We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Grand Theatre

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Save
Share
Book In Advance
In high demand - travelers recommend booking ahead!
515
All photos (515)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
About
Considered by many to be the cultural heart of the city, this elaborately carved opera house surprises the senses with its fine architecture and interior design as well as its world-class performances.
Open Now
Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 6:30 PM
See all hours
Contact
2 Place de la Comedie, 33024, Bordeaux, France
Website
+33 5 56 00 85 95
Call
Ways to Experience Grand Theatre
from $14.40
More Info
from $34.70
More Info
from $35.90
More Info
Reviews (1,108)
Filter reviews
268 results
Traveler rating
140
96
24
2
6
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
140
96
24
2
6
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsopera housebeautiful buildinguncomfortable seatslit up at nightplace de la comedieworth a visitperformancecostumesauditoriumticketsstagearchitecturemusesacousticsporticoaudiencefrench
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 268 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are lucky there might be a concert or opera being performed. If not take a tour. Stunning building inside and out. Look for the 12 statues on the top. These are the muses.

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its worth a visit but check ahead to see if there are any concerts you can attend and book ahead of time.

Thank jtfoodie99
Reviewed August 1, 2018

The Grand Theater stands in the sole city center, on a sq between the narrow Old town streets and the Girondines monument park, opposite the same style Intercontinental hotel across. It's a neo Classic style huge structure built in 18 cent under Louis 16 with...More

Thank B1714D
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Beautiful old (and very grand) theatre which will take your breath away if you like your architecture.

Thank petejaustin2016
Reviewed July 22, 2018

This particular building is an architectural gem in the heart of Bordeaux,full of opulence and grandeur it’s one of the finest buildings in the whole of France. The exterior and interior is magnificent and you can do a guided tour and learn about its fascinating...More

Thank gary235
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Went twice once to a concert and once to a ballet.Both thoroughly enjoyable products which were well and enthusiastically attended.

Thank johncroom
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Helpful staff. Beautifully stunning building, could stand all day looking at it and not tire of it. The bar and cafe area are hugely overpriced but that's normal in theatres

Thank ambergal
Reviewed June 17, 2018

The Grand Theatre located on Place de la Comedie is really a great structure. Due to limited time, we have not reserved any tickets to see a show inside. We just took a few photos from outside and left for other tourist spots nearby.

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed May 31, 2018

After several tries, we were able to get tickets to a performance of Pinocchio in the Opera. Being inside and experiencing the glorious architecture was wonderful, however they are such purists, the orchestra seats were the oval-backed fauteuils of Louis XV. They were absolutely the...More

Thank ChrisABeaune
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately we were not able to see concerts or opera this time. However the building was great to see with beautiful architecture

Thank fisupeksu
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 177 hotels in Bordeaux
InterContinental Bordeaux Le Grand Hotel
1,731 reviews
.01 miles away
Best Western Premier Hotel Bayonne Etche-Ona
284 reviews
.05 miles away
Hotel du Theatre
239 reviews
.05 miles away
Hotel des 4 Soeurs
80 reviews
.06 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,744 restaurants in Bordeaux
Le Pressoir D'Argent
472 reviews
.02 miles away
Kuro espresso bar Bordeaux
89 reviews
.02 miles away
L'Entrecote
3,741 reviews
.06 miles away
Cafe Napoleon3
272 reviews
.06 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 611 attractions in Bordeaux
Bar a Vin
205 reviews
.08 miles away
Statue de Francisco Goya
20 reviews
.07 miles away
Cour Mably
9 reviews
.08 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
debsilver2016
January 22, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Wailerman | Reviewed this property |
Hi Use google chrome and open the site. Click a right button of the mouse. Select “translate this site into English?” Whole site will be translated into English.
0
Votes
WesternGardener
September 17, 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Paul N | Reviewed this property |
we just walked in, no booking required for our trip
1
Vote
lushleslie
January 15, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from BDCervantes | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I went there in December (but we went to see a dance schene "LA TEMPETE" and thought that had to be formal! To my surprise, we saw a bit of everything.. even jeans!! But maybe going to see the Opera is different. I still... More
0
Votes