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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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Bond Street Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Marble Arch Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Marylebone Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Paddington Railway Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
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Welbeck Street NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Millennium Mayfair NCP
 
4 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
Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £133  21% 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 £62  23% 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
 
 
 
Go Native Apartments Mayfair
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £199  31% off
10 Lees Place, W1K | 3 minutes from Books etc
Part of the historic Grosvenor Estate, this beautiful Georgian building is Go Natives latest premium property. A 300 year-old mews in Mayfair, it has been sympathetically ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Books nearest Books etc

Nearest to Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bernard J 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Shopping near Books etc

The best shops and markets near Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Celine
London > Shopping > Clothing
Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Books etc
Clothing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Events near Books etc

Near Books etc
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French Connection
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 21st September 2014 - 2pm-3.30pm
Handel House Museum, 25 Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 5 minutes from Books etc
Harpsichord-player Nathanial Mander performs works in the style of Francois Couperin....More
 
 
 
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The Mitford Sisters' Bunker
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Sunday 21st September 2014 - 7pm-10pm
The Phoenix, 37 Cavendish Square, Chelsea, London W1G | 8 minutes from Books etc
...More
 
 
 
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Madame Tussauds - Priority Entrance Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 3rd March 2010
Madame Tussauds, Marylebone Road, NW1 | 12 minutes from Books etc
In 1835, Marie Tussaud - former sculptor to the court of Louis XVI - established a sideshow of waxworks of famous contemporary and historical figures (not ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Books etc

Near Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Palladium
London > Entertainment > Theatres
8 Argyll Street, Soho, London W1F | 10 minutes from Books etc
For those who owned televisions in the 1950s and 1960s, the London Palladium is quite simply the most famous variety theatre in the world. Stars who ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Books etc

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gallery Elena Shchukina
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
10 Lees Place, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Michael Werner Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
22 Upper Brook Street, 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Books etc

What are the best dining options near Books etc London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Le Pain Quotidien
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
16 North Audley Street, W1K | 1 minute from Books etc
It all started with a loaf. Not just any loaf. Belgian chef Alain Coumont was intent on creating the perfect mix of water, flour and salt. ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Books etc

Near Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Books etc

Books etc gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Claridge's Health Club & Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
49 Brook Street, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Books etc

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
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Books etc

Books etc clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chakana
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
23 Orchard Street, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Connaught Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Carlos Place, Mayfair, London W1K | 5 minutes from Books etc
If you're after perfection in a glass in an ultra-stylish location then look no further than the main bar at the Connaught Hotel in Mayfair. The ... 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
Claridge's
London > Business > Venue Hire
Brook Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1K | 4 minutes from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wallace Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Cuarteto Casals
Concerts | On 21st September 2014 

Wigmore Hall 5 minutes walk from Books Etc

The Spanish ensemble performs Mozart's Adagio and Fugue In C Minor, Haydn's String Quartet In F Minor No 5 and ...More

French Connection
Concerts | On 21st September 2014 

Handel House Museum 5 minutes walk from Books Etc

Harpsichord-player Nathanial Mander performs works in the style of Francois Couperin....More

She Was Despised: Handel And Susannah Cibber
She Was Despised: Handel And Susannah Cibber
Exhibitions | Until 28th November 2014 

Handel House Museum 5 minutes walk from Books Etc

The Handel House Museum looks at the life of actress and singer Susannah Cibber, who was born 300 years ago. ...More

 
The Mitford Sisters' Bunker
Comedy | On 21st September 2014 

The Phoenix 8 minutes walk from Books Etc

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Sunday Night At The Palladium
Theatre | Until 12th October 2014 

London Palladium 10 minutes walk from Books Etc

The popular variety show returns for the autumn, with weekly hosts including Jack Whitehall, Bradley Walsh and Jimmy Carr, who ...More

Barry Jackson
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th October 2014 

Ain't Nothin But Blues Bar 11 minutes walk from Books Etc

Blues jam, with Barry Jackson....More

Dino Baptiste
Concerts | Until 19th October 2014 

Ain't Nothin But Blues Bar 11 minutes walk from Books Etc

The blues soloist performs popular covers....More

AES+F
AES+F
Exhibitions | Until 26th October 2014 

Royal Academy Of Arts at 6 Burlington Gardens 11 minutes walk from Books Etc

Uber cool Russian art collective AES+F, the Moscow-based group comprised of Tatiana Arzamasova, Lev Evzovich, Evgeny Svyatsky and Vladimir Fridkes, ...More

 
Battle Of The Bands
Music | Until 5th October 2014 

Zebrano Carnaby 11 minutes walk from Books Etc

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Primrose: Russian Colour Photography
Primrose: Russian Colour Photography
Exhibitions | Until 19th October 2014 

Photographers' Gallery 11 minutes walk from Books Etc

Over 140 works - landscapes, portraits, Soviet propaganda, avant-garde and reportage photography - from the 20th-century, many never before seen ...More

 
 
 
 
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