WH Smith

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7 Kingsway, Covent Garden, London WC2B 6YA†
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A branch of Smiths is a fixture of practically every high street up and down the country. The chain sells stationery, magazines, books, greeting cards, gifts, videos, DVDs, CDs, computer games and electronics. The range of stationary, cards and magazines is impressive, and it offers good value for books, music, films and games, although the selection tends to be limited.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Holborn Tube Station
5 minutes walk
Temple Tube Station
5 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Charing Cross Railway Station
10 minutes walk
City Thameslink Station
12 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Drury Lane NCP
4 minutes walk
Holborn NCP
7 minutes walk

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Hotels near WH Smith

Near WH Smith
The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £142† 22% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 2 minutes from WH Smith
Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
ME London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £191† 30% off
336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from WH Smith
A luxurious 5-star hotel situated right in the heart of the city, ME London offers guests a lavish accommodation experience. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide the impeccable guestrooms ... More
Club Quarters Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £69† 36% off
61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 3 minutes from WH Smith
Lincoln's Inn Fields is the 4th Club Quarters hotel in London. The hotel is an ideal accommodation choice for business and leisure travellers with close links ... More
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Alternative Books nearest WH Smith

Nearest to WH Smith
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Stanfords
London > Shopping > Books
12-14 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 7 minutes from WH Smith
Intrepid explorers already know where to travel for the best selection of maps and travel books. Stanfords should be the first pit stop on any journey. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Forbidden Planet
London > Shopping > Books
179 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 8 minutes from WH Smith
Crammed with the cream of cult entertainment this shop is a seventh heaven for sci-fi fans. In the old days, Forbidden Planet just stocked every ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gekoski
London > Shopping > Books
Pied Bull Yard, 15 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 8 minutes from WH Smith
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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Shopping near WH Smith

The best shops and markets near WH Smith
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Curiosity Shop
London > Shopping > Shoes
13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from WH Smith
16th century shop and literary landmark. With its precarious overhanging upper storey, uneven floorboards, sloping roof and wooden beams, this 16th century building warrants its title as ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hope and Greenwood
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from WH Smith
Excellent ice cream in the summer and a delicious-looking Christmas window in the winter are the kind of thing that make this candy shop a special ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Albion Emporium
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from WH Smith
As British as a bacon buttie, buying your groceries at The Albion Emporium is like getting first dibs on Mrs Beeton's pantry. A bastion of Britishness, ... More
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Events near WH Smith

Near WH Smith
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
War Horse
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from WH Smith
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: 30th March to 12th April 2015
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 8 minutes from WH Smith
Emma Thompson returns to the London stage for the first time in 25 years to play Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 10 minutes from WH Smith
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
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Entertainment near WH Smith

Near WH Smith
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Peacock Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from WH Smith
This theatre is a major force on the national and international dance scene, with an innovative programme from Sadler's Wells that is keeping London's finger ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Theatre Royal Drury Lane
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from WH Smith
London's oldest theatre is also its most spectacular, with a palatial auditorium that is among the most impressive in the world. The first theatre on this ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fortune Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from WH Smith
The first theatre built after World War I is an astonishing piece of architecture. Built in 1922-4, it preceded the arrival of the Art Deco and ... More
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Sights and Attractions near WH Smith

The best museums, galleries, attractions near WH Smith
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hunterian Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from WH Smith
The Hunterian Museum within the Royal College of Surgeons boasts a host of enlightening, permanent and temporary, galleries and exhibitions. Housed in the college, the Hunterian ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Film Museum Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from WH Smith
The London Film Museum, located on the site of the Theatre Museum in the original Flower Cellars in the heart of Covent Garden, is the second ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from WH Smith
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
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Restaurants near WH Smith

What are the best dining options near WH Smith London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
29 Kingsway, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from WH Smith
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Delaunay
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
55 Aldwych, Holborn, London WC2B | 1 minute from WH Smith
Jeremy King and Chris Corbin, "the nation's most polished and enterprising restaurateurs" (The Independent), the pair responsible for The Wolseley, have taken inspiration from the grand ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sarastro
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
126 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, , Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from WH Smith
Ornate, opera-themed Turkish restaurant with unique opera-box style seating. One of Theatreland’s favourite restaurants, Sarastro must also rank highly as one of the capital’s most surreal ... More
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Education near WH Smith

Near WH Smith
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 8 minutes from WH Smith
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 8 minutes from WH Smith
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 8 minutes from WH Smith
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
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Leisure near WH Smith

WH Smith gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 5 minutes from WH Smith
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes from WH Smith
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from WH Smith
The largest public square in London, Lincoln's Inn Fields has a rich and varied history. In 1683 it was the site of the public beheading of ... More
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Pubs near WH Smith

The best pubs near London WH Smith.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from WH Smith
Gastropub ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, WC2B | 4 minutes from WH Smith
Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edgar Wallace
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Essex Street, Holborn, London WC2R | 5 minutes from WH Smith
... More
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Nightlife near WH Smith

