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Queen Elizabeth Hall

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A decent entertainment venue

A nice hall that has steeply banked seats in the auditorium all with a great view of the stage... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2018
Colin D
West Drayton, United Kingdom
Very good entertainment venue, helped by a recent refurbishment.

I saw the comedian Richard Herring here in early May 2018, just after it had reopened following an... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
John H
Bromley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We came here for a Winter themed concert of modern music mostly composed by the resident composers of the London Concert Orchestra. Most of the music was very enjoyable. The hall is quite an intimate space as opposed to a grand concert hall and we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Part of the southbank centre, not overly pretty (lots of concrete), but inside the catering is decent the auditorium offers very good viewing and acoustics, as seats are steeply banked, padded and quite comfortable (low backs may not suit everyone).

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MikeFo
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Although I have attended many performances within the Southbank complex. This was the first time I attended a performance within Queen Elizabeth Hall. I really liked the feel of the space. We watched the silent aforementioned (early pacifist) film accompanied by the London Sinfonietta. It...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FIL M
Reviewed 13 September 2018

The theatre layout and view of the stage is great. Unfortunately they appear to have spent a lot of money on very uncomfortable seats. They looked like they had been recently installed, black vinyl padded affairs. The backs of them are so low that they...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank leafyshin
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I recently attended for an orchestral premiere and found the seats really comfortable, with a great rake meaning our view was unobscured even by the tallest of fellow patrons. Seats it seems are movable for wheelchair users and the some fantastic acoustics...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank carlideal
Reviewed 6 June 2018

A nice hall that has steeply banked seats in the auditorium all with a great view of the stage. The accoustics are really good as well, which is often not the case in this size of theatre. The seats are well padded, comfortable with a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Colin D
Reviewed 30 May 2018

I saw the comedian Richard Herring here in early May 2018, just after it had reopened following an extensive refurbishment. Although Waterloo is the nearest station to Queen Elizabeth Hall, it was easier for me to get to Embankment Tube station and walk over the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed 14 September 2017

There is always something going on here and its a fab day out for adults and kids alike. The terrace has great views and in the summers there is a DJ near the water fountain area. The fountain is a true gem in the heart...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Salma K
Reviewed 3 September 2016

So my review is just for the roof garden - its a true oasis in a very busy area of London. Go up the yellow staircase and be delighted by the greenery. I met up with some friends there and we loved the river views...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank girlwithacurl
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

On a sunny evening the rooftop is a great spot for a catch up with friends. With affordable drinks and nice snacks it's perfect.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Sworthers
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reasons that Southbank is such a collectively
cherished part of town. With plenty of family friendly
activities and venues lined up along a pedestrianized
river bank between Westminster Bridge and Waterloo
Bridge, visitors can always expect a casual and
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