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St Martin-in-the-Fields

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St Martin-in-the-Fields is a landmark. Its fine Georgian architecture and prominent location place it at the heart of the nation. Its work has valued historic tradition, but St Martin’s has always been innovative in response to changing needs. From...more
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| Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 4JJ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This has to come in two parts: 1. The cafe/restaurant is underneath the church, in the crypt. It serves inexpensive (for London) food including soups and sandwiches, as well as more ambitious main courses. Beer, wine and free water are all available. I'd say the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank aber-fan
Reviewed 1 week ago

The crypt houses a quality cafeteria style place which is very affordable and serves excellent comfort food. Gift shop as well downstairs. Rent a seat cushion for a pound before going upstairs to view excellent chamber music and choir groups.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Woci
Reviewed 1 week ago

This past week we were lucky enough to attend our second concert here. Ancient Church with a very cool crypt in the basement. We had a lovely Christmas style dinner and a glass of wine before the concert in the crypt. You are actually walking...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MJcatlvr
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always try to make it to at least one of the lunchtime concerts at St Martin’s whenever I’m in London. They are fabulous. Lasting just 45 minutes so people can attend during their lunch break, they give young and very very talented musicians the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Travellingonwheels
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can always enjoy wonderful classical music or jazz at this legendary church. And be sure to have a meal/drink in the crypt.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brian T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Miss St Martins and you miss the Soul of London - the lunchtime conecerts (many free), the caring for the Homeless, the Cafe & shop downstairs, the special concerts .......... Could not recommend it enough! Wheelchair accessible.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RetiredWazza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very well attended lunch time classical music concert by Fabiana and Paula Chavez, in a beautiful church overlooking Trafagar Square. The acoustics were wonderful and the piano music played by the identical twins, left the audience enthralled. It was a memorable experience...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kufunda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our absolute favourite Church in London & we never visit without spending time here. This trip we attended a free lunchtime concert provided by the St Martin in the Fields Choral Scholars & it was stunning. The church is simple but beautiful inside,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I always enjoy coming here for a concert. The acoustics are good although the view is mixed depending on where you sit. Downstairs tends to have better views but note column placement. Upstairs you may need to share the box and tend to only be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Olivia K
StMartinsLondon, Manager at St Martin-in-the-Fields, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Olivia, Thank you for your review of our concert hall; I'm delighted to hear that you had such an enjoyable experience. We do have different price categories for our seats, depending on where our audience members would like to sit. Our tickets start at...More

Reviewed 13 November 2018

The Church is not ornate and breathtaking as many are, It seems utilitarian - for ts purpose of worship I suppose. The choir perform regularly at lunch time and rehearse prior to the event. They are OUTSTANDING The whole place is filled with beautiful sacred...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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JenniferS9561
18 January 2017|
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Response from Barbara A | Reviewed this property |
When you click on "book tickets", a rough seating plan will come up. Then look for a box that says something about a detailed seating plan. Click it. The same rough plan will appear, however if you click on the area of... More
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JenniferS9561
18 January 2017|
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Response from climbing_the_walls | Reviewed this property |
No seating plan as far as I saw: first come, first served. So I agree with David F. Note that the voluntary donation is best given at the end of the concert on the way out - not at the beginning otherwise you can get a... More
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Sandra W
18 December 2016|
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Response from Lynnejoanne | Reviewed this property |
The best seats are in the nave and towards the front in the middle so your view is not obscured. We booked our seats online 6 weeks prior to the Vivaldi Gloria concert and had front row seats which were fantastic. Even if... More
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