. Belgian chef Alain Coumont was intent on creating the perfect mix of water, flour and salt. ... More
     
     
     
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    Dana Centre
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Book Ends
    There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
     
     
     
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    The London School of Painting and Drawing
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 16 minutes from Book Ends
    Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
     
     
     
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    The LookOut, Hyde Park
    London > Education > Other Attractions
    Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 18 minutes from Book Ends
    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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    G-Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Book Ends
    Downstairs from LA Fitness (keep going past the people who look like they're about to die on the running machines) you'll find G-Spa. A world away ... More
     
     
     
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    Lush Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 11 minutes from Book Ends
    More than just a skincare shop, this branch of Lush on the Kings Road houses the Lush Spa. An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose ... More
     
     
     
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    Space NK
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    40 Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 12 minutes from Book Ends
    The Knightsbrige branch of Space NK in Hans Crescent, right next to Harrods, is especially appealing - not only does it sell desirable toiletries, chic ... More
     
     
     
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    The Admiral Codrington
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Book Ends
    Affectionately referred to as "the Cod", this Knightsbridge boozer-come-gastropub has acquired a reputation for serving high quality, modern food in no-fuss, sleek surroundings. If you do ... More
     
     
     
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    The Enterprise
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Book Ends
    Bar ... More
     
     
     
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    The Duke of Clarence
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, SW5 | 9 minutes from Book Ends
    Gastropub... More
     
     
     
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    Barts
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Book Ends
    Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
     
     
     
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    Evans & Peel Detective Agency
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 16 minutes from Book Ends
    Taking the speakeasy trend to another level, the Evans & Peel Detective Agency is a bar moonlighting as fully functioning detective company. The basement bar can ... More
     
     
     
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    Babylon at the Roof Gardens
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 17 minutes from Book Ends
    Richard Branson's rooftop restaurant-come-nightclub at Kensington Roof Gardens is a favourite with the glam girls of Kensington, who can be seen at all hours sipping cocktails ... More
     
     
     
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    Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Book Ends
    Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
     
     
     
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    Natural History Museum
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Book Ends
    The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
     
     
     
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    The Great Hall, Imperial College
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    South Kensington Campus, SW7 | 8 minutes from Book Ends
    One of London's largest academic venues, the Imperial College London has a portfolio of more than 200 meeting and seminar rooms. Its largest conference room, The ... More
     
     
     
     

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    Ways To Be Public
    Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2015 

    Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

    Architectural designs demonstrating how practitioners are using new tools, tactics and ideas to forge public spaces like schools, libraries, hospitals ...More

    Personal Favourites: Gold And Silver From The Rosalinde And Arthur Gilbert Collection
    Exhibitions | Until 24th October 2015 

    Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

    Display featuring some of the collector's favourite masterpieces in silver and gold, including a Venetian Renaissance bowl and a 1907 ...More

    Road Building
    Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2016 

    Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

    Models, visualisations, sketches and mock ups of a new entrance, gallery, courtyard, shop and cafe for the V&A, including details ...More

    You Know You Cannot See Yourself So Well As By Reflection
    Exhibitions | Until 3rd October 2015 

    Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

    The V&A's summer pavilion, created for the London Design Festival at the V&A by Mexican architect Frida Escobedo to celebrate ...More

    Civic Objects
    Exhibitions | Until 19th July 2015 

    Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

    A collection of objects that highlight the close relationship between design and everyday life, including a street light, a security ...More

    The Curious Neoclassical Vision Of Ennemond-Alexandre Petitot
    Exhibitions | Until 6th December 2015 

    Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

    Twenty-four prints and drawings by French-born architect and designer, Ennemond-Alexandre Petitot, known for his eccentric neoclassical ornamental designs....More

    All Of This Belongs To You
    All Of This Belongs To You
    Exhibitions | Until 19th July 2015 

    Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

    A timely exhibition, with Britain about to go to the polls, All of this Belongs to You examines the role ...More

     
    Blue & White: British Printed Ceramics
    Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2016 

    Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

    The quintessentially British style of ceramic design is presented in this exhibition, featuring works from the 1750s to the present ...More

    What Is Luxury?
    What Is Luxury?
    Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2015 

    Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

    What is Luxury? at the V&A will explore the ideas of luxury today, asking how it's made and understood in ...More

     
    Shoes: Pleasure and Pain
    Shoes: Pleasure and Pain
    Exhibitions | Until 31st January 2016 

    Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

    From a sandal decorated in pure gold leaf from ancient Egypt to the most elaborate designs by contemporary makers, Shoes: ...More

     
     
     
     
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