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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South Kensington Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
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Victoria Railway Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
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Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
6 minutes walk
 
Union Car Parks
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £145  26% 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 > Apartment > Apartment   from £175  29% off
13 Harrington Road, SW7 | 2 minutes from South Kensington Books
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  40% 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
 
 
 
 
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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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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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Pond Life
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Thursday 29th and Friday 30th September 2016 at 11.30am, 12.30pm and 1.30pm
South Kensington Books, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from South Kensington Books
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Behind-the-Scenes Spirit Collection Tour
London > Events > Tours  Dates: Thursday 29th and Friday 30th September 2016 - 11.30am-1.30pm
South Kensington Books, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from South Kensington Books
Explore the zoology collection, encounter treasures within the 22 million animal specimens housed there and learn more about the latest research....More
 
 
 
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Science Uncovered 2016
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Friday 30th September 2016 - 4pm-10pm
South Kensington Books, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from South Kensington Books
Part of European Researcher's Night, discover rare items from the museum's collections, meet hundreds of experts and take part in interactive science stations, debates and behind-the-scenes ...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
 
 
 
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from South Kensington Books
The guys behind Boujis, Raffles and Mahiki - Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers - offer a party place ... More
 
 
 
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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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London Russian Ballet & London Russian Ballet School: Soul Of Dance
Dance | On 30th September 2016 

Cadogan Hall 1.98 miles from South Kensington Books

Choreographer Teona Charkviani, an Honoured Artist Of Georgia, premieres works set to music by Chopin and Russian folk dance tunes. ...More

Father Comes Home From The Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)
Theatre | Until 22nd October 2016 

Royal Court Theatre 1.99 miles from South Kensington Books

Jo Bonney directs Suzan-Lori Parks' trio of short plays performed together, about a slave called Hero in 1862 West Texas, ...More

Torn
Theatre | Until 15th October 2016 

Royal Court Theatre 1.99 miles from South Kensington Books

Angel, the youngest member of the Brook family, calls together her loved ones to confront the generations of secrets that ...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

 
Richard Wilson: 20:50
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Saatchi Gallery 2.16 miles from South Kensington Books

The British sculptor's large-scale installation, created with recycled engine oil and steel....More

Helen Marten: Drunk Brown House
Exhibitions | Until 11th November 2016 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 2.3 miles from South Kensington Books

Installations by the London-based artist and 2016 Turner Prize nominee who combines distinct imagery and materials to create eclectic, large-scale ...More

Marc Camille Chaimowicz
Marc Camille Chaimowicz
Exhibitions | Until 20th November 2016 

Serpentine Gallery 2.3 miles from South Kensington Books

Widely known for his work which explores the space between public and private, design and art, Chaimowicz's works include painting, ...More

 
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2016: Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2016: Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)
Exhibitions | Until 9th October 2016 

Serpentine Gallery 2.3 miles from South Kensington Books

This summer the Serpentine Pavilion, the annual architectural project commissioned by the Serpentine Gallery, goes beyond its usual scope ...More

 
Serpentine Pavilion And Summer Houses 2016
Exhibitions | Until 9th October 2016 

Serpentine Gallery 2.3 miles from South Kensington Books

Bjarke Ingels' striking fibreglass box pavilion and four specially designed summer houses....More

Tabor Robak: Drinking Bird Seasons
Exhibitions | Until 13th November 2016 

Serpentine Gallery 2.3 miles from South Kensington Books

A single-channel video work by the American media artist, which serves as a commentary on the intrusiveness of digital information ...More

 
 
 
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