London Eye Reviews
Description:Officially, the "British Airways London Eye", it is a giant ferris wheel situated on the south side of the ... more
Newest Review: ... a 20% discount but also means you don't have to queue to buy tickets. A family of four ticket costs just over £50. There is still a queue for ticket holders. The 'pre-flight' information said to allow 30 minutes but in fact the queue moved quickly and we were through in 20 minutes despite it being a gloriously sunny and clear Sunday morning. There were also entertainers on hand to make ... more
Customer London Eye Reviews (120)
by - written on 06/08/13 (Useful, 18 readings)
London Eye is now sponsored by EDF Energy rather than British Airways but it remains a great way to view London. We walked from Westminster which meant that we could take in the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben en route. We booked on line which gives you a 20% discount but also means you don't have to queue to buy tickets. A family of four ticket costs just over £50. There is still a queue for ticket holders. The 'pre-flight' information said to allow 30 minutes but in fact the queue moved quickly and we were through in 20 minutes despite it being a gloriously sunny and clear Sunday morning. There were also entertainers on hand to make queuing time go ... Read the complete review
by - written on 26/01/13, updated on 29/01/13 (Somewhat useful, 74 readings)
On my first visit to London I was made to go on the London eye because my anty had always wanted to go on it. When we got their we went to buy tickets which meant standing in a long queue. We bought the tickets which were quite expensive and then joined the queue to get on. Waiting to get on felt like ages as the queue felt like it went on for miles. When we got in the capsule there wasn't enough seats for everyone so a lot of people were either really squashed or stood up. From then on was the longest most boring half an hour of my life. The wheel went around so slow it just as well have been stopped. The view included ... Read the complete review
by - written on 10/11/11 (Very useful, 92 readings)
**THE LONDON EYE*** The London eye is just a short walk from London Waterloo station. It opened in March 2000 and has since then become an iconic landmark. The eye just looks like a giant Ferris wheel with clear pod's on the outer edge enabling you to see the beautiful views of London as you go round. Many people I know have been on the London eye but for me this was going to be my first time on it and I'm not a huge fan of heights so was feeling rather nervous. The eye is the tallest observation wheel in the world with a height of 135 metres which weighs over 2000 metric tonnes. The eye looks beautiful at night, when it's lit up in beautiful blue lights and can be ... Read the complete review
by - written on 24/07/11 (Somewhat useful, 140 readings)
What ever you do, dont go on the london eye! not only is it an eye sore in london, it has ruined my life for the past 6yrs! I will never go on it again and never recommend it! The whole "trip" takes about 20mins to go round, it's great for seeing london from high up, no good if you suffer from vertigo! The queue to get on was quite long but it moved quickly, so not much waiting around! It's not that cheap to go on either, I can't remember how much it was but everyone i was with didn't enjoy the trip. I reason i hate it is that, since only on it i have become claustroprobic, someone i was with in the dome thing has a panic attack ... Read the complete review
by - written on 25/04/11, updated on 25/04/11 (Very useful, 113 readings)
On a visit to London last year, a friend and I decided we'd go on the London eye. As I'm a student, I was ready to hand over my NUS card to get discount off, but unfortunately it wasn't accepted. The cost of the 'flight' was around £19 which included a 4D video experience. Once we had paid we went to queue at the viewing room. The wait wasn't too long until we were able to go in. Unfortunately there was no seating, which was a little annoying, because after trapsing around London all day your feet are aching. The viewing was quite good. You were given your 3D glasses, and then the door was closed and it began. There were things like bubbles on the screen which ... Read the complete review
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