Hippodrome Theatres are famous worldwide as music halls and theatres. London’s Hippodrome Casino is one of the few left standing, which you can find at the corner of Charing Cross Road and Cranbourn Street, in Westminster, London. The Hippodrome was originally built as a circus and has seen numerous transformations - a nightclub, music venue, theatre and more. After a recent round of refurbishments, the building stands tall as a casino and entertainment centre today.

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About Hippodrome Casino

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  • Between 1909-1951, when Hippodrome operated as a theatre, it could seat over 1340 people.
  • It had four sections - Stalls, Mezzanine, Gallery and Upper Gallery levels.
  • Today, the casino can host 314 people across two levels - Upper Level and Main Floor.
  • It also has over 100 electronic gaming machines.
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  • Train: The nearest train station is Charing Cross and Waterloo stations. The theatre is a 15-minute walk from both stations. 
  • Tube: The nearest tube stations are Piccadilly Circus, Covent Garden and Leicester Square. The Hippodrome building is located above the underground Leicester subway station. 
  • Bus: Charing Cross Road is frequented by routes 24, 29, 176, N5, N20, N29, N41 and N279. 
  • Parking: You can park at the Q-Park Theatreland parking zone. At Q-Park, you can avail of a parking scheme with 20% off car parking when validated by theatre staff. The other parking zone nearby is the Chinatown car park. You will also have to pay a Congestion Charge Zone for Central London which costs £11.50 between 7 AM and 6 PM and is free outside this window.
  • Best Mode of Transport: The tube is the most convenient mode of public transport to reach the casino, as it is located right on top of the underground Leicester tube station.

Frequently Asked Questions About Hippodrome Casino

Where is Hippodrome Casino located?

The Hippodrome Casino is located on the corner of Cranbourn Street and Charing Cross Road. The theatre is in the City of Westminster, London.

How can I reach Hippodrome Casino?

You can reach Hippodrome Casino via train, bus, tube, or car.

What are the different types of shows and productions that are staged at the Hippodrome Casino?

Hippodrome Casino has staged several productions including musicals, circuses and other live entertainment shows. A few notable ones include La Clique, Swan Lake and more.

What are the seating options available at Hippodrome Casino?

The theatre can seat across two levels — Upper Level and Main Floor.

Is Hippodrome Casino accessible to people with disabilities?

Yes. Hippodrome Casino is accessible to people with reduced mobility. The theatre offers various facilities and resources for disabled visitors, including wheelchair access, lifts, accessible toilets and more.

How much do the Hippodrome Casino tickets cost?

The price of the tickets depends on the show that you choose to watch and the timing of the same at the Hippodrome Casino.

Where can I book my Hippodrome Casino tickets?

You can book your tickets to shows playing at the Hippodrome Casino online at London Theatre Tickets. You will get the best deals and discounts and all the information you need at your fingertips.

Are there any dining options available near Hippodrome Casino?

Yes. There are quite a few dining options available near Hippodrome Casino such as Chop Chop, Dishoom and more.

What are some of the things to do or attractions to explore near the Hippodrome Casino?

There are quite a few attractions near Hippodrome Casino that you can explore before you go for a show. Some of these include The British Museum, The London Eye, Trafalgar Square, The National Gallery and more.