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Leake Street Arches

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Leake Street Arches is a celebration of urban art, dining and entertainment live from Waterloo. Eight former railway arches next to the famous Graffiti Tunnel have been brought back to life to provide a curated collection of independent restaurants...more
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Leake Street, London SE1 7NN, England
+44 20 7928 4944
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always make time for a trip thru the tunnel. Change is happening everyday. New artist working live and new venues happening. I take friends visiting London to show off ‘this is where I live’.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank HillyMcBilly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went today and it’s beautiful! Colourful, vibrant and was great to see artists working on the tunnels! We went to the Leake Street Galleries for the Mandela exhibition too - amazing, and highly recommended if you get the chance! Very well designed exhibition that details...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank mei700
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to have a look after an internet search of ‘hidden London’. Great idea to give somewhere safe for graffiti art to be displayed. Safe space to walk through -old people welcome!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank sheffieldeats
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I heard of this great place and glad I finally went. you can see some really spectacular work and the different types of people that are doing something inside are uber cool.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank kenji m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The leaks street tunnel was fun. My kids really appreciated the art work. We even saw several street painters in action when we were there on a Saturday. This is just a 10 minute stop. If you like street art then this is a good...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank travelkat2570
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been through here a couple of times since I discovered it and there have been some really great pieces of work done.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank David B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to view and photograph street art. I always make a point of walking through anytime I'm in London and its great to see something new each time. Wish there were more places like this in the UK.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TCarter14
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

I visited specifically to photograph the tunnel at first light and loved the colours, the ever changing street art and it's closeness to Waterloo underground. When I visited nothing inside the tunnel was open but found cafe nearby. Clearly the tunnel is used by the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AdeWotton
Reviewed March 3, 2019

The graffiti and spray paint art reminds one of Melbourne laneways, but there is a major exhibition at the Leake Street Gallery ,dedicated to the life and times of Nelson Mandela, and how he helped change a nation, and it’s people.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Boudin882
Reviewed February 18, 2019

Great place to do photography. Some amazing art work to see. Shame some kids go tag over the work tho. Hit and miss as to what you see from day to day. But well worth a visit and one I never miss each time I'm...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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September 8, 2018|
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Response from AkmalY21 | Reviewed this property |
yes open at night but not sure if you'll be able to see everything at night as you can during the daylight
June 9, 2018|
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Response from cazzaco | Reviewed this property |
No it’s pedestrianised - 2 minutes walk from Waterloo Station - parking nearby would be very expensive
January 12, 2017|
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Response from 2019traveltips | Reviewed this property |
We went late afternoon felt very safe.