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The London Silver Vaults

Chancery Lane | Entrance on Southampton Buildings, London WC2A 1QT, England
+44 20 7242 3844
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Silver Vaults

You would never know this place was there. It’s at 51-53 Chancery Lane. Enter the building go... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SandraDeery1
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
via mobile
Amazing Aladdin’s Cave

We were alerted to this hidden gem by a visiting American, it is hardly known by people in the UK... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Joyce L
,
Ryde, United Kingdom
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Chancery Lane | Entrance on Southampton Buildings, London WC2A 1QT, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You would never know this place was there. It’s at 51-53 Chancery Lane. Enter the building go downstairs and you are in a warren of small silversmith shops. The silver on display is amazing and you don’t have to buy to look round it’s free....More

1  Thank SandraDeery1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were alerted to this hidden gem by a visiting American, it is hardly known by people in the UK. You go down into underground vaults where there are row upon row of small shops containing the most wonderful collection if silver I have ever...More

Thank Joyce L
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Brought a friend here who had never visited before. He wanted to see some hidden London and this is a great and literal example as it is entirely underground.

Thank sheepygold
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

This a fantastic place to visit, the silver for sale or just to browse is an eye opener from antique to current the collection is amazing, well worth a visit.

1  Thank Locksy1
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

This is a fascinating place for either the dedicated silver collector or just someone who wants to get the impression of what Aladdin's cave would be like if it wasn't just a fairytale. However remember that this place is in the middle of London and...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Visited here on a Monday morning, around 11am. I was looking for a silver brooch and thought I'd definately find it here, but for the time of day, most of the 'shops' were shut. I didn't get a brooch! But If I'd wanted some silver...More

Thank ellemwalker
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Made up of many small shops, with anything you can think of made out of silver. Interesting to walk through. Four feet thick walls, and large bank safe type doors, it has never been broken into. The building above took a direct hit during the...More

Thank Owenthomas
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

I went here on a BEE Midtown free walk from Holborn. When you arrive, you wouldn't really know that it is accessible to the public. Were taken in, bags searched, and given a brief explanation of the history (although you could read this yourself from...More

Thank CheekyLondon
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Looking for Xmas presents today. The problem is the vast selection. You need quite a long time to look around properly.

Thank sheepygold
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

On the recommendation of a friend, we decided to explore the vaults. I think our visit was tarnished at the start by the gruff and sarcastic man at reception. We didn’t feel welcomed at all. You go downstairs into the basement and we found that...More

Thank sassybowwow
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Pamela C
23 March 2018|
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Response from Gill504170 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Pamela. Sorry I do not know the answer. Suggest you look on their website next week where there might be a revised opening hours for Easter. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.
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greeniesChristchurch
25 May 2017|
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Response from An_Expat_Wife | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It is free, however you will be tempted to spend on all the beautiful things for sale inside !
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