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Grand Opera House

2 Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7BA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 1919
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A trip to the ballet

A superb performance from the English National Ballet, friendly and helpfull staff and a beautiful... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sc19457
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A Great Victorian Opera House

The Grand Opera House is a must see if you are in the city. The interior is a sight to behold. It a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
MJD68
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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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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+44 28 9024 1919
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A superb performance from the English National Ballet, friendly and helpfull staff and a beautiful location all together a great evening. If there was any way that something could be done to manage the heat in the upper circle that would be a bonus but...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Grand Opera House is a must see if you are in the city. The interior is a sight to behold. It a step back in time to the old music halls/theatres. It's a national treasure and one that is shared by all who visit...More

Thank MJD68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see Joseph on sat nite show was brilliant really enjoyable a great nite out the cast were amazing would highly recommend this show

Thank Deborah T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting building that claims that Pavarotti performed here many years ago. Never went in , only saw the outside.

Thank BigoBoca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this venue sitting in your seat you feel like you are in a time gone by the original decor and stage really set a unique atmosphere. Every show I have seen here has been a delight and an enjoyable experience

Thank JamesW-Mc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Magnificent old theatre, tastefully up dated with top notch lighting, sound, etc. Joseph et al was a superb show, from Joe McEldery as Joseph, Lucy Kay as an amazing narrator, right down to a great kids choir, not a weak link in sight. What a...More

Thank Isaac B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Building itself is beautiful outside and in. I had honor to listen to The Magic of the Beatles performance which was great. Atmosphere was excellent. Staff in the Opera house are helpful and good in managing big events, patient and well prepared,

Thank natalia-vero
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thoroughly enjoyed the musical and as this was the 6th time I have seen it, I thought the entire energy, music, singers and fantastic costumes were amazing and one of the best presentations I have seen. I spoke to some visitors from Canada who...More

Thank Ericadonkey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a great night out in Belfast! Beautiful old building, great atmosphere at the bar and the staff are always lovely and accommodating. Plenty of options before for dinner and after for drinks. Stayed in the Europa after one show which was really handy as...More

Thank DromoraTheExplora
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got tickets online. Came for Joseph musical. Very nice theatre with the new and old parts joined together tastefully. Very impressed with the quality of the audio and scene.

Thank Garlies
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Tina H
How much for a box for swan lake 11 th November 2017
30 April 2017|
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Response from GOHMarketing | Property representative |
Hi there, we have a variety of boxes available with different capacities so prices vary. They can only be booked over the phone with our box office agents. So we ask you call us on 028 9024 1919 Mon - Sat 10 - 5pm.
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Edsane
why do you tell people on here to email any issues to you and never respond to emails?
7 December 2016|
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Response from GOHMarketing | Property representative |
We're very sorry if we have missed some communication from you. Can you tell us which email to sent your query to? Alternatively, if you are able to call us and press option 3, the stage door team will help direct your call... More
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carolzd
Does the Opera House offer any tours during the day? There's nothing that's very appealing, but I'd love to see the interior.
26 May 2016|
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Response from Chris M | Property representative |
Hi Carol, Many thanks for your message! We do provide guided tours of the Theatre. There are no set dates or times for tours as it's dependent upon our show programme. There is a minimum of 6 people to a tour and it... More
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