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196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £89  23% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 5 minutes from Waterstone's
From studio apartments to one and two beds, 196 Bishopsgate offers a full range of self-catering flats that give you more independence than a hotel. Apartments ... More
 
 
 
Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  38% off
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 7 minutes from Waterstone's
The Grange Tower Bridge Hotel combines luxury accommodation and events facilities, making it a great choice for your stay whether it's business or leisure oriented. Within ... More
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £133  27% off
3 South Place, EC2M | 8 minutes from Waterstone's
Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to Waterstone's
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 2 miles from Waterstone's
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
 
 
 
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 2.1 miles from Waterstone's
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
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Bookartbookshop
London > Shopping > Books
17 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 16 minutes from Waterstone's
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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Shopping near Waterstone's

The best shops and markets near Waterstone's
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Petticoat Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Between Middlesex and Goulston Streets, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Waterstone's
Petticoat Lane is London's world famous Sunday market and sells mainly clothes for men, women and children, from street-cred clubwear to over-orders of designer goods and ... More
 
 
 
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Lola's Cupcakes, Spitalfields
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Bishops Square, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Waterstone's
Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ... More
 
 
 
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Hummingbird Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
11 Frying Pan Alley , Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Waterstone's
All-American cupcakes are the speciality here but you can also tuck into many other finger-licking sticky treats. Chocolate Devil's Food Cake, New York style cheesecake and ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Waterstone's

Near Waterstone's
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Ongoing
Junkyard Golf Club
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 12th May 2016 to 31st December 2017
Waterstone's, 91 Brick Lane, E1 | 6 minutes from Waterstone's
Getting a refresh for its second year, Junkyard Golf Club in the loading bay of the Old Truman Brewery gets new courses and new and improved ...More
 
 
 
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Now On
Dennis Severs' House: Silent Night
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 20th November 2017 to 4th January 2018
Waterstone's, 18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Waterstone's
The atmospheric Silent Night candle-lit tours of Dennis Severs' House are particularly fun at this time of year. The house was created by Dennis Severs to ...More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
The Winter Forest
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 9th November 2017 to 12th January 2018
Waterstone's, Broadgate, EC2A | 7 minutes from Waterstone's
A new fairytale pop-up comes to Exchange Square in Broadgate for the first time this winter. Surrounded by a snow-covered forest, in the magical Winter Forest ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Waterstone's

Near Waterstone's
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Bishopsgate Institute
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 5 minutes from Waterstone's
Built in 1891-94 by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Bishopsgate Institute's facade has a theme of arts and crafts. Inside you will find 19th century tiling, a ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Aldgate
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Goodman's Fields, 2 Canter Way, E1 | 6 minutes from Waterstone's
Part of an upmarket development, Goodman's Fields, Curzon Aldgate is a new-build cinema in the East End. Enter through the lounge/bar with its leather sofas ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Waterstone's
Popular with the Shoreditch crowd on the weekends, The Old Truman Brewery houses more than 200 small, creative businesses, a bar and several areas for hire. ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Waterstone's

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Waterstone's
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Electric Blue Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
64 Middlesex Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Waterstone's
The Electric Blue Gallery gallery, co-owned by Jessica Tibbles and Olivier Bernay, opened in January 2009. By February, Wallpaper* magazine was calling the launch "a highlight ... More
 
 
 
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Brick Lane
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Waterstone's
London's own "Curry Mile", Brick Lane is home to so much more than first-rate spiced food, it also plays host to Jewish bagel shops, Indian sari ... More
 
 
 
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Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from Waterstone's
Designed in a distinctive Arts and Crafts architecture style by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Whitechapel, Britain's first purpose-built arts gallery, is renowned both for the beauty ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Waterstone's

What are the best dining options near Waterstone's London?
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Som Saa
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
43a Commercial Street, E1 | 1 minute from Waterstone's
London Fields pop-up Som Saa establishes a permanent home in Spitalfields in 2016. What started out as a three month residency at ... More
 
 
 
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Gul and Sepoy
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
65 Commercial Street, E1 | 1 minute from Waterstone's
Harneet and Devina Baweja, owners of Gunpowder who opened Madame D's in 2017, launch Gul and Sepoy in ... More
 
 
 
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Hungry Donkey
London > Restaurants > Greek restaurants
56 Wentworth Street, Aldgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Waterstone's
Modern all-day Greek restaurant specialising in simple, authentic Greek cuisine, Hungry Donkey has been inspired by classic Greek street food. Open ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Waterstone's

