Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park: The Copper Box Arena


The Copper Box was the first venue in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to reopen to the public.

You can have a workout in the gym, take part in activities in the state-of-the-art sports hall, or just enjoy a coffee and a bite to eat in the cafe.

The Copper Box hosted the Handball, Modern Pentathlon Fencing and Paralympic Goalball during the London 2012 Games.

Now home to the London Lions basketball team, it is a major venue for everything from premiership basketball to pop concerts.

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Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park: The Copper Box Arena

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E20 2ST
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Yelp Reviews


4 out of 5 based on 4 reviews

Top 4 reviews of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park: The Copper Box Arena

4.0 out of 5 18 October 2014
by Mei S.

I went there to see the basketball game between the London Lions and the Bristol Flyers in the BBL Championship. It was very one-sided with most of the fans supporting the London Lions on their home ground.

Although, it really was not as exciting as the Olympic basketball games in the Basketball Arena or even the wheelchair basketball, but this was a much smaller scale arena, and nice to be...more

4.0 out of 5 19 February 2014
by Tony M.

Spent a day during half term here with the kids. Lots of activities for only £2 a child to spend the day. The food served at the Café was healthy and wholesome and kept the kids happy. They could certainly offer more but at the moment not many people around the area so thats the only reason for 4 stars. On the whole was a great day out for virtually nothing. The kids had tons of exercise and...more

5.0 out of 5 8 August 2012
by Vicky L.

I'm all for intimate venues. Who wants to see their favourite band with 10,000 other people? You want to be so close that you know what they ate for dinner... right?

The same goes to sporting experiences. And this is where the Copper Box excelled at. Even though we had the cheapest (still bloody expensive!) tickets, our view of the play area was amazing. There were also ample toilets...more

3.0 out of 5 8 August 2012
by Jan Fredrik B.

Works for it suppose.

Entering and getting out of the Box was not a hazzle and went quick and convenient. As it should.

This venue is one of the smallest, and only have space for 7.000 people. In other words: An intimate experience. I can understand why the rest of the handball matches will be played in the Basketball Arena.

I was lucky enough to see my own country, Norway, play the quarter...more

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