The best restricted view seats in the West End for big savings

Wicked, view from Circle L49 seat.
Wicked, view from Circle L49 seat. Credit: SeatPlan

Theatre fans can save over 50% on average ticket prices with the best restricted view seats in the West End.

Almost 10% of all of the seats in the West End have a restricted view but many offer an almost perfect experience at a significantly reduced price.

Research by the folks at SeatPlan has revealed the best restricted viewers currently available for the biggest West End shows including Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera and Wicked

With the average cost of a ticket to a musical costing £140 and £114 for a play, according to the latest The Stage Ticketing Survey, the seats are the secret to being able to save over £100 on the average ticket price.

You can grab a 5 star view to Phantom of the Opera for £27, catch Frozen for just £30 and be in the room where it happens for Hamilton without the premium price tag.

View of Hamilton from Stalls, G41 seat.
View of Hamilton from Stalls, G41 seat. Credit: SeatPlan

The full list of of the best restricted view seats in the West End is available online here.

Ben Jackson, founder of SeatPlan, said: “With a little research, restricted view seats can often be hidden gems in the West End, potentially saving theatregoers a lot of money, without compromising on a great view of the stage.

“Double check the wording of the restriction, compare photos and reviews from fellow audience members, and enjoy an epic treat to the theatre without breaking the bank!”

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