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Me and my wife attended this concert not knowing quite how it would be. Both of us were very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Hastings, United Kingdom
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This is an old opera house in the most GLORIOUS setting. There are stunning grounds and a lake and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Backstage tours are available from November to March. The summer Festival runs from May to August. The autumn Tour runs through October before taking the productions to venues across the UK.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Me and my wife attended this concert not knowing quite how it would be. Both of us were very impressed with everything about it. This was our first visit to Glyndebourne. The sound quality of the Orchestra was amazing,you could pick out instruments as though...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is an old opera house in the most GLORIOUS setting. There are stunning grounds and a lake and a restaurant. You can bring a picnic if you like for before or during the break in the opera. It is close to water and a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with my girlfriend on a Saturday evening, the staff were very attentive and couldn’t do enough for us. The food was amazing, you have to try the spinach and lamb together ‘taste sensation’! We had 5 dishes between us, which was about right,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carl J
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We always visit in the autumn at the start of the Glyndebourne tour.The prooductions ae usually very good and the auditorium is excellent. It is also a lovely time to visit the Sussex countryside and pubs.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Richard G
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Cendrillon. The name does not trip lightly off my tongue, but this production of Massinet's opera, premiered in 1899, will remain long in my memory. An energetic, fluid and bravely conceived production with a range of wonderful voices, complemented by dreamy choreography against changes of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

On our previous visit to Glyndebourne back in June (where the opera and setting were, of course, wonderful) we were horribly disappointed with Leith's catering. But dinner in August was a way happier experience. OK, so the scones at teatime were fine rather than excellent,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Saw a magnificent Madame Butterfly this summer which was just fabulous. The gardens and surroundings were beautiful as ever

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Glyndebourne is absolutely beautiful, we walked around the grounds on a sunny afternoon & it was simply stunning.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kath W
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Beautiful architecture , stunning landscape , sustainable business and world class opera - this place is a feast for the senses. Looking forward to brightening up the miserable October & November months with music .

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Nicola F
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This private estate bills a season of operas each year. We are regular opera goers and once a year on our anniversary we see an opera that is a treat, so this year as we are not away we got tickets for Glyndebourne. We brought...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John B
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9 June 2018|
Response from GlyndebourneManager | Property representative |
Hi Hilary, Please can we ask you to call our Box Office on 01273 812321. All our seats are comfortable, but we can then talk you through the best available options to ensure that you get the best seats for your needs.
3 February 2018|
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Response from H19PPO | Reviewed this property |
certainly don't remember ever reading or hearing about any
18 April 2015|
Response from Botanist79 | Reviewed this property |
Depending where you park it is 3-5 mins walk. There is also dressing rooms where she could change if she wants to get ready once she arrives.