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Royal Opera House

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Open today: 10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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Experience all the Royal Opera House has to offer – stunning performances from The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera, delicious food and drink, inspiring interactive events and a perfect place to relax in the heart of Covent Garden.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Bow Street, London WC2E 9DD, England
Covent Garden
+44 20 7304 4000
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had the most amazing evening at the Opera house seeing the Bolshoi Ballet dance Swan Lake with dinner before and dessert in the interval in Piazza Restaurant. We had our starter and main course before the show. They were delicious and I was more...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The rather dull entrance hall gives way to one of the most beautiful and grand houses anywhere. If you get a chance see a performance - great acoustics

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The ROH is a stunning place to visit but I wouldn't rate our tour as 'backstage'. We visited the main auditorium which you can see if you attend an opera. No rehearsal rooms (closed as the Bolshoi don't like observers), no costumes, no stage. The...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Doreen M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had such an amazing evening on 13th August 2019...Swan Lake of course just wonderful..I absolutely love the ballet . We had fabulous seats..very comfortable. I hadnt been to the Royal Opera House for years. All six of us all felt the same, super evening,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We treated ourselves to front row seats at The Marriage of Figaro recently and I have to say it was utterly breathtaking. This was our first time at the opera so we thought we would do it 'properly' and I have to say it was...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Swan Lake, incredible performance by Bolshoi Ballet. Was such an amazing experience. The building was just spectacular!! And what a feeling... My issue though, was with the tickets.. I have bought 6 tickets (LEV 3 Balcony 3E,B-66 -71), far in advance and when we arrived,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see the Bolshoi ballet in the production of Spartacus and also have lunch there. Well the people we really nice and helpful and the production of Spartacus was incredible from the scenes to the music score. [First time to ballet and it...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Maria G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The building is splendid inside and out, and the perormances are fantastic, ballet and opera at its best - always 5 stars (having been dozens of times). The building has had the bar/restaurant areas remodelled - worth a visit for a drink or coffee even...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank honest789
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent.i have been going to the ROH for 18 years and I have seen the most amazing productions and performances. I have never had a bad night. Attentive staff - I was offered a chair by a staff member in a completely unexpected manner, brilliant!!!...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the first time I'd seen the bolshoi ballet perform live and the first time I've seen spartacus. It is a very different ballet covering a very different type of story. It was amazing and danced so well. The bolshoi company is rightly regarded...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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May 13, 2018|
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Response from platinum_maverick | Reviewed this property |
There are alternatives but not as good
March 10, 2018|
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Response from FrenchieHawn | Reviewed this property |
I sat stalls circle right A90 for Carmen and although not central, it was an excellent, clear view. Got fantastic advice from the box office, so I recommend booking through them for expert help. Enjoy!
March 19, 2017|
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Response from Lorraine T | Reviewed this property |
It's pretty high,I don't like heights but it was bearable.Not a stiff drink in sight