The French Bookshop

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28 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 3EX†
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Opening and closing times for The French Bookshop

Today (Thursday) The French Bookshop closes at 18.30

Monday:

8.15
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18.30

Tuesday:

8.15
-
18.30

Wednesday:

8.15
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18.30

Thursday:

8.15
-
18.30

Friday:

8.15
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18.30

Saturday:

9.00
-
18.30

Sunday:

Closed

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

South Kensington Tube Station
2 minutes walk
Gloucester Road Tube Station
6 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

West Brompton Overground Station
18 minutes walk
Victoria Railway Station
27 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
7 minutes walk
Union Car Parks
9 minutes walk

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Hotels near The French Bookshop

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Harrington Court Apartments
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £136† 39% off
13 Harrington Road, SW7 | 2 minutes from The French Bookshop
Close to the London Natural History Museum, Kensington Palace and the Olympia Conference and Exhibition Centre, this 4 star Victorian property features 47 guest rooms, business ... More
130 Queen's Gate Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment † from £227† 31% off
130 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 2 minutes from The French Bookshop
Located in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, the 130 Queen's Gate Apartments provide state-of-the-art accommodation nearby to many of London's attractions, including the Natural ... More
The Regency Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £95† 23% off
100 Queens Gate, SW7 | 3 minutes from The French Bookshop
The Regency Hotel in South Kensington on the tree-lined road of Queens Gate is in a prime spot near Old Brompton Road with a good choice ... More
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Alternative Books nearest The French Bookshop

Nearest to The French Bookshop
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
345 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 11 minutes from The French Bookshop
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. An independent that treats you like an individual. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
John Sandoe Books
London > Shopping > Books
10 Blacklands Terrace, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 13 minutes from The French Bookshop
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Taschen
London > Shopping > Books
12 Duke of York Square, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 14 minutes from The French Bookshop
Glossy, 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 ... More
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Shopping near The French Bookshop

The best shops and markets near The French Bookshop
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The French Bookshop
Fishmonger Robin Moxon is regarded as one of the best suppliers of fish in London and is all too familiar with early morning trips to Billingsgate ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christie's South Kensington
London > Shopping >
85 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from The French Bookshop
Established in 1776, Christie's holds sales ranging from Old Masters to the contemporary arts. In 1990 it broke all records with the sale Van ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from The French Bookshop
Superior florist directly opposite South Kensington Tube Station. They sell flowers to the great and good of this area and as you might expect, this means ... More
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Events near The French Bookshop

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Fly Me To The Moon 3D
London > Events > Film Events †Dates: 19th to 25th Dec 2014
Science Museum IMAX, Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The French Bookshop
In the sweltering summer of May 1969, intrepid housefly Nat and his best friends Scooter and IQ yearn for excitement. Inspired by his globetrotting grandpa, Nat ...More
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Annie
London > Events > Film Events †Dates: 19th to 25th Dec 2014
Cineworld Fulham Road, 142 Fulham Road, South Kensington, SW10 | 9 minutes from The French Bookshop
Annie lives in Harlem in the dubious care of embittered, alcoholic, faded pop star Colleen Hannigan with four other girls. During one of her regular jaunts ...More
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Get Santa
London > Events > Film Events †Dates: 19th to 25th Dec 2014
Cineworld Fulham Road, 142 Fulham Road, South Kensington, SW10 | 9 minutes from The French Bookshop
Getaway driver Steve Anderson is released from prison after two years behind bars. His return to the outside world coincides Santa Claus crash-landing in the British ...More
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Entertainment near The French Bookshop

Near The French Bookshop
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Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The French Bookshop
The Cine Lumiere is a shining beacon for all fans of European and World cinema. Attached to the Institut Francais, its programme is varied and intelligent, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The French Bookshop
The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from The French Bookshop
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
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Sights and Attractions near The French Bookshop

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The French Bookshop
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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from The French Bookshop
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The French Bookshop
The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Information Age
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, SW7 | 5 minutes from The French Bookshop
A major permanent gallery on the second floor of the Science Museum, open on 25th October 2014, Information Age: Six Networks That Changed Our World is ... More
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Restaurants near The French Bookshop

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Oddono's
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
14 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as The French Bookshop
Italian ice cream as only the Italians know how. This ice cream parlour is hotly tipped by celebrity chefs, Gordon Ramsay and Italian chef Theo Randall ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bangkok
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
9 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The French Bookshop
Thai cuisine. ... More
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La Bouchee
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
56 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The French Bookshop
"There is no better place to defrost the soul on a dark winter's day than this great little French restaurant... excellent value." So says the Times ... More
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Education near The French Bookshop

