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Queen Elizabeth Hall seating plan, West End, London

Looking to get the best out of your experience? Check out our Queen Elizabeth Hall seating plan and get real-time seat availability, pricing, and insider tips on the best seats.

Value for money seats

  • Rear Stalls (AA-RR): Seats in the rear section and toward the ends of each row are priced lower than the seats in the Center in the Rear Stalls. This section is tiered all the way through so you aren't experiencing any sightline obstructions no matter where you sit, but there is quite a bit of distance from the stage in the rear rows. Nonetheless, these seats are more budget-friendly.
  • Front Stalls (F-L): The Stalls seats closer to the stage go for premium rates but for a good mix of views and affordability, you can opt for seats in the middle to rear rows, particularly ones toward the ends of each row. The slightly angled seating means your sightline is a bit restricted, but this venue is tiered all the way through, so you won't struggle to see the performances.

Best views of the stage

  • Front Stalls (C-G): Any seats in the Center section will give you clear, unobstructed views of the stage for most performances, but seats closer to the front offer a much more immersive experience at more premium rates. Opt for seats in Row C and slightly back to avoid the minor sightline obstruction of the stage's front edge.
  • Rear Stalls (AA-FF): The raked section means you can see the stage no matter where you sit, but the section also curves at the ends and the rear rows tend to be quite far back. Go for seats in the Center of the Rear Stalls, closer to the front, for a clearer view of the stage.

Sections available in Queen Elizabeth Hall

Front Stalls

  • 377 capacity
  • Rows A-L

  • Queen Elizabeth Hall has a capacity of 928 seats of which 377 are in the Front Stalls.
  • This section is at level with the stage in the front but features tiered seating all the way through. This means you can see the stage no matter where you sit.
  • Seats in the Center, particularly closer to the front, give you some of the best views and usually go for premium rates.
  • Seats toward the sides and rear also get you decent views at more affordable rates.
  • This venue is mostly accessible. The Front Stalls can be reached via step-free access from the Southbank Centre Square and a JCB lift from the Foyer.
  • There are six wheelchair-accessible and companion seats in Row A, making them accessible without needing to climb steps. The rest of the section includes one to two shallow steps for each row.

Rear Stalls

  • 551 seats
  • Rows AA-RR

  • The Rear Stalls are tiered and sit above and behind the Front Stalls.
  • You get decent views of the stage no matter where you sit in this section, though the front rows offer clearer views.
  • The seats toward the sides and in the rear are more affordably priced.
  • Accessible seating is available in Row AA and can be reached via the JCB lift. The rest of the section has a steep rake and steps to reach each row which makes it less accessible for wheelchair users.

Accessible seating in Queen Elizabeth Hall

Accessible Seating in Queen Elizabeth Hall
  • Front Stalls: Wheelchair-accessible and companion seats are available in Row A of this section. They are accessible via a step-free entrance from Southbank Centre Square and a JCB lift from the Foyer. The rest of the section is only accessible via steps.
  • Rear Stalls: Wheelchair-designated and companion seats are in Row AA, accessible via the JCB lift. The rest of the section has a steep rake and is only accessible via steps.

Frequently asked questions about Queen Elizabeth Hall seating plan

Where are the best seats in Queen Elizabeth Hall?

The Center seats in the Front Stalls offer some of the best views of the stage at premium rates. These seats experience no sightline restrictions or obstructions thanks to a gentle rake that lets you see above the rows in front of you. Seats right in the front might be a little too close for comfort, though, so opt for seats in Rows C-G.

Which section of Queen Elizabeth Hall has wheelchair accessibility?

Row A in the Front Stalls and Row AA in the Rear Stalls have wheelchair-accessible and companion seats. There is step-free access from the main entrance and a JCB lift to take you up to your seats.

Which seats in Queen Elizabeth Hall provide value for money?

While this theater has decent views all across thanks to its tiered seating setup, front-row seats tend to be priced higher. If you're looking for seats that give you a good view at more affordable rates, try the front to middle rows in the Center of the Rear Stalls. If you don't mind a slightly angled seating position, seats on the sides of either section are a good choice. The seats at the back of the Rear Stalls are also more affordably priced and are a great choice if you don't mind the distance from the stage.