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A fine chain of bookshops, usually occupying smaller premises than Waterstones. Regularly has impressive reductions on new titles, and carries a fairly broad stock.

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Farringdon Tube Station
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Cardinal House NCP
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    Malmaison London London

    Malmaison London

    from 91 40% off
    18-21 Charterhouse Square, London, EC1M 6AH 2 minutes away from Books etc

    Malmaison London has been stunningly converted into the finest boutique hotel in London. Right on the edge of trendy Clerkenwell and within the sound of bow ...More

    The Zetter Hotel London London

    The Zetter Hotel London

    from 60 36% off
    St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, London, EC1M 5RJ 4 minutes away from Books etc

    This boutique hotel in trendy Clerkenwell fits right in with the warehouse chic designer feel of the neighbourhood. Mixing vintage chairs with stark modern prints, there's ...More

    Atelier EC1 Apartments By Bridgestreet London

    Atelier EC1 Apartments By Bridgestreet

    from 111 29% off
    30 Greville Street, London, EC1N 8AF 4 minutes away from Books etc

    Atelier EC1 by BridgeStreet is a new five star, environmentally friendly apartment development based in the heart of Londons thriving Jewellery Quarter, near the City of ...More

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    Gekoski London
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    Gekoski

    Pied Bull Yard, 15 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, WC1A 2LP 18 minutes away from Books etc

    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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    Bookartbookshop

    17 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, N1 6HB 18 minutes away from Books etc

    We love this great little book shop. As the name suggests, you'll find books on art but, more specifically, they specialise in artists' books - and ...More

    London Review Bookshop London
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    London Review Bookshop

    14 Bury Place, Bloomsbury, WC1A 2JL 18 minutes away from Books etc

    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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    Farm Collective London
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    Farm Collective

    91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, EC1M 6BH 1 minute away from Books etc

    Its location oppositeSmithfield Market is a very appropriate spot for the Farm Collective to set up shop. Working with select farmers and small producers, this outlet ...More

    Smithfield Market London
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    Smithfield Market

    West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, EC1A 9PQ 1 minutes away from Books etc

    For tenants of Smithfield Market getting up in the dark is the nothing out of the ordinary; with the market opening at 4am these hard ...More

    Nicholas James London
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    Nicholas James

    16-18 Hatton Garden, Holborn, EC1N 8AT 5 minutes away from Books etc

    A trip to Hatton Garden is a rite of passage for any newly engaged couple but it can also be a confusing one. With so many ...More

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    Events near Books etc

    Near Books etc
    Henry IV (Part II) London
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    Henry IV (Part II)

    Dates: 14th December 2015 to 23rd January 2016
    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS 7 minutes away from Books etc

    Antony Sher plays the infamous comic knight Falstaff in Shakespeare's history play Henry IV Parts I and II, directed at the Barbican by Royal Shakespeare ...More

    Matthew Bourne's The Car Man London
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    Matthew Bourne's The Car Man

    Dates: 14th July to 9th August 2015
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4TN 13 minutes away from Books etc

    Fifteen years since its premiere, Matthew Bourne's "sweaty, oil-spattered version of Carmen" (The Guardian) is back. The internationally acclaimed award-winning dance thriller is loosely based ...More

    English National Ballet: Lest We Forget London
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    English National Ballet: Lest We Forget

    Dates: 8th to 12th Sep 2015
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, City, EC1R 4TN 13 minutes away from Books etc

    Following a successful first showing at the Barbican in spring last year, the English National Ballet's "clever mix of experiment and accessibility" (The Guardian), Lest We ...More

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    Near Books etc
    Barbican Theatre London
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    Barbican Theatre

    Silk Street, City, EC2Y 8DS 7 minutes away from Books etc

    The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ...More

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    Barbican Centre

    Silk Street, City, EC2Y 8DS 7 minutes away from Books etc

    Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ...More

    Barbican The Pit London
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    Barbican The Pit

    Silk Street, City, EC2Y 8DS 7 minutes away from Books etc

    In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance ...More

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    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Books etc
    St Bartholomew the Great London
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    St Bartholomew the Great

    West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, EC1A 9DS 2 minutes away from Books etc

    St Bartholomew the Great is a historic church founded in 1123 and the oldest parish church in the City of London. Features include the pre-Reformation octagonal ...More

    Museum of London London
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    Museum of London

    150 London Wall, City, EC2Y 5HN 6 minutes away from Books etc

    Experience the real flavour of London life from the prehistoric to present day when you visit the Museum of London, a modern ...More

    The Werkstatt London
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    The Werkstatt

    7-9 Woodbridge Street, Clerkenwell, EC1R 0LL 6 minutes away from Books etc

    The Werkstatt - meaning workshop in German - is a workshop for international designers and architects to meet, be inspired, play and create. A showcase for ...More

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    Polpo Smithfield

    2-3 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, EC1M 6DR Same location as Books etc

    Since launching the original Polpo in Soho's Beak Street in October 2009, Russell Norman and business partner Richard Beatty have expanded the brand at breakneck speed. ...More

    Hix Oyster and Chophouse London
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    Hix Oyster and Chophouse

