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Thornton's Arcade

Off Briggate, Leeds LS1 6LQ, England
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Gorgeous shops cafes & fab location

Super Victorian arcade with super choice of shops & cafes . Refreshing to be able to shop under... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
shelagh c
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Derby, United Kingdom
Historical arcade in Leeds

I've been visiting this and other arcades in Leeds for years, over time the shops have changed but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
darrenzo
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Leeds, England
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Off Briggate, Leeds LS1 6LQ, England
Leeds City Centre
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"independent shops"
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"lovely shops"
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"victorian quarter"
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"beautiful architecture"
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"beautiful glass"
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"modern shopping"
in 3 reviews
"shop till you drop"
in 3 reviews
"bonbons"
in 2 reviews
"chocolate shop"
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"window shopping"
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"excellent shopping"
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"lots of shops"
in 3 reviews
"city centre"
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"worth a visit"
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"visiting leeds"
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"rainy day"
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"ivanhoe"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Super Victorian arcade with super choice of shops & cafes . Refreshing to be able to shop under cover!

Thank shelagh c
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been visiting this and other arcades in Leeds for years, over time the shops have changed but it's brilliant that it's still here after many were demolished to make way for new developments. I always remember an old coffee shop and cafe that had...More

Thank darrenzo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like the other several arcades, this has been superbly restored and renovated, and is a delight to walk though. You should stroll through them all. The others are sometimes more spacious and have great coffee shops and cafes, whilst there's a great choice of clothing...More

Thank Alphablack
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

One of the less posh arcades in Leeds. Typical of the many Leeds arcades. Not as exclusive as the others. But has plenty of character and is what makes Leeds special as a shopping destination. Clean, all units open and prosperous. Better than the run...More

Thank Ludwik D
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

It is opposite the entrance tot he grander more elaborate Victorian quarter arcades but it has its style and shops. Well worth a visit.

Thank David S
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Dating from the late 1800's, and revamped a few years ago, this is one of the 4 main arcades in the Victorian Quarter. Very impressive roof, nice archiatecture, and lovely little botique shops.. Missed the clock chiming at the end of the arcade...

1  Thank alisdair t
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Another impressive, architecturally stunning arcade in the heart of Leeds. If you can tear your eyes away from the eye-catching glass roof, there are some fine independent retailers to be found along its length. The arcade dates back to 1878, but was tastefully refurbished in...More

Thank allertonlad
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This is another of Leeds' treasures. A really beautiful arcade with amazing architecture and stunning ceilings. A great array of individual shops.

Thank jude9999_10
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Thornton's Arcade is a lovely arcade full of individual business with one off products whereas the rest of Leeds consists of Branded labelled shops with no character.

Thank Whackend
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

I still think it's one of the best things about living in Leeds that you can access independent shops in a high quality environment. Modern Hairdressing and BonBons are highly recommended units in this particular arcade.

Thank Stewart_McGill
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