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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 £133  42% 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  41% off
7-12 Sloane Square, SW1W | 3 minutes from Taschen
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No.11 Cadogan Gardens
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £174  36% 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
 
 
 
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European Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
123 Gloucester Road, Soho, London SW7 | 18 minutes from Taschen
Well stocked bookshop selling books for European languages and literature, serving Londoners since 1964. Useful for all learners and readers of all ages, and includes ... More
 
 
 
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The Italian Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
123 Gloucester Road, Soho, London SW7 | 18 minutes from Taschen
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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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Oh Myung Hee: Metamorphosis: A Journey Of Transformation
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th Oct 2017 - 10am-6pm
Taschen, Duke of York's Square, King's Road, SW3 | 1 minute from Taschen
Paintings and an installation by the Korean artist exploring change, renewal, nature and the search for one's true self....More
 
 
 
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Opera Prelude: Fame, Fortune, Mischief And Mayhem
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 17th October 2017 - 10.30am-12.30pm
Taschen, 5 Sloane Terrace, SW1X | 3 minutes from Taschen
Literary & Education, Talk....More
 
 
 
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L'Orchestre Du Monde
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 17th October 2017 - 7.30pm
Taschen, 5 Sloane Terrace, SW1X | 3 minutes from Taschen
Janusz Piotrowicz conducts Beethoven's Symphony No 5 and Brahms's Symphony No 1 in aid of SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity....More
 
 
 
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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
Cadogan Hall opened its doors on 18th June 2004 with a surprising lack of fanfare but is making up for that with a year of 10th ... More
 
 
 
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The Boisdale Jazz & Cigar Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
15 Eccleston Street, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 10 minutes from Taschen
A tartan clad jazz, cigar and supper club, Boisdale of Belgravia has an the old fashioned charm of a gentlemen's club. Situated in an elegant Regency ... 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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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Taschen
Built by Sir Christopher Wren 1682-1692, the Grade I-listed Royal Hospital Chelsea was intended by King Charles II to be a home for soldiers who were ... More
 
 
 
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National Army Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Taschen
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Patisserie Valerie
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
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
Some say Manicomio offers the best Italian cuisine in the capital. Matthew Norman, food critic at the Telegraph and Guardan, for instance, gave his meal here ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 17 minutes from Taschen
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 18 minutes from Taschen
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 21 minutes from Taschen
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Ushvani
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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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Taschen
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23 Smith Street, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Taschen
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37 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 6 minutes from Taschen
The Orange Public House and Hotel on Pimlico Road has been lovingly restored to its former glory by the team behind The Thomas Cubitt and The ... More
 
 
 
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Taschen
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London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Taschen
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Clarendon Cocktail Cellar
London > Nightlife > Bars
52 Cambridge Street, SW1V | 13 minutes from Taschen
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The Goring Bar and Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Beeston Place, Victoria, London SW1W | 14 minutes from Taschen
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Taschen
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National Army Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Taschen
With ten, widely different and uniquely versatile rooms, the National Army Museum can help you hold your event, your way. Plan your party in Victorian splendour, ... More
 
 
 
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Thomas Cubitt
London > Business > Venue Hire
44 Elizabeth St, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 8 minutes from Taschen
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Opera Prelude: Fame, Fortune, Mischief And Mayhem
Exhibitions | On 17th October 2017 

Cadogan Hall 3 minutes walk from Taschen

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L'Orchestre Du Monde
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Cadogan Hall 3 minutes walk from Taschen

Janusz Piotrowicz conducts Beethoven's Symphony No 5 and Brahms's Symphony No 1 in aid of SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity....More

Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
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Exhibitions | Until 12th November 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 13 minutes walk from Taschen

From hatboxes to tea chests, surfboards to aeroplanes, Plywood has been embraced by designers, architects and engineers to bend the ...More

 
Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
Opera: Passion, Power and Politics
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 13 minutes walk from Taschen

The V&A and the Royal Opera House team up this year to present landmark exhibition Opera: Passion, Power and Politics. ...More

 
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Exhibitions | Until 18th February 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 13 minutes walk from Taschen

He shunned publicity, was rarely seen and gave only one full interview in his life yet Christian Dior called him ...More

 
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Apollo Victoria Theatre 15 minutes walk from Taschen

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Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2018 

Natural History Museum 16 minutes walk from Taschen

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Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2018 

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Piano Masterclass With Barry Douglas
Exhibitions | On 17th October 2017 

Royal College of Music 18 minutes walk from Taschen

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Canaletto And The Art Of Venice
Canaletto And The Art Of Venice
Exhibitions | Until 12th November 2017 

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