    36-37 Greenhill Rents, Cowcross Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, EC1M 6BN 1 minute away from Books etc

    After 17 years as chef director Mark Hix left Caprice Holdings, famous for The Ivy, J Sheekey, Daphne's and a few other well known London restaurants, ...More

    Burger & Lobster London
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    Burger & Lobster

    40 St John's Street, Clerkenwell, EC1M 4AY 1 minutes away from Books etc

    This is the third branch of Burger & Lobster, following the success (see queues) of the original Burger & Lobster in Mayfair (opened in ...More

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    Career Energy London
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    Career Energy

    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, WC1V 7QH 8 minutes away from Books etc

    Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ...More

    London Wine Academy London
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    London Wine Academy

    Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, EC1R 5NA 9 minutes away from Books etc

    One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ...More

    LSO St Luke's London
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    LSO St Luke's

    161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V 9NG 10 minutes away from Books etc

    This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ...More

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    Urban Golf

    12 Smithfield Street, City, EC1A 9LA 3 minutes away from Books etc

    OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ...More

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    Postman's Park

    King Edward Street, City, EC4M 7DQ 5 minutes away from Books etc

    Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ...More

    My Chocolate Workshops London
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    My Chocolate Workshops

    Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, EC1N 7RJ 6 minutes away from Books etc

    Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate with this mouth-watering workshop. You will discover how chocolate is processed from bean to bar. Sample a variety of ...More

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    Fox & Anchor

    115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, EC1M 6AA 1 minutes away from Books etc

    This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ...More

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    Jerusalem Tavern

    55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, EC1M 5NA 2 minutes away from Books etc

    It’s teeny-tiny and, no, there aren’t enough seats, but the Jerusalem Tavern still provides a cosy nook to devour a rare breed of delicious ales. London’s ...More

    The Old Red Cow London
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    The Old Red Cow

    71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, EC1A 9EJ 2 minutes away from Books etc

    One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ...More

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    Vinoteca London
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    Vinoteca

    7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, EC1M 4AA 1 minute away from Books etc

    Wine bars in the UK were given a bad name in the 1980s but places like this show us how it should be done. Both the ...More

    The Longroom London
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    The Longroom

    18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, EC1M 4AY 1 minutes away from Books etc

    Situated in the heart of Clerkenwell, next door to St John and Smithfield Market, The Longroom specialises in craft beers, salt beef and gourmet sandwiches. Described ...More

    Fabric London
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    Fabric

    77a Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, EC1M 3HN 1 minutes away from Books etc

    Built on the site of a Victorian meat cellar, Fabric continues to boast the most sensational line-ups in the capital. Its global reputation is founded on ...More

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    The Rookery London
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    The Rookery

    Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, EC1M 6DS 1 minute away from Books etc

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    Museum of the Order of St John London
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    Museum of the Order of St John

    St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, EC1M 4DA 3 minutes away from Books etc

    The Museum of the Order of St John tells the story of the St John's Ambulance from within a 16th century gatehouse which was formerly the ...More

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    Haberdashers' Hall

    18 West Smithfield, City, EC1A 9HQ 3 minutes away from Books etc

    Opened by the Queen in 2002 and designed by Sir Michael Hopkins and Partners Haberdashers' Hall was the first new livery hall in the Square Mile ...More

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    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 2nd August 2015
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    Fabric  1 minute walk from Books Etc

    Peter Pixzel, Jacob Husley plus Jamma & Max supply house and techno.... More

    Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
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    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015
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    Museum of London  6 minutes walk from Books Etc

    A new pavilion gallery has been built in the courtyard of the Museum of London to house the Cauldron designed ... More

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    Kids Events | Until 2nd August 2015
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    Museum of London  6 minutes walk from Books Etc

    Listen to the story and solve the mystery.... More

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    Kids Events | Until 6th August 2015
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    Museum of London  6 minutes walk from Books Etc

    Search for relics from the Roman Empire.... More

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    Exhibitions | Until 29th November 2015
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    Barbican Centre  7 minutes walk from Books Etc

    Rarely seen photographs of the construction of the building from a bomb site into a brutalist architectural landmark.... More

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    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015
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    Barbican Centre  7 minutes walk from Books Etc

    Los Angeles-based digital artists Koblin and Tricklebank present a laser commission, which projects a sculptural wall of light around the ... More

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    Exhibitions | Until 23rd August 2015
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    Barbican Centre  7 minutes walk from Books Etc

    An all-day celebration of music and art.... More

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    Exhibitions | Until 24th January 2016
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    Guildhall Art Gallery  10 minutes walk from Books Etc

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    Matthew Bourne's The Car Man
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    Dance | Until 9th August 2015
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    Sadler's Wells Theatre  13 minutes walk from Books Etc

    Fifteen years since its premiere, Matthew Bourne's "sweaty, oil-spattered version of Carmen" (The Guardian) is back. The internationally acclaimed ... More

    Voga at Coq d'Argent
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    Sporting Events | Until 27th September 2015
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    Coq d'Argent  13 minutes walk from Books Etc

    What better way to spend summer Sunday mornings than doing voga on the roof of the Coq d'Argent? Even better, ... More

     
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