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Thornton's Arcade

Off Briggate, Leeds LS1 6LQ, England
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Great visit

Another great arcade with wonderful architecture, lovely shops, selling a huge variety of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
Beautiful Arcade Ruined By Constant Vaping

This arcade used to be fabulous to visit - a real gem. Unfortunately, since a vaping shop has... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Chris L
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Off Briggate, Leeds LS1 6LQ, England
Leeds City Centre
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another great arcade with wonderful architecture, lovely shops, selling a huge variety of goods. Well worth a visit.

Thank MadamPC
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This arcade used to be fabulous to visit - a real gem. Unfortunately, since a vaping shop has opened, the owners seem to take great pleasure in standing outside their shop engulfing families in vaping mist/smoke. Unless you enjoy breathing in clouds of chemicals, I...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Great for a walk through and good for people watching. However mostly high-end designer shops so only window shopping for me. Nice to see different shops to the usual high street chains and no tourist tat.

Thank Riverbankannie
Reviewed 17 March 2017

All the arcades in Leeds are wonderful to wander round, and window shopping is clearly an occupation.

Thank martytc2014
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The old arcade with modern shops, the best of yesterday with the flair of today. Do take the time to visit the old arcades in Leeds, there are a few. The shops are beautiful, but the surrounding buildings give the feel of Victorian times.

Thank Uli J
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Another special arcade of Leeds, well looked after with a good range of shops. Thornton's Arcade runs parallel to Queen's Arcade so it is tempting to compare the two. Inside you'll find a good range of shops, some of them independent and (almost) all of...More

Thank ArghyaKolkata
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Its somewhere that is classically different. Great architecture great shops...somewhere different to shop

Reviewed 10 February 2017

In here you see a different side to Leeds. This is quite old fashioned but in a good way and quite historic. There are also some lovely little shops in it.

Thank Natalie E
Reviewed 29 January 2017

On a wet January day we enjoyed a wander through this arcade with it's eclectic mix of retailers. There seemed to be a few empty shops which is a shame, perhaps a sighn of the time of year rather than anything else. I hope so

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The arcade smelled rather unpleasant, due to a mess left behind that had not been cleaned up. It was windswept and rather unkempt looking - a disappointment!r

Thank Renewalsh
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