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American-owned bookshop chain and one of around 25 Borders shops in London alone from Brent Cross to Broadgate. Founders Tom and Louis Borders bought Books Etc in 1997 expanding their foot hold on England’s book shops. It’s a hold that doesn’t seem to have been weakened by the success of online book stores like Amazon. Alongside books on everything from autobiography to art is a wide choice of CDs, DVDs, magazines and gifts.

 

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    Apex Temple Court Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  27% off
    1-2 Serjeant's Inn, EC4Y | 1 minute from Borders Books
    Amazing brand new hotel, located right in the heart of the city. The Apex Temple Court Hotel is a landmark building that has been converted into ... More
     
     
     
    Crowne Plaza London The City
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  25% off
    19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 5 minutes from Borders Books
    Located in the very heart of the Square Mile, Crowne Plaza London The City is a newly renovated hotel set on the site of Henry VIII's ... More
     
     
     
    Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  25% off
    24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 7 minutes from Borders Books
    This neat and simple hotel gets all the basics right. The prices are sensible, the rooms are simply and attractively decorated, there's a decent little bistro, ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Alternative Books nearest Borders Books

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    Gekoski
    London > Shopping > Books
    Pied Bull Yard, 15 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 13 minutes from Borders Books
    Based in Bloomsbury, beside the British Museum, it's not surprising R. A. Gekoski Booksellers has a particular interest in the Bloomsbury Group. Established in 1982, it's ... More
     
     
     
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    Foyles Royal Festival Hall
    London > Shopping > Books
    Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Borders Books
    The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
     
     
     
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    London Review Bookshop
    London > Shopping > Books
    14 Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 13 minutes from Borders Books
    Opened in May 2003, with Alan Bennett cutting the ribbon, the London Review Bookshop is a welcome addition to the city's dwindling ranks of independent bookshops. ... More
     
     
     
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    The Natural Kitchen
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    15-17 New Street Square, Fetter Lane, City, London EC4A | 2 minutes from Borders Books
    Organic, wild and artisan food is supplied by the likes of the River Cottage at this food emporium which, is the second Natural Kitchen to open ... More
     
     
     
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    Ede & Ravenscroft
    London > Shopping > Clothing
    93 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Borders Books
    Founded in Aldwych in 1689 Ede and Ravenscroft has the rare distinction of being the tailors and robe makers of choice for twelve coronations and holds ... More
     
     
     
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    London Silver Vaults
    London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
    Chancery House 53-64 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Borders Books
    This is a collection of thirty shops containing the largest display of silver under one roof in the world. Also included are high class jewellery and ... More
     
     
     
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    The Play That Goes Wrong
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 5th September 2015
    Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, WC2B | 9 minutes from Borders Books
    Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
     
     
     
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    War Horse
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 13th February 2016
    New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 11 minutes from Borders Books
    This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
     
     
     
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    Treasure Island (Over 10s)
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd December 2014 to 8th April 2015
    National Theatre: Olivier Theatre, South Bank, SE1 | 12 minutes from Borders Books
    Seeing Treasure Island activates that "little spark of adolescent runaway that still hankers after adventure and treasure," so says the Financial Times. The National ...More
     
     
     
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    Volupte Lounge
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    9 Norwich Street, Holborn, London EC4A | 3 minutes from Borders Books
    Quirky, alternative cabaret club. From cream teas to secret organic cocktails, cabaret and comedy, Kuki La-Belle and Delores von Cotier’s cheeky club combines the naughty with the ... More
     
     
     
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    The Funny Side of Covent Garden (Upstairs at The George)
    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    213 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Borders Books
    The Funny Side comedy group runs comedy clubs in three locations in London, including the flagship Covent Garden venue above The George pub which puts on ... More
     
     
     
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    HMS President
    London > Entertainment >
    Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 5 minutes from Borders Books
    One of the last three surviving warships of the Royal Navy built during the First World War and the first type of warship built specifically for ... More
     
     
     
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    Temple Church
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Fleet Street, Temple, Holborn, London EC4Y | 2 minutes from Borders Books
    Temple Church sits within the Inner Temple of the Inns of Court, and was originally consecrated in 1185 as the spiritual and actual home of the ... More
     
     
     
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    Middle Temple Hall
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from Borders Books
    Middle Temple Hall, completed in 1574, is late-Gothic in style. Its attractions are a rare double-hammer beam roof, an intricately carved screen (which, although heavily damaged ... More
     
     
     
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    Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Strand, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Borders Books
    A stunning example of Gothic architecture, London's Inns of Court date back to before the 14th century. It is here that barristers train and traditionally practice. ... More
     
     
     
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    Eat Cafe
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    170 Fleet Street, Holborn, London EC4A | 1 minute from Borders Books
    Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
     
     
     
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    28-50 Fetter Lane
    London > Restaurants > French restaurants
    140 Fetter Lane, EC4A | 1 minute from Borders Books
    An unpretentious wine bar and restaurant off the busy Fleet Street 28-50 Fetter Lane is owned by restaurateurs Agnar Sverrisson and Xavier Rousset who set up ... More
     
     
     
