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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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Victoria Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Sloane Square Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
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Victoria Railway Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
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Semley Place NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Pimlico Masterpark
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Discover what's on in London 2017 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2017 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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The Grosvenor Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  38% off
101 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 1 minute from Books etc
With well appointed bedrooms including suites, the Grosvenor hotel offers a traditional atmosphere with friendly, attentive service. A multi-million pound refurbishment has recently restored this hotel ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Victoria
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £81  30% off
2 Bridge Place, SW1V | 2 minutes from Books etc
Stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Victoria (formerly Hesperia Victoria) and you'll be conveniently located opposite Victoria Station, giving you easy and immediate ... More
 
 
 
Park Plaza Victoria Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £106  21% off
239 Vauxhall Bridge Road, SW1V | 4 minutes from Books etc
This contemporary hotel has 299 modern, spacious rooms featuring en suite bathrooms, air conditioning, flat screen TV and internet access. The hotel is located just a ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Taschen
London > Shopping > Books
12 Duke of York Square, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 12 minutes from Books etc
Glossy, coffee table books are what speciality book store Taschen do best. From art to architecture, film to fashion, every glamourous topic is covered and the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
John Sandoe Books
London > Shopping > Books
10 Blacklands Terrace, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 13 minutes from Books etc
A delightful discovery, this well-established independent book shop was set up by John Sandoe in 1957 and has been owned by the staff since 1989 who've ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Heywood Hill
London > Shopping > Books
10 Curzon Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 17 minutes from Books etc
Heywood Hill, run by John de Falbe, sells old, new and antiquarian books, specialising in literature, history, architecture, biography, travel and a well-stocked children's department. Founded ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Books etc

The best shops and markets near Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dominique Ansel Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
17-21 Elizabeth Street, SW1W | 4 minutes from Books etc
Dominique Ansel, the chef and owner of Dominique Ansel Bakery in New York and Japan, the man who famously invented The Cronut - he owns ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Erickson Beamon
London > Shopping > Jewellery
38 Elizabeth Street, Victoria, London SW1W | 4 minutes from Books etc
Beamon is an inspired designer who offers subtly pretty and fabulously stylish jewellery, eyecatching but not overpowering. The company is much lauded for its work with ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Poilane
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
46 Elizabeth Street, Victoria, London SW1W | 4 minutes from Books etc
Superb French bakery which dates back to 1832 when Lionel Poilane, a young baker from Normandy, came to Paris to open his first shop. His mission ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Books etc

Near Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wicked
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st August 2010 to 29th April 2017 - Various Times
Books etc, 17 Wilton Road, Victoria, London SW1V | 3 minutes from Books etc
Prepare to see Glinda the Good Witch and the Wicked Witch of the West in a whole new light after going to see Wicked, currently showing ...More
 
 
 
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Cross The World: Building Bridges With Wood
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th March 2017 - 7am-7pm
Books etc, 42 Francis Street, SW1P | 6 minutes from Books etc
...More
 
 
 
Now On
The Wild Party
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th Mar to 1st Apr 2017 - Various Times
Books etc, 12 Palace Street, SW1E | 6 minutes from Books etc
Michael John LaChiusa's play, set against the backdrop of 1920s Manhattan, receives its UK premiere in a new production directed and choreographed by 2016 Olivier Award ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Books etc

Near Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Boisdale Jazz & Cigar Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
15 Eccleston Street, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 2 minutes from Books etc
A tartan clad jazz, cigar and supper club, Boisdale of Belgravia has an the old fashioned charm of a gentlemen's club. Situated in an elegant Regency ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Palace Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Victoria Street, Victoria, London SW1E | 4 minutes from Books etc
The exterior of the Victoria Palace is among the most impressive of any theatre in London. Before the advent of air travel, the giant arch, dome ... More
 
 
 
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Westminster Cathedral
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
42 Francis Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 6 minutes from Books etc
Neo-Byzantine Roman Catholic church. London’s only example of neo-Byzantine architecture and principal Roman Catholic Church, offers a magnificent campanile that emerges 274 feet into the sky. While ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Books etc

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Books etc
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Edel Assanti
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
74a Newman Street, Victoria, London W1T | 4 minutes from Books etc
Charlie Fellowes and Jeremy Epstein's Edel Assanti Gallery has evolved since it was first set up in 2009, from a pop-up initiative to a project space ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Nova Victoria
London > Attractions > Sights
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 4 minutes from Books etc
An architecturally striking development opposite Victoria mainline railway station , Nova Victoria is an ultra ... More
 
