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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.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD, England
Covent Garden
+44 20 7304 4000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Covent Garden Opera House has recently undergone a refit after a couple of years of discomfort and inconvenience to its regular patrons. Over the years it has experienced several such transformations with varying results and you would have to be pretty long in the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Overstone
Reviewed 3 days ago

The venue was massive and recently renovated. It is easily accessible from the tube station after walking through a small shopping boutique with a good selection of shops (selling clothing, footwear and souvenirs), cafes and restaurants (Jamie Oliver's little place is amazing and good value...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank lamja1
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my second visit to the ROH and it blew me away even more. The building has be be one of the most beautiful in the world and the experience of being in there just makes you feel special. The productions are always top...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Emily W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I used to give the theatre 5 stars but have reduced to 4 because of one specific thing. Security is now very lax. Access to the main concourse is now open to anyone as there is a public cafe facility. Our bags were not searched...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank X8085XIalanf
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just returned from another visit to this Opera house to see the Nutcracker. What a fantastic performance well worth the money. Take some time to select your seat as we had very good seats in the upper circle for £28. You do not have to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Stewart M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ok building. Well kept. Very few toilets for the amount of people there and they all seemed to be miles away unless it was where we were sitting. Very overpriced shop and food.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EM C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a great place to visit not at all stuffy. The basket was wonderful and done to such a high standard. Even the children are amazing. Well with going to see.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank leedsutdskin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finally managed to get to tickets the yearly sold out nutcracker performance. It was a stunning show with magical sets that glistened and wowed me and my partner. Neither of us are particularly big fans of ballet but we found ourselves lost in the performance...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank jameshK6072NX
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Royal Opera House is magnificent! This really is a wonderful experience. I cannot recommend ROH enough. See one of the classics and have a bite to eat at the interval. The best!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TommyAsquith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I saw Pet Shop Boys Inner Santum the staff were friendly and helpful it’s wheelchair accessable it’s best to contact them to join their access scheme to get more hep

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Misstigg
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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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13 May 2018|
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Response from platinum_maverick | Reviewed this property |
There are alternatives but not as good
10 March 2018|
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Response from FrenchieHawn | Reviewed this property |
I sat stalls circle right A90 for Carmen and although not central, it was an excellent, clear view. Got fantastic advice from the box office, so I recommend booking through them for expert help. Enjoy!
19 March 2017|
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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