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Royal Opera House

Covent Garden, London WC2E9DD, England (Covent Garden)
44 20 7304 4000
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Ranked #14 of 1,153 Attractions in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ballets, Operas, Theaters, Performances
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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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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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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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London, United Kingdom
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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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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

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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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

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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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

Visited the bar during acts of the Barber of Seville. The place is simply beautiful. Staff friendly and professional. Will definetely be back for lunch/dinner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

If you're an opera/ballet lover and visiting the City do make your reservations beforehand. There is something magical about this place as are its productions. The restaurants and bars are most definitely worth a visit too

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