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Royal Opera House

Address: Covent Garden, London WC2E9DD, England (Covent Garden)
Phone Number: 44 20 7304 4000
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Ranked #4 of 852 Attractions in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ballets, Operas, Theaters & Stadiums
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Owner description: 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Visiting the ROP is always a wonderful experience even if, like me, you have the cheapest seats up "in the gods"! The atmosphere is electric, the music wonderful and the ballet fantastic. Wandering around at intervals, people watching, drinking a glass of complimentary water (!) makes this treat inexpensive - some of the ballets I have seen I have paid... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

What a great way to enjoy the Opera!!! I have dined here several times now in various restaurants and its a great experience that means you get very good food, attentive staff and there is no stress. You pre-order food and drinks so that you turn up from 5.30pm before the Opera, relax at your own table and enjoy very... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

This review is about the Hall rather than the Amphitheatre Restaurant. It is above all a convenient place to sit before and during the interval. You can have the table to order drinks (nice staff are a delight) and meet friends or chat alone. The food is served cold and is variable. Usually pretty good, sometimes with flair and sometimes... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

A completely new and refreshing experience for our family of 5 (kids aged 2,6 and 10). The ROH runs a series of family days/events and offer a series of engaging and hands on experiences for all the family to enjoy. I had known about this for a while but couldn't see how they could make opera/ballet relevant to kids.. how... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

The Royal Opera House is a fantastic place. I've been there twice and I would, without a doubt, go again!

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I'll never forget my first visit to the Royal Opera House. I went to see The Nutcracker ballet, and I was absolutely blown away with the whole experience. Ever since then, I've been going back several times a year, which you can do on a very small budget, as the cheapest seats start at about £13 and you can even... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

What can I say, you have to visit this to improve your mind. So many masterpieces and so much to see. My wife and I were really impressed... geat!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Aside from the Bolshoi outside, this is the most stunning Opera House in Europe. The views from the outside terrace at the top are wonderful. You can have afternoon tea now without seeing any opera or ballet! Worth a visit just to look inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

First off - it's an expensive evening out, but well worth it. Opera tickets cost around 100 for any decent seats. The building is spectacular and its a real event - you will see guests dressed to the nines including in full traditional costumes from their own countries. Splash out on champagne and smoked salmon at the interval - crazy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We went to the Royal Opera House for Rigoletto , the place is great, the acoustics superb and the play was beautifully achieved . You have to book tickets well in advance to get a good seat but is worthy.

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