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Leadenhall Market

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Address: Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 1LR, England
Phone Number: 0207 909 1073
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Leadenhall is a thriving Victorian covered retail centre with a wide range...

Leadenhall is a thriving Victorian covered retail centre with a wide range of goods on sale. Its cobbled walkways and glass roof make it an attractive place to shop, eat and drink or simply to relax. Famous visitors include John Wayne, Clint Eastwood and Harry Potter.

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Very charming

had lunch at one of the small restaurants in Leadenhall Market and the atmosphere was lovely, its so pretty and worth a visit if in the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Maria W
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Vejle, Denmark
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Seattle, Washington, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you like to stop by after work and have a drink, this is a good place. If you would like to take pictures, you can find nice angles to take photos of this place.

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Vejle, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

had lunch at one of the small restaurants in Leadenhall Market and the atmosphere was lovely, its so pretty and worth a visit if in the area.

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

An unexpectedly large warren of historical building and old market. We were there on a Saturday night (crazy busy hot spots) so went back Sunday--just to appreciate the history and architecture. Interesting to walk through--very much looking forward to a guided tour. I think the bars/pubs/restaurants are an ancillary reason to go--the history and architecture is magnificent. This is much... More 

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Dublin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Good choice or options for lunch with some shopping thrown in as well, decent whiskey shop in the local.

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ENGLAND
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth visiting if in the area, but not worth a special trip. Mixture of smal shops, eateries and pubs but almost all closed at the weekends. Regularly used for filming

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow what a place. Saw this on a bicycle tour with Breakaway Tours, the secret tour. This was used for the Harry Potter films. Go late in the afternoon when the lights are on, what atmosphere. Not on your regular sights to see but it is a must see place!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm lucky enough to work near. We frequently go out for beers in the afternoon or for lunch in the market. It offers a picturesque escape from the normal concrete and glass of the city. I'm told the market starred on one of the Harry Potter films. It might explain at least some of the photographs found at any time... More 

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Halmstad, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here because some scenes from Harry Potter had been filmed here. A lot of restaurantsm bars and also shops, Very nice view to take fotos. If you want to take nice picture visit the place in the morning.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Come here for the architecture of this building built in the 15th century . It's also really nice because it's covered from the rain. Nice range of shops and restaurants to chose from.

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Halmstad, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautifully restored place in London. Several choices for food and drinks. Excellent subject for photography.

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