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Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £113† 38% 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
CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £74† 31% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 9 minutes from Blackwell's
From comfy king sized beds and an international plug system to free movies and complimentary WiFi, the citizen London Bankside hotel promises to offer its guests ... More
Cheval Three Quays Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment † from £174† 31% off
40 Lower Thames Street, EC3R | 9 minutes from Blackwell's
Perfect for feeling home away from home, the Cheval Three Quays offers multi-award winning accommodation in the heart of the City of London, boasting views across ... 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
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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, Bankside, London 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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Libby's Eyes
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 14th Jun, 18th Jun, 21st Jun, 25th Jun, 28th Jun, 2nd Jul and 5th Jul 2018 - 7pm-8pm
Blackwell's, 53a Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
...More
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Nine Foot Nine
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 14th Jun, 18th Jun, 21st Jun, 25th Jun, 28th Jun, 2nd Jul and 5th Jul 2018 - 8.30pm-9.30pm
Blackwell's, 53a Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
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No One Is Coming To Save You
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 15th Jun, 19th Jun, 22nd Jun, 26th Jun, 29th Jun, 3rd Jul and 6th Jul 2018 - 7pm-8pm
Blackwell's, 53a Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from 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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Hunter Penrose
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
32 Southwark Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
A beautiful old brick factory next to a blue railway bridge just off Southwark Street, this was once the home ... More
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Duddell's
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
St Thomas Church, 9a St Thomas Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Blackwell's
The first restaurant of the Duddell's brand to open outside of Hong Kong - where the original was founded ... More
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Roast
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
The Floral Hall, Borough Market, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Blackwell's
This 120-seat restaurant is the creation of Iqbal Wahhab, founder of The Cinnamon Club. Like the Cinnamon Club, it is housed in an outstanding ... More
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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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Near Blackwell's
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 17 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 | 25 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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Career Energy
London > Education > Career 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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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London 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
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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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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, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Blackwell's
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... 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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Blackwell's clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Call Me Mr Lucky
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Breakfast Club, 11 Southwark Street, Bankside, London 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
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Gong
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 St Thomas Street, Bankside, London 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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Blackwell's.
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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
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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London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Blackwell's
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Section 2
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The Bunker 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

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The Gronholm Method
Theatre | Until 7th July 2018 

Menier Chocolate Factory 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

BT McNicholl directs the UK premiere staging of Jordi Galceran's taut thriller set in the offices of a New York ...More

No One Is Coming To Save You
Theatre | Until 6th July 2018 

The Bunker 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

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Not Now, Bernard
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Theatre | Until 1st July 2018 

Unicorn Theatre 6 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Based on the picture book by David McKee, Not Now, Bernard is the story of a little boy who is ...More

 
Orla Kiely: A Life In Pattern
Exhibitions | Until 23rd September 2018 

Fashion and Textile Museum 8 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Over 150 products and patterns, as well as collaborations with photographers, film directors and architects, from one of the UK ...More

The Two Noble Kinsmen
Theatre | Until 30th June 2018 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 8 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Shakespeare and Fletcher's rarely performed tragicomedy about the intoxication and strangeness of love, with its plots of absurd adventures and ...More

Beatriz Milhazes: Rio Azul
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2018 

White Cube Bermondsey 10 minutes walk from Blackwell's

A large-scale exhibition of works, featuring painting, installation, sculpture and collage and the artist's first ever tapestry created especially for ...More

Joan Jonas
Joan Jonas
Exhibitions | Until 5th August 2018 

Tate Modern 10 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Five decades of performance art by influential American artist Joan Jonas go on display in an immersive exhibition taking over ...More

 
London Bridge City: Summer by the River
London Bridge City: Summer by the River
Seasonal | Until 2nd October 2018 

London Bridge 12 minutes walk from Blackwell's

London's largest free festival, the London Bridge City's Summer by the River transforms the iconic riverside location into a summer ...More

 
Milkshake
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 19th June 2018 

Ministry of Sound 13 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Hip hop, trap, grime and R&B in room one, with house, pop, disco and club classics in room two. DJs ...More

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Back for its second year and following on from the 2017 Queer British Art exhibition, the one-day Queer and Now festival celebrates the powerful role of LGBTQ+ arts and culture. Curated in partnership with Pride ...More

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After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market in late 2017 the meat ...More

 
The Muppets Take The O2
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The O2 Arena

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This Is Not For You
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Royal Artillery Square

The world premiere of Graeae Theatre Company's moving tribute to Britain's wounded soldiers, directed by ...More

 
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
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National Theatre

Cate Blanchett makes her debut at the National ...More

 
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
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Sadler's Wells Theatre

The Dutch dance company, "One of world dance's truly great companies" (Daily Telegraph), performs two ...More

 
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All-day bar and cocktail lounge located atop the DoubleTree by Hilton - Tower of London....More

 
Wimbledon in Victoria Embankment Gardens
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Victoria Embankment Gardens

Wimbledon will be screened by the Bandstand in ...More

 
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Paper Mill Studios

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Creative work space that's home to film and photography studios, desk rentals, set kitchens and ...More

 
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The Bridge Theatre

A film crew arrives at an NHS hospital on the edge of the Pennines, which ...More

 
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Roundhouse

From the creators of La Soiree comes Club Swizzle, a summer of outrageous cabaret, air-defying ...More

 
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Since November 2017, Rehab has been serving medicinal, organic plant-based goodness from their small kitchen ...More

 
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