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Dorking Halls

Reigate Road, Dorking RH4 1SG, England
+44 1306 881717
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Good venue but some staff unfriendly

We visited to watch Swan Lake, and I popped to the toilet beforehand with a couple of friends. Out... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
Karen A
via mobile
Small venue, more intimate

I have been to Dorking Halls a number of times now and have always enjoyed my experience there. We... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
hannahward2009
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The best place in Surrey for stand-up comedy, live music, children's shows, all the latest films, live event screenings and much more.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good50%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bar area” (5 reviews)
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LOCATION
Reigate Road, Dorking RH4 1SG, England
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+44 1306 881717
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"friendly venue"
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"local venue"
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"small cinema"
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"varied programme"
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"drinks and snacks"
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We visited to watch Swan Lake, and I popped to the toilet beforehand with a couple of friends. Out of the three of us only one had toilet paper in their cubicle, so she had to pass some down under the divider to the two...More

Thank Karen A
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

I have been to Dorking Halls a number of times now and have always enjoyed my experience there. We mainly see comedians there though we did see a band there once. It is a smallish venue compared to other places but I found the whole...More

Thank hannahward2009
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

There is free parking after 6pm right next to the venue. The Halls are quite intimate and there is a cafe with the usual food offer available. We attended for the second time for the Banff Film festival which is absolutely superb. It comes round...More

Thank whereamI2day
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Dorking is lucky to have the Dorking Halls - it has a cinema and regular comedy nights and shows. There is always something for everyone and parking is easy. Downside is the bar area which gets really congested but easy to get to with some...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Havnt been to dorking halls in a while, but went to see Black Panther. very entertaining film, kept to the comics. cinema was good, comfy seats and friendly staff.

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

We live in Dorking and Dorking Halls is our local cinema, theatre and restaurant - as it can boast all of the those aspects. Staff are very friendly and the place still feels like a town vebue - There is a bar area for pre...More

1  Thank Dorking_Inspector
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Wonderful variety of performances/productions/events/films without the problems of getting up to the West End.

Thank gjpw2016
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

We have been several times to the Pantos at Dorking Halls. Always a great occasion - even though you would be pushed to describe the panto as "high art". But fun it is. Sightlines to the stage - even from way back - are very...More

Thank BobandJosie
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Went here in December during the building works. Still operating well. Went to the cinema in one of the smaller screens. It was a good experience and the seats were comfortable.

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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

This small cinema and theatre is a local gem. It shows a classic pantomime every year and shows concerts and theatre all year round. It shows new releases and has a thriving bar; serving alcohol, soft drinks and more. I would recommend the pantomimes if...More

Thank Lifeliver00789
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I would go for somewhere quite central.
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Michael T
29 August 2017|
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Response from Lifeliver00789 | Reviewed this property |
You park on the left of the leisure centre adjacent to Dorking halls. It is the leisure centre car park and parking is acceptably priced.
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Michael T
29 August 2017|
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Response from nickrob52 | Reviewed this property |
The car park opposite is best in my view
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