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Well known Soho bookshop with licensed sex shop downstairs and neon lights advertising 'XXX booths' in the window. However, it's not the sole preserve of dirty old men in macs - you can also find good deals on perfectly respectable books from the classics to cookery stacked up on the shelves on the entry level ground floor. There are plenty of adult bookshops in this part of Soho - many mixing up erotic literature with fashion tomes and coffee table books. Whether this is the 'original' such shop remains to be seen but it's certainly been here on Brewer Street for as long as we can remember.

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    The Shaftesbury Premier London Piccadilly London

    The Shaftesbury Premier London Piccadilly

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    65-73 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6EX 2 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    Discover the Shaftesbury Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland. Each of the 62 fully air-conditioned bedrooms boasts luxury fittings, state of the art telecommunications and ...More

    Every Hotel Piccadilly London

    Every Hotel Piccadilly

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    Coventry Street, London, W1D 6BZ 4 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    Located right next to Leicester Square, in the heart of London's West End, the Every Hotel Piccadilly is the perfect hotel for those wanting to enjoy ...More

    Cafe Royal Hotel London

    Cafe Royal Hotel

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    68 Regent Street, London, W1B 4DY 4 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    Café Royal is a 160-bedroom 5-star luxury hotel on Regent Street, in London's city centre overlooking Piccadilly Circus. The hotel has conference facilities, a cafe, bar ...More

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    Quaritch

    5-8 Lower John Street, Soho, W1F 9AU 3 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    Quaritch has a long history of buying and selling rare books. German founder Bernard Quaritch established the shop in 1847. He soon made a name for ...More

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    Foyles - Charing Cross Road

    107 Charing Cross Road, Soho, WC2H 0DU 4 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    Great British bookshop Foyles has been trading since 1903 and in 2014 it moves out of its home for more than 80 years at 113-119 Charing ...More

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    Grant & Cutler at Fowles

    113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, WC2H 0EB 4 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    Originally a foreign language book shop (indeed arguably the best in London), Grant & Cutler at Fowles now stocks an impressive array of World Cinema titles ...More

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    Lina Stores

    18 Brewer Street, Soho, W1F 0SH 1 minute away from Soho Original Books

    A wonderful old delicatessen offering all the traditional Italian basics as well as a superb selection of fresh pasta with different fillings and homemade sausages. There ...More

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    The Lounge Soho

    26 Peter Street, Soho, W1F 0AH 1 minute away from Soho Original Books

    The well-established Lounge Soho can boast about their session-work for style, trend-setting glossies such as Dazed, Arena and British Vogue but it’s their friendly, welcoming and ...More

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    Palace Skateboards

    26 Brewer Street, Soho, W1F 0SW 1 minute away from Soho Original Books

    Founded by South Bank skate member, Lev Tanju, Palace has become London's most famous skate brand not only at home but worldwide. This Brewer Street store, ...More

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    The Painkiller

    Dates: 5th March to 30th April 2016
    Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0HH 6 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    Sean Foley directs this adaptation of Francis Veber's classic play, The Painkiller, as part of Kenneth Branagh's five-play season at the Garrick Theatre. The production sees ...More

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    War Horse

    Dates: 28th March 2009 to 13th February 2016
    New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, WC2B 5PW 10 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More

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    The Play That Goes Wrong

    Dates: 5th September 2014 to 5th September 2015
    Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, London, WC2B 5LA 12 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More

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    Gielgud Theatre

    Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, W1D 6AR 1 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    From the outside, the Gielgud Theatre is an impressive sight, towering four storeys over Shaftesbury Avenue, its height further emphasized by the turret on top. The ...More

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    Picturehouse Central

    Great Windmill Street, Soho, W1D 7DH 2 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    A vast and much needed improvement on the old Cineworld cinema in the Trocodero, Picturehouse Central opened in June 2015 and was treated to a full ...More

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    Ronnie Scott's

    47 Frith Street, Soho, W1D 4HT 2 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    The legendary Ronnie Scott's has been a Mecca for the international jazz community since 1959. Created by music-lovers for music-lovers, it has played host to almost ...More

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    Lights Of Soho

    Brewer Street, Soho, W1F 0RU 1 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    A new gallery space dedicated to light art. ...More

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    Soho

    Soho, W1D 5JX 2 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    Soho, the set of streets and alleyways between Oxford Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Charing Cross Road and Regent Street is one of the most cosmopolitan parts of ...More

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    Horse and Dolphin Yard

    Soho, W1D 5AZ 3 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    Walking from Gerrard Street to Shaftesbury Avenue in the Chinatown area of Soho you'll come across the pedestrianised Horse & Dolphin Yard which gets its name ...More

