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Hamleys Toy Store

188-196 Regent Street, London, England
0870 333 2450
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As featured in London for young kids
Ranked #39 of 455 Shopping in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Shops
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Hamleys Toy Store is paradise on Earth for children, teens and adults. The magnificent seasonal windows, the displays and installations of various... more » Owner description: Hamleys Toy Store is paradise on Earth for children, teens and adults. The magnificent seasonal windows, the displays and installations of various themes and the hundreds of toys create the “myth” of Hamleys and make children from all countries to want to visit. « less
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Visited Hamleys on a trip to London with 3 kids aged 16, 5 and 3. They loved it of course, I think we spent about 2 hours there (lost track of time!) and there was entertainment for all age ranges, adults too! It really is a wondeland all on its own; however, it does come at a cost and toys... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Very expensive, but wonderful experience for kids. Many of the staff are demonstrating the toys, often allowing children to play too (unless it's too busy). Staff are friendly and helpful. Huge variety of toys for all ages. Can be very, very crowded and noisy, so not for the feint-hearted. The store has been in operation since 1760 - but not... More

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Entire building full of toys. How fun is that! My kid was just couldn't believe it. There are many demonstrations of toys, crafts, And games, which makes the visit even more fun. Highly recommended.

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sheffield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

this is not just for kids, its got so many floors the lego floor is fantastic. the staff are so happy and allow you to join in playing with the toys. you can spend some time in there so dont go in if you are in arush.

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Took my then 3yr old last year and the place was wonderful from top to bottom, yes certain things (particularly the cakes, sweets and drinks on the top floor) are overpriced but I was pleasantly surprised at the prices of a lot of the toys. My son was so overwhelmed he just wanted to look at everything not buy a... More

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Manchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I am rating this from my children's point of view - they love the place. 5 floor of sheer joy. It's an icon. Even before I moved to England as a non-travelled Scandinavian child I had heard of Hamleys. Toys, toys, toys. Every single toy you can imagine... As a parent, I love seeing the happiness on my children's faces... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

For children of all ages... Good prices and the staff obviously loved there job getting to play with all the toys on a daily basis...toilets were a bit yuk think public toilets were in a better condition

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

definitely go here. This is an amazing store with everything possible to think of for all ages! an amazing store and a must do for a trip to london.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I have recently visited Hamleys toy store in London. On arrival I asked to purchase an item the assistant didn't even know where to start looking. I am deafened and disabled with mutability issues. I was sent to e ery floor to be greated by blank faces. Until I reached the top floor where a lovely young man named Joseph... More

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Torquay UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Same old stuff on display. I think I bought the colour board over 40 years ago, could do with a stock refresh.

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