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Apollo at Royal Opera House. Carlos Acosta plays Greek god of music, Apollo, in George Balanchine's 1928 ballet. From Apollo's birth to his leadership on Mount Parnasus, Balanchine's choreography plays perfectly on the music of Igor Stravinsky.

 

About Royal Opera House

This impressive building in the heart of Covent Garden has been playing host to major stars of the classical music world since 1858. The third theatre to be located on this site, today's Royal Opera House is the result of a reconstruction in the 1990s (although the main auditorium is part of the original building). More about Royal Opera House

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Drury Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £137  24% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 3 minutes from Apollo
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £124  42% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 3 minutes from Apollo
Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
 
 
 
Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  27% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 4 minutes from Apollo
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Events near Apollo

Near Apollo
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
School of Rock
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th October 2016 to 13th January 2019
Apollo, Drury Lane, WC2B | 3 minutes from Apollo
Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock star Dewey Finn - in the ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lieutenant Of Inishmore
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd June to 8th September 2018
Apollo, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 4 minutes from Apollo
Poldark star Aidan Turner makes his West End stage debut this June, starring as terrorist Mad Padraic in Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant of Inishmore. Michael Grandage ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 29th September 2018
Apollo, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 6 minutes from Apollo
Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his Oscar-nominated 1974 film about a New ...More
 
 
 
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Near Apollo
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fortune Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Apollo
The first theatre built after World War I is an astonishing piece of architecture. Built in 1922-4, it preceded the arrival of the Art Deco and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Theatre Royal Drury Lane
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Apollo
London's oldest theatre is also its most spectacular, with a palatial auditorium that is among the most impressive in the world. The first theatre on this ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
New London Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Apollo
Although this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the New London Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making it ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Apollo

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Apollo
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Covent Garden East Piazza
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Apollo
A visit to Covent Garden is a must, whether you intend to shop, sightsee or soak in the carnival atmosphere. The focal ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Film Museum Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Apollo
The London Film Museum, located on the site of the Theatre Museum in the original Flower Cellars in the heart of Covent Garden, is the second ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Apollo
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Apollo

The best shops and markets near Apollo
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Apollo
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
 
 
 
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Lola's Cupcakes, Covent Garden
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
14-18 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Apollo
Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ... More
 
 
 
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Camper
London > Shopping > Shoes
39 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Apollo
Exciting shoe design from Camper, both quirky and sensible and currently the epitome of cool footwear. ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near Apollo London?
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Paul Hamlyn Hall Bar & Restaurant - Royal Opera House
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Royal Opera House, Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as Apollo
The hall over which this stunning restaurant and champagne bar looks was named in honour of publisher Paul Hamlyn after his foundation gifted a generous £10m ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Masala Zone
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
48 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Apollo
The obvious point of comparison for this chain of trendy, inexpensive Indian restaurants is Wagamama's. Like that sainted chain, they offer authentic street food, quick service ... More
 
 
 
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Busaba Eathai - Floral Street
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
44 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Apollo
Thai Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Near Apollo
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 2 minutes from Apollo
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Apollo
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 6 minutes from Apollo
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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Apollo gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Apollo
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Apollo
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Apollo
Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Apollo

The best pubs near London Apollo.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Apollo
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Apollo
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Apollo
Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
 
 
 
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Apollo clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Apollo
The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny silver ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Detroit Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Apollo
Covent Garden "style" bar serving cocktails and a chilled out, trendy vibe. Considered to be one of London’s original “style” or “concept” bars, despite being on the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Grays & Feather
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
26 Wellington Street, WC2E | 3 minutes from Apollo
Specialising in sparkling wines Grays & Feather offers an exploration, education and, most importantly, enjoyment - without breaking the bank - of fizz. From the rolling ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Apollo

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Apollo.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Apollo
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Apollo
... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 6 minutes from Apollo
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
 

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James Macdonald returns to the Donmar to direct Linda Bassett as Lady Wishfort in William Congreve's biting satirical comedy about ...More

 
42nd Street
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Theatre | Until 20th October 2018 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Apollo

Grammy Award winner Sheena Easton plays legendary diva Dorothy Brock in the hit Broadway musical 42nd Street at London's Theatre ...More

 
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Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Apollo

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The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 29th September 2018 

The Lyceum Theatre 4 minutes walk from Apollo

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
Tina
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Theatre | Until 16th February 2019 

Aldwych Theatre 4 minutes walk from Apollo

Phyllida Lloyd, director of Mamma Mia!, helms a life-affirming musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, written ...More

 
Quiz
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Theatre | Until 16th June 2018 

Noel Coward Theatre 4 minutes walk from Apollo

Following a sell-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre, Quiz, the play about 'the coughing Major' who famously cheated on Who ...More

 
Motown The Musical
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Theatre | Until 5th January 2019 

Shaftesbury Theatre 5 minutes walk from Apollo

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
Chess
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Theatre | Until 2nd June 2018 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 5 minutes walk from Apollo

Laurence Connor directs the first West End revival since the original 1986 production, which starred Elaine Paige, of Chess. The ...More

 
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American abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko prepares for the greatest challenge of his career under the gaze of his loyal ...More

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