Waterstone's - Gower Street  

 
 
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82 Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 6EQ
 
 
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Mon & Wed & Thu & Fri 9.30am-8pm, Tue 10am-8pm, Sat 9.30am-7pm, Sun 12.30pm-6pm
 

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Waterstone's - Gower StreetWaterstone'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, in1982 and now its flagship store resides at what used to be Simpsons of Piccadilly - the iconic menswear department store. Its winning formula is the 3 for 2 offers, endless supply of current pulp fiction and the sheer mass of books on the miles of shelves. It's a formula that has the purists - and plenty of authors - shaking their heads and, in extreme cases, inciting boycotts. With more than 300 stores on our high streets it is difficult to avoid this giant. However when you want to pop in for a beach read, to stock up on your university reading list or the latest biography it couldn't be more comfortable or convenient. Their branch on Gower Street claims to be the biggest stocklist of academic books in Europe.

 

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Regency House Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £64  42% off
71 Gower Street, WC1E | 1 minute from Waterstone's - Gower Street
For those who fancy staying in a hotel with a piece of English history, the Regency House Hotel should be first pick. Dating back to the ... More
 
 
 
The Academy Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £53  42% off
21 Gower Street, WC1E | 2 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
Thick carpets, antique furniture, free-standing claw-foot baths and delicate floral fabrics create an atmosphere of intimate country house elegance throughout this 49-room boutique hotel owned by ... More
 
 
 
myhotel Bloomsbury London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  34% off
11-13 Bayley Street, WC1B | 5 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
The idea behind the first class service at this hotel is to offer guests a personal touch and inspiration for creative minds. With cutting edge design ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to Waterstone's - Gower Street
Crime On Store
London > Shopping > Books
32 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 4 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
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Treadwell's
London > Shopping > Books
33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E7BS | 4 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
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Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
A broad selection of gay and lesbian interest books ranging from fiction, through biography, travel and counselling. Magazines and cards are also on offer.... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Waterstone's - Gower Street
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Heal's
London > Shopping > House and Garden
196 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 2 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
Though it was established in 1800 Heal's is renowned for its beautifully designed furniture, attractive modern decorations and hyper-modern kitchenware. The Heal's trademark has become synonymous ... More
 
 
 
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Ask
London > Shopping > Electronics
248 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 6 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
Of all the cheap electronics shops clustered together along Tottenham Court Road, Ask is probably the pick of the bunch. Four floors of all the latest ... More
 
 
 
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Almost Famous
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
5 Percy Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
Almost Famous started out selling limited runs of classy denim, but this flagship store marks their expansion into a whole range of elegant ladies clothes. Born ... More
 
 
 
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Club Shangri-La
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 27th May 2016 - 9pm-3am
Bloomsbury Lanes, Basement of Tavistock Hotel, Tavistock Square, WC1H | 4 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
...More
 
 
 
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Made London - Bloomsbury
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 29th April, 30th April and 1st May 2016
Mary Ward House, 5-7 Tavistock Place, WC1H | 5 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
A new companion show to Made London in October - one of the top selling events for designer makers in Europe - Made London Bloomsbury will ...More
 
 
 
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Postcards From The Middle East
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 24th May 2016 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | 7 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
Talk by Seonaid Rogers....More
 
 
 
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Near Waterstone's - Gower Street
Woburn Square
London > Entertainment >
Woburn Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 2 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
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Bloomsbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
Bloomsbury Theatre main auditorium closed until Summer 2016. Bloomsbury Theatre Studio is unaffected and continues to operate as normal. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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The Magic Circle
London > Entertainment >
12 Stephenson Way, NW1 | 6 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
The purpose built headquarters of The Magic Circle in Euston houses a vast collection of posters and memorabilia relating to the history of mystery. The ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Waterstone's - Gower Street
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The Wiener Library
London > Attractions > Museums
29 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
The Wiener Library is the world's oldest library dedicated to the study of the Holocaust, its causes and legacies. The library also hosts a regular programme ... More
 
 
 
