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Africa Book Centre  

 
 
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Covent Garden Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
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Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
One of the first design hotels, it certainly hasn't lost any of its cool appeal and continues to impress with great service and high standards. The ... More
 
 
 
Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  31% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £118  36% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 4 minutes from Africa Book Centre
Boutique haven in Covent Garden's vibrant Seven Dials village. Guests can enjoy stylish, comfortable rooms, smart TV and free high-speed Wi-Fi on unlimited devices. Monmouth Kitchen ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to Africa Book Centre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Stanfords
London > Shopping > Books
7 Mercer Walk, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Africa Book Centre
Map and travel experts since 1853, Stanfords has been trading in the Covent Garden area since the nineteenth century and in 2019 moved from Long Acre, ... More
 
 
 
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Any Amount of Books
London > Shopping > Books
62 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
A delightful second-hand bookshop with a wide choice that ranges from antiquarian first editions to the bargain basement. Rare books, first editions, modern literature, art and ... More
 
 
 
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Forbidden Planet
London > Shopping > Books
179 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Africa Book Centre
Crammed with the cream of cult entertainment this shop is a seventh heaven for sci-fi fans. In the old days, Forbidden Planet just stocked every ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Africa Book Centre

The best shops and markets near Africa Book Centre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jones
London > Shopping > Menswear
13 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Africa Book Centre
Dedicated to designer menswear including formal tailoring from Westwood, Gaultier, Dries van Noten, Helmut Lang and Alexander McQueen, and more relaxed diffusion lines from Fake and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sanctuary
London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Africa Book Centre
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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St Germain Winter Bloom Pop Up
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
33 Floral Street, WC2E | 1 minute from Africa Book Centre
St-Germain, makers of French elderflower liqueur, offer a refreshing new take on Christmas cocktails, nibbles, decorations and gifts at its elegant St-Germain ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Africa Book Centre

Near Africa Book Centre
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Waitress
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th February 2019 to 28th March 2020
Africa Book Centre, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Africa Book Centre
Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical to have an all-female creative team, ...More
 
 
 
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Touching The Void
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th November 2019 to 29th February 2020
Africa Book Centre, St Martins Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
The true story of two young climbers who get into trouble has already been told in a BAFTA-winning film and now it comes to the stage ...More
 
 
 
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The Play That Goes Wrong
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 3rd May 2020
Africa Book Centre, Catherine Street, WC2B | 4 minutes from Africa Book Centre
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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Entertainment near Africa Book Centre

Near Africa Book Centre
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Royal Opera House
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Africa Book Centre
This impressive building in the heart of Covent Garden has been playing host to major stars of the classical music world since 1858. The third ... More
 
 
 
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Linbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Bow Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Africa Book Centre
Part of the Royal Opera House , the Linbury Theatre was completely refurbished in December 2018 revealing, "a handsome new ... More
 
 
 
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Arts Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
The Arts Theatre was built in 1927 as a members club, which allowed it to circumvent the censorship laws and perform unusual and avant garde fare. ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Africa Book Centre

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Africa Book Centre
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St Paul's Church, Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Africa Book Centre
Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre community. ... More
 
 
 
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Covent Garden East Piazza
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Africa Book Centre
A visit to Covent Garden is a must, whether you intend to shop, sightsee or soak in the carnival atmosphere. The focal ... More
 
 
 
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Africa Book Centre

What are the best dining options near Africa Book Centre London?
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Mariage Freres
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
38 King Street, WC2E | 1 minute from Africa Book Centre
France's oldest tea house, Mariage Freres , trading in Paris since 1854, offers 1,000 different teas and a museum of tea, housed in ... More
 
 
 
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Palm Court Brasserie
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
39 King Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Africa Book Centre
Having often walked past Palm Court Brasserie, it hadn’t escaped my notice that this Covent Garden eatery is forever chock-a-block with diners. This is supposedly a ... More
 
