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Royal Opera House

Covent Garden, London WC2E9DD, England (Covent Garden)
44 20 7304 4000
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Ranked #15 of 1,112 Attractions in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Operas, Ballets
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... more » 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. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Somewhere like this which is life changing is not rate-abl eon tripadvisor, save to say excellence on an off day is still way above the rest.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Forget New York, Moscow, Chicago or St Petersburg you have it all here. The royal ballet and the royal opera. Don't get tickets from other vendors as you will get ripped off. You can standing on the stalls or balcony for £10 or in the amphitheater or slips for £5. The worlds best performing in one of the most technologically... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Wonderful music, great performances - a truly special evening to celebrate a special occasion. We went to the ROH restaurant first - I probably wouldn't bother again, but the opera itself was amazing.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Located just off Covent Garden so very easy to find. The bars in the Royal Opera House are very modern. Got served quickly and found the interval drinks easily. Lovely atmosphere and food is available. Please note that you cannot take drinks into the theatre so drink them quickly before! The theatre is stunning. We sat in the Ampitheatre seats... More

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Apart from the ballet/concert/opera being attended,which are always of the highest calibre, being inside the auditorium is an experience all of its own. It is a glorious building which should be experienced at least once to enjoy its splendour.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

The Royal Opera House is one of my favourite venues in London. The Amphitheatre Restaurant is excellent and the venue is perfect for a magical evening of entertainment. My only criticism was that the waiter insisted on a cash tip which I thought was a little embarrassing for him and me - please pay the staff better to avoid this,

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Stockholm County, Sweden
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Very bad production. Tickets are quite expensive, and instead of good music, and nice production, you just get propaganda debauchery. Soloists are bad, orchestra sounds strange.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Last night I attended the Royal Opera House with a lovely lady to watch a performance of 'Il Barbiere di Siviglia' ...... The Barber of Seville.........WOW..!! On arrival we were directed to the Amphitheatre restaurant sited in the heavens of this magnificent building. We were waited on by very friendly, knowledgeable and efficient staff. At the allotted time, we left... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

How can one not enjoy the Royal Opera House? I always do, particularly the ballet. The only (slight) complaint is that, when dining between Acts, the food comes out so late that one has to rush through one's meal and wine in order to get seated again in time for Act Two - at least that has been my experience.... More

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Nancy, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

Both the venue and the performances are breathtaking. I love that Royal Opera House has introduced student performances. It is the perfect way to draw in younger patrons.

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