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Palace Theatre seating plan | Best seats & views at the best prices

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Our Palace Theatre seating plan, accommodating 1,380 patrons with 549 in Stalls, 275 in Dress Circle, 228 in Grand Circle, and 328 in Balcony, is your guide to the best West End experience.

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Palace Theatre seating plan | Recommended seats

💸Value for money seats
Snag discounted seating towards the back of each section — away from obstructed views caused by overhangs and support pillars.
🎟️If money were no matter
Sitting in the front of the Dress Circle or directly in the centre of the Stalls is optimal for a completely immersive experience without any barriers.
🎭Best views of the stage
You can secure your seat in the middle of the Grand Circle. Here, you don't have to worry about any safety rails obstructing your line of sight.

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Palace Theatre seating plan | Sections explained


Stalls

The Stalls of the Palace Theatre seating plan are partitioned into two sections of seating with a central aisle running the entire length of the theatre. If you're looking for the best viewing experience, opt for seats in rows G-K. These are located at the centre of the theatre and offer an ideal rake that allows a clear view without obstruction. When seeking the best view of performance, it is wise to avoid seats situated at either end of rows, particularly in the first three rows. This can cut off parts of the stage from your sightline and detract from your experience. The Palace Theatre stage is positioned at a great height and hence, the Stalls of the Palace Theatre seating plan offer excellent visibility of the performance from any seat – an exception being in the front few rows. Seats directly behind support pillars located in rows C, H and S are subject to limited visibility. Seats located in Row M and beyond are significantly impacted by the Dress Circle overhang, causing a prominent issue for those seated at the back. Opting for the back seats of the Dress Circle will give you much better quality seating than selecting seats at the back of the Stalls, all for the same price. For those seeking extra space, aisle seats are the way to go - legroom is limited in every row of Stalls.

Dress circle

The Dress Circle of the Palace Theatre seating plan offers a cosy atmosphere that provides the best overall views in the Palace Theatre seating plan. For those seeking extended legroom, the two blocks of seating separated by a central aisle in this section are perfect for your needs. Sitting in the Dress Circle, you will not be too far from the stage! Due to the curvature of the Dress Circle, seating at either end in rows A-C may be limited. We advise that these tickets are only purchased if discounted. You should steer clear of Row J, since the seating in this particular row is highly restricted. Due to the Grand Circle overhang, those sitting in the back rows of this section may find themselves unable to see some portions of the stage. The curvature of the balcony severely limits legroom in this section, making it uncomfortable to sit here. Enjoy unobstructed views from the front and centre of this section, as there is no safety rail to obstruct your view.

Grand circle

The Grand Circle of the Palace Theatre seating plan contains two segments of seating divided by an aisle that runs down its middle. For patrons looking for extra legroom, aisle seats are their best option. Row A is clearly labelled as containing limited legroom. A safety rail around the front of the balcony restricts any seats located on either end, but it does not affect central seating. The elevated rake angle ensures excellent visibility throughout the centre. Be mindful that audience members may lean in for a better view, which can hinder the visibility of the stage. The Grand Circle's view can be obstructed by the Balcony overhang, yet this relies on each show’s individual production setup. Seats at the back of the Grand Circle may experience a greater degree of obstruction as compared to other areas. If you're looking for great seating at a bargain price, then this section is the perfect place. Although it may feel distant from the stage, there are still plenty of decent views to be had.

Balcony

The Balcony of the Palace Theatre seating plan is significantly larger than the Dress and Grand Circles. This section is composed of three blocks separated by two aisles. Due to its remarkably steep height, one of the steepest in the entire West End, the balcony is not appropriate for those with a fear of heights. An inclined rake provides an unobstructed perspective of the stage, albeit from some distance. Each aisle seat is partially hidden by protective bars, blocking the view of other seats in front and behind them. These safety rails can be a hassle for the people sitting in the adjacent seats. Situated at the back of the Balcony, these seats can feel quite far away from the performance and it is possible that you have a less than satisfactory experience. This area has minimal space for legroom, so we do not suggest choosing seats in rows M-P.

Which seats offer the best view?


The Dress Circle of the Palace Theatre seating plan offers a cosy atmosphere that provides the best overall views in the Palace Theatre seating plan. You can even secure your seat in the middle of the Grand Circle. Here, you don't have to worry about any safety rails obstructing your line of sight.

Which seats offer the best value for money?


You can find cheap seats towards the back of each section in the Palace Theatre seating plan.The Balcony is an affordable option, due to its limited views and distance from the stage. Sitting in front of the Balcony is worth it, as you will still enjoy a good view despite seemingly being farther away.

30-second takeaway: Palace Theatre seating plan


  • Housed between Cambridge Circus and originally built to be a Grand Opera House, the grand Palace Theatre is adorned with stunning Victorian architecture. Its majestic ceiling and proscenium arch will awe you as they frame the stage in all its glory.
  • The Palace Theatre seats 1380 people and has four sections — Stalls, Dress Circle, Grand Circle and Balcony.
  • The Palace Theatre seating plan features one of the steepest Balcony sections in all of West End.
  • There is a bar and toilets on every level of the theatre. An adapted unisex toilet can be found at the rear of the Stalls section.
  • At the bars, you will find wines, spirits, beers, soft drinks and some light snacks to choose from.

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