Waterstone's - Greenwich  

 
 
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51 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 9BL
 
 
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Mon-Sat: 9.30am-7pm; Sun: 11.30am-5.30pm
 

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Waterstone's is one of the largest high street booksellers in the UK. 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. Its 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.

 

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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Greenwich
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £49  28% off
Catherine Grove, SE10 | 13 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
Housed in a former police section house, the DoubleTree by Hilton London - Greenwich offers contemporary accommodation while retaining the building's historic 1940s charm. The tranquil ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Greenwich
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £33  29% off
Bugsby Way, SE10 | 22 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
Staying at this hotel puts you right in the centre of Greenwich, with a thousand years of British naval history on your doorstep, as well shops, ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Canary Wharf Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  36% off
South Quay, E14 | 26 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
Perched on the waterfront, just 15 minutes from London's City Airport, the Hilton London Canary Wharf combines convenience with comfort. Stroll across the hotel's private bridge ... More
 
 
 
 
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Rye Books
London > Shopping > Books
45 Upland Road, SE22 | 3 miles from Waterstone's - Greenwich
Lovely local independent bookshop in East Dulwich Rye Books sells fiction, children's books, art and design, and tomes on travel as well as hard-to-find books, gifts ... More
 
 
 
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The Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
1 Calton Avenue, SE21 | 3.8 miles from Waterstone's - Greenwich
Hazel Broadfoot's and Julian Toland's run a superb, high class bookshop in the heart of Dulwich Village. All the staff have a real enthusiasm, thirst for ... More
 
 
 
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The Bookshop on the Heath
London > Shopping > Books
74 Tranquil Vale, Blackheath, SE3 | 24 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
A book lovers gem. As one of London's oldest and last remaining second-hand bookshops, this bookshop stocks signed first editions and collectables as well as local ... More
 
 
 
 
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Greenwich Market
London > Shopping > Markets
College Approach, SE10 | 1 minute from Waterstone's - Greenwich
Greenwich boasts a number of glorious markets offering a variety of traditional, hand-crafted goods, antiques, clothing and food stalls. The craft market is held at ... More
 
 
 
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The Cheeseboard
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26 Royal Hill, SE10 | 7 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
A small but perfectly formed cheese shop in a pretty little street off the main Greenwich High Road. With over 100 different types to choose from, ... More
 
 
 
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The Creaky Shed
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
20 Royal Hill, SE10 | 7 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
This unusual fruit and veg shop in Greenwich is certainly worth the detour from the main high street. It's just a short walk away, a left ... More
 
 
 
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Waterstone's - Greenwich, Park Row, SE10 | 5 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
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Up the Creek
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
302 Creek Road, Greenwick, SE10 | 1 minute from Waterstone's - Greenwich
Located in Greenwich, South East London, Up The Creek is one of the UK's best comedy venues, offering true intimacy with a diverse range of acts ... More
 
 
 
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Michael Edwards Studio Theatre
London > Entertainment >
Cutty Sark, King William Walk, SE10 | 3 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
The Michael Edwards Studio Theatre is located inside the lower hold of the Cutty Sark tea clipper, one of the world's most famous boats on permanent ... More
 
 
 
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Greenwich Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
180 Greenwich High Road, SE10 | 5 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
This Greenwich cinema has not been a resounding success. Since opening in 1989 it's gone bankrupt twice, closing down for long periods. Fortunately for locals - ... More
 
 
 
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Old Royal Naval College
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
King William Walk, SE10 | 2 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
The Old Royal Naval College was built on the site of the Tudor Palace in Greenwich in which Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born. William ... More
 
 
 
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Cutty Sark
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
King William Walk, West Greenwich, SE10 | 3 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
The restoration of the Cutty Sark has seen £50 million spent on the famous tea clipper ship which was damaged by fire on 21 May 2007. ... More
 
 
 
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Fan Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12 Crooms Hill, SE10 | 4 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
This unique museum houses the world's finest collection of over 5,000 fans including exquisite examples from the 18th and 19th centuries. ... More
 
 
 
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Gourmet Burger Kitchen
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
45 Greenwich Church Street, Greenwich, SE10 | Same location as Waterstone's - Greenwich
New Zealanders take their burgers pretty seriously, and back in 2001 three Kiwis living in London found themselves homesick from the lack of well-crafted quality burgers ... More
 
 
 
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Champagne + Fromage Greenwich
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
34 Church Street, SE10 | Same location as Waterstone's - Greenwich
Champagne + Fromage, the French artisan bistro and deli set up by the husband and wife team behind French Bubbles, Stefano and Maud, together with cheese ... More
 
 
 
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Mogul Indian Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
10 Greenwich Church Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 1 minute from Waterstone's - Greenwich
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English National Ballet
London > Education > Adult Education
41 Hopewell Square City Island, South Kensington, London E14 | 2.3 miles from Waterstone's - Greenwich
The English National Ballet, founded by Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin in 1950, moved into its current purpose-built East London home on ... More
 
 
 
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3.7 miles from Waterstone's - Greenwich
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 6 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
 
 
 
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Greenwich Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Romney Road, SE10 | 10 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
As a World Heritage Site marking the site of the Greenwich Meridian (the base point for World Time and the location of Longitude 0) Greenwich is ... More
 
 
 
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Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range
London > Leisure > Golf
Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 28 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
If you hook a shot at the state of the art Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range it'll head towards Canary Wharf and if you slice it ... More
 
 
 
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Brooklyn Bowl
London > Leisure >
O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 29 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
Five years after the original Brooklyn Bowl launched, the well known New York bowling alley comes to London's O2. The London venue is the first Brooklyn ... More
 
 
 
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Gipsy Moth
London > Nightlife > Pubs
60 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 | Same location as Waterstone's - Greenwich
in the shadow of the Cutty Sark , the grade I listed pub the Gipsy Moth has a large outdoor seating area, ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Du Musee Café
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Nelson Road, Greenwich, SE10 | 1 minute from Waterstone's - Greenwich
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The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 6 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
The pub achieved notoriety selling whitebait (still on the menu) but now the Trafalgar Tavern is a refreshment point for the capital's many visitors. It's hardly ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Pepys Building, Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 2 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
Located within the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College and a stone's throw from the world's last tea clipper, the legendary Cutty Sark, The Old ... More
 
 
 
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Studio 338
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
338 Boord Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 22 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
Studio 338 opened in spectacular style in March 2014, with Mark 'MK' Kinchen, Kevin Saunderson and Kate Simko all on the line-up. With a capacity of ... More
 
 
 
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NY-LON
London > Nightlife > Bars
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 29 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
Enjoy the luxuries of a first class travel lounge without leaving terra firma at NY-LON, a swish bar in the entertainment district of The O2. The ... More
 
 
 
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Old Royal Naval College
London > Business > Venue Hire
Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, 2, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 | 2 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
The Old Royal Naval College was built on the site of the Tudor Palace in Greenwich in which Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born. William ... More
 
 
 
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Laban
London > Business > Venue Hire
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 10 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
Tate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Laban building, a place where excellence in contemporary ... More
 
 
 
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The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 29 minutes from Waterstone's - Greenwich
The second most embarrassing legacy of Tony Blair's time in government struggled for years to find a role after the millennium show shut up shop. It's ... More
 
 
 
 

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