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The London Silver Vaults

Chancery Lane | Entrance on Southampton Buildings, London WC2A 1QT, England
+44 20 7242 3844
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Like nothing else

On Chancery Lane, well below ground, behind a very impressive bank strong room door lies a number... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Colin E
A museum like experience

I have been to London many times but had never hears of the Silver Vaults. What a wonderful place... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Chancery Lane | Entrance on Southampton Buildings, London WC2A 1QT, England
City of London
+44 20 7242 3844
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On Chancery Lane, well below ground, behind a very impressive bank strong room door lies a number of shops all selling silver. Definitely worth a visit even if not a silver lover. And it is worth stopping a few minutes in the rest room, there...More

Thank Colin E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to London many times but had never hears of the Silver Vaults. What a wonderful place to go! Each seller is very enthusiastic about there wares and will spend as much time as you have to talk about their wares. Wonderful stop...More

Thank Stmp1120
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Bit off the beaten tourist rack but well worth a visit even if you're not "into" silver and/or antiques. It's a collective of family owned antique silver dealers set in the vaults of an impressive building in the heart of the City's "legal district" -...More

Thank DavidSFUK
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I had read up about this place and had to make a point to get there. Its quite off the tourist beaten track but once there it very exciting as they check your bags and No PHOTOS which I did not see before venturing down...More

Thank Di L
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing collection of sellers with a huge range of options. Most are friendly and willing to tell you about the period the specialize in.

1  Thank Matt P
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I discovered this when looking for underground related things to do. I visited with a friend close to closing time so was very quiet even during peak tourist season so this is definitely off the beaten track. We only spent less than an hour having...More

2  Thank Alastair M
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Coming from the United States, nothing like this exists here. Dealers, many of whom have worked to stock and sell their pieces for decades maintain intricate collections of silver and are very open to speaking with visitors and experienced collectors alike. Had a great conversation...More

Thank Evan S
Reviewed 27 May 2017

If you're looking for something unique and different to do in London then check this place out. Entry is free and it's interesting to read about the history behind the vaults when inside. No photography allowed, unfortunately because there was some really cool stuff in...More

1  Thank Katrina W
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I was lucky to be told about the London Silver Vaults by a colleague when visiting London and what a great experience it was. Something I would recommend to anyone who has an interest in silver. The shops are mostly all contained underground in one...More

1  Thank midask17
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We discovered the Silver Vaults in passing as a "point of interest" along a self-guided walk, and were really glad that we decided to make a quick stop to explore. The Vaults are a collection of silver shops, located beneath street-level and behind a massive...More

Thank Mrs_Padders
City of London
From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to
its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile
in the world, the financial district known simply as
“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighbourhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
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25 May 2017|
Response from An_Expat_Wife | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It is free, however you will be tempted to spend on all the beautiful things for sale inside !
27 February 2017|
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Response from Philip_Marsh | Reviewed this property |
You are definitely going to the right place; The Silver Vaults is THE centre of the silver trade in UK and probably provides one of the widest ranges of products that you could wish for. If they haven't got it they could... More