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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...more
Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 1LR, England
City of London
+44 20 7909 1073
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice shops, interesting architecture inside and the modern surrounding buildings (Gherkin, Lloyds, Walkie Talkie)

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Scottishkayaker
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this place on a Saturday. There were not too many people, but then most of the stores were closed. There were only handful open for lunch. I wasn't a fan of Harry Potter but the lack of crowd made it easy navigate to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GuyFromTheSix
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in to the Pizza Express with our Grand-daughter a couple of months ago for a quick lunch. Placed our order just after 1.00 - chased up several times (the last being 1.40) when we were told that it was just going to go in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DeryckWheeler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the heart of the city. Covered area Beside Lloyds of London with restaurants and bars. Great buzz and hive of activity. Recommended for a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came upon this by chance after wandering around some of the futuristic buildings of the city. Lovely quaint old shop fronts housing great restaurants and shops! Absolute contrast to its neighbours.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank theharrogatelady
Reviewed 12 January 2019

I'd been told that this was either the place or the inspiration for Diagonal alley in the Harry Potter series -- and it was indeed, charming -- but no Harry to be seen. Alas. I wouldn't make a detour to see this -- but if...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Shirleydog
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

A stunning part of old London architecture in an area of the city with the most new developments. Not a real market now mainly eateries bars etc.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PHE22
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

This has always been one of my favourite places in the City of London. The architecture is stunning and definitely a hark back the the old days. Amazingly it hasn't truly changed and you can sense the times here. I used to deliver to a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 28 December 2018

Being near the banking center, everything closes very early. Especially over the Christmas holiday. There was a nice spirits shop open, and the restaurants and pubs all looked quite tasty. It is a good place to walk around for photo opportunities, as all the storefronts...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Heather H
Reviewed 21 December 2018

Old Victorian cobblestone covered market with lots of shops, stalls and bars, all the bars have large inside and outside drinking areas for the Christmas crowds. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to
its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile
in the world, the financial district known simply as
“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
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Response from Bonglabongla | Reviewed this property |
The tour from Leadenhall ends a minute or so away from the sky gardens. The Leadenhall tour us not too much walking either. At certain places there are public benches, but it is mostly standing. There may be a few steps... More
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Response from AngieP49 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is definitely open all year round.
12 March 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.