Apollo Victoria spaces

Space Capacity standing Capacity seated Natural daylight? Steps?
Auditorium 2,500Level 1:Level 2: No
Foyer Bar 300 Yes 4
Elixir Bar 50 6 No 36
Ambassador Lounge 12 6 No 33


Apollo Victoria
Stage and auditorium – details and photos
Foyer Bar – details and photos
Elixir Bar – details and photos
Ambassador Lounge  – details and photos
Services and accredited suppliers
> About the Apollo Victoria

Stage and Auditorium

An inspiring testament to art-deco design, the Apollo Victoria’s auditorium was once described by Gaumont-British News as ‘a fairy cavern under the sea, or a mermaid’s dream of heaven’. The striking originality of the decor gives any event a memorable twist whilst the 88,000 individual LED bulbs enable a wide variety of spectacular effects. Since its first musical success with The Sound of Music in 1981, the Apollo Victoria has enjoyed a wealth of West End hits including Starlight Express, Bombay Dreams and Saturday Night Fever. Also a popular live music venue, the theatre has hosted performers such as Liza Minnelli, Dean Martin and Cliff Richard. It is ideal for concerts, conferences, award ceremonies and charity galas.

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Foyer Bar

The largest reception space we offer, the Foyer Bar of the Apollo Victoria can hold up to 250 people in a variety of different setups. Uniquely flexible, the Foyer Bar can stand alone as a venue for presentations, meetings, rehearsals and workshops. With a stylish bar running along one side of the room, the Foyer Bar is perfect for parties, standing receptions and lunches. It also acts as a perfect registration area and breakout space for larger auditorium hires.

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Elixir Bar

Unlike any other theatre bar in the West End, the Elixir Bar offers a novel experience. Recently redesigned to match the magical theme of our resident production, this unique space is a suitable location for meetings, parties and lunches. With a cauldron of cocktails, a smoke machine and its very own sound system, the room is filled with energy and atmosphere. Offering exclusive packages during the show, the Elixir Bar is also available for daytime hire for those looking for a more original experience!



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Ambassador Lounge

This intimate space is a popular area for VIPs, with an impressive catalogue of celebrity and royal visits. Available for hire during the day, or alongside a show during the evening, the Ambassador Lounge offers the utmost in exclusivity and elegance. 2013 saw a first for the Ambassador Lounge when it played host to its first wedding reception!


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Projector Can be hired externally
Screen Yes
Lighting To be hired from producers, at cost
Sound To be hired from producers, at cost
Microphones Can be hired externally
Dance floor Yes
Other Changeable LED colour lighting across the theatre auditorium.Please note that the stage is gently raked.

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Other services and accredited suppliers

External technical hire Dependant upon hirer’s requirements. Venue staff happy to advise/organise any external technical hire required.

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