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Goodenough Club
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £29  22% off
23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N | 3 minutes from Persephone Books
Blending the traditional with the modern, the Goodenbough Club aims to help guests make a home away from home with its four-star accommodation. Housed within five ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £81  27% off
92 Southampton Row, WC1B | 3 minutes from Persephone Books
The DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End hotel is perfectly located in London's historic Bloomsbury district, between Holborn and Russell Square tube stations for convenient ... More
 
 
 
Grange Holborn Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  29% off
50-60 Southampton Row, WC1B | 4 minutes from Persephone Books
The Grange Holborn is positioned right where the West End meets the City, giving guests the perfect opportunity to explore all aspects of London throughout the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Gekoski
London > Shopping > Books
Pied Bull Yard, 15 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 6 minutes from Persephone 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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London Review Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
14 Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 6 minutes from Persephone Books
Opened in May 2003, with Alan Bennett cutting the ribbon, the London Review Bookshop is a welcome addition to the city's dwindling ranks of independent bookshops. ... More
 
 
 
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Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from Persephone 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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The best shops and markets near Persephone Books
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Ben Pentreath Ltd
London > Shopping > House and Garden
17 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Persephone Books
Ben, the man behind this pretty interiors shop in Bloomsbury, is an architectural designer now based in London after spending five years in New York. His ... More
 
 
 
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French's Dairy
London > Shopping > Jewellery
13 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Persephone Books
Artist Maggie Owen took a former dairy and turned it into an Art Deco emporium dripping in achingly hip designer jewellery. And the good news is ... More
 
 
 
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The People's Supermarket
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
72-78 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Persephone Books
Rumour has it that The People's Supermarket fought off Tesco this a site on Lamb's Conduit Street, one of London's most independently spirited neighbourhoods. The sight ... More
 
 
 
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Sylvie Franquet: reMembering
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th to 28th Jan 2017 - 12.30pm-5.30pm
Persephone Books, 24 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N | 3 minutes from Persephone Books
Middle Eastern inspired textiles, tapestries, collage and embroidered cloth dolls by the Belgium-born artist....More
 
 
 
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The Ladybird Life Of Dickens: An Illustrated Adventure
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 30th November 2016 to 16th April 2017 - 10am-5pm
Persephone Books, 48 Doughty Street, WC1N | 3 minutes from Persephone Books
John Kenney's original illustrations alongside Peach's words, chronicling the life of the great English author....More
 
 
 
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Piatti Quartet
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 29th January 2017 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Persephone Books, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, WC1R | 3 minutes from Persephone Books
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Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from Persephone Books
The arthouse Renoir Cinema underwent a major refurbishment in 2015 by The Curzon Cinema Group. Reopening as the Curzon Bloomsbury, the new name pays homage to ... More
 
 
 
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The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from Persephone Books
As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many references ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from Persephone 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 best museums, galleries, attractions near Persephone Books
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Coram's Fields
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
93 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Persephone Books
Coram's Fields is a special place for children where adults are allowed in only if accompanied by a child. Tucked away in the city centre it ... More
 
 
 
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Conway Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from Persephone Books
Conway Hall is a landmark of London's independent intellectual, political and cultural life. Completed in 1929 at a cost of about £45,000, the name was chosen ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from Persephone Books
Charles Dickens brought London to life with his imaginative depictions of city life and his fascination and passion for the foggy Victorian streets have inspired two ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near Persephone Books London?
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La Gourmandina
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
57 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | Same location as Persephone Books
French Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Cigala
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
54 Lambs Conduit Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Persephone Books
This expensive Spanish restaurant is in a lovely corner of town, and serves authentic and delicious fare, cooked to consistently high standards. However, many many visitors ... More
 
 
 
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The Espresso Room
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
31-35 Great Ormond Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Persephone Books
A small but perfectly formed independent coffee shop, The Espresso Room has just got room enough to house coffee, tea, sandwiches, cakes and whole beans by ... More
 
 
 
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from Persephone Books
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 7 minutes from Persephone 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 | 9 minutes from Persephone 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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Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 3 minutes from Persephone Books
Inspired by the skills and techniques of the Ottoman Empire's barbers, Ted's Grooming Room provides a sanctuary for men seeking the perfect shave. With ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Bloomsbury
London > Leisure > Activities
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from Persephone Books
This fun bowling alley and restaurant is a great place for a gang of you to spend a memorable night out trying to out-do each other. ... More
 
 
 
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Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 6 minutes from Persephone Books
Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Persephone Books.
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The Lamb
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Persephone Books
On the peaceful, pedestrianised Lamb's Conduit Street, hidden behind an 18th century facade, is The Lamb, a beautifully preserved Grade II listed Victorian pub. The pub ... More
 
 
 
