A view of the restaurant in the light and beautiful Paul Hamlyn Hall. The historic porticoed entrance to the Royal Opera House, on Bow Street.

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In light of COVID-19, the Royal Opera House is only open for select events, for which you must book entry. Read about our new safety procedures below.


Venue information

The Royal Opera House is in Covent Garden, in the heart of London's theatreland. Entrances are on Bow Street and from the Covent Garden Piazza.
Royal Opera House
Bow Street, London, WC2E 9DD
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The nearest Underground stations are Covent Garden, Leicester Square, Holborn and Charing Cross.
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Our doors are open to the public from 10am every morning.

Please note individual spaces may be open at different times.

Can I bring a bag?



There is step-free access across the Royal Opera House, from our ground-floor café and foyer to a range of seats in our performance spaces. We also offer a free, specialized Access Membership to all visitors who need assistance. This service provides access to various facilities such as personalized seat allocation based on your requirements, ticket discounts, free companion tickets and more.

Everyone is require to wear a face covering that covers both their mouth and nose throughout their time in the Royal Opera House, unless they are exempt. Please let us know if you lip-read, or require to see the facial features of our staff – we will ensure that your guide wears a visor instead of a mask.

You can find out more by emailing boxoffice.access@roh.org.uk.

Read more about access at the Royal Opera House