Royal Opera House - Covent Garden London Venue Hire  

 
 
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Royal Opera House - Covent Garden London, Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9DD
 
 
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Royal Opera House - Covent Garden London has 11 rooms available for private hire

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Venue hire at Royal Opera House - Covent Garden London

 

Royal Opera House - Covent Garden London

Hire this venue for your own event - it has 11 function rooms the largest of which can hold a maximum of 1000 guests and the smallest is ideal for 18.

Can accommodate for up to 3854 people.

Architecturally stunning home of the Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera.

Home of the Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera, this impressive building in the heart of Covent Garden has been playing host to every major star of the classical music world since 1858. The third theatre to be located on this site, most of the existing venue – with the exception of the auditorium, façade and foyer which are originals from 1858 - is the result of a detailed reconstruction in the 1990s. Claimed to be the most modern theatre facility in Europe, notable productions by internationally renowned choreographers such as Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov’s ‘Swan Lake’, and Natalia Makarova's production of Tchaikovsky’s ‘Sleeping Beauty’, have been held here. If you’re heavily into ballet and opera then this is the place to come for high-quality performances in grand surroundings (incidentally, there are rarely performances on Sundays but on Saturdays you usually have the choice between a matinee or evening performance). If you’re not, and just want to explore the building itself (especially Floral Hall - the building’s dramatic glass atrium) and get a small taster of what goes on here you can wander around the spectacular construction for free during the day. One of London’s most esteemed, iconic and architecturally stunning performance venues the Royal Opera House is worth a visit regardless of whether you’re interested in ballet or opera. It’s beautiful and in the heart of the capital, so there’s no excuse not to pop in.

Best for:
The Royal Ballet and Royal Opera, Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty.

Did you know?
During the First World War the theatre was used as a furniture repository, while during the Second World War it functioned as a dance hall.

 
 

Crush Room

Capacity

Theatre
160
 
Classroom
60
 
Boardroom
44
 
Cabaret
56
 
U-Shape
44
 
Reception
200
 
Dance
60
 
Other
100
 

Dimensions

 
 

Trust Dining Rooms (8)

Capacity

Theatre
40
 
Classroom
20
 
Boardroom
40
 
Reception
60
 
Other
40
 

Dimensions

 
 

Linbury Theatre

Capacity

Theatre
394
 
Cabaret
175
 
Reception
0400
 
Dance
250
 
Other
300
 

Dimensions

 
 

The Amphitheatre Bar

Capacity

Reception
500
 
Dance
150
 
Other
200
 

Dimensions

 
 

Lambert Studio (Royal Ballet Studio)

Capacity

Theatre
50
 
Classroom
18
 
Boardroom
20
 
Cabaret
21
 
U-Shape
20
 
Reception
55
 

Dimensions

 
 

Conservatory

Capacity

Theatre
40
 
Boardroom
20
 
Reception
80
 
Other
30
 

Dimensions

 
 

Paul Hamlyn Hall

Capacity

Theatre
350
 
Cabaret
200
 
Reception
1000
 
Dance
400
 
Other
450
 

Dimensions

 
 

Linbury Foyer

Capacity

Cabaret
42
 
Reception
350
 

Dimensions

 
 

Amphitheatre Restaurant

Capacity

Reception
200
 
Dance
80
 
Other
130
 

Dimensions

 
 

Macmillan Studio (Royal Ballet Studio)

Capacity

Theatre
80
 
Reception
120
 
Other
100
 

Dimensions

 
 

Ashton Studio (Royal Ballet Studio)

Capacity

Reception
300
 
Other
250
 

Dimensions

 
 

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