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Royal Albert Hall

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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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Beautiful building

Visited the RAH last night to see Cirque du Soleil (Amalune - great show!) I really love this venue - sounds odd but it always feels so initimate even though it's a big place!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Woking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited the RAH last night to see Cirque du Soleil (Amalune - great show!) I really love this venue - sounds odd but it always feels so initimate even though it's a big place!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Royal Albert Hall is such a beautiful venue not to be missed. It is so festive and pretty it turns every concert into something special. Especially the Christmas concerts are magical and definitely bring you into the spirit. It is also worth getting a ticket for the BBC Proms or for your favourite band if they are lucky enough... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's the best venue I've been to. Saw Foals there. Amazing. Good service for drinks as well and the whole entry and exit strategy is smooth.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Considering the temporary facilities, this is an impressive show. We sat in the top circle due to booking quite late and there is no doubt the view would be better from lower down. The show is quite directional, so again the best view would be from opposite the organ. Well worth going to.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is amazing - you just have to visit to see what it like inside. Staff all very friendly and helpful. If you get the opportunity to go then jump at it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first visit to the Royal Albert Hall and we were most certainly not disappointed, what an amazing venue. We got off to an excellent start by having a delicious three course lunch in Coda Restaurant (couldn't recommend it highly enough). Then to the afternoon performance of Amaluna by Cirque du Soleil which was quite an incredible experience.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Royal Albert Hall i think World Best Sound/Music System...Never fails to provide an excellent setting for an evenings entertainment. The Coda restaurant is a great option for some pre-theatre fine dining

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The Royal Albert Hall is a great venue. Spacious, comfortable seats (many swivel a bit which is great). A number of options for food or drinks and quick service. Can't go wrong venue wise. Prebook parking and ignore the 'parking closed' sign if you've booked.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the forth event/concert weve seen and it goes from strength to strength. Weve sorted the travelling into town, parking and place to eat. The venue is a great auditorium compared to so many of the other concert venues, nice bars nice staff and all in all a very pleasent experience

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This show was stunning and the setting being the Royal Albert Hall made it very special indeed. Seats in the stalls too close to the stage will give you a stiff neck as you will be looking up all the time. The performers were all excellent and extremely skilled in their art, a show I would try to see again.... More 

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