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Grand Opera House

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Address: 2 Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7BA, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 28 9024 1919
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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The Grand Opera House in Belfast is Northern Ireland's premier theatre,...

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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Classic building beautifully preserved , it is on the cover of Van Morrisons live album , a unique building

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Classic building beautifully preserved , it is on the cover of Van Morrisons live album , a unique building

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a superb evening here and throughly enjoyed the 'Ghost' musical. Absolutely great show and a really great atmosphere. The ambience of The GOH always makes you feel like you have had a proper theatre experience and the staff are friendly as were the bar staff. We are looking forward to our next visit to the traditional Christmas Pantomime... More 

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Wow! Thanks so much for your feedback! We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Regards, The GOH Team More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Roger Moore was fantastic, everything about the afternoon was great except for the fact we weren't allowed to take pictures

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Management response:

Thanks so much for your feedback. So glad you enjoyed this event. We appreciate your feedback in regards to photography, however this is at the request of the producer's who have the right to withhold permissions for photos to times they see fit. We hope to see you back with us again soon, Kind regards, The GOH Team More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place. We had a great night at the opera, everything is so well organised and the staff are great. Organizing a drink for the interval is easy if you do it before the show starts, they have it left at a number for you. The show itself was amazing. I am so proud of this place called... More 

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Thanks so much for your positive feedback. We really appreciate it. We will make sure your comments about the show are passed on to NI Opera. Kind regards, The GOH Team More 

Banbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been visiting the Grand Opera House since a school trip back in the 80's and have been back numerous times since. The building itself is beautiful and the extension they added a few years back hasn't taken away from this as there's a lot more room to have pre/post show drink. I do miss the restaurant there as it... More 

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Thank you so much for your review. We're delighted you've enjoyed your experiences with us in the past. We really do value our loyal customers, and hope we can continue to provide great entertainment and performance for people from all walks of life. We hope to see you again soon, Kind regards, The GOH Team More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A night out at the opera totally spoilt by the people next to use who had a shopping bag full of food containers which they proceeded to eat their way through. They even had soup. Apart from the noise , the smell was terrible. This was at an Opera production ! We left at the intermission. I wish that there... More 

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Thank you so much for taking the to offer your feedback. We were very alarmed to hear your experience with us has been spoilt by other patrons. Our front of house team are trained to ensure that customers do not disturb the experience of others. We would love to investigate this further - if you would care to email info@goh.co.uk... More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just love this building/theatre. I have been many times and it never fails to deliver. I usually attend matinees. Too many visits to mention. Looking forward to my next outing. Keep up the Good work.

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Thanks so much for your kind review. We very much appreciate your custom! The GOH Team More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its rare i return to belfast, but anytime i do there always seems to be something going on here. from ballet to pants, it caters for a range of age groups, audiences and aesthetics. the staff are extremely pleasant, and you can tell the service standards carried out by management are highly maintained and fine tuned regularly, a really good... More 

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Wow! Thanks so much for this very kind review. We do try to offer a well rounded programme of entertainment - it's great to hear that customers appreciate that. We hope to see you again soon, The GOH Team More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i used to work in this building and its beautiful the shows are great and it has a lot of history, some great shows on offer. situation is great as it sits right in the town.

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Thanks so much for your kind words. Good to know that employees are remaining as our ambassadors even after they've worked with us! We hope to see you again soon, The GOH Team More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great place to go to for a night out they have great shows they have comedy, musicals, and country shows would highly recommend this venue I don't live far from here 5 mins by car

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Thanks so much for your review. We appreciate all your kind comments and hope to see you back with us soon! The GOH Team More 

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