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High StakesFind volumes of poker tips and horseracing guides in this gambling bookshop off Lambs Conduit Street. If it can be bet on you'll find a book on it here. Who knew there were so many books on baccarat and backgammon? Sports and spread betting are featured along with books on playing the financial markets. It's not all 'how to win a million... quick' - there are also fascinating autobiographies on the world's most famous and flamboyant gamblers and hustlers.

 

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Goodenough Club
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  38% off
23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N | 3 minutes from High Stakes
Blending the traditional with the modern, the Goodenbough Club aims to help guests make a home away from home with its four-star accommodation. Housed within five ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £87  36% off
92 Southampton Row, WC1B | 3 minutes from High Stakes
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
 
 
 
Bloomsbury Park Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £57  33% off
Southampton Row, WC1B | 3 minutes from High Stakes
The gorgeous Victorian building that houses the Thistle Bloomsbury Park is tall enough to offer great views of London from the top rooms. Located between the ... More
 
 
 
 
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London Review Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
14 Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 6 minutes from High Stakes
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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Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from High Stakes
A broad selection of gay and lesbian interest books ranging from fiction, through biography, travel and counselling. Magazines and cards are also on offer.... More
 
 
 
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Waterstone's - Gower Street
London > Shopping > Books
82 Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 11 minutes from High Stakes
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, ... More
 
 
 
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The People's Supermarket
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
72-78 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from High Stakes
Rumour has it that The People's Supermarket fought off Tesco this a site on Lamb's Conduit Street, one of London's most independently spirited neighbourhoods. The sight ... More
 
 
 
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La Fromagerie Bloomsbury
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
52 Lambs Conduit Street, WC1N | 1 minute from High Stakes
Well established as one of the best cheese shops in London, La Fromagerie is in the little black book of food lovers with ... More
 
 
 
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Ben Pentreath Ltd
London > Shopping > House and Garden
17 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from High Stakes
Ben, the man behind this pretty interiors shop in Bloomsbury, is an architectural designer now based in London after spending five years in New York. His ... More
 
 
 
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Hogarth & The Art of Noise
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th May to 1st September 2019
High Stakes, 40 Brunswick Square, WC1N | 5 minutes from High Stakes
Explore the use of sound in William Hogarth's art as the Foundling Museum stages the first exhibition dedicated to the way the 18th century artist used ...More
 
 
 
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Manga
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 23rd May to 26th August 2019
High Stakes, Great Russell Street, Bankside, London WC1B | 7 minutes from High Stakes
A recreation of the oldest surviving manga bookshop in Tokyo comes to the British Museum as it stages the largest exhibition of manga ever to take ...More
 
 
 
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The Residence on the Roof, Four Seasons Hotel at Ten Trinity Square
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 1st July to 1st September 2019
High Stakes, 10 Trinity Square, EC3P | 7 minutes from High Stakes
Escape to the rooftop at the Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square this summer for a cocktail or two high above the hustle and ...More
 
 
 
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Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from High Stakes
The arthouse Renoir Cinema underwent a major refurbishment in 2015 by The Curzon Cinema Group. Reopening as the Curzon Bloomsbury, the new name pays homage to ... More
 
 
 
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The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from High Stakes
As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many references ... More
 
 
 
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London Welsh Centre
London > Entertainment >
157-163 Gray's Inn Road, WC1X | 4 minutes from High Stakes
A cultural and community centre on Grays Inn Road the London Welsh Centre has been promoting Welsh culture and language in London since ... More
 
 
 
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Lambs Conduit Street
London > Attractions >
WC1N | 1 minute from High Stakes
This charming Bloomsbury shopping street, linking Coram's Fields to Theobald's Road, follows an old route to Lamb's Conduit. Some of the ... More
 
 
 
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Coram's Fields
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
93 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from High Stakes
Coram's Fields is a special place for children where adults are allowed in only if accompanied by a child. Tucked away in the city centre it ... More
 
 
 
