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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...more
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Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 1LR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had not been to Leadenhall Market since my father would now and then take me to the city as a kid and we would buy lobsters there, being able to choose them in the fishmongers basement. It seems times have very much changed and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank DonnaWashington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found this place very interesting, shopping and dining experience in the heart of Lond. Buildings with really beautiful Victorian architecture. I would recommend this place for evenings for dinner or a a drink. Weekends are sad there, the place is closed or empty.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thought that coming on a Saturday afternoon would give us the opportunity to fully experience the market. Not so much. Most things were closed with the exception of a few restaurants, so I'm guessing that it the market really caters to businesses that are...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank DezP13_1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went here on a saturday which I thought will be busy since its a weekend, but all stores are close except for 2 restaurants. I guess it was okay because we were able to find the leaky cauldron blue door and got some amazing...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm a Harry Potter fan, and so I thought this place was super cool. Leadenhall Market is in the business district of London and was used as Diagon Alley in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. The entrance to wizard's pub, the Leaky Cauldron, is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Amjar1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, we went here only because of Harry Potter. Market is beautiful, but we didn't expect huge groups of people standing everywhere. Still a great experience, it was nice to see a place where this wonderful story was shot.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A market has been here since Roman times, alongside a Roman temple, but the buying, selling and trading now goes on in the futuristic buildings near by. The workers and tourists alike are drawn to socialise there, just as they would have done 2 millennia...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank sheffieldeats
Reviewed April 17, 2019

Small nice designed Market! Some of famous Harry Potter scenes was taken here. It may worth a visit if you pass by, not to travel specifically for it. London has a huge offer for these landmarks as well.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Natanlub71
Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

Really nice market! Seems like a hidden treasure will be back again when I next visit London. The main pub in the market is a must

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

On a very warm (for February) lunchtime, this place was buzzing with City workers enjoying their lunch. The architecture in here is in contrast to the modern buildings adjacent to it and takes you back well over a 100 years.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Sue H
March 4, 2019|
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Response from DeryckWheeler | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - didn't have coffee whilst in the Market, but plenty of choice about
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Linda P
January 27, 2019|
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Response from Bonglabongla | Reviewed this property |
The tour from Leadenhall ends a minute or so away from the sky gardens. The Leadenhall tour us not too much walking either. At certain places there are public benches, but it is mostly standing. There may be a few steps... More
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February 5, 2018|
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Response from AngieP49 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is definitely open all year round.
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