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Thornton's Arcade

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Neighborhood: Leeds City Centre
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Address: Off Briggate, Leeds LS1 6LQ, England

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Lovely period arcade.

Well worth a visit, along with other arcades nearby. Shop in keeping with the surroundings. Good variety and quantity, sensitively done.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
julia h
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well worth a visit, along with other arcades nearby. Shop in keeping with the surroundings. Good variety and quantity, sensitively done.

Thank julia h
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely arcade with expensive shops, nice to stroll down between streets and the centre mall, very quiet and peaceful

Thank HelMelMelbourne
Bedworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Another one of the wonderful Arcades of Leeds. Great place to wonder. I love the clock when it strikes on the hour. Great independent shops.

Thank cheekymonkey72
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Been here a few times and always have a wander around - bit quieter than the main streets and the architecture is great - near to a lot of the other great parts of lead city centre.

Thank bill c
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

It's so nice strolling around the Arcades, nice shops and cafes in gorgeous settings under the victorian glass. Even better when it's raining. Class, pure class.

Thank trevor7979
Redhill, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Must be part of any tourist stroll around Leeds. An amazing architectural achievement; and so stylish. Shame none of the more recent shopping centre complex's can't inspire us, and create such a lovely atmosphere as do these old gems. The shops are good too.

Thank dace520
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

this is a lovely shopping arcade certainly worth a look around beautiful glass and some lovely shops and lovely architecture

Thank susan952
Hatfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

The Thornton`s Arcade is right in the heat of Leeds town centre, one can not stop looking at the roof and all around you. There are some great little shops in here to, your going to really enjoy visiting so very much.

Thank Ian J
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Among the best of Leeds many arcades, now filling with expensive retailers, who are the only ones able to afford the rent. That's a shame.

Thank Stephen W
Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Another of Leeds lovely arcades with some good shops but for me it is the historical old building that is the star with its impressive architecture and stunning ceiling

Thank 70ish

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