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The Beaumont Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £358† 40% off
8 Balderton Street, Brown Hart Gardens, W1K | 1 minute from Books etc
Restaurateurs Jeremy King and Chris Corbin - of The Wolseley, The Ivy and Le Caprice - are behind this boutique hotel overlooking Brown Hart Gardens in ... More
Radisson Blu Edwardian Sussex Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £83† 35% off
19-25 Granville Place, W1H | 3 minutes from Books etc
Tucked away in a quiet spot beside Selfridges with Oxford St, Bond St and Hyde Park on the doorstep. Guests can enjoy free high-speed Wi-Fi on ... More
Radisson Blu Edwardian Berkshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £124† 41% off
350 Oxford Street, W1C | 3 minutes from Books etc
London's only hotel with an Oxford St address, on the doorstep of the West End's world class restaurants, bars and shops, including Selfridges. Guests enjoy: free ... More
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Shapero Rare Books
London > Shopping > Books
32 St George Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 8 minutes from Books etc
Specialists in travel, natural history and English literature with an extensive range of colour plate books ranging from sport, children's interest, architecture and economics.... More
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Maggs Brothers
London > Shopping > Books
50 Berkely Square, Mayfair, London W1J | 8 minutes from Books etc
Established in 1853, Maggs Bros. Ltd., is one of the world's oldest and largest dealers in antiquarian, first edition, autograph and rare books. Books are divided ... More
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Daunt Books Marylebone
London > Shopping > Books
83 Marylebone High Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 9 minutes from Books etc
Smooth wood panelling, streams of natural light bursting through a large, pitched glass roof - as soon as you enter Daunt Books on Marylebone High Street ... More
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Celine
London > Shopping > Clothing
Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Books etc
Clothing ... More
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Ordning & Reda
London > Shopping > Office Supply
Selfridges, Ground Floor 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 1 minute from Books etc
Simple and elegant, Ordning & Reda's range of self-designed Swedish paper products will put the feel-good factor back in your letter-writing life. And if you ... More
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Selfridges
London > Shopping > Department Stores
400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 1 minute from Books etc
Don't be fooled into thinking that this huge department store is simply a Mecca for commercialism and shopaholics. Selfridges has a truly fascinating history that supports ... More
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Rubens: Reuniting the Great Landscapes
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 20th May to 13th September 2020
Books etc, Hertford House, Manchester Square, W1U | 5 minutes from Books etc
In 2020, two landscapes by Peter Paul Rubens will be reunited for the first time in over two hundred years as part of a brand-new exhibition ...More
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Beethoven 250
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: 14th September 2019 to 1st December 2020
Books etc, 36 Wigmore Street, W1U | 5 minutes from Books etc
December 2020 marks the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth and to celebrate the occasion Wigmore Hall presents its special season, Beethoven 250. Launching in September 2019 ...More
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Wigmore Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
36 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Books etc
Built by the Bechstein piano company in 1901, this grandiose concert hall is regarded by many as London's best venue for chamber and solo performances. Wigmore ... More
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Marble Arch Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Marble Arch, W1C | 5 minutes from Books etc
Underbelly Productions, in association with Cameron Mackintosh, presents a pop-up theatre in Marble Arch, specifically ... More
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Regent Street Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 8 minutes from Books etc
The historic Regent Street Cinema is where the first ever performance of moving images took place. Created by the Lumière brothers, the film was shown as ... More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Books etc
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Oxford Street
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1C | 3 minutes from Books etc
With over 200 million visitors a year, more than 300 shops and 5 million square feet of retail space, Oxford Street lays claim to being London's ... More
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Gallery Elena Shchukina
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
10 Lees Place, Mayfair, London W1K | 3 minutes from Books etc
Gallery Elena Shchukina opens 24th September 2013. Artist and curator Elena Shchukina is launching an eponymous space in Mayfair this September that will challenge the trend ... More
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Michael Werner Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
22 Upper Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 5 minutes from Books etc
The Michael Werner Gallery, a New York gallery that has a "small but stellar roster of serious painters" (Financial Times), adds to its existing galleries in ... More
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Spaghetti House
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
74 Duke Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1K | 1 minute from Books etc
Running since 1955, Spaghetti House was set up by Northern Italians Lorenzo Fraquelli and Simone Lavarni and it still regarded as a family business. After opening ... More
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Yo! Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
Selfridges, 400 Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1A | 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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The Colony Grill Room
London > Restaurants >
The Beaumont, 8 Balderton Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 1 minute from Books etc
As you'd expect from Corbin and King, the duo behind Le Caprice, The Ivy, The Wolseley, The Delaunay - essentially a string of top London restaurants ... More
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 6 minutes from Books etc
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 6 minutes from Books etc
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 9 minutes from Books etc
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
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Books etc gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Brown Hart Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Duke Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 1 minute from Books etc
This beautiful garden just off Oxford Street and close to Selfridges occupies an unlikely position - above an electricity sub-station. Brown Hart Gardens were re-opened in ... More
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Claridge's Health Club & Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
49 Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 4 minutes from Books etc
Found on the top floor of Claridge's, the Health Club & Spa provides the chance to enjoy relaxing treatments while looking across London. In the spa, ... More
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Nyumba
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6-7 Mount Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 5 minutes from Books etc
Presided over by the outrageous, extravagant artist Michael Charalambous, Nyumba is not so much a unisex salon as a place of rest and relaxation, boasting some ... More
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Punch Bowl
London > Nightlife > Pubs
41 Farm Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 7 minutes from Books etc
Famous for its famous owner, the Punch Bowl became a celebrity hang-out when Guy Ritchie split up with Madonna. The director of 'Lock, Stock & Two ... More
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The Only Running Footman
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
5 Charles Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 9 minutes from Books etc
One of two venues belonging to The Meredith Group who also run The Portman in Portman Village, The Only Running Footman is a popular pub, restaurant ... More
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Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 11 minutes from Books etc
Built in 1882 this gorgeous Victorian pub could be the perfect spot for a night out, if you can find it, that is. Very close to ... More
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The American Bar at The Beaumont
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Beaumont, 8 Balderton Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 1 minute from Books etc
Like the rest of The Beaumont hotel it sits within, The American Bar is Art Deco in style - and what a style. It's the sort ... More
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Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
London > Nightlife > Bars
Selfridges Roof Top, 400 Oxford Street, W1A | 1 minute from Books etc
Cocktail king Ryan Chetiyawardana, better known as the award winning Mr Lyan, and his team are bringing the UK's first HOT-TAIL Bar to the rooftop ... More
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Burlock
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 Duke Street, W1U | 2 minutes from Books etc
A cavernous rum bar with a party atmosphere, Burlock stocks over 200 of the world's finest rums available under one roof, ... More
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Claridge's
London > Business > Venue Hire
Brook Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1K | 4 minutes from Books etc
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The Wallace Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Books etc
... More
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The Dorchester Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
54 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K | 9 minutes from Books etc
One of the most famous hotels in England, The Dorchester is a stunning Art Deco curve, overlooking the expanses of the Royal Parks. This is the ... More

