Africa Book Centre

 
 
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38 King Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 8JT 
 
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London's Best Events 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
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Hotels near Africa Book Centre

Near Africa Book Centre
St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £175  42% off
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
One of the first design hotels, it certainly hasn't lost any of its cool appeal and continues to impress with great service and high standards. The ... More
 
 
 
Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  42% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
The Savoy London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £209  32% off
Strand, WC2R | 4 minutes from Africa Book Centre
After one of the most ambitious restoration programmes in Britain, The Savoy was officially reopened in autumn 2010 by Prince Charles. Pierre Yves Rochon's three-year, £220-million ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Books nearest Africa Book Centre

Nearest to Africa Book Centre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Stanfords
London > Shopping > Books
12-14 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Africa Book Centre
Intrepid explorers already know where to travel for the best selection of maps and travel books. Stanfords should be the first pit stop on any journey. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Any Amount of Books
London > Shopping > Books
62 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
A delightful second-hand bookshop with a wide choice that ranges from antiquarian first editions to the bargain basement. Rare books, first editions, modern literature, art and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Forbidden Planet
London > Shopping > Books
179 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Africa Book Centre
Crammed with the cream of cult entertainment this shop is a seventh heaven for sci-fi fans. In the old days, Forbidden Planet just stocked every ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Africa Book Centre

The best shops and markets near Africa Book Centre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sanctuary
London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Africa Book Centre
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jones
London > Shopping > Menswear
13 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Africa Book Centre
Dedicated to designer menswear including formal tailoring from Westwood, Gaultier, Dries van Noten, Helmut Lang and Alexander McQueen, and more relaxed diffusion lines from Fake and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tintin Shop
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
34 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Africa Book Centre
Billions of blue blistering barnacles, they've only gone and opened up a Tintin Shop in Covent Garden, dedicated entirely to Herge's bequiffed reporter and his faithful ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Africa Book Centre

Near Africa Book Centre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from Africa Book Centre
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 7 minutes from Africa Book Centre
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urinetown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th September 2014 to 24th January 2015
Apollo Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, Westminster, London W1D | 8 minutes from Africa Book Centre
After a hugely successful run at the St James Theatre at the beginning of 2014 Urinetown moves to the Apollo Theatre on 29th September 2014 making ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Africa Book Centre

Near Africa Book Centre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Arts Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
The Arts Theatre was built in 1927 as a members club, which allowed it to circumvent the censorship laws and perform unusual and avant garde fare. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wyndham's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
Wyndham's Theatre opened in Charing Cross Road on 16th November 1899 and was owned by Charles Wyndham. One of its biggest hits was Sandy Wilson's The ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Africa Book Centre

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Africa Book Centre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Paul's Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Africa Book Centre
Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre community. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Film Museum Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
The London Film Museum, located on the site of the Theatre Museum in the original Flower Cellars in the heart of Covent Garden, is the second ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Africa Book Centre

What are the best dining options near Africa Book Centre London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Palm Court Brasserie
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
39 King Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Africa Book Centre
Having often walked past Palm Court Brasserie, it hadn’t escaped my notice that this Covent Garden eatery is forever chock-a-block with diners. This is supposedly a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Joe's Southern Kitchen and Bar
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
34 King Street, Covent Garden, , Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Africa Book Centre
From 4th July 2013, a significant date in any American diary, Navajo Joe in Covent Garden - a long-standing American restaurant in London which had occupied ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Muffinski's
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
5 King Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Africa Book Centre
Cafes... More
 
 
 
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Education near Africa Book Centre

Near Africa Book Centre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 7 minutes from Africa Book Centre
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 12 minutes from Africa Book Centre
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 14 minutes from Africa Book Centre
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Africa Book Centre

Africa Book Centre gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Africa Book Centre
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Africa Book Centre
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Africa Book Centre

The best pubs near London Africa Book Centre.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Africa Book Centre
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Africa Book Centre

Africa Book Centre clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, WC2N | 2 minutes from Africa Book Centre
A speakeasy bar with a twist, B.Y.O.C is a cocktail bar that doesn't stock any alcohol. But, before snubbing it in disgust, you can relax in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Light Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
The Light Bar on the ground floor of the stylish St Martins Lane hotel has some of the best cocktails in London - they make a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Detroit Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
Covent Garden "style" bar serving cocktails and a chilled out, trendy vibe. Considered to be one of London’s original “style” or “concept” bars, despite being on the ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Africa Book Centre

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Africa Book Centre.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Africa Book Centre
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, WC2H | 5 minutes from Africa Book Centre
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
 

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Cairo Son
Concerts | On 21st September 2014 

The Roadhouse 1 minute walk from Africa Book Centre

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

Royal Opera House 2 minutes walk from Africa Book Centre

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

 
Royal Opera House Backstage Tours
Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

Royal Opera House 2 minutes walk from Africa Book Centre

Home to The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera, the magnificent Royal Opera House opens its doors for unprecedented access ...More

Goodbye Piccadilly
Goodbye Piccadilly
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2015 

London Transport Museum 3 minutes walk from Africa Book Centre

Follow the London buses driven to the front during World War I, find out how women made up the transport ...More

 
Ghost Stories
Ghost Stories
Theatre | Until 18th January 2015 

Arts Theatre 3 minutes walk from Africa Book Centre

Following a phenomenally successful run at the Lyric Hammersmith and a West End transfer Ghost Stories comes to the Arts ...More

 
English National Opera: Otello
English National Opera: Otello
Concerts | Until 17th October 2014 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 3 minutes walk from Africa Book Centre

English National Opera celebrates Shakespeare's 450th anniversary with a new production of Verdi's Otello. Set on the Cypriot coast, Otello's ...More

 
Stomp
Stomp
Theatre | Until 21st December 2014 

Ambassadors Theatre 3 minutes walk from Africa Book Centre

Stomp stages an aural assault on your senses at the Ambassadors Theatre. There is no plot, no dialogue and nobody ...More

 
Golden Kite
Theatre | On 21st September 2014 

The Lyceum Theatre 4 minutes walk from Africa Book Centre

The orchestra, crew and theatre staff join the cast of The Lion King for an evening of song, dance and ...More

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 30th May 2015 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 4 minutes walk from Africa Book Centre

Nominated for a staggering seven Oliviers in this year's Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

The Lyceum Theatre 4 minutes walk from Africa Book Centre

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
 
 
 
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