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Duke (of York)
London > Nightlife > Pubs
7 Roger Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Persephone Books
... More
 
 
 
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Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Persephone Books
... More
 
 
 
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The Perseverance
London > Nightlife > Bars
63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | Same location as Persephone Books
Formerly run by Billy Drew (who has opened The Chippy in Soho), The Perseverance in Lamb's Conduit Street re-opened in April 2007 under new management. It's ... More
 
 
 
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Scarfes Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
252 High Holborn, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 5 minutes from Persephone Books
Named after the cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (whose characterful illustrations will adorn the bar's walls), Scarfes Bar is a shining beacon in the otherwise lacking High Holborn ... More
 
 
 
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The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 9 minutes from Persephone Books
During The Savoy's £220million refit the American Bar was barely touched, ensuring it stayed true to its traditional, sleek design that is synonymous with the iconic ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Persephone Books.
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from Persephone Books
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
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Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 South Square, Gray's Inn, Holborn, London WC1R | 6 minutes from Persephone Books
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from Persephone Books
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 

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Royal Opera: La Traviata
Concerts | Until 1st February 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Persephone Books

Richard Eyre's production of Verdi's tragic opera, telling the tale of a doomed Parisian courtesan. Sung in Italian with English ...More

Royal Ballet: Woolf Works
Royal Ballet: Woolf Works
Dance | Until 14th February 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Persephone Books

Wayne McGregor's critically acclaimed ballet triptych, his first full length ballet for The Royal Ballet, first performed here two years ...More

 
Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 15th October 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Persephone Books

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Persephone Books

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
School of Rock
School of Rock
Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

New London Theatre 4 minutes walk from Persephone Books

Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Part I
Theatre | Until 4th February 2018 

Palace Theatre 5 minutes walk from Persephone Books

John Tiffany directs Jack Thorne's fantasy adventure based on an original story by JK Rowling, Thorne and Tiffany, which is ...More

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Part II
Theatre | Until 4th February 2018 

Palace Theatre 5 minutes walk from Persephone Books

Harry contends with the ghosts of the past while his youngest son Albus struggles with the weight of a family ...More

The Mousetrap
The Mousetrap
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

St Martin's Theatre 5 minutes walk from Persephone Books

The longest running show in theatre history, Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has been delighting and perplexing audiences for over 46 ...More

 
Kuklub
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th June 2017 

Ku Bar 6 minutes walk from Persephone Books

DJ Rodrigo, DJ Kerol, DJ Charlie, DJ Vicki Vivacious, DJ Lady Lloyd and DJ Pablo play pop and party anthems....More

Colour Your Life
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th June 2017 

Ku Bar 6 minutes walk from Persephone Books

Dirty pop courtesy of residents on rotation featuring DJ Rodrigo, DJ Kerol, DJ Charlie, DJ Vicki Vivacious, DJ Lady Lloyd ...More

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Hopscotch
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Serving cocktails like the 'Brick Lane Breezer' in a distinctive golden pineapple, Hopscotch is a ...More

 
Bon Vivant
Bon Vivant
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French neighbourhood restaurant Bon Vivant in Bloomsbury has everything from croissants and coffee au matin ...More

 
Centre Point
Centre Point
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One of London's best known landmarks, Centre Point becomes home to 82 apartments with interiors ...More

 
Paper Soho | Dirty Harry's | A.A.
Nightlife 

Paper, the notorious nineties nightclub and scene of celebrity sightings is reborn eight years after the original closed down. ...More

Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
Dining 

With a focus on seasonal, fresh and natural food, Leon is a hugely popular chain which does the seemingly impossible - it makes fast food healthy....More

Lorne Restaurant
Dining 

Owned by sommelier Katie Exton (who has come here directly from The River Cafe) and chef Peter Hall, Lorne Restaurant aims to make fine wine more approachable....More

Radio Alice
Radio Alice
Dining 

Brothers Matteo and Salvatore Aloe have teamed up with Gails co-founder to create Radio Alice ...More

 
Bel-Air New Fetter Lane
Bel-Air New Fetter Lane
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Founder Andrew Bredon, who co-founded travel website Secret Escapes, brings a slice of Californian living ...More

 
MOCA London
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The Museum of Contemporary Art, London, first opened in the Bellenden Renewal Area in South London in January 2004....More

Club Mexicana
Club Mexicana
Dining 

Club Mexicana makes great-tasting Mexican food that just happens to be vegan....More

 
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Robert De Niro's Covent Garden luxury boutique hotel, The Wellington Hotel, opens in 2019, brought ...More

 
London 2017: Theatre (January to June)
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Damian Lewis, Imelda Staunton and Griff Rhys Jones tread the boards in London's West End in 2017. Discover the hottest theatre tickets in town with our top ...More

London Events 2017
London Events 2017
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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
 
 
 
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