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    Holiday Inn London Kings Cross - Bloomsbury
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  31% off
    1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 5 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  24% off
    St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 6 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    This boutique hotel in trendy Clerkenwell fits right in with the warehouse chic designer feel of the neighbourhood. Mixing vintage chairs with stark modern prints, there's ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  36% off
    60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 8 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Gay's the Word
    London > Shopping > Books
    66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 14 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    A broad selection of gay and lesbian interest books ranging from fiction, through biography, travel and counselling. Magazines and cards are also on offer.... More
     
     
     
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    Foyles St Pancras International
    London > Shopping > Books
    St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 16 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Books on a broad range of subjects from fiction and poetry to ... More
     
     
     
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    Gekoski
    London > Shopping > Books
    Pied Bull Yard, 15 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 16 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    Based in Bloomsbury, beside the British Museum, it's not surprising R. A. Gekoski Booksellers has a particular interest in the Bloomsbury Group. Established in 1982, it's ... More
     
     
     
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    ec one Exmouth Market
    London > Shopping > Jewellery
    41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Metropolitan Books
    Established in Clerkenwell in 1997, EC One jewellery has built up a glittering reputation for its individual, stylish jewellery. Husband and wife team Jos and Alison ... More
     
     
     
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    Lesley Craze Gallery
    London > Shopping > Jewellery
    34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    Lesley Craze houses contemporary pieces of jewellery design in an interesting gallery shop. A range of materials is used, including both precious and semi-precious metals, and ... More
     
     
     
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    International Magic Shop
    London > Shopping > Specialists
    89 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    Superb family-run magic shop, offering props, books and videos for magicians of all abilities. Pick a deck of cards, any deck of cards, from their mysterious ... More
     
     
     
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    English National Ballet: Lest We Forget
    London > Events > Dance  Dates: 8th to 12th Sep 2015
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, City, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    Following a successful first showing at the Barbican in spring last year, the English National Ballet's "clever mix of experiment and accessibility" (The Guardian), Lest We ...More
     
     
     
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    London Latin Collective Presents
    London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Sunday 30th August 2015 - 9.30pm-6am
    Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, N1 | 12 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    Four rooms of DJs playing salsa max, viva Cuba, zouk central & Bachata rosa, plus dance demonstrations featuring Vito and Stefania, Alex Rasero & Ewelina Gluchowska, ...More
     
     
     
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    Scalalatina Carnival Continued Bank Holiday Allnighter
    London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Sunday 30th August 2015 - 10.30pm-6am
    Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, N1 | 12 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    Featuring International Guest Stars Vito and Stefania (Italy). Winners of no less than 6 world titles....More
     
     
     
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    Theatre Delicatessen
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
     
     
     
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    Theatre Delicatessen
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
     
     
     
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    Sadler's Wells
    London > Entertainment > Classical Music
    Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
     
     
     
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    Exmouth Market
    London > Attractions > Other Attractions
    Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Metropolitan Books
    A rich hunting ground for restaurants and bars, Exmouth Market twinkles under the fairy lights that zig-zag overhead across the scenic pedestrianised street. Hip hang outs ... More
     
     
     
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    House of Detention
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    The House of Detention gets its name from its former purpose - as a prison - and there has been a prison on this site since ... More
     
     
     
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    The Werkstatt
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    7-9 Woodbridge Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    The Werkstatt - meaning workshop in German - is a workshop for international designers and architects to meet, be inspired, play and create. A showcase for ... More
     
     
     
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    Cottons
    London > Restaurants > Caribbean restaurants
    70 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | Same location as Metropolitan Books
    Caribbean cuisine, rum punches and great atmosphere located on the cobbled streets of Clerkenwell. The owner of Cottons decided to set up this Caribbean restaurant after ... More
     
     
     
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    La Porchetta
    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    84-86 Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Metropolitan Books
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    Moro
    London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
    34 - 36 Exmouth Market, Finsbury, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Metropolitan Books
    Nice, noisy place serving a mixture of Spanish and North African cuisine. A superb, convivial restaurant with a great reputation based on its best-selling cook book ... More
     
