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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD, England
Covent Garden
+44 20 7304 4000
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One of the great opera houses, home to the Royal Opera and Royal Ballet and host to international companies from across the world, such as the Mariinsky from St Petersburg this week, which was stunning. Tickets can be expensive for the best seats, but it...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very pleased to be invited to the performance in Royal Opera House ''L’elisir d’amore'' comedy with fantastic cast: Aleksandra Kurzak and Roberto Alagna. Gorgeous Opera house with specific atmosphere. Helpful staff and great service in the bar during the interval.

Thank Nana_har
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you expect a backstage tour to spend most of its 75 minutes in the front-of-house lobby and rear stalls for lectures on the theatre’s history and rehearsal process, looking at the view from the rooftop restaurant, and standing in the wardrobe room for a...More

1  Thank Jon B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Going to see an opera was always on my list of things to see....my very generous son bought me two tickets for my birthday/Mother's Day...so off my husband and I went, I was concerned that he wouldn't enjoy the performance... but I needn't have worried....More

Thank Michele P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I've just done the tour and it was a bit of a rip off. I'm so disappointed and astonished by the lie behind it. The first half of the tour is spent visiting "the front of house". This is the old main entrance, the glass...More

1  Thank Tabyria
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Managed to get some fairly last minute tickets to what turned out to be a sold out show. The tickets we had were very reasonably priced and booked via the ROH website. When we started walking up and up and up we thought we weren't...More

Thank Sarvarh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Turandot was our first opera at The Royal Opera House and we thoroughly enjoyed the production. We have seen operas at The Metropolitan Opera House in NYC, and have also seen operas in Prague, Vienna, San Francisco, and San Diego. This production of Turandot was...More

Thank 2beans2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see venue and worth the high expenditure for a treaty night out. We saw the 2017 production of Turandot and it was fabulous. Great singing and wonderful set and choreography. A night at an ROH production, whether opera or ballet, has...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw Turandot on Sunday evening, wonderful production with amazing perfomances from singers, dancers and orchestra. Surprisingly ROH didn't overcharge for programmes, drinks or ice creams. Wonderful venue and tickets not too outrageous even for orchestra stalls

Thank Angie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The opera house is a magnificent building. This is the second year I've been able to see the summer show. Sadly the second half was very challenging due to the steward not telling the woman and teen age daughter sat next to us to stop...More

Thank jogodalming
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
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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
13 February 2017|
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Response from DavidCDevon | Reviewed this property |
Yes lifts and ramps and very helpful staff