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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%
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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

Verdi and Donizetti in three days. What a treat. Working in Spain and decided to take weekend trip to London to see opera at ROH--a place I have been many times over the years. It hardly ever disappoints. Les Vespres was particularly fabulous. Also did...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

went recently with the London group to the Royal Opera House. the organizer had book us on a tour, which was interesting and took in the hidden depths of the lighting department. We were lucky as there was a rehearsal taking place and we watched...More

Thank MargRich18
Reviewed 1 week ago

It would be beside the point for me to praise the Royal Opera House as one of the world's great musical venues. That is obvious. What I would like to mention is our experience sitting in the Ampitheater, the hall's uppermost seats. We bought these...More

Thank sptravelers5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first visit and I was completely blown away. It is so grand and beautiful. The bar is huge and the staff are lovely, the only problem I had was that their cocktails were the pre-made in a bottle kind, the prices they...More

1  Thank Suzy K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A visit to watch The Nutcracker was made even more special by the venue! Comfortable seats combined with a perfect view of the stage whilst being able to peek into the orchestra pit made the whole visit even more special. The merchandise wasn’t overly expensive...More

Thank Headcorn33
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the whole ROH experience and to dine innBalconies makes it extra special You choose your food in advance and it is served to suit your needs either pre performance or partially during the interval We opted to have our dessert in the interval...More

Thank DebbyB23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came last night to the opera and wow what an experience. It was really good and now one of my favourite visits here. Can't wait for the next chance to come back as the experience is always so good

Thank cmart72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter bought tickets for the Kenneth McMillan - a national celebration on the 1st November. We had a memorable evening as both ballets were very enjoyable, particularly the controversial Judas Tree. The RoH is such a wonderful place to spend an evening. It seemed...More

Thank teabus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Believing this to be a place for elegant types adhering to a dress code out of my reach, I had never been to the Opera House despite living in London all my life. I believed Sadlers Wells was where I could comfortably enjoy dance performances....More

Thank Harshbutfair50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently attended a performance of the grand opera, "Les Vêpres Siciliennes", which lasted over three hours. While the performance was spectacular I was utterly disappointed in the price and location of our seats. We purchased a box of four seats on the lower level...More

Thank awoodbury2017
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
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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
12 February 2017|
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Response from DavidCDevon | Reviewed this property |
Yes lifts and ramps and very helpful staff