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41 Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
41 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 4 minutes from Books etc
The tenth best hotel in Europe (according to New Yorker's tourist Bible 'Travel and Leisure') is so close to Buckingham Palace you can almost hear the ... More
 
 
 
The Rubens at the Palace Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
39 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 4 minutes from Books etc
This is as close to Buckingham Palace as you can get. It's also nearby Victoria station which is not quite as glamorous but very convenient. There ... More
 
 
 
Athenaeum Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
116 Piccadilly, W1J | 12 minutes from Books etc
Situated opposite Royal Parks and Buckingham Palace, and just down the road from national museums and galleries, The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences is an independent, award-winning ... More
 
 
 
 
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Heywood Hill
London > Shopping > Books
10 Curzon Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 15 minutes from Books etc
Heywood Hill, run by John de Falbe, sells old, new and antiquarian books, specialising in literature, history, architecture, biography, travel and a well-stocked children's department. Founded ... More
 
 
 
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Hatchards
London > Shopping > Books
187 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 15 minutes from Books etc
The Ritz of bookshops - Hatchards is where the royal biographies feel at home and it's conveniently situated next door to Fortnum and Mason, coincidentally not ... More
 
 
 
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Maggs Brothers
London > Shopping > Books
50 Berkely Square, Mayfair, London W1J | 16 minutes from Books etc
Established in 1853, Maggs Bros. Ltd., is one of the world's oldest and largest dealers in antiquarian, first edition, autograph and rare books. Books are divided ... More
 
 
 
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William Curley, Harrods
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, Westminster, London SW1X | 2 minutes from Books etc
The William Curley chocolate empire continues to swell with the opening of the patissier and chocolatier's latest concession in Harrods. Curley has worked with ... More
 
 
 
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Cardinal Place Shopping Centre
London > Shopping > Shopping Centres
Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E5JD | 3 minutes from Books etc
Cardinal Place is a snazzy modern shopping venue in Victoria. Housed under a curvaceous, new-age glass capsule it has become something of a visual icon in ... More
 
 
 
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Cornucopia
London > Shopping > Clothing
12 Upper Tachbrook Street, Victoria, London SW1V | 6 minutes from Books etc
This prized vintage shop, in business for 40 years and bursting at the seams with a mixed bag of period clothing, is sadly closing down. Due ... More
 
 
 
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Masterpieces From Buckingham Palace
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 17th May 2021 to 31st January 2022 - 11am-6.30pm
Books etc, Birdcage Walk, SW1A | 5 minutes from Books etc
While works are carried out to protect the Picture Gallery at Buckingham Palace, The Queen's Gallery hosts important paintings in the Royal Collection including works by ...More
 
 
 
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Curzon Victoria
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
58 Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 1 minute from Books etc
Curzon Victoria is the chain's seventh London venue, providing a boutique cinema option in central London. Visitors will be able to immerse themselves in a broad ... More
 
 
 
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Westminster Cathedral
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
42 Francis Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from Books etc
Neo-Byzantine Roman Catholic church. London’s only example of neo-Byzantine architecture and principal Roman Catholic Church, offers a magnificent campanile that emerges 274 feet into the sky. While ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Palace Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Victoria Street, Victoria, London SW1E | 3 minutes from Books etc
The exterior of the Victoria Palace is among the most impressive of any theatre in London. Before the advent of air travel, the giant arch, dome ... More
 
 
 
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Westminster Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
42 Francis Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from Books etc
Not to be confused with Westminster Abbey, the nearby Westminster Cathedral in Victoria is London's only example of neo-Byzantine architecture, described by the poet John Betjeman ... More
 
 
 
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Edel Assanti
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
74a Newman Street, Victoria, London W1T | 4 minutes from Books etc
Charlie Fellowes and Jeremy Epstein's Edel Assanti Gallery has evolved since it was first set up in 2009, from a pop-up initiative to a project space ... More
 
 
 
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Nova Victoria
London > Attractions > Sights
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 5 minutes from Books etc
An architecturally striking development opposite Victoria mainline railway station , Nova Victoria is an ultra ... More
 
 
 
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M Restaurants - Victoria
London > Restaurants >
Zig Zag Building, 70 Victoria Street, SW1E | Same location as Books etc
One year after former Gaucho Restaurants managing director, Martin Williams, opened M Restaurants in the City, M Victoria brings the same concept to SW1. Housed ... More
 
 
 
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M RAW
London > Restaurants >
Zig Zag Building, 70 Victoria Street, SW1E | Same location as Books etc
Part of celeb hotspot M Victoria and under the same roof as M GRILL, M RAW is ... More
 
