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6 minutes walk
 
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London Bridge Railway Station
 
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Snowsfields NCP
 
0 minutes walk
 
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4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Novotel London City South
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £78  32% off
53 61 Southwark Bridge Road, SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackwell's
Opposite St Paul's Cathedral and right in the shadow of the Tate Modern Novotel is a short walk from the River Thames. With bright, airy rooms, ... More
 
 
 
ibis Styles London Southwark Rose
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £59  34% off
43-47 Southwark Bridge Road, SE19HH | 6 minutes from Blackwell's
ibis Styles London Southwark Rose -formerly All Seasons is within walking distance of Globe Theatre, Borough Market, and Tate Modern. Nearby points of interest also include ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  41% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Books nearest Blackwell's

Nearest to Blackwell's
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 21 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 | 23 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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Bookartbookshop
London > Shopping > Books
17 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 30 minutes from Blackwell's
We love this great little book shop. As the name suggests, you'll find books on art but, more specifically, they specialise in artists' books - and ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Blackwell's

The best shops and markets near Blackwell's
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Ginger Pig
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
8 Borough Market, Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Blackwell's
The original Ginger Pig was first established in the late '90s with this butcher's shop for cooks at Borough Market. Since then their farm ... More
 
 
 
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Borough Wines
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
Borough Market, SE1 | 1 minute from Blackwell's
Established in 2002 at the world famous Borough Market, Borough Wines grew from the need to promote a family vineyard to British wine drinkers. Offering a ... More
 
 
 
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Borough Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Blackwell's
Nestled in-between Borough High Street, Bedale Street, Stoney Street and Winchester Walk lives "London's Larder", more formally known as Borough Market. This gourmand's delight is London's ... More
 
 
 
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The View From The Shard Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st February 2013
The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the highest public viewing platform in ...More
 
 
 
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Tower Bridge Exhibition Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st January 2014
Tower Bridge Exhibition, Tower Bridge, SE1 | 10 minutes from Blackwell's
Competing with the London Eye for the capital's most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from its spectacular ...More
 
 
 
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Tower Of London - Skip The Line Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st January 2012
Tower Of London, Tower Hill, EC3N | 12 minutes from Blackwell's
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Blackwell's

Near Blackwell's
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Shunt Vaults
London > Entertainment > Theatres
20 Stainer Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
The madcap Shunt Theatre company has created London's most unpredictable nightspot in the railway arches beneath London Bridge. Each week's entertainment at Shunt Vaults is curated ... More
 
 
 
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Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... More
 
 
 
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Blackwell's

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Blackwell's
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Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
London > Attractions > Museums
9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Blackwell's
Hidden away in the roof space of the old St Thomas Baroque church, this restored 1821 women's operating theatre is the oldest operating theatre in England. ... More
 
 
 
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Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
Dating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials connected ... More
 
 
 
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The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
Located on what was once the London estate of the Bishops of Winchester (known as the 'Liberty of the Clink'), the Clink Prison Museum unlocks the ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Blackwell's

What are the best dining options near Blackwell's London?
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Feng Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
Notting Hill Gate, Bankside, London W11 | 1 minute from Blackwell's
This chain of inexpensive sushi restaurants is never going to win any accolades for service - in the main it’s slow and not particularly helpful. Nevertheless, ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
8 London Bridge Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Blackwell's
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Fish!
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
Cathedral Street, Borough Market, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Blackwell's
Fish! restaurant in the heart of Borough market, does what it says – providing the very best fish available in London to hungry customers. Established in ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Blackwell's

Near Blackwell's
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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 25 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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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 27 minutes from Blackwell's
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 27 minutes from Blackwell's
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Blackwell's

Blackwell's gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, SE1 | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
 
 
 
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Blackwell's
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Blackwell's

The best pubs near London Blackwell's.
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Blackwell's
Dating back to 1676 this is the only original galleried inn left in London. Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation ... More
 
 
 
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
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The Garrison Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
99 - 101 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Blackwell's
Oh how we wish we lived in Bermondsey, then we could call this gem of a pub our local. We'd stop in for a regular drink ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Blackwell's

Blackwell's clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gong
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
On level 52 of The Shard Gong is London's highest bar. Part of the Shangri-La Hotel, the tallest hotel in Western Europe, Gong takes its name ... More
 
 
 
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The Rake
London > Nightlife > Bars
14 Winchester Walk, Borough, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
Beer is the draw here, over 100 different bottled kinds from all over the world squeezed into the compact space (said to be the smallest bar ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis Wine Wharf
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... 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
Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
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The Bridge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Weston Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
... More
 
 
 
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Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 8 minutes from Blackwell's
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
 
 
 

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Tales O Death, Dread And Destiny
Exhibitions | On 31st October 2014 

Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret 1 minute walk from Blackwell's

A Halloween Candle-Literary Event at The Old Operating Theatre Museum in London. Drink Red Blood Punch while taking a turn ...More

Let the Sunshine In: Andrew Logan
Exhibitions | Until 14th November 2014 

Southwark Cathedral 2 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Exhibition of the artist's watercolours and mirrored sculpture celebrating sunshine....More

Antiquaries Of Terror - Hallowtide At The Rose
Kids Events | On 31st October 2014 

Rose Theatre 4 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Three storytellers reveal the fear of the past, with extracts from Arthur Machen's The White People, Christopher Marlowe's Faust and ...More

Live Music Vault And Wine Tasting
Leisure | On 31st October 2014 

Vinopolis 4 minutes walk from Blackwell's

A night of good wine and music....More

Halloween Cocktail Masterclass
Leisure | On 31st October 2014 

Vinopolis 4 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Find out how to make themed drinks....More

Stray Dogs in Focus: A Photographic Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 1st November 2014 

Menier Chocolate Factory 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

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Fully Committed
Theatre | Until 15th November 2014 

Menier Chocolate Factory 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Sam Peliczowski, currently resting from acting, finds himself in demand as he currently hosts the reservation phone line for the ...More

The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Next performance 31st October 2014 

The Shard 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is ...More

 
Cadbury Turns Top Of The Shard Into Spider's Web
Leisure | Until 31st October 2014 

The Shard 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Cadbury will unveil a giant purple spiders web which covers the 72nd floor of The Shard, giving visitors a unique ...More

Nosferatu (Over 8s)
Theatre | Until 2nd November 2014 

Unicorn Theatre 6 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Bob Theatre presents a Halloween full of humour, horror and an inventive use of light bulbs. Are you brave enough ...More

 
 
 
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