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The Eventim Apollo, previously called Hammersmith Apollo, is one of the largest live entertainment venues in London. It's located in West London and is one of the most well-preserved theatres in the UK.

Eventim Apollo was designed in the Art Deco style by the renowned theatre architect Robert Cromie who also designed the Prince of Wales Theatre. The 3,487-seat theatre opened its doors to the public on 28th March 1932 as the Gaumont Palace cinema. The theatre featured a majestic fan-shaped auditorium, a 35-foot deep stage, a Compton4Manual/15 Ranks theatre organ, twenty dressing rooms and a café located in the foyer. The venue's name changed to the Hammersmith Odeon in 1962.

It started featuring a number of talented artists like Bob Marley, The Rolling Stones and The Beatles.The Eventim Apollo continues to be one of the best places to see live entertainment and Off-West End shows.

Venue Details

Address: 45 Queen Caroline Street, London, W6 9QH

Opened: 1981

Seating Capacity: 3,341

Seating Chart: Check out the Eventim Apollo London Seating Plan here.

Practical Information

Accessible Seating

The entrance to the building has an access ramp or 2 steps up from the street level. The foyer and bars near the entrance on the ground floor are step-free, but there are 30 steps up to the circle bar/foyer. The box office, platforms, and toilets are step-free from the street. All seats in the stalls are also accessible.

Available Facilities

In-house Bar: Eventim Apollo London has several bars selling alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, as well as snacks.

Coat Check: All bags and belongings will be subject to a security check. Big bags or suitcases are not permitted inside Eventim Apollo London.

Assistive Listening System: The venue has a hearing loop system that covers most of the stalls seats, plus Blocks 8, 9 and 10 in the circle. Individuals can borrow headphones and neck loops for a refundable cash deposit of £5.

Guide Dogs: Eventim Apollo London welcomes Assistance Dogs and the staff will look after them during the performance. If you are bringing an assistance dog, please drop an email to in advance.

Washrooms: There are male and female toilets present at the theatre. There are two toilets located at the rear of the stalls that can be used by people with disabilities.

Handy Tips

  • There are no parking spaces at the Eventim Apollo, and we advise against trying to park in the surrounding residential areas.
  • The Eventim Apollo has gone cashless to improve customer experience by shortening wait times and reducing staff-to-guest contact.

Getting There

Tube: Hammersmith (Piccadilly, District and Hammersmith and City lines). The station is wheelchair accessible.

Bus: 9, 10, 27, 33, 419, 72, H91, 190, 211, 220, 267, 283, 295 and 391. Hammersmith bus station is wheelchair accessible.

Taxis: You will find black cabs outside Eventim Apollo.

Restaurants Near Eventim Apollo London

1. Honest Burgers Hammersmith: As the name suggests, this restaurant is known for its delicious beef burgers and potatoes and they also use honest farming practices to source their food. When you've got a burger joint a mere 1-minute walk away from the theatre, what else could better sort out your dinner plans?

2. The Gate: If you are looking for a vegan restaurant in a relaxed sitting, The Gate is the perfect spot, just one minute away from the theatre!

3. Chez Maiss: Chez Maiss offers a wide variety of delicious wines from every corner of the globe. This stylish bar and grill serves Mediterranean staples, like risotto and shish tawook, plus cocktails. It is just a 2-minute walk from Eventim Apollo London.

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