Palace Theatre seating plan

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Palace Theatre seating plan

Palace Theatre Seating Plan

The Palace Theatre has a capacity of 1378 seats, including 547 seats in the Stalls, 275 seats in the Dress Circle, 228 seats in the Grand Circle and 328 seats in the Balcony. Use our interactive seating plan to view 1617 seat reviews and 874 photos of views from seat.

Venue overview

The Palace Theatre is located in the middle of Cambridge Circus and is one of the West End's most prolific buildings. Originally built as a Grand Opera House, the theatre is best-known for housing Les Miserables before it transferred to the Queen's Theatre after 7,602 performances. Other notable productions have included Singin' in the Rain and the current Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

The auditorium features beautiful Victorian architecture, including a majestic ceiling and proscenium arch which frames the stage. Split across four levels, views are extremely mixed throughout the Palace Theatre, which features one of the steepest balconies in the entire West End. A tall and narrow theatre, there are restricted views due to support pillars and safety rails.

Good value seats

Seats towards the rear of each section are heavily discounted, due to circle overhangs, support pillars and distance from the stage. These can prove good value for money, particularly for a large-scale musical. The Balcony is extremely cheap, due to severe restrictions. It is worth sitting in the front of the Balcony, as although it may feel distant, you may still get a good view. Alternatively, sit in the middle of the Grand Circle for a safety rail-free view of the stage.

Premium seats

Seating in the front of the Dress Circle or in the centre of the Stalls is the optimum place to have the most immersive experience without any restrictions. Rows G-K in the Stalls are best as the stage is quite high and a decent rake allows for action to be at eye level. Due to the mixed views throughout the Palace Theatre, it's wise to spend a little bit extra to guarantee there will be no restrictions to impair your enjoyment.

Recent seat reviews

Stalls F29
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albuspotter 5"11, 182 reviews, 12 helpful votes
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Palace Theatre F29 view from seat photo

Although this seat is Restricted View, I didn't miss too much, I think there as only one scene that I found the view to be completely restricted. So for the low price, this is a good seat! Legroom was alright, my knees were touching the back of the s... More

Saw Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on 04 November 2018

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Stalls F1
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albuspotter 5"11, 182 reviews, 12 helpful votes
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Palace Theatre F1 view from seat photo

For me, this seat was brilliant. You can certainly notice that it is restricted view and you miss a chunk of the stage (as you can see in picture) but it really isn't too bad. The legroom is fine for your right leg as you can stretch into the aisle, ... More

Saw Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on 14 October 2018

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Grand Circle E35
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albuspotter 5"11, 182 reviews, 12 helpful votes
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Palace Theatre E35 view from seat photo

The view from the seat is fantastic but the legroom really ruins the experience, it was just about tolerable otherwise I would've requested being moved after the first act! The seat is also slightly on an angle which feels odd like you're slightly fa... More

Saw Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on 07 October 2018

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