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    Pret A Manger
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    28 Fleet Street, Holborn, London EC4Y | 1 minute from Borders Books
    Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
     
     
     
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    Career Energy
    London > Education > Careers Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 5 minutes from Borders Books
    Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
     
     
     
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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, WC2A | 7 minutes from Borders Books
    The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
     
     
     
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    The Method Studio
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 10 minutes from Borders Books
    Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
     
     
     
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    Chang's Hapkido Academy
    London > Leisure > Martial Arts
    Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 4 minutes from Borders Books
    Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
     
     
     
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    Lincoln's Inn Fields
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from Borders Books
    The largest public square in London, Lincoln's Inn Fields has a rich and varied history. In 1683 it was the site of the public beheading of ... More
     
     
     
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    Urban Golf
    London > Leisure > Golf
    12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 7 minutes from Borders Books
    OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
     
     
     
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    Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    145 Fleet Street, City, London EC4A | 2 minutes from Borders Books
    Sprawling 17th century tavern with rabbit-warren of bars and a rich history. Steeped in history, this pub’s story stretches back through the reigns of fifteen monarchs. While ... More
     
     
     
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    The Tipperary
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    66 Fleet Street, City, London EC4Y | 2 minutes from Borders Books
    Visit this pub and you'll soon find out it's really not a long way to Tipperary. In fact it's merely a ten minute walk (stumble) ... More
     
     
     
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    The White Swan
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    108 Fetter Lane, Holborn, London EC4A | 3 minutes from Borders Books
    Tucked into a quiet corner near Lincoln's Inn Fields, The White Swan is an absolute delight. The owners, Tom and Ed Martin, also run The Gun ... More
     
     
     
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    Galadari
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Crowne Plaza London - The City Hotel, 19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 5 minutes from Borders Books
    A penthouse-inspired restaurant and bar with a stunning 88 metre rooftop terrace Galadari offers diners Japanese food and show-stopping views of St Paul's, No. 1 Blackfriars, ... More
     
     
     
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    Bounce
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    121 Holborn, EC1N | 5 minutes from Borders Books
    Paddles at the ready! Europe's first social ping-pong club has arrived in London and, quite brilliantly, is built in the exact spot that table tennis was ... More
     
     
     
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    Bleeding Heart Bistro
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1 | 7 minutes from Borders Books
    Set in an attractive cobbled courtyard, this candlelit bistro/wine bar is a taste of an older, more civilised world. Uniformed French waiters glide unobtrusively between tables ... More
     
     
     
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    Middle Temple Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    2 Plowden Buildings Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from Borders Books
    Middle Temple Hall, completed in 1574, is late-Gothic in style. Its attractions are a rare double-hammer beam roof, an intricately carved screen (which, although heavily damaged ... More
     
     
     
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    The Royal Courts of Justice
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Strand, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Borders Books
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    Two Temple Place
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Two Temple Place, Holborn, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Borders Books
    With its castle like façade and a striking interior, Two Temple Place is one of London's most prestigious settings for corporate and private events. As well ... More
     
     
     
     

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    Cotton to Gold: Extraordinary Collections of the Industrial North West
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    Two Temple Place 4 minutes walk from Borders Books

    Two Temple Place, a spectacular neo-Gothic mansion on London's Victoria Embankment, reopens this January, with an exhibition showcasing the riches ...More

     
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    Voltaire 5 minutes walk from Borders Books

    The Cheese Truck Pop-Up will be at Voltaire this spring from 25 March 2015-10 April 2015, every Wednesday-Friday evenings from ...More

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    Walkabout Temple 6 minutes walk from Borders Books

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    Between East And West
    Exhibitions | Until 1st April 2015 

    London School Of Economics 6 minutes walk from Borders Books

    Exhibition of photographic portraits, archival imagery and oral history interviews by Mike Tsang, exploring the heritage and identity of the ...More

    Building a Dialogue: The Architect and the Client
    Exhibitions | Until 9th May 2015 

    Sir John Soane's Museum 8 minutes walk from Borders Books

    With case studies including Sir John Soane's Dulwich Picture Gallery and Holy Trinity Church and Wren's Royal Naval College, Building ...More

    The Syngenta Photography Award 2015: Scarcity - Waste
    Exhibitions | Until 10th April 2015 

    Somerset House 8 minutes walk from Borders Books

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    The Courtauld Collection
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

    The Courtauld Gallery 8 minutes walk from Borders Books

    Paintings, sculpture, drawings and prints from the early Renaissance period to the 20th century....More

    The Unseen Emporium
    Exhibitions | Until 5th May 2015 

    Somerset House 8 minutes walk from Borders Books

    Exploration of materials, science and design, with the opportunity to purchase from a range of gifts....More

    Maggi Hambling: War Requiem & Aftermath
    Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2015 

    Somerset House 8 minutes walk from Borders Books

    Site-specific installation, sculpture, painting and film by the British artist....More

    Goya: The Witches And Old Women Album
    Exhibitions | Until 25th May 2015 

    The Courtauld Gallery 8 minutes walk from Borders Books

    A groundbreaking exhibition displaying some of the surviving drawings from Goya's private albums....More

     
     
     
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