The French Bookshop

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

Today (Saturday) The French Bookshop closes at 18.30

Monday:

8.15
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18.30
 
 

Tuesday:

8.15
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18.30
 
 

Wednesday:

8.15
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18.30
 
 

Thursday:

8.15
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18.30
 
 

Friday:

8.15
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18.30
 
 

Saturday:

9.00
-
18.30
 
 

Sunday:

Closed
 
 

LondonTown.com - The French Bookshop Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

 
 
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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Harrington Court Apartments
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £123  40% 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
 
 
 
The Kensington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £155  26% off
109-113 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 2 minutes from The French Bookshop
Set just off from Old Brompton Road in the heart of fashionable South Kensington, The Kensington Hotel has a real history to match its stylish, understated ... More
 
 
 
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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £233  23% 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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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Photography Summer Show
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 31st July and 1st August 2014 at 10am-6pm & 2nd August 2014 at 11am-5pm
Stephanie Hoppen, 17 Walton Street, SW3 | 9 minutes from The French Bookshop
A diverse exhibition featuring works by Suzanne Jongmans, David Chow, Helen Lyon, Paulette Tavormina and Seamus Ryan....More
 
 
 
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Dr. Harold Edgerton: Abstractions
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 31st July and 1st August 2014 at 10.30am-6pm & 2nd August 2014 at 10.30am-5pm
Michael Hoppen Gallery, 3 Jubilee Place, SW3 | 10 minutes from The French Bookshop
An exhibition featuring a rare selection of vintage black and white prints from the Dr Harold Edgerton Estate....More
 
 
 
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Gluck, Handel & Lully
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 2nd August 2014 - 3pm
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 10 minutes from The French Bookshop
The Greek orchestra performs Handel's Alessandro Overture No.6, Hasse's Artemisia Sinfonia No.5, Paisiello's Olimpiade - E Mi Lasci Cosi?, Lully's Phaeton Suite No.10, and works by ...More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from The French Bookshop
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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The French Bookshop
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The French Bookshop
The Victoria and Albert Museum (or V & A as everyone calls it) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The French Bookshop
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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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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The French Bookshop
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Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 11 minutes from The French Bookshop
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Ushvani
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Cadogan Garden, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 14 minutes from 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
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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
 
 
 
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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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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
 
 
 
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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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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
 
 
 
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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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Mammoths: Ice Age Giants
Mammoths: Ice Age Giants
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

Natural History Museum 4 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

Some of the largest creatures to ever walk the earth will be the subject of Mammoths: Ice Age Giants at ...More

 
Images of Nature
Images of Nature
Exhibitions | Next performance 2nd August 2014 

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

 
Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story
Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story
Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2014 

Natural History Museum 4 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

Look back at Britain long before the Romans, Saxons and Vikings arrived at the Natural History Museum's major exhibition, Britain: ...More

 
Illustrations Of A Curious Nature: Talk
Exhibitions | Until 4th August 2014 

Natural History Museum 4 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

Discover more about the strange works in the Museum's library....More

Sensational Butterflies
Sensational Butterflies
Kids Events | Until 14th September 2014 

Natural History Museum 4 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

From chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive this summer with the erection of a tropical ...More

 
Joan Fontcuberta: Stranger Than Fiction
Exhibitions | Until 9th November 2014 

Science Museum 5 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

The Science Museum's Media Space, launched last year, hosts the first major UK exhibition by Catalan artist Joan Fontcuberta this ...More

Disobedient Objects
Disobedient Objects
Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2015 

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

The V&A's Disobedient Objects exhibition showcases items made to play a role in political protest, ranging from Suffragette teapots to ...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

 
This Time in History: What Escapes
This Time in History: What Escapes
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2014 

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

Each time Edinburgh-based visual artist Rose Frain carries out her site-specific installation piece 'What Escapes' it is different; what binds ...More

 
A World To Win: Posters Of Protest And Revolution
A World To Win: Posters Of Protest And Revolution
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

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

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