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Address: 1 Western Gateway | Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7069 5000
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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ExCeL London is home to a huge range of events, including two of the UK's...

ExCeL London is home to a huge range of events, including two of the UK's largest exhibitions - The London International Boat Show and The British International Motor Show. Whether your passion is property or golf, diving or music, interior design or motorcycles, ExCeL London has a show that will inspire, excite, and entertain. We are situated at Royal Victoria Dock, within a 100-acre waterfront campus, which includes a variety of hotels, bars and restaurants. For information on staying over, eating and drinking, travel to the venue, or any other customer service enquiries, please visit our website or contact us via email.

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Great exhibition venue

Lots of different places to eat and drink. Coffee houses and others. Large venue. Huge!! Arrive early to events is my best advice.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
mervynmurray
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London, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clearly don't listen to what customers are saying....and still no gluten free provision in any of the food outlets..or within the Exhibition halls. It was a FOOD exhibition...clue is in the name...and this Coeliac/diabetic was in bother again. (Thankfully sorted and safe). As others have said elsewhere ..lot of noise from the City airport. Place needs a tidy up, please.

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Thank ApricotSilk14
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

London Excel hosts top exhibitions from most of the industries in the world. Very well managed venue with nice cafes and ample public space.

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Thank Victorlondoner
Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I attended the WTM 2015 there was amazing is more like a show not business exhibition , really a lot of fun and a lot of amazing giveaways all the way from lighters and USBs to expensive champagne & cuban cigars and salsa dances , if you have the chance to visit go, its usually at the beginning of november... More 

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Thank Maged_Wassef
Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went For London Vet Show. Constant noise from air condition and passing airplanes made it hard to hear the speakers. Definately a bad pick for a conference with many presentations. Conveniently located next to public transport.

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Thank Lasse F
London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of different places to eat and drink. Coffee houses and others. Large venue. Huge!! Arrive early to events is my best advice.

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Thank mervynmurray
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always impressed whilst visiting this venue, ample parking, easy access via roads and well sign posted. Staff always helpful.... only issue is price of parking my coach whilst visiting with work

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Thank Keith S
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building has been renovated since my last visit years ago and there are so many places to eat. The recent River Cottage restaurant is a great addition to the venue. Staff are very friendly, polite and caring.

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Thank Rakhee L
Hastings, United Kingdom
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1,033 reviews
460 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 579 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fantastic venue for exhibitions and is a huge area for any shows that can take buses and coaches inside should they be displaying these in the exhibition Good staff who ensure that one is safe and secure - plenty of toilets too Recommended - Enjoy

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Thank badmintontim
London, United Kingdom
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632 reviews
253 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We regularly exhibit in Excel as it tends to be a very busy show every time and it is very popular amongst the British public. It is very well organised and easily accessible

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Thank TravelReviewer1983
Hastings, United Kingdom
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469 reviews
267 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place. Spacious and clean with plenty of toilets. Staff are friendly. Security is good. Plenty of food outlets.

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