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Venue Hire

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 is 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 at 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 or +44 (0)20 7212 9490.


Paul Hamlyn Hall daytime events

The Paul Hamlyn Hall, previously known as the Floral Hall, with its magnificent barrelled roof and stunning ironwork, is a spectacular and unique venue. Light and spacious, it is perfectly suited for lunches, conferences and awards ceremonies.

Paul Hamlyn Hall evening events

The Paul Hamlyn Hall hosts some of London’s most exciting, glittering parties and dinners from awards ceremonies to fashion shows. The Paul Hamlyn Hall can be hired for all manner of evening events, including wedding receptions and private gala dinners.

Royal Ballet Studios

This suite of studios functions as the daily hub for the dancers of The Royal Ballet. With ballet barres, full-length mirrors and a grand piano in each, the Royal Ballet Studios are a versatile venue for your event. The studios are flexible spaces and offer original, alternative spaces for dinners and receptions.

Crush Room

Part of the original 1858 building, the Crush Room captures the historic splendour of the Royal Opera House. With opulent red and gold features, crystal chandeliers and 17th-century Flemish artwork, the Crush Room and is ideal for a range of intimate events.

Dorfman Conservatory

Situated above the historic carriage entrance on Bow Street, the newly renovated Dorfman Conservatory and bar elegantly accommodates drinks receptions and smaller functions.

Linbury Theatre

The recently transformed Linbury Theatre is the West End’s newest and most intimate theatre. With state-of-the-art production facilities, the Linbury Theatre is ideal for our visiting productions, as well as conferences, award shows and other special occasions.

Linbury Foyer

The Linbury Foyer is bright and open, visible from Bow Street and to visitors in the Main Entrance. The redeveloped Linbury Foyer and its bar is perfect for small exhibitions and networking events.

Piazza Restaurant, Piazza Terrace Bar and Level 5 Bar

The amphitheatre level of the Royal Opera House is home to the beautifully redesigned Piazza Restaurant, Piazza Terrace Bar and Level 5 Bar. With incredible views over Covent Garden as well as over the Paul Hamlyn Hall, it is perfect for a wide variety of events, from private dinners and receptions to fashion shows and conferences.


To discuss your event, please contact our Events team on or +44 (0)20 7212 9490.

News and features

  1. 9 January 2015

    BAFTA 2015 film award nominations announced

    The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Theory of Everything, Birdman and The Imitation Game lead the nominations for the awards, to be presented at the ROH on 8 February.

  2. 7 July 2014

    Royal Opera House hosts Wimbledon Champions Dinner 2014

    Novak Djokovic and Petra Kvitová among the 420 guests.

  3. 13 February 2014

    Royal Opera House prepares to roll out the red carpet for the 2014 BAFTAs

    Annual awards ceremony held at the Royal Opera House this weekend.