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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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    Rosewood London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £213† 27% off
    252 High Holborn, WC1V | 1 minute from Borders Books
    Located in High Holborn, Rosewood London is the most luxurious hotel in the area and is nearby to the capital's main business district and a number ... More
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    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £127† 34% off
    94-99 High Holborn, WC1V | 2 minutes from Borders Books
    These luxurious fully-fitted apartments are hidden right in the heart of London's West End within easy reach of theatres, restaurants and iconic sights. Nearby Covent ... More
    Club Quarters Lincoln's Inn Fields
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £67† 26% off
    61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 3 minutes from Borders Books
    Lincoln's Inn Fields is the 4th Club Quarters hotel in London. The hotel is an ideal accommodation choice for business and leisure travellers with close links ... More
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    Gekoski
    London > Shopping > Books
    Pied Bull Yard, 15 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 5 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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    London Review Bookshop
    London > Shopping > Books
    14 Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 6 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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    Forbidden Planet
    London > Shopping > Books
    179 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 9 minutes from Borders Books
    Crammed with the cream of cult entertainment this shop is a seventh heaven for sci-fi fans. In the old days, Forbidden Planet just stocked every ... More
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    London Silver Vaults
    London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
    Chancery House 53-64 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 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 Old Curiosity Shop
    London > Shopping > Shoes
    13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Borders Books
    16th century shop and literary landmark. With its precarious overhanging upper storey, uneven floorboards, sloping roof and wooden beams, this 16th century building warrants its title as ... More
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    Charles Worthington
    London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
    28 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from Borders Books
    Service is a watchword at this salon, where clients are guaranteed a first-class hairdressing experience. Celebrity coiffeur Worthington personally trains all his staff and standards are ... 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 | 6 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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    The Play That Goes Wrong
    London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 5th September 2014 to 5th September 2015
    Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, WC2B | 8 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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    Stomp
    London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 1st August 2010 to 21st December 2015 - Various Times
    Ambassadors Theatre, West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 11 minutes from Borders Books
    Stomp stages an aural assault on your senses at the Ambassadors Theatre. There is no plot, no dialogue and nobody speaks a word. Instead a group ...More
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    Peacock Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Borders Books
    This theatre is a major force on the national and international dance scene, with an innovative programme from Sadler's Wells that is keeping London's finger ... More
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    Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from Borders Books
    This new Covent Garden alternative to the West End tourist traps has welcomed the likes of filthy San Franciscan Scott Capurro and TV favourite Andi Osho. ... More
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    New London Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from Borders Books
    Although this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the New London Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making it ... More
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    Sir John Soane's Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from Borders Books
    An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
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    Conway Hall
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from Borders Books
    Conway Hall is a landmark of London's independent intellectual, political and cultural life. Completed in 1929 at a cost of about £45,000, the name was chosen ... More
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    The College
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    12-42 Southampton Row, Holborn, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Borders Books
    Formerly home to Central Saint Martins and the Cochrane Theatre before the famous fashion college moved to a new home in King's Cross in 2011, The ... More
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    Mirror Room
    London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
    252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Borders Books
    Described as "the social hub of Rosewood London", the Mirror Room is one of two restaurants in the new hotel and is the fine dining option ... More
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    Holborn Dining Room
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Borders Books
    The launch of the luxury Rosewood London on High Holborn was one of the new hotel highlights of 2013, and from February 2014 the hotel's in-house ... More
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    Pret A Manger
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    240 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 2 minutes 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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    The Method Studio
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 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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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 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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    Career Energy
    London > Education > Career 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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    Sense Spa at Rosewood London
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Borders Books
    Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
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    Lincoln's Inn Fields
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute 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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    Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 3 minutes from Borders Books
    Inspired by the skills and techniques of the Ottoman Empire's barbers, Ted's Grooming Room provides a sanctuary for men seeking the perfect shave. With ... More
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    The Princess Louise
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 4 minutes from Borders Books
    The flagship London pub of Yorkshire's oldest brewery, Samuel Smith, the Princess Louise has been carefully restored to her original Victorian layout complete with snugs, removed ... More
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    Cittie of Yorke
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    22 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 4 minutes from Borders Books
    Although the site of the Cittie of Yorke has been home to a public house since the 15th century, it has been housed in many different ... More
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    Philomena's Irish Bar
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from Borders Books
    Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
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    Scarfes Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    252 High Holborn, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 2 minutes from Borders Books
    Named after the cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (whose characterful illustrations will adorn the bar's walls), Scarfes Bar is a shining beacon in the otherwise lacking High Holborn ... More
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    The Perseverance
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from Borders Books
    Formerly run by Billy Drew (who has opened The Chippy in Soho), The Perseverance in Lamb's Conduit Street re-opened in April 2007 under new management. It's ... More
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    The American Bar at The Savoy
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from Borders Books
    During The Savoy's £220million refit the American Bar was barely touched, ensuring it stayed true to its traditional, sleek design that is synonymous with the iconic ... More
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    Sir John Soane's Museum
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from Borders Books
    An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
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    Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Treasury Office, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Borders Books
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    Royal College of Surgeons
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Borders Books
    The Royal College of Surgeons is not only an institute at the forefront of surgical education and training, but its outstanding rooms provide the perfect space ... More

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    London Thinks - The Science And Ethics Of Doctor Who
    Exhibitions | On 29th July 2015 

    Conway Hall 3 minutes walk from Borders Books

    Samira Ahmed will grill authors Simon Guerrier and Dr Marek Kukula about the ethics of using science in war - ...More

    Language Courses In Spanish, Italian, French, Brazilian-Portuguese And German
    Exhibitions | Until 25th September 2015 

    Conway Hall 3 minutes walk from Borders Books

    Lunchtime and evening courses from beginner to advanced....More

    Sacred Mountains Of China: Lecture
    Exhibitions | On 29th July 2015 

    London School Of Economics 5 minutes walk from Borders Books

    With an adventurer and renowned photographer, Ryan Pyle....More

    Art & Cuisine Celebrations
    Exhibitions | Until 15th August 2015 

    Moti Mahal 5 minutes walk from Borders Books

    For the 10 year celebration of Moti Mahal they are producing three menus inspired by prestigious paintings by Paresh Maity, ...More

    Brion Gysin: Unseen Collaborator
    Exhibitions | Until 3rd October 2015 

    October Gallery 6 minutes walk from Borders Books

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    Circo Do Guanabara
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th September 2015 

    Guanabara 6 minutes walk from Borders Books

    Latin and dance music from resident and guest DJs, with circus acts, burlesque acts, samba ballerina and showgirls, fire breathers, ...More

    War Horse
    War Horse
    Theatre | Until 13th February 2016 

    New London Theatre 6 minutes walk from Borders Books

    This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New ...More

     
    Jazz Night With Raphaela Trio
    Concerts | Until 26th August 2015 

    Sarastro 6 minutes walk from Borders Books

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    Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
    Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
    Theatre | Until 13th February 2016 

    Aldwych Theatre 6 minutes walk from Borders Books

    Marc Bruni directs the London transfer of the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, which ...More

     
    The Woman In Black
    The Woman In Black
    Theatre | Until 16th January 2016 

    Fortune Theatre 7 minutes walk from Borders Books

    One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

     
     
     
     
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