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Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £133  30% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 1 minute from Books etc
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
3 South Place, EC2M | 5 minutes from Books etc
Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  42% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 6 minutes from Books etc
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
 
 
 
 
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Bookartbookshop
London > Shopping > Books
17 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 14 minutes from Books etc
We love this great little book shop. As the name suggests, you'll find books on art but, more specifically, they specialise in artists' books - and ... More
 
 
 
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Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 29 minutes from Books etc
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
 
 
 
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London Review Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
14 Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 31 minutes from Books etc
Opened in May 2003, with Alan Bennett cutting the ribbon, the London Review Bookshop is a welcome addition to the city's dwindling ranks of independent bookshops. ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Books etc
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Flittner
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
86 Moorgate, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Books etc
An old-fashioned barber’s patronised by city gentlemen and established in 1904. As well as a shampoo and cut you can also have the traditional hot towel ... More
 
 
 
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Beau Gems
London > Shopping > Jewellery
26 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 4 minutes from Books etc
A high-class repair service for all varieties of damaged items. Antique jewellery and second-hand designer watches are on offer.... More
 
 
 
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Penhaligon's
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
8 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 4 minutes from Books etc
130-year-old scent emporium with royal warrants. For a sweet-smelling, sensory overload, Penhaligon’s has to be the place to go. From the original Hammam Bouquet to the Winston ... More
 
 
 
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Michael Clark: Cosmic Dancer
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th October 2020 to 3rd January 2021 - Various Times
Books etc, Silk Street, EC2Y | 7 minutes from Books etc
Film, photography and material from across dancer and choreographer Michael Clark's career plus his collaborations across visual arts, music and fashion including Charles Atlas' reworking of ...More
 
 
 
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Jean Dubuffet
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 30th September 2020 to 17th January 2021
Books etc, Silk Street, EC2 | 7 minutes from Books etc
As part of the year-long Inside Out series, the Barbican Art Gallery presents a major exhibition on French artist Jean Dubuffet. Regarded as one of the ...More
 
 
 
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Toyin Ojih Odutola: A Countervailing Theory
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 11th August 2020 to 24th January 2021 - Various Times
Books etc, Silk Street, EC2Y | 7 minutes from Books etc
The first UK display of the Nigerian-American artist's work, comprising pastel and charcoal drawings that explore an imagined ancient myth, complemented by an immersive soundtrack composed ...More
 
 
 
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Near Books etc
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Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 3 minutes from Books etc
Empty for four years, the building next to Drapers Hall and behind the Bank of England which used to be Throgmortons became Heroes Grotto of Comedy ... More
 
 
 
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Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
1 Milton Street, Barbican, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Books etc
Milton Court, opened in September 2013, provides the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with state-of-the-art performance and teaching facilities. The £89 million building on Silk ... More
 
 
 
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Guildhall School Of Music And Drama
London > Entertainment > Arts and Drama
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Books etc
Part of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama , this is Grade II-listed building on Silk Street houses the Silk Street ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Books etc
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Tower 42 - formerly NatWest Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N | 3 minutes from Books etc
At 601 feet, Tower 42 was the first skyscraper in the City of London when it was officially opened in June 1981 by Her Majesty ... More
 
 
 
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Bank of England Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R | 4 minutes from Books etc
Sorry, no free samples here but you can get your hands on a real gold bar. Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of England ... More
 
 
 
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Guildhall Yard
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 4 minutes from Books etc
The courtyard between the Guildhall Art Gallery and the church of St Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall Yard is ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near Books etc London?
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K-10
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
20 Copthall Avenue, City, London EC2R | 1 minute from Books etc
Japanese cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
62 London Wall, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Books etc
Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
 
 
 
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Mehek Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
45 London Wall, Moorgate,, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Books etc
Translating to 'fragrance' in English, Mehek promises "a wonderful aroma of high-quality Indian cuisine." Think fine dining, Indian-style. Having snatched an AA rosette in addition to ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Books etc

Near Books etc
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 11 minutes from Books etc
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 11 minutes from Books etc
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 12 minutes from Books etc
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
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Books etc gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Ned's Club Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
The Ned London, 27 Poultry, EC2R | 5 minutes from Books etc
Centred around a 20-metre marble-lined swimming pool, Ned's Club Spa is a lavish subterranean space that invites both The Ned hotel guests and outside visitors ... More
 
