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Hotels near Blackwell's

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Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £292† 39% off
31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
The first ever luxury Shangri-La Hotel in London has the unique selling point of occupying the upper floors of one of the tallest buildings in Europe. ... More
Novotel London City South
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £75† 21% 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† 29% 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
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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
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 | 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Events near Blackwell's

Near Blackwell's
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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 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Call Me Mr Lucky
London > Nightlife > Bars
, The Breakfast Club, SE1 | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
Not content with leading London's breakfast scene, The Breakfast Club are now also pioneers in cocktail bars. Along with the opening of their café in London ... More
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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A Christmas Fanfare
Seasonal | On 20th December 2014 

Southwark Cathedral 2 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Christmas music for choir, brass and audience....More

Southwark Cathedral Carols & Services
Southwark Cathedral Carols & Services
Seasonal | Until 25th December 2014 

Southwark Cathedral 2 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Southwark Cathedral has a number of festive services open to the public throughout December. For the Cathedral Carol Services no ...More

 
Assassins
Assassins
Theatre | Until 7th March 2015 

Menier Chocolate Factory 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Jamie Lloyd directs Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's musical about the various men and women who have attempted - sometimes ...More

 
Giant Monopoly: The View From The Shard
Leisure | Until 31st December 2014 

The Shard 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

The viewing gallery of western Europe's tallest building, with panoramic views extending almost 40 miles across London, is transformed into ...More

Candyland Slumber Party
Kids Events | Until 20th December 2014 

Unicorn Theatre 6 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Festive sleepover, featuring a performance of The Nutcracker and The Mouse King....More

Christmas At The Unicorn
Seasonal | Until 4th January 2015 

Unicorn Theatre 6 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Festive-themed events for all the family....More

The Nutcracker And The Mouse King
The Nutcracker And The Mouse King
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

Unicorn Theatre 6 minutes walk from Blackwell's

One of three festive shows for families at the Unicorn theatre this Christmas, Annie Siddons creates a new adaptation of ...More

 
Scrunch
Scrunch
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

Unicorn Theatre 6 minutes walk from Blackwell's

The perfect introduction to theatre for the very young, Scrunch uses sounds like snow on the ground and visually appealing ...More

 
The Fourth Wise Man
The Fourth Wise Man
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

Unicorn Theatre 6 minutes walk from Blackwell's

If you thought there were only three wise men, The Fourth Wise Man will make you think again. Lee Lyford, ...More

 
DuskTillDawn
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 20th December 2014 

Crucifix 7 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Guest DJs including Shlomi Aber, Mirko Loko, Geddes, Michael Bibi, Igluu, A.S.S.H and Laidlaw spin techno....More

 

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London West End Shows this Christmas
London West End Shows this Christmas

With both Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice launching musicals in London this Christmas - plus two wonderful Roald ...More

 
London Christmas Shows & Pantos
London Christmas Shows & Pantos

With a glitzy line-up of sensational shows, star-studded pantos and seasonal events taking place across the city, there are plenty ...More

 
Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends
Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends
Exhibitions | 12th February 2015 - 25th May 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery pays tribute to portrait painter John Singer Sargent. Portraits of Artists and Friends (from 12th February ...More

 
Idina Menzel
Idina Menzel
Concerts | On 27th June 2015 

SSE Arena, Wembley

The New York-born singer-songwriter who will forever be known as the voice of Elsa in Disney's Frozen, performs hits and ...More

 
Alchemy
Alchemy
Exhibitions | 15th May 2015 - 25th May 2015 

Southbank Centre

Back for its sixth year, Alchemy, a festival of South Asian culture has grown to become the largest festival of ...More

 
New Year at Kettner's: Black Tie Masquerade Ball
New Year at Kettner's: Black Tie Masquerade Ball
Seasonal | On 31st December 2014 

Kettner's

A glamorous yet pocket-friendly option this New Year is the Black Tie Masquerade Ball at Kettner's. The Grade II listed ...More

 
You Me At Six and All Time Low
You Me At Six and All Time Low
Concerts | On 14th February 2015 

The O2 Arena

British rock band You Me At Six co-headline with American pop punk giants All Time Low at the O2 this ...More

 
Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill
Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill
Opens 5th January 2015 

High up on level 37 of 20 Fenchurch Street (Rafael Vinoly's top heavy building also known as the Walkie Talkie) ...More

 
Radicals and Victuallers
Radicals and Victuallers
Opened 14th November 2014 

Serving up an unusual selection of burgers - filled with fried egg and peanut butter, or Nik Naks and pastrami ...More

 
108 Brasserie
108 Brasserie
Opened 7th November 2014 

Located on Marylebone Lane, in The Marylebone Hotel on the corner of Bulstrode Street, the spacious and stylish 108 Brasserie ...More

 
 
 
 
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