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Thornton's Arcade

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Neighbourhood: Leeds City Centre
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Address: Off Briggate, Leeds LS1 6LQ, England

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lovely shops

Its nice and a good place to shop its a little expensive but the shops are nice with excellent decor.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
andybate1967
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The arcade smelled rather unpleasant, due to a mess left behind that had not been cleaned up. It was windswept and rather unkempt looking - a disappointment!r

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Its nice and a good place to shop its a little expensive but the shops are nice with excellent decor.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the first thing to do when you walk into the arcade is stop and look up for a while you will be amazed there is a great choice of shops in the building but i think the gem is the place itself if in leeds it is a must to visit

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Driffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this arcade by accident while completing a murder mystery tour through the city centre. It really is an excellent piece of architecture and worth visiting just for this alone, but the shops add to visit! Worth going to enjoy a stroll under the beautiful glass roof.

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Manchester England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful arcade would not look out of place in a capital city like London. It's weathered its 140 year history well. You would visit for the architecture and beautiful Ivanhoe clock alone. But it also has a great selection of local and designer brands along with some neat eateries. When shopping or simply visiting Leeds you really should include... More 

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Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A visit to Leeds MUST always include a mooch through this beautiful arcade.Wandering around here is always pleasurable but can work out expensive as the shops have many items that I cant source local to me.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Another great arcade in Leeds. Architecturally interesting with a good range of shops and of course ideal on a rainy day

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Peterborough
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Attractive and pleasant atmosphere, well worth a visit. Very clean and inviting. Good selection of shops

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

There are lots of quirky shops here such as a travel agents and a jewelers which is very high end indeed.

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Wirral
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Another ornate Victorian arcade in the centre of Leeds, a range of shops under a covered glass roof and well worth a look. There are plenty of superb examples of architecture in Leeds, and these well preserved arcades look very picturesque especially at the moment decorated for Christmas, even if we did visit early November !

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