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Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £58† 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
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £125† 21% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 6 minutes from Metropolitan Books
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £195† 30% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 6 minutes from Metropolitan Books
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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The best shops and markets near Metropolitan Books
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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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Jukebox Live
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife †Dates: 31st July to 18th December 2017
Metropolitan Books, 113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 4 minutes from Metropolitan Books
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Nature Morte
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 7th September 2017 to 2nd April 2018 - Various Times
Metropolitan Books, Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street, EC2P | 4 minutes from Metropolitan Books
Nature Morte seeks to illustrate how leading artists of the 21st century have reinvigorated still life, a genre previously synonymous with the 16th and 17th centuries. ...More
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Acosta Danza
London > Events > Dance †Dates: 27th, 28th, 29th and 30th Sep 2017
Metropolitan Books, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 5 minutes from Metropolitan Books
Embracing all dance forms, Carlos Acosta's new dance company performs at Sadler's Wells on their first UK tour, with Acosta himself taking a starring cameo role. ...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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The Piano Works
London > Entertainment > Live Music
113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 4 minutes from Metropolitan Books
Housed in an intimately lit Victorian warehouse, The Piano Works is a non-stop live music venue where in-house musicians take centre ... More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Metropolitan Books
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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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What are the best dining options near Metropolitan Books London?
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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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Coin Laundry
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
70 Exmouth Market, EC1R | Same location as Metropolitan Books
Chicken kievs, black forest trifle and soda stream cocktails are the order of the day at Coin Laundry , an unashamedly retro British ... 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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Education near Metropolitan Books

Near Metropolitan Books
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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 1 minute from Metropolitan Books
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... 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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Metropolitan Books gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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 best pubs near London Metropolitan Books.
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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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Metropolitan Books clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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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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7 Tales
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Turnmill Street, EC1M | 6 minutes from Metropolitan Books
"Restaurateurs the world over could learn a thing or two from Jason Atherton when it comes to what makes a great restaurant bar," says ... 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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Metropolitan Books.
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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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