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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
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Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 1LR, England
City of London
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This isn’t necessarily somewhere to eat or shop ( although you can do both) but worth a wander and a look , with many old lanes and quirky buildings near by. Very beautiful decoration and although I’ve lived in London all my life, it took...More

1  Thank Wags63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's interesting if you want to see this type of architecture, but it's really small and we walked through it in a minute. There's nothing else much to see but some pubs/cafes/stores. I wouldn't go out of my way to see this place. It's next...More

Thank Meecheroo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place to visit but note that nothing is open on a Sunday. That said, the architecture is simply stunning and it nice to walk around the local area.

1  Thank BuzzFour
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place used to be a market back in the days of Queen Victoria. Now it really a upscale outdoor shopping mall as you'd expect situated next to the Bank of England and in the heart of the city. Mostly eateries and watering holes for...More

1  Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Leadenhall Market is the perfect place to wander through if you are in the City and have a few minutes to spare. There are shops selling vintage globes and maps, one selling glassware and even an antique shop selling ceramic plates and yarndling platerns. Also...More

Thank Bowler_or_Fez_Man
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Found this market whilst waiting to attend the Sky Garden. Different foods and different price ranges. We ate at LEON. Reasonable prices and food was good. We had the chicken burgers and fries and they were good. Good vegetarian options as were eaten by our...More

Thank Sitnam
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Leave the real world behind and without a flick of your magic wand and be transported to Diagon Alley. Entering Leadenhall Market, Harry Potter fans will recognize the the iconic landmarks. Tip: Take the train to Liverpool or Bank Street and upon entering the market...More

3  Thank Amy C
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

When doing the "Harry Potter walking tour", we discovered this beautiful market right in the middle of the City of London. Several restaurants, pubs and little stores make this "market" look like a movie set altough, this time everything is for real!!! Be ready to...More

Thank PJRibadeneira
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Great place to have a coffee through the daytime or a drink after work. It was extremely busy after 5pm. Really nice shops and cafes and eating places set in a beautiful location

Thank Gfen189
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

If you want to know what they do during the late evening check this place out. A lot of stores and people having social drinking sessions. Aside from the great design of the place you will see a little glimpse of their everyday life.

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MohamadZaidiA
5 February 2018|
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Response from AngieP49 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is definitely open all year round.
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marbug20
13 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.
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marbug20
12 March 2017|
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Response from sheepygold | Reviewed this property |
Marisa Leadenhall Market is an arcade of shops and restaurants and it never closes so you can certainly visit it and admire the architecture on a Saturday BUT as the shops within the market rely on local city workers most... More
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