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There for Grand Designs

For me, Excel is the wrong side of London from where I live, so it is all about the exhibition. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ian C
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London, United Kingdom
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Great space but struggles to cope with its own success

Was at a large conference this week with over 12,000 attendees. The Excel was also hosting Grand... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
incandescent
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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ExCeL London is home to a huge range of events, including two of the UK's largest exhibitions - The London International Boat Show and The British International Motor Show. Whether your passion is property or golf, diving or music, interior design...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1 Western Gateway | Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was the worse show we have been to with the family. The Excel was not the rught location, the rooms are not linked well and the arena was the worst, couldn't hear the host and the kids saw nothing. A guy in a wheelchair...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank KLG018
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went to the motor show with my family as we were given the tickets as a Christmas present. I was quite excited looking at the tickets as I was picturing a large event with a range of different cars and dealers. Unfortunately, this wasn't...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I attended the motor show and found it to be highly disappointing. This review is about the Excel centre who hosted the show. The signage was terrible - nothing outside to even advertise that the show was taking place, and very limited signage inside to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What an absolutely filthy eating experience I had here. The icy till attendant (with pinprick lasers for pupils) made me feel bad inside. All I did was pay her wages by ordering a burger. Speaking of which, mine was of the lowest order – rubbery,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank 795daved
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I can not believe the Excel allow this muck to be sold here. 3 meals purchased at a cost of almost £40. It was absolutely rank. The buns may as well have been made of concrete. I did how ever like the burger sauce. What...More

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

London motor and tech show very disappointing few high end cars that you can see in most car garages. No list of what was happening on live stage or in the arena no bmw no mini no Mercedes no renault no concept cars no tech...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Harpersgirl99
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

£25 wasted should have gone toured car showrooms. How they justify £25 is beyond me. Ok so they have some nice cars beyond the reach of most people but where were the manufacturers stands just glad the cider was ok. Will not go again, the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank yoaitch
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have just been to The Bridge whilst at the Excel. Took a while to be seated as staff looked lost, despite empty tables and a growing queue! With a self ordering system with the on-table tablet, you’d have thought that the waiters/waitresses would’ve had more...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank JB18679
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was at a large conference this week with over 12,000 attendees. The Excel was also hosting Grand Designs and a fitness event at the same time. The space itself is good and there are a lot of facilities, food venues etc, but with so many...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank incandescent
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For me, Excel is the wrong side of London from where I live, so it is all about the exhibition. We went to the Grand Designs exhibition, which was enjoyable though there is obviously something of an overlap with the Ideal Homes exhibition earlier in...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Ian C
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kASHISH660
May 14, 2019|
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Response from pauld267 | Reviewed this property |
DLR is your best bet it stops almost outside. Didn't see any tour buses or stops nearby
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Rebecca W
February 15, 2019|
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Response from nic_gaskin | Reviewed this property |
There are public areas where you can eat your own food and there are lots of outlets selling a range of types of food.
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Mags N
November 4, 2018|
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Response from jo T | Reviewed this property |
You’ll have to contact them. I was only visiting for half a day. Sorry I can not answer your question
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