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Conway Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from High Stakes
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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La Gourmandina
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
57 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from High Stakes
French Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Cigala
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
54 Lambs Conduit Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from High Stakes
This expensive Spanish restaurant is in a lovely corner of town, and serves authentic and delicious fare, cooked to consistently high standards. However, many many visitors ... More
 
 
 
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The Espresso Room, Bloomsbury
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
31-35 Great Ormond Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from High Stakes
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from High Stakes
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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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 7 minutes from High Stakes
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 8 minutes from High Stakes
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Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 3 minutes from High Stakes
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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All Star Lanes, Holborn
London > Leisure > Activities
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from High Stakes
This fun bowling alley and restaurant is a great place for a gang of you to spend a memorable night out trying to out-do each other. ... More
 
 
 
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Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 6 minutes from High Stakes
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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The Lamb
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from High Stakes
On the peaceful, pedestrianised Lamb's Conduit Street, hidden behind an 18th century facade, is The Lamb, a beautifully preserved Grade II listed Victorian pub. The pub ... More
 
 
 
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Duke (of York)
London > Nightlife > Pubs
7 Roger Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from High Stakes
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Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from High Stakes
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The Perseverance
London > Nightlife > Bars
63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from High Stakes
Formerly run by Billy Drew (who has opened The Chippy in Soho), The Perseverance in Lamb's Conduit Street re-opened in April 2007 under new management. It's ... More
 
 
 
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Scarfes Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
252 High Holborn, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 5 minutes from High Stakes
Named after the cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (whose characterful illustrations will adorn the bar's walls), Scarfes Bar is a shining beacon in the otherwise lacking High Holborn ... More
 
 
 
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The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 9 minutes from High Stakes
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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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from High Stakes
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
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Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 South Square, Gray's Inn, Holborn, London WC1R | 7 minutes from High Stakes
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from High Stakes
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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Hogarth & The Art of Noise
Hogarth & The Art of Noise
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

The Foundling Museum 5 minutes walk from High Stakes

Explore the use of sound in William Hogarth's art as the Foundling Museum stages the first exhibition dedicated to the ...More

 
Nicola Bealing: A New Song (To An Old Tune)
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

The Foundling Museum 5 minutes walk from High Stakes

The Cornish artist uses both print and painting to evoke 18th-century broadside ballads, complementing the main exhibition Hogarth & The ...More

The Residence on the Roof, Four Seasons Hotel at Ten Trinity Square
The Residence on the Roof, Four Seasons Hotel at Ten Trinity Square
Seasonal | Until 1st September 2019 

Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square 7 minutes walk from High Stakes

Escape to the rooftop at the Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square this summer for a cocktail or ...More

 
Architecture Of London
Exhibitions | Until 1st December 2019 

Guildhall Art Gallery 7 minutes walk from High Stakes

Exhibitions & Art, Architecture....More

Albukhary Foundation Gallery Of The Islamic World
Exhibitions | Until 18th October 2019 

British Museum 7 minutes walk from High Stakes

Works revealing the British Museum's outstanding collections in engaging new ways, underscoring the global connections of this vast region of ...More

Manga
Manga
Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2019 

British Museum 7 minutes walk from High Stakes

A recreation of the oldest surviving manga bookshop in Tokyo comes to the British Museum as it stages the largest ...More

 
Berlin/London: The Lost Photographs Of Gerty Simon
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2019 

The Wiener Library 7 minutes walk from High Stakes

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Bunga Bunga Summertime Spectacular
Bunga Bunga Summertime Spectacular
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 31st August 2019 

Bunga Bunga Covent Garden 9 minutes walk from High Stakes

Save money on a holiday this summer and embrace the staycation with the help of the Bunga Bunga Summertime Spectacular. ...More

 
Any Given Bank Holiday: Bottomless Aperol Spritz Brunch
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Foodie Events | Until 26th December 2019 

The Piano Works 9 minutes walk from High Stakes

For bottomless brunch with a side of live music, head to The Piano Works. Both the West End and Farringdon ...More

 
Bejewelled: Badges, Brotherhood And Identity
Exhibitions | Until 24th August 2019 

Museum Of Freemasonry 9 minutes walk from High Stakes

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