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Queen's Park Overground Station
 
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Arthur Court NCP
 
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3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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La Suite West
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  37% off
41-51 Inverness Terrace, W2 | 3 minutes from Books etc
Designed by renowned British designer Anouska Hempel, La Suite West is a minimalist boutique hotel found on the edge of Hyde Park. With black and white ... More
 
 
 
Berjaya Eden Park London Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £63  31% off
35-39 Inverness Terrace, W2 | 4 minutes from Books etc
A relaxing spot in the heart of the busy city, the Berjaya Eden Park Hotel offers contemporary elegance in a welcoming and peaceful environment. Built way ... More
 
 
 
Blakemore Hyde Park Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £71  29% off
30 Leinster Gardens, W2 | 4 minutes from Books etc
Refurbished in 2012, the Blakemore is a great option for business or leisure trips. It is in an ideal location near to fantastic shopping on ... More
 
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Books for Cooks
London > Shopping > Books
4 Blenheim Crescent, Notting Hill, London W11 | 14 minutes from Books etc
This shop for cookery book fanatics was once managed by Clarissa Dickson-Wright. The mouth-watering smells that spring from this traditional place are thanks to the kitchen/coffee ... More
 
 
 
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Lutyens & Rubinstein
London > Shopping > Books
21 Kensington Park Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 14 minutes from Books etc
This independent Notting Hill book shop is run by renowned book agents Sarah Lutyens and Felicity Rubinstein and runs in parallel with their literary agency. Opened ... More
 
 
 
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Daunt Books Holland Park
London > Shopping > Books
112-114 Holland Park Avenue, Holland Park, London W11 | 19 minutes from Books etc
This is a sister shop to the delightful Daunt Books situated in Marylebone High Street, London, an original Edwardian bookshop with long oak galleries and wonderful ... More
 
 
 
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Heal's, The Queens Building
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Westbourne Grove, Paddington, London W2 | 2 minutes from Books etc
Funny to think that Heal's a furniture brand that's synonymous with quality and cutting edge design, first started out as bed-makers in 1810. The respected brand ... More
 
 
 
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Gina Conway Aveda Lifestyle Salon
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
62 Westbourne Grove Road, Bayswater, London W2 | 3 minutes from Books etc
This excellent hair and beauty clinic on the Westbourne Grove Road offers the full range of cutting, styling and beauty treatments. Gina Conway is an American ... More
 
 
 
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L'Artisan du Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
81 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 3 minutes from Books etc
Ever tried lapsang souchong flavoured chocolate? How about Sichuan pepper or red wine and tobacco? If not, you probably haven't yet visited L'Artisan du Chocolat, an ... More
 
 
 
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Near Books etc
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The Idler Academy
London > Entertainment >
81 Westbourne Park Road, Bayswater, London W2 | 8 minutes from Books etc
If you like your coffee with a strong shot of philosophy, The Idler Academy is the place for you. This cafe-cum-centre of learning was set up ... More
 
 
 
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Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 10 minutes from Books etc
With an average audience capacity of 70, the Gate has been presenting first class fringe theatre for over 30 years and continues to do so, making ... More
 
 
 
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Puppet Theatre Barge
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Opp 35 Blomfield Road, W9 | 10 minutes from Books etc
For a completely different kind of theatre experience, hop on board the Puppet Theatre Barge. Launched in 1982, this floating puppet theatre has 50 seats and ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Books etc
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Art Work Space: The Hempel Hotel
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
31-35 Craven Hill Gardens, Paddington, London W2 | 6 minutes from Books etc
Art Work Space is an independent art gallery on the lower ground floor of The Hempel hotel, showcasing emerging artists working in a variety of media ... More
 
 
 
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Diana, Princess Of Wales Memorial Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Nr Black Lion Gate Broad Walk, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, London W2 | 6 minutes from Books etc
This truly magical place is a kiddie's wonderland and the ideal jaunt for family fun. The focal point of the commemorative Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial ... More
 
 
 
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Paddington Central
London > Attractions >
Sheldon Square, Paddington, London W2 | 6 minutes from Books etc
A peaceful canal-side new development within walking distance of Paddington Station and Marble Arch, Paddington Central is an 11 acre site, home to big businesses - ... More
 
 
 
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Yo! Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
Whiteleys Shopping Centre, Bayswater, London W2 | 1 minute from Books etc
For anyone who needs a fast, healthy lunch Yo! Sushi is the place to go. Its conveyor belt service means you've always got plenty of choice, ... More
 
 
 
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Couscous Cafe
London > Restaurants > African restaurants
7 Porchester Gardens, Bayswater, London W2 | 1 minute from Books etc
North African cuisine. Booking advised. Tables on patio. ... More
 
