Wilton's Music Hall
Wilton's Music Hall
4.5
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
About
Wilton's is the world's oldest surviving Grand Music Hall. After years of dereliction it is now open as a full time theatre, bar and historic landmark. This stunning and atmospheric building puts on a range of ticketed events including theatre, music, comedy, cinema and cabaret alongside to bars which are open to the public (free access). Please check the website before your visit as on occasional dates, Wilton's Music Hall is closed due to private hire.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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Neighborhood: Whitechapel
Whether you're here for its dynamic street life, world class galleries or famed curry houses, you're bound to be wowed by the uniquely cosmopolitan flavor of Whitechapel. Long gone are the days when Jack the Ripper stalked its streets. And despite his mysterious legacy bringing throngs of curiosity driven tour groups to its back alleys and otherwise serene garden squares, these days you're more likely to catch a cutting edge fashionista scurrying through its age old lanes than criminals of any sort.
How to get there
  • Cyprus • 4 min walk
  • Gallions Reach • 5 min walk
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  • Ferenc M
    United Kingdom1,105 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Absolutely brilliant venue. Cant wait to go back. A Hidden gem.
    My wife and I went for the first time last night and somehow this superb place has slipped by us. Its is a gorgeous venue and you can just feel the history. The staff are just so helpful and friendly and the downstairs bar is really nice with a decent range of beers and wines, all reasonably priced. They even have choices on the cask beers. We went for the Cockney singalong which was just so much fun. My wife is Canadian and didn't know the older songs in the first act, but all the words are up on a big screen so everyone can sing along. But they did some newer songs in the second act too. Its only 7 minutes walk from Tower Gateway etc and i really cant recommend this place enough. BTW it's not cold at all!! and tickets are really reasonably priced.
    Visited March 2023
    Written March 1, 2023
  • springlering
    Marietta, Georgia538 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Absoflippinglutely Fantastic!
    Would rate this a ten if possible. We saw “I Wish My Life Were Like a Musical”. It was funny, well written, catchy tunes and beautifully sung and acted by the cast of 4 + pianist. Outstanding. One of the best things I’ve ever seen on stage. If this is the quality of a “music hall”, how on earth will the West End top it? Atmospheric venue, and historic, too. A great evening out. Will definitely be back next visit to London! Can’t recommend enough!
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written September 5, 2023
  • Gill B
    Bristol, United Kingdom15 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My favourite place in London
    I have been going to Wilton's for many years, watching it rise from a wreck to an increasingly comfortable and atmospheric venue. Every performance I have seen across the genres has been outstanding, pre-theatre food and drinks enjoyable, and ambience second to none. So impressive that I have left a donation in my will!
    Visited September 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written September 9, 2023
  • Cliffb
    67 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wow wow wow !!!
    We attended a performance of 'The Merchant of Venice 1939' at Wiltons Music Hall and were blown away by the production. Tracy-Ann Oberman and cast provided a performance that was thought-provoking and inspirational. It left me feeling emotional and put things in the current world into context. This is a must see play that has everything to entertain and inform.
    Visited November 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written November 9, 2023
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Englefield, UK21 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
Had been looking forward to visiting Wilton's for some time and was delighted to discover that guided tours on offer (£8 for an hour).

However we were underwhelmed by what was offered: 45 mins max from a guide who did not bring the history of the place to life and seemed to be unsure of some of her info. Such a shame.

I think Wilton's could do better by creating an experience (as do some historical sites) by recreating the smells, sounds and music of years gone along with a better commentary. In the meantime I'd recommend you simply pay to see a production at Wilton's and google the history of the area/the place.
Written February 6, 2020
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Esher, UK5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Friends
A brilliant venue. Thankfully not too well known and all the better for it. London’s last authentic music hall is a venue for some great and quirky theatre and opera. We saw a midsummer’s night dream and were enthralled by the building and the performance. A young cast bursting with energy. Not laughed as much at a MSND performance in a long time.
Written February 16, 2020
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Audavian
Abingdon, UK104 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
What an amazing hidden gem of a venue - the retro faded elegance of the good old days of music hall, with a modern hipster vibe in the bar areas.
We saw The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel. This show about the legends of silent comedy was the perfect match for the venue. Absolutely loved it!
Written January 18, 2020
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John W
Douglas, UK2,293 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022 • Solo
Rollicking fun. G&S can be dated. This, all male cast, with Buttercup, the sisters ( dozens of them ) and aunts being sung falsetto.

Great choreography. Simple effective staging. Great piano accompaniment.

I’m a wheelchair user. Good level access. Great large space with unrestricted sight lines.

A glorious fun evening.
Written March 19, 2022
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leilei00009
Greece395 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021
As gorgeous on the outside as on the inside. Beautiful and historic architecture. Been here a few times to watch live music, a thing of the past, now I stumbled across Wilton's on one of my walks across the city during lockdown, not realising it is so close to Wapping and Tower Bridge wedged in secretely in a neighbourhood in East London.
Written April 17, 2021
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FIL M
London, UK510 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
My friends and I visited Wilton's many times before the pandemic. However, this was our first visit since. The show itself Wind in the Wiltons was brilliantly funny and well acted/staged.
Clearly Wilton's used the lockdowns to complete further restoration works and so on.
Comfy new seats replace the older/less comfy chairs that used to be there.
Written December 9, 2022
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OldBob
Chatham, UK82 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
Have visited here many times and have always been impressed both by the performances and the helpfulness of their staff. However, following the matinee performance of Sasha Regan's Mikado(5 stars for the performance) I have to mark Wilton's down for the disgraceful crush in row A of the stalls. The seats were far to close together and the proximity of the stage made it a frighteningly claustrophobic experience. The box office staff were very helpful and managed to re locate us in the balcony. If the stage remains in its current location, Wilton's need to take out row A completely.
Written June 8, 2023
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RainyCity
London, UK45 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021 • Friends
This is a true hidden gem, I discovered it when I found The 1927 were performing Roots there (also an excellent show). The historic building is beautiful and has clearly been restored thoughtfully, retaining much of its history without feeling run down and neglected. There’s a small bar, great for pre-show drinks and the seats in the hall offer a pretty good view. Well worth a visit!
Written October 27, 2021
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Cliffb
67 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
We attended a performance of 'The Merchant of Venice 1939' at Wiltons Music Hall and were blown away by the production.
Tracy-Ann Oberman and cast provided a performance that was thought-provoking and inspirational.
It left me feeling emotional and put things in the current world into context.
This is a must see play that has everything to entertain and inform.
Written November 9, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Gill B
Bristol, UK15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 • Couples
I have been going to Wilton's for many years, watching it rise from a wreck to an increasingly comfortable and atmospheric venue. Every performance I have seen across the genres has been outstanding, pre-theatre food and drinks enjoyable, and ambience second to none. So impressive that I have left a donation in my will!
Written September 9, 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

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