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London, United Kingdom

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See the world’s leading tribute to the BBC’s Fawlty Towers TV series at Faulty Towers The Dining Experience, two hours of brilliant fun in the heart of London’s theater land. Head to the Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Hotel and enjoy a unique theatrical script, lightning-quick improvisation, and a 3-course lunch or dinner – not to mention shocking service and hilarious theatrical scenes.
  • See Faulty Towers The Dining Experience, a hilarious, internationally acclaimed show
  • Be transported back to the 1970s with this homage to the British BBC TV series Fawlty Towers
  • Meet Basil, Sybil and the lovable waiter Manuel, and enjoy a fully interactive comedy experience
  • Enjoy a 1970s-inspired 3-course meal, served by the characters
  • Have a pre-show drink in Basil’s Bar before your choice of lunch or dinner performance
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2-hour show
3-course lunch or dinner
Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Faulty Towers the Dining Experience, Radisson Blu Edwardian 9-13 Bloomsbury Street The Torquay Suite Theatre, London WC1B 3QD England
Make your own way to Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Hotel and check in to the ‘Torquay Suite Theatre.’ Prepare for a hilarious dining experience created in homage to Fawlty Towers, the beloved British sitcom written by comedy legends John Cleese and Connie Booth.

Arrive early for a drink in Basil’s Bar (own expense). The mayhem starts when hotel proprietor Basil comes on the scene to try to micromanage Manuel, the long-suffering, much-loved waiter from Barcelona. Happily, Basil’s wife Sybil is on hand to ensure that both he and Manuel are brought under control just enough to announce the seating plan.

The antics of the actors unfold as you eat, with this comedy playing out around you. Laugh as you dine and savor the flavor of dishes like rich tomato and basil soup, roasted chicken with seasonal vegetables, and sumptuous chocolate mousse cake for dessert.

Please note that Faulty Towers The Dining Experience portrays the spirit of the Fawlty Towers TV characters and the atmosphere they create, but the performers are impersonators and the show has no connection to the BBC, nor to John Cleese, Connie Booth, or their TV scripts.
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Faulty Towers the Dining Experience
2 hour show and 3 course meal
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • IMPORTANT: If you have an allergy to nuts, whether airborne, through ingestion or physical contact, please let us know and confirm the nature of it at least 72 hours before the performance. If we are not made aware of this until the performance date, the hotel and ITI reserve the right to refuse admission. Please note that we also have a gag in the show that involves peanuts, if we are aware of your allergy we will source a reliable nut free alternative. However, please note that even the manufacturers of this cannot guarantee that their product may not contain traces of nuts. If you have any concerns on this, please contact us.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Faulty Towers The Dining Experience Ltd

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Faulty Towers The Dining Experience?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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What is the policy on sanitization during Faulty Towers The Dining Experience?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
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What is the social distancing policy during Faulty Towers The Dining Experience?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Faulty Towers The Dining Experience?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Faulty Towers The Dining Experience.
What is the maximum group size during Faulty Towers The Dining Experience?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers.

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Terrific entertainnent and a pretty decent meal
, Feb 2020
A side-splitting evening's entertainment for those who enjoy being carried back to mid-70s. Would recommend for teens upward.
Delightfully Hilarious
, Dec 2019
For Faulty Towers and Monty Python fans, this is a must see show. It is very funny and sticks to the TV show quite well. The food is secondary, but good. Ask for more rolls...I dare you!
The dinner you wount mis :)
Flemming H
, Oct 2019
This was just what we needed to get our London trip started, hilarious dinner with top entertainment from start to finish and you are in the middle of it :) Really great, will recommend this to anyone, your boundaries for what is acceptable in a restaurant will get pushed to the next level.
Faulty Towers review
, Aug 2019
Brilliantly done by three excellent actors who really knew their subjects. A bravado finale by "Basil" to close. Well done everybody.
A great time!
, Jul 2019
If you are looking for something beyond the typical London sights, give this a try. Wonderful performances, loads of laughs, and a good dinner, too! We had a great time.
A nilarious night
Walter H
, Jul 2019
A great experience, if you know the show you will love the dinner.. The actors are very similar to the originals and they the night touches base with most of the original episodes, involving much of the audience
Well worth attending
, Jun 2019
Excellent performance and nice food. Great impersonations and stayed very much to theme even impromptu interactions. Food was a little boring, but nothing you cpuld complain anout. We Loved it
Fautly Towers was set in a Torquay...
Paul D
, Apr 2018
Fautly Towers was set in a Torquay Hotel where comedy events took place. This Experience took place in a depressing dark grey room used for corporate conferences with NO attempt made to add any ambiance to the scene. It was like attending a play with no scenery. Maybe a few Torquay posters and pictures, the odd plastic plant would have set the scene, how about some awful hotel canned music during the pre - amble - probably too much trouble! We therefore sat down in this dreary room to be entertained by three look alike actors who, with the exception of Sybil seemed incapable of leaving the script and involving the audience a few attempts were made but highly scripted and never impromptu. Where Manuel standing on a table singing Via Espana fitted in is anyones guess! The script was laboured and not the anticipated fast moving comedy we had expected. The concept is fabulous but lets look at details and make this a proper Production. Very amateurish and not worth anything like the amount charged. I felt so disappointed, I also felt insulted by the don't care attitude of the production team, i.e. turn up, do it, go home! The food was nicely cooked and well presented by the hotel staff
My wife and I rounded off a long...
Brian J
, Apr 2018
My wife and I rounded off a long weekend break in London with a much anticipated visit to the 'Faulty Towers dining experience ' staged at the Bloomsbury Hotel. Delighted to say this did not disappoint with two hours of madcap antics and fun delivered by a very clever trio of professional actors in the guise of Basil and Sybil Faulty and the the hapless Spanish waiter, Manuel. Together they did a great job of blending together and re-creating many sketches and scenarios from the iconic TV series - bringing hilarity to the proceedings and very skillfully picking on some of the attending diners to take part. Any fears that this could be overbearing or intrusive was immediately allayed because it was clear they knew, instinctively, who to 'pick on' without causing offence. And because this was staged in London with a very broad spread of overseas 'diners' in the room it brought even greater authenticity to 'Basil's' loony dialogue and manic behaviour. Full marks to the guy who played Manuel, because he really could have come from Barceloooona my wife was delighted when he crept up behind her to show her his hamster !!! And Sybil was as formidable as expected - a delightful battleaxe reigning over a room of slamming doors, flying bread rolls and chaotic service. Our verdict: Great fun, lots of belly laughs and very professionally produced. And two extra bonuses - the food was good and the other four guests on our table , who we only met on the night, were very nice, interesting company. Our only disappointment is that photography was banned at the event and, at the start of proceedings it did say that a company photographer would be on hand to take and provide pictures to guests who wanted to buy them. This didn't happen and it's a shame because we would have liked to share the fun with friends - and heartily recommend the 'Faulty experience.'
Hilarious! Great entertainment! Meal...
Elizabeth B
, Mar 2018
Hilarious! Great entertainment! Meal was good. Would highly recommend.

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