 
 
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Fresco
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
25 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 1 minute from Books etc
Middle Eastern cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Near Books etc
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 20 minutes from Books etc
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 22 minutes from Books etc
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 25 minutes from Books etc
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Bayswater
London > Leisure > Activities
Whiteleys, 6 Porchester Gardens, Bayswater, Bayswater, London W2 | 1 minute from Books etc
A Vogue shoot with hot model Daisy Lowe just goes to show the height of hip that All Star Lanes has reached. This fun bowling alley ... More
 
 
 
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QUEENS Skate, Dine, Bowl
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
17 Queensway, Bayswater, London W2 | 4 minutes from Books etc
A huge indoor ice rink, 12 bowling lanes, plenty of retro arcade machines and a British diner by MEATliquor - QUEENS ... More
 
 
 
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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
127-131 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 5 minutes from Books etc
This spacious Westbourne Grove branch of beauty emporium Space NK is one of only two London stores to offer treatments at the luxurious Spa.NK. The shop, ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Books etc.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Prince Bonaparte
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
80 Chepstow Road, Notting Hill, London W2 | 6 minutes from Books etc
Situated in the heart of London's trendy Notting Hill area, The Prince Bonaparte gastropub offers a warm atmosphere that most other pubs simply cannot. The warmth ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cow
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
89 Westbourne Park Road, Bayswater, London W2 | 8 minutes from Books etc
Sitting on top of a noisy, packed pub, this dining room serves excellent traditional British food at steep prices. The Cow is hugely popular with locals, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Mall Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
71 Palace Garden Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from Books etc
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Books etc clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Westbourne House
London > Nightlife > Bars
65 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 3 minutes from Books etc
Boasting an elegant design, this large venue is a popular place for perusing the long and imaginative cocktail list. Westbourne House is more of a bar ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Notting Hill Arts Club
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
221 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 9 minutes from Books etc
Pricey but always fun, this subterranean dive in the heart of trendy West London enjoys a steady crowd and on big nights it gets absolutely packed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Little Yellow Door
London > Nightlife > Bars
68 Notting Hill Gate, W11 | 9 minutes from Books etc
Styled around a Notting Hill living room, The Little Yellow Door originally launched as a pop-up but now remains open ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Books etc.
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Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 13 minutes from Books etc
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
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Electric Cinema
London > Business > Venue Hire
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 14 minutes from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 18 minutes from Books etc
Kensington Conference and Events Centre, Just a two minutes walk from High Street Kensington Underground Station, Kensington Chelsea and Events Centre is a highly adaptable, purpose-designed ... More
 
 
 

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The Three Pigs And The Wolf
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Puppet Theatre Barge 10 minutes walk from Books Etc

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The Print Room 12 minutes walk from Books Etc

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Diana: Her Fashion Story
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Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2017 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 13 minutes walk from Books Etc

Twenty years on from her death, Kensington Palace traces the evolution of Princess Diana's style in Diana: Her Fashion Story. ...More

 
Enlightened Princesses
Exhibitions | Until 12th November 2017 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 13 minutes walk from Books Etc

This exhibition brings together over 200 objects owned by three German princesses who were married into the British Monarchy, Caroline, ...More

Serpentine Pavilion 2017: Designed by Francis Kere
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Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

Serpentine Gallery 17 minutes walk from Books Etc

The award-winning architect Diebedo Francis Kere brings his characteristic sense of light and life to the lawns of Kensington Gardens ...More

 
Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!
Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Serpentine Gallery 17 minutes walk from Books Etc

As part of the gallery's popular summer season, the Serpentine Gallery presents Grayson Perry's The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!. ...More

 
Arthur Jafa: A Series Of Utterly Improbable, Yet Extraordinary Renditions
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 17 minutes walk from Books Etc

Films, installations and lecture-performances that tackle, challenge and question prevailing cultural assumptions about identity and race....More

A Still Life By Chardin
Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2017 

Lisson Gallery 19 minutes walk from Books Etc

Works in a variety of media, exploring the contemporary legacy of the ill-fated Parisian artist, by Audrey Barker, Hanne Darboven, ...More

Santiago Sierra
Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2017 

Lisson Gallery 19 minutes walk from Books Etc

The provocative artist, known for his politically and socially charged work, presents a solo exhibition featuring a large-scale, site-specific installation....More

Prom 15: The Godlike Genius Of Scott Walker
Prom 15: The Godlike Genius Of Scott Walker
Concerts | On 25th July 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 20 minutes walk from Books Etc

Jules Buckley conducts the Heritage Orchestra to perform works from "cult crooner" (Evening Standard) Scott Walker, featuring special guests Jarvis ...More

 

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