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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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Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
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Thames Exchange NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
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    Club Quarters Gracechurch
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £65  24% off
    7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 3 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
     
     
     
    Threadneedles, Marriott Autograph Collection
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £74  33% off
    5 Threadneedles Street, EC2R | 5 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
     
     
     
    Apex City of London Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  29% off
    1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 6 minutes from Books etc
    With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Bookartbookshop
    London > Shopping > Books
    17 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 22 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 | 26 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 | 26 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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    Godiva
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    150 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 3 minutes from Books etc
    Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
     
     
     
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    Laduree Cornhill
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    14 Cornhill , EC3V3ND | 4 minutes from Books etc
    This famous French patisserie dates back to 1862, when Louis Ernest Ladurée, a miller from southwest France, created a bakery at 16 rue Royale in Paris. ... More
     
     
     
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    Leadenhall Market
    London > Shopping > Markets
    Whittington Avenue, off Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 4 minutes from Books etc
    Leadenhall Market is a restored Victorian covered market that sells traditional game, poultry, fish and meat. Although there has been a forum (market place) on where ... More
     
     
     
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    Tower Of London Tickets
    London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st January 2012
    Tower Of London, Tower Hill, EC3N | 9 minutes from Books etc
    With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ...More
     
     
     
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    The View From The Shard Tickets
    London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st February 2013
    The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Books etc
    London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the highest public viewing platform in ...More
     
     
     
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    Tower Bridge Exhibition Tickets
    London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st January 2014
    Tower Bridge Exhibition, Tower Bridge, SE1 | 13 minutes from Books etc
    Competing with the London Eye for the capital's most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from its spectacular ...More
     
     
     
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    Drum Cafe
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Books etc
    100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... More
     
     
     
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    Heroes Grotto of Comedy
    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    27 Throgmorton Street, EC2N | 6 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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    Rose Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Books etc
    The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
     
     
     
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    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Books etc
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    The Monument
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Fish Street Hill, City, London EC3R | 1 minute from Books etc
    Following an 18-month closure which began in 2007, The Monument reopened in February 2009 revealing the effects of a £4.5 million renovation. If you're feeling energetic ... More
     
     
     
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    St Magnus the Martyr
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Lower Thames Street, City, London EC3R | 2 minutes from Books etc
    St Magnus' was built by Sir Christopher Wren between 1671-76, and boasts a steeple dating from 1705. Henry Yevele, Richard II's master mason, is buried here. ... More
     
     
     
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    Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
    London > Attractions > Sights
    20 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | 2 minutes from Books etc
    Designed by world-renowned architect Rafael Vinoly, 20 Fenchurch Street, nicknamed the 'Walkie Talkie' made headlines before it even opened when it 'melted' cars parked ... More
     
     
     
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    Fengshui Dining
    London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
    1A Pudding Lane, EC3R | 1 minute from Books etc
    Chinese Cuisine... More
     
     
     
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    The Folly
    London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
    41 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 1 minute from Books etc
    Modern European Cuisine... More
     
     
     
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    Scarpetta
    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    110 Cannon Street, EC4 | 2 minutes from Books etc
    Canon Street Italian Scarpetta offers fresh pastas from the regions of Southern Italy via a menu created by chef Pierluigi Sandonnini who trained under three Michelin-starred ... More
     
     
     
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    Near Books etc
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    Workers' Educational Association
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 19 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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    City Journalism
    London > Education > Professional Training
    106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 19 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 | 21 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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    Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
    London > Leisure >
    Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, SE1 | 8 minutes from Books etc
    High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
     
     
     
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    Potters Fields Park
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Books etc
    Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
     
     
     
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    Snowsfields Wellness
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 11 minutes from Books etc
    It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
     
     
     
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    The best pubs near London Books etc.
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    Wheatsheaf
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Books etc
    Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
     
     
     
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    National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Books etc
    Dating back to 1676 this is the only original galleried inn left in London. Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation ... 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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    Proud Cabaret City
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    1 Mark Lane, City, London EC3R | 5 minutes from Books etc
    Just as you used to be in a 1920s speakeasy, at Proud Cabaret you're entertained while you dine. A lively mix of cabaret, jazz and burlesque ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Rake
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    14 Winchester Walk, Borough, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Books etc
    Beer is the draw here, over 100 different bottled kinds from all over the world squeezed into the compact space (said to be the smallest bar ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Vinopolis Wine Wharf
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 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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    Meeting venue hire near Books etc

    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Books etc.
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    Old Billingsgate
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 4 minutes from Books etc
    A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
     
     
     
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    Skinners' Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 4 minutes from Books etc
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    Gibson Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    13 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 6 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 5 minutes 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

     
    Flora And Fauna
    Exhibitions | Next performance 3rd June 2015 

    Bank of England Museum 6 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

    Nantucket Beach Club
    Nantucket Beach Club
    Foodie Events | Until 5th September 2015 

    Skylounge 6 minutes walk from Books Etc

    Bringing a taste of the East Coast to London, rooftop bar Skylounge is hosting a Nantucket Beach Club pop-up this ...More

     
    Hew Locke: The Tourists
    Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2015 

    HMS Belfast 7 minutes walk from Books Etc

    The artist transforms HMS Belfast into an interactive and creative experience through a series of installations, inspired by the ships ...More

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    Tower Of London Tickets
    Attraction | Next performance 3rd June 2015 

    Tower Of London 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

    With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of ...More

     
    The View From The Shard Tickets
    The View From The Shard Tickets
    Attraction | Next performance 3rd June 2015 

    The Shard 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

    London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is ...More

     
    The Merchant of Venice
    The Merchant of Venice
    Theatre | Until 7th June 2015 

    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

    Jonathan Pryce "displays a finely textured Shylock" (Financial Times) when he plays the money lender in Shakespeare's uncompromising drama of ...More

     
    King John
    King John
    Theatre | Until 27th June 2015 

    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

    In Shakespeare's English history play, King John, Richard the Lionheart is dead and his less than heroic brother, John, is ...More

     
    Planeta Ka: Unicorn Production (Ages 1-3)
    Kids Events | Until 4th June 2015 

    Unicorn Theatre 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

    Discover a new mysterious land of mountains, craters and caves for under 3s at the Unicorn this spring. From the ...More

    Lunchtime Music: Camillo Manjura
    Concerts | On 3rd June 2015 

    The Scoop at More London 10 minutes walk from Books Etc

    A recital by the Colombian guitarist....More

     
     
     
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