Near Waterstone's
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 12 minutes from Waterstone's
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 13 minutes from Waterstone's
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 18 minutes from Waterstone's
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Waterstone's

Waterstone's gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Waterstone's
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
 
 
 
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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 7 minutes from Waterstone's
Spread over three floors L!FE is a unique space within The Old Truman Brewery where yoga, food and music sit side-by-side. ... More
 
 
 
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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from Waterstone's
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Waterstone's

The best pubs near London Waterstone's.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 5 minutes from Waterstone's
Between Wapping and Aldgate is the Leman Street Tavern , a 1.5 million pound pub that's owned by the Geronimo Inns group ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Waterstone's
One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 8 minutes from Waterstone's
A Geronimo Inns pub in the City, The White Horse gives city workers a bright, airy space to eat, drink and relax and its pub garden ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Waterstone's

Waterstone's clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from Waterstone's
Inspired by its sister bar, the long-standing Smiths of Smithfield, Smiths Spitalfields follows in its famous sibling's footsteps as an all-day dining venue celebrating the best ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Simmons Liverpool Street
London > Nightlife > Bars
21 Widegate Street, E1 | 4 minutes from Waterstone's
The award-winning Simmons bar group, whose bars keep cropping up all over town, is best known for its weird and wonderful interiors and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
B.Y.O.C. East
London > Nightlife > Bars
19 Bevis Marks, EC3A | 5 minutes from Waterstone's
Hidden in the basement of James Cochran's restaurant in EC3, this subterranean parlour is the fifth instalment of the much-loved bring ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Waterstone's

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Waterstone's.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Waterstone's
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Coopers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from Waterstone's
... More
 
 
 
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30 St Mary Axe - Top Floor Restaurant at The Gherkin
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 St Mary Axe, Aldgate, City, London EC3A | 6 minutes from Waterstone's
... More
 
 
 

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Junkyard Golf Club
Junkyard Golf Club
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

The Old Truman Brewery 6 minutes walk from Waterstone's

Getting a refresh for its second year, Junkyard Golf Club in the loading bay of the Old Truman Brewery gets ...More

 
Dennis Severs' House: Silent Night
Dennis Severs' House: Silent Night
Seasonal | Until 4th January 2018 

Dennis Severs' House 6 minutes walk from Waterstone's

The atmospheric Silent Night candle-lit tours of Dennis Severs' House are particularly fun at this time of year. The house ...More

 
Urban Hunt - London Launch
Tours | Until 31st December 2017 

Liverpool Street Tube Station 7 minutes walk from Waterstone's

Attractions & Museums, Guided Tour....More

The Winter Forest
The Winter Forest
Seasonal | Until 12th January 2018 

Exchange Square 7 minutes walk from Waterstone's

A new fairytale pop-up comes to Exchange Square in Broadgate for the first time this winter. Surrounded by a snow-covered ...More

 
Christmas at The Cheesegrater
Christmas at The Cheesegrater
Seasonal | Until 22nd December 2017 

Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater 8 minutes walk from Waterstone's

This November, London's newest Christmas market opens in The Leadenhall Building - aka The Cheesegrater. Located in the 28-metre-high open ...More

 
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
Foodie Events | Until 30th March 2018 

The Queen Of Hoxton 9 minutes walk from Waterstone's

The Queen of Hoxton presents another seasonal rooftop pop-up this autumn, this time taking inspiration from Morocco for its theme. ...More

 
Olivier Kugler: Escaping Wars And Waves
Exhibitions | Until 29th December 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 10 minutes walk from Waterstone's

Sketches, original drawings and prints of finished illustrations depicting Syrian refugees in Iraqi Kurdistan, Greece, Calais, England and Germany. The ...More

SJ Fowler: Hard To Read (Over 16s)
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2018 

Rich Mix Centre 10 minutes walk from Waterstone's

Drawings and illustrations that explore poems as concrete, visual things in the world - for example, the importance of the ...More

The Box of Delights
The Box of Delights
Seasonal | Until 6th January 2018 

Wilton's Music Hall 10 minutes walk from Waterstone's

National treasure Matthew Kelly and West End star Josefina Gabrielle appear in an enchanting reworking of The Box of Delights, ...More

 
Tower of London Ice Rink
Tower of London Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 2nd January 2018 

Tower Of London 11 minutes walk from Waterstone's

Nestled in the rounded hollow of the dry moat, the Tower of London's ice rink area forms a wonderfully festive ...More

 

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