Seating plan and seat views
Use our interactive seating plan to view 2948 seat reviews and 1640 photos of views from seat.
Explore the venue
Find out more about the Apollo Theatre’s bars, toilets and seating in our detailed guide on what to expect when you arrive.
Map and directions
Whether it is by tube, car, train or on foot, discover essential travel information on how to get to the Apollo Theatre.
Plan your visit
The Apollo Theatre opens 45 minutes before the show starts. The Box Office is open from 10am to book and collect tickets.
There is no dress code for the theatre. Visitors should wear attire that is comfortable and appropriate for the occasion.
Yes, there is air conditioning in the Apollo Theatre.
Yes, there is a paid cloakroom at the Apollo Theatre. Items cost £1 to check.
Security staff will be completing bag and ticket checks upon entry to the theatre, so patrons are encouraged to arrive early to allow plenty of time.
Some shows do have age restrictions due to the content in the show. Age recommendations for each show are available on the relevant production pages. All adults and children entering the theatre must have a ticket. All children aged 15 years old and under must be accompanied by an adult and seated together.
Booster seats are available for children at the Apollo Theatre, but are given out on a first-come, first-served basis, so arrive early to avoid disappointment. Please ask an usher to assist you if you require one.
There are two bars in the Apollo Theatre, one in the stalls and one in the upper circle. The bars serve a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, as well as crisps, ice cream and other snacks.
The Apollo Theatre is located on Shaftesbury Avenue, where there are many cafes, restaurants and pubs to grab something to eat before or after the show. Mediterranean fast food restaurant Leon is a popular choice for theatregoers as its just across the road from the theatre. The theatre is also around a 5 minute walk to Chinatown, where you can experience authentic East Asian cuisine from one of the many eateries.
The Apollo Theatre is well located for nearby hotels, including The Piccadilly on Shaftesbury Avenue. This five-star hotel is perfect if you're looking to make your theatre visit extra special. Alternatively, if you're on a budget, the Premier Inn in Leicester Square is just a few minutes walk from the theatre.
The Apollo Theatre was built in 1901 and was designed for the specific purpose of musical theatre by architect Lewin Sharp. The front façade of the theatre is noted for its Renaissance style sculpted stone fascia, which is worth viewing while you're waiting to enter the theatre.
Help booking tickets
Ticket collection is available at the box office on the day of your performance. We recommend patrons arrive as early as possible to avoid queues and allow enough time to enter the auditorium. Please ensure you bring your confirmation email and a form of ID.
The Apollo Theatre box office is open from 10am until 8pm Monday to Saturday, as well as from 10am until the start of the final performance on Sundays. Customers are able to make in-person bookings during these periods.
The Apollo Theatre box office can be contacted directly on 0330 333 4809.
STAR (Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers) is the industry body that regulates the sale of London theatre tickets. When booking from a company you can check the STAR ticket seller database to see if they are registered and conforming to STAR practices. When buying online, you should also check for the padlock in your browser URL bar to ensure the connection is secure.
If you are looking to make a large group booking such as a school group or corporate trip, please send an enquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org with the performance dates and number of tickets you are looking to book. We will investigate options and come back to you.
The Apollo Theatre can be hired for private hire and corporate events. For full details of pricing and what the theatre can offer, please call 020 7395 0780 or email email@example.com.