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South Kensington Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Victoria Railway Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
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Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
7 minutes walk
 
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9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Cheval Harrington Court Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £149  41% off
13 Harrington Road, SW7 | 1 minute from The French Bookshop
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 £79  36% off
100 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 3 minutes from The French Bookshop
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  35% off
9- 11 Sydney Street, SW3 | 5 minutes from The French Bookshop
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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Alternative Books nearest The French Bookshop

Nearest to The French Bookshop
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
European Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
123 Gloucester Road, Soho, London SW7 | 4 minutes from The French Bookshop
Well stocked bookshop selling books for European languages and literature, serving Londoners since 1964. Useful for all learners and readers of all ages, and includes ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Italian Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
123 Gloucester Road, Soho, London SW7 | 4 minutes from The French Bookshop
Whether you're an Italian living in London or interested in learning the language, the Italian Bookshop has something to offer. A wide range of educational books, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
345 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 11 minutes from The French Bookshop
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. An independent that treats you like an individual. ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The French Bookshop

The best shops and markets near The French Bookshop
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The French Bookshop
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christie's South Kensington
London > Shopping >
85 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from The French Bookshop
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 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from The French Bookshop
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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Events near The French Bookshop

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Silver Speaks
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 8th March 2016 to 2nd July 2017 - 10am-5.45pm
The French Bookshop, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 5 minutes from The French Bookshop
Works by practising British silversmiths, exploring the development of traditional silversmithing to the more contemporary practices....More
 
 
 
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Advanced Drawing Class With Jonathan Ellis
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 29th June and Thursday 6th July 2017 - 10.30am-12.30pm
The French Bookshop, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 5 minutes from The French Bookshop
Literary & Education, Art Workshop....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Late Medieval To Early Renaissance 1250-1500
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th June, 4th July and 11th July 2017 - 11.10am-3.30pm
The French Bookshop, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 5 minutes from The French Bookshop
Examine the visual arts in an era of profound cultural, intellectual and social change....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The French Bookshop

Near The French Bookshop
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Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The French Bookshop
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The French Bookshop
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 | 7 minutes from The French Bookshop
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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Sights and Attractions near The French Bookshop

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The French Bookshop
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from The French Bookshop
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The French Bookshop
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Information Age
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The French Bookshop
A major permanent gallery on the second floor of the Science Museum, open on 25th October 2014, Information Age: Six Networks That Changed Our World is ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near The French Bookshop

What are the best dining options near The French Bookshop London?
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Oddono's
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
14 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as The French Bookshop
Italian ice cream as only the Italians know how. This ice cream parlour is hotly tipped by celebrity chefs, Gordon Ramsay and Italian chef Theo Randall ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bangkok
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
9 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The French Bookshop
Thai cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ceru Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
7-9 Bute Street, SW7 | 1 minute from The French Bookshop
Following acclaimed pop-ups across London, Levantine restaurant Ceru has a permanent restaurant on Bute Street in South Kensington. Inspired by the flavours ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The French Bookshop

Near The French Bookshop
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The French Bookshop
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 15 minutes from The French Bookshop
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 19 minutes from The French Bookshop
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near The French Bookshop

The French Bookshop gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The French Bookshop
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 11 minutes from The French Bookshop
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ushvani
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Cadogan Garden, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 14 minutes from The French Bookshop
One of Knightsbridge's better kept secrets is the Ushvani day spa, tucked away in a Grade II listed building on Cadogan Gardens. Founded by Usha Arumugam, ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The French Bookshop

The best pubs near London The French Bookshop.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 7 minutes from The French Bookshop
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 8 minutes from The French Bookshop
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Enterprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 9 minutes from The French Bookshop
Bar ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The French Bookshop

The French Bookshop clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 2 minutes from The French Bookshop
The guys behind Boujis, Raffles and Mahiki - Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers - offer a party place ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from The French Bookshop
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Evans & Peel Detective Agency
London > Nightlife > Bars
310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 13 minutes from The French Bookshop
Taking the speakeasy trend to another level, the Evans & Peel Detective Agency is a bar moonlighting as fully functioning detective company. The basement bar can ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The French Bookshop

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The French Bookshop.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from The French Bookshop
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from The French Bookshop
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gore Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
190 Queen's Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from The French Bookshop
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Sensational Butterflies
Sensational Butterflies
Kids Events | Until 17th September 2017 

Natural History Museum 4 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

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 4 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

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 5 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

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

 
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Exhibitions | Until 18th February 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 5 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

He shunned publicity, was rarely seen and gave only one full interview in his life yet Christian Dior called him ...More

 
The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains
The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 5 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

They've given us The Dark Side of the Moon, pigs flying over Battersea Power Station and giant inflatable teachers. Now, ...More

 
Late Medieval To Early Renaissance 1250-1500
Exhibitions | Until 11th July 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 5 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

Examine the visual arts in an era of profound cultural, intellectual and social change....More

Tony Bennett
Concerts | Until 28th June 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 10 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

Big band, pop and jazz standards from the legendary award-winning American singer, whose career has spanned seven decades....More

Serpentine Pavilion 2017: Designed by Francis Kere
Serpentine Pavilion 2017: Designed by Francis Kere
Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

Serpentine Gallery 15 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

The award-winning architect Diebedo Francis Kere brings his characteristic sense of light and life to the lawns of Kensington Gardens ...More

 
Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!
Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Serpentine Gallery 15 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

As part of the gallery's popular summer season, the Serpentine Gallery presents Grayson Perry's The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!. ...More

 
Arthur Jafa: A Series Of Utterly Improbable, Yet Extraordinary Renditions
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 15 minutes walk from The French Bookshop

Films, installations and lecture-performances that tackle, challenge and question prevailing cultural assumptions about identity and race....More

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