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Days Hotel London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  29% 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 £98  27% 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
 
 
 
The Bridge Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £35  42% off
30 Borough Road, SE1 | 11 minutes from Soma Books
Located just south of the River Thames, The Bridge Hotel is the perfect accommodation choice for those wishing to explore the many sights and attractions London ... 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
 
 
 
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Stanfords
London > Shopping > Books
12-14 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 33 minutes from Soma Books
Intrepid explorers already know where to travel for the best selection of maps and travel books. Stanfords should be the first pit stop on any journey. ... 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, new Italian market Mercato Metropolitano has no shortage of artisanal talent. Housed in a disused paper factory, it brings together bakers, fishmongers, ... 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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West End Wendies Open Mic
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 11th May to 21st December 2017 - 7pm-11pm
Soma Books, 140 Newington Butts, SE11 | 1 minute from Soma Books
...More
 
 
 
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Gilgamesh
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 20th and Saturday 21st October 2017 - 7pm
Soma Books, 138 Kennington Park Road, SE11 | 6 minutes from Soma Books
...More
 
 
 
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On The 5th Day
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 21st October 2017 - 11pm-6am
Soma Books, Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, SE17 | 6 minutes from Soma Books
Dance, electronic and techno across two rooms supplied by Etapp Kyle, Takaaki Itoh, YYYY, Abstract Man, Michael Wells and Gertie....More
 
 
 
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Near Soma Books
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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
 
 
 
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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
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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?
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
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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
 
 
 
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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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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 16 minutes from Soma Books
The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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On The 5th Day
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 21st October 2017 

Corsica Studios 6 minutes walk from Soma Books

Dance, electronic and techno across two rooms supplied by Etapp Kyle, Takaaki Itoh, YYYY, Abstract Man, Michael Wells and Gertie....More

Gilgamesh
Theatre | Until 21st October 2017 

White Bear Theatre 6 minutes walk from Soma Books

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Afghanistan: Reflections On Helmand
Exhibitions | Until 26th November 2017 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 7 minutes walk from Soma Books

Objects, photography and video and audio interviews examine the British arrival in Helmand province and how this led to escalated ...More

Awol
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 21st October 2017 

Ministry of Sound 10 minutes walk from Soma Books

A whole host of DJs, including Randall, Kenny Ken, Logan D, Voltage and Pied Piper will be dropping their best ...More

Out Of Office
Exhibitions | Until 26th October 2017 

Morley Gallery 10 minutes walk from Soma Books

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The Only Thing A Great Actress Needs Is A Great Play And The Desire To Succeed
Theatre | Until 21st October 2017 

Southwark Playhouse 10 minutes walk from Soma Books

Vaca35 Teatro En Grupo presents a contemporary comedy-drama exploring the reality of poverty and marginalisation, in which two Mexican household ...More

A Day By The Sea
Theatre | Until 28th October 2017 

Southwark Playhouse 10 minutes walk from Soma Books

Two's Company and Karl Sydow, in association with Master Media Ltd, present NC Hunter's 1950s comedy-drama, in which a work-obsessed ...More

Keith Piper - Jet Black Futures 1
Exhibitions | Until 29th October 2017 

Beaconsfield 11 minutes walk from Soma Books

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Duckie
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th December 2017 

Royal Vauxhall Tavern 14 minutes walk from Soma Books

Resident DJs Readers Wifes spin pop and indie, hosted by Amy Lame....More

The Secret Keeper
Theatre | Until 23rd October 2017 

Oval House 14 minutes walk from Soma Books

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The Grand, Clapham

The Grand, Clapham pays homage to the finest ...More

 
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Jermyn Street Theatre

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Serpentine Sackler Gallery

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After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market - the queue stretched all the way down Brick Lane - it's coming back this November. Hosted by the Truman Markets and King Cook of ...More

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SSE Arena, Wembley

In 2017, the MTV European Music Awards (EMAs) are to be held in London for the first time in 21 years. Coming to Wembley's SSE Arena in November, the awards will be hosted by Rita ...More

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