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TaschenGlossy, coffee table books are what speciality book store Taschen do best. From art to architecture, film to fashion, every glamourous topic is covered and the beautiful books are just begging to be bought at this well lit bookshop in Duke of York Square. Lovers of art and design who will be drawn to Taschen can combine a trip to the bookshop with a tour of the Saatchi Gallery which is conveniently located bang opposite, and free to look around.

 

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Draycott Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £158  25% off
26 Cadogan Gardens, SW3 | 2 minutes from Taschen
Stylish antique d'cor, a peaceful but convenient location, and spacious, airy rooms are all essential to this hotel's appeal. Yet it is the unbeatable service that ... More
 
 
 
Sloane Square Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £95  31% off
7-12 Sloane Square, SW1W | 3 minutes from Taschen
Located right on Sloane Square, where the old Royal Court Hotel used to be, Sloane Square Hotel is a welcoming and well decorated reincarnation. All the ... More
 
 
 
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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £193  30% off
1 Wilbraham Place, SW1X | 4 minutes from Taschen
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John Sandoe Books
London > Shopping > Books
10 Blacklands Terrace, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Taschen
A delightful discovery, this well-established independent book shop was set up by John Sandoe in 1957 and has been owned by the staff since 1989 who've ... More
 
 
 
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European Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
123 Gloucester Road, Soho, London SW7 | 18 minutes from Taschen
Well stocked bookshop selling books for European languages and literature, serving Londoners since 1964. Useful for all learners and readers of all ages, and includes ... More
 
 
 
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The Italian Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
123 Gloucester Road, Soho, London SW7 | 18 minutes from Taschen
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Richard Ward Hair and Metrospa
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
82 Duke of York Square, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | Same location as Taschen
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London > Shopping > Baby Care
34 Kings Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Taschen
A local institution for yummy mummies, Trotters has been clothing young Sloanes for 25 years. Founded by Sophie Mirman (daughter of Royal milliner Simone Mirman) and ... More
 
 
 
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Poilane
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
39 Cadogan Gardens, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 1 minute from Taschen
Superb French bakery which dates back to 1832 when Lionel Poilane, a young baker from Normandy, came to Paris to open his first shop. His mission ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st to 22nd September 2019
Taschen, Duke of York's Square, King's Road, SW3 | 1 minute from Taschen
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th to 21st Sep 2019 - Various Times
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National Theatre of Scotland presents experimental theatre maker Tim Crouch's new work, which explores the relationship between performers and a text, presented through combined stage action ...More
 
 
 
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Taschen, 152-154 Kings Road, SW3 | 6 minutes from Taschen
The Olivier Award nominee pays tribute to Judy Garland, Patsy Cline, Edith Piaf, Billie Holiday and Maria Callas and presents songs by contemporary writers including Damien ...More
 
 
 
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Royal Court Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 3 minutes from Taschen
Dedicated to putting on new work and discovering new voices, the Royal Court Theatre was seen as 'the most important theatre in Europe' by no less ... More
 
 
 
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Cadogan Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
5 Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, London SW1X | 3 minutes from Taschen
Cadogan Hall opened its doors on 18th June 2004 with a surprising lack of fanfare but is making up for that with a year of 10th ... More
 
 
 
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The Boisdale Jazz & Cigar Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
15 Eccleston Street, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 10 minutes from Taschen
A tartan clad jazz, cigar and supper club, Boisdale of Belgravia has an the old fashioned charm of a gentlemen's club. Situated in an elegant Regency ... More
 
 
 
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Saatchi Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Taschen
The Saatchi Gallery re-opened on 9th October 2008 in the former military barracks of the Duke of York's Headquarters. The 70,000 square feet represents a significantly ... More
 
 
 
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1 Sloane Square, SW1W | 3 minutes from Taschen
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Taschen
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Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Knightsbridge, London SW34LY | 1 minute from Taschen
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Manicomio Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
85 Duke of York Square, King's Road, Chelsea, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | Same location as Taschen
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 17 minutes from Taschen
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 18 minutes from Taschen
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London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 21 minutes from Taschen
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1 Cadogan Garden, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Taschen
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17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Taschen
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Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Taschen
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Clarendon Cocktail Cellar
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52 Cambridge Street, SW1V | 13 minutes from Taschen
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Harvey Nichols, Fifth Floor Bar
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Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 14 minutes from Taschen
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Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Taschen
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National Army Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Taschen
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44 Elizabeth St, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 8 minutes from Taschen
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