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 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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Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9HU

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The Cambridge Theatre

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


Event Facilities
Raked or tiered seating offered


4 out of 5 based on 19 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Cambridge Theatre

2.0 out of 5 14 January 2014
by Aimee W.

Went here to see Chicago and although I was highly disappointed in the show the theatre was fine, with a small, private feel to it. Spacious seats, good service - just wish the show had been better ! Felt a bit like watching a bad rehersal... But I guess I'd go back to this theatre to see something else in the future.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

4.0 out of 5 11 January 2012
by Tristan J.

Last night I saw Matilda and it was great (go see it with kids), but this review is for the theatre itself.

Last night it was good, having stalls tickets though I was a bit disappointed that a relatively short but quite-big-haired-woman in front of me could block my view of the stage quite so easily - the incline is not steep at all and she wouldn't stop moving her bloody head. It's not...more

5.0 out of 5 24 June 2011
by Chip K.

I don't see shows in world-class theatre cities very often, so maybe my standards are lower than some of the recent commenters regarding the production of "Chicago" at Cambridge Theatre... because I really enjoyed myself.

The musical itself is highly entertaining -- and I say this as someone who's not a big musical fan. "Chicago" is full of memorable songs, dances, and comic bits.

I thought...more

3.0 out of 5 10 February 2010
by Helen C.

We got cheap tickets to see Chicago here - £15 a piece, thank you very much ( everyone) - so I can't complain! However, full price I think was £45 which seems a lot.

All the seats have pretty good views, and the sound is good. It's fairly small - there are no balcony seats, instead the upper circle is up the seperate staircase - so you never get vertigo or miss...more