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The London Silver Vaults

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A wealth of glitter

The Silver Vaults seems to be an attraction not well known. I love going there. An endless... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Port Hope, Canada
Dazzling array of shops.

Called here on a recent trip to London. We had spent some time walking around Lincoln's inn fields... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Chancery Lane | Entrance on Southampton Buildings, London WC2A 1QT, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Silver Vaults seems to be an attraction not well known. I love going there. An endless labyrinth of shops all jammed with silver of every description. Each time I go I come away with some wonderful treasure, usually serving pieces like stuffing spoons. It's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Called here on a recent trip to London. We had spent some time walking around Lincoln's inn fields and after lunch, as it was raining we decided to call in here. I had shopped here a few years ago and had been wanting to show...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank annie h
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Go underground to an amazing selection of silver from antique to modern. Dealers were friendly and you could bargain with them. Wife got a beautiful contemporary solid silver bracelet for about $250. Worth the time. Browsing is encouraged!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank banjowine
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Five minutes walk from Chancery Lane Tube Station you will find the London Silver Vaults which celebrated its Diamond Jubilee in 2012. The exhibition houses every type of new and antique silver from a nutmeg grater to a handsomely crafted galleon. It is a truly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Valerie H
Reviewed 3 October 2018

It is as if all the antique silver in London has been brought to one place! The displays are like a glimpse into Aladdin 's cave . For silver collectors this is a very special place to visit . I was looking for a dessert...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank jeffreygrenfellhill
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Visited at a friend's suggestion and we were blown away by the beauty and quantity of the silver on display and on offer. Whether a serious buyer, or just a looker, this is well worth a few hours of your time while in London!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank davidb12017
Reviewed 23 September 2018

During a recent visit to London, my wife and I were in the St. Paul's - Museum of London neighborhood and decided to visit the Silver Vaults. It's located on a side street with a small sign. Walking in , you'll pass by security and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steven L
Reviewed 4 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
1  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

Date of experience: August 2018
3  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

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Yavar K
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14 November 2018|
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Response from davidb12017 | Reviewed this property |
As I understand it, the various vendors will buy old sterling silver place settings, coffee services, etc. I didn't see any dealers in bulk silver, although I certainly didn't see every single vendor there. I suspect it... More
Sheryl C
30 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