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Grand Opera House

2 Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7BA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 1919
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Beautiful theatre with Friendly staff

I have attended several pantomines here and it is a beautiful theatre with very friendly staff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anita K
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Dublin, Ireland
"Just walking by"

We stuck our head in to see what we could see and were greeted by a very friendly woman who let us... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AnnMarie K
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Buffalo, New York
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The Grand Opera House in Belfast is Northern Ireland's premier theatre, presenting a range of drama, dance, opera, comedy, musicals, pantomime, family and West End shows. Established in 1895, the theatre boasts the majestic Victorian main auditorium designed by renowned architect Frank Matcham. Extended in 2006, the original building has been joined by a striking addition to Belfast's skyline, The Baby Grand. The initiate studio is home to a smaller performance space with 100 seats. Northern Ireland's premier theatre delivers an outstanding programme of entertainment, playing host to some of the greatest names in theatre and music. The theatre boasts a wide array of popular shows; everything from opera and drama to pantomime, comedy and musicals. The Grand Opera House offers unrivalled corporate hospitality with tailored events packages and is the perfect venue for meetings, special events and conferences of all sizes. The historical theatre is one of the most unique conference venues in Belfast, catering for seminars, conferences, meetings and weddings for up to 130 people in the Baby Grand Studio. The Main Auditorium holds up to 1060 people and smaller meeting rooms are also available. The theatre bars stock a range of drinks including beer, wine and spirits, in addition to tea and coffee.
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2 Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7BA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have attended several pantomines here and it is a beautiful theatre with very friendly staff. Worth a visit.

Thank Anita K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stuck our head in to see what we could see and were greeted by a very friendly woman who let us take a quick glimpse inside. VERY IMPRESSIVE. inside and out!!!

Thank AnnMarie K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

always an excellent evening out, been a few times to different shows and always had a nice time, staff are friendly and it's a beautiful old theatre.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had our third visit to the opera house. Sound in box extremely poor. Sound much better in normal seats. Twice now we have had the supposedly best seats. All good except unable to hear most of the performance. You would think they could set...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful theatre. Saw The Art there - a very fun and witty play. A great way to spend a rainy evening.

Thank Tanya C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to see West Side Story here but have been many times to see various shows. It's a very plush theatre from yesteryear with a tasteful new build added with a a bar/restuarant It's in the centre of Belfast so easy to get to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been there several times for Comedian Show and Sexy Boy Show. Fantastic place. Well organised and staff there really helpful.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on Sunday 18th March to watch Give my head Peace show at 17.00 & have to say what a great time my wife and I had along with another 2 couples with us.Great seats we had in the circle & the show was...More

Thank kevin o
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Went to see play on the Saturday, seat near the stage so great view also comfortable which can't be said for many. Play was excellent 3 great actors and very funny story.Only downside i found and this can be said for most theatres is the...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

I joined a tour of the opera house recently after many years of attending a variety of different performances. It was good to see behind the scenes and to have the opportunity to view the theatre from the stage. The building is a real warren...More

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catrinaa2013
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Response from robandtai | Reviewed this property |
I have not booked the box, but have watched those who did and they are usually having great fun. If you can afford it, then yes, it's worth it for a special experience.
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Coffeeconnoisseur424
18 October 2017|
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Hi there, thanks for getting in touch. Firstly, we would advise signing up to our email list, as we often provide exclusive discounts through promotional codes for selected shows. In terms of general discounts these vary... More
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Hi Next years schedule hgas been relaeased and is on the web site
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