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Cheval Harrington Court Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £146  29% off
13 Harrington Road, SW7 | 2 minutes from Book Ends
With 33 open plan, one, two and three bedroom apartments, Cheval Harrington Court offers exceptional home living within the heart of South Kensington. The newly refurbished ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £81  34% off
100 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 5 minutes from Book Ends
Neighbours with the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum, the DoubleTree by Hilton - Kensington is in one of London's ... More
 
 
 
Sydney House Chelsea
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  32% off
9- 11 Sydney Street, SW3 | 5 minutes from Book Ends
The Sydney House Chelsea is a converted town house located in a Grade II listed building, just moments from the King's Road in London's fashionable Chelsea ... More
 
 
 
 
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Bond Street Antiques Centre
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
124 New Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 34 minutes from Book Ends
Internationally renowned for silver and jewellery, vintage watches and object d’art. 25 dealers offer their finds, including N Bloom & Son - a well known specialist ... More
 
 
 
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Sotheby's
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
34-35 New Bond Street, Fitzrovia, London W1K | 34 minutes from Book Ends
Founded in 1774, Sotheby's is the world’s oldest art auction house. Sales today command record sums for items. Notable sales range from 'Danseuse au Repos' ... More
 
 
 
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Christie's Fine Art Auctioneers
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
8 King Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 34 minutes from Book Ends
Established in 1776, Christie’s holds sales ranging from Old Masters to the contemporary arts. In 1990 it broke all records with the sale Van Gogh’s Portrait ... More
 
 
 
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La Cave a Fromage
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Book Ends
In true French style, this chic cheese shop piles its wares high and stinking, with no fridges, or glass barriers to stop customers getting in for ... More
 
 
 
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Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Book Ends
Superior florist directly opposite South Kensington Tube Station. They sell flowers to the great and good of this area and as you might expect, this means ... More
 
 
 
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Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Book Ends
Fishmonger Robin Moxon is regarded as one of the best suppliers of fish in London and is all too familiar with early morning trips to Billingsgate ... More
 
 
 
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Beatrix Potter's London
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th and 27th April 2017 at 10am-5.45pm & 28th April 2017 at 10am-10pm
Book Ends, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from Book Ends
To mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of the children's author behind The Tale Of Peter Rabbit, this display looks at the role of the ...More
 
 
 
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All About Piano! Festival
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 31st March to 2nd May 2017
Book Ends, 17 Queensberry Place, SW7 | 3 minutes from Book Ends
Launched in 2013 following the restoration of the Institut français' grand piano, All About Piano enters its fifth year, starting on Friday 31st March with international ...More
 
 
 
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Silver Speaks
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 8th March 2016 to 2nd July 2017 - 10am-5.45pm
Book Ends, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from Book Ends
An exhibition displaying work by practising British silversmiths, exploring the development of traditional silversmithing to the more contemporary practices....More
 
 
 
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Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Book Ends
The Cine Lumiere is a shining beacon for all fans of European and World cinema. Attached to the Institut Francais, its programme is varied and intelligent, ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Book Ends
The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Book Ends
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Book Ends
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Book Ends
The Victoria and Albert Museum (or V & A as everyone calls it) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Book Ends
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Book Ends
The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square - Exhibition
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
19 Exhibition Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Book Ends
One of the smallest restaurants in the Thai Square group, this intimate space has enough room to seat 48 people. The standard Thai cusine includes favourites ... More
 
 
 
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Casa Brindisa
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
7 - 9 Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Book Ends
Spanish Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Le Pain Quotidien
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
15-17 Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Book Ends
It all started with a loaf. Not just any loaf. Belgian chef Alain Coumont was intent on creating the perfect mix of water, flour and salt. ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Book Ends
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 16 minutes from Book Ends
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 18 minutes from Book Ends
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
 
 
 
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Book Ends
Downstairs from LA Fitness (keep going past the people who look like they're about to die on the running machines) you'll find G-Spa. A world away ... More
 
 
 
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Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 11 minutes from Book Ends
More than just a skincare shop, this branch of Lush on the Kings Road houses the Lush Spa. An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose ... More
 
 
 
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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
40 Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 12 minutes from Book Ends
The Knightsbrige branch of Space NK in Hans Crescent, right next to Harrods, is especially appealing - not only does it sell desirable toiletries, chic ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Book Ends.
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Book Ends
Affectionately referred to as "the Cod", this Knightsbridge boozer-come-gastropub has acquired a reputation for serving high quality, modern food in no-fuss, sleek surroundings. If you do ... More
 
 
 
