South Kensington Books

 
 
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22 Thurloe Street, South Kensington, London SW7 2HQ 
 
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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.

 

Opening and closing times for South Kensington Books

Today (Saturday) South Kensington Books closes at 19.00

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
South Kensington Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
6 minutes walk
 
Union Car Parks
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Harrington Court Apartments
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £123  40% off
13 Harrington Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from South Kensington Books
Close to the London Natural History Museum, Kensington Palace and the Olympia Conference and Exhibition Centre, this 4 star Victorian property features 47 guest rooms, business ... More
 
 
 
The Rembrandt Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  22% off
11 Thurloe Place, SW7 | 4 minutes from South Kensington Books
Built in Edwardian times, the Rembrandt is an historic building but has been updated with contemporary décor and facilities. It boasts superb conference facilities, fitness centre ... More
 
 
 
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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £233  22% off
130 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 4 minutes from South Kensington Books
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John Sandoe Books
London > Shopping > Books
10 Blacklands Terrace, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 12 minutes from South Kensington Books
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Taschen
London > Shopping > Books
12 Duke of York Square, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 13 minutes from South Kensington Books
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345 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 13 minutes from South Kensington Books
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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
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Photography Summer Show
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 31st July and 1st August 2014 at 10am-6pm & 2nd August 2014 at 11am-5pm
Stephanie Hoppen, 17 Walton Street, SW3 | 7 minutes from South Kensington Books
A diverse exhibition featuring works by Suzanne Jongmans, David Chow, Helen Lyon, Paulette Tavormina and Seamus Ryan....More
 
 
 
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Dr. Harold Edgerton: Abstractions
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 31st July and 1st August 2014 at 10.30am-6pm & 2nd August 2014 at 10.30am-5pm
Michael Hoppen Gallery, 3 Jubilee Place, SW3 | 9 minutes from South Kensington Books
An exhibition featuring a rare selection of vintage black and white prints from the Dr Harold Edgerton Estate....More
 
 
 
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Emma Enderby On Marina Abramovic: 512 Hours: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 2nd August 2014 - 3pm
Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, London W2 | 13 minutes from South Kensington Books
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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
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London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from South Kensington Books
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London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from South Kensington Books
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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from South Kensington Books
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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
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London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
7 - 9 Exhibition Road, SW7 | 1 minute from South Kensington Books
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Le Pain Quotidien
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
15-17 Exhibition Road, SW7 | 1 minute from South Kensington Books
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London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from South Kensington Books
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 16 minutes from South Kensington Books
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, SW11 | 20 minutes from South Kensington Books
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63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from South Kensington Books
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 11 minutes from South Kensington Books
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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
40 Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 12 minutes from South Kensington Books
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from South Kensington Books
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35 Walton Street, South Kensington, , Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from South Kensington Books
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148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, SW5 | 9 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
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Eighty Six
London > Nightlife > Bars
86 Fulham Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | 6 minutes from South Kensington Books
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Evans & Peel Detective Agency
London > Nightlife > Bars
310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 16 minutes from South Kensington Books
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
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Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from South Kensington Books
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from South Kensington Books
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The Great Hall, Imperial College
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Kensington Campus, SW7 | 8 minutes from South Kensington Books
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from South Kensington Books

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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from South Kensington Books

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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from South Kensington Books

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Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from South Kensington Books

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V & A Exhibition Road Project
V & A Exhibition Road Project
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from South Kensington Books

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Mammoths: Ice Age Giants
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Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

Natural History Museum 3 minutes walk from South Kensington Books

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Images of Nature
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Exhibitions | Next performance 2nd August 2014 

Natural History Museum 3 minutes walk from South Kensington Books

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Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story
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Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2014 

Natural History Museum 3 minutes walk from South Kensington Books

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Natural History Museum 3 minutes walk from South Kensington Books

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Natural History Museum 3 minutes walk from South Kensington Books

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