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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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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £86† 26% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 1 minute from Borders Books
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £142† 27% off
3 South Place, EC2M | 5 minutes from Borders Books
Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £63† 35% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 6 minutes from Borders Books
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
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Bookartbookshop
London > Shopping > Books
17 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 14 minutes from Borders Books
We love this great little book shop. As the name suggests, you'll find books on art but, more specifically, they specialise in artists' books - and ... 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 | 29 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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Gekoski
London > Shopping > Books
Pied Bull Yard, 15 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 30 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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The best shops and markets near Borders Books
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Flittner
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
86 Moorgate, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Borders Books
An old-fashioned barber’s patronised by city gentlemen and established in 1904. As well as a shampoo and cut you can also have the traditional hot towel ... More
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Beau Gems
London > Shopping > Jewellery
26 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 4 minutes from Borders Books
A high-class repair service for all varieties of damaged items. Antique jewellery and second-hand designer watches are on offer.... More
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Penhaligon's
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
8 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 4 minutes from Borders Books
130-year-old scent emporium with royal warrants. For a sweet-smelling, sensory overload, Penhaligon’s has to be the place to go. From the original Hammam Bouquet to the Winston ... More
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Camille Walala: Villa Walala
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th September 2017
Borders Books, Broadgate, EC2A | 4 minutes from Borders Books
In partnership with British Land, Villa Walala is an immersive and playful installation within the heart of Broadgate....More
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Bullsh!tium Londinium
London > Events > Comedy †Dates: 23rd Sep & 24th Sep, 26th Sep & 27th Sep and 30th Sep & 1st Oct 2017 - Various Times
Borders Books, Whittington Avenue, off Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 6 minutes from Borders Books
Comedy, Stand-Up....More
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Rattle
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 14th September to 22nd December 2017 - Various Times
Borders Books, Silk Street, EC2Y | 7 minutes from Borders Books
An exhibition of photos and memorabilia covering Sir Simon Rattle's musical life to date....More
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Entertainment near Borders Books

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Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 3 minutes from Borders Books
Empty for four years, the building next to Drapers Hall and behind the Bank of England which used to be Throgmortons became Heroes Grotto of Comedy ... More
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Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
1 Milton Street, Barbican, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Borders Books
Milton Court, opened in September 2013, provides the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with state-of-the-art performance and teaching facilities. The £89 million building on Silk ... More
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The Nursery Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
2 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 6 minutes from Borders Books
From 1st June 2017 The Nursery Theatre opens a new improv theatre at 2 Finsbury Square as part of the Theatre Delicatessen building ... More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Borders Books
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Tower 42 - formerly NatWest Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N | 3 minutes from Borders Books
At 601 feet, Tower 42 was the first skyscraper in the City of London when it was officially opened in June 1981 by Her Majesty ... More
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Bank of England Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R | 4 minutes from Borders Books
Sorry, no free samples here but you can get your hands on a real gold bar. Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of England ... More
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Guildhall Yard
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 4 minutes from Borders Books
The courtyard between the Guildhall Art Gallery and the church of St Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall Yard is ... More
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K-10
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
20 Copthall Avenue, City, London EC2R | 1 minute from Borders Books
Japanese cuisine. ... More
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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
62 London Wall, City, London EC2M | 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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Mehek Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
45 London Wall, Moorgate,, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Borders Books
Translating to 'fragrance' in English, Mehek promises "a wonderful aroma of high-quality Indian cuisine." Think fine dining, Indian-style. Having snatched an AA rosette in addition to ... More
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 11 minutes from Borders Books
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 11 minutes from Borders Books
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 12 minutes from Borders Books
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
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Borders Books gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 9 minutes from Borders Books
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
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Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 13 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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London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 14 minutes from Borders Books
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 5 minutes from Borders Books
One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
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The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Borders Books
A Geronimo Inns pub in the City, The White Horse gives city workers a bright, airy space to eat, drink and relax and its pub garden ... More
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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 6 minutes from Borders Books
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
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Reserve Bar Stock Exchange
London > Nightlife > Bars
46 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 5 minutes from Borders Books
Reserve Bar Stock Exchange in the City uses the stock market model to price its drinks - prices change in line with their popularity on the ... More
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Catch Champagne Bar and Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 5 minutes from Borders Books
Great for a late night drink if you're staying at Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel, and a glamorous destination bar if you're not, Catch Champagne Bar and ... More
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Dirty Martini, Bishopsgate
London > Nightlife > Bars
158 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Borders Books
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
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Guildhall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 4 minutes from Borders Books
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 2000 people.... More
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Gibson Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 4 minutes from Borders Books
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Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 4 minutes from Borders Books
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The largest exhibition ever staged at Leighton House Museum, Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity is devoted to one of the ...More

 
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Olympia Exhibition Centre 10 minutes walk from Borders Books

Everything for the bride and groom as well as help and advice on planning and financing the perfect wedding and ...More

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Kensington Palace State Apartments 12 minutes walk from Borders Books

This exhibition brings together over 200 objects owned by three German princesses who were married into the British Monarchy, Caroline, ...More

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Celebrate the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, in a major exhibition of her dresses, which trace the evolution of ...More

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Dutch jazz and rock percussionist who has performed with Herbie Hancock and John Scofield, and teaches at BIMM London....More

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The Troubadour 16 minutes walk from Borders Books

Weekly jazz night hosted by Sebastiaan De Krom and friends....More

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