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4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Apex London Wall Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  41% 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
     
     
     
    Threadneedles, Marriott Autograph Collection
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £74  33% off
    5 Threadneedles Street, EC2R | 6 minutes from Books etc
    Housed in an esteemed former banking hall in the City, this magnificent boutique hotel provides a luxurious sanctuary. The spacious rooms are decorated in a chic ... More
     
     
     
    Club Quarters Gracechurch
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £53  23% 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 | 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
     
     
     
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    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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    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
     
     
     
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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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    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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    To Kill A Mockingbird
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th June to 25th July 2015
    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 9 minutes from Books etc
    Set in the Deep South, Christopher Sergel's adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel won multiple awards when it premiered in 2013 at Regent's Park Open ...More
     
     
     
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    Lunchtime Recital
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 30th June 2015 - 1.15pm
    St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, EC4Y | 11 minutes from Books etc
    The long-running lunchtime recital series is a relaxing way to take a break and change your focus. Admission is free and the recitals last for 30 ...More
     
     
     
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    Dillie Keane
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 30th June 2015 at 7.30pm-8.30pm and 9.30pm-10.30pm
    Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 13 minutes from Books etc
    A solo performance from the Fascinating Aida member....More
     
     
     
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    Heroes Grotto of Comedy
    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    27 Throgmorton Street, 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, 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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    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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    Bank of England Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R | 3 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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    St Paul's Cathedral
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 6 minutes from Books etc
    Being the cathedral of the capital city, St Paul's is officially the spiritual home of Great Britain. The funerals of Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington ... More
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    Tsuru - Mansion House
    London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
    15 Queen Street, Mansion House, EC4N | 1 minute from Books etc
    Japanese Cuisine... More
     
     
     
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    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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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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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    The Duke and Duchess
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    2 - 3 Creed Lane, EC4V | 8 minutes from Books etc
    Gastropub... More
     
     
     
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    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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    The Old Red Cow
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 10 minutes from Books etc
    One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
     
     
     
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    Samuel Pepys
    London > Nightlife >
    Stew Lane, High Timber Street, City, London EC4V | 6 minutes from Books etc
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    Vinopolis Wine Wharf
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Books etc
    Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... More
     
     
     
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    Vinopolis
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    1 Bank End, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Books etc
    If you like wine, an afternoon spent exploring the alcoholic delights of Vinopolis is an ideal pursuit. This self-guided tour allows visitors to find out about ... More
     
     
     
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    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
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    Voga at Coq d'Argent
    Voga at Coq d'Argent
    Sporting Events | Until 27th September 2015 

    Coq d'Argent 1 minute walk from Books Etc

    What better way to spend summer Sunday mornings than doing voga on the roof of the Coq d'Argent? Even better, ...More

     
    Ian Bostridge And Andreas Haefliger
    Concerts | On 30th June 2015 

    Mansion House 2 minutes walk from Books Etc

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    Flora And Fauna
    Exhibitions | Next performance 30th June 2015 

    Bank of England Museum 3 minutes walk from Books Etc

    What's the colour of money? The Bank Of England Museum in the City turns its attention to another type of ...More

    Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
    Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

    Museum of London 7 minutes walk from Books Etc

    A new pavilion gallery has been built in the courtyard of the Museum of London to house the Cauldron designed ...More

     
    Fashion Victims: Discussion
    Exhibitions | On 30th June 2015 

    Museum of London 7 minutes walk from Books Etc

    An informative talk....More

    Measure For Measure
    Theatre | Until 17th October 2015 

    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 8 minutes walk from Books Etc

    Virginal sister Isabella seeks mercy for her condemned brother Claudio by appealing directly to the puritanical Angelo in Shakespeare's bruising ...More

    As You Like It
    Theatre | Until 5th September 2015 

    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 8 minutes walk from Books Etc

    Blanche McIntyre directs Shakespeare's pastoral comedy of cross-dressing and reparation in which banished Rosalind disguises herself as a boy in ...More

    The Barbican Exhibition: Building A Landmark
    Exhibitions | Until 29th November 2015 

    Barbican Centre 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

    Rarely seen photographs of the construction of the building from a bomb site into a brutalist architectural landmark....More

    To Kill A Mockingbird
    To Kill A Mockingbird
    Theatre | Until 25th July 2015 

    Barbican Centre 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

    Set in the Deep South, Christopher Sergel's adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel won multiple awards when it premiered ...More

     
     
     
     
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