The Cambridge Theatre


The Cambridge Theatre opened in 1930 and features interior detail by the renowned designer Serge Chemayeff of Waring and Gillow. The interior was restored in 1986. Set in the heart of Covent Garden 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 caf├ęs. 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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The Cambridge Theatre

Earlham Street
Covent Garden
+44 (0)20 7494 5081
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 22 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Cambridge Theatre

5.0 out of 5 13 April 2016
by Yee Gan O.

I'm lucky to live in London. The West End has one of the best theatre scenes in the world. My favourites include Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables, both of which I've seen quite a few times

However, my current favourite musical is Matilda, showing at the Cambridge theatre. It had quite an unusual history. When I heard that the Royal Shakespeare Company was doing a musical rendition of...more

5.0 out of 5 7 April 2016
by Tracey S.

I came here to watch Matilda!! (what else eh? :D). As it was a film which stemmed from my childhood, I was rather sceptical as to how they would go about reenacting certain scenes like with the floating chalk, etc. Howeverrrrr wow! Just WOW!

This is defo the musical to watch. There were colours everywhere and wow the scenery was just simply amazing!! I was so very tempted to take out my...more

1.0 out of 5 6 October 2014
by Claire V.

Saw Matilda here, which was a great show, but the seats at the aisle, second row (B21/22), are terrible. They were full price and said nothing about restrictions, yet a large portion of the stage on our side was invisible to us due to the set. Couldn't see what was happening on the ground either due to the height of the stage. The lack of height difference in stalls also made it hard to see...more

5.0 out of 5 23 July 2012
by Tony L.

This is one of my favorite theatres that I've been both London and NYC.

Since it was built in 1930, the Art Deco interiors are absolutely stunning. The moment you walk in through the front doors, you are able to see an Art Deco frieze...and every detail inside is exquisitely designed, from floor to ceiling.

There is plenty of leg room in the stalls...far more room than most...more

4.0 out of 5 6 April 2012
by Bill T.

Does this have anything to do with the song "Fat Bottomed Girls"? That's by Queen and they're from England, right?

The reason I think there might be a correlation is because the seats at this theater are huge (compared to seats at Broadway theaters in NYC). They are really roomy with plenty of space for legs, hips, thighs, etc.

I had stalls seats and it was super easy to get into and out...more

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