 
 
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St Peter's Church, Eaton Square
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
119 Eaton Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 6 minutes from Books etc
St Peter's was built by Hakewill in 1827 and later enlarged by Blomfield in 1875. Rebuilt and opened in 1992, following a fire in 1987, it ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near Books etc London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe Rouge (Victoria)
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
Victoria Place Shopping Centre, Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London SW1W9SJ | 1 minute from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ed's Easy Diner
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
Victoria Place Shopping Centre, 115 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London SW1W | Same location as Books etc
Based on the traditional American diner, Ed's Easy Diner transports visitors to the States circa 1950 with a diner filled with chrome fittings, neon signs, and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Grand Imperial
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
101 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London SW1W | 1 minute from Books etc
Located in the shadow of Victoria Railway Station, this appealing Chinese restaurant - which opened in December 2010 - aims to live up to its majestic ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Books etc

Near Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 24 minutes from Books etc
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 27 minutes from Books etc
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 28 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
 
 
 
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Leisure near Books etc

Books etc gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Frame Victoria
London > Leisure >
129 Wilton Road, SW1V | 3 minutes from Books etc
Putting the fun into fitness, Frame doesn't do pounding the treadmill. Instead of the (guilt-inducing, unused) monthly gym membership, Frame has a drop-in, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Big Bus Company
London > Leisure > Sightseeing Tours
48 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London SW1W | 3 minutes from Books etc
The Big Bus Company tour takes you to all of London's famous landmarks and reveals the capital's colourful 2,000-year history. The tour offers you a choice ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Argonauts
London > Leisure > Extreme Sports
Queen Mother Sports Centre, Vauxhall Bridge Road, Victoria, London SW1V | 4 minutes from Books etc
This friendly, professional diving club based in Central London has been running for 30 years, and is now based at the Queen Mother Sports centre which ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Books etc

The best pubs near London Books etc.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Greenwood
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 4 minutes from Books etc
A large two floor pub within the Nova Victoria development, Greenwood offers so much more than just beer. As well as a large central bar and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Ebury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
11 Pimlico Road, Pimlico, London SW1W | 7 minutes from Books etc
The Ebury closed on 5th November 2012. When The Ebury first opened up in what was a neglected corner of Pimlico, replacing a grungy old man ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Orange Public House & Hotel
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 8 minutes from Books etc
The Orange Public House and Hotel on Pimlico Road has been lovingly restored to its former glory by the team behind The Thomas Cubitt and The ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Books etc

Books etc clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Qube Project
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Terminus Place, Victoria, London SW1V | 3 minutes from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Qube Project
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
191 Victoria Street, Victoria, London SW1E | 3 minutes from Books etc
Promising to "submerge party-goers into a cornucopia of pleasure" The Qube Project basement club opened in Victoria in October 2014 with music from some of Europe's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Goring Bar and Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Beeston Place, Victoria, London SW1W | 4 minutes from Books etc
With deep red walls, a carpeted floor, leather chairs and a roaring log fire, The Goring Bar and Lounge is the epitome of opulence. Run by ... 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
Thomas Cubitt
London > Business > Venue Hire
44 Elizabeth St, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 4 minutes from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
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Royal Horticultural Halls and Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
80 Vincent Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 10 minutes from Books etc
The architecturally unique Royal Horticultural Halls boasts two halls and a conference centre. Lindley Hall overlooking leafy Vincent Square is a popular venue for corporate events. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Horticultural Halls: The Lindley Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
80 Vincent Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 10 minutes from Books etc
This architecturally unique venue boasts two halls and a conference centre. Lindley Hall, overlooking leafy Vincent Square, is a popular venue for corporate events. Since it ... More
 
 
 
 

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David Baddiel: My Family: Not The Sitcom
Theatre | Until 3rd June 2017 

Playhouse Theatre 8 minutes walk from Books Etc

In his follow-up to Fame: Not The Musical, Baddiel paints an irreverent portrait of family life, memory, ageing, infidelity and ...More

Speech & Debate
Theatre | Until 1st April 2017 

Trafalgar Studios 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

Stephen Karam's comedy Speech & Debate follows three misfit teenagers who are brought together by a sex scandal in their ...More

Royal Society Of British Artists Annual Exhibition 2017
Exhibitions | Until 1st April 2017 

