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Days Hotel London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £49  36% off
54 Kennington Road, SE1 | 10 minutes from Soma Books
The area where this hotel is located has become the vibrant cultural heart of London, with theatres, concert halls and art galleries lined-up against the South ... More
 
 
 
H10 London Waterloo Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £92  29% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 11 minutes from Soma Books
The H10 London Waterloo is a recently-built hotel providing comfortable and well-lit rooms and an ideally-located base from which to get around central London. The hotel ... More
 
 
 
Park Plaza London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  38% off
6 Hercules Road, SE1 | 12 minutes from Soma Books
With attractions such as the London Eye and London Aquarium on its doorstep as well as Covent Garden and the West End just a short walk ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to Soma Books
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 15 minutes from Soma Books
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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Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 22 minutes from Soma Books
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Stanfords
London > Shopping > Books
7 Mercer Walk, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 34 minutes from Soma Books
Map and travel experts since 1853, Stanfords has been trading in the Covent Garden area since the nineteenth century and in 2019 moved from Long Acre, ... More
 
 
 
 
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Shopping near Soma Books

The best shops and markets near Soma Books
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mercato Metropolitano
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 12 minutes from Soma Books
At 45,000 square foot, Italian market Mercato Metropolitano has no shortage of artisanal talent. Housed in a disused paper factory, it brings together bakers, fishmongers, charcuterie ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vintage Vauxhall Antiques Market
London > Shopping > Markets
The Workshop, Lambeth High Street, SE1 | 13 minutes from Soma Books
On the second Saturday of the month Vintage Vauxhall brings together collective of dealers specialising in vintage, antiques, architectural reclamation as well ... More
 
 
 
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Greensmiths Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Soma Books
Greensmiths combines an excellent butcher's (The Ginger Pig), artisan baker's (The Old Post Office Bakery) and Covent Garden Market greengrocer's (Solstice) under one roof - all ... More
 
 
 
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Ruby Rushton
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 22nd November 2019 - 8pm
Soma Books, Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, SE17 | 6 minutes from Soma Books
The London-based four-piece performs high energy jazz that draws on hip hop, Afrobeat and the UK underground culture....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Soma Books

Near Soma Books
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Artworks Elephant
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 6 minutes from Soma Books
Repositioning refurbished shipping containers as retail spaces and offices for creative startups, The Artworks Elephant turns Elephant and Castle into "the new Shoreditch", according to the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
White Bear Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
138 Kennington Park Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 6 minutes from Soma Books
It's easy to spot who's at the White Bear for the pints and who's there for the Pinter but somehow the two aspects unite comfortably under ... More
 
 
 
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The Coronet Theatre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Soma Books
This 2600-capacity venue hosts some of the most rocking club nights and live music events in town. Starting out life as a Victorian theatre - staging ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Soma Books

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Soma Books
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cuming Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
151 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 7 minutes from Soma Books
The worldwide collection of the Cuming Family accompanies exhibitions on the history of Southwark (from Roman times to the 19th century) in this unique museum. The ... More
 
 
 
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Soma Books
The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times ... More
 
 
 
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Tibetan Peace Gardens
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Soma Books
Buddhist garden in the grounds of the Imperial War Museum. Located in the ground of the Imperial War Museum, lies this fitting tribute to peace and the ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Soma Books

What are the best dining options near Soma Books London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
140 Newington Butts, Kennington, London SE11 | 1 minute from Soma Books
Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec provides some French flair in the heart of Kensington. Set inside a refurbished English pub, its a traditional bar and brasserie, that hosts ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lobster Pot
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
3 Kennington Lane, Kennington, Kennington, London SE11 | 1 minute from Soma Books
French seafood restaurant that puts the kitsch in kitchen. London isn’t particularly renowned for its seafood (nor for that matter is Kennington renowned for its restaurants) but ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dragon Castle
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
100 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 6 minutes from Soma Books
This impressive Cantonese restaurant is one of the first symbols of the glacially slow regeneration of Elephant & Castle. Occupying the attractive ground floor of one ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Soma Books

Near Soma Books
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Soma Books
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 24 minutes from Soma Books
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 28 minutes from Soma Books
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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Leisure near Soma Books

Soma Books gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 2 minutes from Soma Books
What is the oldest annual sporting event in the world? Where was the Roman Forum? How do I become Lord Mayor? What was (and is!) the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kennington Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Kennington Park Road, St. Agnes Place, Kennington, London SE11 | 8 minutes from Soma Books
This much loved open space in the south London borough of Lambeth has two parts; the Victorian Grade II listed park and the park extension to ... More
 
 
 
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Archbishop's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Soma Books
This immaculate 10 acre park is the largest green space on the Southbank. Once part of Lambeth Palaces private gardens, Archbishop Tait originally donated the ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Soma Books

The best pubs near London Soma Books.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duchy Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Sancroft Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 7 minutes from Soma Books
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Elephant and Castle Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Newington Causeway Road, SE1 | 8 minutes from Soma Books
After a lengthy closure, the historic Elephant and Castle pub reopened in summer 2016 revealing a re-imagined interior ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duke of Sussex
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Baylis Road, SE1 | 14 minutes from Soma Books
Part of Hippo Inns, The Duke of Sussex overlooking Waterloo Millennium Green gives locals a warm and welcoming place to enjoy ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Soma Books

Soma Books clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 6 minutes from Soma Books
A superbly designed two-room club and arts venue that captures the feeling of an illegal party in a squatted industrial space - while still being clean, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 8 minutes from Soma Books
Ten minutes from the nearest tube, in a drab and ugly corner of Oval, sits one of the most surreal nightlife experiences you can have in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bar Elba
London > Nightlife > Bars
Rooftop, Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 16 minutes from Soma Books
The first of its kind in the area, Bar Elba is a brand new rooftop cocktail bar in Waterloo. ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Soma Books