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The Building Centre
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 4 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
Open to the public as well as construction professionals, The Building Centre houses a permanent exhibition of a 1:1500 scale model of Central London. Current major ... More
 
 
 
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New London Architecture
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 4 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
Located at The Building Centre in central London, New London Architecture prompts debate and discussion on architecture, planning, development and construction in the capital. The Pipers ... More
 
 
 
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Meals at Heal's
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
196 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 2 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
Oliver Peyton clearly picked up his ideas about naming businesses from somebody in the hairdressing trade. 'Meal's at Heals' now joins his 'In the Park' as ... More
 
 
 
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
79 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
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Store Street Espresso
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
40 Store Street , Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
With artisan coffee and a great selection of sandwiches and pastries, Store Street Espresso is popular with local students and residents as well as tourists. Their ... More
 
 
 
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Near Waterstone's - Gower Street
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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 2 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
 
 
 
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Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
Among the best regarded art schools in the world. The Slade is a fairly traditional school with an insistence on certain techniques within each undergraduate course, ... More
 
 
 
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The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 5 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
 
 
 
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Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 1 minute from Waterstone's - Gower Street
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
 
 
 
Fitness Exchange
London > Leisure > Fitness
179a Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
A relatively new player in the health and fitness market, the Exchanges offer well equipped gyms, as well as classes, beauty therapy and swimming. New members ... More
 
 
 
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Fitzroy Square Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
Fitzroy Square is one of London's finest squares and the only London square designed by Robert Adam. It is named after Charles Fitzroy, 4th Duke of ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Waterstone's - Gower Street.
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Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 6 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
Always a popular choice for local workers and tourists taking in the delights of Bloomsbury, Marquis Cornwallis , located on Marchmont Street, close ... More
 
 
 
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Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 8 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
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King & Queen
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Foley Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 8 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
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Crazy Bear
London > Nightlife > Bars
26 - 28 Whitfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
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Drakes Tabanco
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Windmill Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
Drakes Tabanco opens on 7th October 2013. Serving fine and rare sherry wines straight from barrel, alongside a Spanish and British food menu, Drakes Tabanco is ... More
 
 
 
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Simmons Fitzrovia
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Maple Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
The folks that brought you Simmons King's Cross and Simmons Camden have now made their way to Fitzrovia with whimsical watering hole Simmons Fitzrovia. Serving ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Waterstone's - Gower Street.
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Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 
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The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More
 
 
 
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British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 7 minutes from Waterstone's - Gower Street
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
 
 
 
 

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Royal Opera House: Frankenstein
Dance | Until 27th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Waterstone's - Gower Street

Royal Ballet Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett presents a full-length narrative ballet-adaptation of Mary Shelley's Gothic novel, which deals with ...More

Oedipe
Concerts | Until 8th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Waterstone's - Gower Street

Johan Reuter, John Tomlinson, Sarah Connolly and Sophie Bevan perform in The Royal Opera House ...More

Frankenstein
Dance | Until 27th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Waterstone's - Gower Street

The Royal Opera House hosts the world premiere of Liam Scarlett's new full-length ballet, ...More

The Winter's Tale
The Winter's Tale
Dance | Until 10th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Waterstone's - Gower Street

After creating Alice's Adventures in Wonderland for The Royal Ballet in 2011 - the company's first full length ...More

 
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Waterstone's - Gower Street

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Foodie Events | Until 29th September 2016 

Balthazar 2 minutes walk from Waterstone's - Gower Street

Plumped up lips made from sponge, chocolate torte as gel eyeliner, and rhubarb and ginger cream lined up like brush-on ...More

 
The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 30th July 2016 

Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from Waterstone's - Gower Street

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
Sicily: Culture And Conquest - Helena Attlee, Dirk Booms And Tom Holland
Exhibitions | On 25th May 2016 

Stanford's 3 minutes walk from Waterstone's - Gower Street

Authors discuss the new British Museum exhibition....More

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Waterstone's - Gower Street

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from Waterstone's - Gower Street

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
 
 
 
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