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The London Silver Vaults

Chancery Lane | Entrance on Southampton Buildings, London WC2A 1QT, England
+44 20 7242 3844
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the original Aladdins cave

We'd been meaning to go here for some time but never quite made it until last Thursday. If you like... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ian1232015
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London, United Kingdom
Silver Vaults

You would never know this place was there. It’s at 51-53 Chancery Lane. Enter the building go... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
SandraDeery1
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Chancery Lane | Entrance on Southampton Buildings, London WC2A 1QT, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank ian1232015
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

You would never know this place was there. It’s at 51-53 Chancery Lane. Enter the building go downstairs and you are in a warren of small silversmith shops. The silver on display is amazing and you don’t have to buy to look round it’s free....More

3  Thank SandraDeery1
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We were alerted to this hidden gem by a visiting American, it is hardly known by people in the UK. You go down into underground vaults where there are row upon row of small shops containing the most wonderful collection if silver I have ever...More

Thank Joyce L
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Brought a friend here who had never visited before. He wanted to see some hidden London and this is a great and literal example as it is entirely underground.

Thank sheepygold
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

This a fantastic place to visit, the silver for sale or just to browse is an eye opener from antique to current the collection is amazing, well worth a visit.

1  Thank Locksy1
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

This is a fascinating place for either the dedicated silver collector or just someone who wants to get the impression of what Aladdin's cave would be like if it wasn't just a fairytale. However remember that this place is in the middle of London and...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Visited here on a Monday morning, around 11am. I was looking for a silver brooch and thought I'd definately find it here, but for the time of day, most of the 'shops' were shut. I didn't get a brooch! But If I'd wanted some silver...More

1  Thank ellemwalker
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Made up of many small shops, with anything you can think of made out of silver. Interesting to walk through. Four feet thick walls, and large bank safe type doors, it has never been broken into. The building above took a direct hit during the...More

1  Thank Owenthomas
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

I went here on a BEE Midtown free walk from Holborn. When you arrive, you wouldn't really know that it is accessible to the public. Were taken in, bags searched, and given a brief explanation of the history (although you could read this yourself from...More

1  Thank CheekyLondon
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Looking for Xmas presents today. The problem is the vast selection. You need quite a long time to look around properly.

Thank sheepygold
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MarievJv
24 April 2018|
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Response from sheepygold | Reviewed this property |
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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Pamela C
23 March 2018|
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Response from Gill504170 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Pamela. Sorry I do not know the answer. Suggest you look on their website next week where there might be a revised opening hours for Easter. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.
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