Waterstone's Oxford Street  

 
 
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19-23 Oxford Street, Soho, London W1D 2DL
 
 
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Waterstone's, one of the largest high street booksellers in the UK, is a relative newcomer on the block. It first opened in Old Brompton Road, London, in 1982 and now its flagship store resides at what used to be Simpsons of Piccadilly - the iconic menswear department store. Its winning formula is the 3 for 2 offers, endless supply of current pulp fiction and the sheer mass of books neatly displayed on the never ending shelves. It's a formula that has the purists - and plenty of authors - shaking their heads and, in extreme cases, inciting boycotts. With more than 300 stores on our high streets it is difficult to avoid this giant. However when you want to pop in for a beach read, to stock up on your university reading list or the latest biography it couldnt be more comfortable or convenient. There are two branches of Waterstone's on Oxford Street, this one is located at the Tottenham Court Road end of the street.

 

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Goodge Street Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Holborn NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Soho Masterpark
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £24  32% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £113  31% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
Near to the British Museum, this Edwardian hotel is something of a Bloomsbury landmark. Relaunched in January 2009 following a '25million makeover, each of the 174 ... More
 
 
 
My Bloomsbury London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £66  36% off
11-13 Bayley Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
The idea behind the first class service at this hotel is to offer guests a personal touch and inspiration for creative minds. With cutting edge design ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to Waterstone's Oxford Street
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Waterstone's - Tottenham Court Road
London > Shopping > Books
19-20 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 1 minute from Waterstone's Oxford Street
Located just two minutes from the busy Tottenham Court Road station this three storey new build Waterstone's bookshop is more than just ... More
 
 
 
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Grant & Cutler at Fowles
London > Shopping > Books
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
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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Foyles - Charing Cross Road
London > Shopping > Books
107 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
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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The best shops and markets near Waterstone's Oxford Street
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Riflemaker Soho Square
London > Shopping > Art and Design
1 Greek Street, Soho Square, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
This is the second Riflemaker gallery to open in London and, like the original in nearby Beak Street, is housed in an historic building. The Grade ... More
 
 
 
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Milroy's of Soho
London > Shopping > Specialists
3 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
If pirates hoarded whiskey, rather than gold doubloons, this would be their island hideaway. This veritable treasure trove of malts has a truly international contingent to ... More
 
 
 
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Moroso
London > Shopping > House and Garden
22-24 St Giles High Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
Opened during the London Design Festival and the 100% Design exhibition 2007, this Italian furniture shop at the crossroads of Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road ... More
 
 
 
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Near Waterstone's Oxford Street
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Motown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th February 2016 to 28th October 2017
Waterstone's Oxford Street, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 4 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical transfers from Broadway to the West ...More
 
 
 
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Matilda The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 18th October - 15th October 2017
Waterstone's Oxford Street, Earlham Street, Seven Dials, Soho, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at the Cambridge Theatre in London's West ...More
 
 
 
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The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th June 2014 to 3rd June 2017
Waterstone's Oxford Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
This stage adaptation by Simon Stephens of Mark Haddon's hugely popular novel had a successful run at the National Theatre. Since then 'The Curious Incident of ...More
 
 
 
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Dominion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
268 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 2 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
Huge, but now slightly shabby, theatre which plays host to big, rocking musicals. The Dominion has a huge stage and hundreds of seats - on a ... More
 
 
 
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Soho Square
London > Entertainment >
1 Soho Square, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
Popular lunchtime spot in the heart of London's media industry, Soho Square is located at the centre of Soho and provides a ... More
 
 
 
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Ray's Jazz At Foyles
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
Jazz up your afternoon coffee break with a trip to Ray's shop and café on the first floor of Foyles' bookshop on Charing Cross Road. The ... More
 
 
 
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Isis Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
20 Hanway Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Waterstone's Oxford Street
This Soho gallery is owned by John Marchant, friend and supporter of Antony Hegarty - of Antony and the Johnsons fame. It was here that the ... More
 
 
 
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Centre Point
London > Attractions > Sights
101-103 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 1 minute from Waterstone's Oxford Street
One of London's best known landmarks, Centre Point has been used as a navigational tool since the 1960s. Lost in Soho's back streets, ... More
 
 
 
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The House Of St Barnabas
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
Grand Georgian house built in 1746 and used as 'House of Charity' since 1846. The House of St Barnabas at No 1 Greek Street, available for ... More
 
 
 
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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
16A Soho Square, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Waterstone's Oxford Street
Food to go in its simplest form. Freshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
 
 
 
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Costa Dorada - Spanish Bar & Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
47-55 Hanway Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Waterstone's Oxford Street
Set up in the mid 1980s by Sr Pepe from Jerez de la Frontera, Costa Dorada has has gone through many management changes but continues to ... More
 
 
 
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
48 Oxford Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Waterstone's Oxford Street
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
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Near Waterstone's Oxford Street
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 4 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
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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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 6 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 8 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
 
 
 
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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
 
 
 
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Agua at Sanderson
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
The Sanderson, 50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 5 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
Walking into the clean white space that is the Agua Spa at The Sanderson is instantly calming, relaxing and heavenly. There are 14 private treatment rooms, ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 6 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Waterstone's Oxford Street.
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The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
This is not so much a restaurant as a tiny atmospheric Irish bar. Having grown out of its minuscule basement into the bar upstairs it's always ... More
 
 
 
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Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's the ... More
 
 
 
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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
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Waterstone's Oxford Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Simmons Soho
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Bateman Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
Well known for its cocktails which come in quaint tea cups, Simmons is a quirky bar offering a tea party with a difference - where ... More
 
 
 
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The Phoenix Artist Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
Beneath the Phoenix Theatre lies this charming escape from the norm. Something of a 'hidden gem' the Phoenix Artist Club is secreted away down a little ... More
 
 
 
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Akbar
London > Nightlife > Bars
77 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
It sounds magnificent - décor based on the Indian Architecture of the Moghul period – but despite creating a fantastic, discreet atmosphere Akbar isn’t breaking any ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Waterstone's Oxford Street.
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
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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The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 5 minutes from Waterstone's Oxford Street
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More
 
 
 
 

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An Evening with Ottessa Moshfegh
Exhibitions | On 26th May 2017 

Waterstone's - Tottenham Court Road 1 minute walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street

Join Man Booker Prize-shortlisted author and one of Granta's Best Young American Novelists Ottessa Moshfegh in discussion about her novella, ...More

Key
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th May 2017 

The Roxy 2 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th August 2017 

The Roxy 2 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street

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An American In Paris
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Theatre | Until 30th September 2017 

Dominion Theatre 2 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street

The award-winning An American In Paris transfers from Broadway to London, arriving at the Dominion Theatre in March 2017. Described ...More

 
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The Borderline 2 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street

DJs play retro pop, rock and dance tracks from the 1990s....More

Good Pop! Bad Pop!
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th November 2017 

The Borderline 2 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street

Kick off the weekend with the best and worst of pop music....More

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Lazarides Rathbone 2 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th August 2017 

The Borderline 2 minutes walk from Waterstone's Oxford Street

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