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Royal Opera House

Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD, England
+44 20 7304 4000
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Built in 1732, this well-known theater is the home to the Royal Ballet and Royal Opera, which regularly features world famous stars and performances throughout the year.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD, England
Covent Garden
+44 20 7304 4000
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Reviewed yesterday

This was our first visit to the opera, and we couldn't have picked a much better place to see it. We chose this opera as it was staged on my birthday. Everything about this experience was amazing and I would go again to the opera...More

Thank huggetts2016
Reviewed 2 days ago

OMGoodness. There's a hugh amount of work behind the scenes. It's a virtual little city. Scenario building, actions practicing..

Thank gmeredith
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Royal Opera House, London is not only a magical theatre but is now truly egalitarian. The new production of La Boheme was itself magical but attracted an audience of barons, bankers, tourists and regular lovers of opera. The dress code is truly open. Suits...More

Thank Rod d
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic building and facility in the centre of London. Even better when you are going to see a performance. Fantastic bars and restaurants within the building.

1  Thank Ian G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was hoping to be able to catch an opera for my week in London but Swan Lake was the best on offer. Fantastic (1950s-inspired) production of the ballet by the Mariinsky Ballet company from St Petersburgh. My seat (a good seat) cost me 80...More

1  Thank Nicholas G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I try to go to the ballet as often as I can afford, but no matter how often i go I never fail to have a little trill whenever I enter the gilded red theatre. It really is a special place. Go!

Thank Myddle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here for Swan Lake and before the performance we ate in Balconies restaurant. Excellent seats and a very good performance

Thank Brian N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing venue right on the back of the Covent Garden end of shows. Great show and the vocals. Amazing

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 17 August 2017

If you are planning to be here to watch a performance, my strong advice - never be late for even 1 minute!!! No we were not late, but we were right on time... once to take your seat you understand - it's Royal :) We...More

2  Thank xTimewind
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We absolutely loved our visit. We did not know what to expect from our seats in the Amphitheatre, but although high up they afforded an excellent view of the whole stage and the sound was magnificent.

Thank Elizabeth N
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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Hannah G
19 March 2017|
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Response from Lorraine T | Reviewed this property |
It's pretty high,I don't like heights but it was bearable.Not a stiff drink in sight
Andy P
12 February 2017|
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Response from Tanzey K | Reviewed this property |
I believe not
10 August 2016|
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Response from DavidCDevon | Reviewed this property |
Yes lifts and ramps and very helpful staff