 
 
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The Ivy Market Grill
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
1a Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Africa Book Centre
Found in the heart of Covent Garden, just off the piazza, The Ivy Market Grill offers a sophisticated yet more relaxed version ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Africa Book Centre

Near Africa Book Centre
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 2 minutes from Africa Book Centre
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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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from Africa Book Centre
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from Africa Book Centre
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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Africa Book Centre gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Africa Book Centre
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
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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h Club London
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Africa Book Centre
On the site of the old St Paul's Hospital in Covent Garden, hip private members' club h Club London has been designed specifically for the creative ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Africa Book Centre

The best pubs near London Africa Book Centre.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Africa Book Centre
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
 
 
 
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The Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Africa Book Centre

Africa Book Centre clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Africa Book Centre
A speakeasy bar with a twist, B.Y.O.C is a cocktail bar that doesn't stock any alcohol. But, before snubbing it in disgust, you can relax in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Blame Gloria
London > Nightlife > Bars
20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 2 minutes from Africa Book Centre
A subterranean den of delight, with cocktails, tunes and parties, Blame Gloria is a basement bar in Covent Garden where the wallpaper is based on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Blind Spot
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martins Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
A late-night speakeasy within St Martins Lane Hotel, Blind Spot is hidden behind the faƧade of a boutique tea counter and a secret golden ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Africa Book Centre

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Africa Book Centre.
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Africa Book Centre
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Africa Book Centre
... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Africa Book Centre
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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Christmas in Covent Garden
Christmas in Covent Garden
Seasonal | Until 1st January 2020 

Covent Garden Piazza 1 minute walk from Africa Book Centre

Last Christmas actress Emilia Clarke, Emma Thompson and Director Paul Feig officially switch on the Covent Garden Christmas lights on ...More

 
Live At Lunch
Concerts | Until 1st December 2019 

Royal Opera House 2 minutes walk from Africa Book Centre

Family-friendly lunchtime performances featuring Royal Opera House artists and guest artists....More

Northern Ballet: Dracula
Northern Ballet: Dracula
Dance | Until 16th January 2020 

Royal Opera House 2 minutes walk from Africa Book Centre

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

 
Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty
Dance | Until 16th January 2020 

Royal Opera House 2 minutes walk from Africa Book Centre

Petipa's classic ballet, a long-time part of the Royal Ballet's repertoire and accruing additional choreography by Ashton, Dowell and Wheeldon ...More

The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty
The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty
Dance | Until 16th January 2020 

Royal Opera House 2 minutes walk from Africa Book Centre

The Sleeping Beauty holds a special place in The Royal Ballet's history - it was the first production at its ...More

 
Waitress
Waitress
Theatre | Until 28th March 2020 

Adelphi Theatre 2 minutes walk from Africa Book Centre

Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical ...More

 
Groan Ups
Groan Ups
Theatre | Until 1st December 2019 

Vaudeville Theatre 2 minutes walk from Africa Book Centre

A new play from Mischief Theatre, the creators of The Play That Goes Wrong, Groan Ups is a show all ...More

 
Six The Musical
Theatre | Until 5th July 2020 

Arts Theatre 3 minutes walk from Africa Book Centre

Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss' playful musical history lesson about Henry VIII and his six wives, which puts the spotlight ...More

Hidden London: The Exhibition
Hidden London: The Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2021 

London Transport Museum 3 minutes walk from Africa Book Centre

Experience an 'abandoned' Tube station and discover stories about Churchill in the Blitz at the London Transport Museum's exhibition, Hidden ...More

 
Untangling the Tracks
Untangling the Tracks
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2020 

London Transport Museum 3 minutes walk from Africa Book Centre

The London Transport Museum looks at the history of the Thameslink train line with its new exhibition, Untangling the Tracks. ...More

 

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Black Beauty: Red Bridge Arts & Traverse Theatre Company (Over 5s)
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