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5 minutes walk
 
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7 minutes walk
 
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Waterloo Railway Station
 
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Library Street NCP
 
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6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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H10 London Waterloo Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  36% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
The H10 London Waterloo is a recently-built hotel providing comfortable and well-lit rooms and an ideally-located base from which to get around central London. The hotel ... More
 
 
 
Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £66  23% off
157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
Situated just a five minute walk from London Waterloo Station, the Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo is nearby to many central London locations, with the London ... More
 
 
 
Days Hotel London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £53  42% off
54 Kennington Road, SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
The area where this hotel is located has become the vibrant cultural heart of London, with theatres, concert halls and art galleries lined-up against the South ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to Blackwell's
WH Smith
London > Shopping > Books
Elephant&Castle Shopping Centre, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
A branch of Smiths is a fixture of practically every high street up and down the country. The chain sells stationery, magazines, books, greeting cards, gifts, ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Blackwell's

The best shops and markets near Blackwell's
Silverprint
London > Shopping > Specialists
120 London Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Blackwell's
Darkroom accessories... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mercato Metropolitano
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
At 45,000 square foot, new Italian market Mercato Metropolitano has no shortage of artisanal talent. Housed in a disused paper factory, it brings together bakers, fishmongers, ... More
 
 
 
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Evans Cycles
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
77 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
With over 80 years experience in selling bikes, Evans brings something special to the cycle scene. This shop is the original Evans bike shop. ... More
 
 
 
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LCC Postgraduate Shows 2016: Design School
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 9th December 2016 at 11am-7pm & Saturday 10th December 2016 at 11am-4pm
Blackwell's, Elephant & Castle, SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackwell's
Exhibitions & Art, Design....More
 
 
 
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Torture Garden Winter Wonderland
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Saturday 10th December 2016 - 9pm-6am
Blackwell's, 28 New Kent Road, SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackwell's
A festive fetish show with a wide range of performers and other attractions over the nine rooms of the venue....More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 10th December 2016 - 10pm-6am
Blackwell's, Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, SE17 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
The DJ and producer, aka Guy Brewer, supplies his own brand of house and techno....More
 
 
 
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Near Blackwell's
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Southwark Playhouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
77-85 Newington Causeway, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
The Southwark Playhouse, one of London's best fringe theatres, has found a temporary home for five years at 77-85 Newington Causeway, a huge warehouse in ... More
 
 
 
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The Coronet Theatre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackwell's
This 2600-capacity venue hosts some of the most rocking club nights and live music events in town. Starting out life as a Victorian theatre - staging ... More
 
 
 
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Old Vic Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
With the exception of The Globe, the Old Vic has had a greater influence on the history of drama than any theatre standing today. From John ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Blackwell's
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St George's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
One of two cathedrals in Southwark, St George's Cathedral opened in 1848 as the first Catholic cathedral in the UK after the Reformation. The impressive building ... More
 
 
 
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times ... More
 
 
 
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Tibetan Peace Gardens
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
Buddhist garden in the grounds of the Imperial War Museum. Located in the ground of the Imperial War Museum, lies this fitting tribute to peace and the ... More
 
 
 
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The Laughing Gravy
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
154 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
International cuisine. Booking advised for lunch. Separate room for parties. Tables on patio. ... More
 
 
 
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El Vergel
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
132 Webber Street, SE10QL | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
Tiny Latino restaurant and café tucked away behind Borough tube which is much loved by local office workers and residents. Owned and run by a lovely ... More
 
 
 
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Masters Super Fish
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
191 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
Fish & Chips ... More
 
 
 
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London Executive Schools
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
5 Westminster Bridge Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
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Morley College
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
61 Westmister Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
Morley College, one of the oldest adult education colleges in the country, dates back to the early 1880s when it was set up by visionary, Emma ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackwell's
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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London Palace Superbowl
London > Leisure > Activities
1st Floor, Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackwell's
... More
 
 
 
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Elephant and Castle Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Newington Causeway Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
After a lengthy closure, the historic Elephant and Castle pub reopened in summer 2016 revealing a re-imagined interior ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Blackwell's
A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Blackwell's
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
 
 
 
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Blackwell's clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Ministry of Sound
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
103 Gaunt Street, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
A massive sound system, huge dancefloor and a staggering roster of big name DJs has made sure of Ministry of Sound's place in clubbing folklore. The ... More
 
 
 
Imbibe
London > Nightlife > Bars
173 Blackfriars Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
From the outside, Imbibe looks fairly unpromising - a brash wash of colour frames a series of large modern, windows. Inside, a strong 70s retro theme ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
A superbly designed two-room club and arts venue that captures the feeling of an illegal party in a squatted industrial space - while still being clean, ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Blackwell's.
Siobhan Davies Studios
London > Business > Venue Hire
85 St George's Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
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Ministry of Sound
London > Business > Venue Hire
103 Gaunt Street, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
A massive sound system, huge dancefloor and a staggering roster of big name DJs has made sure of Ministry of Sound's place in clubbing folklore. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
 
 
 
 

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Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2016
Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2016
Seasonal | Until 2nd January 2017 

Covent Garden Piazza 1 minute walk from Blackwell's

The Royal Opera Chorus and The Royal Ballet fill Covent Garden's famous Piazza with song and dance before the Sugar ...More

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
Dead Funny
Dead Funny
Theatre | Until 4th February 2017 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from Blackwell's

An all-star cast which includes Katherine Parkinson (famous for The IT Crowd and Humans), Ralf Little (The Royle Family, Two ...More

 
99 Club Covent Garden
Comedy | On 10th December 2016 

Strand Palace Hotel 3 minutes walk from Blackwell's

The cheeky voice of Love Island Iain Stirling performs his hilarious one-liners plus Paddy Lennox, Jo Caulfield and MC Tom ...More

The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Blackwell's

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
Dreamgirls
Dreamgirls
Theatre | Until 11th March 2017 

Savoy Theatre 4 minutes walk from Blackwell's

A multi-award winning hit on Broadway and a 2006 film starring Beyonce, Dreamgirls returns thirty-five years after the original 1981Tony ...More

 
Malick Sidibe: The Eye Of Modern Mali
Exhibitions | Until 15th January 2017 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Blackwell's

The first UK solo exhibition of photography works by the African photographer, who gives a glimpse into African youth culture....More

Traces Of War
Exhibitions | Until 18th December 2016 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Blackwell's

The King's College London's final exhibition explores the relationships between war and the every day....More

Hair by Sam McKnight
Hair by Sam McKnight
Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Somerset House celebrates the work of master hairstylist Sam McKnight this autumn with major exhibition Hair by Sam McKnight. The ...More

 
Hair by Sam McKnight
Hair by Sam McKnight
Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Somerset House celebrates the work of master hairstylist Sam McKnight this autumn with major exhibition Hair by Sam McKnight. The ...More

 
 
 
 
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