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King's Theatre

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Lovely Theatre

We visited this theatre to watch Dracula whilst we were staying in Edinburgh. I’d emailed in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
juliesN9343YB
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Fabulous old theatre

We were lucky enough to get tickets to the opening night of Dracula, what a fabulous show this was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Southside & Holyrood
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this theatre to watch Dracula whilst we were staying in Edinburgh. I’d emailed in advance as I have balance and hearing problems and spoke to them on the telephone to book. They couldn’t have been more helpful! The theatre is very well maintained...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to get tickets to the opening night of Dracula, what a fabulous show this was in such a old theatre, it’s great to see so many of the original features have been retained, lovely place to visit

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to this theatre, easy to find and got a parking spot close at The Meadows. Lovely theatre, very good set up and layout. Easy access with very quick entry on ticket check then guide towards seating by very pleasant and helpful staff. Was...More

Thank Gauldie2015
Reviewed 11 October 2018

What a lovely ornately decorated baroque / bacchanalian theatre. Not too large and very comfortable so that viewing a production is a very pleasant experience. Having said that the stage itself is quite large allowing for impressive stage sets. The interior is lavishly decorated In...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Great night at the theatre Fantastic play and the understudy who played the are us role was very good. Dress circle back row was a slight issue ( for this play )as some of the action was on a upper level on stage and our...More

1  Thank Getagrip2013
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Enjoyed a matinee of the Reubus play which was pretty good. The overall production was excellent. The actor who played McCafferty was brilliant. Stall seats comfy and easy access considering ancient building. Bar service super speedy during interval 😊.

Thank falkirklady2015
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Visited Kings theatre to see Still Alice. Liked the theatre very much. Still Alice is a very thought provoking work. See it if you can.

Thank Larry B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic family friendly theatre. Has lots on for all ages and you’ll always leave feeling like the show was put on just for you. Wonderful memories made here that will last a lifetime. ❤️

Thank garyandlou2016
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Just back from the excellent Beyond Broadway Experience production of Wizard of Oz today which my daughter was taking part in. What made the experience extra special was not only the quality of the show but also the excellent customer care and helpfulness of the...More

Thank suzanne19662017
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We came here 14/07 to watch comedian Chris Ramsey, entry was easy and quick. Stewards directed us straight to where we needed to be. Seats gave a good view, we were at the back of the dress circle, only criticism is that it was way...More

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Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
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neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
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Gemma W
15 October 2018|
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Response from ljbunny | Reviewed this property |
To be fair there is a good view from most seats in the theatre , you can’t go wrong.
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Lewishibs
17 March 2017|
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Response from Festival_Theatre | Property representative |
Hi you get a side view so we always say the boxes are restricted view.
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