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Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
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4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  37% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 5 minutes 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
 
 
 
Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  40% 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
 
 
 
Grange St Paul's Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  26% off
10 Godliman Street, EC4V | 8 minutes from Books etc
Perfectly located in the heart of London's financial district, yet moments away from the delights of the West End, the Grange St Paul's mixes contemporary style ... More
 
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bookartbookshop
London > Shopping > Books
17 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 19 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 23 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 25 minutes from Books etc
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Books etc

The best shops and markets near Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ted Baker & Friends
London > Shopping > Clothing
120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 3 minutes from Books etc
We love the average Ted Baker store but with Ted Baker & Friends the cool fashion label has taken the shopping experience one step further - ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Beau Gems
London > Shopping > Jewellery
26 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 3 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Penhaligon's
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
8 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 3 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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Stories From The City: The Bank Of England In Literature
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th July 2017 to 29th June 2018 - 10am-5pm
Books etc, Bartholomew Lane, EC2R | 3 minutes from Books etc
Exhibits related to the lives and works of Charles Dickens, TS Eliot, Dr Johnson, Robert Browning and George Eliot to name a few. It reflects on ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
Bullsh*t London - Southbank Stroll
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: 14th, 21st and 28th June 2018 - 7pm-9pm
Books etc, St Paul's Churchyard, EC4M | 6 minutes from Books etc
Comedy, Sketch....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Fatberg!
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 9th February to 1st July 2018
Books etc, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 7 minutes from Books etc
This will make you think before you flush. Fatberg! puts the last remaining piece of the Whitechapel fatberg on display in the Museum of London. An ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Books etc

Near Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 5 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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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Books etc
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
 
 
 
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The Sam Wanamaker Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Books etc
For the first time since it opened in 1997, Shakespeare's Globe has the facilities to present plays throughout the year at The Sam Wanamaker Theatre, a ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Books etc
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Bloomberg Arcade
London > Attractions >
3 Queen Victoria Street, EC2R | 1 minute from Books etc
Running through the site of Bloomberg's new European headquarters , the covered pedestrian Bloomberg Arcade is home to a new concept from ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mansion House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
City of London, City, London EC4N | 2 minutes from Books etc
Mansion House, the Palace of the London Mayor, was originally for the Lord Mayor to represent the City in appropriate style, Sir Crispin Gascoigne was the ... More
 
 
 
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St Stephen Walbrook
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
39 Walbrook, City, London EC4N | 2 minutes from Books etc
One of Sir Christopher Wren's smaller masterpieces, this church has been immaculately restored. The central altar is by Henry Moore, and there is a magnificent organ ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Books etc

What are the best dining options near Books etc London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
72 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | Same location as Books etc
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Coq d'Argent
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
1 Poultry, Bank, City, London EC2R | 1 minute from Books etc
The City of London does many things well, but green space is not one of them. So, when summer strikes the suits roll up their sleeves ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tsuru - Mansion House
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
15 Queen Street, Mansion House, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from Books etc
Japanese Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near Books etc

Near Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 15 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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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 16 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 17 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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Books etc gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 7 minutes from Books etc
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 11 minutes from Books etc
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 12 minutes from Books etc
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Books etc

The best pubs near London Books etc.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 7 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 8 minutes from Books etc
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 10 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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Books etc clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca City
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
21 Bloomberg Arcade, EC4N | 1 minute from Books etc
Bringing more than 200 wines to Bloomberg Arcade, the covered pedestrian walkway running through Bloomberg's new European Headquarters, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Reserve Bar Stock Exchange
London > Nightlife > Bars
46 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 2 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Four Sisters Townhouse
London > Nightlife > Bars
5 Groveland Court, Bow Lane, EC4M | 2 minutes from Books etc
Falling somewhere between an old curiosity shop and a sumptuous Victorian gentleman's club, The Four Sisters Townhouse is an elegant, intimate cocktail ... More
 
 
 
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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
Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 3 minutes from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
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Guildhall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 3 minutes from Books etc
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 2000 people.... More
 
 
 
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Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 5 minutes from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
 

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FIFA World Cup 2018 at Brigadiers
FIFA World Cup 2018 at Brigadiers
Sporting Events | Until 15th July 2018 

Brigadiers 1 minute walk from Books Etc

With seven screens spread across two rooms, Brigadiers is set to be one of the best places to watch the ...More

 
Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 6 minutes walk from Books Etc

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

London Nights
London Nights
Exhibitions | Until 11th November 2018 

Museum of London 7 minutes walk from Books Etc

The Museum of London explores London after dark, in its new major photography exhibition, London Nights, open 11th May. Using ...More

 
Votes for Women
Votes for Women
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2019 

Museum of London 7 minutes walk from Books Etc

The Museum of London marks the centenary of the 1918 Act that gave some women the right to vote for ...More

 
Fatberg!
Fatberg!
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2018 

Museum of London 7 minutes walk from Books Etc

This will make you think before you flush. Fatberg! puts the last remaining piece of the Whitechapel fatberg on display ...More

 
Hamlet
Theatre | Until 26th August 2018 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 8 minutes walk from Books Etc

The new Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe, Michelle Terry, opens her tenure at the famous London theatre with Hamlet, taking ...More

The Town Hall Affair: The Wooster Group
The Town Hall Affair: The Wooster Group
Theatre | Until 24th June 2018 

Barbican Theatre 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

The New York-based theatre company The Wooster Group presents a timely look at how the struggle for gender equality has ...More

 
Haruomi Hosono
Concerts | On 23rd June 2018 

Barbican Centre 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

The Japanese musician and composer plays innovative alt pop with support from Acetone....More

BBC Singers
Concerts | On 23rd June 2018 

Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

John Wilson conducts the BBC Singers Joseph Horovitz's Captain Noah And His Floating Zoo....More

Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art
Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art
Exhibitions | Until 14th October 2018 

Tate Modern 11 minutes walk from Books Etc

Shape of Light at Tate Modern is the first major exhibition to explore the relationship between abstract art and the ...More

 

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The Mall

On Tuesday 10th July, one hundred days after the official 100th birthday of the Royal Air Force, up to 100 aircraft representing the RAF's history will fly over Buckingham Palace. In the hour and a ...More

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Royal Artillery Square

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Sadler's Wells Theatre

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