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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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St John's Wood Masterpark
 
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    Holiday Inn Express London-Swiss Cottage
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £50  31% off
    152-156 Finchley Road, NW3 | 2 minutes from Books etc
    Located in Swiss cottage and just 1 minute walk from Finchley Road underground station, the Holiday Inn Express London - Swiss Cottage is a great budget ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £50  37% off
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    Daunt Books Marylebone
    London > Shopping > Books
    83 Marylebone High Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 2.2 miles from Books etc
    Smooth wood panelling, streams of natural light bursting through a large, pitched glass roof - as soon as you enter Daunt Books on Marylebone High Street ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Shopping > Books
    4 Blenheim Crescent, Notting Hill, London W11 | 2.4 miles from Books etc
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    134 Regent's Park Road, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 22 minutes from Books etc
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    London > Shopping > Art and Design
    172 West End Lane, NW6 | 8 minutes from Books etc
    Fantastic art shop that lets you sit in there all day playing with their stuff. You can make full blown paintings or fire your own pottery ... More
     
     
     
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    8-10 Winchester Road, NW3 | 9 minutes from Books etc
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    London > Shopping > Delicatessens
    Oriel Hall, Oriel Place, NW3 | 12 minutes from Books etc
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    JW3, Finchley Road, Bloomsbury, London NW3 | 6 minutes from Books etc
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    Mind Sports Olympiad
    London > Events > Sporting Events  Dates: 23rd to 31st August 2015
    JW3, Finchley Road, Bloomsbury, London NW3 | 6 minutes from Books etc
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    London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
    Finchley Road, NW3 | 6 minutes from Books etc
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    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Eton Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 9 minutes from Books etc
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    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    5 Holly Bush Vale, Hampstead Village, NW3 | 13 minutes from Books etc
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    Freud Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    20 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 | 4 minutes from Books etc
    Sigmund Freud's family home in Hampstead has been turned into a fascinating museum which features the psychoanalytic couch on which Freud's patients would recline while being treated ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    2 Sherriff Road, NW6 | 8 minutes from Books etc
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    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    10 Keats Grove, NW3 | 16 minutes from Books etc
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    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    227 Finchley Road, NW3 | 1 minute from Books etc
    Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
     
     
     
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    Unit 10, The O2 Centre, NW3 | 1 minute from Books etc
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    255 Finchley Road, NW3 | 3 minutes from Books etc
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    London > Education > Cookery Courses
    118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 2.4 miles from Books etc
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    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 2.6 miles from Books etc
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    89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 36 minutes from Books etc
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    London > Leisure > Martial Arts
    17 Rosemont Road, NW3 | 3 minutes from Books etc
    Located in North West London, Tang Long is a martial arts school run by Shaolin Master Shifu Heng Wei. The school has been running for more ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Leisure > Fitness
    213 Haverstock Hill, NW3 | 13 minutes from Books etc
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    London > Leisure > Games
    197/199 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 15 minutes from Books etc
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    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    28 Heath Street, NW3 | 12 minutes from Books etc
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    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    63 Abbey Road, St John's Wood, London NW8 | 13 minutes from Books etc
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    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    14 Flask Walk, NW3 | 13 minutes from Books etc
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    77 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 16 minutes from Books etc
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    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 28 minutes from Books etc
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    91-92 Camden Lock Place, Camden Town, London NW1 | 30 minutes from Books etc
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 2.4 miles from Books etc
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 2.4 miles from Books etc
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    Festival Of The Unconscious: The Unconscious Revisited
    Exhibitions | Until 4th October 2015 

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    Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2015 

    Camden Arts Centre 6 minutes walk from Books Etc

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    Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2015 

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    Ben Uri Centenary Exhibition: Uncovering A Century Of Art, Identity And Migration
    Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2015 

    The Ben Uri Gallery 13 minutes walk from Books Etc

    To celebrate Ben Uri's foundation in 1915, this unique exhibition exploring the experience of identity and migration during the last ...More

    Keats House Poets Workshop: Writing For Children
    Exhibitions | On 30th August 2015 

    Keats House 16 minutes walk from Books Etc

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    Tricycle Theatre 17 minutes walk from Books Etc

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