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Waterstone's, one of the largest high street booksellers in the UK, is a relative newcomer on the block. It first opened in Old Brompton Road, London, in 1982 and now its flagship store resides at what used to be Simpsons 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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Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £87  40% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 2 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
 
 
 
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £102  22% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 5 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Tower of London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  34% off
7 Pepys Street, EC3N | 6 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
The brand new purpose built DoubleTree Hotel Tower of London is a few minutes walk from Tower Hill and Fenchurch Street stations. With iMac entertainment systems ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Books nearest Waterstone's Leadenhall Market

Nearest to Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bookartbookshop
London > Shopping > Books
17 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 19 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
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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Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 30 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
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 | 30 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
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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Shopping near Waterstone's Leadenhall Market

The best shops and markets near Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
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Leadenhall Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Whittington Avenue, off Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 1 minute from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
Leadenhall Market is a restored Victorian covered market that sells traditional game, poultry, fish and meat. Although there has been a forum (market place) on where ... More
 
 
 
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Cheese at Leadenhall
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
4-5 Leadenhall Market, City, London EC3V | 1 minute from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
Dedicated fromageries are rare in London, but with around 100 different British and continental cheeses on offer, they don't come much more dedicated than Cheese at ... More
 
 
 
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Butcher at Leadenhall
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
7 Leadenhall Market, City, London EC3V | 1 minute from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
This excellent butchers within the beautiful Leadenhall Market continues the long tradition at the market where British food has been sold since the 14th century. The ... More
 
 
 
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Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds, The Immersive Experience
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th May 2019 to 30th August 2020
Waterstone's Leadenhall Market, 56 Leadenhall Street, EC3A | 3 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
Jeff Wayne's epic 1978 musical version of War of the Worlds has been brought to life as an immersive VR experience. Combining immersive theatre, virtual reality, ...More
 
 
 
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Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 4 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
Empty for four years, the building next to Drapers Hall and behind the Bank of England which used to be Throgmortons became Heroes Grotto of Comedy ... More
 
 
 
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Dabbers Social Bingo
London > Entertainment >
13-22 Houndsditch, EC3A | 5 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
The UK's first immersive modern bingo hall, Dabbers Social Bingo revitalises the iconic British pastime with a theatrical drinking, dining and entertainment experience. Cups of ... More
 
 
 
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Bishopsgate Institute
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 9 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
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Lloyd's of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3V | 1 minute from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
The landmark Lloyd's building, at 1 Lime Street, is arguably one of the most iconic buildings in The City. Designed by architect Richard Rogers, it was ... More
 
 
 
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Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
London > Attractions > Sights
122 Leadenhall Street, EC3V | 1 minute from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
Comprising 224 metres of gleaming glass and steel, The Leadenhall Building , affectionately known as 'The Cheesegrater' due to its ... More
 
 
 
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Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
London > Attractions > Sights
20 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 2 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
Designed by world-renowned architect Rafael Vinoly, 20 Fenchurch Street, nicknamed the 'Walkie Talkie' made headlines before it even opened when it 'melted' cars parked ... More
 
 
 
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Chamberlain's
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
23 Leadenhall Market, Bank, City, London EC3V | 1 minute from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
Chamberlain's is a famous fish restaurant in Leadenhall Market established in 2001 and co-owned by Chamberlain & Thelwell, one of ... More
 
 
 
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Luc's Brasserie
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
17 - 22 Leadenhall Market, City, London EC3V | 1 minute from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
French cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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S&M Cafe
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
28 Leadenhall Market, City, London EC3V | 1 minute from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
1950s style sausage and mash café-come-restaurant. If you know what you want from a meal and what you want is good old, British sausages and mash then ... More
 
 
 
