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Royal Festival Hall: Tours & Tickets

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Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A whole host of my family attended for a celebration and the food was amazing, staff lacked a little in being attentive, and when a fair amount of money has been spent it should be a positive experience. Drinks brought at the bar by family...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank carolbrice
Reviewed 5 days ago

Located in the "South Bank Complex", across the Thames and a little diagonal from Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. We usually stay at the London Marriiott County Hall, so it is about a 4 minute walk from the hotel. Lovely venue. Nice complex...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank SanFranciscoVoyager
Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended a graduation ceremony of students of London South Bank University here recently . I was struck as always by the wonderful architecture and the brilliant fittings - including the grade one listed carpets . It is a truly wonderful auditorium and a great...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Mark Benjamin L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see a kids/family show and it was absolutely lovely, it was organised, friendly, good show and overall pleasant and welcoming.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank I_Cam_01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit to the Royal Festival Hall having booked a matinee performance by the LSO. The South Bank Centre is a very well designed building with all the facilities you could want. Plenty of staff to assist and the mass movement of people is very...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank colinf296
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hadn't been here for a while but we booked to see James Morrison. This is a great venue for concerts as there isn't really a bad view.  There are no obstructions, we were half way up in the stalls with an amazing view. The...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank sa1gon
Reviewed 12 October 2019 via mobile

Went to see and hear Verdi’s Requiem-not our favorite piece of music , but the performance by the London Philharmonic and choir of 80+ was a definite one time experience despite two late stand in’s for the tenor and soprano . The acoustics in the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank intervale
Reviewed 2 September 2019

Was recently here to see Nick Offerman. Have never been here before but will definitely check out what else they have going on. Easy to get to from Waterloo Station (5 min walk). The Accessibility Team were extremely helpful and escorted us to and from...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank tinuvieltravelworld
Reviewed 21 August 2019

it was a perfect venue for the occasion. we were all looked after and shown to our seats. i have a disability and they were very helpfiul

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jenhall1993
Reviewed 9 August 2019

This is a really good venue and fortunately also has good facilities and good access for disabled people. Often very busy so you're likely to need to book in advance.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Big time attractions such as the London Eye and a
thriving theatre scene (compliments of the National
Theatre and the Young Vic) are but a few of the
reasons that Southbank is such a collectively
cherished part of town. With plenty of family friendly
activities and venues lined up along a pedestrianized
river bank between Westminster Bridge and Waterloo
Bridge, visitors can always expect a casual and
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Phyllis C
28 December 2015|
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Response from triotravel3 | Reviewed this property |
Saw this last year. Loved it. All timings reported in other replies are accurate. Interval about half hour after start, and total showtime about 1.5 hours. Note that last year people were not allowed to take drinks into the... More
Renuka W
12 October 2015|
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Response from triotravel3 | Reviewed this property |
Southbank Centre is a fundamentally a concert hall with other cultural events throughout the year. It is not a leisure centre, there are no gym facilities, or swimming pool.
Danny L
26 September 2015|
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Response from Peter r | Reviewed this property |
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