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Soma Books.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Soma Books
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Britain
London > Business > Venue Hire
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 19 minutes from Soma Books
Conference facilities can accomodate up to 1550 people.... More
 
 
 
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London County Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 20 minutes from Soma Books
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Islander: A New Musical
Theatre | Until 26th October 2019 

Southwark Playhouse 10 minutes walk from Soma Books

Helen Milne Productions present Amy Draper's epic musical set to a contemporary Scottish folk-inspired score in which the cast of ...More

Kudzanai-Violet Hwami: (15,952km)Vvia Trans-Sahara Hwy N1
Exhibitions | Until 15th December 2019 

Gasworks 12 minutes walk from Soma Books

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

What to Look for in the Garden: A Ladybird Books Exhibition
What to Look for in the Garden: A Ladybird Books Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 27th October 2019 

Garden Museum 14 minutes walk from Soma Books

Ladybird, the publishers who have been creating books for children since 1915, invite you to explore the outdoors with an ...More

 
Duckie: Princess 1719
Exhibitions | Until 20th November 2019 

Royal Vauxhall Tavern 14 minutes walk from Soma Books

Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More

Lungs
Lungs
Theatre | Until 9th November 2019 

Old Vic Theatre 15 minutes walk from Soma Books

The Crown's leading royal couple, Claire Foy and Matt Smith, star in Duncan Macmillan's story about a couple who want ...More

 
Blood Wedding
Theatre | Until 2nd November 2019 

The Young Vic 16 minutes walk from Soma Books

Yael Farber directs Federico Garcia Lorca's drama of a community gearing up for explosive violence in a version by Irish ...More

In A Word
Theatre | Until 2nd November 2019 

The Young Vic 16 minutes walk from Soma Books

Dadiow Lin directs the UK premiere staging of Lauren Yee's prize-winning drama about a mother in emotional turmoil on the ...More

Meet Florence Nightingale
Leisure | Until 26th October 2019 

Florence Nightingale Museum 16 minutes walk from Soma Books

Attractions & Museums, Tourist Attraction....More

Florence Nightingale And Scutari Hospital
Leisure | On 23rd October 2019 

Florence Nightingale Museum 16 minutes walk from Soma Books

Attractions & Museums, Tourist Attraction....More

Red Palace
Red Palace
Theatre | Until 12th January 2020 

The Vaults 17 minutes walk from Soma Books

Following on from last year's Divine Proportions, Shotgun Carousel return to The Vaults with another immersive experience, this time presenting ...More

 

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Winter at Vinegar Yard
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Vinegar Yard

Street food hotspot Vinegar Yard, which sits in the shadow of The Shard, is given ...More

 
Abigail's Bar
Abigail's Bar
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Abigail's Bar is a secret '70s cocktail den with a retro living room design inspired ...More

 
Other Side Fried
Other Side Fried
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The first bricks and mortar restaurant from fried chicken street food favourite Other Side Fried....More

 
Kin Cafe
Dining 

Founded by a father and son duo who wanted to create a comfortable, friendly space specialising in fresh and healthy food, Kin Café is a simple venue with strong principles....More

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Dining 

Catering to vegans who are craving something naughty, Temple of Seitan serves a menu of plant-based junk food....More

Temple of Seitan Hackney
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Catering to vegans who are craving something naughty, Temple of Seitan serves a menu of plant-based junk food....More

Lele's
Lele's
Dining 

Set up by former Pop Brixton Marketing Director Valentina Fois, Lele's is a vegan café ...More

 
Folie
Folie
Dining 

Taking diners on a journey from Marseille to Portofino through to St Tropez and Nice, ...More

 
Rosa's Thai Cafe Clapham Junction
Rosa's Thai Cafe Clapham Junction
Dining 

A south London branch of the popular Rosa's ...More

 
Muse
Muse
Dining 

A new venture from acclaimed chef Tom Aikens, Muse offers every guest a chefs' table ...More

 
Sam's Riverside
Sam's Riverside
Dining 

Overlooking Hammersmith Bridge and part of the redeveloped Riverside Studios, Sam's Riverside is a glamorous ...More

 
Christmas With Katherine Jenkins
Christmas With Katherine Jenkins
Concerts | On 12th December 

Royal Albert Hall

The Welsh singer's Christmas appearance at the Royal ...More

 
Snarky Puppy
Snarky Puppy
Concerts | On 14th November 

Royal Albert Hall

Grammy Award-winning collective fusing rock, jazz and funk elements....More

 
Royal Opera: Death In Venice
Royal Opera: Death In Venice
Concerts | From 21st November 

Royal Opera House

David McVicar directs a brand new Royal Opera ...More

 
Royal Opera: The Magic Flute
Royal Opera: The Magic Flute
Concerts | From 1st November 

Royal Opera House

David McVicar's classic production of Mozart's The Magic ...More

 
Dorrance Dance: Myelination and other works
Dorrance Dance: Myelination and other works
Dance | From 14th November 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Following the success of ETM: Double Down, performed ...More

 
Cyrano De Bergerac
Cyrano De Bergerac
Theatre | From 27th November 

Playhouse Theatre

James McAvoy returns to the West End starring as the soldier and poet with a ...More

 
Halloween at King's Cross
Halloween at King's Cross
Seasonal | On 31st October 

Granary Square

Shining a light on the dance of the dead, the skeleton squad will rise from ...More

 
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Top 10 Cocktail Bars in London
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Worlds Best 50 Bars in London
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The list of the World's 50 Best Bars was revealed in October 2019 and we learned that London has 10 of them. That's more than any other ...More

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