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London Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £120  22% off
8-18 London Bridge Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Blackwell's
The London Bridge Hotel is an independent 4 star boutique hotel located right in the heart of London, making it an ideal accommodation choice for those ... More
 
 
 
Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £283  34% off
31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
The first ever luxury Shangri-La Hotel in London has the unique selling point of occupying the upper floors of one of the tallest buildings in Europe. ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  34% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
 
 
 
 
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Guy's Hospital Medical Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
Bowland House, St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Blackwell's
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WH Smith
London > Shopping > Books
London Bridge Station, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 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
 
 
 
Kall-Kwik
London > Shopping > Books
44 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
A large chain of copy and print shops. Provides the usual range of print, copy and design services. ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Blackwell's
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Ginger Pig
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
8 Borough Market, Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Blackwell's
The original Ginger Pig was first established in the late '90s with this butcher's shop for cooks at Borough Market. Since then their farm ... More
 
 
 
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Borough Wines
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
Borough Market, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Blackwell's
Established in 2002 at the world famous Borough Market, Borough Wines grew from the need to promote a family vineyard to British wine drinkers. Offering a ... More
 
 
 
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Borough Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Blackwell's
Nestled in-between Borough High Street, Bedale Street, Stoney Street and Winchester Walk lives "London's Larder", more formally known as Borough Market. This gourmand's delight is London's ... More
 
 
 
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Southwark Cathedral Merbecke Choir - Monteverdi Vespers
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 30th April 2016 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge, SE1 | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
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The Art Of Regeneration
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 29th April 2016 at 11am-6pm & Saturday 30th April 2016 at 11am-4pm
Menier Chocolate Factory, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
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The Truth
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 10th March to 7th May 2016 - Various Times
Menier Chocolate Factory, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
Lindsay Posner directs the UK premiere of Florian Zeller's coruscating portrait of marriages in crisis in which an adulterous husband discovers that his wife is embroiled ...More
 
 
 
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Shunt Vaults
London > Entertainment > Theatres
20 Stainer Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
The madcap Shunt Theatre company has created London's most unpredictable nightspot in the railway arches beneath London Bridge. Each week's entertainment at Shunt Vaults is curated ... More
 
 
 
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Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... More
 
 
 
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Blackwell's
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Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
London > Attractions > Museums
9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Blackwell's
Hidden away in the roof space of the old St Thomas Baroque church, this restored 1821 women's operating theatre is the oldest operating theatre in England. ... More
 
 
 
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Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
Dating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials connected ... More
 
 
 
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The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
Located on what was once the London estate of the Bishops of Winchester (known as the 'Liberty of the Clink'), the Clink Prison Museum unlocks the ... More
 
 
 
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Roast
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
The Floral Hall, Borough Market, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Blackwell's
This 120-seat restaurant is the creation of Iqbal Wahhab, founder of The Cinnamon Club. Like the Cinnamon Club, it is housed in an outstanding ... More
 
 
 
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Feng Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
Notting Hill Gate, Bankside, London W11 | 1 minute from Blackwell's
This chain of inexpensive sushi restaurants is never going to win any accolades for service - in the main it’s slow and not particularly helpful. Nevertheless, ... More
 
 
 
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Padella
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
6 Southwark Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Blackwell's
The duo behind Italian inspired restaurant Trullo in Highbury, Tim Siadatan and Jordan Frieda, are behind Padella , a restaurant which ... More
 
 
 
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Linguarama
London > Education > English Language Courses
101 Finsbury Pavement, Bankside, London EC1A | 1 minute from Blackwell's
Over £1000pw. One-to-one business English courses.... More
 
 
 
The Art Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Mermaid Court, 165a Borough High Street, SE11HR | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
Art classes encompassing glass, metal, moulding and casting, life drawing and loads more.... More
 
 
 
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Curzons
London > Leisure > Fitness
London Bridge Hotel, 8 London Bridge Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Blackwell's
... More
 
 
 
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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
 
 
 
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
 
 
 
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Blackwell's
Dating back to 1676 this is the only original galleried inn left in London. Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation ... More
 
 
 
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
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The Anchor Tap
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Blackwell's
Situated on the south side of the Thames in the Tower Bridge Conservation Area, this historic Southwark pub offers a truly traditional English experience. From the ... More
 
 
 
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Call Me Mr Lucky
London > Nightlife > Bars
, The Breakfast Club, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
Not content with leading London's breakfast scene, The Breakfast Club are now also pioneers in cocktail bars. Along with the opening of their café in London ... More
 
 
 
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Gong
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
On level 52 of The Shard Gong is London's highest bar. Part of the Shangri-La Hotel, the tallest hotel in Western Europe, Gong takes its name ... More
 
 
 
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The Rake
London > Nightlife > Bars
14 Winchester Walk, Borough, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
Beer is the draw here, over 100 different bottled kinds from all over the world squeezed into the compact space (said to be the smallest bar ... More
 
 
 
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Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
London > Business > Venue Hire
9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Blackwell's
Hidden away in the roof space of the old St Thomas Baroque church, this restored 1821 women's operating theatre is the oldest operating theatre in England. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 8 minutes from Blackwell's
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
 
 
 

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Shakespeare In The 18th Century
Leisure | Until 30th April 2016 

Dr Johnson's House 13 minutes walk from Blackwell's

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Dr Johnsons Houses
Tours | Until 31st December 2016 

Dr Johnson's House 13 minutes walk from Blackwell's

A 300 year old town house, nestled amongst a maze of courts and alleys. It was built in 1700 and ...More

The Caretaker
Theatre | Until 14th May 2016 

Old Vic Theatre 19 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Joining celebrated actor Ralph Fiennes, who stars in The Master Builder , on ...More

Gerhard Richter
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Blackwell's

The group of six paintings, named after the avant-garde composer John Cage, are the outcome of several layers of painting ...More

Texture And Photography
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Works bringing together three different approaches to the relationship between form and texture in photography from three distinct moments in ...More

Marcel Duchamp: Fountain 1917
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Blackwell's

A replica, from 1964, of the artist's iconic readymade, considered one of the most influential works of the 20th-century....More

Sam Francis And Brett Weston
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Compare and contrast the work of American artists; painter Sam Francis and photographer Brett Weston, who each explored the relationship ...More

Sheela Gowda
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Works including the large-scale installation Behold, which consists of two contrasting materials, steel car bumpers and knotted human hair....More

Torn Papers And Walls Paper
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Works by a selection of contemporary and abstract artists in response to the theme of Cities. Featuring work by Mark ...More

Joseph Beuys: Artist Rooms
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Blackwell's

Made towards the end of Beuys's life, this major installation addresses themes of finality and death, but also ideas of ...More

 
 
 
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