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Beethoven 250
Beethoven 250
Concerts | Until 1st December 2020 

Wigmore Hall 5 minutes walk from Books Etc

December 2020 marks the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth and to celebrate the occasion Wigmore Hall presents its special season, ...More

 
Rubens: Reuniting the Great Landscapes
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Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2020 

Wallace Collection 5 minutes walk from Books Etc

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Angelica Kauffman
Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2020 

Royal Academy of Arts 12 minutes walk from Books Etc

Founding member of the Royal Academy and one of the most successful artists of her time, Angelica Kauffman is the ...More

Pretty Woman: The Musical
Pretty Woman: The Musical
Theatre | Until 2nd January 2021 

Piccadilly Theatre 14 minutes walk from Books Etc

Everyone's favourite Hollywood love story comes alive on the London stage this February when Pretty Woman: The Musical transfers from ...More

 
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
Theatre | Until 1st November 2020 

Criterion Theatre 16 minutes walk from Books Etc

Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong - winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy - ...More

 
Body Worlds
Body Worlds
Exhibitions | Until 11th September 2020 

London Pavilion 16 minutes walk from Books Etc

A fascinating exhibition which fuses science, art and health education, Body Worlds offers a unique insight into the human body. ...More

 
Les Miserables
Les Miserables
Theatre | Until 17th October 2020 

Sondheim Theatre 16 minutes walk from Books Etc

Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by ...More

 
Summer Opening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace
Summer Opening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace
Tours | Until 4th October 2020 

Buckingham Palace 19 minutes walk from Books Etc

Every summer inquisitive visitors get the chance to look around Buckingham Palace and admire the grand State Rooms used by ...More

 
George IV: Art & Spectacle
Exhibitions | Until 1st November 2020 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 19 minutes walk from Books Etc

Better known in his role as Prince Regent, when George IV ascended the throne, he amassed an unrivalled collection of ...More

On Happiness
On Happiness
Exhibitions | Until 4th October 2020 

Wellcome Collection 22 minutes walk from Books Etc

Turn that frown upside down and put on your happy face. The Wellcome Collection explores happy feelings in 2020. For ...More

 
 
 
 
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