Housmans Bookshop  

 
 
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5 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 9DX
 
 
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Open from 10:00 to 18:30 Monday to Friday, 10:00 to 18:00 Saturday
 

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King's Cross Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Euston Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
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Camden Road Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
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Judd Street NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £57  33% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 9 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  35% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 10 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  22% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 10 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Books nearest Housmans Bookshop

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Foyles St Pancras International
London > Shopping > Books
St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Books on a broad range of subjects from fiction and poetry to ... More
 
 
 
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Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 9 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
A broad selection of gay and lesbian interest books ranging from fiction, through biography, travel and counselling. Magazines and cards are also on offer.... More
 
 
 
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Waterstone's - Gower Street
London > Shopping > Books
82 Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 15 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
Waterstone's, one of the largest high street booksellers in the UK, is a relative newcomer on the block. It first opened in Old Brompton Road, London, ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Housmans Bookshop
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Drink Shop & Do
London > Shopping >
9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 | Same location as Housmans Bookshop
Drink Shop & Do is a unique fusion of design shop and café bar, selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture and home wares. Located ... More
 
 
 
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Lola's Cupcakes, King's Cross
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Northern Ticket Hall, King's Cross St Pancras Station, Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ... More
 
 
 
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Canopy Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Handyside Canopy, One Wharf Road, N1C | 4 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
From March 2018, Canopy Market in King's Cross becomes a weekly affair. Previously a once-a-month occasion, the one-stop-shop for artisan produce will now take over West ... More
 
 
 
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Gerald Scarfe
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 23rd June 2018 - 3pm
Housmans Bookshop, 90 York Way, N1 | 4 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
The political cartoonist discusses his career....More
 
 
 
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Angela Barnes: Rose-Tinted
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Saturday 23rd June 2018 - 8pm
Housmans Bookshop, 90 York Way, N1 | 4 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
The artist presents a stand-up show and stories that look on the bright side of life....More
 
 
 
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Grace Petrie
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 23rd June 2018 - 9.30pm
Housmans Bookshop, 90 York Way, N1 | 4 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
The DIY folk singer-songwriter and guitarist from Leicester performs her original material....More
 
 
 
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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from Housmans Bookshop
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 4 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
A purpose built 1,000-seat theatre, complete with a railway track and platforms, created especially for Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of E. Nesbit's 'The Railway Children'. ... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations and with a waterside setting, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place combines the offices of The Guardian ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Housmans Bookshop
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King's Cross Foot Tunnel
London > Attractions >
1 Pancras Square, King's Boulevard, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
The 90 metre long pedestrian tunnel designed by Allies & Morrison, the architects who designed the masterplan for the entire King's Cross redevelopment, links St Pancras ... More
 
 
 
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Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6-24 Britannia Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 3 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
The Gagosian is a cavernous space for exhibitions of the highest calibre. It is a major asset for the regeneration of the King's Cross area. Larry ... More
 
 
 
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London Canal Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12-13 New Wharf Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
A trip to the Canal Museum reveals there's more to London's man-made waterways than just enjoying a day out in a narrow boat. You'll learn about ... More
 
 
 
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Camino King's Cross
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
3 Varnishers Yard, The Regents Quarter, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from Housmans Bookshop
Camino - meaning road in Spanish - is born from owner Richard Bigg's love of all things Spanish. This place in Kings Cross does a roaring ... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Union
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
246-­250 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from Housmans Bookshop
After two successful years serving their signature superfast Roman-style thin and crispy pizza to the Spitalfields crown, Pizza Union comes to King's Cross, with their second ... More
 
 
 
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Bar + Block
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
York Road, N1 | 1 minute from Housmans Bookshop
Promising "high street steak" - that's high-quality steaks at high-street prices - Bar + Block in King's Cross is the first and ... More
 
 
 
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 4 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
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The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 9 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... More
 
 
 
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
 
 
 
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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 6 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 10 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Housmans Bookshop.
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The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 5 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 9 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
Always a popular choice for local workers and tourists taking in the delights of Bloomsbury, Marquis Cornwallis , located on Marchmont Street, close ... More
 
 
 
