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A fine chain of bookshops, usually occupying smaller premises than Waterstones. Regularly has impressive reductions on new titles, and carries a fairly broad stock.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Bayswater Underground Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Queensway Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Queen's Park Overground Station
 
30 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arthur Court NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Bayswater Road NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Events 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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Hotels near Books etc

Near Books etc
Best Western Phoenix Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £52  24% off
1-8 Kensington Gardens Square, W2 | 1 minute from Books etc
A pillared 19th century building in one of Bayswater's traditional squares, the Phoenix Hotel feels a world away from the bustle of the metropolis. Yet a ... More
 
 
 
London House Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £58  27% off
81 Kensington Gardens Square, W2 | 1 minute from Books etc
Located in Bayswater, Central West London the London House Hotel is close to the prestigious neighbourhoods of Kensington and Notting Hill. In a grand pillared building ... More
 
 
 
Princes Square Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £49  38% off
Off Ilchester Gardens, W2 | 3 minutes from Books etc
An attractive, Grade II listed building on a leafy street in Bayswater, this traditional, reasonably priced townhouse B&B was at one time three separate Victorian homes. ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Books nearest Books etc

Nearest to Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Books for Cooks
London > Shopping > Books
4 Blenheim Crescent, Notting Hill, London W11 | 14 minutes from Books etc
This shop for cookery book fanatics was once managed by Clarissa Dickson-Wright. The mouth-watering smells that spring from this traditional place are thanks to the kitchen/coffee ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lutyens & Rubinstein
London > Shopping > Books
21 Kensington Park Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 14 minutes from Books etc
This independent Notting Hill book shop is run by renowned book agents Sarah Lutyens and Felicity Rubinstein and runs in parallel with their literary agency. Opened ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Daunt Books Holland Park
London > Shopping > Books
112-114 Holland Park Avenue, Holland Park, London W11 | 19 minutes from Books etc
This is a sister shop to the delightful Daunt Books situated in Marylebone High Street, London, an original Edwardian bookshop with long oak galleries and wonderful ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Books etc

The best shops and markets near Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gina Conway Aveda Lifestyle Salon
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
62 Westbourne Grove Road, Bayswater, London W2 | 3 minutes from Books etc
This excellent hair and beauty clinic on the Westbourne Grove Road offers the full range of cutting, styling and beauty treatments. Gina Conway is an American ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L'Artisan du Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
81 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 3 minutes from Books etc
Ever tried lapsang souchong flavoured chocolate? How about Sichuan pepper or red wine and tobacco? If not, you probably haven't yet visited L'Artisan du Chocolat, an ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Porchester Spa
London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
The Porchester Centre, Bayswater, London W2 | 4 minutes from Books etc
Original Art Deco spa and treatment centre. A decidedly more relaxing London experience, Porchester Spa isn’t a homogenous treatment centre that could be located anywhere in the ... More
 
 
 
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NewsRevue
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th January to 29th June 2014 - Various Times
Canal Cafe Theatre, Bridge House Pub, Delamere Terrace, W2 | 9 minutes from Books etc
A fast-moving mix of sketches and songs that propels you through the world's news and current events at breakneck pace....More
 
 
 
Now On
Make Up To Die For: Workshop (Ages 7-11)
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 17th to 21st Apr 2014
Kensington Palace State Apartments, Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 13 minutes from Books etc
Georgian-themed craft activities and storytelling workshops....More
 
 
 
On Soon
We Love Fridays!
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 7th March to 30th May 2014 - 7.30pm
The Metropolitan, 60 Great Western Road, W11 | 13 minutes from Books etc
DJs Lambert and Butler play rock, pop, 1980s, soul, hip hop and dance....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Books etc

Near Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Print Room
London > Entertainment > Theatres
34 Hereford Road, Bayswater, London W2 | 5 minutes from Books etc
A non-for-profit venue with a performance space especially popular for experimental dance, theatre and music, The Print Rooms is a venue set up in Notting Hill ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Idler Academy
London > Entertainment >
81 Westbourne Park Road, Bayswater, London W2 | 8 minutes from Books etc
If you like your coffee with a strong shot of philosophy, The Idler Academy is the place for you. This cafe-cum-centre of learning was set up ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 10 minutes from Books etc
With an average audience capacity of 70, the Gate has been presenting first class fringe theatre for over 30 years and continues to do so, making ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Books etc

