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Swan & EdgarLiterary lovers will feel very much at home at the Swan & Edgar, Marylebone's boozer with a bookish theme. Not only is the bar made up of piled high book spines but there are regular poetry readings, book signings, quizzes and societies adding a learned air to this particular pub. The bar does also serve its traditional purpose - aiding in the consumption of alcohol. Well, we often find drinking only adds to the understanding of hefty tomes that can otherwise seem out of our intellectual reach. But it's not all 'War & Peace', 'Mills & Boon' readers are welcome too and there are books of every genre to enjoy while sipping on a pint or indulging in some shepherd's pie. The Swan & Edgar (taking its name from the bygone Piccadilly Circus department store) is brought to you by the same people behind the small but perfectly retro bar/tea house Bourne & Hollingsworth (another well known name in retailer heaven), in Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia. With this Marylebone venture, they've taken on a larger premises as well as London's literary luvvies - it's a novel approach (sorry) and one that we think works well.

 

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Landmark London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £217  34% off
222 Marylebone Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Swan & Edgar
The Landmark London certainly lives up to its name, occupying an imposing Victorian building on Marylebone Road originally known as The Great Central Hotel. This landmark ... More
 
 
 
Holmes Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £150  39% off
83 Chiltern Street, W1U | 6 minutes from Swan & Edgar
Holmes Hotel London is a conversion of two five-floor, 18th century houses, accommodating 119 clean, contemporary and individually furnished bedrooms. Frosted glass and cream tiles in ... More
 
 
 
Montagu Place Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £146  37% off
2-3 Montagu Place, W1H | 7 minutes from Swan & Edgar
Located in the heart of Marylebone, this intimate hotel is housed in a Grade II listed Georgian townhouse near Baker Street, Marble Arch and the world ... More
 
 
 
 
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50/54 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 9 minutes from Swan & Edgar
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44 Blandford Street, W1U | 10 minutes from Swan & Edgar
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62 Seymour Street , W1H | 12 minutes from Swan & Edgar
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd July to 7th September 2019 - Various Times
Swan & Edgar, 52-54 Bell Street, NW1 | 6 minutes from Swan & Edgar
This exhibition, curated by Victor Wang, explores work by the contemporary Chinese artists, Aaajiao, Li Binyuan, Lin Tianmiao, Ma Qiusha, Wang Youshen, Xiang Jing, Shen Xin, ...More
 
 
 
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25 Years Of Atlas Gallery
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Swan & Edgar, 49 Dorset Street, W1U | 8 minutes from Swan & Edgar
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The Screen on Baker Street
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96-98 Baker Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 6 minutes from Swan & Edgar
Two intimate screening rooms, plush seating and high-tech facilities make The Screen on Baker Street a good choice for film lovers in the area. Tucked away ... More
 
 
 
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Cockpit Theatre
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Gateforth Street, Marylebone, London NW8 | 6 minutes from Swan & Edgar
A vibrant fringe theatre in Marylebone, the Cockpit Theatre was designed by Edward Mendelsohn and built in 1969-70. Notable as London's first purpose-built theatre in-the-round since ... More
 
 
 
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Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park
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Inner Circle, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 11 minutes from Swan & Edgar
If stuffy auditoriums aren't your thing, the Open Air Theatre in the heart of Regent's Park offers a chance to enjoy quality theatre under a star-lit ... More
 
 
 
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Madame Tussauds
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Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Swan & Edgar
In 1835, Marie Tussaud - former sculptor to the court of Louis XVI - established a sideshow of waxworks of famous contemporary and historical figures (not ... More
 
 
 
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Ambika P3
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35 Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Swan & Edgar
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London Central Mosque
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146 Park Road, Marylebone, London NW8 | 8 minutes from Swan & Edgar
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Alfies Antiques Market, 13-25 Church Street, Marylebone, London NW8 | 6 minutes from Swan & Edgar
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13-25 Church Street, Marylebone, London NW8 | 6 minutes from Swan & Edgar
Alfie's, one of the largest indoor antique markets in London, is a well known secret among decorators and interior designers who come to trawl the stalls ... More
 
 
 
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Cabbages and Frocks Market
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St Marylebone Parish Church Grounds, Marylebone High Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 9 minutes from Swan & Edgar
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32 Ivor Place, Marylebone, London NW1 | 1 minute from Swan & Edgar
Egyptian cuisine. Booking advised. Separate room for parties. ... More
 
 
 
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Dorset Square Hotel, 39 Dorset Square, Marylebone, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Swan & Edgar
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222 Maryleborne Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Swan & Edgar
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118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 12 minutes from Swan & Edgar
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19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 16 minutes from Swan & Edgar
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15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 19 minutes from Swan & Edgar
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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Landmark Hotel, 222 Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Swan & Edgar
The spa in the basement of the Landmark London hotel is small but spoiling with luxury ESPA treatments and the use of the 15-metre swimming pool. ... More
 
 
 
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York Bridge Road, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Swan & Edgar
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Royal College Of Physicians 14 minutes walk from Swan & Edgar

Running throughout the summer, Catch Your Breath at the Royal College of Physicians explores respiration and how breathing is far ...More

 
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RIBA Architecture Gallery 15 minutes walk from Swan & Edgar

Architectural design studio You+Pea has created Playing the Picturesque, an interactive installation exploring the boundaries between virtual and physical space. ...More

 
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Wigmore Hall 15 minutes walk from Swan & Edgar

The cellist, accompanied by Aaron Pilsan on piano, plays Debussy's Cello Sonata, Prokofiev's Cello Sonata In C, Shostakovich's Cello Sonata ...More

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Wigmore Hall 15 minutes walk from Swan & Edgar

The soprano, accompanied by Richard Sisson on piano, sings The Great American Songbook including Harold Arlen, Richard Rodgers, David Shire, ...More

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