Theatreland & The Royal Opera House Backstage Tour

This is an opportunity to step inside the amazing Royal Opera House, which has reopened following a massive £50 million renovation. You will have a backstage tour + a guided tour of the inside and outside of this beautifully refurbished building. A delicious three-course lunch + tea/coffee is included in a private dining room before we step into Theatreland to hear about Legends and Landmarks on a guided historical walking tour.




Royal Opera House

Theatreland & The Royal Opera House Backstage Tour

About this excursion

£124  per person

Our timetableRoyal Opera House

10.30am – Backstage Tour of the Royal Opera House

12.00 noon – Lunch at Tuttons, Covent Garden – three courses + tea/coffee in a private dining room.

2.00pm – Guided historical walking tour of Theatreland

The Royal Opera House

Your Backstage Tour includes an introduction to the colourful history of the theatre, an insight into the redevelopment of the Royal Opera House and a look at aspects of current productions. As the Opera House is a fully working theatre, each tour is a unique experience and may include opportunities to see the Royal Ballet in class, or the magnificent backstage technology in operation.

Following our tour we depart for a three course lunch with tea/coffee in Covent Garden.Lyceum Theatre

Theatreland Tour

After lunch we step into Theatreland and hear about Legends and Landmarks on a guided historical walking tour which last for 1 hour 15 minutes. We shall explore the beautifully refurbished Royal Opera House both outside as well as inside via various stairs & open-air terraces. You will then be guided around the Covent Garden Piazza to see the Lyceum Theatre and Theatre Royal Drury Lane, with a full circuit of the building.

Tuttons Restaurant

Situated on the famous Covent Garden piazza, Tuttons is one of the longest standing restaurants in central London. Well known for its location and history, they offer diners a unique experience overlooking the iconic piazza whilst enjoying a delicious menu that celebrates English cuisine and the best of British produce. Tuttons

With a warm and welcoming interior, Tuttons provides the perfect setting for a meal with friends and loved ones with our terrace allowing you to enjoy the London sunshine throughout the year.

For special occasions and private events they have two Vault dining rooms. Situated underneath the restaurant, the Vaults are a beautiful back drop to any event ranging from corporate meetings to birthday soirees.

 Menu for Tuttons

We shall need to provide your menu choices in advance for our lunch, so the menu is shown below for you to decide: Please let us have your choices before 10 April 2019.


Classic Carrot & Orange Soup pumpkin seeds & pea shoots VG V GF

Tuttons Maple Cured Salmon, potato & red onion salad with caper berries GF

Open Wild Mushroom Ravioli creamed mushrooms, rocket & kale pistou V


Roast Fillet of Salmon, braised fennel, tomato & peppers with confit herbed potatoes GF

Pan roasted Corn Fed Chicken, Buttered, Savoy cabbage, butternut squash, mushroom & tarragon sauce GF

Croxton Manor Goat’s Cheese & Quinoa Salad, pomegranate, asparagus, sun blushed tomato,
red onion, pumpkin seeds & pomegranate molasses.   VG


Dark & White Chocolate Brownie, chocolate sauce & Dorset clotted cream V GF

White wine & Cinnamon Poached Pear chocolate sauce, hazelnuts & salt caramel crisp VG V GF

Passion Fruit & Vanilla Crème Brûlée, shortbread biscuit V

Coffee or Tea

 Please also advise us of any special dietary requirements.

The cost of this event includes luxury coach transport, your backstage tour of the Royal Opera House, your three course lunch with tea/coffee, guided historical tour of Theatreland and, of course, treats


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