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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
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ME London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
A luxurious 5-star hotel situated right in the heart of the city, ME London offers guests a lavish accommodation experience. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide the impeccable guestrooms ... More
 
 
 
The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £157  40% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  22% off
61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 6 minutes from Blackwell's
Lincoln's Inn Fields is the 4th Club Quarters hotel in London. The hotel is an ideal accommodation choice for business and leisure travellers with close links ... 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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Events near Blackwell's

Near Blackwell's
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The Play That Goes Wrong
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 3rd May 2020
Blackwell's, Catherine Street, WC2B | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
 
 
 
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Waitress
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th February 2019 to 4th July 2020
Blackwell's, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 6 minutes from Blackwell's
Based on the 2007 film by Adrienne Shelley, Waitress the musical tells the story of Jenna, an expert pie maker in a small town who dreams ...More
 
 
 
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School of Rock
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th October 2016 to 5th January 2020
Blackwell's, Drury Lane, WC2B | 8 minutes from Blackwell's
Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock star Dewey Finn - in the ...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

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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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Education near Blackwell's

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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Blackwell's gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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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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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The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... 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
 
 
 
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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 Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 30th May 2020 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Blackwell's

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

 
Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel
Comedy | Until 16th December 2019 

Fortune Theatre 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Each day, an all-star cast improvise a brand new Austen work based on audience suggestions. Full of swooning ladies, stolen ...More

West London School Of Dance: The Nutcracker
Dance | On 8th December 2019 

Adelphi Theatre 6 minutes walk from Blackwell's

A cast of children aged six to 16 performs the fairy-tale ballet, which welcomes special guest artist Francisco Serrano from ...More

Family Sundays
Exhibitions | Until 8th December 2019 

Royal Opera House 7 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Literary & Education, Craft Workshop....More

Bridget Riley
Bridget Riley
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

The Hayward Gallery 8 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Best known for her visually arresting Op art, 87-year-old British artist Bridget Riley is the subject of a major retrospective ...More

 
Philharmonia Orchestra
Concerts | On 8th December 2019 

Southbank Centre 8 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Jakob Hrusa conducts R Strauss's Don Juan, Mozart's Piano Concerto No 22 In E Flat and Beethoven's Symphony No 4, ...More

National Children's Orchestras Of Great Britain
Concerts | On 8th December 2019 

Southbank Centre 8 minutes walk from Blackwell's

The orchestra performs Rimsky-Korsakov's Sheherazade and Mahler's Symphony No 1....More

Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 24th May 2020 

Cambridge Theatre 9 minutes walk from Blackwell's

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
Let's Get Giggly
Comedy | On 8th December 2019 

Arts Theatre 10 minutes walk from Blackwell's

The Extra Virgins and guests perform stand-up in aid of the charity Wind Up Penguin....More

Death Machines: The Ethics of Violent Technologies
Exhibitions | On 8th December 2019 

Conway Hall 11 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Literary & Education, Talk....More

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A new play by Moira Buffini, Manor sees Olivier Award-winning actors Nancy Carroll and Ben Daniels take to the National Theatre stage. When a violent storm sweeps the coast, several strangers seek refuge in Diana ...More

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