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15 The Broadway, Wimbledon, SW19 1PS†
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A fine chain of bookshops, usually occupying smaller premises than Waterstones. Regularly has impressive reductions on new titles, and carries a fairly broad stock.

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Hotels near Books etc

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Antoinette Hotel Wimbledon London
Antoinette Hotel Wimbledon
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel† from £53† 40% off
249 - 263 The Broadway, SW19 | 9 minutes from Books etc
Located in south London, the Antoinette Hotel Wimbledon offers comfortable, well-equipped bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms. One of two Antoinette hotels in the surrounding area, the other ...More
Holiday Inn Express Wimbledon South London
Holiday Inn Express Wimbledon South
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel† from £45† 31% off
200 High Street, SW19 | 22 minutes from Books etc
Set in a delightfully leafy part of South London, this budget hotel offers all the gentle pleasures of Wimbledon, but, with the Northern Line right on ...More
Cannizaro House Hotel London London
Cannizaro House Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel† from £75† 41% off
Westside, SW19 | 23 minutes from Books etc
Standing in Cannizaro Park this delightful Georgian building is famed for its warm and friendly welcome. Situated on the edge of Wimbledon Common it is only ...More
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Alternative Books nearest Books etc

Nearest to Books etc
Crockatt and Powell London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
345 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 4.7 miles from Books etc
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. An independent that treats you like an individual. ...More
John Sandoe Books London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
John Sandoe Books
London > Shopping > Books
10 Blacklands Terrace, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 5.3 miles from Books etc
A delightful discovery, this well-established independent book shop was set up by John Sandoe in 1957 and has been owned by the staff since 1989 who've ...More
Taschen London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Taschen
London > Shopping > Books
12 Duke of York Square, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 5.3 miles from Books etc
Glossy, coffee table books are what speciality book store Taschen do best. From art to architecture, film to fashion, every glamourous topic is covered and the ...More
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Shopping near Books etc

The best shops and markets near Books etc
Gina Conway Aveda Lifestyle Salon Wimbledon London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gina Conway Aveda Lifestyle Salon Wimbledon
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
22-23 Wimbledon Hill Road, SW19 | 3 minutes from Books etc
This excellent hair and beauty clinic on Wimbledon Hill Road offers the full range of hair and beauty treatments as well as yoga classes. Gina Conway ...More
The Lawn Bakery London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lawn Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
9 High Street, Wimbledon Village, SW19 | 11 minutes from Books etc
Chef Ollie Couillaud and restaurateur Akbar Ashurov, owners of the nearby Lawn Bistro, have taken over the site of the local bakery in Wimbledon Village ...More
Vallebona London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vallebona
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Unit 14, 59 Weir Road, SW19 | 23 minutes from Books etc
Supplying many of London's top hotels, restaurants and delis, Vallebona is the family business which began in Sardinia and moved to London from there 16 years ...More
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Events near Books etc

Near Books etc
How To Train Your Dragon 2 London
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How To Train Your Dragon 2
London > Events > Film Events †Dates: Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th December 2014 - 10am
Wimbledon Odeon, 39 The Broadway, Wimbledon, SW19 | 1 minute from Books etc
During one of his regular sorties with Toothless, Hiccup stumbles upon a lost world full of rescued dragons and a valiant dragon rider named Valka, who ...More
Cinderella London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
On Soon
Cinderella
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 5th to 23rd December 2014
New Wimbledon Theatre, The Broadway, SW19 | 4 minutes from Books etc
Linda Gray, of Dallas fame, king of the one-liners Tim Vine, and Matthew Kelly star in this classic story in pantomime about the housemaid who, ...More
Grandad, Me... And Teddy Too (Ages 2-5) London
Ongoing
Grandad, Me... And Teddy Too (Ages 2-5)
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 8th October 2014 to 8th February 2015 - Various Times
Polka Children's Theatre, 240 The Broadway, SW19 | 9 minutes from Books etc
A moving story about the relationship between children and grandparents....More
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Entertainment near Books etc

Near Books etc
Rise of the Idiots @ The Exhibit London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rise of the Idiots @ The Exhibit
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Exhibit, 12 Balham Station Road, SW12 | 2.8 miles from Books etc
Based at The Exhibit Pub in Balham, the Rise of the Idiots Comedy Club runs monthly nights (last Sunday of each month) showcasing the very best ...More
Polka Children's Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Polka Children's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
240 The Broadway, SW19 | 9 minutes from Books etc
The Wimbledon-based Polka Children's Theatre is one of the few venues in the UK which produces and directs work solely for kids. Opened in 1979, the ...More
Hooting Broadway @ The Selkirk London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hooting Broadway @ The Selkirk
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Selkirk Road, SW17 | 34 minutes from Books etc
The self-proclaimed hottest new comedy club in South London, Hooting Broadway takes place on the last Wednesday of every month upstairs at The Selkirk pub in, ...More
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Sights and Attractions near Books etc

