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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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Bad attitude.......

A first and last time visitor to The London Silver Vaults..... the quality and quantity of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris K
Sudbury, United Kingdom
via mobile
Do you want to know a secret?

The London Silver Vaults are free and worth a visit. These 35+ Underground Vaults are shops selling... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Epsom, United Kingdom
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Chancery Lane | Entrance on Southampton Buildings, London WC2A 1QT, England
City of London
+44 20 7242 3844
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A first and last time visitor to The London Silver Vaults..... the quality and quantity of the silver for sale there was mesmerising.... the prices were mostly exorbitant.....the attitude of many of the dealers was to say the least very poor..... I would not recommend...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The London Silver Vaults are free and worth a visit. These 35+ Underground Vaults are shops selling silverware ranging from £35 to in excess of £250,000. It is jaw dropping! Royalty and the famous visit the vaults. The vendors are helpful and so friendly. A...More

Thank Gill504170
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have wanted to visit the Silver Vaults and managed to do so this trip to London. It's definitely like others describe - dozens of large vaults which are actually shops loaded to the brim with silver items. Some of the vendors are very warm...More

Thank TwoTravelersToG... A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located near the Chancery Lane Tube the Silver Vaults are a fascinating journey back into the ornate history of upper crust silverware. My wife has a fascination with silver and a visit here was on her bucket list. No photographs are allowed inside. After a...More

Thank tsc1947
Reviewed 12 September 2017

On Chancery Lane, well below ground, behind a very impressive bank strong room door lies a number of shops all selling silver. Definitely worth a visit even if not a silver lover. And it is worth stopping a few minutes in the rest room, there...More

Thank Colin E
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I have been to London many times but had never hears of the Silver Vaults. What a wonderful place to go! Each seller is very enthusiastic about there wares and will spend as much time as you have to talk about their wares. Wonderful stop...More

Thank Stmp1120
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Bit off the beaten tourist rack but well worth a visit even if you're not "into" silver and/or antiques. It's a collective of family owned antique silver dealers set in the vaults of an impressive building in the heart of the City's "legal district" -...More

Thank DavidSFUK
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I had read up about this place and had to make a point to get there. Its quite off the tourist beaten track but once there it very exciting as they check your bags and No PHOTOS which I did not see before venturing down...More

Thank Di L
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing collection of sellers with a huge range of options. Most are friendly and willing to tell you about the period the specialize in.

1  Thank Matt P
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I discovered this when looking for underground related things to do. I visited with a friend close to closing time so was very quiet even during peak tourist season so this is definitely off the beaten track. We only spent less than an hour having...More

2  Thank Alastair M
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Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
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25 May 2017|
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 !
28 February 2017|
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Response from Philip_Marsh | Reviewed this property |
You are definitely going to the right place; The Silver Vaults is THE centre of the silver trade in UK and probably provides one of the widest ranges of products that you could wish for. If they haven't got it they could... More