New London Theatre


The New London Theatre is probably best known as the home of Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Cats and even more recently as that of the National Theatre’s production of War Horse. The theatre is a short walk from the famous Covent Garden market and piazza, the Royal Opera House and a variety of shops, restaurants and cafés. If you are celebrating a special occasion or entertaining guests why not take advantage of our own in house hospitality by organising a VIP Experience to make your visit even more special.

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New London Theatre

Drury Lane
Covent Garden
0207242 9802
Yelp Reviews

4.5 out of 5 based on 13 reviews

Top 5 reviews of New London Theatre

5.0 out of 5 1 May 2016
by Samuel A.

Tony- and Olivier-award 1927 musical touches on Southern racial prejudice and tragic enduring love staged on Mississippi show boat. Excellent vocals of opera-quality!more

4.0 out of 5 28 March 2016
by Larissa G.

I've only been to New London Theatre once to catch a showing of "War Horse", but based on my time here, I'd consider seeing a show here again. This is a lovely, comfortable venue. Honestly, it feels newer than it really is, which is a serious testament to how well the place is cleaned and maintained, I think. And the stage itself is wonderful - a wide open space with rows and rows of seats...more

4.0 out of 5 3 March 2016
by James B.

Great place to watch a show, our seats were to the left of the stage and I wouldn't recommend sitting there, although cheap the view isn't worth it.

You feel left out of the show and at some points that you are in fact missing the show as you can't see anything happening below.

Had a great time and War Horse is now my new favorite show!

The theatre itself has many many bars so at the...more

5.0 out of 5 29 July 2014
by Tally D.

Love this theatre! The layout is really easy to navigate, an escalator to the main area then some stairs leading to an open waiting area and finally clearly labelled stairs to each seating section. There were so many staff around who were very helpful and made everything run smoothly.

I sat in Stall A seat 2 - basically extremely close to the stage and to the right. I personally thought it...more

4.0 out of 5 20 November 2013
by Elizabeth H.

3.5 stars. I just round up.

A few minutes walking from Covent Garden, this is a fairly modern theatre. No historical significances or intricate interior detailing. There are multiple stages here and I believe, two showings of War Horse happening simultaneously when I went to see it.

The building:

VERY clean. Easy to navigate. Spacious foyer for drinks. Accepts card for souvenir...more

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