Leadenhall Market  

 
 
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Whittington Avenue, City, off Gracechurch Street, London EC3V 1LR
 
 
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Leadenhall MarketLeadenhall Market is a restored Victorian covered market that sells traditional game, poultry, fish and meat. Although there has been a forum (market place) on where Leadenhall Market stands today since the first century AD, the current wrought iron and glass building was designed in 1881 by Sir Horace Jones (architect of Old Billingsgate and Smithfield Markets). Close to the Lloyd's of London building and the Bank of England, it's a popular place for city workers on lunch break so the best time to visit is early lunchtime as it gets very busy by 1pm. It's open Monday to Friday from 11am to 4pm and is found in Whittington Avenue, off Gracechurch Street. Leadenhall is not only a scenic market place which makes for a lovely stroll around, it also sells some of the finest food in London.

 

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Underground Stations

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Monument Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Bank Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
6 minutes walk
 
Thames Exchange NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  32% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 1 minute from Leadenhall Market
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
 
 
 
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  32% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 5 minutes from Leadenhall Market
With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Tower of London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  26% off
7 Pepys Street, EC3N | 6 minutes from Leadenhall Market
The brand new purpose built DoubleTree Hotel Tower of London is a few minutes walk from Tower Hill and Fenchurch Street stations. With iMac entertainment systems ... More
 
 
 
 
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Petticoat Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Between Middlesex and Goulston Streets, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from Leadenhall Market
Petticoat Lane is London's world famous Sunday market and sells mainly clothes for men, women and children, from street-cred clubwear to over-orders of designer goods and ... More
 
 
 
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Old Spitalfields Market
London > Shopping > Markets
1 Crispin Place, Spitalfields, London E1 | 11 minutes from Leadenhall Market
Nestled in the heart of the city, in the shadow of Christ Church, Spitalfields Market marries market stalls with modern shops and restaurants. Where the delightful ... More
 
 
 
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Borough Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Leadenhall Market
Nestled in-between Borough High Street, Bedale Street, Stoney Street and Winchester Walk lives "London's Larder", more formally known as Borough Market. This gourmand's delight is London's ... More
 
 
 
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Cheese at Leadenhall
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
4-5 Leadenhall Market, City, London EC3V | Same location as Leadenhall Market
Dedicated fromageries are rare in London, but with around 100 different British and continental cheeses on offer, they don't come much more dedicated than Cheese at ... More
 
 
 
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Butcher at Leadenhall
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
7 Leadenhall Market, City, London EC3V | Same location as Leadenhall Market
This excellent butchers within the beautiful Leadenhall Market continues the long tradition at the market where British food has been sold since the 14th century. The ... More
 
 
 
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
150 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 1 minute from Leadenhall Market
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
 
 
 
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Meet Ollie Ollerton at Waterstones Leadenhall Market
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 1st May 2019 - 12.30pm
Leadenhall Market, 1-3 Whittington Avenue, Leadenhall Market, EC3V | 1 minute from Leadenhall Market
Meet ex Special Forces Soldier and TV Host Ollie Ollerton as he signs copies of his book 'Break Point'...More
 
 
 
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Breakfast at Tiffany's - Leadenhall Book Club
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 15th May 2019 - 6pm
Leadenhall Market, 1-3 Whittington Avenue, Leadenhall Market, EC3V | 1 minute from Leadenhall Market
Wind down from work at our monthly instore book club. Everyone welcome - all opinions and reading tastes valued! Expect wine, friendly people, and lots of ...More
 
 
 
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Feliks Topolski: Drawing Debden
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st October 2018 to 31st July 2019 - 10am-5pm
Leadenhall Market, Bartholomew Lane, EC2R | 5 minutes from Leadenhall Market
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Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 4 minutes from Leadenhall Market
Empty for four years, the building next to Drapers Hall and behind the Bank of England which used to be Throgmortons became Heroes Grotto of Comedy ... More
 
 
 
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Dabbers Social Bingo
London > Entertainment >
13-22 Houndsditch, EC3A | 5 minutes from Leadenhall Market
The UK's first immersive modern bingo hall, Dabbers Social Bingo revitalises the iconic British pastime with a theatrical drinking, dining and entertainment experience. Cups of ... More
 
 
 
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Bishopsgate Institute
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 9 minutes from Leadenhall Market
Built in 1891-94 by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Bishopsgate Institute's facade has a theme of arts and crafts. Inside you will find 19th century tiling, a ... More
 
 
 
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Lloyd's of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3V | 1 minute from Leadenhall Market
The landmark Lloyd's building, at 1 Lime Street, is arguably one of the most iconic buildings in The City. Designed by architect Richard Rogers, it was ... More
 
 
 
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Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
London > Attractions > Sights
20 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Market
Designed by world-renowned architect Rafael Vinoly, 20 Fenchurch Street, nicknamed the 'Walkie Talkie' made headlines before it even opened when it 'melted' cars parked ... More
 
 
 
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Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
London > Attractions > Sights
122 Leadenhall Street, EC3V | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Market
Comprising 224 metres of gleaming glass and steel, The Leadenhall Building , affectionately known as 'The Cheesegrater' due to its ... More
 
 
 
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Luc's Brasserie
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
17 - 22 Leadenhall Market, City, London EC3V | Same location as Leadenhall Market
French cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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S&M Cafe
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
28 Leadenhall Market, City, London EC3V | Same location as Leadenhall Market
1950s style sausage and mash café-come-restaurant. If you know what you want from a meal and what you want is good old, British sausages and mash then ... More
 
 
 
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Chop'd
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1 Leadenhall Market, City, London EC3V | Same location as Leadenhall Market
Chop'd is a good salad, soup and breakfast place where food is freshly made each morning. You can create your own salads choosing three house ingredients, ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 15 minutes from Leadenhall Market
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 17 minutes from Leadenhall Market
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 19 minutes from Leadenhall Market
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
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The Garden at 120
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
120 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | 2 minutes from Leadenhall Market
Owned by Italy's largest insurance firm, Generali, and designed by Eric Parry Architects, Fen Court is a fifteen story state-of-the-art office block which houses ... More
 
 
 
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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 10 minutes from Leadenhall Market
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
 
 
 
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Leadenhall Market
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | Same location as Leadenhall Market
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
 
 
 
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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Leadenhall Market
One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
 
 
 
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The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 10 minutes from Leadenhall Market
A Geronimo Inns pub in the City, The White Horse gives city workers a bright, airy space to eat, drink and relax and its pub garden ... More
 
 
 
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Bedales at Leadenhall
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
55 Leadenhall Market, EC3V | 1 minute from Leadenhall Market
A hidden wine bar and vault found beneath the cobblestone alleys of Leadenhall Market. ... More
 
 
 
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The Bootlegger
London > Nightlife > Bars
25-26 Lime Street, EC3M | 1 minute from Leadenhall Market
Celebrating the glamour of the Prohibition era, The Bootlegger brings alive America's roaring twenties in its retro basement. The extensive drinks menu includes ... More
 
 
 
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Proud Cabaret City
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Mark Lane, City, London EC3R | 3 minutes from Leadenhall Market
Just as you used to be in a 1920s speakeasy, at Proud Cabaret you're entertained while you dine. A lively mix of cabaret, jazz and burlesque ... More
 
 
 
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Gibson Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 3 minutes from Leadenhall Market
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30 St Mary Axe - Top Floor Restaurant at The Gherkin
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 St Mary Axe, Aldgate, City, London EC3A | 3 minutes from Leadenhall Market
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Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 5 minutes from Leadenhall Market
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
 
 
 
 

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