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1 minutes walk
 
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4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £87  35% 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 £71  36% 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
 
 
 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  37% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 8 minutes from Books etc
This neat and simple hotel gets all the basics right. The prices are sensible, the rooms are simply and attractively decorated, there's a decent little bistro, ... 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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Events near Books etc

Near Books etc
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St Paul's Christmas Carols & Services
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 27th November to 28th December 2019
Books etc, St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 6 minutes from Books etc
Few places are better for traditional Christmas services and carols than St Paul's, the spiritual home of Great Britain. St Christopher Wren's great dome, which dominates ...More
 
 
 
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Now On
Santa's Victorian Grotto at the Museum of London
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 30th November to 23rd December 2019
Books etc, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 7 minutes from Books etc
This Christmas, travel back in time at the Museum of London at the Victorian Santa's Grotto. The grotto is set in traditional Victorian streets with festive ...More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Beasts of London
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th April 2019 to 5th January 2020
Books etc, 150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 7 minutes from Books etc
From the soaring eagle to the infectious bacterium, Beasts of London shows the history of London, seen from the perspective of the animals in the city. ...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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Guildhall School Of Music And Drama
London > Entertainment > Arts and Drama
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 8 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Sights and Attractions near Books etc

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Church of St Mary Aldermary
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Watling Street, City, London EC4M | 2 minutes from Books etc
A church rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren, approximately 1680, in the Gothic style after it was destroyed in the Great Fire of 1666. It is, in ... 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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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Mimo London
London > Education > Cookery Courses
1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market, SE1 | 9 minutes from Books etc
In a historic building next to Borough Market, husband and wife team Jon and Nicole Warren have set up the second branch of Mimo, their cookery ... More
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Leisure near Books etc

Books etc gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Puttshack Bank
London > Leisure > Golf
1 Poultry, Bank, EC2R | 1 minute from Books etc
Putting a swing into your social life, Puttshack brings crazy golf into the 21st century with high tech equipment, blinging ... More
 
 
 
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
The Garden at 120
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
120 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | 9 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.
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 5 minutes from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
 

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The Fancy Fork
The Fancy Fork
Foodie Events | Until 23rd July 2020 

Farmer J 5 minutes walk from Books Etc

As the afternoon rolls into evening Israeli chef Shuli Wimer joins Farmer J in Monument to give us The Fancy ...More

 
St Paul's Christmas Carols & Services
St Paul's Christmas Carols & Services
Seasonal | Until 28th December 2019 

St Paul's Cathedral 6 minutes walk from Books Etc

Few places are better for traditional Christmas services and carols than St Paul's, the spiritual home of Great Britain. St ...More

 
Beasts of London
Beasts of London
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Museum of London 7 minutes walk from Books Etc

From the soaring eagle to the infectious bacterium, Beasts of London shows the history of London, seen from the perspective ...More

 
Waterstones Leadenhall - Christmas Book Club
Exhibitions | On 11th December 2019 

Waterstone's - Leadenhall Market 7 minutes walk from Books Etc

Come and join us as we celebrate the Christmas season with two great Festive reads...and a glass of wine!...More

Santa's Victorian Grotto at the Museum of London
Santa's Victorian Grotto at the Museum of London
Seasonal | Until 23rd December 2019 

Museum of London 7 minutes walk from Books Etc

This Christmas, travel back in time at the Museum of London at the Victorian Santa's Grotto. The grotto is set ...More

 
Swive [Elizabeth]
Theatre | Until 15th February 2020 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 8 minutes walk from Books Etc

Award-winning writer Ella Hickson and director Natalie Abrahami examine the reign of Elizabeth I, who felt her power resided in ...More

The Taming Of The Shrew
Theatre | Until 18th January 2020 

Barbican Centre 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

Justin Audibert directs this gender-inverted version of the well-known comedy set in a matriarchal 1590....More

Into the Night: Cabarets and Clubs in Modern Art
Into the Night: Cabarets and Clubs in Modern Art
Exhibitions | Until 19th January 2020 

Barbican Art Gallery 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

Cabarets, cafes and clubs across the world, from London to New York, Paris to Mexico City, are brought together at ...More

 
Freiburg Baroque Orchestra
Concerts | On 11th December 2019 

Barbican Centre 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

Trevor Pinnock directs Handel's Messiah, with soprano Katherine Watson, alto Claudia Huckle, tenor James Way, bass Ashley Riches and the ...More

The Winter Forest
The Winter Forest
Seasonal | Until 20th December 2019 

Broadgate Circle 10 minutes walk from Books Etc

A fairytale pop-up, The Winter Forest returns to Broadgate Circle this winter with snow-covered pine trees, twinkling lights and festive ...More

 

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Eataly, the Italian food hall which gathers high quality Italian foods under one roof, has ...More

 
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The debut restaurant from Santiago Lastra, Rene Redzepi's righthand man for the Noma Mexico pop-up, ...More

 
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Samsung KX Kings Cross
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As well as being a high tech space where visitors can discover a range of ...More

 
Educating Rita
Educating Rita
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Rose Theatre Kingston

As part of its 40th anniversary tour, Educating Rita comes to Rose Theatre Kingston this ...More

 
The Doctor
Theatre | From 20th April 

Duke of York's Theatre

Described by the Guardian as 'one of the peak theatrical performances of the year', Juliet Stevenson reprises her role in Robert Icke's The Doctor when it transfers to the Duke of York's Theatre in 2020. ...More

Masculinities: Liberation through Photography
Masculinities: Liberation through Photography
Exhibitions | From 20th February 

Barbican Centre

Bringing together over 300 works by more than ...More

 
Message In A Bottle
Message In A Bottle
Dance | From 6th February 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

In a first-time collaboration between Sadler's Wells and Universal Music, Message In A Bottle is ...More

 
British Baroque: Power and Illusion
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Exhibitions | From 5th February 

Tate Britain

In 2020, Tate Britain presents the first-ever exhibition ...More

 
Pretty Woman: The Musical
Theatre | From 13th February 

Piccadilly Theatre

Everyone's favourite Hollywood love story comes alive on the London stage this February when Pretty Woman: The Musical transfers from Broadway to the West End with a run at the Piccadilly Theatre. The direction and ...More

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Greenwich Grind

Eclectic café-bar brand Grind gets in on the New Year's action this year with a ...More

 
A Number
A Number
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Bridge Theatre

Caryl Churchill's haunting drama, A Number, returns to the London stage in 2020 with a ...More

 
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Theatre | From 7th April 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

A new play by Moira Buffini, Manor sees Olivier Award-winning actors Nancy Carroll and Ben ...More

 
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National Theatre: Olivier Theatre

Oliver Chris and Richard Bean - the writer responsible for One Man, Two Guvnors - ...More

 
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New musicals put Pretty Woman and The Prince of Egypt centre stage, blockbuster art ...More

 
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Glass House Brick Lane
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A coffee bar by day, serving cocktails till midnight and offering a creative co-working space ...More

 
Akoko
Dining 

Serving dishes from across West Africa in Fitzrovia, in a room that reflects the natural beauty, simplicity and earthiness of the country....More

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Hoppers King's Cross
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With a much larger bar than previous sites, Hoppers King's Cross offers beers on tap ...More

 
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