For your comfort, free cloakrooms are available to you on each floor for you to leave your coats. The submission in our cloakrooms of bags and umbrellas is compulsory. The cloakrooms located in the entrance hall and up to the 2nd floor are manned by reception staff. On the 3rd, 4th and 5th floors, there are lockers which can be locked by inserting 1 euro (which is returned when you open to retrieve your belongings).
How long before a performance do the doors open?
The theatre doors open two hours before the performance, except for “Discovery concerts” (Summer Concert: 1 hour before / Fridays at the Opera: ½ an hour before) and the concert hall doors open ½ an hour before the performance.
For performances for young people, the general public and for “discovery concerts” (except the Fridays at the Opera), the Foyer Grétry bar opens one hour before and at the end of each performance (for Fridays at the Opera: the foyer Grétry opens ½ an hour before and ½ an hour after the concert).
Bars & restaurant
According to the sanitary measures currently applicable, the bars of the Opera remain closed before the show and during the intermission until further notice.
However, you can enjoy a meal at the Restaurant de l’Opéra located in the prestigious Foyer Grétry. The Restaurant opens its doors 2 hours before each performance.
The restaurant is only accessible to holders of a ticket for the day’s performance.
Reservation required: +32 (0) 499/42 42 62 – email@example.com – www.leschefsopera.be
More information about the show
All opera performances are preceded by an introduction to the show, open to all and free of charge, 30 minutes before the performance, at the Salon Rossini (+3).
A program (free) is also at your disposal every show night by the reception staff.
Also find the teaching guide of each show on our website and more information about our productions via social networks.
You want to prolong the pleasure of the performance or simply keep a souvenir of what you saw ?
Our partner store “Visé Musique” is open before each opera or concert performance on Fri., Sat. and Sun. in the entrance hall and during the interval in front of the Foyer Grétry (2nd floor). CDs, DVDs and books about the performance on show are on sale.
Various articles (gift vouchers, DVD, CD, Goodies, etc.) are also on sale at the ticket office.
Can I smoke at the Opera?
It is forbidden to smoke or vapote in the whole building as well as in the peristyle.