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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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The Beaumont Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £273† 38% 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
Radisson Blu Edwardian Sussex Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £74† 42% 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
Radisson Blu Edwardian Berkshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £97† 29% off
350 Oxford Street, W1C | 3 minutes from Books etc
Discreet, muted shades, wood-panelled walls, over 140 carefully designed rooms with free Wi-Fi and a number of airy public spaces in which to relax typify this ... More
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Shapero Rare Books
London > Shopping > Books
32 St George Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 8 minutes from Books etc
Specialists in travel, natural history and English literature with an extensive range of colour plate books ranging from sport, children's interest, architecture and economics.... More
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Maggs Brothers
London > Shopping > Books
50 Berkely Square, Mayfair, London W1J | 8 minutes from Books etc
Established in 1853, Maggs Bros. Ltd., is one of the world's oldest and largest dealers in antiquarian, first edition, autograph and rare books. Books are divided ... More
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Daunt Books Marylebone
London > Shopping > Books
83 Marylebone High Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 9 minutes from Books etc
Smooth wood panelling, streams of natural light bursting through a large, pitched glass roof - as soon as you enter Daunt Books on Marylebone High Street ... 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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Emanuel Rimoldi
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Tuesday 24th January 2017 - 7.30pm
Books etc, 36 Wigmore Street, W1U | 5 minutes from Books etc
The pianist performs Mozart's Piano Sonata In A Minor, Schumann's Humoreske In B Flat, Liszt's Danza Sacra E Duetto Finale D'aida and Rachmaninov's 10 Preludes....More
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Condo 2017
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 14th January to 11th February 2017
Books etc, 17 Brook's Mews, W1K | 5 minutes from Books etc
A collaborative exhibition by 36 galleries across 15 London spaces, Condo 2017 is a month-long city-wide art festival featuring some of the most exciting young art ...More
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Sigmar Polke: Pour Paintings On Paper
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 13th January to 4th March 2017 - 10am-6pm
Books etc, 22 Upper Brook Street, W1K | 5 minutes from Books etc
Fifteen large-scale works by the late German-born artist highlighting the exuberant invention and uncommon beauty underneath his works....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
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Regent Street Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 8 minutes from Books etc
The historic Regent Street Cinema is where the first ever performance of moving images took place. Created by the Lumière brothers, the film was shown as ... More
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The Screen on Baker Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
96-98 Baker Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 10 minutes from Books etc
Two intimate screening rooms, plush seating and high-tech facilities make The Screen on Baker Street a good choice for film lovers in the area. Tucked away ... More
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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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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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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 9 minutes from Books etc
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
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Books etc gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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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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
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The Only Running Footman
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
5 Charles Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 9 minutes from Books etc
One of two venues belonging to The Meredith Group who also run The Portman in Portman Village, The Only Running Footman is a popular pub, restaurant ... More
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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
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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
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Burlock
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 Duke Street, W1U | 2 minutes from Books etc
A cavernous rum bar with a party atmosphere, Burlock stocks over 200 of the world's finest rums available under one roof, ... More
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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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Claridge's
London > Business > Venue Hire
Brook Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1K | 4 minutes from Books etc
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The Wallace Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Books etc
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The Dorchester Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
54 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K | 9 minutes from Books etc
One of the most famous hotels in England, The Dorchester is a stunning Art Deco curve, overlooking the expanses of the Royal Parks. This is the ... More

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