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“As the name says... its very Royal”
Review of Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall
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Ranked #3 of 346 Concerts & Shows in London
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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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“As the name says... its very Royal”
Reviewed May 19, 2013

Been to Eric Clapton show here, Sat at Grand Pavillion. The show was entertaining. Could be better if there was some choice of beers! but just have Asahi! (not a bad one though)

Visited May 2013
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“Eric Clapton (again) at the RHA Friday 17th May 2013”
Reviewed May 18, 2013

What a fantastic venue this is!
This is the third time we've been there and it's just a mind blowing place.
Cafe Consort was excellent - 2 courses for £18 + drinks and so convenient to eat at the RHA then go into the auditorium for a gig....
Eric Clapton was as usual excellent but the acoustics were a little 'fuzzy' at times, possibly the sound system and amplification.
As others reviewing it say - if you have the chance then go - if you have the itch then scratch it! You won't regret it.

Visited May 2013
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“lovely building, but a seat in the 'gods' can give you alltitude sickness!”
Reviewed May 17, 2013

Good acuoustics for many forms of art. Well maintained and a beautiful building. Being in the 'god' can make you feel a bit strange (if like me you have a fear for heights) but the feeling soon goes. Height does not hinder enjoyment.

Visited September 2012
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“Royal Albert Hall”
Reviewed May 17, 2013

We were lucky enough to get tickets for the London Philharmonic playing Rock Music. What a pleasure this concert was. The sound was excellent for the size of venue it is. The music covered many British artists, Adele, Eric Clapton, etc, but the Queen songs were the outstanding ones with the help of the Vocal Group singing in the background. The second encore had nearly everybody on their feet when "We Are The Champions" was played. The seats swivel so sitting on the sides closer to the stage was very comfortable and made for a better view. All members of the staff were very helpful and friendly. When the concert was over it was minimal time exiting the hall, again the staff made it easier with their directions. It is definitely worth the time & money to attend a function at the Royal Albert Hall.

Visited May 2013
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“History - of music and Victoriana”
Reviewed May 16, 2013

It's large, it's circular, it's an icon, it's historical. The Proms are staged here every year. Go see it!!

Visited May 2013
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