Foyles - Charing Cross Road  

 
 
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107 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H 0DU
 
 
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Mon to Sat 9.30am-9pm, Sun 11.30am (browsing) 12noon-6pm | Bank Holidays 11am-8pm
 

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Foyles - Charing Cross RoadGreat British bookshop Foyles has been trading since 1903 and in 2014 it moves out of its home for more than 80 years at 113-119 Charing Cross Road and into the former Central St Martins College of Art and Design building at number 107, just a few yards down the road. While Charing Cross Road has pretty much always been home to Foyles, this is the fourth time the shop has changed location. The new 1930s era, art-deco building has high ceilings and an atrium which gives sweeping views of a vast choice of books. The former ballroom floor houses the fiction department, the old assembly hall - where the Sex Pistols once played - is home to the children's department with art and design at the front of the shop - in homage to the building's previous use. The mezzanine floor houses cookery, travel and other lifestyle books and there's an entire floor dedicated to music and film including vinyl for sale in Ray's Jazz. The light filled cafe and exhibition space at the top of the shop is the place to go for Foyles' wide and exciting programme of events and book signings. Bookmark this one.

 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £131  30% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 2 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Boutique haven in Covent Garden's vibrant Seven Dials village. Guests can enjoy stylish, comfortable rooms, smart TV and free high-speed Wi-Fi on unlimited devices. Monmouth Kitchen ... More
 
 
 
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10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
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Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £122  36% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 5 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Elegant hotel in historic Bloomsbury offering comfortable, stylish rooms with cityscape views, and free high- speed W-iFi on unlimited devices. The exclusive 7th Floor gives extra ... More
 
 
 
 
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Grant & Cutler at Fowles
London > Shopping > Books
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Originally a foreign language book shop (indeed arguably the best in London), Grant & Cutler at Fowles now stocks an impressive array of World Cinema titles ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Books
179 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
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62 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
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London > Shopping > House and Garden
100 Charing Cross Road, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
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London > Shopping > Art and Design
8 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
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London > Shopping > Specialists
3 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
If pirates hoarded whiskey, rather than gold doubloons, this would be their island hideaway. This veritable treasure trove of malts has a truly international contingent to ... More
 
 
 
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111 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
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Phoenix Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Built in 1930, the Phoenix Theatre is a curious mix of classical theatre architecture and the Art Deco style. The columns and arches of the Phoenix ... More
 
 
 
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Ray's Jazz At Foyles
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Jazz up your afternoon coffee break with a trip to Ray's shop and café on the first floor of Foyles' bookshop on Charing Cross Road. The ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
19 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
19 Greek Street is a gallery and interior design practice promoting sustainable and socially responsible design. "Eloquently demonstrating that eclectic design and functionality can indeed go ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Grand Georgian house built in 1746 and used as 'House of Charity' since 1846. The House of St Barnabas at No 1 Greek Street, available for ... More
 
 
 
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135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
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Byron
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
24-28 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
20 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
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Patara
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
15 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Fine dining is done Thai style at Patara. Since 1990 branches of this restaurant have been sprouting up all over West London, this one is the ... More
 
 
 
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 4 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
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London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 5 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
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London > Education > Adult Education
15 Bloomsbury Square, Marylebone, London WC1A | 8 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
 
 
 
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25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
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London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
On the site of the old St Paul's Hospital in Covent Garden, hip private members' club h Club London has been designed specifically for the creative ... More
 
 
 
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Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's the ... More
 
 
 
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19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
This is not so much a restaurant as a tiny atmospheric Irish bar. Having grown out of its minuscule basement into the bar upstairs it's always ... More
 
 
 
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90 Berwick Street,, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
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The Phoenix Artist Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
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Swift
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12 Old Compton Street, W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
This little gem in the middle of Soho serves first class cocktails on two beautifully decorated floors. Book in for the dark and ... More
 
 
 
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Simmons Soho
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2 Bateman Street, W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Well known for its cocktails which come in quaint tea cups, Simmons is a quirky bar offering a tea party with a difference - where ... More
 
 
 
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
 

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Piccadilly Theatre 6 minutes walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

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Gillian Lynne Theatre 6 minutes walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

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Adelphi Theatre 8 minutes walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

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Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2021 

London Transport Museum 8 minutes walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

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Future Engineers
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2020 

London Transport Museum 8 minutes walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

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