Mall Galleries 10 minutes walk from Books Etc

An art exhibition promoted by The Royal Society Of British Artists....More

ICA Video Library: 1981 - 1993
Exhibitions | Until 16th April 2017 

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 10 minutes walk from Books Etc

An exploration of the role of public access collections. Guest artists and curators will select recordings from the unique collection, ...More

Sonia Boyce: We Move Her Way
Exhibitions | Until 1st April 2017 

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 10 minutes walk from Books Etc

The artist presents a new body of work which involves the exploratory vocal and movement performances of Elaine Mitchener, Barbara ...More

Helen Johnson: Warm Ties
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2017 

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 10 minutes walk from Books Etc

The complex colonial relationship between Australia and Britain is dealt with on the level of the body, using large-scale paintings ...More

Fred Tomaselli: Paper
Exhibitions | Until 13th May 2017 

White Cube Mason's Yard 13 minutes walk from Books Etc

Works on paper including photograms, collages and interventions onto the front page of The New York Times....More

Exhibition Talk For Groups - Portrait Of The Artist
Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 22 minutes walk from Books Etc

An introductory talk by a Royal Collection Trust expert....More

Portrait of the Artist
Portrait of the Artist
Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 22 minutes walk from Books Etc

Exploring the notion of artists as celebrities, Portrait of the Artist puts self-portraits ...More

 
Gabrieli
Concerts | On 28th March 2017 

St John's Smith Square 22 minutes walk from Books Etc

Paul McCreesh conducts Corelli's Concerto Grosso In D, No 4, plus Handel's Donna Che In Ciel and Dixit Dominus, with ...More

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The Luna Cinema: Crystal Palace Park
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Crystal Palace Park

The Luna Cinema comes to Crystal Palace Park for one weekend in June....More

The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - Dreamgirls
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Victoria Embankment Gardens

Victoria Embankment Gardens becomes an outdoor cinema at ...More

 
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - Big
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Victoria Embankment Gardens

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The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - The Princess Bride
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Victoria Embankment Gardens

Victoria Embankment Gardens becomes an outdoor cinema at ...More

 
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - The Big Lebowski
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Film Events | On 19th September 

Victoria Embankment Gardens

Victoria Embankment Gardens becomes an outdoor cinema at ...More

 
Mitridate, re di Ponto
Concerts | From 7th July 

Royal Opera House

Mozart's fourth opera, premiered when he was 14, is back on Jean Racine's story of jealous love and political intrigue....More

Picturehouse Travelling Cinema
Film Events | Until 6th April 

Ealing Filmworks

Picturehouse Travelling Cinema comes to Ealing Filmworks from 23rd March to 6th April 2017, ahead of the permanent Picturehouse cinema opening here in 2019....More

Ealing Filmworks
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In December 2016 construction of the Ealing Filmworks development began confirming the long-awaited cinema, operated ...More

 
Dandy
Dandy
Dining 

Following a successful pop-up restaurant in a shipping container in London Fields, Daniel Wilson and ...More

 
Feasting with Florence: Mark Jarvis and Florence Knight
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Foodie Events | On 9th April 

Anglo

Florence Knight is back at the stoves for ...More

 
Gome Galily - Supper At The Snail
Gome Galily - Supper At The Snail
Foodie Events | From 6th April 

L'Escargot

Israeli chef Gome Galily, who has worked at ...More

 
The Commercial
The Commercial
Drinking 

Herne Hill pub blending the relaxed vibe of nearby Dulwich Village and the party feel ...More

 
Rick Stein, Barnes
Rick Stein, Barnes
Dining 

Rick Stein, famous for his fish restaurants, comes to the capital for the first time, ...More

 
Vintage Borough
Vintage Borough
Dining 

Overlooking London's historic Borough Market, Vintage Borough restaurant serves guests small European plates and sharing ...More

 
parlez
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Dining 

Friends Matt who runs The White Horse pub in Brixton and Louis who works for ...More

 
Lupins
Lupins
Dining 

Named after the English garden flower, Lupins is a fusion of British and global flavours ...More

 
Comptoir Cafe & Wine
Comptoir Cafe & Wine
Drinking 

Smart yet informal all-day cafe, bar and wine shop with around 1,000 wines from all ...More

 
Trawler Trash
Dining 

Originally home to the oldest fish and chip shop in London, Trawler Trash on Islington's Upper Street is re-invigorating the great British tradition....More

Machiya
Dining 

Japanese restaurant Machiya is by the people behind critically acclaimed Kanada-Ya....More

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