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Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £97  24% 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 £63  41% 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  34% 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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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The Londoners: Portrait Of A Working City 1447 - 1980
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 29th April to 23rd May 2017
Books etc, Gresham Street, EC2P | 4 minutes from Books etc
Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Bill Viola
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 8th September 2016 to 11th August 2018 - 8.30am-4.30pm
Books etc, St Paul's Churchyard, EC4M | 6 minutes from Books etc
The internationally-acclaimed artist displays a second permanent large-scale installation, titled Mary, the first moving-image artworks to be installed in a British cathedral, to coincide with the ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Perspectives of destruction: Images of London, 1940-44
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th February to 8th May 2017 - 10am-5pm
Books etc, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 7 minutes from Books etc
Exhibitions & Art, Photography....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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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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The City Centre
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
80 Basinghall Street, EC2V | 2 minutes from Books etc
Learn about the square mile, the area's 800 year history, its people and its architecture, at The City Centre, where exhibitions, public events ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Bar One Cannon Street
London > Nightlife > Bars
103 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 3 minutes from Books etc
Bright airy chain bars with a good range of beer, wine and spirits offering reasonable gastropub style food. Comfortable, with plenty of tables, leather sofas, polished ... 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
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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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The Londoners: Portrait Of A Working City 1447 - 1980
Exhibitions | Until 23rd May 2017 

Guildhall Yard 4 minutes walk from Books Etc

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Bill Viola
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 6 minutes walk from Books Etc

The internationally-acclaimed artist displays a second permanent large-scale installation, titled Mary, the first moving-image artworks to be installed in a ...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

Perspectives of destruction: Images of London, 1940-44
Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2017 

Museum of London 7 minutes walk from Books Etc

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Perspectives Of Destruction: Images Of London, 1940-44
Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2017 

Museum of London 7 minutes walk from Books Etc

This exhibition explores the way artists and photographers responded to the bombing of London during the Second World War. Includes ...More

Romeo And Juliet
Romeo And Juliet
Theatre | Until 9th July 2017 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 8 minutes walk from Books Etc

Commencing Emma Rice's Summer of Love season, which will be her final season as Artistic Director, Shakespeare's Globe stages a ...More

 
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Barbican Centre 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

In 2017, the Barbican hosts the first major UK exhibition on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second ...More

 
Sophie Clements: Shall I This Time Hold You'
Exhibitions | Until 1st May 2017 

Barbican Centre 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

A large-scale projection and surround sound work that explores the beauty captured in a chance moment....More

Obsession
Obsession
Theatre | Until 20th May 2017 

Barbican Centre 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

Renowned director Ivo van Hove takes on Visconti's Obsession this spring, forming one part of a three production Toneelgroep Amsterdam ...More

 
Picture This: The Music Photography Of Sheila Rock
Exhibitions | Until 4th July 2017 

Barbican Centre 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

This exhibition showcases a selection of the legendary photographer's work from Barenboim to U2 and from Rattle to Siouxsie Sioux....More

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London Wing Fest
London Wing Fest
Foodie Events | From 5th August 

The Printworks

A celebration of the chicken wing, the London Wing Fest is inspired by the National ...More

 
Canham
Dining 

Canham Restaurant serves up delicious British cuisine served using fresh ingredients in addition to wines sourced from small wineries....More

The Real Greek - Muswell Hill
Dining 

The Real Greek is passionate about authentic, traditional Greek food, and boasts unique sites across London...More

Valentina Battersea
Dining 

Founded back in 1991 in East Sheen, Valentina sees the Zoccola and Arcari families showcase their lifelong love of food and wine...More

Margarita Rumble
Foodie Events | On 30th April 

The Yard

Make the most of the bank holiday weekend with the Margarita Rumble on Sunday....More

Nightfall
Nightfall
Theatre | From 28th April 

The Bridge Theatre

Laurie Sansom stars in Barney Norris' bruising drama set on a family farm outside Winchester, ...More

 
Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar
Theatre | From 20th January 

The Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner directs a promenade staging of Shakespeare's bloodthirsty tragedy in which Caesar returns to ...More

 
Young Marx
Young Marx
Theatre | From 18th October 

The Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner directs the world premiere staging of Richard Bean and Clive Coleman's historical comedy ...More

 
Mildmay Festival Of Nature
Kids Events | From 6th May 

Newington Green

Community & Lifestyle, Family Event....More

Bold Tendencies
Bold Tendencies
Exhibitions | From 19th May 

Peckham Rye Multistory Car Park

The disused Peckham Rye Multi-Storey Car Park is put to good use over the summer ...More

 
VRX Europe 2017
VRX Europe 2017
Exhibitions | From 11th May 

Park Plaza Victoria Hotel

UK and Europe's most senior leadership enterprise VR/AR conference and expo, VRX Europe comes to ...More

 
Art Beats
Art Beats
Exhibitions | On 12th May 

Old Spitalfields Market

New one-day event Art Beats launches at Old Spitalfields Market this May. ...More

 
London Pizza Festival
London Pizza Festival
Foodie Events | On 28th May 

Borough Market

Launched to celebrate London's transformation into a pizza-mad metropolis, the London Pizza Festival returns this ...More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
 
 
 
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