Royal Opera House

Bow St. (Floral St), London, Greater London, WC2E 9DD, United Kingdom
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  • Today
    • 9:00 AM–10:00 AM
    • 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Wed–Thu
    • 9:00 AM–10:00 AM
    • 5:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 9:00 AM–10:00 AM
    • Noon–1:00 PM
    • 5:00 PM–9:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 11:00 AM–9:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 2:00 PM–3:00 PM
    • 5:00 PM–7:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 9:00 AM–10:00 AM
    • 5:00 PM–9:00 PM
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  • J Dario I.

    Some of the best productions in the world. On the top 3 opera houses worldwide

    J Dario Innella · 4 days ago
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  • Cate T.

    Queue at 10am to get free lunchtime recital tickets

    Cate Trotter · January 29
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  • Iryna L.

    Alice starts soon

    Iryna Lysenko · December 6, 2014
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  • Andrew M.

    Great Student Standby offers, and free opera every Monday afternoon.

    Andrew Marks · October 23, 2014
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  • Яна Ч.

    Потрясающий уровень исполнения,да и сам театр красоты неописуемой!!

    Яна Череватая · October 16, 2014
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  • Kanako H.

    Royal Ballet Manon

    Kanako Hayashi · October 9, 2014
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  • 7161440

    Хороший зал. Великолепное место!

    7161440 · October 5, 2014
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  • Valentina C.

    Seats in the Amphitheatre are cheaper for great sound and view

    Valentina Ciolino · September 25, 2014
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  • Will R.

    Loved it here!! Great Marriage of Figaro :)

    Will Riley · September 23, 2014
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  • Sebastian O.

    Head upstairs for an amazing roof terrace

    Sebastian Ostman · September 23, 2014
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  • James

    Great time here watching Anna Nicole!

    James · September 17, 2014
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  • Jack T  👑

    Fantastic location in Covent Garden

    Jack T 👑 · August 8, 2014
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  • Opera C.

    The premier opera house of this country. Big name singers tend to make tickets rather scarce. But do try, many reasonably priced tickets.

    Opera Creep · August 8, 2014
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  • Angelo B.

    Maria Stuarda

    Angelo B · August 7, 2014
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  • Sharifa I.

    Mariinsky's Swan Lake was wonderful. If you want to avoid the interval crowds and queues (and can afford some extra expense) book a table in advance at one of the Opera restaurants - it was worth it!

    Sharifa Islam · August 7, 2014
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  • Sarwar O.

    Beautiful building and the productions vary depending on Director and Stage Manager. Worth visiting the Terrace Balcony where you can have a Bird's Eye View of Covent Garden and London Landscape

    Sarwar Osman · July 16, 2014
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  • Dave S.

    They don't have plastic cups to pour leftover interval drinks into. So if you've ordered a large glass of wine for the interval and haven't finished it, you'll need to neck it back #tootighttotoss

    Dave Staines · July 10, 2014
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  • Tatjana F.

    Today Mozart’s comic opera Le nozze di Figaro.

    Tatjana Fjodorova · May 7, 2014
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  • SIY A.

    Tours... ..

    SIY AUY · April 19, 2014
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  • Sassy A.

    A magical artistic place n worths a visit every season.Opera n Ballet shows are not for anyone.I didnt know what to watch the ballet dancer or the impressive decor or the orchestra leader?Excellent !!

    Sassy A · March 31, 2014
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  • Daniel R.

    Get yourself onto their email list for the occasional amazing deal (eg best Orchestra Stalls seats for less than half price - £85 rather than the usual £180)

    Daniel Rosenberg · March 23, 2014
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  • Zaya K.

    Can generally get same day tickets in person at the box office after 10 am on the same day. They reserve about 70-80 tickets which are released on the day of performance

    Zaya Kadyrova · March 17, 2014
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  • Jim D.

