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5 minutes walk
 
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7 minutes walk
 
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Waterloo East Railway Station
 
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Library Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Elephant and Castle NCP
 
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    The Bridge Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £33  34% off
    30 Borough Road, SE1 | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
    Located just south of the River Thames, The Bridge Hotel is the perfect accommodation choice for those wishing to explore the many sights and attractions London ... More
     
     
     
    Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £77  23% off
    157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
    Situated just a five minute walk from London Waterloo Station, the Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo is nearby to many central London locations, with the London ... More
     
     
     
    Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £67  26% off
    103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 10 minutes from Blackwell's
    Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Alternative Books nearest Blackwell's

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    Crockatt and Powell
    London > Shopping > Books
    119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Blackwell's
    If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
     
     
     
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    Foyles Royal Festival Hall
    London > Shopping > Books
    Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 15 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
    12-14 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 26 minutes from Blackwell's
    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
     
     
     
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    Evans Cycles
    London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
    77 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
    With over 80 years experience in selling bikes, Evans brings something special to the cycle scene. This shop is the original Evans bike shop. ... More
     
     
     
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    Greensmiths Market
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Blackwell's
    Greensmiths combines an excellent butcher's (The Ginger Pig), artisan baker's (The Old Post Office Bakery) and Covent Garden Market greengrocer's (Solstice) under one roof - all ... More
     
     
     
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    I Knit London
    London > Shopping > Clothing
    106 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Blackwell's
    Stocking a wide range of yarns, needles, patterns and accessories, I Knit London started as a knitting community in Vauxhall in January 2006, meeting at the ... More
     
     
     
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    High Society
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 30th April to 22nd August 2015
    Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
    Maria Friedman directs this latest production of the Cole Porter musical, High Society, staged at the Old Vic in the round, in which the socialite Tracy ...More
     
     
     
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    Buyer and Cellar
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th March to 2nd May 2015
    Menier Chocolate Factory, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 11 minutes from Blackwell's
    Ugly Betty's Michael Urie stars in the much anticipated comedy Buyer and Cellar at the Menier Chocolate Factory. The US comedy enjoyed a smash hit run ...More
     
     
     
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    As Above, So Below
    London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 27th Feb to 5th Mar 2015
    Roxy Bar & Screen, 128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | 11 minutes from Blackwell's
    Scarlett is a gung-ho tomb raider and academic, who hopes to complete her late father's quest to uncover the resting place of the fabled Philosopher's Stone. ...More
     
     
     
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    Southwark Playhouse
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    77-85 Newington Causeway, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
    The Southwark Playhouse, one of London's best fringe theatres, has found a temporary home for five years at 77-85 Newington Causeway, a huge warehouse in ... More
     
     
     
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    The Coronet Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackwell's
    This 2600-capacity venue hosts some of the most rocking club nights and live music events in town. Starting out life as a Victorian theatre - staging ... More
     
     
     
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    Old Vic Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
    With the exception of The Globe, the Old Vic has had a greater influence on the history of drama than any theatre standing today. From John ... More
     
     
     
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    St George's Cathedral
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
    One of two cathedrals in Southwark, St George's Cathedral opened in 1848 as the first Catholic cathedral in the UK after the Reformation. The impressive building ... More
     
     
     
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    IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
    London > Attractions > Museums
    Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
    The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times ... More
     
     
     
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    Tibetan Peace Gardens
    London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
    Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
    Buddhist garden in the grounds of the Imperial War Museum. Located in the ground of the Imperial War Museum, lies this fitting tribute to peace and the ... More
     
     
     
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    The Laughing Gravy
    London > Restaurants > International restaurants
    154 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
    International cuisine. Booking advised for lunch. Separate room for parties. Tables on patio. ... More
     
     
     
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    El Vergel
    London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
    132 Webber Street, SE10QL | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
    Tiny Latino restaurant and café tucked away behind Borough tube which is much loved by local office workers and residents. Owned and run by a lovely ... More
     
     
     
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    Masters Super Fish
    London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
    191 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, WC2A | 25 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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    Career Energy
    London > Education > Careers Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 27 minutes from Blackwell's
    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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    The Method Studio
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 31 minutes from Blackwell's
    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
     
     
     
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    Rebus Tourist Guides
    London > Leisure > Activities
    33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 10 minutes from Blackwell's
    What is the oldest annual sporting event in the world? Where was the Roman Forum? How do I become Lord Mayor? What was (and is!) the ... More
     
     
     
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    Agua Bathhouse and Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 14 minutes from Blackwell's
    Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
     
     
     
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    London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Blackwell's
    Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
     
     
     
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    The Anchor & Hope
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
    This is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in to sample some ... More
     
     
     
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    Charles Dickens
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    160 Union Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Blackwell's
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    King's Arms
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Blackwell's
    A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
     
     
     
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    Union Street Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
    A local urban living room found beneath Union Street Cafe in Borough, Union Street Bar is Gordon Ramsay's first destination bar. Open until 2am on Thursday, ... More
     
     
     
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    Corsica Studios
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    Unit 5 Farrell Court, Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
    A superbly designed two-room club and arts venue that captures the feeling of an illegal party in a squatted industrial space - while still being clean, ... More
     
     
     
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    Viva Verdi
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Blackwell's
    Located just behind the Tate Modern is the delightful wine bar Viva Verdi where the prosciutto is served with piles of Palma ham, just like in ... More
     
     
     
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    Imperial War Museum
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
    This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
     
     
     
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    Tate Modern
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Blackwell's
    Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
     
     
     
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    London County Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Blackwell's
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    West End Wendies
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th November 2015 

    Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec 10 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    An open stage for performers with hosts that include Jamie Anderson, Champagne Charlie and Paul L Martin....More

    West End Wendies
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th April 2015 

    Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec 10 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    An open stage for performers with hosts that include Jamie Anderson, Champagne Charlie and Paul L Martin....More

    The Church
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 5th March 2015 

    The Vaults, Arch 233 11 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    From theatre company Legs Akimbo, 'The Church' is a non-stop party church service featuring the best soul, blues and disco ...More

    Rogue Elephant
    Theatre | Until 5th March 2015 

    The Vaults, Arch 233 11 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    Work-in-progress performances of Richard Marsh's sitcom in which a poet is forced to scrape a living writing rhymes for greetings ...More

    Open Studio: Sculptural Weave
    Exhibitions | Until 29th March 2015 

    Tate Modern 13 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    An opportunity to experiment with large-scale 3D weaving, plaiting, braiding and construction....More

    Always Be Comedy
    Comedy | On 5th March 2015 

    The Tommyfield 14 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    Stories, anecdotes and audience banter from Paul McCaffrey. Also featuring Joel Dommett, Matt Forde and MC James Gill....More

    Tune Yards
    Concerts | On 5th March 2015 

    Southbank Centre 15 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    The American duo, also known as Merrill Garbus and Nate Brenner, performs indie-electro and experimental pop....More

    Gamelan Intermediate Course
    Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2015 

    Southbank Centre 15 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    Introductory gamelan workshops....More

    Cocktail Making Masterclass
    Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2015 

    Vinopolis 15 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    Make four cocktails....More

    Common Wealth - No Guts, No Heart, No Glory
    Theatre | Until 8th March 2015 

    Southbank Centre 15 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    This contemporary theatre production, directed by Evie Manning, tells the story of five young Muslim women trying to forge a ...More

     
     
     
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