- Bar & Restaurant
- Break Out Spaces
- Cloak Room
- Private Entrance
- Charitable Status
- Exclusive Venue Hire
- Free Wifi
- Late Opening
- Music Licence
- Wedding Ceremonies
“The Royal Opera House is one to remember - bringing together the world's most extraordinary artists in a beautiful, unique venue.”
The Royal Opera House
The Royal Opera House is a unique venue – home to The Royal Opera, The Royal Ballet and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, we bring together the world’s most extraordinary artists in more than 500 performances each year in our two world-class theatres.
There are a wide variety of spaces available for hire, giving you the opportunity to host an unforgettable event in an iconic venue that is both historic and contemporary in the heart of London’s West End.
All proceeds support the future of ballet, opera, dance and music at the Royal Opera House.
To discuss your event, please contact our Events team on firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 (0)20 7212 9490.
Why choose Royal Opera House
- World renowned historic venue, centrally located in Covent Garden
- Dedicated event manager throughout the planning process, as well as during your event
- From conferences to corporate galas, cocktail parties and fashion shows, the flexible spaces can host a variety of events
- Our in-house caterers, Company of Cooks, will be pleased to create a bespoke menu for your food and drink requirements
1Conferences at The Royal Opera House
Give your delegates a truly unique conference experience, offering them plenary sessions in our state-of-the-art Linbury theatre, home to a variety of world-class performances, as well as various options for breakout spaces.
Centrally located, whether it’s an intimate board meeting for 30 or a theatre style presentation for 350, the Royal Opera House can accommodate corporate events large and small.
The Linbury Theatre
The Linbury Theatre, one of the newest and most technically advanced theatres in the West End, is the perfect space for a variety of conference-style events. With flexible staging and seating layouts, it can accommodate up to 350 guests and has all AV needs built in.
- Press and breakout room options
- Excellent inbuilt AV and on-site technical support
- Flexible seating and stage layouts
- Easy production access, including a large sized lift
2Awards and Dinners at The Royal Opera House
Set in the heart of the West End, a stone’s throw from Covent Garden, this venue provides the perfect backdrop to wow your guests for private galas and awards ceremonies, from 50 up to 350 guests.
Paul Hamlyn Hall
The Paul Hamlyn Hall, completed in 1860, was originally the old flower market. With its magnificent barrelled roof and stunning ironwork, this light and spacious venue is perfectly suited for grand seated occasions when you really want to offer something truly unique and exclusive.
- Room for staging
- High ceilings
- Access to outdoor terrace
- Integrated lighting
- Space for 350 seated, or 600 standing
3Drinks Receptions at The Royal Opera House
Hidden away above the rooftops of Covent Garden you will find the perfect place to unwind and experience the Covent Garden Piazza from a different angle. With its elegant seating and fantastic views, the terrace is covered and heated, offering an outdoor space in the heart of London, whatever the weather.
This semiprivate, flexible space can accommodate up to 100 guests for a standing reception. You can enjoy the last of the evening sunshine whilst our in-house caterers, Company of Cooks, keep the drinks and canapés flowing.
4Catering at The Royal Opera House
When it comes to planning the catering for your event, Company of Cooks, the in-house caterer, will be pleased to create a bespoke menu for your food and drink requirements for you and your guests. Company of Cooks is a specialist catering and hospitality business that operates across many sectors throughout the UK and Ireland including workplaces, education, destinations, events, venues, livery and healthcare. Providing catering to the Royal Opera House since 2008, Company of Cooks has been helping to pair world-renowned arts with world-class food.
5Location and Directions
Local Transport Links
The Royal Opera House is in Covent Garden, the heart of London’s theatreland.
Royal Opera House, Bow Street, London, WC2E 9DD
The nearest underground station is Covent Garden. The nearest stations with step-free access are Leicester Square, Holborn and Tottenham Court Road.
The nearest mainline train stations are Charing Cross, London Waterloo and London Euston. Charing Cross has good wheelchair access and is 0.5 miles away from the Royal Opera House.
Our closest bus stops are Aldwych, Drury Lane and Leicester Square Station.
We do not have on site parking facilities. The nearest NCP car parks are Drury Lane and Shelton Street. There are a limited number of disabled access parking bays in Bow Street and Floral Street.