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The Beaumont Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £263  32% off
8 Balderton Street, Brown Hart Gardens, W1K | 1 minute from Books etc
Restaurateurs Jeremy King and Chris Corbin - of The Wolseley, The Ivy and Le Caprice - are behind this boutique hotel overlooking Brown Hart Gardens in ... More
 
 
 
Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £113  26% off
Grosvenor Square, W1K | 2 minutes from Books etc
It is all in the detail at this plush hotel with fluffy pillows, marble bathrooms and heated towel racks adding to the experience. Once a stately ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Sussex Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £66  27% off
19-25 Granville Place, W1H | 3 minutes from Books etc
Smart and modern with slate floors and a unique leather reception area, the Sussex is one of Radisson's more contemporary hotels. Italian designer influences are evident ... More
 
 
 
 
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Waterstone's Oxford Street (West)
London > Shopping > Books
421 Oxford Street, Mayfair, London W1C | Same location as Books etc
Waterstone's, one of the largest high street booksellers in the UK, is a relative newcomer on the block. It first opened in Old Brompton Road, London, ... More
 
 
 
WH Smith
London > Shopping > Books
Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, Fitzrovia, London W1A | 1 minute from Books etc
A branch of Smiths is a fixture of practically every high street up and down the country. The chain sells stationery, magazines, books, greeting cards, gifts, ... More
 
 
 
Pip Printing
London > Shopping > Books
33 North Row, Mayfair, London W1K | 2 minutes from Books etc
Printers and Lithographers ... More
 
 
 
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Celine
London > Shopping > Clothing
Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Books etc
Clothing ... More
 
 
 
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Ordning & Reda
London > Shopping > Office Supply
Selfridges, Ground Floor 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Books etc
Simple and elegant, Ordning & Reda's range of self-designed Swedish paper products will put the feel-good factor back in your letter-writing life. And if you ... More
 
 
 
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Selfridges
London > Shopping > Department Stores
400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 1 minute from Books etc
Don't be fooled into thinking that this huge department store is simply a Mecca for commercialism and shopaholics. Selfridges has a truly fascinating history that supports ... More
 
 
 
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Kathleen Ferrier Awards 2016
London > Events > Music  Dates: Friday 29th April 2016 - 6pm-10pm
Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street, W1U | 5 minutes from Books etc
The final of the singing contest....More
 
 
 
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Exploring Drawing II: Drawing With Definition
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 1st May 2016 - 1.30am-4.30pm
Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, W1U | 5 minutes from Books etc
Drawing class with artist Anna Saunders....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Allen Jones: Maitresse
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 28th Apr to 30th Apr and 3rd May to 6th May 2016 - 10am-6pm
Michael Werner Gallery, 22 Upper Brook Street, W1K | 5 minutes from Books etc
The exhibition brings together for the first time the paintings that form Jones's Maitresse cycle. Begun as a commissioned movie poster in 1975, Maitresse developed into ...More
 
 
 
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Wigmore Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
36 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Books etc
Built by the Bechstein piano company in 1901, this grandiose concert hall is regarded by many as London's best venue for chamber and solo performances. Wigmore ... More
 
 
 
Underneath Marble Arch
London > Entertainment >
Marble Arch, Marylebone, London W1H | 5 minutes from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Books etc
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Oxford Street
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1C | 3 minutes from Books etc
With over 200 million visitors a year, more than 300 shops and 5 million square feet of retail space, Oxford Street lays claim to being London's ... More
 
 
 
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Gallery Elena Shchukina
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
10 Lees Place, Mayfair, London W1K | 3 minutes from Books etc
Gallery Elena Shchukina opens 24th September 2013. Artist and curator Elena Shchukina is launching an eponymous space in Mayfair this September that will challenge the trend ... More
 
 
 
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Michael Werner Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
22 Upper Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 5 minutes from Books etc
The Michael Werner Gallery, a New York gallery that has a "small but stellar roster of serious painters" (Financial Times), adds to its existing galleries in ... More
 
 
 
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Spaghetti House
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
74 Duke Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1K | 1 minute from Books etc
Running since 1955, Spaghetti House was set up by Northern Italians Lorenzo Fraquelli and Simone Lavarni and it still regarded as a family business. After opening ... More
 
 
 
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Yo! Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 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
 
 
 
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The Colony Grill Room
London > Restaurants >
The Beaumont, 8 Balderton Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 1 minute from Books etc
As you'd expect from Corbin and King, the duo behind Le Caprice, The Ivy, The Wolseley, The Delaunay - essentially a string of top London restaurants ... More
 
 
 
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West London College
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Parliament Home, 35 North Row, Mayfair, London W1K | 1 minute from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 6 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
 
 
 
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 6 minutes from Books etc
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
 
