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The Bookshop  

 
 
ADDRESS
1 Calton Avenue, SE21 7DE
 
 
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Hazel Broadfoot's and Julian Toland's run a superb, high class bookshop in the heart of Dulwich Village. All the staff have a real enthusiasm, thirst for and knowledge of books. This comes across in the personal advice they give. Locals consider them as friends and count themselves lucky to have such a bookshop on their doorstep. To top it all, they're open seven days a week leaving plenty of time for leisurely Sunday browsing.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Denmark Hill Station
 
23 minutes walk
 
Brixton Tube Station
 
29 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
North Dulwich Railway Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
East Dulwich Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Peckham Rye Multistory Car Park
 
28 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Alternative Books nearest The Bookshop

Nearest to The Bookshop
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 3.6 miles from The Bookshop
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 miles from The Bookshop
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rye Books
London > Shopping > Books
45 Upland Road, SE22 | 15 minutes from The Bookshop
Lovely local independent bookshop in East Dulwich Rye Books sells fiction, children's books, art and design, and tomes on travel as well as hard-to-find books, gifts ... More
 
 
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Bookshop

The best shops and markets near The Bookshop
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
149 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 9 minutes from The Bookshop
This East Dulwich branch of Moxon's fishmongers in Lordship Lane is a friendly shop stocking ethically sourced fish and is regarded as one of the best ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spray Rose
London > Shopping > Catalogue and Mail Order
69 East Dulwich Grove, SE22 | 11 minutes from The Bookshop
Based in sleepy Dulwich, London’s number one mail order florist offers a comprehensive service across the city, the country and the world! And you won’t find ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hope and Greenwood
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
20 Northcross Road, SE22 | 13 minutes from The Bookshop
Excellent ice cream in the summer and a delicious-looking Christmas window in the winter are the kind of thing that make this candy shop a special ... More
 
 
 
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Events near The Bookshop

Near The Bookshop
On Soon
Plosive Comedy: Bridget Christie
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Friday 6th September 2019 - 8pm-10.15pm
The Bookshop, Townley Road, SE22 | 5 minutes from The Bookshop
Comedy, Stand-Up....More
 
 
 
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The Super Tutor By Joe Norman
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 18th September 2019 - 7.30pm
The Bookshop, Townley Road, SE22 | 5 minutes from The Bookshop
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
Tracy Chevalier: A Single Thread
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 26th September 2019 - 7.30pm
The Bookshop, Townley Road, SE22 | 5 minutes from The Bookshop
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Bookshop

Near The Bookshop
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hootananny Brixton
London > Entertainment > Pubs
95 Effra Road, SW2 | 25 minutes from The Bookshop
Hootananny Brixton is the sister venue to one of the Scottish Highlands' most successful venues, Hootananny in Inverness. Revamped and refurbished, it's fast-establishing itself as one ... More
 
 
 
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Bussey Building
London > Entertainment >
133 Rye Lane, SE15 | 28 minutes from The Bookshop
Once an industrial powerhouse, one of the premier cricket bat makers in the country and an air raid shelter during the Second World War, the historic ... More
 
 
 
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Peckham Levels
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Levels 1 to 6 Peckham Town Centre Car Park, 95A Rye Lane, SE15 | 28 minutes from The Bookshop
Previously a disused car park, ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Bookshop

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Bookshop
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 7 minutes from The Bookshop
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ... More
 
 
 
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MOCA London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
113 Bellenden Road, SE15 | 24 minutes from The Bookshop
Founded in 1994 as a project based museum, MOCA - or The Museum of Contemporary Art, London - got its first home, in the Bellenden Renewal ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Horniman Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
100 London Road, SE23 | 24 minutes from The Bookshop
Victorian tea trader Frederick John Horniman collected specimens and artefacts from his travels around the world in the 1860's. His personal collection became the foundation of ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near The Bookshop

What are the best dining options near The Bookshop London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
94 Dulwich Village, SE21 | 4 minutes from The Bookshop
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pavilion Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Dulwich Park, College Road, SE21 | 6 minutes from The Bookshop
... More
 
 
 
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Swadesh
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
120 Lordship Lane, East Dulwich, SE22 | 9 minutes from The Bookshop
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Bookshop

Near The Bookshop
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 2 miles from The Bookshop
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 2.6 miles from The Bookshop
It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 3.1 miles from The Bookshop
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near The Bookshop

The Bookshop gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Herne Hill Velodrome
London > Leisure >
Burbage Road, SE24 | 7 minutes from The Bookshop
One of the oldest cycling tracks in the world, the Herne Hill Velodrome was built way back in 1891 and still hosts regular training for local ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dulwich Croquet Club
London > Leisure > Games
Burbage Road, SE21 | 10 minutes from The Bookshop
A million miles away from the hustle and bustle of Oxford Circus, the peace and quiet of leafy Dulwich is a great place to enjoy a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Goose Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
East Dulwich, SE22 | 14 minutes from The Bookshop
Goose Green, the triangle of grass at the northern end of Lordship Lane which links St John's Church to the East Dulwich high street, was once ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Bookshop

The best pubs near London The Bookshop.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown & Greyhound
London > Nightlife > Pubs
73 Dulwich Village, SE21 | 4 minutes from The Bookshop
The Crown & Greyhound in Dulwich Village (also known as 'The Dog') is a large pub - really, it's an amalgamation of two: The Crown and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Palmerston
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
91 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 12 minutes from The Bookshop
After eight years as head chef of Bibendum, Jamie Younger brought his cooking talents to The Palmerston (formally The Lord Palmerston) in East Dulwich in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Commercial
London > Nightlife > Pubs
212 Railton Road, SE24 | 15 minutes from The Bookshop
Blending the relaxed vibe of nearby Dulwich Village and the party feel of Brixton The Commercial is perfectly suited to its ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Bookshop

The Bookshop clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Champagne + Fromage
London > Nightlife > Bars
10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 | 27 minutes from The Bookshop
Expanding from their Covent Garden shop into Brixton, Champagne & Fromage, the venture owned by French Bubbles founders, Maud Fierobe and Stefano Frigerio, can be found ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wine Parlour
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
89 Brixton Village, SW9 | 27 minutes from The Bookshop
Encouraging you to try before you buy, The Wine Parlour in Brixton Village goes beyond your average bottle shop and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brixton Beach
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Popes Road, Brixton, SW9 | 28 minutes from The Bookshop
Each summer, Londoners can enjoy the charms of the seaside without leaving the city at the rooftop Brixton Beach . I nspired by the ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Bookshop

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Bookshop.
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The Biscuit Factory
London > Business > Venue Hire
Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 3.1 miles from The Bookshop
Peek Frean & Co made biscuits here in Bermondsey for 123 years, from 1866 until 1989 when the factory closed. Home to baked goods like the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Battersea Barge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 3.1 miles from The Bookshop
In the shadow of the Battersea Power Station, the Battersea Barge is a unique venue that's open daily for food, drink and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gallery Road, SE21 | 7 minutes from The Bookshop
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ... More
 
 
 
 

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