Blackwell's

 
 
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243 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V 7DZ
 
 
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Holborn Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Chancery Lane Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Farringdon Rail
 
12 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
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Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Drury Lane NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Rosewood London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £213  27% off
    252 High Holborn, WC1V | 1 minute from Blackwell's
    Located in High Holborn, Rosewood London is the most luxurious hotel in the area and is nearby to the capital's main business district and a number ... More
     
     
     
    Citadines Holborn Covent Garden Apart-Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £118  39% off
    94-99 High Holborn, WC1V | 1 minute from Blackwell's
    These luxurious fully-fitted apartments are hidden right in the heart of London's West End within easy reach of theatres, restaurants and iconic sights. Nearby Covent ... More
     
     
     
    Club Quarters Lincoln's Inn Fields
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £62  30% off
    61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
    Lincoln's Inn Fields is the 4th Club Quarters hotel in London. The hotel is an ideal accommodation choice for business and leisure travellers with close links ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Gekoski
    London > Shopping > Books
    Pied Bull Yard, 15 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
    Based in Bloomsbury, beside the British Museum, it's not surprising R. A. Gekoski Booksellers has a particular interest in the Bloomsbury Group. Established in 1982, it's ... More
     
     
     
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    London Review Bookshop
    London > Shopping > Books
    14 Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
    Opened in May 2003, with Alan Bennett cutting the ribbon, the London Review Bookshop is a welcome addition to the city's dwindling ranks of independent bookshops. ... More
     
     
     
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    Forbidden Planet
    London > Shopping > Books
    179 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 8 minutes from Blackwell's
    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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    Charles Worthington
    London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
    28 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
    Service is a watchword at this salon, where clients are guaranteed a first-class hairdressing experience. Celebrity coiffeur Worthington personally trains all his staff and standards are ... More
     
     
     
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    Bloomsbury Flowers
    London > Shopping > Florists
    29 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
    Bloomsbury Flowers don't do off-the-peg, so if you want to be in and out in two minutes think again. However, if you want to impress with ... More
     
     
     
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    The Old Curiosity Shop
    London > Shopping > Shoes
    13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
    16th century shop and literary landmark. With its precarious overhanging upper storey, uneven floorboards, sloping roof and wooden beams, this 16th century building warrants its title as ... More
     
     
     
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    New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
    This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
     
     
     
    The 3 Little Pigs
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th August to 6th September 2015
    Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1A | 11 minutes from Blackwell's
    The Big Bad Wolf attempts to huff and puff the three little superstar piglets into submission in Stiles and Drewe's musical retelling of the children's story. ...More
     
     
     
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    The Winter's Tale
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th October 2015 to 16th January 2016
    Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 12 minutes from Blackwell's
    Two years in the making, actor and director Kenneth Branagh presents a five-play, year-long season at the Garrick Theatre in 2015. Launching the season, this reimagined ...More
     
     
     
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    Peacock Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
    This theatre is a major force on the national and international dance scene, with an innovative programme from Sadler's Wells that is keeping London's finger ... More
     
     
     
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    Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
    This new Covent Garden alternative to the West End tourist traps has welcomed the likes of filthy San Franciscan Scott Capurro and TV favourite Andi Osho. ... More
     
     
     
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    New London Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
    Although this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the New London Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making it ... More
     
     
     
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    Sir John Soane's Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from Blackwell's
    An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
     
     
     
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    The College
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    12-42 Southampton Row, Holborn, London WC1B | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
    Formerly home to Central Saint Martins and the Cochrane Theatre before the famous fashion college moved to a new home in King's Cross in 2011, The ... More
     
     
     
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    Conway Hall
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
    Conway Hall is a landmark of London's independent intellectual, political and cultural life. Completed in 1929 at a cost of about £45,000, the name was chosen ... More
     
     
     
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    Pret A Manger
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    240 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Blackwell's
    Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
     
     
     
