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    17 Quiet Spots In London To Curl Up With A Good Book

    Just don't steal my table, OK?

    1. Libreria

    Closest tube: Liverpool Street / Shoreditch High Street

    The brand new concept bookstore was built with readers and writers in mind. The interior was inspired by the Jorge Borges' The Library of Babel, and features a no-phone policy, and private reading and writing nooks built into the shelves.

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    2. 68 and Boston

    Closest tube: Tottenham Court Road

    A wine bar below, and a speakeasy-style cocktail bar above, this charming and quiet Soho haunt is a great spot to cosy up in the corner and work on your manuscript. Upstairs, Boston even has book corner and lamps fashioned from old typewriters to set the mood.

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    3. Antidote

    4. The Royal George

    5. St Martin-in-the-Fields' Café in the Crypt

    6. Timberyard

    Closest tube: Covent Garden / Oxford Circus / Shoreditch High Street

    With locations in Covent Garden, Shoreditch, and Soho, this trendy workspace offers big tables, good snacks, and like minds. The Soho branch offers a membership to their basement for late-night work and workshops perfect for writers and freelancers.

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    7. Said

    8. Graphic

    9. The Ace Hotel, Shoreditch

    10. Jerusalem Bar and Kitchen

    Closest tube: Tottenham Court Road

    While this spacious basement bar is hopping on the weekends, you'll find it quite quiet in the first half of the week. With the added plus of a killer weekday happy hour and plenty of secret nooks for privacy, it's a must-visit if you're looking to log some writing hours after work.

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    11. Ziferblat

    12. Scarfes Bar

    Closest tube: Holborn

    This drawing-room-style bar is perfect for writing with a sense of grandeur. With supremely cosy seats and a killer drinks menu, there's no way you won't feel inspired.

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    13. Yumchaa

    14. Hoxton Hotel

    15. The Lamb

    16. The Garden Café

    17. Look Mum No Hands

    Did we miss your favourite writing spot in the city? Leave it in the comments below!