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The Enterprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Book Ends
Bar ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 9 minutes from Book Ends
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Book Ends clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from Book Ends
The guys behind Boujis, Raffles and Mahiki - Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers - offer a party place ... More
 
 
 
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Book Ends
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
 
 
 
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Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 15 minutes from Book Ends
Opposite Kensington Palace, an area not known for its nightlife, Hyde Kensington cocktail bar has a drinks list by world ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Book Ends.
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Book Ends
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Book Ends
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
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The Great Hall, Imperial College
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from Book Ends
One of London's largest academic venues, the Imperial College London has a portfolio of more than 200 meeting and seminar rooms. Its largest conference room, The ... More
 
 
 
 

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All About Piano! Festival
All About Piano! Festival
Concerts | Until 2nd May 2017 

Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

Launched in 2013 following the restoration of the Institut français' grand piano, All About Piano enters its fifth year, starting ...More

 
Rachel Kneebone
Exhibitions | Until 14th January 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

The sculptor presents 399 Days, a monumental sculpture constricted from porcelain tiles worked and detailed figurative scenarios, as well as ...More

Chardin To Cezanne: Art And Innovation In Europe, 1720-1900
Exhibitions | Until 13th July 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

Exploring themes such as taste, the market and the avant-garde....More

Beatrix Potter's London
Exhibitions | Until 28th April 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

To mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of the children's author behind The Tale Of Peter Rabbit, this display ...More

Textiles: Ancient To Modern
Exhibitions | Until 13th July 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

Become familiar with textiles by examining techniques and designs from around the world....More

Silver Speaks
Exhibitions | Until 2nd July 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

An exhibition displaying work by practising British silversmiths, exploring the development of traditional silversmithing to the more contemporary practices....More

Sensational Butterflies
Sensational Butterflies
Kids Events | Until 17th September 2017 

Natural History Museum 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

From chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive at summer with the arrival of the tropical ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Natural History Museum 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

Swarming mayflies, ethereal killer whales and curious foxes are among the creatures captured on camera at this year's Wildlife Photographer ...More

 
Robots
Robots
Kids Events | Until 3rd September 2017 

Science Museum 4 minutes walk from Book Ends

Showcasing the evolution of modern robotics from a 1582 iron manikin to one of the first walking two-legged robots, the ...More

 
"The Stars" In The Round
Dance | Until 29th April 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 9 minutes walk from Book Ends

Amateur performing arts troupes from across the UK showcase their talents....More

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Canham
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Canham Restaurant serves up delicious British cuisine served using fresh ingredients in addition to wines sourced from small wineries....More

The Real Greek - Muswell Hill
Dining 

The Real Greek is passionate about authentic, traditional Greek food, and boasts unique sites across London...More

Valentina Battersea
Dining 

Founded back in 1991 in East Sheen, Valentina sees the Zoccola and Arcari families showcase their lifelong love of food and wine...More

Underbelly Festival
Underbelly Festival
Theatre | From 28th April 

Jubilee Gardens

This year, the Udderbelly Festival and London Wonderground merge together to form the Underbelly Festival....More

 
Margarita Rumble
Foodie Events | On 30th April 

The Yard

Make the most of the bank holiday weekend with the Margarita Rumble on Sunday....More

Nightfall
Nightfall
Theatre | From 28th April 

The Bridge Theatre

Laurie Sansom stars in Barney Norris' bruising drama set on a family farm outside Winchester, ...More

 
Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar
Theatre | From 20th January 

The Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner directs a promenade staging of Shakespeare's bloodthirsty tragedy in which Caesar returns to ...More

 
Young Marx
Young Marx
Theatre | From 18th October 

The Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner directs the world premiere staging of Richard Bean and Clive Coleman's historical comedy ...More

 
Mildmay Festival Of Nature
Kids Events | From 6th May 

Newington Green

Community & Lifestyle, Family Event....More

Bold Tendencies
Bold Tendencies
Exhibitions | From 19th May 

Peckham Rye Multistory Car Park

The disused Peckham Rye Multi-Storey Car Park is put to good use over the summer ...More

 
VRX Europe 2017
VRX Europe 2017
Exhibitions | From 11th May 

Park Plaza Victoria Hotel

UK and Europe's most senior leadership enterprise VR/AR conference and expo, VRX Europe comes to ...More

 
Art Beats
Art Beats
Exhibitions | On 12th May 

Old Spitalfields Market

New one-day event Art Beats launches at Old Spitalfields Market this May. ...More

 
London Pizza Festival
London Pizza Festival
Foodie Events | On 28th May 

Borough Market

Launched to celebrate London's transformation into a pizza-mad metropolis, the London Pizza Festival returns this ...More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
 
 
 
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