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The Royal Opera (L'Opera Royal), Versailles
(3.7/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
For an evening of performances--opéra, concert, or ballet--head to The Royal Opera (L'Opera Royal). The main theater and opera house of the Palace of Versailles, it is one of the finest 18th-century opera houses in Europe. Performances frequently celebrate the works of the Baroque and Classical periods, which are most closely associated with the Opéra Royal and the Palace of Versailles. The building features extraordinary acoustics and decor. The Opéra Royal is directly linked to the history of the many theatres at Versailles and the theatrical stagings in 17th- and 18th-century France. Plan to visit The Royal Opera (L'Opera Royal) and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Versailles attractions using our Versailles travel itinerary planner.
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  • It can be viewed as a part of guided tour of Kings apartments. The auditorium is amazing with rich color and huge chandeliers. Loved all the stories that our guide had to tell about the opera. 
  • Couldn't believe they could fit 1000 people in this tiny theater. If you are staying in Versailles they still do productions here. Very quaint & smart design. 
  • The Royal Opera was part of our guided tour. It was a privilege to sit and be led into the past glory of this magnificent place. We discovered how the stages worked and I loved the idea of a floating ...  more »
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  • The food and service was not outstanding or memorable. What WAS memorable was when the waitress asked upon delivering our bill if we were paying by cash or card? When the answer "card" was given she then demanded to know how much we were going to tip her? I have always believed that tips are discretionary and not mandatory. She received a 15% tip which was more than generous; my advice would be walk by and find a better luncheon venue.
  • If I could only give a negative star rating, I would have done it. Ordered steak and after almost an hour waiting I finally asked the waiter where's my food and he said it's almost done. When he served it, I was expecting the food to be hot but it was already cold. Who knows how long that food was sitting there. What really annoyed me was next to me were two diners who came in later after me and one of them ordered the same plate I ordered, they were almost done eating and my food has not been served yet. Don' t go to this restaurant, there's a lot around that area with better food and better service.
  • Not particularly pleasant. Quick coffee took longer to order than drink.
  • Hi guys , I ordered a pint of 1664 beer and came less than a pint in that glass- not fair for the high prices they have on beers. The rib eye steaks medium that we ordered for me and my girlfriend came rare . Too embarrassed to make a scene or return the steak.
  • Average food. Average service. They do have free WiFi.