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TaschenGlossy, coffee table books are what speciality book store Taschen do best. From art to architecture, film to fashion, every glamourous topic is covered and the beautiful books are just begging to be bought at this well lit bookshop in Duke of York Square. Lovers of art and design who will be drawn to Taschen can combine a trip to the bookshop with a tour of the Saatchi Gallery which is conveniently located bang opposite, and free to look around.

 

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Draycott Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £128  26% off
26 Cadogan Gardens, SW3 | 2 minutes from Taschen
Stylish antique d'cor, a peaceful but convenient location, and spacious, airy rooms are all essential to this hotel's appeal. Yet it is the unbeatable service that ... More
 
 
 
Sloane Square Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  26% off
7-12 Sloane Square, SW1W | 3 minutes from Taschen
Located right on Sloane Square, where the old Royal Court Hotel used to be, Sloane Square Hotel is a welcoming and well decorated reincarnation. All the ... More
 
 
 
No.11 Cadogan Gardens
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £137  41% off
11 Cadogan Gardens, SW3 | 3 minutes from Taschen
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John Sandoe Books
London > Shopping > Books
10 Blacklands Terrace, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Taschen
A delightful discovery, this well-established independent book shop was set up by John Sandoe in 1957 and has been owned by the staff since 1989 who've ... More
 
 
 
WH Smith
London > Shopping > Books
36 Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 2 minutes from Taschen
A branch of Smiths is a fixture of practically every high street up and down the country. The chain sells stationery, magazines, books, greeting cards, gifts, ... More
 
 
 
Waterstone's King's Road
London > Shopping > Books
150-152 King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Taschen
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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Richard Ward Hair and Metrospa
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
82 Duke of York Square, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | Same location as Taschen
Up-and-coming hairdresser popular with celebrities and the social set - Normandie Keith and Lisa Snowdon among them, Richard Ward specialises in good cuts that won't scare ... More
 
 
 
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Trotters
London > Shopping > Baby Care
34 Kings Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Taschen
A local institution for yummy mummies, Trotters has been clothing young Sloanes for 25 years. Founded by Sophie Mirman (daughter of Royal milliner Simone Mirman) and ... More
 
 
 
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Poilane
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
39 Cadogan Gardens, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Taschen
Superb French bakery which dates back to 1832 when Lionel Poilane, a young baker from Normandy, came to Paris to open his first shop. His mission ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th April to 4th September 2016
Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Hyde Park, London SW3 | 1 minute from Taschen
Going strong for 50 years and counting, the Rolling Stones stage their first major exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, documenting five decades of rock 'n' roll ...More
 
 
 
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The Tiger Who Came To Tea
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th August to 4th September 2016 - Various Times
Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, SW1X | 3 minutes from Taschen
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Thursday 11th August and Thursday 8th September 2016 - 8.30pm
The Pheasantry, 152-154 Kings Road, SW3 | 6 minutes from Taschen
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Royal Court Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 3 minutes from Taschen
Dedicated to putting on new work and discovering new voices, the Royal Court Theatre was seen as 'the most important theatre in Europe' by no less ... More
 
 
 
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Cadogan Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
5 Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, London SW1X | 3 minutes from Taschen
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Duke of York Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Duke of York Square, Chelsea, London SW3 | Same location as Taschen
The pedestrianised Duke of York Square, just of the fashionable King's Road at the Sloane Square end, is an oasis of traffic-free calm. Modern glass fronted ... More
 
 
 
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Saatchi Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Taschen
The Saatchi Gallery re-opened on 9th October 2008 in the former military barracks of the Duke of York's Headquarters. The 70,000 square feet represents a significantly ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
259A Pavilion Road, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 3 minutes from Taschen
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Patisserie Valerie
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Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Knightsbridge, London SW34LY | 1 minute from Taschen
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Manicomio Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
85 Duke of York Square, King's Road, Chelsea, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | Same location as Taschen
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Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Knightsbridge, London SW34LY | 1 minute from Taschen
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Victoria School of English
London > Education > English Language Courses
28 Graham Terrace, Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 5 minutes from Taschen
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London > Education > English Language Courses
Marlborough Centre, Sloane Avenue, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Taschen
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Cadogan Garden, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Taschen
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Cadogan Place, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 6 minutes from Taschen
A private space a short walk from Sloane Square and Knightsbridge, Cadogan Place Gardens is a long rectangular site with Pont Street dividing a smaller north ... More
 
 
 
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Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Taschen
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
23 Smith Street, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Taschen
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 6 minutes from Taschen
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Taschen
Affectionately referred to as "the Cod", this Knightsbridge boozer-come-gastropub has acquired a reputation for serving high quality, modern food in no-fuss, sleek surroundings. If you do ... More
 
 
 
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Rasoi Restaurant
London > Business > Venue Hire
10 Lincoln Street, Chelsea, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Taschen
Chef Vineet Bhatia started out at the Star of India in South Kensington and his loyal fans - and anyone who likes Michelin starred food - ... More
 
 
 
San Domenico House Hotel (former Sloane Hotel)
London > Business > Venue Hire
29-31 Draycott Place, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Taschen
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Draycott Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
26 Cadogan Gardens, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Taschen
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Exhibition Short Talk - George III And Scottish Artists
Exhibitions | On 25th August 2016 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 22 minutes walk from Taschen

A talk focusing on the work of Ramsay and Adam....More

Maria Merians Butterflies
Maria Merians Butterflies
Exhibitions | Until 9th October 2016 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 22 minutes walk from Taschen

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Scottish Artists 1750-1900: From Caledonia to the Continent
Scottish Artists 1750-1900: From Caledonia to the Continent
Exhibitions | Until 9th October 2016 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 22 minutes walk from Taschen

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Apollo Victoria Theatre 1.44 miles from Taschen

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Chinese Afternoon Tea at Harrods
Chinese Afternoon Tea at Harrods
Foodie Events | Until 25th April 2017 

Chai Wu Harrods 2.01 miles from Taschen

An eastern twist on the traditional afternoon tea, Chai Wu, the elegant Chinese restaurant on the fifth floor of Harrods, ...More

 
Exhibitionism
Exhibitionism
Exhibitions | Until 4th September 2016 

Saatchi Gallery 2.16 miles from Taschen

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Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2016: Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2016: Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)
Exhibitions | Until 9th October 2016 

Serpentine Gallery 2.3 miles from Taschen

This summer the Serpentine Pavilion, the annual architectural project commissioned by the Serpentine Gallery, goes beyond its usual scope ...More

 
Etel Adnan
Exhibitions | Until 11th September 2016 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 2.3 miles from Taschen

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Alex Katz
Exhibitions | Until 11th September 2016 

Serpentine Gallery 2.3 miles from Taschen

American artist Alex Katz 's stylised figurative portraits were the subject of several major museum exhibitions in ...More

Elytra Filament Pavilion
Elytra Filament Pavilion
Exhibitions | Until 6th November 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Taschen

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