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Grand Opera House

2 Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7BA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 1919
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Magnificent Building

...and theatre. Fantastic building with many lovely features, design and craftsmanship. In a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gauldie2015
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Dundee, United Kingdom
george and his marvellous medicine

Decided to go to the theatre while in Belfast, we were not dissapointed and had a fab time, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Margaret B
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

...and theatre. Fantastic building with many lovely features, design and craftsmanship. In a great location too, very handy restaurants and bars adjacent for a good night out too.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to go to the theatre while in Belfast, we were not dissapointed and had a fab time, the building is beautiful both inside and out

Thank Margaret B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw an amateur production of West Side Story & it was amazing. The talent on stage & playing the music was unbelievable. I enjoyed the somewhat casual atmosphere..ordering drinks & snacks ahead of time for intermission is quite convenient. Also glad to see so much...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Magnificent building and some great productions. But hoping for a decent glass of vino at the interval - forget it ! Sauv Blanc and Rose cheap and nasty (the prices charged, however, are not cheap)... really Opera House you can do better.....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My fiance & I went to see Blood Brothers on Saturday. Such a beautiful theatre. I've been before with my mum for the pantomines & again a brilliant day out. Blood brothers was absolutely brilliant. What a show, could watch it over and over again....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Belfast's Grand Opera house is just one of those places that you go to and can't wait to get back there. It is a great place to see the latest show to arrive in Belfast. The decor inside takes me back in time. You focus...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful theatre. Blood brothers was absolutely brilliant.What a show,it had me in tears ,could watch it over and over again. The theatre is so beautiful and the little bar during the interval was just lovely.Been many many times and this is one of the best...More

Thank mandun3
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I saw Blood Brothers several years ago - which was excellent.Therefore seeing it again had a high target to follow.,This was an excellent production and Lynn Paul as Mrs Johnston was amazing.All the characters stood out and I know this is a touring production -...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start by saying WOW. What a show music fun laughter crying all in one . Blood Brother's has to be the best show we have ever seen . For those who haven't seen it please go to The Grand Opera House Belfast before...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to see Blood Brothers on Tuesday evening and what a Show! Enthralling from start to the finale. Funny and sad. Entertaining throughout! A Show which you could go back to see time and time again. Fabulous Cast and music. Everyone had a tear in...More

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catrinaa2013
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Response from robandtai | Reviewed this property |
I have not booked the box, but have watched those who did and they are usually having great fun. If you can afford it, then yes, it's worth it for a special experience.
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Coffeeconnoisseur424
17 October 2017|
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Response from GOHMarketing | Property representative |
Hi there, thanks for getting in touch. Firstly, we would advise signing up to our email list, as we often provide exclusive discounts through promotional codes for selected shows. In terms of general discounts these vary... More
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Hi Next years schedule hgas been relaeased and is on the web site
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