Near The French Bookshop
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The French Bookshop
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 London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 15 minutes from The French Bookshop
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, SW11 | 19 minutes from The French Bookshop
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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The French Bookshop gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The French Bookshop
Downstairs from LA Fitness (keep going past the people who look like they're about to die on the running machines) you'll find G-Spa. A world away ... More
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Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 11 minutes from The French Bookshop
More than just a skincare shop, this branch of Lush on the Kings Road houses the Lush Spa. An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ushvani
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Cadogan Garden, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 14 minutes from The French Bookshop
One of Knightsbridge's better kept secrets is the Ushvani day spa, tucked away in a Grade II listed building on Cadogan Gardens. Founded by Usha Arumugam, ... More
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Pubs near The French Bookshop

The best pubs near London The French Bookshop.
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The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, SW5 | 7 minutes from The French Bookshop
Gastropub... More
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 8 minutes from The French Bookshop
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Enterprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, , Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 9 minutes from The French Bookshop
Bar ... More
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Nightlife near The French Bookshop

The French Bookshop clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Eighty Six
London > Nightlife > Bars
86 Fulham Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | 5 minutes from The French Bookshop
Eighty-Six is the brainchild of George Adams and Charlie Kearns, the duo behind Verbier's Coco Club. A popular place for after hours socialising for the Fulham ... More
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from The French Bookshop
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Evans & Peel Detective Agency
London > Nightlife > Bars
310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 13 minutes from The French Bookshop
Taking the speakeasy trend to another level, the Evans & Peel Detective Agency is a bar moonlighting as fully functioning detective company. The basement bar can ... More
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Meeting venue hire near The French Bookshop

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The French Bookshop.
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from The French Bookshop
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The French Bookshop
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
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The Gore Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
190 Queen's Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from The French Bookshop
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Images of Nature
Images of Nature
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Natural History Museum 4 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

Women artists are the theme of Natural History Museum's temporary exhibition in the Images of Nature gallery, which showcases botanical ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2015 

Natural History Museum 4 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

Some photographers wait for weeks in order to catch that one great action shot, some set up elaborate timing mechanisms. ...More

 
Engineer Your Future
Exhibitions | Until 17th December 2017 

Science Museum 5 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

A contemporary exhibition looking at engineering and the role of engineers, with interactive challenges for visitors....More

Constable: The Making of a Master
Constable: The Making of a Master
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 5 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

The V&A showcases the work of British landscape artist John Constable in Constable: The Making of a Master. The exhibition ...More

 
Wedding Dresses 1775-2014
Wedding Dresses 1775-2014
Exhibitions | Until 15th March 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 5 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

The V&A turns its attentions, and not inconsiderable costume collection, to the subject of marriage, and in particular the evolution ...More

 
V & A Exhibition Road Project
V & A Exhibition Road Project
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 5 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

A new purpose-built underground gallery, magnificent courtyard space and a new entrance from Exhibition Road on the west side of ...More

 
HiddenCity: The Enchanted Mirror
HiddenCity: The Enchanted Mirror
Tours | Until 11th January 2015 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 5 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

Following Scrooge's Cryptic Christmas Trail in 2013, HiddenCity are once again offering a festive scavenger hunt this year. The Enchanted ...More

 
India's Disappearing Railways: A Photographic Journey
Exhibitions | Until 9th January 2015 

Royal Geographical Society 10 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

Photographs of the country's changing relationship with the railway system, featuring contributions from the late Australian photojournalist and travel writer ...More

Enjoy A Winter Warmer At Rabbit
Leisure | Until 31st December 2014 

Rabbit 11 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

This Christmas, newly-opened Chelsea restaurant, Rabbit will be offering the perfect winter warmer to keep the cold at bay, reviving ...More

Reiner Ruthenbeck
Reiner Ruthenbeck
Exhibitions | Until 15th February 2015 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 15 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

A major retrospective of German sculptor and conceptual artist Reiner Ruthenbeck, who transforms space with such unconventional materials as crumpled ...More

 
 

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The Royal Ballet: The Four Temperaments | Hofesh Shechter | Song of the Earth
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Royal Opera House

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non zero one: Mountaineering
Theatre | 3rd February 2015 - 15th February 2015 

Roundhouse

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Alex Edelman: Millennial
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Soho Theatre

New York based comedian Alex Edelman brings his debut show Millennial to the Soho Theatre in January 2015. A recent ...More

 
Fireworks (Al'ab Nariya)
Theatre | 12th February 2015 - 14th March 2015 

Royal Court Theatre

Looking at what it's like to be a Palestinian child living under siege, Dalia Taha's Fireworks (Al'ab Nariya) at the ...More

Heddon Street Kitchen
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Heddon Street Kitchen hit the headlines the day it opened, on Saturday 8th November 2014, as 100 diners failed to ...More

 
Bo Drake
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Opened 30th November 2014 

This casual-dining Korean restaurant is the brainchild of Jan Lee, alumni of the award-winning Roka, who grew up in his ...More

 
Sky Garden
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