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Royal Opera House

#84 of 1,162 Activities in London
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Covent Garden
Ballets, Operas, Theater & Concerts
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Address: Covent Garden, London WC2E9DD, England
Phone Number: 44 20 7304 4000
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Description: Built in 1732, this well-known theater is the home to the Royal Ballet and...
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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Eye watering performances, Spectacular auditorium, terrific food.

My wife and two of our boys went to see Onegin ballet on Saturday night. What a place, we had a box so no climbing over people to get in and out. So close you could see the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 29, 2015
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

My wife and two of our boys went to see Onegin ballet on Saturday night. What a place, we had a box so no climbing over people to get in and out. So close you could see the performers breathing. We had booked dinner to be eaten during the intermissions, what a great idea to eat courses in sessions in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I took my Mum to the ballet (Onegin) last night and we were in the cheap seats (Amphitheatre). Can I just say I was very impressed with how comfy they were and how friendly the staff on the door were too. The last Opera house I visited was one in Vienna where the lower cost tickets have a separate cloakroom... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We walked around Covent Garden, noticed the Royal Opera House & having visited many years ago, decided to walk in not knowing what to expect, lady on reception most helpful, explain all the various tours we could pay for should we return, then allowed us to walk around at our leisure, enjoyed looking around & decided then we would book... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I love going to the ballet, but my husband had never been before - he's much more in to 'Wicked' or 'We Will Rock You'... HE LOVED IT, as did I. Everything about it is simply so clever - amalgamating cinematography and live ballet is simply genius. The set design... the costumes... I don't want to give too much away... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I have visited many of the world's great opera houses, in New York, Paris, Vienna, Hamburg, Berlin, Dresden, Cologne, Catania, Milan, Brussels, Prague and Venice; all of which are terrific - but it's great to live close to this special, historic and wonderfully renovated venue. Even if you're not attending an opera or ballet it is worth visiting during the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Where I often go ! Latest are Manon Lescaut and Andrea Chenier with Jonas Kaufmann, fabulous. And if you become a member you have priority booking! Great service I am a member.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We saw the performance of Don Quixote at the London Opera House. It was outstanding and the opera house is a must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We had an enjoyable tour behind the scenes found out lots of fascinating facts.We would recommend this tour to anyone especially if you enjoy the theatre. You don't have to be a fan of ballet or opera to appreciate the building and the way it works. Our tour guide was wonderful and obviously enjoyed her job.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Booked very cheap £15 ticket to take my daughter to the ballet and didn't expect to see much, but had a very good view. The sight of the opera house from the amphitheatre is wonderful. The staff are all very helpful and friendly. We had a very special visit. Ice creams and programmes not too expensive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We booked a table at the Paul Hamlyn Hall Balconies Restaurant 2 months in advance and expected to spend a pleasant time in the intervals. However, the table was served right on the aisle, people walking closely around, it was impossible to eat, because it was a threat that someone passing touches bag or elbow. We were not warned that... More 

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