Foyles Royal Festival Hall  

 
 
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Riverside, South Bank, Level 1, London SE1 8XX
 
 
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Foyles Royal Festival HallThe 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 of subjects from fiction and poetry to philosophy, biography, science, cookery, sport, health, graphics, art, travel, London guides and children's titles. Phew. There's also a selection of printed music, magazines and gifts reflecting the music, arts and literature that the South Bank Centre showcases. Book lovers should also leave time to visit the Poetry Library at nearby Royal Festival Hall which houses the most comprehensive and accessible collection of modern poetry in Britain.

 

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Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £106  29% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Foyles Royal Festival Hall
Close to Waterloo, the 4 star Park Plaza is - as the name suggests - just behind County Hall. Near to the Thames, it's also convenient ... More
 
 
 
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2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 6 minutes from Foyles Royal Festival Hall
Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
 
 
 
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Whitehall Place, SW1A | 6 minutes from Foyles Royal Festival Hall
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Foyles Royal Festival Hall
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
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12-14 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 11 minutes from Foyles Royal Festival Hall
Intrepid explorers already know where to travel for the best selection of maps and travel books. Stanfords should be the first pit stop on any journey. ... More
 
 
 
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62 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 13 minutes from Foyles Royal Festival Hall
A delightful second-hand bookshop with a wide choice that ranges from antiquarian first editions to the bargain basement. Rare books, first editions, modern literature, art and ... More
 
 
 
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22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Foyles Royal Festival Hall
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This, ... More
 
 
 
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Lower Marsh Market
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Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Foyles Royal Festival Hall
On weekdays a street food market runs along Lower Marsh displaying a diverse range of global food for all tastes, from Italian ... More
 
 
 
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106 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Foyles Royal Festival Hall
Stocking a wide range of yarns, needles, patterns and accessories, I Knit London started as a knitting community in Vauxhall in January 2006, meeting at the ... More
 
 
 
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Foyles Royal Festival Hall, South Bank, SE1 | 3 minutes from Foyles Royal Festival Hall
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Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Foyles Royal Festival Hall
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Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Foyles Royal Festival Hall
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South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Foyles Royal Festival Hall
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Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Foyles Royal Festival Hall
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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
South Bank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Foyles Royal Festival Hall
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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Unit 6, Royal Festival Hall Riverside, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Foyles Royal Festival Hall
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Unit 1, Royal Festival Hall Riverside, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Foyles Royal Festival Hall
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 7 minutes from Foyles Royal Festival Hall
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3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Foyles Royal Festival Hall
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King's Arms
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10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from Foyles Royal Festival Hall
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62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Foyles Royal Festival Hall
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Bassoon Bar
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Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Foyles Royal Festival Hall
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47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Foyles Royal Festival Hall
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Skylon
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Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Foyles Royal Festival Hall
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Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Foyles Royal Festival Hall
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South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Foyles Royal Festival Hall
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