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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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Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
1 minutes walk
 
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4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  28% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 5 minutes from Books etc
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £71  24% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 6 minutes from Books etc
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  26% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 8 minutes from Books etc
This neat and simple hotel gets all the basics right. The prices are sensible, the rooms are simply and attractively decorated, there's a decent little bistro, ... More
 
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bookartbookshop
London > Shopping > Books
17 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 19 minutes 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 23 minutes from Books etc
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 25 minutes from Books etc
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Books etc

The best shops and markets near Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ted Baker & Friends
London > Shopping > Clothing
120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 3 minutes from Books etc
We love the average Ted Baker store but with Ted Baker & Friends the cool fashion label has taken the shopping experience one step further - ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Beau Gems
London > Shopping > Jewellery
26 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 3 minutes from Books etc
A high-class repair service for all varieties of damaged items. Antique jewellery and second-hand designer watches are on offer.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Penhaligon's
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
8 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 3 minutes from Books etc
130-year-old scent emporium with royal warrants. For a sweet-smelling, sensory overload, Penhaligon’s has to be the place to go. From the original Hammam Bouquet to the Winston ... More
 
 
 
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325 years, 325 objects
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd July 2019 to 15th May 2020 - 10am-5pm
Books etc, Bartholomew Lane, EC2R | 3 minutes from Books etc
Exhibitions & Art, Crafts....More
 
 
 
Today Only
John Rutter's Requiem
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 14th November 2019 - 7.30pm
Books etc, St Paul's Churchyard, EC4M | 6 minutes from Books etc
...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Beasts of London
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th April 2019 to 5th January 2020
Books etc, 150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 7 minutes from Books etc
From the soaring eagle to the infectious bacterium, Beasts of London shows the history of London, seen from the perspective of the animals in the city. ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Books etc

Near Books etc
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Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 5 minutes from Books etc
Empty for four years, the building next to Drapers Hall and behind the Bank of England which used to be Throgmortons became Heroes Grotto of Comedy ... More
 
 
 
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Guildhall School Of Music And Drama
London > Entertainment > Arts and Drama
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 8 minutes from Books etc
Part of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama , this is Grade II-listed building on Silk Street houses the Silk Street ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Books etc
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Books etc

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Books etc
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Bloomberg Arcade
London > Attractions >
3 Queen Victoria Street, EC2R | 1 minute from Books etc
Running through the site of Bloomberg's new European headquarters, the covered pedestrian Bloomberg Arcade is home to a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Church of St Mary Aldermary
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Watling Street, City, London EC4M | 2 minutes from Books etc
A church rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren, approximately 1680, in the Gothic style after it was destroyed in the Great Fire of 1666. It is, in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mansion House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
City of London, City, London EC4N | 2 minutes from Books etc
Mansion House, the Palace of the London Mayor, was originally for the Lord Mayor to represent the City in appropriate style, Sir Crispin Gascoigne was the ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Books etc

What are the best dining options near Books etc London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
72 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | Same location as Books etc
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Coq d'Argent
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
1 Poultry, Bank, City, London EC2R | 1 minute from Books etc
The City of London does many things well, but green space is not one of them. So, when summer strikes the suits roll up their sleeves ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tsuru - Mansion House
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
15 Queen Street, Mansion House, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from Books etc
Japanese Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near Books etc

Near Books etc
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 15 minutes from Books etc
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 16 minutes 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 17 minutes from Books etc
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Books etc gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Puttshack Bank
London > Leisure > Golf
1 Poultry, Bank, EC2R | 1 minute from Books etc
Putting a swing into your social life, Puttshack brings crazy golf into the 21st century with high tech equipment, blinging ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 7 minutes 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Garden at 120
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
120 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | 9 minutes from Books etc
Owned by Italy's largest insurance firm, Generali, and designed by Eric Parry Architects, Fen Court is a fifteen story state-of-the-art office block which houses ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Books etc

The best pubs near London Books etc.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 7 minutes from Books etc
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 8 minutes from Books etc
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 10 minutes from Books etc
One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
 
 
 
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Books etc clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca City
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
21 Bloomberg Arcade, EC4N | 1 minute from Books etc
Bringing more than 200 wines to Bloomberg Arcade, the covered pedestrian walkway running through Bloomberg's new European Headquarters, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Reserve Bar Stock Exchange
London > Nightlife > Bars
46 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 2 minutes from Books etc
Reserve Bar Stock Exchange in the City uses the stock market model to price its drinks - prices change in line with their popularity on the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Four Sisters Townhouse
London > Nightlife > Bars
5 Groveland Court, Bow Lane, EC4M | 2 minutes from Books etc
Falling somewhere between an old curiosity shop and a sumptuous Victorian gentleman's club, The Four Sisters Townhouse is an elegant, intimate cocktail ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Books etc

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Books etc.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 3 minutes from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Guildhall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 3 minutes from Books etc
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 2000 people.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 5 minutes from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
 

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Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas continues his 50 year anniversary celebrations with LSO with an evening concert of his own work ...More

LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
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Barbican Centre 9 minutes walk from Books Etc

Guildhall musicians perform a recital of Russian song ahead of London Symphony Orchestra's evening concert of Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev....More

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A fairytale pop-up, The Winter Forest returns to Broadgate Circle this winter with snow-covered pine trees, twinkling lights and festive ...More

 
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This summer, Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson, whose 2003 weather project flooded the Turbine Hall with fake sunlight, returns to Tate ...More

 
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In what will be the UK's most comprehensive survey of the Korean artist's work, Tate Modern presents a major exhibition ...More

 
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Tate Modern 11 minutes walk from Books Etc

The playful works of Dora Maurer come to Tate Modern this summer in what will be the first UK survey ...More

 

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