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Holborn Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Chancery Lane Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Farringdon Rail
 
12 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
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Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Drury Lane NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Rosewood London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £350  32% off
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 1 minute from Blackwell's
Located in High Holborn, Rosewood London is the most luxurious hotel in the area and is nearby to the capital's main business district and a number ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £103  40% off
61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
Lincoln's Inn Fields is the 4th Club Quarters hotel in London. The hotel is an ideal accommodation choice for business and leisure travellers with close links ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  30% off
92 Southampton Row, WC1B | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
The DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End hotel is perfectly located in London's historic Bloomsbury district, between Holborn and Russell Square tube stations for convenient ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Books nearest Blackwell's

Nearest to Blackwell's
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Review Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
14 Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
Opened in May 2003, with Alan Bennett cutting the ribbon, the London Review Bookshop is a welcome addition to the city's dwindling ranks of independent bookshops. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Forbidden Planet
London > Shopping > Books
179 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 8 minutes from Blackwell's
Crammed with the cream of cult entertainment this shop is a seventh heaven for sci-fi fans. In the old days, Forbidden Planet just stocked every ... More
 
 
 
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Stanfords
London > Shopping > Books
7 Mercer Walk, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 8 minutes from Blackwell's
Map and travel experts since 1853, Stanfords has been trading in the Covent Garden area since the nineteenth century and in 2019 moved from Long Acre, ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Blackwell's

The best shops and markets near Blackwell's
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Charles Worthington
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
28 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
Service is a watchword at this salon, where clients are guaranteed a first-class hairdressing experience. Celebrity coiffeur Worthington personally trains all his staff and standards are ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bloomsbury Flowers
London > Shopping > Florists
29 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
Bloomsbury Flowers don't do off-the-peg, so if you want to be in and out in two minutes think again. However, if you want to impress with ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Curiosity Shop
London > Shopping > Shoes
13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
16th century shop and literary landmark. With its precarious overhanging upper storey, uneven floorboards, sloping roof and wooden beams, this 16th century building warrants its title as ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Blackwell's

Near Blackwell's
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School of Rock
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th October 2016 to 5th January 2020
Blackwell's, Drury Lane, WC2B | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock star Dewey Finn - in the ...More
 
 
 
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Fame the Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th September to 19th October 2019
Blackwell's, Portugal Street, WC2A | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
Fame the Musical celebrates three decades of singing, dancing and leg warmers this year with a special 30th anniversary tour, swinging by The Peacock Theatre in ...More
 
 
 
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The Royal Opera: Don Pasquale
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 14th October to 2nd November 2019
Blackwell's, Bow Street, WC2E | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
The Royal Opera presents a new production of Donizetti's comedy, Don Pasquale, a domestic drama about a wealthy old bachelor played by Welsh bass-baritone and Royal ...More
 
 
 
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Near Blackwell's
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Peacock Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
This theatre is a major force on the national and international dance scene, with an innovative programme from Sadler's Wells that is keeping London's finger ... More
 
 
 
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New London Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
Although this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the New London Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making it ... More
 
 
 
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Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
This new Covent Garden alternative to the West End tourist traps has welcomed the likes of filthy San Franciscan Scott Capurro and TV favourite Andi Osho. ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Blackwell's

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Blackwell's
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from Blackwell's
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 
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The College
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12-42 Southampton Row, Holborn, London WC1B | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
Formerly home to Central Saint Martins and the Cochrane Theatre before the famous fashion college moved to a new home in King's Cross in 2011, The ... More
 
 
 
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Conway Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
Conway Hall is a landmark of London's independent intellectual, political and cultural life. Completed in 1929 at a cost of about £45,000, the name was chosen ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near Blackwell's London?
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
240 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 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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The Ship Tavern
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
12 Gate Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from Blackwell's
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Antony Gormley Art Afternoon Tea at Rosewood London
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
252 High Holborn, Rosewood London, WC1V | 1 minute from Blackwell's
Named Best Contemporary Afternoon Tea two years in a row, in 2017 and 2018, Rosewood London offers an artful ... More
 