    Great show my friends

    Jim Damulira · March 11, 2014
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  • The British Monarchy

    The Duke of Cambridge presents Dame Helen Mirren with the Bafta Fellowship award at the Royal Opera House, 16 February 2014. Read more

    The British Monarchy · February 17, 2014
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  • Roman M.

    The nutcracker

    Roman Malakhov · January 15, 2014
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  • Alessia F.

    Amazing theatre!

    Alessia Fiorentino · January 8, 2014
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  • Toshimitsu S.

    It's amazing.

    Toshimitsu Sugahara · December 28, 2013
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  • Phillip {{ FJ }} 2.0

    In 1837 The Royal Opera house was the first ever theatre to use limelight. Limelight comes from the mixing of oxygen and hydrogen and then adding real burning lime to achieve a bright light.

    Phillip {{ FJ }} 2.0 · December 5, 2013
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  • Stacey

    Romeo & Juliet first act 60 mins, second act 34 mins, third act 40 mins

    Stacey · November 16, 2013
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  • Philippe G.

    Great outdoor terrasse with view on Covent Garden. You can also see where they make the costumes.

    Philippe G. · October 6, 2013
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  • Galina

    Новые декорации! Красочно ! Шикарные оперные голоса ! Турандот-Lise Lindstrom

    Galina · September 19, 2013
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  • Luis C.

    En la cola para tratar de sacar entradas para Thurandot

    Luis Cavanna Benet · September 19, 2013
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  • Вера У.

    Это было прекрасно("Спящая красавица" Большой театр)

    Вера Угарова · August 8, 2013
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  • Vladislav L.

    Билеты лучше брать с резервированием столика в ресторане, иначе найти свободный очень не просто

    Vladislav Lanin · August 8, 2013
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  • Tatjana F.

    Today! La Bayadere Bolshoi Ballet presented

    Tatjana Fjodorova · August 2, 2013
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  • Merlin P.

    Holmes often attended here

    Merlin Patterson · July 15, 2013
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  • Polina

    I highly recommend to watch Tosca opera. Quite gripping plot and splendid voices!

    Polina · July 12, 2013
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  • Anton P.

    Go up onto the roof terrace if you have time - great view over London

    Anton Perreau · June 14, 2013
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  • Thomas W.

    Saw "Charly and the chocolate factory". Great performance, lots of kids.Really worth a visit, not only because of the show, but also because of the theatre.

    Thomas Wrobel · June 4, 2013
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  • Mary M.

    Great view over Covent Garden from the terrace - go up the escalator & walk thru the cafe

    Mary McKenna · May 25, 2013
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  • Fabian W.

    This place is awesome no bad seats, attend an opera here at least once please

    Fabian Williams · April 18, 2013
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  • The New Yorker

    (3/25/13) Alex Ross writes on George Benjamin's long-awaited masterpiece, "Written on Skin," playing now at the Royal Opera House: Read more

    The New Yorker · March 21, 2013
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  • Dennis K.

    Powerful and moving, utterly beautiful

    Dennis Kovalev · March 16, 2013
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  • Bea A.

    On the day of a performance 67 tickets are sold from 10am to personal callers at the Link Box Office

    Bea Asavajaru · March 12, 2013
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  • Johanne D.

    Quite impressive. Not as beautiful as l opera Garnier in Paris but still worth a visit. We were sitting in the upper amphitheater and the view was nice so really good value for money

    Johanne Desanges · March 12, 2013
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  • Tom W.

    Ballet Black get's a thumbs up, danced with precision, warmth and character

    Tom Wallace · March 2, 2013
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  • Laura G.

    The orchestra circle is amazing!

    Laura Galyer · December 18, 2012
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  • Anthony Z.

    Stay away from the booze if you want to stay awake during a four performance...

    Anthony Zboralski · December 7, 2012
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  • Alice

    It is expensive, but the restaurant serves excellent sandwiches.

    Alice · October 24, 2012
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  • Winston T.

    It was my first visit, the entertainment...different.."like it!!!"

    Winston Thomas · October 12, 2012
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