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.

Royal Opera House

Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD, England
+44 20 7304 4000
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 18.34*
and up
London Covent Garden Walking Tour
More Info
USD 32.68*
and up
Classic London Bike Tour of Central London
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
More
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.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“swan lake” (102 reviews)
“covent garden” (174 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD, England
Covent Garden
CONTACT
Website
+44 20 7304 4000
Write a Review
Reviews (2,409)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 1,872 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are planning to be here to watch a performance, my strong advice - never be late for even 1 minute!!! No we were not late, but we were right on time... once to take your seat you understand - it's Royal :) We...More

Thank xTimewind
Reviewed 2 days ago

We absolutely loved our visit. We did not know what to expect from our seats in the Amphitheatre, but although high up they afforded an excellent view of the whole stage and the sound was magnificent.

Thank Elizabeth N
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ROH experience starts with the interior of the Opera House. It is breathtaking! The bar area in particular is an architectural achievement of note, but the other areas are also well cared for. We went to the ROH twice in the space of two...More

Thank Tatyana H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the ballet when the Mariinsky were visiting London. The Russians brought their full sets, costumes, orchestra, and a good selection of principle dancers and soloists. It was the real deal. The opera house is worth the visit on its own. Good acoustics...More

Thank IdahoJim
Reviewed 1 week ago

about twenty of us on a 90-min tour. Super knowledgeable & friendly guide who took us behind the scenes including a peek at the Mariinsky Ballet rehearsing for an evening performance (shhhh..!) Was able to tour the costume building area and glimpses of others. Very...More

Thank DavidSFUK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Royal Opera House for the first time to see Turandot. We took my adult daughter with us. From the terrace to the bars, the auditorium and the service - all was excellent. If you visit, try to arrive early to experience the...More

Thank Ann D
Reviewed 1 week ago

A couple of friends and I did the backstage tour on a Saturday lunchtime and it was an amazing experience. The group was fairly small (about 16 of us), and our tour guide was fantastic – absolutely charming and knowledgeable. This tour really gives you...More

Thank CarolineSsmith
Reviewed 1 week ago

Marinksy Swan Lake - absolutely superb and so enjoyable. Thank goodness there were two intervals as you need to walk about.

Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like opera and in London you must visit the Royal Opera House. It is a beautiful building with much history and lots to see.

Thank AliAsad1110
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to ballet, the staff for accomodation was excellent. The view from your terrace is lovely. The lighting of the spaces is perfect and the sound impeccable.

Thank Zohar C
Nearby
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
...More
Nearby Restaurants
Zizzi - Bow Street
648 reviews
.05 km away
The Real Greek Covent Garden
1,121 reviews
.08 km away
Busaba Eathai
734 reviews
.07 km away
Maxwell's
2,375 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Theatre Royal Drury Lane
798 reviews
.16 km away
The London Film Museum - Covent Garden
879 reviews
.15 km away
Apple Market
118 reviews
.16 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Hannah G
19 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
1
Vote
Andy P
13 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from Tanzey K | Reviewed this property |
I believe not
1
Vote
der49
11 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from DavidCDevon | Reviewed this property |
Yes lifts and ramps and very helpful staff
0
Votes