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    The Ship Tavern
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    12 Gate Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from Blackwell's
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    Mirror Room
    London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
    252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Blackwell's
    Described as "the social hub of Rosewood London", the Mirror Room is one of two restaurants in the new hotel and is the fine dining option ... More
     
     
     
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    The Method Studio
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from Blackwell's
    Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
     
     
     
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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
    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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    English [Out There!]
    London > Education > English Language Courses
    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 6 minutes from Blackwell's
    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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    Sense Spa at Rosewood London
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Blackwell's
    Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
     
     
     
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    Lincoln's Inn Fields
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
    The largest public square in London, Lincoln's Inn Fields has a rich and varied history. In 1683 it was the site of the public beheading of ... More
     
     
     
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    Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
    Inspired by the skills and techniques of the Ottoman Empire's barbers, Ted's Grooming Room provides a sanctuary for men seeking the perfect shave. With ... More
     
     
     
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    The Princess Louise
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
    The flagship London pub of Yorkshire's oldest brewery, Samuel Smith, the Princess Louise has been carefully restored to her original Victorian layout complete with snugs, removed ... More
     
     
     
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    Philomena's Irish Bar
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
    Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
     
     
     
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    Cittie of Yorke
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    22 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
    Although the site of the Cittie of Yorke has been home to a public house since the 15th century, it has been housed in many different ... More
     
     
     
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    Scarfes Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    252 High Holborn, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Blackwell's
    Named after the cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (whose characterful illustrations will adorn the bar's walls), Scarfes Bar is a shining beacon in the otherwise lacking High Holborn ... More
     
     
     
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    The American Bar at The Savoy
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
    During The Savoy's £220million refit the American Bar was barely touched, ensuring it stayed true to its traditional, sleek design that is synonymous with the iconic ... More
     
     
     
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    Beaufort Bar at The Savoy
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
    The second of two bars in The Savoy, the Beaufort Bar is a glamorous affair. The bar continues the hotel's Art Deco theme with plush black ... More
     
     
     
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    Sir John Soane's Museum
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from Blackwell's
    An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
     
     
     
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    Royal College of Surgeons
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
    The Royal College of Surgeons is not only an institute at the forefront of surgical education and training, but its outstanding rooms provide the perfect space ... More
     
     
     
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    Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Treasury Office, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
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    Language Courses In Spanish, Italian, French, Brazilian-Portuguese And German
    Exhibitions | Until 25th September 2015 

    Conway Hall 3 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    Lunchtime and evening courses from beginner to advanced....More

    Circo Do Guanabara
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th September 2015 

    Guanabara 4 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    Latin and dance music from resident and guest DJs, with circus acts, burlesque acts, samba ballerina and showgirls, fire breathers, ...More

    War Horse
    War Horse
    Theatre | Until 13th February 2016 

    New London Theatre 4 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New ...More

     
    Brion Gysin: Unseen Collaborator
    Exhibitions | Until 3rd October 2015 

    October Gallery 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

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    Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
    Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
    Theatre | Until 13th February 2016 

    Aldwych Theatre 6 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    Marc Bruni directs the London transfer of the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, which ...More

     
    The Woman In Black
    The Woman In Black
    Theatre | Until 16th January 2016 

    Fortune Theatre 6 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

     
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
    Theatre | Until 4th June 2016 

    Theatre Royal Drury Lane 6 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

     
    Memphis The Musical
    Memphis The Musical
    Theatre | Until 31st October 2015 

    Shaftesbury Theatre 6 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    Beverley Knight and Killian Donnelly star in Joe DiPietro and David Bryan's Memphis the Musical set in the underground nightclubs ...More

     
    Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
    Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
    Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

    Royal Opera House 7 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

     
    Royal Opera House Backstage Tours
    Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

    Royal Opera House 7 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    Home to The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera, the magnificent Royal Opera House opens its doors for unprecedented access ...More

     
     
     
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