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Grand Opera House

2 Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7BA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 1919
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Beautiful Victorian theatre

What a glorious structure! Belfast is blessed with a number of great Victorian buildings... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia

Beautiful place to see plays and architect is out standing do no build like this anymore. They do... read more

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The Grand Opera House in Belfast is Northern Ireland's premier theatre, presenting a range of drama, dance, opera, comedy, musicals, pantomime, family and West End shows. Established in 1895, the theatre boasts the majestic Victorian main auditorium designed by renowned architect Frank Matcham. Extended in 2006, the original building has been joined by a striking addition to Belfast's skyline, The Baby Grand. The initiate studio is home to a smaller performance space with 100 seats. Northern Ireland's premier theatre delivers an outstanding programme of entertainment, playing host to some of the greatest names in theatre and music. The theatre boasts a wide array of popular shows; everything from opera and drama to pantomime, comedy and musicals. The Grand Opera House offers unrivalled corporate hospitality with tailored events packages and is the perfect venue for meetings, special events and conferences of all sizes. The historical theatre is one of the most unique conference venues in Belfast, catering for seminars, conferences, meetings and weddings for up to 130 people in the Baby Grand Studio. The Main Auditorium holds up to 1060 people and smaller meeting rooms are also available. The theatre bars stock a range of drinks including beer, wine and spirits, in addition to tea and coffee.
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2 Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7BA, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9024 1919
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a glorious structure! Belfast is blessed with a number of great Victorian buildings, including the City Hall, and the Grand Opera House is yet another wonderful example.

Thank DerAlteBach
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place to see plays and architect is out standing do no build like this anymore. They do have great buildings all around the city.....

Thank philomenak783
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is hard to miss Belfast's Grand Opera House from the street - a solid chunk of over-the-top Victorian architecture that dominates the intersection it sits on. We ventured inside, and I guess it was a fairly quiet time,as the two attendants were happy to...More

1  Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw this amazing show in the Grand Opera House. Sunny Afternoon based on the story and lives of Ray and Dave Davies was fantastic from beginning to end. Hit after hit of The Kinks was sung, performed and danced by the cast , who were...More

Thank Bibi M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is great to view this magnificent building but I remain unenthused about paying to watch a show in the cramped and uncomfortable atmosphere. It is marvellous to view the interior but a I can't help thinking that a similar design for a new theatre...More

1  Thank timeagain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didnt feel the need to see this from inside but its a good building to have pictures with...of course unless you love opera and a show is in the offing..

1  Thank ranupams
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not get inside but admired the building from the outside. It has quite an interesting history.

Thank WiMadcitytraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have not been to GOH (Grand Opera House) for at least 5 years so we decided to return. The play was a thriller and had an unusual ending. But no spoilers here. There are a number of deaths some horrific some normal passing away....More

Thank meridan_man
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Gran Opera house is great place to see a classic broadway show. The best shows are always on here especially musicals.

Thank jm9222017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Grand Opera House is a quaint venue with not very good sightlines but all can be forgiven when it offers shows as good as Giselle by the English National Ballet.

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Tina H
30 April 2017|
Response from GOHMarketing | Property representative |
Hi there, we have a variety of boxes available with different capacities so prices vary. They can only be booked over the phone with our box office agents. So we ask you call us on 028 9024 1919 Mon - Sat 10 - 5pm.
6 December 2016|
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Response from GOHMarketing | Property representative |
We're very sorry if we have missed some communication from you. Can you tell us which email to sent your query to? Alternatively, if you are able to call us and press option 3, the stage door team will help direct your call... More
25 May 2016|
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Response from Chris M | Property representative |
Hi Carol, Many thanks for your message! We do provide guided tours of the Theatre. There are no set dates or times for tours as it's dependent upon our show programme. There is a minimum of 6 people to a tour and it... More