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St-Leu

Address: Amiens, France
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Ranked #4 of 10 Attractions in Amiens
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
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Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
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East Dereham, Norfolk.
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82 reviews 82 reviews
16 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The St.Leu area is quite diverse beginning with the shops and cafés along rue Vanmarcke which are obviously serving the thriving student population. Crossing over the bridge towards Quai Bélu one finds the touristy area comprising several bars/restaurants (but usually open on Sundays which is a bonus). Have eaten in some of these restaurants and they are not that expensive.... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We walked through this area both during the day and night and it has a great feel to it. It's just behind the glorious cathedral, so easy to find. We had coffee in one restaurant and dinner in another, and it seems that where you go in the area there is a good welcome. Well worth a visit.

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UK
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243 reviews 243 reviews
138 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful spot by the river, nice restaurants, buildings, park either just to wander or to stop at a bar and soak up the ambience. Look out for the car obviously placed in the river near the statue, a students prank I think.

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Lincolnshire, UK
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114 reviews 114 reviews
31 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Outside seating areas to sit and eat and drink and take in the views. I always use it. I like to spend pleasurable evenings eating French cuisine. I have no dislikes

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Cambridgeshire
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36 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Just the area to amble round, looking at the buildings and the mediaeval layout. The few shops are small and "touristy" but you are not there to shop. It isn't entirely traffic free and the cobbled surface is difficult for the less mobile, but otherwise a pleasant amble between the Cathedral and the restaurants. Weekend evenings are more exciting as... More 

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Manhattan Beach, CA
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136 reviews 136 reviews
43 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Many shops with a variety of goods. A good Subway shop for a snack in the middle of old town. On holidays everything is closed. You have to park outside the old town and walk the streets.

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London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I had lunch in St. Leu, the old quartier of Amiens. I was disappointed that there were only restaurants there and was hoping to do some shopping too, but unfortunately there wasn't one shop. I decided to have a Galette at the only restaurant towards the end that makes Galettes. I ate indoors as it was a cool day, but... More 

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Lovely area with lots of restaurants/cafes and bars to choose from, all on the river. The views along the water were lovely with very old bridges

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Yoxall, United Kingdom
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78 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Good to stroll around on a sunny day otherwise when poor weather not much going on . Good place to take photographs and watch the world go by . Not far from the busy me of centre ville .

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London
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We had two walks round St Leu - the first one was disappointing but on the second one we went round the back way which is very quaint and pretty, and it's pleasant finding the bars and restaurants overlooking the little canal.

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