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The London Silver Vaults

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Underground vaults full of silver treasure

Historically, these vaults have housed silver and jewellery since the late 1800's and now are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
michele219
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Melbourne, Australia
silver silver

If you want to see some beautiful antique and vintage silver this is the place. Also some wonderful... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
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Chancery Lane | Entrance on Southampton Buildings, London WC2A 1QT, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historically, these vaults have housed silver and jewellery since the late 1800's and now are independent vault 'shops' selling all sorts of silverware and jewellery - antique, new, vintage. I loved the amazing visual spectacle of each vault's reflective and shiny treasures and browsing through...More

Thank michele219
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

It is an amazing experience to see all this wealth and beauty, and to realise that other people have owned and still buy these gorgeous things. Having been tempted, and forked out a fortune (for me anyway), it turns out that eBay had the same...More

2  Thank Noelynh
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We were looking for a silver serving tray, and I heard of this place so decided to visit. You should note it closes at 1.00 PM on Saturdays. You cannot take pictures. Lots of lovely stuff, and some very unusual silver items. Great to browse,...More

2  Thank Yavar K
Reviewed 25 July 2018

If you want to see some beautiful antique and vintage silver this is the place. Also some wonderful jewellery some specialised pieces definitely a lovely sparkly place to visit even just to browse lots to see.

Thank eternallywitty
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

You can spend half an hour having a look around, if you like silver. It's not just jewelry, in fact that's just a small part of it. It is deep under ground, with amazingly thick doors!

Thank sandra g
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

The London Silver Vaults is a fascinating underground silver market. The place opened as The Chancery Lane Safe Deposit back in the 1880’s, so it has a long history. The merchants have great stories and you can easily spend 30-45 minutes looking at all of...More

1  Thank Robogator0
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Spent a lot of time chatting with the shop owners, of whom are very friendly. Whilst looking at lots of shiny silver. I would definitely recommend if you’d like to have a look around or actually buy something. All visitors have their bags searched. Additionally...More

Thank TheUkReviewer
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Wished I could afford to buy something. Wonderful antique shops to visit if you like different stuff in silver.

Thank Shelli A
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

This is amazing for those who love to see exquisite sterling silver. From very old to modern designs. Love walking through here admiring the craftsmanship and beauty of times gone by.

Thank Glenda R
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We'd been meaning to go here for some time but never quite made it until last Thursday. If you like silver of just want to be dazzled by the sheer amounts on display then this is the place to go. Two floors below street level...More

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Sheryl C
29 July 2018|
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Response from TheUkReviewer | Reviewed this property |
Pre-booking is not necessary or paying an admission fee. The vaults are free and it is a shopping center for Silver all are welcome. However, you are subjected to security searches and photography is strictly forbidden. The... More
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MarievJv
24 April 2018|
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There is only one entrance located just off Chancery Lane. There is a security check if you have any bags and the elevator is to the right of the security desk. Thinking about it I believe there may be a step or two up to... More
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