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Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall | Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP, England
+44 20 7589 8212
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Opened in 1871, the Royal Albert Hall is the world’s most famous stage. It is also one of London’s most iconic and visited tourist attractions. Over the years, it has been the scene of over 150,000 performances; from Wagner to Sinatra, The Beatles to Beyonce, Muhammad Ali to Adele, and is home to the celebrated BBC Proms. Whilst the venue is most famous for its shows by night, by day this treasured building is open for coffee, lunch, afternoon tea and guided tours of the building. Tip for tour ticket holders: Enjoy a 10% discount on items in the Hall’s gift shop and Cafe Bar.
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Royal Albert Hall | Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP, England
South Kensington
+44 20 7589 8212
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely evening of Rachmaninov music with conductor Thomas Dusgaard. Cafe crowded and queues for toilets, tight security with bag searches - very good. Nice atmosphere with everyone enjoying the music. A taste of nostalgia. Although I went on my own, got chatting to some prommers...More

Thank Christine894
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a conference there- fantastic venue! Architecturally amazing and when your there- you know your in a great venue! If there is something showing there that interests you- couldn't recommend seeing it here more! Literally an awesome venue!

Thank Lee L
Reviewed 3 days ago

We saw a number of concerts during the proms season. We also did the tour of the hall during an afternoon. The tour was interesting and added some good background to the hall. The highlight was seeing th queens reception room.

Thank Bridget M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent location. Plenty leg room in Stalls. Chairs rotate so you don't have to stand every time someone needs in or out. Sound quality is impressive!

Thank DeeEH4
Reviewed 4 days ago

My friend and I attended the matinee performance of Oklahoma. Wonderful. Excellent music, singing, dancing and acting. The majority of the audience were of the silver variety and probably like me could remember all the words from our youth. A joy. Lunch in the Verdi...More

Thank Wendy A
Reviewed 4 days ago

We attended one of the BBC-Proms concerts with four pieces. The orchestra – with more than 100 musicians – did their best in performing a relatively short symphonic phantasy from 1947 by Richard Strauss based on his excellent opera Frauen Ohne Schatten dating back around...More

Thank Gunnar G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very nice experience to have a night at the Proms! We had not been to the Proms before but will come back!

Thank Jan Ingolf K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent food as always - we've been there before a Prom for many years and it has been consistently good. Excellent service from Jose who waited on us and from the kitchen, which is really well geared up for pre-show diners. Highly recommended.

Thank Clive N
Reviewed 4 days ago

BBC Proms concerts are many and varied and each day a hundred or a few hundred standing tickets go on sale - you can only buy one each person registered but they cost under £10. The music is wonderful, the setting beautiful and this is...More

Thank Rufus B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Such cool architecture on the inside and out, and they always have really interesting and cool events - check out their website for lots of film, tv and video game concerts!

Thank nellosaurus
South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque
white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's
easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with
superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and
Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely
child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming
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13 July 2017|
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Response from 1dormy | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a few years ago.
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25 May 2017|
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Response from BobH625 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if this is included in the London Pass. We booked online in advance, but you could call the box office at The Royal Albert Hall 020 75898212 Sorry don't have code from USA
10 May 2017|
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Response from bennettglass | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend the London Underground 30mins should