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Rosewood London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 8 minutes from Blackwell's
Located in High Holborn, Rosewood London is the most luxurious hotel in the area and is nearby to the capital's main business district and a number ... More
 
 
 
Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 10 minutes from Blackwell's
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
 
 
 
The Montague on the Gardens
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
15 Montague Street, WC1B | 14 minutes from Blackwell's
Overlooking the gardens of Montague Garden Square, this sedate hotel has a peaceful feel even though the British Museum is right next door and Covent Garden's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to Blackwell's
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Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Blackwell's
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
 
 
 
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Stanfords
London > Shopping > Books
7 Mercer Walk, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 9 minutes from Blackwell's
Map and travel experts since 1853, Stanfords has been trading in the Covent Garden area since the nineteenth century and in 2019 moved from Long Acre, ... More
 
 
 
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Any Amount of Books
London > Shopping > Books
62 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 10 minutes from Blackwell's
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
 
 
 
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Shopping near Blackwell's

The best shops and markets near Blackwell's
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The Albion Emporium
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
As British as a bacon buttie, buying your groceries at The Albion Emporium is like getting first dibs on Mrs Beeton's pantry. A bastion of Britishness, ... More
 
 
 
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Primrose Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
If cupcakes are you cup of tea then head to the Covent Garden outlet of Primrose Bakery, a family owned enterprise which makes the most scrumptious ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Curiosity Shop
London > Shopping > Shoes
13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
16th century shop and literary landmark. With its precarious overhanging upper storey, uneven floorboards, sloping roof and wooden beams, this 16th century building warrants its title as ... More
 
 
 
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The Play That Goes Wrong
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 18th June 2021 to 30th January 2022 - Various Times
Blackwell's, Catherine Street, WC2B | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
Award-winning company Theatre Mischief presents a hilarious play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society staging a murder mystery, which is beset by a malfunctioning set, waylaid props, ...More
 
 
 
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Back To The Future: The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th August to 26th September 2021 - Various Times
Blackwell's, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 6 minutes from Blackwell's
Great Scott! John Rando directs a spectacular time-travelling musical based on the 1985 film with a book by Bob Gale and music and lyrics by Alan ...More
 
 
 
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Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 25th June 2021 to 13th February 2022 - Various Times
Blackwell's, 166 Drury Lane, WC2B | 8 minutes from Blackwell's
The fairy tale heroine shall go the royal ball when Laurence Connor directs a musical comedy with a book by Emerald Fennel, music by Andrew Lloyd ...More
 
 
 
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Somerset House
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute ... More
 
 
 
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The Funny Side of Covent Garden (Upstairs at The George)
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
213 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
The Funny Side comedy group runs comedy clubs in three locations in London, including the flagship Covent Garden venue above The George pub which puts on ... More
 
 
 
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Novello Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
Built in 1905 to form a pair with the near-identical Aldwych Theatre, the Novello Theatre (formerly known as the Strand Theatre) is one of London's more ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Blackwell's

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Blackwell's
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The Store Studios
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
180 The Strand, WC2R | 1 minute from Blackwell's
A creative space and broadcast studios housed in a Brutalist building, Store Studios, 180 The Strand launched in October 2016 with 'The ... More
 
 
 
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Somerset House: Embankment Galleries
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
Opened on 24th April 2008, the Embankment Galleries at Somerset House offer 750 square metres of exhibition space where the Hermitage Rooms used to be. Exhibitions ... More
 
 
 
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The Courtauld Institute Of Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
Manet's 'Bar at the Folies-Bergeres', Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear' and Renoir's 'La Loge' are just a few of the celebrated ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Blackwell's

What are the best dining options near Blackwell's London?
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
181 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 1 minute from Blackwell's
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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The Admiralty
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
Somerset House, The Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
In the evenings, approach this restaurant through the fountained courtyard of Somerset House to get yourself in the mood for a magical meal. The Admiralty is ... More
 
 
 
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Admiralty Deli at Somerset House
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
This cafe can fulfil all your snack requirements while you peruse the exhibits at beautiful 18th century Somerset House.... More
 
 
 
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Near Blackwell's
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 8 minutes from Blackwell's
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Blackwell's

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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
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
 
 
 
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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
 
 
 
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Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
The largest public square in London, Lincoln's Inn Fields has a rich and varied history. In 1683 it was the site of the public beheading of ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Blackwell's

The best pubs near London Blackwell's.
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Edgar Wallace
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Essex Street, Holborn, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
... More
 
 
 
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The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Blackwell's

Blackwell's clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Somerset House Terrace
London > Nightlife > Bars
Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
For summer 2019 the riverside terrace next to Somerset House is partnering with San Miguel beer to offer a summery menu of Spanish-inspired ... More
 
 
 
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Proud Embankment
London > Nightlife >
8 Victoria Embankment, WC2R | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
Baz Luhrmann meets Cirque du Soleil at Proud Embankment, an immersive cabaret-dining experience and the largest club of its kind in ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Merser & Co.
London > Nightlife > Bars
44 Essex Street, Sign of the Post and Hound, WC2R | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
Once a bustling trade in the streets of 17th century London, rum blending houses were non-existent in the capital for over a hundred years. But ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Blackwell's.
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Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More
 
 
 
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Somerset House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute Gallery, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Two Temple Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
Two Temple Place, Holborn, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
With its castle like façade and a striking interior, Two Temple Place is one of London's most prestigious settings for corporate and private events. As well ... More
 
 
 

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The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 30th January 2022 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Award-winning company Theatre Mischief presents a hilarious play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society staging a murder mystery, which is beset ...More

Frozen: The Musical
Theatre | Until 3rd April 2022 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 4 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Michael Grandage directs a magical stage musical based on the Disney animated film, which charts the journey of two sisters ...More

Back To The Future: The Musical
Theatre | Until 26th September 2021 

Adelphi Theatre 6 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Great Scott! John Rando directs a spectacular time-travelling musical based on the 1985 film with a book by Bob Gale ...More

Hairspray
Theatre | Until 29th September 2021 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 9 minutes walk from Blackwell's

The feel-good musical set in 1960s Baltimore follows Tracy Turnblad and her big hair as she embarks on a mission ...More

Oleanna
Theatre | Until 23rd October 2021 

Arts Theatre 10 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Lucy Bailey directs Jonathan Slinger and Rosie Sheehy in David Mamet's incendiary drama about a female student, who threatens to ...More

Leopoldstadt
Theatre | Until 30th October 2021 

Wyndham's Theatre 10 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Patrick Marber directs the world premiere staging of Tom Stoppard's intimate drama set in 1900 Vienna in the crowded tenements ...More

Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2022 

Trafalgar Square 12 minutes walk from Blackwell's

London born artist Heather Philipson puts an ice cream with a cherry on top on The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar ...More

 
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Part II
Theatre | Until 26th September 2021 

Palace Theatre 12 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Harry contends with the ghosts of the past while his youngest son Albus struggles with the weight of a family ...More

Jersey Boys
Theatre | Until 2nd January 2022 

Trafalgar Studios 12 minutes walk from Blackwell's

A return to the West End for the award-winning jukebox musical charting the rise and eventual break-up of 1960s rock'n'roll ...More

Mary Poppins
Theatre | Until 13th February 2022 

Prince Edward Theatre 13 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Step in time with Zizi Strallen as Mary Poppins and Charlie Stemp as chimney sweep Bert in Richard Eyre's revival ...More

 
 
 
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