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Art Work Space: The Hempel Hotel
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
31-35 Craven Hill Gardens, Paddington, London W2 | 6 minutes from Books etc
Art Work Space is an independent art gallery on the lower ground floor of The Hempel hotel, showcasing emerging artists working in a variety of media ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jason's Canal Boat Trip
London > Attractions > Boats
Jason's Wharf, Opposite 60 Blomfield Road, Little Venice, London W9 | 10 minutes from Books etc
Jason's Trip takes passengers on a boat ride along the Regent's Canal, starting from Little Venice and heading all the way across North West London to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
London > Attractions > Museums
Colville Mews, Lonsdale Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 11 minutes from Books etc
From Cornflakes to Ker-plunk, Spacedust to Spacehoppers, take a nostalgic tour through 200 years of British consumerism with Robert Opie's unique creation. Enter the Museum of ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Books etc

What are the best dining options near Books etc London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Yo! Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
Whiteleys Shopping Centre, Bayswater, London W2 | 1 minute from Books etc
For anyone who needs a fast, healthy lunch Yo! Sushi is the place to go. Its conveyor belt service means you've always got plenty of choice, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tiroler Hut
London > Restaurants > Central European restaurants
27 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 1 minute from Books etc
Austrian-themed family restaurant with in-house traditional entertainment and costumed staff. Yodelling, accordion playing, glockenspiel banging and a toe-tapping show involving traditional Tirolean cow bells are the side ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tawana
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
3 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 1 minute from Books etc
Thai cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Books etc

Near Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 20 minutes from Books etc
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 25 minutes from Books etc
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 32 minutes from Books etc
This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Books etc

Books etc gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Bayswater
London > Leisure > Activities
Whiteleys, 6 Porchester Gardens, Bayswater, Bayswater, London W2 | 1 minute from Books etc
A Vogue shoot with hot model Daisy Lowe just goes to show the height of hip that All Star Lanes has reached. This fun bowling alley ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
127-131 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 5 minutes from Books etc
This spacious Westbourne Grove branch of beauty emporium Space NK is one of only two London stores to offer treatments at the luxurious Spa.NK. The shop, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Float
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
2A Bridstow Place, Notting Hill, London W2 | 6 minutes from Books etc
As Londoners struggle to relax in this bustling behemoth of a city, people seem to keep on finding new, bizarre ways to chill out. Float offers ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Books etc

The best pubs near London Books etc.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Prince Bonaparte
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
80 Chepstow Road, Notting Hill, London W2 | 6 minutes from Books etc
Situated in the heart of London's trendy Notting Hill area, The Prince Bonaparte gastropub offers a warm atmosphere that most other pubs simply cannot. The warmth ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cow
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
89 Westbourne Park Road, Bayswater, London W2 | 8 minutes from Books etc
Sitting on top of a noisy, packed pub, this dining room serves excellent traditional British food at steep prices. The Cow is hugely popular with locals, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Mall Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
71 Palace Garden Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Books etc

Books etc clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Westbourne House
London > Nightlife > Bars
65 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 3 minutes from Books etc
Boasting an elegant design, this large venue is a popular place for perusing the long and imaginative cocktail list. Westbourne House is more of a bar ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Notting Hill Arts Club
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
221 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 9 minutes from Books etc
Pricey but always fun, this subterranean dive in the heart of trendy West London enjoys a steady crowd and on big nights it gets absolutely packed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Portobello Star
London > Nightlife > Bars
171 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 12 minutes from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Books etc

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Books etc.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 13 minutes from Books etc
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Electric Cinema
London > Business > Venue Hire
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 14 minutes from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 18 minutes from Books etc
Handily located just off High Street Kensington (between Holland Park and Kensington Gardens), the Kensington Conference and Events Centre can accommodate up to 1,470 people and ... More
 
 
 

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Glorious Georges
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Cockpit Theatre 21 minutes walk from Books Etc

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