Waterstone's City University  

 
 
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City University, Clerkenwell, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB
 
 
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Waterstone's, one of the largest high street booksellers in the UK, is a relative newcomer on the block. It first opened in Old Brompton Road, London, in 1982 and now its flagship store resides at what used to be Simpson’s of Piccadilly - the iconic menswear department store. It’s winning formula is the 3 for 2 offers, endless supply of current pulp fiction and the sheer mass of books on the miles of shelves. It’s a formula that has the purists - and plenty of authors - shaking their heads and, in extreme cases, inciting boycotts. With more than 300 stores on our high streets it is difficult to avoid this giant. However when you want to pop in for a beach read, to stock up on your university reading list or the latest biography it couldn’t be more comfortable or convenient. This branch at City University is geared towards the academic texts on the nearby students' reading lists.

 

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7 minutes walk
 
Farringdon Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
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Skinner Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £43  21% off
Central Street, EC1V | 5 minutes from Waterstone's City University
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £185  24% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 7 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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
 
 
 
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £105  33% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 7 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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
 
 
 
 
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Bookartbookshop
London > Shopping > Books
17 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 15 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 19 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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 | 20 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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ec one Exmouth Market
London > Shopping > Jewellery
41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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 | 7 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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Camden Passage
London > Shopping > Markets
Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Waterstone's City University
Hidden down a cobble-stoned Angel backstreet a whimsical collection of odds and ends have been gathered together on a selection of market stalls (not to be ... More
 
 
 
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Carmen La Cubana
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 1st to 19th August 2018
Waterstone's City University, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 4 minutes from Waterstone's City University
The UK premiere of Carmen La Cubana featuring Bizet's classic score, with new orchestrations by Tony Award-winner Alex Lacamoire (Hamilton), comes to Sadler's Wells this summer. ...More
 
 
 
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Akram Khan Company: XENOS
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 29th May to 9th June 2018
Waterstone's City University, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 4 minutes from Waterstone's City University
Sixteen years after his first production, Kaash, talented choreographer and dancer Akram Khanis set for his final full length solo show. His new piece, XENOS, commissioned ...More
 
 
 
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Roberta Jean: Brocade
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Thursday 31st May and Friday 1st June 2018 - 8pm
Waterstone's City University, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 4 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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Sadler's Wells Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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 ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Lion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
418 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from Waterstone's City University
One of London's most famous fringe pub theatres, the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington was founded in 1979 by Charlie Hanson and is a welcome ... More
 
 
 
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The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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House of Detention
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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The Peasant
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
240 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Waterstone's City University
The Peasant is really two different eateries under one roof. Downstairs is a crowded and cheerful gastropub, with a menu of substantial tapas and platters. Upstairs ... More
 
 
 
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The Brasserie on St John Street
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
360 - 362 St. John Street, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Waterstone's City University
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Quinto Quarto
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
316 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Waterstone's City University
Influenced by the diverse Italian regions as well as hints from Spanish cooking, Adha Chef brings sumptuous, authentic flavours to Islington's popular Quinto Quarto. Drawing on ... More
 
 
 
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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 5 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from Waterstone's City University
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
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The Peasant
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
240 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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The Well
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Waterstone's City University
Everything about our meal at this superb gastropub in Clerkenwell was brilliant, from the towering pint'o'prawns ordered to start, to the grins plastered over our faces ... More
 
 
 
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The Ambassador
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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 | 9 minutes from Waterstone's City University
"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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The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 10 minutes from Waterstone's City University
Situated in the heart of Clerkenwell, next door to St John and Smithfield Market, The Longroom specialises in craft beers, salt beef and gourmet sandwiches. Described ... More
 
 
 
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London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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 | 8 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 10 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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The Museum of London marks the centenary of the 1918 Act that gave some women the right to vote for ...More

 
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Underground house and techno dropped by DJ Yasmin....More

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The much-loved Last Days of Shoreditch is back for its eighth year in 2018 with three months of street food, ...More

 
Time Unwrapped
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Concerts | Until 31st December 2018 

Kings Place 18 minutes walk from Waterstone's City University

Kings Place celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with twelve-month series, Time Unwrapped. The year-long event, which has been curated ...More

 
Rotunda Bar & Restaurant: Rum Garden By The Water
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Rotunda Bar and Restaurant 19 minutes walk from Waterstone's City University

This summer, Rotunda Bar & Restaurant transforms its popular canal-side terrace into a tropical Rum Garden with chocolate orange rum ...More

 
The Queen of Hoxton Summer Rooftop: The Lost Vegas
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The Queen of Hoxton has been given a makeover once again, transforming into The Lost Vegas Rooftop just in time ...More

 

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