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Thornton's Arcade

Off Briggate, Leeds LS1 6LQ, England
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One of the less posh arcades in Leeds. Typical of the many Leeds arcades. Not as exclusive as the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ludwik D
via mobile
A smaller arcade, less grand but worth a visit.

It is opposite the entrance tot he grander more elaborate Victorian quarter arcades but it has its... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
David S
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Off Briggate, Leeds LS1 6LQ, England
Leeds City Centre
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the less posh arcades in Leeds. Typical of the many Leeds arcades. Not as exclusive as the others. But has plenty of character and is what makes Leeds special as a shopping destination. Clean, all units open and prosperous. Better than the run...More

Thank Ludwik D
Reviewed 7 December 2017

It is opposite the entrance tot he grander more elaborate Victorian quarter arcades but it has its style and shops. Well worth a visit.

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Dating from the late 1800's, and revamped a few years ago, this is one of the 4 main arcades in the Victorian Quarter. Very impressive roof, nice archiatecture, and lovely little botique shops.. Missed the clock chiming at the end of the arcade...

1  Thank alisdair t
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Another impressive, architecturally stunning arcade in the heart of Leeds. If you can tear your eyes away from the eye-catching glass roof, there are some fine independent retailers to be found along its length. The arcade dates back to 1878, but was tastefully refurbished in...More

Thank allertonlad
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

This is another of Leeds' treasures. A really beautiful arcade with amazing architecture and stunning ceilings. A great array of individual shops.

Thank jude9999_10
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Thornton's Arcade is a lovely arcade full of individual business with one off products whereas the rest of Leeds consists of Branded labelled shops with no character.

Thank Whackend
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I still think it's one of the best things about living in Leeds that you can access independent shops in a high quality environment. Modern Hairdressing and BonBons are highly recommended units in this particular arcade.

Thank Stewart_McGill
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is not a large shopping arcade, its not Victoria Quarter by any means, but it was, we believe, one of the the first of the shopping arcades to open in Leeds. The arcade offers an interesting collection of shops and food and beverage options...More

Thank og84
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Leeds has the most impressive arcades of any city we have visited. Whilst Thornton's Arcade may be the smallest it should not be missed. Beautiful architecture. Another gem in Leeds.

Thank Ledgie1
Reviewed 4 July 2017

It is a small but very attractive arcade, especially with the ceiling work. Lots of shops to visit, especially in a rainy day.

Thank GezginIstanbul
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