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Leadenhall Market

Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 1LR, England
+44 20 7909 1073
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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 Eastwood and Harry Potter.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 1LR, England
City of London
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+44 20 7909 1073
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11 - 20 of 238 reviews

Reviewed June 2, 2017

The place has the look of an old Victorian style market but was actually built in 1990. It's cute, but small and not much of a market. A few expensive shops and pubs. We took a few pictures because we had heard it was in...More

1  Thank rubymoose
Reviewed June 1, 2017

A great part of London that has kept the architecture of the Victorian Market. It is actually now changed to a Upmarket eating area and retained little of the products of the original Market.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed May 30, 2017

I thought the market would be bigger and more of a market. It was just a bunch of (expensive) restaurants and pubs. It looks great though, with beautiful looking buildings and ceiling.

Thank Tamara N
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Calm oasis on a muggy day In the city. Tremendous choice of old school wine bars , cafes and restaurants something for every ones taste and budget. A small step from the glass towers of the city takes you back in time to calm down...More

Thank BobsTrips-11
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Visited here as we were too early for our appointment at the nearby SkyGarden - glad we did! A wonderful Victorian building with ornate shop fronts. Mainly eating and drinking establishments but also other retail stores.

1  Thank Kule Dude
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Early Saturday afternoon, not much going on, most shops and coffee shops are closed, in the market and in side streets.

Thank es-travler
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

Do not miss it if you are a fan of Harry Potter. The building is like a hidden gem located in the financial area of London. If you are happened to go for skygarden or borough market, check it out as they are quite close.

Thank Jenny M
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Daughter heard the JK Rowling based Diagon Alley on Leadenhall, so off we trekked. You can see why it's the inspiration - covered alley of quaint shops. Very Victorian, unique and a real range of items to buy.

Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

I came through today and the scaffolding at the main entrance does spoil things a bit but this is still a great place to spend a few minutes to admire the architecture and the lunchtime atmosphere.

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

Very popular with the punters attending the pubs in the market after work and at lunch time. There were a few other specialist shops but the main attraction for me was the age of the building. Very old world London and if you're into quaint...More

Thank D P
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marbug20
March 12, 2017|
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Response from ALG5 | Reviewed this property |
the glass house is an opticians shop which was used as the entrance to the leaky cauldron. the market itself was used as the exterior for diagon alley.
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marbug20
March 12, 2017|
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Response from sheepygold | Reviewed this property |
Marisa Leadenhall Market is an arcade of shops and restaurants and it never closes so you can certainly visit it and admire the architecture on a Saturday BUT as the shops within the market rely on local city workers most... More
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lindseylou72
August 13, 2016|
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Response from Nick D | Reviewed this property |
Not exactly but it isn't open on a Sunday, at least the shops and restaurants aren't but you can still walk through it.
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