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119 London Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 6LF 
 
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Elephant & Castle Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Lambeth North Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Library Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Elephant and Castle NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotels near Blackwell's

Near Blackwell's
H10 London Waterloo Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £75  29% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
The H10 London Waterloo is a recently-built hotel providing comfortable and well-lit rooms and an ideally-located base from which to get around central London. The hotel ... More
 
 
 
Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £75  30% 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
 
 
 
Days Hotel London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  33% off
54 Kennington Road, SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
The area where this hotel is located has become the vibrant cultural heart of London, with theatres, concert halls and art galleries lined-up against the South ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Books nearest Blackwell's

Nearest to Blackwell's
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Shopping near Blackwell's

The best shops and markets near Blackwell's
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Events near Blackwell's

Near Blackwell's
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Destination House
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Thursday 17th April 2014 - 10pm-6am
The Coronet Theatre, 28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackwell's
Deep house and techno courtesy of Walker & Royce, Death On A Balcony, Adam Cotier, Lee B3 Edwards, Lance Morgan, Carlos Aries, Carnao Beats, Deejay S, ...More
 
 
 
Today Only
Michael Petrov And Rosie Richardson
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 17th April 2014 - 7pm-8.30pm
1901 Arts Club, 7 Exton Street, SE1 | 10 minutes from Blackwell's
The cellist and pianist perform various works....More
 
 
 
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The Creative Bubble
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th, 16th and 17th April 2014 - 7.30pm-12midnight
Roxy Bar & Screen, 128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | 11 minutes from Blackwell's
...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Blackwell's

Near Blackwell's
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southwark Playhouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
77-85 Newington Causeway, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
Closed since Saturday 5th January 2013, Southwark Playhouse re-opens on 15th May in a new location, a huge warehouse in the heart of Southwark, returning to ... 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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Sights and Attractions near Blackwell's

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Blackwell's
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
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. ... 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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Restaurants near Blackwell's

What are the best dining options near Blackwell's London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Masters Super Fish
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
191 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
Fish & Chips ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Blackwell's

Near Blackwell's
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 32 minutes from Blackwell's
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
 
 
 
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Leisure near Blackwell's

Blackwell's gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Blackwell's
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Blackwell's

The best pubs near London Blackwell's.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Blackwell's
... More
 
 
 
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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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Nightlife near Blackwell's

Blackwell's clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
London > Nightlife > Bars
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Blackwell's
Boasting one of the best views in town, the Oxo Tower Bar is perfect for combining a spot of leisurely (if static) sightseeing with some classy ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Blackwell's

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Blackwell's.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
... More
 
 
 
 

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Architecture Of War
Architecture Of War
Exhibitions | Until 5th May 2014 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

The Imperial War Museum reopens following a six-month closure on 29th July 2013 with a large-scale exhibition which explores different ...More

 
Horrible Histories: Spies
Horrible Histories: Spies
Kids Events | Until 4th January 2015 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

The IWM London (Imperial War Museums) in London partially reopened in July 2013, having closed its doors for redevelopment on ...More

 
Destination House
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 17th April 2014 

The Coronet Theatre 6 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Deep house and techno courtesy of Walker & Royce, Death On A Balcony, Adam Cotier, Lee B3 Edwards, Lance Morgan, ...More

Other Desert Cities
Other Desert Cities
Theatre | Until 24th May 2014 

Old Vic Theatre 7 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Sinead Cusack stars in Other Desert Cities a drama on family politics, love and redemption by celebrated playwright and screenwriter ...More

 
A View from the Bridge
A View from the Bridge
Theatre | Until 24th May 2014 

The Young Vic 7 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Award-winning and internationally renowned director, Ivo van Hove, whose theatrical adaptation of Ingmar Bergman's Scenes from a Marriage played at ...More

 
Oh My Sweet Land
Oh My Sweet Land
Theatre | Until 3rd May 2014 

The Young Vic 7 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Oh My Sweet Land looks at the crisis in Syria, as told through the stories of the country's two million ...More

 
Trouble Vision Present Autonomous Africa
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 17th April 2014 

Corsica Studios 7 minutes walk from Blackwell's

House and techno courtesy of Optimo, Midland, Auntie Flo, Huntley & Palmers, Larj Hans & The OK Jones Band, Mr ...More

Magna Carta Easter Thursday
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 17th April 2014 

Great Suffolk Street Warehouse 9 minutes walk from Blackwell's

House and techno from Nick Curly, Marc Antona, Sante, Sidney Charles, East End Dubs, Chicks Luv Us, Medeew, Habit To ...More

Michael Petrov And Rosie Richardson
Concerts | On 17th April 2014 

1901 Arts Club 10 minutes walk from Blackwell's

The cellist and pianist perform various works....More

Harry Callahan
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2014 

Tate Modern 13 minutes walk from Blackwell's

One of America's photographic pioneers, Harry Callahan (1912-1999) is hugely influential yet his work is little known in the UK. ...More

 
 
 
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