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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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Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £92  31% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 1 minute from Borders Books
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
3 South Place, EC2M | 5 minutes from Borders Books
Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  33% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 6 minutes from Borders Books
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to Borders Books
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Bookartbookshop
London > Shopping > Books
17 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 14 minutes from Borders Books
We love this great little book shop. As the name suggests, you'll find books on art but, more specifically, they specialise in artists' books - and ... 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 | 29 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 | 31 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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Shopping near Borders Books

The best shops and markets near Borders Books
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Flittner
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
86 Moorgate, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Borders Books
An old-fashioned barber’s patronised by city gentlemen and established in 1904. As well as a shampoo and cut you can also have the traditional hot towel ... More
 
 
 
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Beau Gems
London > Shopping > Jewellery
26 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 4 minutes from Borders Books
A high-class repair service for all varieties of damaged items. Antique jewellery and second-hand designer watches are on offer.... More
 
 
 
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Penhaligon's
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
8 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 4 minutes from Borders Books
130-year-old scent emporium with royal warrants. For a sweet-smelling, sensory overload, Penhaligon’s has to be the place to go. From the original Hammam Bouquet to the Winston ... More
 
 
 
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Daniel Silver: Human Activity
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th July 2019 to 11th January 2020 - Various Times
Borders Books, 50 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 4 minutes from Borders Books
Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More
 
 
 
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Sam Warburton - Signing copies of Open Side
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 19th September 2019 - 12.30pm
Borders Books, 1-3 Whittington Avenue, Leadenhall Market, EC3V | 6 minutes from Borders Books
Uniquely successful and unquestionably talented as he may be, it is Sam Warburton's intelligence and strategic thinking that set him apart on the rugby field. This ...More
 
 
 
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Geoff Dunbar: Art Into Animation
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 11th July to 30th September 2019 - Various Times
Borders Books, Silk Street, EC2Y | 7 minutes from Borders Books
Original animation artwork from a selection of films including Rupert The Bear, The World Of Peter Rabbit and The Frog Song....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Borders Books

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Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 3 minutes from Borders Books
Empty for four years, the building next to Drapers Hall and behind the Bank of England which used to be Throgmortons became Heroes Grotto of Comedy ... More
 
 
 
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Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
1 Milton Street, Barbican, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Borders Books
Milton Court, opened in September 2013, provides the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with state-of-the-art performance and teaching facilities. The £89 million building on Silk ... More
 
 
 
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Guildhall School Of Music And Drama
London > Entertainment > Arts and Drama
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Borders Books
Part of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama , this is Grade II-listed building on Silk Street houses the Silk Street ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Borders Books
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Tower 42 - formerly NatWest Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N | 3 minutes from Borders Books
At 601 feet, Tower 42 was the first skyscraper in the City of London when it was officially opened in June 1981 by Her Majesty ... More
 
 
 
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Bank of England Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R | 4 minutes from Borders Books
Sorry, no free samples here but you can get your hands on a real gold bar. Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of England ... More
 
 
 
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Guildhall Yard
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 4 minutes from Borders Books
The courtyard between the Guildhall Art Gallery and the church of St Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall Yard is ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near Borders Books London?
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K-10
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
20 Copthall Avenue, City, London EC2R | 1 minute from Borders Books
Japanese cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
62 London Wall, City, London EC2M | 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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Mehek Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
45 London Wall, Moorgate,, City, London EC2M | 1 minute from Borders Books
Translating to 'fragrance' in English, Mehek promises "a wonderful aroma of high-quality Indian cuisine." Think fine dining, Indian-style. Having snatched an AA rosette in addition to ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Borders Books

Near Borders Books
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 11 minutes from Borders Books
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 11 minutes from Borders Books
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 12 minutes from Borders Books
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
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Borders Books gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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The Garden at 120
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
120 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | 8 minutes from Borders Books
Owned by Italy's largest insurance firm, Generali, and designed by Eric Parry Architects, Fen Court is a fifteen story state-of-the-art office block which houses ... More
 
 
 
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 9 minutes from Borders Books
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 13 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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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 5 minutes from Borders Books
One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
 
 
 
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The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Borders Books
A Geronimo Inns pub in the City, The White Horse gives city workers a bright, airy space to eat, drink and relax and its pub garden ... More
 
 
 
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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 6 minutes from Borders Books
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
 
 
 
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Borders Books clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Spritz & Giggles
London > Nightlife > Bars
37 Broadgate Circle, EC2M | 4 minutes from Borders Books
This summer a beach bar serving Aperol Spritz pops up in Broadgate Circle. Spritz & Giggles combines lush foliage and greenery with table tennis and foosball ... More
 
 
 
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Mrs Fogg's Maritime Club and Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
37 Broadgate Circle, EC2M | 4 minutes from Borders Books
The latest bar from Mr Fogg's family has its own gin distillery and the Rangoon Steamer ship inside. Inspired by Mr Fogg's better ... More
 
 
 
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Reserve Bar Stock Exchange
London > Nightlife > Bars
46 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 5 minutes from Borders Books
Reserve Bar Stock Exchange in the City uses the stock market model to price its drinks - prices change in line with their popularity on the ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Borders Books.
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Guildhall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 4 minutes from Borders Books
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 2000 people.... More
 
