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Rosewood London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £391  33% off
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 1 minute from Blackwell's
Located in High Holborn, Rosewood London is the most luxurious hotel in the area and is nearby to the capital's main business district and a number ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £158  27% off
61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
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
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £82  29% off
92 Southampton Row, WC1B | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
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
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Books nearest Blackwell's

Nearest to Blackwell's
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Review Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
14 Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
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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Forbidden Planet
London > Shopping > Books
179 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 8 minutes from Blackwell's
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
 
 
 
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Stanfords
London > Shopping > Books
7 Mercer Walk, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 8 minutes from Blackwell's
Map and travel experts since 1853, Stanfords has been trading in the Covent Garden area since the nineteenth century and in 2019 moved from Long Acre, ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Blackwell's

The best shops and markets near Blackwell's
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Charles Worthington
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
28 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
Service is a watchword at this salon, where clients are guaranteed a first-class hairdressing experience. Celebrity coiffeur Worthington personally trains all his staff and standards are ... More
 
 
 
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Bloomsbury Flowers
London > Shopping > Florists
29 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
Bloomsbury Flowers don't do off-the-peg, so if you want to be in and out in two minutes think again. However, if you want to impress with ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Curiosity Shop
London > Shopping > Shoes
13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
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
 
 
 
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Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th October to 12th December 2020
Blackwell's, 166 Drury Lane, WC2B | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
...More
 
 
 
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The Woman In Black
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st January 2020 to 27th March 2021
Blackwell's, Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from Blackwell's
One of the less well-known West End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since 1989 through word of mouth ...More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Frozen the Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd October 2020 to 5th January 2021
Blackwell's, Catherine Street, WC2B | 6 minutes from Blackwell's
Disney's hit film Frozen goes from screen to stage when the magical world of Arendelle is recreated at the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane, fresh ...More
 
 
 
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Near Blackwell's
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Peacock Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
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
 
 
 
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Gillian Lynne Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
166 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
Although this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the Gillian Lynne Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making it ... More
 
 
 
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Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
This new Covent Garden alternative to the West End tourist traps has welcomed the likes of filthy San Franciscan Scott Capurro and TV favourite Andi Osho. ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Blackwell's

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Blackwell's
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from Blackwell's
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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The College
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12-42 Southampton Row, Holborn, London WC1B | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
Formerly home to Central Saint Martins and the Cochrane Theatre before the famous fashion college moved to a new home in King's Cross in 2011, The ... More
 
 
 
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Conway Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
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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Restaurants near Blackwell's

What are the best dining options near Blackwell's London?
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
240 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Blackwell's
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
 
 
 
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The Ship Tavern
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
12 Gate Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from Blackwell's
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Picasso inspired Afternoon Tea at Rosewood London
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
252 High Holborn, Rosewood London, WC1V | 1 minute from Blackwell's
Named Best Contemporary Afternoon Tea two years in a row, Rosewood London offers an artistic take on afternoon tea with a ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Blackwell's

Near Blackwell's
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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Le Cordon Bleu
London > Education > Adult Education
15 Bloomsbury Square, Marylebone, London WC1A | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
The London HQ of famed culinary institution Le Cordon Bleu , the cookery school widely considered as the guardian of French culinary techniques, trains ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Blackwell's

Blackwell's gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Blackwell's
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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Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
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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Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
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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Pubs near Blackwell's

The best pubs near London Blackwell's.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Princess Louise
London > Nightlife > Pubs
208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
The flagship London pub of Yorkshire's oldest brewery, Samuel Smith, the Princess Louise has been carefully restored to her original Victorian layout complete with snugs, removed ... More
 
 
 
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
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
 
 
 
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Cittie of Yorke
London > Nightlife > Pubs
22 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
Although the site of the Cittie of Yorke has been home to a public house since the 15th century, it has been housed in many different ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Blackwell's

Blackwell's clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Scarfes Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
252 High Holborn, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Blackwell's
Named after the cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (whose characterful illustrations adorn the bar's walls), Scarfes Bar is a shining beacon in the otherwise lacking High Holborn area. ... More
 
 
 
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The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
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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Beaufort Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
The second of two bars in The Savoy, the Beaufort Bar is a glamorous affair. The bar continues the hotel's Art Deco theme with plush black ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Blackwell's

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Blackwell's.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from Blackwell's
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
Treasury Office, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
... 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 Blackwell's
... More
 
 
 
 

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Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella
Theatre | Until 12th December 2020 

Gillian Lynne Theatre 4 minutes walk from Blackwell's

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The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 27th March 2021 

Fortune Theatre 6 minutes walk from Blackwell's

One of the less well-known West End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses ...More

 
Frozen the Musical
Frozen the Musical
Theatre | Until 5th January 2021 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 6 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Disney's hit film Frozen goes from screen to stage when the magical world of Arendelle is recreated at the newly ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 2nd May 2021 

Duchess Theatre 7 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 
Hidden London: The Exhibition
Hidden London: The Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2021 

London Transport Museum 7 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Experience an 'abandoned' Tube station and discover stories about Churchill in the Blitz at the London Transport Museum's exhibition, Hidden ...More

 
Future Engineers
Future Engineers
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2020 

London Transport Museum 7 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Explore the world of transport engineering in the Future Engineers gallery, a permanent display at the London Transport Museum since ...More

 
Hello, Dolly!
Hello, Dolly!
Theatre | Until 6th March 2021 

Adelphi Theatre 10 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Multi Olivier and BAFTA Award winning Imelda Staunton plays meddlesome socialite turned matchmaker Dolly Levi, taking the title role in ...More

 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Theatre | Until 24th January 2021 

Palace Theatre 11 minutes walk from Blackwell's

From the 36,000 retweets Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling got when she announced the ...More

 
Good
Good
Theatre | Until 19th December 2020 

Playhouse Theatre 15 minutes walk from Blackwell's

David Tennant, the well loved actor best known for playing Doctor Who, returns to the West End to star in ...More

 
Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2022 

Trafalgar Square 15 minutes walk from Blackwell's

London born artist Heather Philipson puts an ice cream with a cherry on top on The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar ...More

 
 
 
 
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