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American-owned bookshop chain and one of around 25 Borders shops in London alone from Brent Cross to Broadgate. Founders Tom and Louis Borders bought Books Etc in 1997 expanding their foot hold on England’s book shops. It’s a hold that doesn’t seem to have been weakened by the success of online book stores like Amazon. Alongside books on everything from autobiography to art is a wide choice of CDs, DVDs, magazines and gifts.

 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  27% off
1-2 Serjeant's Inn, EC4Y | 1 minute from Borders Books
Amazing hotel, located right in the heart of the city. The Apex Temple Court Hotel is a landmark building that has been converted into a four ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  29% off
19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 5 minutes from Borders Books
Located in the very heart of the Square Mile, Crowne Plaza London The City is a newly renovated hotel set on the site of Henry VIII's ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  30% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 7 minutes from Borders Books
This neat and simple hotel gets all the basics right. The prices are sensible, the rooms are simply and attractively decorated, there's a decent little bistro, ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Books nearest Borders Books

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Gekoski
London > Shopping > Books
Pied Bull Yard, 15 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 13 minutes from Borders Books
Based in Bloomsbury, beside the British Museum, it's not surprising R. A. Gekoski Booksellers has a particular interest in the Bloomsbury Group. Established in 1982, it's ... 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 | 13 minutes from Borders 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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London Review Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
14 Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 13 minutes from Borders Books
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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The best shops and markets near Borders Books
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The Natural Kitchen
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
15-17 New Street Square, Fetter Lane, City, London EC4A | 2 minutes from Borders Books
Organic, wild and artisan food is supplied by the likes of the River Cottage at this food emporium which, is the second Natural Kitchen to open ... More
 
 
 
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Ede & Ravenscroft
London > Shopping > Clothing
93 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Borders Books
Founded in Aldwych in 1689 Ede and Ravenscroft has the rare distinction of being the tailors and robe makers of choice for twelve coronations and holds ... More
 
 
 
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London Silver Vaults
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
Chancery House 53-64 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Borders Books
This is a collection of thirty shops containing the largest display of silver under one roof in the world. Also included are high class jewellery and ... More
 
 
 
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Wren Recital Series - Arias & Philanthrophy
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 27th April 2017 - 7.45pm
Borders Books, 5 St Andrew Street, Holborn, EC4A | 4 minutes from Borders Books
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London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 4th January to 28th June 2017 - 9.30pm-1am
Borders Books, Temple Station, Temple Place, WC2R | 6 minutes from Borders Books
Hip hop, R&B and party anthems from resident DJs....More
 
 
 
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Jackit - Boat Party
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 29th April 2017 - 8pm-3am
Borders Books, Temple Pier Victoria Embankment, WC2R | 6 minutes from Borders Books
House, tech house and techno from Theo Komp, Bobby Davis, Argent, Ty Browne, Marco Colomba, Ben Lauder, Daniel Anthony, Max, Paul-Jack It, Tony and Klaudio....More
 
 
 
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Volupte Lounge
London > Entertainment > Theatres
9 Norwich Street, Holborn, London EC4A | 3 minutes from Borders Books
Quirky, alternative cabaret club. From cream teas to secret organic cocktails, cabaret and comedy, Kuki La-Belle and Delores von Cotier’s cheeky club combines the naughty with the ... More
 
 
 
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The Funny Side of Covent Garden (Upstairs at The George)
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
213 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Borders Books
The Funny Side comedy group runs comedy clubs in three locations in London, including the flagship Covent Garden venue above The George pub which puts on ... More
 
 
 
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HMS President
London > Entertainment >
Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 5 minutes from Borders Books
One of the last three surviving warships of the Royal Navy built during the First World War and the first type of warship built specifically for ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Borders Books
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Temple Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fleet Street, Temple, Holborn, London EC4Y | 2 minutes from Borders Books
Temple Church sits within the Inner Temple of the Inns of Court, and was originally consecrated in 1185 as the spiritual and actual home of the ... More
 
 
 
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New Street Square
London > Attractions >
New Street Square, City, London EC4A | 3 minutes from Borders Books
Just off New Fetter Lane, New Street Square is a quiet space in Holborn where you can shop and stop off for a bite to eat. ... More
 
