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Waterloo Railway Station
 
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3 minutes walk
 
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6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Bridge Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £35  33% 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
 
 
 
H10 London Waterloo Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  41% 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 £66  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
 
 
 
 
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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
Mercato Metropolitano
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
At 45,000 square foot, new Italian market Mercato Metropolitano has no shortage of artisanal talent. Housed in a disused paper factory, it brings together bakers, fishmongers, ... More
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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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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Beast
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th, 27th, 28th and 29th Jul 2017 - 8pm
Blackwell's, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
Chelsea Walker directs a black comedy by Mariko Primarolo, in which a London marketing company attempts to launch a new drink that numbs emotion. Presented by ...More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Backyard Cinema: Miami Beach
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 30th May to 3rd August 2017
Blackwell's, 42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
Back with a special summer edition, the Backyard Cinema brings Miami Beach to south London from 30th May 2017. The theatrical cinema experts, known for their ...More
 
 
 
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Nina - A Story About Me And Nina Simone
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th, 27th, 28th and 29th Jul 2017 - 7.45pm
Blackwell's, 66 The Cut, SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
Olivier Award-nominated actress Josette Bushell-Mingo OBE performs as the legendary singer and visits the hopes, dreams, trials and tribulations of the soul songstress's life. Directed by ...More
 
 
 
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Near Blackwell's
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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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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
 
 
 
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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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What are the best dining options near Blackwell's London?
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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
Fish & Chips ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Blackwell's

Near Blackwell's
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackwell's
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 20 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 | 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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Leisure near Blackwell's

Blackwell's gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Leake Street Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lower Marsh, SE1 | 8 minutes from Blackwell's
Located at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London, Leake Street Pocket Park is an urban oasis of shrubs, ... 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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Archbishop's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Blackwell's
This immaculate 10 acre park is the largest green space on the Southbank. Once part of Lambeth Palaces private gardens, Archbishop Tait originally donated the ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Blackwell's

The best pubs near London Blackwell's.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Elephant and Castle Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Newington Causeway Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
After a lengthy closure, the historic Elephant and Castle pub reopened in summer 2016 revealing a re-imagined interior ... More
 
 
 
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The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ... 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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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, 4-5 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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bar Elba
London > Nightlife > Bars
Rooftop, Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 8 minutes from Blackwell's
The first of its kind in the area, Bar Elba is a brand new rooftop cocktail bar in Waterloo. ... 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Dessert
Theatre | Until 5th August 2017 

Southwark Playhouse 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

A darkly comic work by Oliver Cotton and directed by Trevor Nunn, about wealth, greed and the lengths to which ...More

Beast
Theatre | Until 29th July 2017 

Southwark Playhouse 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Chelsea Walker directs a black comedy by Mariko Primarolo, in which a London marketing company attempts to launch a new ...More

Afghanistan: Reflections On Helmand
Exhibitions | Until 26th November 2017 

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

Objects, photography and video and audio interviews examine the British arrival in Helmand province and how this led to escalated ...More

Sergey Ponomarev: A Lens on Syria
Sergey Ponomarev: A Lens on Syria
Exhibitions | Until 3rd September 2017 

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

Part of Syria: A Conflict Explored - a series of exhibitions and events reflecting on the ongoing conflict in Syria ...More

 
People Power: Fighting For Peace
People Power: Fighting For Peace
Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2017 

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

The Imperial War Museum explores how peace movements have influenced perceptions of war and conflict with its new exhibition, ...More

 
Edmund Clark: War Of Terror
Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2017 

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

A thought-provoking and immersive exhibition by the artist-photographer, which explores the hidden experiences of state control during the Global War ...More

Yerma
Theatre | Until 30th August 2017 

The Young Vic 7 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Simon Stone directs his own adaptation of Federico Garcia Lorca's achingly painful story of a young woman desperate to become ...More

Nina - A Story About Me And Nina Simone
Theatre | Until 29th July 2017 

The Young Vic 7 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Olivier Award-nominated actress Josette Bushell-Mingo OBE performs as the legendary singer and visits the hopes, dreams, trials and tribulations of ...More

Jerwood Makers Open 2017
Exhibitions | Until 27th August 2017 

Jerwood Space 8 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Mixed-media sculpture and installations by Sam Bakewell, Marcin Rusak, Laura Youngson Coll, Juli Bolanos-Durman and Jessica Harrison....More

Project Space: Ryan L Moule: Vessels And Vestiges
Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2017 

Jerwood Space 8 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Chemically unfixed photographic prints by the Swansea-based artist, exploring the analogue medium as a means of investigating themes of fragility ...More

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West Handyside Canopy

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Open Monday to Friday throughout summer, the Vauxhall Street Food Garden offers local workers the chance to enjoy an al fresco lunch....More

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Greenwich Peninsula

This autumn, German brewery Erdinger presents an authentic Oktoberfest experience in London. The brewery will ...More

 
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Kew Science Festival
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Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)

After launching last year, the Kew Science Festival is back this August. Taking over Kew ...More

 
BBC Countryfile Live
BBC Countryfile Live
Exhibitions | From 3rd August 

Blenheim Palace

Leave the city behind and enjoy a day out in the country this summer at ...More

 
The CoffeeWorks Project
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An independent family run business The CoffeeWorks Project showcases seasonal Single Origin brewed coffee and espresso, often with six or more variations (including decaf) to sample....More

The Jump Off
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Scala

The Jump Off returns to London this August after a three-year hiatus. Taking place at ...More

 
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Miso grilled black cod taco on the new Scott Hallsworth menu at Freakscene....More

A Battle of the Bubbles: English Sparkling vs French Champagne
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Lights Of Soho

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Stoke Newington Overground Station
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London Overground station on the Lea Valley, Hackney Downs - Cheshunt and Enfield Town lines in Hackney, London....More

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Specialising in delicious apéritifs, globally-inspired cocktails, fine teas and exotic delicacies....More

 
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Second restaurant from James Cochran, former chef at the two Michelin starred The Ledbury, this ...More

 
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Sartoria

In the heart of Mayfair, Sartoria's sunny terrace ...More

 
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London's biggest Asian foodhall. Over 20 food kiosks, bubble tea and seating for up to ...More

 
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Three Mills Island

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