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Books etc
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club Church Road, Wimbledon, SW19 | 18 minutes from Books etc
Visit the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum for the history and background to the world's favourite tennis tournament and one of the most celebrated venues in London. ...More
Southside House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southside House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
3-4 Woodhayes Road, Wimbledon Common, SW19 | 19 minutes from Books etc
Secreted behind high walls in Wimbledon, Southside House is locked in the past. Originally a Tudor farmhouse, little has changed since the renovations completed in 1685 ...More
Wimbledon Common London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wimbledon Common
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Wimbledon, The Parkside, SW19 | 23 minutes from Books etc
Huge, wild common on the edge of London. For those who really want to shake off every last vestige of the city and head for an endearing ...More
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Restaurants near Books etc

What are the best dining options near Books etc London?
Bill's Wimbledon London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bill's Wimbledon
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
20 Hartfield Road, SW19 | 1 minute from Books etc
Combining an old-fashioned grocer with an appealing delicatessen and an informal café serving a British and Mediterranean-influenced menu, Bill's now boasts numerous London and nationwide locations. ...More
Suk Saran London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Suk Saran
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
29 Wimbledon Hill Road, SW19 | 3 minutes from Books etc
Thai Cuisine...More
Al Forno London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Al Forno
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
2a Kings Road, SW19 | 3 minutes from Books etc
This cosy, rustic Italian has been a hit with Wimbledon locals. Serving up an authentic selection of pizzas, pastas and all the other less well known ...More
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Education near Books etc

Near Books etc
Linguaphone Group London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Linguaphone Group
London > Education > Language Courses
Liongate Enterprise Park, 80 Morden Road, CR4 | 2.7 miles from Books etc
Linguaphone is one of the most popular and effective ways of learning a language. Listen, repeat understand. That's their slogan, and the technique works very well ...More
Le Club Tricolore London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Le Club Tricolore
London > Education > Cookery Courses
10 Ballingdon Road, Wandsworth, SW11 | 3.1 miles from Books etc
Get the kids interested in learning can be difficult, especially with regards to a foreign language. However, if they start at a young age what can ...More
The Wine and Food Academy London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 3.4 miles from Books etc
It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ...More
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Leisure near Books etc

Books etc gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Cannizaro Park London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cannizaro Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
West Side Common, Wimbledon, SW19 | 18 minutes from Books etc
If Wimbledon Common is too vast and bleak for you, head for nearby Cannizaro Park. This Grade II* listed garden covers 34 acres and is located ...More
Wimbledon: The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wimbledon: The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
Church Road, SW19 | 19 minutes from Books etc
The only Grand Slam tournament to be played on grass, Wimbledon is the favourite of many players and a highpoint of the tennis year. Held at ...More
Wimbledon Common London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wimbledon Common
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Windmill Road, Wimbledon, SW19 | 31 minutes from Books etc
For those who really want to shake off every last vestige of the city and head for an endearing village location, Wimbledon Common is ideal. This ...More
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Pubs near Books etc

The best pubs near London Books etc.
Firestables London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Firestables
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
27-29 Church Road, SW19 | 12 minutes from Books etc
...More
The Crooked Billet London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crooked Billet
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-15 Crooked Billet, Wimbledon Common, SW19 | 19 minutes from Books etc
In the warm summer months faithful punters from The Crooked Billet buy their pints before crossing the road to drink on the large swathe of grass ...More
Hand in Hand London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hand in Hand
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Crooked Billet, Wimbledon Common, SW19 | 19 minutes from Books etc
This great little rustic pub in Wimbledon Village on the edge of the common is a welcoming place with honest bar food - pies are a ...More
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Nightlife near Books etc

Books etc clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Munki London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Munki
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Putney High Street, SW15 | 3.2 miles from Books etc
Cocktails for cheeky monkeys are served at Munki, a late night bar offering sophisticated drinks at a 100-cover venue split over three floors and overlooking Putney ...More
The King of Ladies Man London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The King of Ladies Man
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Breakfast Club, 5-9 Battersea Rise, SW11 | 3.3 miles from Books etc
Now that enough people have successfully found The Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town, accessed via a Smeg fridge in the Spitalfields branch, The Breakfast Club have ...More
Lost Society London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lost Society
London > Nightlife > Bars
697 Wandsworth Road, SW8 | 4.2 miles from Books etc
It's not difficult to believe that this decadent, chandelier-filled arena - home to London's louche pleasure-seekers, to drinking and dancing - once played host ...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.
Chelsea Football Club and Conference Centre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chelsea Football Club and Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Stamford Bridge Ground Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 4.3 miles from Books etc
What a difference a game makes... at the end of 1993, a couple of surprise results lifted the Blues out of mid-table and into the Champions ...More
Petersham Nurseries London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Petersham Nurseries
London > Business > Venue Hire
Off Petersham Road, Petersham, Richmond, TW10 | 4.6 miles from Books etc
...More
Southside House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southside House
London > Business > Venue Hire
3-4 Woodhayes Rd, Wimbledon Common, SW19 | 19 minutes from Books etc
Secreted behind high walls, Southside House is locked in the past. Originally a Tudor farmhouse, little has changed since the renovations completed in 1685 by ...More

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Two years on from the ramen boom of 2012, when Bone Daddies ramen bar arrived in Soho with a bang, ...More

 
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