ExCeL London (an abbreviation for "Exhibition Centre London") is an exhibition and international convention centre in the Custom House area of Newham, East London. Its 100-acre (0.40 km2) site is on the northern quay of the Royal Victoria Dock in London Docklands, between Canary Wharf and London City Airport. It was announced on 24 March 2020 that the centre was to be temporarily converted into the 4,000-bed NHS Nightingale Hospital as part of the response to the 2020 coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.Take a look at our London online travel route planner to schedule your visit to ExCeL London and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
ExCeL London Reviews
Was here during MCM Comic Con 2019. The space is really big, entry was quick and indications were plenty. Has several ATMs, but some were out of service this time. Several places to eat but expensive.... more »
When you visit here firstly you are greeted by its size, but then you feel at home with it, many cafes to choose from from salads to burrittos, you are just spolit for choice. The cafes make a good... more »
I’ve been here for multiple events and without a doubt it is one of the best venues I have been to. Nicely located and very good tube connectivity. Good logistic infrastructure. It’s a huge building with many coffee shops and food options. You won’t be disappointed.
Iv’e been here for multiple events and it is one of the best venues I have been too. I would say it would suit most as its a large place with many different food options and plenty of toilets. Each section is numbered so if you loose a friend you can simply say which number you are close to. The area surrounding the Excel is a nice area too with multiple restaurants and hotels. There are a few pubs,cafes and shops nearby as well. Excel is easily accessible by train as the closest Station stops right by the Centre.
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