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Victoria Place, Victoria, 115 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SJ 
 
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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

 
Victoria Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Sloane Square Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Victoria Railway Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Semley Place NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Pimlico Masterpark
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Books etc

Near Books etc
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Victoria
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  42% 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
 
 
 
Tophams Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  30% off
24 – 32 Ebury Street, SW1W | 2 minutes from Books etc
Tophams Hotel in Belgravia has undergone a two-year refurbishment so the 48 bedrooms of this long running establishment are now fashionably bright and modern. Located at ... More
 
 
 
Park Plaza Victoria Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  32% 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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Alternative Books nearest Books etc

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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Books etc

The best shops and markets near Books etc
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
The Chocolate Society
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
36 Elizabeth Street, Victoria, London SW1W | 4 minutes from Books etc
The Chocolate Society is one of the most excellent shops in London. They really know their stuff and produce handmade confections that will knock your socks ... 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Books etc

Near Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wicked
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st August 2010 to 21st March 2015 - Various Times
Apollo Victoria Theatre, 17 Wilton Road, Victoria, London SW1V | 3 minutes from Books etc
'The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz' introduces us to some very familiar characters, years before they met Dorothy. One of them is a clever, ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Billy Elliot
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd March 2005 to 19th December 2015
Victoria Palace Theatre, Victoria Street, Victoria, London SW1E | 4 minutes from Books etc
Winner of BBC Radio 2 Audience Olivier Award 2013. This tale of a boy from a mining community who wants to become a dancer is even ...More
 
 
 
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Royal Mews Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 30th March 2014
Royal Mews, Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | 9 minutes from Books etc
The Royal Mews forms part of Buckingham Palace and houses the carriages and horses used by the Queen and the Royal Family for State and ceremonial ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Books etc

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Big Bus Company
London > Attractions > 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
Edel Assanti
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
272-274 Vauxhall Bridge Road, SW1V | 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
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Books etc

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, 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Books etc

Near Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 29 minutes from Books etc
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Books etc

Books etc gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Retreat at Harrods
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
5th Floor, Harrods, Westminster, London SW1X | 7 minutes from Books etc
Surely one of the most desirable places to spoil yourself rotten - the Urban Retreat flagship spa sits ever so prettily on the top floor of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ushvani
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Cadogan Garden, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 11 minutes from Books etc
One of Knightsbridge's better kept secrets is the Ushvani day spa, tucked away in a Grade II listed building on Cadogan Gardens. Founded by Usha Arumugam, ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Books etc

The best pubs near London Books etc.
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Pantechnicon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
10 Motcomb Street, Belgravia, London SW1X | 11 minutes from Books etc
From the people who brought us The Thomas Cubitt gastropub comes this Motcomb Street venture with a ground floor bar and two ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Books etc

Books etc clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Goring Bar and Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Beeston Place, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leopard Champagne & Cocktail Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
41 Hotel London, 41 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 6 minutes from Books etc
A private bar for discerning guests at the five star 41 hotel and adjoining sister property The Rubens at the Palace, the Leopard Champagne & Cocktail ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cask & Glass
London > Nightlife > Bars
39 - 41 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 7 minutes from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
The Lanesborough a St. Regis Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hyde Park Corner, Westminster, Belgravia, London SW1X | 12 minutes from Books etc
Capturing the style of an exquisite early 19th-century residence, this esteemed establishment is wonderfully elegant and upmarket. Offering an exclusive personalised service, every guest is ... More
 
 
 
 

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Lady Jay & The Boisdale Blue Rhythm Band
Concerts | On 30th September 2014 

Boisdale Of Belgravia 2 minutes walk from Books Etc

The jazz musician performs with the resident band....More

Wicked
Wicked
Theatre | Until 21st March 2015 

Apollo Victoria Theatre 3 minutes walk from Books Etc

'The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz' introduces us to some very familiar characters, years before they met Dorothy. ...More

 
Billy Elliot
Billy Elliot
Theatre | Until 19th December 2015 

Victoria Palace Theatre 4 minutes walk from Books Etc

Winner of BBC Radio 2 Audience Olivier Award 2013. This tale of a boy from a mining community who wants ...More

 
You Should Be So Lucky
Theatre | Until 18th October 2014 

Above The Stag Theatre 5 minutes walk from Books Etc

A young electrologist is due to inherit part of a millionaire's vast fortune, if not stopped by the millionaire's daughter. ...More

Breeders
Theatre | Until 4th October 2014 

St James Theatre 6 minutes walk from Books Etc

Andrea and her wife Caroline, with their seemingly perfect life, want a baby. They come up with the idea of ...More

Heart Strings: Stories Of Love And Loss
Theatre | On 30th September 2014 

St James Theatre 6 minutes walk from Books Etc

With Lizzie Ball on violin accompanying Ben Miller, Juliet Stevenson and Natascha McElhone....More

Henry IV Part 1
Theatre | Until 3rd October 2014 

St James Theatre 6 minutes walk from Books Etc

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Teh Internet Is Serious Business
Theatre | Until 25th October 2014 

Royal Court Theatre 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

A modern tale about computer hacking and government forces, written by Tim Price and directed by Hamish Pirie....More

The Wolf From The Door
Theatre | Until 1st November 2014 

Royal Court Theatre 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

Anna Chancellor, who most memorably play Duckface in 'Four Weddings And A Funeral', stars as Lady Catherine in Rory Mullarkey's ...More

Royal Mews Tickets
Royal Mews Tickets
Attraction | Next performance 30th September 2014 

Royal Mews 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

The Royal Mews forms part of Buckingham Palace and houses the carriages and horses used by the Queen and the ...More

 
 
 
 
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