South Kensington Books  

 
 
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22 Thurloe Street, South Kensington, London SW7 2HQ
 
 
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Weekdays: 10am-8pm; Sat: 11am-7pm; Sun: 12noon-7pm
 

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South Kensington Books is an independent bookstore Specialising in large format illustrated arts titles and a wide range of subjects such as history, fiction, cookery, poetry, children's and much more.

 

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Victoria Railway Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
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Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
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The Ampersand Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £123  28% off
10 Harrington Road, SW7 | 1 minute from South Kensington Books
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
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  35% off
7-11 Queensberry Place, SW7 | 3 minutes from South Kensington Books
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 £113  34% off
8-10 Queensberry Place, SW7 | 3 minutes from South Kensington Books
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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French Booksellers Librarie La Page
London > Shopping > Books
7 Harrington Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from South Kensington Books
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The French Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
28 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from South Kensington Books
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Kall-Kwik
London > Shopping > Books
76 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from South Kensington Books
A large chain of copy and print shops. Provides the usual range of print, copy and design services. ... More
 
 
 
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La Cave a Fromage
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from South Kensington Books
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 South Kensington Books
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 South Kensington Books
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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Le Book Club 7+
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 11th May 2016 - 3.30pm-5pm
Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni, 17 Queensberry Place, SW7 | 3 minutes from South Kensington Books
Find out what to read or share your own reviews in our brand new Book Club....More
 
 
 
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Michael Benson's Otherworlds: Visions Of Our Solar System
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd January to 15th May 2016 - 10am-5.50pm
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from South Kensington Books
Photographs celebrating the visual legacy of six decades of space exploration, featuring raw data from NASA and the European Space Agency that has been processed and ...More
 
 
 
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Otherworlds
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th April to 15th May 2016 - 10am-5.50pm
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from South Kensington Books
Raw data and photography exploring six decades of space exploration. Created by artist, curator and writer Michael Benson....More
 
 
 
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Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from South Kensington Books
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 South Kensington Books
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 South Kensington Books
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 South Kensington Books
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 South Kensington Books
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 South Kensington Books
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 South Kensington Books
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, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from South Kensington Books
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Le Pain Quotidien
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
15-17 Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from South Kensington Books
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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Language Link Ltd.
London > Education > English Language Courses
21 Harrington Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from South Kensington Books
12-16 per class. Under £200pw... More
 
 
 
History of Art Studies
London > Education > Arts and Drama
13 South Terrace, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from South Kensington Books
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from South Kensington Books
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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Body Club (Queens Moat House Hotels)
London > Leisure > Fitness
2-10 Harrington Road, South Kensignton, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from South Kensington Books
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
5 Harrington Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from South Kensington Books
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from South Kensington Books
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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The Cadogan Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
298 Kings Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 12 minutes from South Kensington Books
The Cadogan Arms has been given a facelift by Tom and Ed Martin - the brothers behind The Botanist, The Gun, The Well, Hat & Tun ... More
 
 
 
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Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 16 minutes from South Kensington Books
Always a popular hangout with the South Kensington locals, The Devonshire Arms had a fresh lick of paint in 2014 and emerged with its proper pub ... More
 
 
 
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The Orange Public House & Hotel
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 18 minutes from South Kensington Books
The Orange Public House and Hotel on Pimlico Road has been lovingly restored to its former glory by the team behind The Thomas Cubitt and The ... More
 
 
 
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Boujis
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
43 Thurloe Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from South Kensington Books
Private members club with a regular pack of paparazzi parked outside waiting for royals to exit after one too many vodka red bulls. Its popularity comes ... More
 
 
 
La Maison Des Artistes
London > Nightlife > Bars
17a Harrington Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from South Kensington Books
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from South Kensington Books
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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Boujis
London > Business > Venue Hire
43 Thurloe Street, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from South Kensington Books
Private members club with a regular pack of paparazzi parked outside waiting for royals to exit after one too many vodka red bulls. Its popularity comes ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from South Kensington Books
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 South Kensington Books
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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Liza Pulman: The Songs Of Hollywood
Music | On 4th May 2016 

Cadogan Hall 1.98 miles from South Kensington Books

A musical journey celebrating the golden age of Hollywood where Liza Pulman (of Fascinating Aida) and the Joseph Atkins Orchestra ...More

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Cyprus Avenue
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Royal Court Theatre 1.99 miles from South Kensington Books

"Gerry Adams has disguised himself as a new-born baby and successfully infiltrated my family home." Belfast Loyalist Eric ...More

 
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Royal Court Theatre 1.99 miles from South Kensington Books

Alistair McDowall follows his powerful 2015 production, Pomona , with exciting new work, ...More

 
Chinese Afternoon Tea at Harrods
Chinese Afternoon Tea at Harrods
Foodie Events | Until 25th April 2017 

Chai Wu Harrods 2.01 miles from South Kensington Books

An eastern twist on the traditional afternoon tea, Chai Wu, the elegant Chinese restaurant on the fifth floor of Harrods, ...More

 
Exhibitionism
Exhibitionism
Exhibitions | Until 4th September 2016 

Saatchi Gallery 2.16 miles from South Kensington Books

Going strong for 50 years and counting, the Rolling Stones stage their first major exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, documenting ...More

 
Hilma af Klint: Painting the Unseen
Hilma af Klint: Painting the Unseen
Exhibitions | Until 22nd May 2016 

Serpentine Gallery 2.3 miles from South Kensington Books

The late Swedish painter Hilma af Klint, now regarded as a pioneer of abstract art, "claimed to ...More

 
DAS INSTITUT
Exhibitions | Until 22nd May 2016 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 2.3 miles from South Kensington Books

Kerstin Bratsch, a German artist living in New York City, and fellow artist Adele Roder have been ...More

Discovering People: Michaela Strachan
Exhibitions | On 4th May 2016 

Royal Geographical Society 2.37 miles from South Kensington Books

In this conversation, Michaela Strachan will share the people, places, creatures (large and small!) and events that have driven her ...More

Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New York
Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New York
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from South Kensington Books

Part of a year-long programme of activity to mark 40 years of the Olivier Awards Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years ...More

 
Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century
Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century
Exhibitions | Until 3rd July 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from South Kensington Books

Challenging the popular perception of Paul Strand as primarily a photographer of American places and ...More

 
 
 
 
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