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Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall | Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP, England
+44 20 7589 8212
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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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Royal Albert Hall | Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP, England
South Kensington
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+44 20 7589 8212
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"cirque du"
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"beautiful building"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having visited many times over the years for many different concerts, it is a great venue with comfortable seats with some rotating so you get a better view of the stage. The bars and cafe seem a bit expensive, but I assume this is the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although were were unable to go to a show during our stay in London, we enjoyed the tour of the Royal Albert Hall. Our guide was knowledgeable and friendly, telling us about the history and some of the people involved with the venue.

Thank Miriam S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A fabulous grand tour of the Royal Albert Hall and afternoon tea in the Verdi Restaurant. We enjoyed an hour tour with an excellent guide on all levels including the Royal boxes and Royal pre-event room, the gallery and were given all the history of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have wanted to visit the Royal Albert Hall for a long time, I have also wanted to see the Olivier Awards, so I was in heaven! What a fabulous place, gorgeous inside and out. Great venue for events, it looks huge on the TV,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful experience for two people from Australia to attend the Gala Concert to celebrate the centenary of the RAF at Royal Albert Hall. We booked seats 1 and 2 in Box 11 Grand Tier and had a most wonderful view. Leave plenty of...More

Thank Virginia3960
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Albert Hall is a multi function venue. We have been here for a concert up in the gods with a great view if you don’t suffer from vertigo that is. This time for an awards show down in the main well of the house....More

Thank 773Neil
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Looks quite small from the outside, but it is bigger inside! As a result the Rousing circle seating is quite steep so if you don't think you'll like this try to get a seat lower down. The cafe seems to be overpopulated and it is...More

Thank thecatsmother_123
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit for a show but avoid buying high seats because view is not the best. Beautiful architecture!

Thank Paula C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have attended various concerts here over the years and are very impressed with the acoustics and the visual accessibility to the performing area.

Thank Wisprof
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First dance swing night at The Royal Albert Hall . Quite amazing evening. Albert Hall band playing lots of old band music , Glenn Miller . So many young people had a great evening dancing I was very impressed .

Thank Caroline H
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superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and
Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely
child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
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Brivka23
2 April 2018|
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Response from Howlo | Reviewed this property |
It really depends what is on, I have never known a circus being there, it is more for music. I can't send a link in a message, but if you Google Royal Albert Hall it will take you to their site, you can see what's on and you... More
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Nayldog2013
23 March 2018|
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Response from Holly H | Reviewed this property |
No you don't need to show ID have a gd time
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Nicola B
22 March 2018|
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Response from Fossicker66 | Reviewed this property |
The auditorium is vast, so not greatly affected by huge numbers of hot bodies. Leave coats in the cloakroom - you won't need them to keep warm.
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