     
     
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    London Wine Academy
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
     
     
     
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    Career Energy
    London > Education > Career Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 12 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
     
     
     
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    LSO St Luke's
    London > Education > Professional Training
    161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 12 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    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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    Spa Fields Park
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Metropolitan Books
    A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
     
     
     
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    My Chocolate Workshops
    London > Leisure > Activities
    Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 8 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate with this mouth-watering workshop. You will discover how chocolate is processed from bean to bar. Sample a variety of ... More
     
     
     
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    London Dance Academy
    London > Leisure >
    The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 10 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
     
     
     
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    The Ambassador
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    55 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Metropolitan Books
    The Ambassador is one of the more special among of the gastro pubs in Exmouth Market thanks to its short but eclectic menu. It also owes ... More
     
     
     
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    Cafe Kick
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    43 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Metropolitan Books
    The original Kick bar and a local landmark, Cafe Kick is a tiny continental-style cafe bar with terrace tables and an endearingly insalubrious interior, has three ... More
     
     
     
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    The Easton
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    22 Easton Street, Clerkenwell, London WC1X0DS | 3 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    Freezing cold and slightly wet, we took shelter in this welcoming pub for a bite to eat... but they practically had to roll us out of ... More
     
     
     
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    Ghost Farringdon
    London > Nightlife >
    113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    Most people's gripe about South Ken's graffiti chic venue Ghost INC is that it would be better suited to the edgier East End than the haughty ... More
     
     
     
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    Bleeding Heart Bistro
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1 | 9 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    Set in an attractive cobbled courtyard, this candlelit bistro/wine bar is a taste of an older, more civilised world. Uniformed French waiters glide unobtrusively between tables ... More
     
     
     
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    Bleeding Heart Tavern
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 9 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    As the less formal sister of the Bleeding Heart Restaurant, the Tavern has kept the brand's warm welcome, slick service and top nosh intact while presenting ... More
     
     
     
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    Crypt on the Green
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back ... More
     
     
     
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    Sadler's Wells
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    Can accomodate for up to 2070 people.... More
     
     
     
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    Museum of the Order of St John
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from Metropolitan Books
    The Museum of the Order of St John tells the story of the St John's Ambulance from within a 16th century gatehouse which was formerly the ... More
     
     
     
     

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    Exhibitions | Until 5th October 2015 

    The Foundling Museum 11 minutes walk from Metropolitan Books

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    26 Pairs Of Eyes
    Exhibitions | Until 26th September 2015 

    The Foundling Museum 11 minutes walk from Metropolitan Books

    Twenty-six sestudes, written works that feature exactly 62 words, shown alongside the artefacts from the collection that inspired their creation. ...More

    Geoffrey Preston: Lines Of Beauty
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    The Foundling Museum 11 minutes walk from Metropolitan Books

    A review of the 400-year-old tradition of decorative plasterwork, from the Rococo splendour of the Foundling Hospital Court Room to ...More

    Scalalatina Carnival Continued Bank Holiday Allnighter
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th August 2015 

    Scala 12 minutes walk from Metropolitan Books

    Featuring International Guest Stars Vito and Stefania (Italy). Winners of no less than 6 world titles....More

    London Latin Collective Presents
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th August 2015 

    Scala 12 minutes walk from Metropolitan Books

    Four rooms of DJs playing salsa max, viva Cuba, zouk central & Bachata rosa, plus dance demonstrations featuring Vito and ...More

    Language Courses In Spanish, Italian, French, Brazilian-Portuguese And German
    Exhibitions | Until 25th September 2015 

    Conway Hall 12 minutes walk from Metropolitan Books

    Lunchtime and evening courses from beginner to advanced....More

    Aaron Koblin And Ben Tricklebank: Light Echoes
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    Barbican Centre 15 minutes walk from Metropolitan Books

    Los Angeles-based digital artists Koblin and Tricklebank present a laser commission, which projects a sculptural wall of light around the ...More

     
     
     
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