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Storyhouse is Chester's brand new theatre, cinema, library, restaurant and bar. A renovation of an Art Deco 1930s Odeon, the building houses two theatres, with a home-produced summer season and an autumn touring season encompassing comedy, drama...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Storyhouse Hunter Street, Chester CH1 2AR, England
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This is the 5th time I’ve been to the theatre. Fantastic shows, brilliant set up, very comfortable, easy access for all abilities. One of the best theatres in the north west.
You can take your own drinks/snacks. Loads of staff available to help. Bar open...More
A shopping day in Chester and we popped in for lunch. I’d love to come back and see a show. The food was excellent, the service good and it is an amazing venue. Surrounded by books and activity it’s a vibrant busy place which I...More
The two Star award is for the way you contact story house, I actually love story house and wouldn't complain about any other part of it. However, after trying to contact the given phone number you get a call centre that can't help with any...More
Stayed in Chester to come and see Avenue Q (excellent show!!). Great theatre! Very modern, though it looks like it needs more WC facilities from the queues even for the gents. Beating the bar rush at the interval is easy... just go outside to the...More
Last night we messed up and missed seeing our intended film. We were rescued by Donna who was genuine, helpful, and kind. With her help we ended up watching a different film and had a lovely evening.
Many, many thanks
Came to see the Moscow City Ballet and it was fantastic! Fabulous production that even my hubby enjoyed! Storyhouse is a great venue with food, a library and really nice at osphere. Fantastic volunteers who do a great job - fabulous community! Will definately visit...More
Our first trip to the Storyhouse in Chester was for a children’s activity show. This was my first trip since going to this building as a cinema when I was young. The staff were amazingly helpful and the facilities brilliant. The kids were extremely well...More
Date of experience: February 2019
EllieF275, Public Relations Manager at Storyhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
Hi there. Thank you for this review, we're glad your family had a good time.
Thank you also for your feedback regarding the booking fee - rather than being a percentage, it is a £1.50 booking fee as standard across all of the touring productions...More
This is the best place in Chester. I love the library, the theatre and the cinema in the Storyhouse. It is a great place for a coffee, glass of wine or meal before you are entertained. I’ve also been to an evening with my favourite...More
Went to see Jason Manford. It was my first visit to Storyhouse and I was very impressed with the lovely space and vibe of the place.
The bar is really a let down though. No draught beers for sale? And though I asked for lager...More
Date of experience: February 2019
EllieF275, Marketing at Storyhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
Hi there Sharon,
We're sorry to hear that the bar was a disappointment. Unfortunately we cannot have any draught beers as we simply do not have the space for casks, equipment, coolers, gas, etc. Brooklyn lager is award-winning and world-renowned, and we believe it to...More
Fantastic show....this was so much better than we ever expected.
These guys voices are amazing and the guest artist Kelly Ellis was such a exciting addition to the remarkable evening.
The seating was great with uninterrupted views only shame is the people with theatre etiquette...More
Response from T3441ZNpamelas | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we were in H row, which was just perfect.2 ladies did move from the front row, during the interval,as they said, it was too close & they craned their neck to see properly, luckily for them, there was some empty seats in... More
Hi, we were in H row, which was just perfect.2 ladies did move from the front row, during the interval,as they said, it was too close & they craned their neck to see properly, luckily for them, there was some empty seats in F row.
Response from UKDiver2007 | Reviewed this property |
The theatre is new, built as part of the update a few years ago. I’ve been a couple times, and I am reasonably sure that it is to modern standards, and with a reasonable legroom. I don’t have long legs though so legroom is... More
The theatre is new, built as part of the update a few years ago. I’ve been a couple times, and I am reasonably sure that it is to modern standards, and with a reasonable legroom. I don’t have long legs though so legroom is seldom an issue for me. I’ve not been to the cinema, so cannot report on there.