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Near Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
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Mimo London
London > Education > Cookery Courses
1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market, SE1 | 11 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
In a historic building next to Borough Market, husband and wife team Jon and Nicole Warren have set up the second branch of Mimo, their cookery ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 15 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 17 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
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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The Garden at 120
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
120 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | 2 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
Owned by Italy's largest insurance firm, Generali, and designed by Eric Parry Architects, Fen Court is a fifteen story state-of-the-art office block which houses ... More
 
 
 
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Puttshack Bank
London > Leisure > Golf
1 Poultry, Bank, EC2R | 6 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
Putting a swing into your social life, Puttshack brings crazy golf into the 21st century with high tech equipment, blinging ... More
 
 
 
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Ned's Club Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
The Ned London, 27 Poultry, EC2R | 6 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
Centred around a 20-metre marble-lined swimming pool, Ned's Club Spa is a lavish subterranean space that invites both The Ned hotel guests and outside visitors ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Waterstone's Leadenhall Market.
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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 1 minute from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
 
 
 
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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
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
 
 
 
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The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 9 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
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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Waterstone's Leadenhall Market clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Bedales at Leadenhall
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
55 Leadenhall Market, EC3V | 1 minute from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
A hidden wine bar and vault found beneath the cobblestone alleys of Leadenhall Market. ... More
 
 
 
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The Bootlegger
London > Nightlife > Bars
25-26 Lime Street, EC3M | 1 minute from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
Celebrating the glamour of the Prohibition era, The Bootlegger brings alive America's roaring twenties in its retro basement. The extensive drinks menu includes ... More
 
 
 
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Swingers
London > Nightlife >
Brown's Buildings, Bury Street, EC3A | 2 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
It started out in 2015 as a pop up in Shoreditch but a year later Swingers gets a permanent bigger and better home at Brown's Buildings, ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Waterstone's Leadenhall Market.
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Gibson Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 3 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
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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 | 3 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
... More
 
 
 
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Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 6 minutes from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
 
 
 
 

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Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds, The Immersive Experience
Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds, The Immersive Experience
Theatre | Until 30th August 2020 

The Hallmark Building 3 minutes walk from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market

Jeff Wayne's epic 1978 musical version of War of the Worlds has been brought to life as an immersive VR ...More

 
Carlos Bunga: Something Necessary And Useful
Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2020 

Whitechapel Gallery 11 minutes walk from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market

The Portuguese artist creates monumental structures out of everyday materials such as cardboard, and repurposes domestic furnishings to create an ...More

The Return Of The Spirit In Painting
Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2020 

Whitechapel Gallery 11 minutes walk from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market

Works by artists in a series of shows curated by Nicholas Serota after the landmark 1981 exhibition A New Spirit ...More

The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 12 minutes walk from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 
The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 8th August 2020 

The Shard 12 minutes walk from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
The Clash: London Calling
Leisure | Until 6th September 2020 

Museum of London 13 minutes walk from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market

An extensive display of memorabilia and archive material relating to The Clash's 1979 third studio album, London Calling, created in ...More

Masculinities: Liberation Through Photography
Exhibitions | Until 23rd August 2020 

Barbican Centre 13 minutes walk from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market

Photography and film examining depictions of masculinity from the 1960s to the present day, featuring images by Laurie Anderson, Sunil ...More

Evita
Evita
Theatre | Until 22nd August 2020 

Barbican Theatre 13 minutes walk from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market

After a sold out run at Regent's ParkOpen Air Theatre last year - when it became the theatre's highest grossing ...More

 
Hyundai Commission: Kara Walker
Exhibitions | Until 8th November 2020 

Tate Modern 16 minutes walk from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market

A large-scale installation by the New York-based artist, entitled Fons Americanus, transforming the Turbine Hall to reflect her concerns regarding ...More

Magdalena Abakanowicz
Magdalena Abakanowicz
Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2020 

Tate Modern 16 minutes walk from Waterstone's Leadenhall Market

Tate Modern's 64-metre-long gallery in the Blavatnik Building will be filled with Magdalena Abakanowicz's giant woven sculptures this summer in ...More

 
 
 
 
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