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Thornton's Arcade

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Address: Off Briggate, Leeds LS1 6LQ, England

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Attractive and pleasant atmosphere, well worth a visit. Very clean and inviting. Good selection of shops

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Attractive and pleasant atmosphere, well worth a visit. Very clean and inviting. Good selection of shops

Thank Comman
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are lots of quirky shops here such as a travel agents and a jewelers which is very high end indeed.

Thank Ethan E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another ornate Victorian arcade in the centre of Leeds, a range of shops under a covered glass roof and well worth a look. There are plenty of superb examples of architecture in Leeds, and these well preserved arcades look very picturesque especially at the moment decorated for Christmas, even if we did visit early November !

Thank Havana_Blast
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely example of late Victorian / Edwardian architecture from the very early 1900s nicely enclosed within a glass paned arched roof. The Victorian Quarter is home to a number of speciality and boutique shops.

Thank Symon P
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Always come here when we are in Leeds. It is easy to find and the shops are really good but expensive. Even window shopping is enjoyable here. Ample places to have a drink nearby or a bite to eat before setting off again.

Thank bill c
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

First time shopping in Leeds and so much to choose from. Beautiful original arcade with bright modern shopping.

Thank Jane B
Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Beautiful shopping district, lovely shops surrounded by wonderful architecture. Guys, check out Jeffrey West shoes. Harvey Nics is there too and the new Victoria Gait Mall which opened the day we were there and is worth a visit with a massive John Lewis.

Thank K3363ZDjayc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Wee went on a walkabout and really enjoyed this and the other arcades on a lovely warm afternoon. We love the glass roofs

Thank Shirley W
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

This is well worth a visit if you are feeling like spending a few £££ on nice treats :) Beautiful architecture, take your camera :)

Thank Steve P
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

These arcades are stunning. Shows Leeds off to its best, well worth preserving. If you are into designer shops this is the place to go. If like me you are not still worth visiting

Thank Tessa B

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