 
 
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Near Blackwell's
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 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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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 6 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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Blackwell's gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Blackwell's
Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
 
 
 
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Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
The largest public square in London, Lincoln's Inn Fields has a rich and varied history. In 1683 it was the site of the public beheading of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
Inspired by the skills and techniques of the Ottoman Empire's barbers, Ted's Grooming Room provides a sanctuary for men seeking the perfect shave. With ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Blackwell's

The best pubs near London Blackwell's.
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The Princess Louise
London > Nightlife > Pubs
208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
The flagship London pub of Yorkshire's oldest brewery, Samuel Smith, the Princess Louise has been carefully restored to her original Victorian layout complete with snugs, removed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
 
 
 
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Cittie of Yorke
London > Nightlife > Pubs
22 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
Although the site of the Cittie of Yorke has been home to a public house since the 15th century, it has been housed in many different ... More
 
 
 
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Blackwell's clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Scarfes Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
252 High Holborn, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Blackwell's
Named after the cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (whose characterful illustrations will adorn the bar's walls), Scarfes Bar is a shining beacon in the otherwise lacking High Holborn ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
During The Savoy's �220million refit the American Bar was barely touched, ensuring it stayed true to its traditional, sleek design that is synonymous with the iconic ... More
 
 
 
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Beaufort Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
The second of two bars in The Savoy, the Beaufort Bar is a glamorous affair. The bar continues the hotel's Art Deco theme with plush black ... 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
Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from Blackwell's
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
Treasury Office, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
... More
 
 
 
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Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 South Square, Gray's Inn, Holborn, London WC1R | 6 minutes from Blackwell's
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Hogarth: Place And Progress
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Sir John Soane's Museum 1 minute walk from Blackwell's

All of the 18th-century artist's paintings and engravings are united for the first time, in this in-depth examination of his ...More

London Cabaret Club: Queen Of Roses
London Cabaret Club: Queen Of Roses
Dance | Until 2nd November 2019 

The Bloomsbury Ballroom 4 minutes walk from Blackwell's

The queens of England - the real ones, not drag queens - provide the inspiration for the latest immersive ...More

 
Fame the Musical
Theatre | Until 19th October 2019 

Peacock Theatre 4 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Fame the Musical celebrates three decades of singing, dancing and leg warmers this year with a special 30th anniversary tour, ...More

School of Rock
School of Rock
Theatre | Until 5th January 2020 

New London Theatre 4 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 
Halloween at The Savoy's Beaufort Bar
Halloween at The Savoy's Beaufort Bar
Seasonal | Until 1st December 2019 

Beaufort Bar at The Savoy 4 minutes walk from Blackwell's

If you want to add some class to your Halloween celebrations, gets your fangs into one of the most glamorous ...More

 
Life Through Extraordinary Mirrors
Exhibitions | Until 23rd November 2019 

October Gallery 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

A group exhibition of paintings, sculpture and photography by Romuald Hazoume, Cyrus Kabiru, Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga, Zak Ove, Alexis Peskine, ...More

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Theatre | Until 27th June 2020 

Aldwych Theatre 6 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Phyllida Lloyd, director of Mamma Mia!, helms a life-affirming musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, written ...More

 
The Royal Opera: Don Pasquale
The Royal Opera: Don Pasquale
Concerts | Until 2nd November 2019 

Royal Opera House 7 minutes walk from Blackwell's

The Royal Opera presents a new production of Donizetti's comedy, Don Pasquale, a domestic drama about a wealthy old bachelor ...More

 
Royal Ballet: Manon
Royal Ballet: Manon
Dance | Until 6th November 2019 

Royal Opera House 7 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Kenneth MacMillan's Manon, which had its premiere in 1974, has been revived every few years for over 40 years and ...More

 
Inspired By The East: How The Islamic World Influenced Western Art
Inspired By The East: How The Islamic World Influenced Western Art
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

British Museum 7 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Covering five centuries of artistic interaction, Inspired by the east: how the Islamic world influenced western art explores how western ...More

 

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