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Housmans Bookshop clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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VOC
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Varnishers Yard, Regents Quarter, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from Housmans Bookshop
VOC is a 17th Century-inspired Punch House from Fluid Movement, the people behind speakeasy bars The Whistling Shop and Purl. Taking its name from Vereenigde Oost-Indische ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Scala
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from Housmans Bookshop
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from Housmans Bookshop
From the outside, The Big Chill House building looks spectacular, a floodlit white townhouse that puts the grimy environs of King's Cross to shame. The interior ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Housmans Bookshop.
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 8 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
 

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Katharina Grosse: Prototypes of Imagination
Exhibitions | Until 27th July 2018 

Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street 3 minutes walk from Housmans Bookshop

Grosse's first major gallery exhibition in London, following her acclaimed installation This Drove My Mother Up the Wall at South ...More

Angela Barnes: Rose-Tinted
Comedy | On 23rd June 2018 

Kings Place 4 minutes walk from Housmans Bookshop

The artist presents a stand-up show and stories that look on the bright side of life....More

Gerald Scarfe
Exhibitions | On 23rd June 2018 

Kings Place 4 minutes walk from Housmans Bookshop

The political cartoonist discusses his career....More

Grace Petrie
Concerts | On 23rd June 2018 

Kings Place 4 minutes walk from Housmans Bookshop

The DIY folk singer-songwriter and guitarist from Leicester performs her original material....More

Time Unwrapped
Time Unwrapped
Concerts | Until 31st December 2018 

Kings Place 4 minutes walk from Housmans Bookshop

Kings Place celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with twelve-month series, Time Unwrapped. The year-long event, which has been curated ...More

 
Tracey Emin
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Pancras International Station 4 minutes walk from Housmans Bookshop

Art installation suspended from the station's Victorian glass roof, stretching 20 metres across the famous Barlow Shed roof, hanging directly ...More

Rotunda Bar & Restaurant: Rum Garden By The Water
Rotunda Bar & Restaurant: Rum Garden By The Water
Foodie Events | Until 1st September 2018 

Rotunda Bar and Restaurant 4 minutes walk from Housmans Bookshop

This summer, Rotunda Bar & Restaurant transforms its popular canal-side terrace into a tropical Rum Garden with chocolate orange rum ...More

 
James Cook: The Voyages
Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2018 

British Library 5 minutes walk from Housmans Bookshop

This exhibition will tell the story of Cook's three great voyages through original documents, many of which were produced by ...More

Karl And Eleanor Marx
Exhibitions | Until 5th August 2018 

British Library 5 minutes walk from Housmans Bookshop

Investigating the links between the British Library and Karl Marx and his daughter Eleanor, through original documents from their work ...More

Chloe Dewe Mathews: In Search Of Frankenstein
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2018 

British Library 5 minutes walk from Housmans Bookshop

Photographs that explore the environmental and social issues of our time through the themes of Mary Shelley's famous novel....More

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Azure mosaic tiles and a peseta-topped bar set the tone for this Spanish restaurant overlooking the Museum of Childhood's gardens....More

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In June 2018 Dan Doherty reopened The Royal Oak with little fanfare and some really ...More

 
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On Saturday 30th June 2018 the RAF Museum officially re-opens its doors for a free festival celebrating its multi-million pound refurbishment on the same day as the Armed Forces Day Festival. The double celebration is ...More

RAF100 Parade and Flypast
Exhibitions | On 10th July 

The Mall

On Tuesday 10th July, one hundred days after the official 100th birthday of the Royal Air Force, up to 100 aircraft representing the RAF's history will fly over Buckingham Palace. In the hour and a ...More

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The Old Truman Brewery

This August, the Old Truman Brewery hosts brand new vegan lifestyle festival, V For. Offering ...More

 
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Serving steak and eggs and liquorice whiskey sours in Clapton, Jim's Cafe is one of ...More

 
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Inside the original walled kitchen garden at Pitzhanger Manor, Soane's Kitchen is a beautiful cafe ...More

 
Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
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Kasper Holten's "thoughtul and attentive" (Telegraph) 2014 production of Mozart's drama returns to the Royal ...More

 
The Muppets Take The O2
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The O2 Arena

They've been entertaining audiences for over 60 years but this is the first time the ...More

 
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Royal Artillery Square

The world premiere of Graeae Theatre Company's moving tribute to Britain's wounded soldiers, directed by ...More

 
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Sadler's Wells Theatre

The Dutch dance company, "One of world dance's truly great companies" (Daily Telegraph), performs two ...More

 
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