WH Smith clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from WH Smith
Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from WH Smith
The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny silver ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, WC2R | 6 minutes from WH Smith
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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Meeting venue hire near WH Smith

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near WH Smith.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal College of Surgeons
London > Business > Venue Hire
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from WH Smith
The Royal College of Surgeons is not only an institute at the forefront of surgical education and training, but its outstanding rooms provide the perfect space ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Royal Courts of Justice
London > Business > Venue Hire
Strand, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from WH Smith
... More
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Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from WH Smith
Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More

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Boots
50-54
Jamies
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Jamies
7
WH Smith
67
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Atsuko Kawakami
Concerts | On 29th January 2015 

London School Of Economics 1 minute walk from Wh Smith

The pianist performs Albeniz's Iberia Suite and Ravel's Alborada Del Gracioso, plus works by Scarlatti and Prokofiev....More

Materiality And Computer Art: Lecture
Exhibitions | On 29th January 2015 

London School Of Economics 1 minute walk from Wh Smith

Professor Boden explores philosophical issues surrounding art....More

Better Growth, Better Climate: Cities And The New Climate Economy: Panel Discussion
Exhibitions | On 29th January 2015 

London School Of Economics 1 minute walk from Wh Smith

With Graham Floater, Phillipp Rode, Dimitri Zenghelis and Chair Fran Tonkiss....More

Re-Moulded: Listen/Here: Tour
Tours | On 29th January 2015 

Somerset House 4 minutes walk from Wh Smith

A tour of the building with a series of immersive performances of music....More

Insights: The Royal Ballet In Class
Sporting Events | Until 29th January 2015 

Linbury Studio Theatre 4 minutes walk from Wh Smith

See the dancers in their morning class....More

Club Tropicana
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 29th January 2015 

Guanabara 5 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Latin vibes provided by dancers, percussion and DJs, featuring the Gladys Cavalcante Spectacular, Basil and DJ Bruno playing Latin, soul ...More

Psoy Korolenko: "My Uncle"
Music | On 29th January 2015 

Pushkin House 7 minutes walk from Wh Smith

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NT Platforms: 10 Years Of Bruntwood Prize For Playwriting: What Makes A Great Play'
Exhibitions | On 29th January 2015 

National Theatre 9 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Launching the 10th anniversary competition, The 2015 Bruntwood Prize is hosting this panel discussion, chaired by the broadcaster, journalist and ...More

3 Winters
3 Winters
Theatre | Until 3rd February 2015 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 9 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Over many years in Croatia from the rise of Communism and democracy, war and joining the European Union, the Kos ...More

 
The OppO Foundation Charity Dinner
Exhibitions | On 29th January 2015 

The Hippodrome 9 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Enjoy a three-course dinner followed by guitar instruction from Lola's Underground Casino and a live performance by the RAF Squadronaires....More

 

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April in London 2015
April in London 2015

Kristin Scott Thomas plays The Queen and Enda Walsh adapts Roald Dahl's The Twits for the Royal Court in ...More

 
February in London 2015
February in London 2015

Maxine Peake, Ralph Fiennes and Juliet Stevenson make February 2015 a strong month for new theatre in London. Beatles ...More

 
Valentine's Day Cooking for Two
Valentine's Day Cooking for Two
Seasonal | On 14th February 2015 

Billingsgate Seafood School

If dinner for two cooked by someone else seems all too easy and cliché this Valentine's Day, head to the ...More

 
Greenwich Market Pancake Races
Greenwich Market Pancake Races
Exhibitions | On 14th February 2015 

Greenwich Market

Teams, friends and even lovers are invited to join in the Greenwich Market Pancake Races taking place on Saturday 14th ...More

 
Adventures Of The Black Square: Abstract Art And Society 1915-2015
Adventures Of The Black Square: Abstract Art And Society 1915-2015
Exhibitions | Until 6th April 2015 

Whitechapel Gallery

Follow a century of Abstract art from 1915 to today, shedding new light on the evolution of geometric abstraction. Adventures ...More

 
Daliees Jukebox One Love Valentine's Party
Concerts | On 14th February 2015 

The Book Club

The Breakfast Club is celebrating February 14th with Daliee's Jukebox 'One Love Valentine's Party', an evening of great tunes from ...More

George Ezra
George Ezra
Concerts | On 16th February 2015 

Electric Brixton

Bristol-based singer-songwriter George Ezra headlines the Brixton Electric on Monday 16th February as part of BRITs Week 2015, a string ...More

 
Duck & Rice
Opened End of January 2015 

Hakkasan and Wagamama founder Alan Yau opens 'Chinese gastropub' Duck & Rice on the Soho street famous ...More

Harringay Local Store
Harringay Local Store
Opened 12th January 2015 

Harringay locals, couple Ebony and Paul Harding, are behind this supermarket with a difference. Harringay Local Store unites their two ...More

 
The Tommy Tucker
The Tommy Tucker
Opened January 2015 

Award-winning chef Claude Compton, together with Jim Morris and George McCabe - the team behind critically acclaimed neighbourhood restaurant Claude's ...More

 
 
 
 
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