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Address: 1 Western Gateway | Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL, England
Phone Number:
+44 20 7069 5000
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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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Good except lots of junk food

Exhibited at the Natural Organic Products show (as we do every year). Staff Are okay. Bit stroppy and not that friendly but get the job done. Facilities Lots of toilets. Most... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bath, United Kingdom
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Sliema, Malta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was first time in there. A lot of coffee shops, nice service, well organized (apart of cloakroom). Hope I'll go there again next year.

Thank Edie_sz
Harlow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Travelled by London Underground and Docklands train, but there was a signal failure, so had to get on a bus, which then involved a LOT of steps (up & down) to get to the centre itself. Journey home slightly better. Had to 'detrain' at one point, only to be told the train was now OK and so we got on... More 

Thank EssexGirllala
Bath, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Exhibited at the Natural Organic Products show (as we do every year). Staff Are okay. Bit stroppy and not that friendly but get the job done. Facilities Lots of toilets. Most are downstairs but some have lifts for disabled access. Food Lots of different places to go but 95% of it is junk food. Burgers. More burgers. I found build... More 

Thank riseaboveituk
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was very busy and impressive. A really well organised event but it must be a logistical headache. Lots of places to eat and drink. Good transport network to and from the venue. Lots of security about and lots of people. Well worth a visit.

Thank walkinmylunchbreak
Southampton, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Holds some very good exhibitions here. Bigger then I thought it would be. Load of food kiosks, with more bars and restaurants right outside. Easy to get to via public transport in a good location. Free wifi. Just a quick walk from the emirates air cable carts.

Bath, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Bridge restaurant is in a London exhibition centre. As such, the standard you can expect is very low. If you approach this restaurant with this attitude, you will not be disappointed. The bread selection seemed to have been waiting on a plate for a few hours. It was dry and uninspiring. My main course of spicy chicken was fine.... More 

Thank PixAl
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went up for vape jam 3 good place to hold an event just a shame that one of the stations is closed at the minute.

Thank Rob C
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my first time in London and attended to the WTM. Location is convenient and all facilities are provided. It was a great experience and memorable one.

Thank Shasheen K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the natural food exhibition on business. The space is well laid out and the opportunities for relaxation, meetings and networking are good. Good transport links and overall a positive experience.

Thank Stephen Q
Andover, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time I've been to Excel.... was amazed how easy it is to get to, how big it is too. My only gripe was it's a bit pricey & at one of the outlets the chicken strips were very dry. Needed mayonnaise!

Thank Romerotaylor
RachelExCeL, Digital Marketing at ExCeL London, responded to this review

Hi Romerotaylor, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We're pleased to hear that, on the whole, you enjoyed your visit to ExCeL London. We appreciate your feedback on the food offering, and we'd really appreciate if you could leave feedback for the unit you visited through our website, so we can make note of this and... More 

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