 
 
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Gibson Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 4 minutes from Borders Books
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Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 4 minutes from Borders Books
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325 years, 325 objects
Exhibitions | Until 15th May 2020 

Bank of England Museum 4 minutes walk from Borders Books

Exhibitions & Art, Crafts....More

Daniel Silver: Human Activity
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2020 

Bloomberg SPACE 4 minutes walk from Borders Books

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Sam Warburton - Signing copies of Open Side
Exhibitions | On 19th September 2019 

Waterstone's - Leadenhall Market 6 minutes walk from Borders Books

Uniquely successful and unquestionably talented as he may be, it is Sam Warburton's intelligence and strategic thinking that set him ...More

Geoff Dunbar: Art Into Animation
Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2019 

Barbican Centre 7 minutes walk from Borders Books

Original animation artwork from a selection of films including Rupert The Bear, The World Of Peter Rabbit and The Frog ...More

London Symphony Orchestra
Concerts | Until 19th September 2019 

Barbican Centre 7 minutes walk from Borders Books

Sir Simon Rattle conducts Brahms's Piano Concerto No 2 with Emanuel Ax and Rachmaninov's Symphony No 2....More

Beasts of London
Beasts of London
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Museum of London 8 minutes walk from Borders Books

From the soaring eagle to the infectious bacterium, Beasts of London shows the history of London, seen from the perspective ...More

 
The Fancy Fork
The Fancy Fork
Foodie Events | Until 23rd July 2020 

Farmer J 8 minutes walk from Borders Books

As the afternoon rolls into evening Israeli chef Shuli Wimer joins Farmer J in Monument to give us The Fancy ...More

 
Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds, The Immersive Experience
Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds, The Immersive Experience
Theatre | Until 13th November 2019 

The Hallmark Building 8 minutes walk from Borders Books

Jeff Wayne's epic 1978 musical version of War of the Worlds has been brought to life as an immersive VR ...More

 
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Las Mexicanas
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Las Mexicanas
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 4th October 2019 

The Queen Of Hoxton 9 minutes walk from Borders Books

Tacos, tequila and giant frozen margaritas are the order of the day at the Queen of Hoxton Rooftop, which takes ...More

 
Al Murphy: False Advertising
Al Murphy: False Advertising
Exhibitions | Until 17th November 2019 

The Book Club 11 minutes walk from Borders Books

The Book Club in Shoreditch will transform into a giant billboard this September thanks to Al Murphy's new exhibition, False ...More

 

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Celebrating 100 years of the Negroni, Henrietta Hotel in Covent Garden has created the Experimental ...More

 
Cineworld Leicester Square
Entertainment 

Cineworld on the north side of Leicester Square is a state-of-the-art nine screen cinema in the centre of London which shows the latest releases and big blockbuster movies....More

A Nightmare On Antics Street
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Electric Ballroom

Antics DJs Richard Titchener and Matt Terris bring a thrilling Halloween party to the Electric Ballroom in Camden Town with scary decor, prizes for worst and best outfits ...More

Stranger Things Halloween Party
Stranger Things Halloween Party
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EartH

DJ Yoda brings a Stranger Things themed party ...More

 
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ANTS at fabric
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Fabric Nightclub

Ibiza club night ANTS heads to London superclub fabric in Farringdon to host a Halloween ...More

 
Le Deli Robuchon
Le Deli Robuchon
Dining 

The legacy of the late French chef, Joel Robuchon, can be found in this Mayfair ...More

 
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Oktoberfest at Pop Brixton
Foodie Events | From 11th October 

Pop Brixton

Pop Brixton will once again join in on ...More

 
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The Cursed Voyage of HMS Berners
Seasonal | On 31st October 

Berners Tavern

The dress code for The London EDITION's Halloween ...More

 
Fright Club: Jitters
Fright Club: Jitters
Comedy | On 31st October 

The Comedy Pub

A fright-tastic comedy show, Jitters blends morbid magic with ghoulish giggles, taking its audience on ...More

 
Northern Ballet: Dracula
Northern Ballet: Dracula
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Royal Opera House

Northern Ballet's adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula comes to the Royal Opera House but before ...More

 
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Vue West End

Broadcast live by satellite from Leeds Playhouse to ...More

 
The Drumsheds
The Drumsheds
Entertainment 

From the creators of Printworks, The Drumsheds is a warehouse and outdoor space that's perfect ...More

 
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Southbank Centre

Sheffield based ensemble Forced Entertainment stages a tragi-comic mime show set in the ruins of a broken world at the Southbank Centre this October. Out Of Order starts with a troupe of hapless clowns huddled ...More

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ONEROOM Gallery is a converted Victorian warehouse in Shoreditch split over four floors with a private terrace....More

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Le Comptoir Robuchon
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Le Comptoir Robuchon puts the focus on the late chef Joel Robuchon's original small plates ...More

 
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Beano Studios
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The London HQ for Beano, the UK's longest running weekly comic, first published in 1938....More

 
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Sticks'n'Sushi, Soho
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