See inside London's most famous music hall with over 140 years of history, and enjoy some sparkling refreshments with a Royal Albert Hall Tour and Laurent Perrier Champagne Afternoon Tea for Two. The tour offers you the chance to take a peek at the royal areas of the Hall, see the breath-taking auditorium, and glimpse the stage where the world's stars have appeared ' from Arctic Monkeys to Muhammad Ali, BBC Proms to The Beatles, Cirque du Soleil to Winston Churchill, Albert Einstein to Ed Sheeran, and Kylie to Kraftwerk (we could go on!). You'll discover how the building was funded, the love story that nearly stopped it from being built, and how they solved one of the UK's most enduring engineering challenges ' the Royal Albert Hall echo! Following the tour, you'll enjoy a luxurious afternoon tea at the Royal Albert Hall's Verdi Restaurant, where you'll be served a host of sweet and savoury delights ' from sandwiches and freshly baked scones with clotted cream and jam, to musically-themed exquisite cakes, inspired by the performances that take place on the Hall's main stage. Choose from a selection of loose leaf tea and tisanes, before toasting the occasion in style with a glass of chilled Laurent-Perrier Champagne.
Need to Know
You'll enter the Royal Albert Hall through Door 12, exchange your voucher for your tickets at the Box Office and wait at the Tours meeting point to take your pre-booked Grand Tour. Once the tour is ready to leave, you'll begin your journey through this amazing Grade I Listed building, moving through the auditorium, gallery, Royal Retiring Room and all the storied corridors in-between, learning about the Hall's rich history. After the tour, you'll make your way up to the first floor to take your seats in the Verdi restaurant, where you'll be served your delicious afternoon tea. Treats include a selection of finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and jam, sweet desserts and a pot of tea chosen to suit your tastes as well as your choice of a glass of Laurent Perrier Champagne.