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    Randall & Aubin

    16 Brewer Street, Soho, W1F 0SQ 1 minute away from Soho Original Books

    Something of a Soho institution, Randall & Aubin is perennially buzzing. In summer the windows open out onto Brewer Street and the freshly iced seafood tempts ...More

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    Snog

    9 Brewer Street, Soho, W1F0RG 1 minute away from Soho Original Books

    We love snog - it's got it all, great look, great yogurt (organic and fat -free) and tempting toppings (certainly not fat-free, but delicious). The shops ...More

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    Yalla Yalla

    1 Green's Court, Soho, W1F 0HA 1 minute away from Soho Original Books

    Excellent Lebanese street food is served in this small restaurant tucked away in a back street of Soho. Yalla Yalla offers budget priced Beirut street food ...More

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    Cookery School London
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    Cookery School

    15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, W1W 8BW 9 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    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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    English [Out There!]

    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, WC1A 1NH 9 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ...More

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    L'Atelier des Chefs

    19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, W1U 1PH 12 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ...More

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    Urban Golf Soho

    33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, W1F 9NW 2 minutes away from Soho Original 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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    AWAY Spa W London

    10 Wardour Street, Soho, W1D 6QF 3 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    On the 6th floor of the W London the AWAY Spa certainly takes you away from the manic pace of life in Leicester Square ...More

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    Triyoga

    Unit 2.4-2.6 Kingly Court, Soho, W1B5PW 4 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    On the second floor of the Kingly Court complex off Carnaby Street, Triyoga offers busy city people a refuge where they can centre themselves. One of ...More

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    Endurance

    90 Berwick Street,, Soho, W1F 0QB 2 minutes away from Soho Original Books

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    Waxy O'Connor's

    14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, W1D 6DF 2 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ...More

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    Waxy's Little Sister

    20 Wardour Street, Soho, W1D 6QG 3 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    If you're not up for the hectic atmosphere of Waxy O'Connors it might be worth slipping across the street to her infinitely more tranquil Little Sister. ...More

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    Comedy Camp

    3 Archer Street, Soho, W1D 7AP 1 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    Excellent, intimate bar with a mainly gay crowd in the middle of Soho, boasting the usual combination of expensive but superior cocktails and finger food, ...More

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    Admiral Duncan

    54 Old Compton Street, Soho, W1D 4UB 2 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    This once staid gay pub has been the subject of much media attention in the wake of 1999’s tragic bomb attack. Today, it is a gathering ...More

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    La Casa del Habano

    100 Wardour Street, Soho, W1F 0TN 2 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    As soon as you step into the La Casa del Habanos bar you feel like you're in Cuba. Warm oranges and yellows stand out from the ...More

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    68 Dean Street

    68 Dean Street, Soho, W1D 4QJ 2 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ...More

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    Odeon, Leicester Square

    24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, WC2H 7JY 5 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ...More

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    Haymarket Hotel

    1 Suffolk Place, St James's, SW1Y 4BP 5 minutes away from Soho Original Books

    A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ...More

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    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th August 2015
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    Freedom Bar  1 minute walk from Soho Original Books

    Residents and guests play relaxing and ambient music.... More

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    The Brewer Street Car Park  1 minute walk from Soho Original Books

    An immersive installation probing the boundaries between audio and visual art forms, using vast expanses of colour and sound to ... More

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    Gielgud Theatre  1 minute walk from Soho Original Books

    This stage adaptation by Simon Stephens of Mark Haddon's hugely popular novel had a successful run at the National Theatre. ... More

    The Gruffalo: Tall Stories Theatre Company
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    Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue  2 minutes walk from Soho Original Books

    The Gruffalo is a classic that kiddies just love and this Tall Stories adaptation of the picture book by Julia ... More

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    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th September 2015
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    Bar Rumba  2 minutes walk from Soho Original Books

    Residents and guests supply smooth R&B and party pop.... More

    Matilda The Musical
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    Theatre | Until 29th May 2016
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    Cambridge Theatre  2 minutes walk from Soho Original Books

    The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ... More

    Jersey Boys
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    Piccadilly Theatre  2 minutes walk from Soho Original Books

    Jersey Boys at the Piccadilly Theatre is the tale of four blue collar boys from the wrong side of the ... More

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    Concerts | Until 6th September 2015
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    Ronnie Scott's  2 minutes walk from Soho Original Books

    The in-house big band presents music from Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Woody Herman, Stan Kenton, The Rat Pack and Benny ... More

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    Dance | Until 6th September 2015
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    Ronnie Scott's  2 minutes walk from Soho Original Books

    The band performs flamenco inspired music and dancing, with an audience-driven jam and dance session after the main performance.... More

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    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th September 2015
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    Ku Bar  3 minutes walk from Soho Original Books

    Resident VJ Vicki Vivacious and DJs Lady Lloyd and Pablo spin 1980s, 1990s and 2000s hits.... More

     
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