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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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Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  26% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 3 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
 
 
 
Threadneedles, Marriott Autograph Collection
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £97  28% off
5 Threadneedles Street, EC2R | 5 minutes from Books etc
Housed in an esteemed former banking hall in the City, this magnificent boutique hotel provides a luxurious sanctuary. The spacious rooms are decorated in a chic ... More
 
 
 
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £66  28% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 6 minutes from Books etc
With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
 
 
 
 
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WH Smith
London > Shopping > Books
Station Shop, Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 3 minutes from Books etc
A branch of Smiths is a fixture of practically every high street up and down the country. The chain sells stationery, magazines, books, greeting cards, gifts, ... More
 
 
 
Kall-Kwik
London > Shopping > Books
47 Cornhill, City, London EC3V | 4 minutes from Books etc
A large chain of copy and print shops. Provides the usual range of print, copy and design services. ... More
 
 
 
WH Smith
London > Shopping > Books
15 Lime Street, Leadenhall Market, City, London EC3M | 4 minutes from Books etc
A branch of Smiths is a fixture of practically every high street up and down the country. The chain sells stationery, magazines, books, greeting cards, gifts, ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Books etc
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
150 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 3 minutes from Books etc
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
 
 
 
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Cycle Republic, Fenchurch Street
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
23 Lime Street (off Fenchurch Street), EC3M | 3 minutes from Books etc
After opening its first London site in 2014, Cycle Republic - the cycling-only specialist store from Halfords - now boasts ... More
 
 
 
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Laduree Cornhill
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
14 Cornhill , City, London EC3V3ND | 4 minutes from Books etc
This famous French patisserie dates back to 1862, when Louis Ernest Ladurée, a miller from southwest France, created a bakery at 16 rue Royale in Paris. ... More
 
 
 
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Santa Monica at Skylounge
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 1st June to 30th September 2016
Skylounge, Tower of London, 7 Pepys Street, EC3N | 6 minutes from Books etc
Following on from last year's Nantucket Beach Club, the SkyLounge presents another summer residency in 2016, this time taking inspiration from Santa Monica. The stylish rooftop ...More
 
 
 
London Concertante: Vivaldi Four Seasons By Candlelight
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 8th October 2016 - 7.30pm
Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge, SE1 | 6 minutes from Books etc
The UK's leading chamber orchestra, currently celebrating its 25th anniversary season, performs Autumn and Winter from Vivaldi's Four Seasons, Bach's Concerto For Two Violins, and works ...More
 
 
 
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Ship Shape Saturdays: Signals At Sea
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: 13th, 20th and 27th August 2016 - 11am-4pm
HMS Belfast, Morgan's Lane, Tooley Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Books etc
Experience and test out how top secret messages are sent so that only those who should know actually understand them....More
 
 
 
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The Lamb Tavern
London > Entertainment >
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 4 minutes from Books etc
Located within Leadenhall market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical listed building is set over ... More
 
 
 
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Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Books etc
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... More
 
 
 
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Books etc
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Books etc
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The Monument
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fish Street Hill, City, London EC3R | 1 minute from Books etc
Following an 18-month closure which began in 2007, The Monument reopened in February 2009 revealing the effects of a £4.5 million renovation. If you're feeling energetic ... More
 
 
 
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St Magnus the Martyr
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Lower Thames Street, City, London EC3R | 2 minutes from Books etc
St Magnus' was built by Sir Christopher Wren between 1671-76, and boasts a steeple dating from 1705. Henry Yevele, Richard II's master mason, is buried here. ... More
 
 
 
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Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
London > Attractions > Sights
20 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 2 minutes from Books etc
Designed by world-renowned architect Rafael Vinoly, 20 Fenchurch Street, nicknamed the 'Walkie Talkie' made headlines before it even opened when it 'melted' cars parked ... More
 
 
 
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Fengshui Dining
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
1A Pudding Lane, City, London EC3R | 1 minute from Books etc
Chinese Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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The Folly
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
41 Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 1 minute from Books etc
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Scarpetta
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
110 Cannon Street, City, London EC4 | 2 minutes from Books etc
Canon Street Italian Scarpetta offers fresh pastas from the regions of Southern Italy via a menu created by chef Pierluigi Sandonnini who trained under three Michelin-starred ... More
 
 
 
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Pitman Training Centre
London > Education > Professional Training
Warnford Court, 29 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 6 minutes from Books etc
Secretarial, clerical and IT training... More
 
 
 
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Curzons
London > Leisure > Fitness
55 Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 2 minutes from Books etc
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Fitness First
London > Leisure > Fitness
55 Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 2 minutes from Books etc
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Fitness Exchange
London > Leisure > Fitness
London Bridge Health and Fitness, Swan Lane, City, London EC4R | 2 minutes from Books etc
A relatively new player in the health and fitness market, the Exchanges offer well equipped gyms, as well as classes, beauty therapy and swimming. New members ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Books etc.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Books etc
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Books etc
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
 
 
 
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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
Dirty Martini, Monument
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Lovat Lane, City, London EC3R | 2 minutes from Books etc
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Bar One Cannon Street
London > Nightlife > Bars
103 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 3 minutes from Books etc
Bright airy chain bars with a good range of beer, wine and spirits offering reasonable gastropub style food. Comfortable, with plenty of tables, leather sofas, polished ... More
 
 
 
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Proud Cabaret City
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Mark Lane, City, London EC3R | 5 minutes from Books etc
Just as you used to be in a 1920s speakeasy, at Proud Cabaret you're entertained while you dine. A lively mix of cabaret, jazz and burlesque ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Books etc.
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Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 4 minutes from Books etc
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
 
 
 
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Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 4 minutes from Books etc
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Gibson Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 6 minutes from Books etc
... More
 
 
 
 

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Dr Johnsons Houses
Tours | Until 31st December 2016 

Dr Johnson's House 13 minutes walk from Books Etc

A 300 year old town house, nestled amongst a maze of courts and alleys. It was built in 1700 and ...More

Yerma
Yerma
Theatre | Until 10th September 2016 

The Young Vic 18 minutes walk from Books Etc

After presenting a critically acclaimed version Ibsen's The Wild Duck in 2015, Simon Stone has now written and directed his ...More

 
Realisms
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Books Etc

Exhibition exploring how many 20th-century artists resisted the onslaught of abstractionism, and how the realist movement was hijacked by political ...More

Charlotte Posenenske
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Books Etc

An exhibition curated by Jessica Morgan and Kyla McDonald, exploring the German artist's journey from geometric abstractions to free-standing industrial ...More

Leon Golub & Hrair Sarkissian: Facing History
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Books Etc

Works by two artists whose subject-matter is violence and atrocity. Golub's three canvases draw upon news photographs from the Vietnam ...More

Nicholas Hlobo
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Books Etc

Artworks which utilise craft techniques of stitching and weaving to express the challenges of talking openly about homosexuality in South ...More

Surrealism And Beyond
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Books Etc

Mixed works exploring how surrealist artists approached dreams, the channelling of the unconscious mind and the power of random conjunctions....More

Everyday Alchemy: Contemporary Sculpture
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Books Etc

Sculptures which use commonplace objects to explore notions of value. Featured artists include Subodh Gupta, Haris Epaminonda, Rachel Harrison and ...More

Around Abstract Art 1920-1935
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Books Etc

An exhibition exploring the development of abstract art in the inter-war period, and how the term came to be favoured ...More

Arte Povera And Anti-Form
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Books Etc

An art exhibition curated by Mark Godfrey and Helen Sainsbury, which explores how from the late 1960s many artists began ...More

 
 
 
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