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Address: Royal Albert Hall | Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7589 8212
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7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Opened in 1871, the Royal Albert Hall is the world’s most famous stage. It...

Opened in 1871, the Royal Albert Hall is the world’s most famous stage. It is also one of London’s most iconic and visited tourist attractions.

Over the years, it has been the scene of over 150,000 performances; from Wagner to Sinatra, The Beatles to Beyonce, Muhammad Ali to Adele, and is home to the celebrated BBC Proms.

Whilst the venue is most famous for its shows by night, by day this treasured building is open for coffee, lunch, afternoon tea and guided tours of the building.

Tip for tour ticket holders: Enjoy a 10% discount on items in the Hall’s gift shop and Cafe Bar.

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This was arguably the highlight of my trip to London. I took the tour and was able to see the Queen's access, waiting room and booth. I also went to the Salvation Army Annual... read more

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was arguably the highlight of my trip to London. I took the tour and was able to see the Queen's access, waiting room and booth. I also went to the Salvation Army Annual Christmas Show. What a great way to start off the holidays. Albert Hall holds about 5500 people, and to hear everyone singing Christmas carols was simply... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is an iconic building steeped in British history. I love this building. No matter what production you go to watch, the RAH is magical. I loved it as a child and now my child has fallen in love with the RAH also. I started 2016 at the Albert Hall with the Nutcracker on Ice and my last visit was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A group of singers from the Richmond Choral Society met here for supper prior to singing Messiah. We were shown our table promptly and although the venue was quite full, we were given attentive and friendly service. Cocktails were delicious and the food was appetising, with reasonable portion sizes. We were finished in good time for the concert and there... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Royal Albert Hall - An extraordinary location you should visit on your next London stay. We saw Messiah from Haendel by Scratch, minor matter if you want only enjoy architecture, technic, organ, surrounding, ... the essence, if you like both :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic place to visit. Olde worlde. Amazing and jaw dropping. Went to see the Classical Spectacular and it was a wonderful show. We had booked our seats in a 'box' with pre booked food and the experience was truly memorable. Great for a special occasion.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

3rd year running and never disappointed. Orchestra and opera singers amazing, music really got the audience going. Cannons, rifle men and can can girls what more could you want. Mad you proud to be British. Will be going next year.

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Haddington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our visit to the RAH to hear the Messiah performed by an orchestra and over 3,500 singers was an experience not to be missed. It is very difficult to convey just how powerful and uplifting the whole performance was in that magnificent setting. An experience that puts Christmas into it's proper setting and one that any person should aspire to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

so easy to get to, staff very helpful. Washrooms easily accessible. The arrangement of the seats, everything. It is a truly enjoyable experience, whatever the event. I love going there.

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Laceby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My first visit to RAH and I have to say it is truly an amazing building and must have been a major engineering accomplishment in its day. Its beauty, inside and out, is amazing. It's the perfect venue for a musical treat as the acoustics are fantastic. Even though it was packed (think it holds 5000) there was no long... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An excellent evening at the Royal Albert Hall starting with dinner in the excellent Coda Restaurant, food and service by Emanuela were both first class, followed by an evening with Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, a superb venue.

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