 
 
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Puttshack Bank
London > Leisure > Golf
1 Poultry, Bank, EC2R | 6 minutes from Books etc
Putting a swing into your social life, Puttshack brings crazy golf into the 21st century with high tech equipment, blinging ... More
 
 
 
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The Garden at 120
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
120 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | 8 minutes from Books etc
Owned by Italy's largest insurance firm, Generali, and designed by Eric Parry Architects, Fen Court is a fifteen story state-of-the-art office block which houses ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Books etc

The best pubs near London Books etc.
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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 5 minutes from Books etc
One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
 
 
 
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The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Books etc
A Geronimo Inns pub in the City, The White Horse gives city workers a bright, airy space to eat, drink and relax and its pub garden ... More
 
 
 
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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 6 minutes from Books etc
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
 
 
 
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Books etc clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Spritz & Giggles
London > Nightlife > Bars
37 Broadgate Circle, EC2M | 4 minutes from Books etc
This summer a beach bar serving Aperol Spritz pops up in Broadgate Circle. Spritz & Giggles combines lush foliage and greenery with table tennis and foosball ... More
 
 
 
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Mrs Fogg's Dockside Drinkery and Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
37 Broadgate Circle, EC2M | 4 minutes from Books etc
The latest bar from Mr Fogg's family has its own gin distillery and the Rangoon Steamer ship ... More
 
 
 
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Reserve Bar Stock Exchange
London > Nightlife > Bars
46 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 5 minutes from Books etc
Reserve Bar Stock Exchange in the City uses the stock market model to price its drinks - prices change in line with their popularity on the ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Books etc.
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Guildhall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 4 minutes from Books etc
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 2000 people.... More
 
 
 
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Gibson Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 4 minutes from Books etc
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Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 4 minutes from Books etc
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Ling Tan: Playing Democracy
Exhibitions | Until 4th April 2021 

Barbican Centre 7 minutes walk from Books Etc

Artist Ling Tan explores social structures and collective responsibility in a multimedia installation comprising a giant two-player game of Pong....More

Toyin Ojih Odutola: A Countervailing Theory
Exhibitions | Until 24th January 2021 

Barbican Centre 7 minutes walk from Books Etc

The first UK display of the Nigerian-American artist's work, comprising pastel and charcoal drawings that explore an imagined ancient myth, ...More

Jean Dubuffet
Jean Dubuffet
Exhibitions | Until 17th January 2021 

Barbican Art Gallery 7 minutes walk from Books Etc

As part of the year-long Inside Out series, the Barbican Art Gallery presents a major exhibition on French artist Jean ...More

 
Michael Clark: Cosmic Dancer
Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2021 

Barbican Centre 7 minutes walk from Books Etc

Film, photography and material from across dancer and choreographer Michael Clark's career plus his collaborations across visual arts, music and ...More

Kai Althoff Goes With Bernard Leach
Exhibitions | Until 10th January 2021 

Whitechapel Gallery 14 minutes walk from Books Etc

German artist Kai Althoff's first public show in London includes paintings, works on paper and ephemera presented across three galleries, ...More

Nalini Malani: Can You Hear Me'
Exhibitions | Until 1st May 2021 

Whitechapel Gallery 14 minutes walk from Books Etc

The Indian's artist's first UK commission is a multi-layered, immersive installation inspired by the violent death of a child in ...More

Andy Warhol
Exhibitions | Until 15th November 2020 

Tate Modern 16 minutes walk from Books Etc

A major retrospective of the American pop artist's work, featuring well-known images such as the iconic pop prints of Marilyn ...More

Bruce Nauman
Exhibitions | Until 21st February 2021 

Tate Modern 16 minutes walk from Books Etc

Immersive installations with an emphasis on sound and moving image by the Indiana-born artist, shown alongside poetic sculptures and neon ...More

Hyundai Commission: Kara Walker
Exhibitions | Until 8th November 2020 

Tate Modern 16 minutes walk from Books Etc

A large-scale installation by the New York-based artist, entitled Fons Americanus, transforming the Turbine Hall to reflect her concerns regarding ...More

Dora Maurer
Exhibitions | Until 24th January 2021 

Tate Modern 16 minutes walk from Books Etc

A year-long exhibition brings together some 35 works by the Hungarian artist, including graphic works, photographs, films and paintings created ...More

 
 
 
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