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The Orchard Theatre

Closed Now: 10:15 - 17:00
Open today: 10:15 - 17:00
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Night with friends

Had a great night out with friends Not a bad seat in the house Seat prices can be expensive but... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jacqueline M
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Tea and tour

Great theatre fantastic afternoon Very interesting .seeing all what goes on behind the scenes... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Diane S
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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All reviews west end great night comfortable seats upper circle last night pre show dirty dancing front row local venue singing and dancing great seats top marks full monty regular visitors shopping centre box office great view of the stage
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a great night out with friends Not a bad seat in the house Seat prices can be expensive but it's a lovely local venue. Bar has a fair choice. Easy parking next door.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jacqueline M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great theatre fantastic afternoon Very interesting .seeing all what goes on behind the scenes. Great staff seems like one big family .

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Diane S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Seen some great show at the orchard. Cheaper than London and (for us) easier to get to when southeastern are running trains. Good bar and some good restaurants and pubs nearby.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jim J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I saw the band here and it's a nice size theatre without being overly crowded. I'm tall but found it more comfortable than most theatres and by looking lively it was quick and easy to get a drink in the interval. The multistorey car park...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank chrisscottgbs
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went as a group of friends to see The Band. Seats were good row L - just the right height for a good view of the stage - but not too far away. (Brilliant cast - thank you for making us cry 😍). I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ALorraine
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were given tickets to The Band as a gift - we’d not heard of this place before. The theatre is very well designed and seating was both easily accessible and comfortable. The stage mechanics used to present the visual effects were brilliant - we’re...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tinkersteam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its a ugly building on the outside but it is perfectly suitable for live entertainment on the inside. Good seats, good acoustics, friendly professional staff. Bars on both floors. Been about a dozen times this last year and everytime it has been a great visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jennifer-Kent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to see Saturday Night Fever. Overall enjoyable experience, staff friendly. Seats a little restrictive and we were in the second row.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anne O
Reviewed 5 January 2019

Saw Mario as Elvis last night. Was a good night out, He does a brilliant job as Elvis plenty of songs and back ground pictures of Elvis really makes the show. Would definitely recommend seeing Mario. Even walks round the theatre handing out scarfs.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Evelyn W
Reviewed 31 December 2018

Easy to find and great proximity to both train station and car parks. Warm welcome and friendly staff. Claire served our pre theatre package and looked after us so well. Lovely theatre with a nice atmosphere. Comfortable seating with ample leg room. Would definitely return.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kevin C
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Why don't you ask them?
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have a look on the web site or give them a call
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Response from bishopjonathanblake | Reviewed this property |
Because it's a cosy auditorium, I have found, that all the seats without any note of a restricted view have been fine, even right at the back.