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Royal Opera House

Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD, England
+44 20 7304 4000
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Built in 1732, this well-known theater is the home to the Royal Ballet and Royal Opera, which regularly features world famous stars and performances throughout the year.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD, England
Covent Garden
+44 20 7304 4000
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Reviewed yesterday

The Opera House at Covent Garden is tops. We saw two Operas while in London and enjoyed them both. Great venue.

Thank BonVoyage555
Reviewed 2 days ago

The best Ballets I have seen and I would go to see them again a million more times. Unbelievably beautiful and outstanding performances.

Thank Bells0707
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent all round. Brilliant venue - lovely surroundings (even with building improvements) great interpretation and a really enjoyable evening.

Thank pmrunner
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stunning, amazing, breathtaking my first ballet. I did my homework before the ballet watching all I could find on youtube. Although i thought I knew it all and had seen it all you just can't believe what you see. I had tears in my eyes...More

Thank Charles K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife got me tickets for Rigoletto at Royal Opera House. First time visiting here and it will not be the last it is a beauty theatre. The show was brilliant and moving. Recommend pre ordering interval drinks as the bar areas get very busy and...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner has been coming regularly for 50 years - I, apart from a memorable visit as a child, much more recently. I’d no idea you could see top opera for less than £20. OK you have a restricted view and you crick your neck...More

Thank cabrieres
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything is wonderful about this place. I always love it. On this occasion we saw La Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci. Really great performances.

Thank dante1988
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw the nutcracker which was a fantastic performance. Had cheap seats and the view was still great. Very comfortable theatre

Thank Rebecca N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This venue is stunning. We came here to watch Madama butterfly. A tragic story in the most stunning setting. It is very grand and it takes your breath away.

Thank Monumental333
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the Royal Opera House and my husband's first experience of classical ballet. We booked the last two tickets to the performance on January 5th and were fortunate enough to watch a documentary about the making of the Nutcracker filmed...More

Thank EllenHills
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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Hannah G
19 March 2017|
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Response from Lorraine T | Reviewed this property |
It's pretty high,I don't like heights but it was bearable.Not a stiff drink in sight
Andy P
13 February 2017|
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Response from Tanzey K | Reviewed this property |
I believe not
11 August 2016|
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Response from DavidCDevon | Reviewed this property |
Yes lifts and ramps and very helpful staff