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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most iconic buildings in the City which is now an upmarket retail venue with shops inside and out as well as free toilets. The cafe is being renovated and a couple of retailers have closed but go inside to see...More

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Many years ago I used to go here to eat my packed lunch. It has gone up-market since those days! Lots of high end small shops and a very nice restaurant in the middle. If you get a chance, go up to the balcony area...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

The Royal Exchange at the heart of the City, right next to the Bank underground station, has a fascinating history and is actually the third building on the site. The first building was established in 1566 as London's first purpose-built centre for trading stocks. It...More

Thank Ashsaw
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

This was once occupied by Lloyd’s Of London for nearly 150years. In recent years it has become a shopping centre full with high end retailers & a couple of cafes/restaurants. It has been magnificently restored in 2001. Please note though that it is generally only...More

Thank places2seeplaces2go
Reviewed 20 April 2018

This is a lovely building on the junction of Cornhill and Threadneedle street, near to Bank Underground station. Outside, there's a nice war memorial, beyond which there are impressive massive columns by the main entrance. Inside, it is 'hollow' i.e. there's a huge rectangular atrium...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Tucked away on the first floor ambulatory, behind the restaurant tables and bars are some wonderful paintings depicting London's history through the ages. The paintings are not particularly well lit but the detail can still be seen and is well worth the time taken to...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Very Impressive building with an informative topograph just outside the front entrance. During the week bustling with activity but we visited on a Sunday which is very quiet as it is in the city of London.

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

There are probably 40 or so high-end retail shops in and around the Royal Exchange Building, many of which you will not find outside the U.K. While there is Louis Vuitton and Tiffany's, there are also boutiques like Lulu Guinness, Aspinal of London, Bremont watches,...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Paid over £11.00 for two luke warm chocolate drinks in ground floor cafe. When I went to pay the bill I had they had the audacity of adding a 'discreet service charge.' A bit much for bringing two drinks to one table.

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This is a grand building in a grand location. It is as impressive inside as out. There is a very stylish café and some lovely shops inside plus toilets and don't forget the shops on the outside too.

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