 
 
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Brown Hart Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Duke Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 1 minute from Books etc
This beautiful garden just off Oxford Street and close to Selfridges occupies an unlikely position - above an electricity sub-station. Brown Hart Gardens were re-opened in ... More
 
 
 
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Claridge's Health Club & Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
49 Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 4 minutes from Books etc
Found on the top floor of Claridge's, the Health Club & Spa provides the chance to enjoy relaxing treatments while looking across London. In the spa, ... More
 
 
 
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Nyumba
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6-7 Mount Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 5 minutes from Books etc
Presided over by the outrageous, extravagant artist Michael Charalambous, Nyumba is not so much a unisex salon as a place of rest and relaxation, boasting some ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Books etc.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Punch Bowl
London > Nightlife > Pubs
41 Farm Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 7 minutes from Books etc
Famous for its famous owner, the Punch Bowl became a celebrity hang-out when Guy Ritchie split up with Madonna. The director of 'Lock, Stock & Two ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 11 minutes from Books etc
Built in 1882 this gorgeous Victorian pub could be the perfect spot for a night out, if you can find it, that is. Very close to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke of Wellington
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94a Crawford Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 11 minutes from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
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The American Bar at The Beaumont
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Beaumont, 8 Balderton Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 1 minute from Books etc
Like the rest of The Beaumont hotel it sits within, The American Bar is Art Deco in style - and what a style. It's the sort ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chakana
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
23 Orchard Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 3 minutes from Books etc
David Beckham, One Direction and Pixie Lott have all partied at Chakana, a late-night Inca-inspired lounge bar brought to you by Nick House, the entrepreneur behind ... More
 
 
 
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The Coburg Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Connaught Hotel, Mayfair, London W1K | 5 minutes from Books etc
Beyond the doormen in top hats and white gloves outside The Connaught hotel there are two outstanding bars, the second of which is the swish Coburg ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Books etc.
Selfridges and Co
London > Business > Venue Hire
400 Oxford Street, Fitzrovia, London W1A | 1 minute from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
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Claridge's
London > Business > Venue Hire
Brook Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1K | 4 minutes from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
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The Wallace Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
 

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Viva Cuba
Concerts | Until 31st May 2016 

Ronnie Scott's 7 minutes walk from Books Etc

Live Cuban bands and DJs reaffirm the historical association between Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club and the island of Cuba....More

Taj Mahal
Concerts | Until 30th April 2016 

Ronnie Scott's 7 minutes walk from Books Etc

A rare opportunity to witness a performance from one of the leading figures in the jazz music scene for over ...More

The Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon
Theatre | Until 25th June 2016 

Prince of Wales Theatre 8 minutes walk from Books Etc

Creators of Southpark (Trey Parker and Matt Stone) have turned their satirical eyes to the cheery world of musicals. With ...More

 
The Passion Of Lady Vendredi
Theatre | Until 30th April 2016 

Soho Theatre 8 minutes walk from Books Etc

Nitrobeat present an immersive music theatre production, directed by Jonathan Grieve, about mythopoetic super heroine Lady Vendredi and her band ...More

Gabriel Bisset-Smith: Tells The Most Original And Funny Joke In The Universe!
Comedy | Until 30th April 2016 

Soho Theatre 8 minutes walk from Books Etc

The multi-award winning stand-up covers intergalactic travel, strange sexual positions, bizarre dance routines, Kanye West and unhinged murder in his ...More

Punching The Sky
Theatre | Until 30th April 2016 

Soho Theatre 8 minutes walk from Books Etc

Writer, producer and performer Lizi Patch presents a contemporary comedy-drama about the true story of how a deeply personal conversation ...More

The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time
The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time
Theatre | Until 18th June 2016 

Gielgud Theatre 8 minutes walk from Books Etc

This stage adaptation by Simon Stephens of Mark Haddon's hugely popular novel had a successful run at the National Theatre. ...More

 
The Vaudevillians
Theatre | Until 14th May 2016 

Soho Theatre 8 minutes walk from Books Etc

RuPaul's Drag Race winner Jinkx Monsoon and composer and musician Major Scales present their bawdy, rowdy, 1920s-themed musical comedy about ...More

Wendy Hoose
Theatre | Until 7th May 2016 

Soho Theatre 8 minutes walk from Books Etc

Starring James Young and Amy Conachan, this contemporary production tells Johnny McKnight's tale of two 20-year-olds looking for no-strings-attached, drunken ...More

Marcus Brigstocke: Why The Long Face'
Comedy | Until 7th May 2016 

Soho Theatre 8 minutes walk from Books Etc

Social and political commentary from the long-faced stand-up and popular satirist known for his frequent appearances on TV panel shows....More

 
 
 
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