 
 
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The Ivy Victoria
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
66 Victoria Street, SW1E | Same location as Books etc
Part of The Ivy Collection, the two-floor Ivy Victoria restaurant offers all-day dining, a bar upstairs and a foliage covered al ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 24 minutes from Books etc
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 25 minutes from Books etc
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 26 minutes from Books etc
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Retreat at Harrods
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
5th Floor, Harrods, Westminster, London SW1X | 2 minutes from Books etc
Surely one of the most desirable places to spoil yourself rotten - the Urban Retreat flagship spa sits ever so prettily on the top floor of ... More
 
 
 
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Frame Victoria
London > Leisure >
129 Wilton Road, SW1V | 5 minutes from Books etc
Putting the fun into fitness, Frame doesn't do pounding the treadmill. Instead of the (guilt-inducing, unused) monthly gym membership, Frame has a drop-in, ... More
 
 
 
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Argonauts
London > Leisure > Extreme Sports
Queen Mother Sports Centre, Vauxhall Bridge Road, Victoria, London SW1V | 5 minutes from Books etc
This friendly, professional diving club based in Central London has been running for 30 years, and is now based at the Queen Mother Sports centre which ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Books etc.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Greenwood
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 5 minutes from Books etc
A large two floor pub within the Nova Victoria development, Greenwood offers so much more than just beer. As well as a large central bar and ... More
 
 
 
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Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, Westminster, London SW1H | 6 minutes from Books etc
Two minutes away from Parliament Square and the Cabinet warm rooms, the Two Chairmen Public House is an olde worlde pub that retains a number of ... More
 
 
 
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Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 12 minutes from Books etc
Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
 
 
 
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Books etc clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Cask & Glass
London > Nightlife > Bars
39 - 41 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 2 minutes from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
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The Tapster
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
3 Brewers Green, Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 3 minutes from Books etc
Wine Bar ... More
 
 
 
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Pavlova's
London > Nightlife > Bars
Victoria Street, Victoria Palace Theatre, SW1E | 3 minutes from Books etc
Add a sense of theatrics to your interval drinks at Pavlova's, the Victoria Palace Theatre bar by Jason Atherton, in partnership with the ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Books etc.
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Royal Horticultural Halls and Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
80 Vincent Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 5 minutes from Books etc
The architecturally unique Royal Horticultural Halls boasts two halls and a conference centre. Lindley Hall overlooking leafy Vincent Square is a popular venue for corporate events. ... More
 
 
 
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Emmanuel Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 8 minutes from Books etc
Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. Originally built in ... More
 
 
 
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Emmanuel Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 8 minutes from Books etc
Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. The Centre houses ... More
 
 
 
 

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Masterpieces From Buckingham Palace
Exhibitions | Until 31st January 2022 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 5 minutes walk from Books Etc

While works are carried out to protect the Picture Gallery at Buckingham Palace, The Queen's Gallery hosts important paintings in ...More

Jersey Boys
Theatre | Until 2nd January 2022 

Trafalgar Studios 15 minutes walk from Books Etc

A return to the West End for the award-winning jukebox musical charting the rise and eventual break-up of 1960s rock'n'roll ...More

David Hockney: The Arrival Of Spring, Normandy, 2020
Exhibitions | Until 26th September 2021 

Royal Academy of Arts 16 minutes walk from Books Etc

Captured in the spring of 2020 at his home in Normandy, Hockney's celebration of the natural world comprises 116 works ...More

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

Trafalgar Square 17 minutes walk from Books Etc

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

 
Amelie The Musical
Theatre | Until 25th September 2021 

Criterion Theatre 18 minutes walk from Books Etc

Michael Fentiman directs Audrey Brisson as the titular dreamer in a musical adaptation of the 2001 Oscar-nominated film blessed with ...More

JR: Chronicles
Exhibitions | Until 3rd October 2021 

Saatchi Gallery 19 minutes walk from Books Etc

The largest solo museum exhibition of French graffiti artist and Oscar-nominated filmmaker JR brings together major projects from the past ...More

Hairspray
Theatre | Until 29th September 2021 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 20 minutes walk from Books Etc

The feel-good musical set in 1960s Baltimore follows Tracy Turnblad and her big hair as she embarks on a mission ...More

Back To The Future: The Musical
Theatre | Until 26th September 2021 

Adelphi Theatre 22 minutes walk from Books Etc

Great Scott! John Rando directs a spectacular time-travelling musical based on the 1985 film with a book by Bob Gale ...More

 
 
 
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