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 (Wednesday) 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
 
 

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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

 
 
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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    345 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 11 minutes from The French Bookshop
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    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
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    Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from The French Bookshop
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    London > Attractions > Museums
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    London > Restaurants > Brasseries
    56 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The French Bookshop
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from The French Bookshop
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 13 minutes from The French Bookshop
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