 
 
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Middle Temple Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from Borders Books
Middle Temple Hall, completed in 1574, is late-Gothic in style. Its attractions are a rare double-hammer beam roof, an intricately carved screen (which, although heavily damaged ... More
 
 
 
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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
170 Fleet Street, Holborn, London EC4A | 1 minute from Borders Books
Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
 
 
 
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28-50 Fetter Lane
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
140 Fetter Lane, Holborn, London EC4A | 1 minute from Borders Books
An unpretentious wine bar and restaurant off the busy Fleet Street 28-50 Fetter Lane is owned by restaurateurs Agnar Sverrisson and Xavier Rousset who set up ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
28 Fleet Street, Holborn, London EC4Y | 1 minute from Borders Books
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Borders Books

Near Borders Books
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 5 minutes from Borders Books
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from Borders Books
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 8 minutes from Borders 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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Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 4 minutes from Borders Books
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
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Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from Borders Books
The largest public square in London, Lincoln's Inn Fields has a rich and varied history. In 1683 it was the site of the public beheading of ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 7 minutes from Borders Books
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Borders Books.
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Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese
London > Nightlife > Pubs
145 Fleet Street, City, London EC4A | 2 minutes from Borders Books
Sprawling 17th century tavern with rabbit-warren of bars and a rich history. Steeped in history, this pub’s story stretches back through the reigns of fifteen monarchs. While ... More
 
 
 
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The Tipperary
London > Nightlife > Pubs
66 Fleet Street, City, London EC4Y | 2 minutes from Borders Books
Visit this pub and you'll soon find out it's really not a long way to Tipperary. In fact it's merely a ten minute walk (stumble) ... More
 
 
 
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The White Swan
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
108 Fetter Lane, Holborn, London EC4A | 3 minutes from Borders Books
Tucked into a quiet corner near Lincoln's Inn Fields, The White Swan is an absolute delight. The owners, Tom and Ed Martin, also run The Gun ... More
 
 
 
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Borders Books clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Humble Grape Fleet Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 St Brides Passage, Fleet Street, EC4Y | 3 minutes from Borders Books
A wine bar and shop selling wines directly from independent vineyards, Humble Grape opened its first wine bar and shop in Battersea ... More
 
 
 
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Bounce Farringdon
London > Nightlife > Bars
121 Holborn, Holborn, London EC1N | 5 minutes from Borders Books
Paddles at the ready! Europe's first social ping-pong club has arrived in London and, quite brilliantly, is built in the exact spot that table tennis was ... More
 
 
 
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Bleeding Heart Bistro
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1 | 7 minutes from Borders Books
Set in an attractive cobbled courtyard, this candlelit bistro/wine bar is a taste of an older, more civilised world. Uniformed French waiters glide unobtrusively between tables ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Borders Books.
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Middle Temple Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Plowden Buildings Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from Borders Books
Middle Temple Hall, completed in 1574, is late-Gothic in style. Its attractions are a rare double-hammer beam roof, an intricately carved screen (which, although heavily damaged ... More
 
 
 
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Two Temple Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
Two Temple Place, Holborn, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Borders Books
With its castle like façade and a striking interior, Two Temple Place is one of London's most prestigious settings for corporate and private events. As well ... More
 
 
 
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Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
Treasury Office, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Borders Books
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The Lyceum Theatre 10 minutes walk from Borders Books

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Strand Palace Hotel 10 minutes walk from Borders Books

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The Royal Opera: The Exterminating Angel
Concerts | Until 8th May 2017 

Royal Opera House 12 minutes walk from Borders Books

Thomas Ades conducts a cast of world-class singers in the UK premiere of his latest opera, inspired by Luis Bunuel's ...More

 
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Royal Opera House 12 minutes walk from Borders Books

Kenneth Macmillan's harrowing tale of Crown Prince Rudolf's passage from a lonely youth, through a series of affairs, and finally ...More

 
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He started out in the early 1990s photographing clubbers for i-D magazine, in 2000 he won the Turner prize in ...More

 
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Concerts | On 27th April 2017 

Southbank Centre 13 minutes walk from Borders Books

Brad Lubman conducts the ensemble for a performance of GF Haas's In Vain For 24 Instruments....More

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