We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Playhouse Theatre Whitstable

Open Now: 10:00 - 12:00
Open today: 10:00 - 12:00
Review Highlights
Excellent evening at the theatre

Another excellent pantomime by the Lindley players, we have been attending for about ten years,and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Susan R
Ashford, United Kingdom
See how they run

A great little theatre with friendly staff and brilliant facilities... all run by volunteers... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
Read all 79 reviews
All photos (31)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“great seats”(2 reviews)
“local amateur”(2 reviews)
Whitstable is very fortunate to have its own theatre, The Playhouse, which is owned and managed by The Lindley Players Limited.
Open Now
Hours Today: 10:00 - 12:00
See all hours
104 High Street, Whitstable CT5 1AZ, England
+44 1227 272042
Improve This Listing
Reviews (79)
Filter reviews
79 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews local treasure great seats local amateur bus stop right public car park run by volunteers front of house like stepping back in time bars and restaurants great fun pantomime tickets production cast stage talented audience
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 79 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another excellent pantomime by the Lindley players, we have been attending for about ten years,and each year the standard is of high excellence, also during the years we have seen many played which are always of a high standard, well done!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Susan R
Reviewed 8 November 2018

A great little theatre with friendly staff and brilliant facilities... all run by volunteers. They're now branching out into tribute shows and 'one-offs' as well as local amateur dramatics so are assured of a fine future. Seats all have a good view of the stage...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DaveWa126
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I visited this venue back in February in order to see one of the many excellent tribute acts that play there. I went in the day before to purchase three tickets. I explained to the very helpful gent in the ticket kiosk that my two...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank nicholashutchings1
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Fabulous evening watching a rehash of the Who’s ‘Tommy’ by the outstanding amateur dramatic company ‘Theatrecraft’ from local Herne Bay. We cannot over emphasise just how good this performance proved to be. It was outstanding in every respect exuding the class of a West End...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank DavidMWhitstable
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Wonderful little theatre. Beautifully maintained and so small and cozy it would be impossible to get a bad seat. Will definitely be going again!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Wendy-from-Kent
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The Playhouse is a small but ambitious theatre run by a friendly staff who greet everyone with a smile. The bar and lounge are downstairs with the theatre above. Everything seems a little old fashioned but this adds to the attractiveness of the place. It...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Russell F
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Been many times over the years and never disappointed. It's a great venue with an excellent bar, and really great staff. We saw the committed to the blues brothers performance most recently, but we've seen plays, Panto, concerts, whatever it is you're guaranteed great seats,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank SimeyWimey
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Went to see a Musical Hall event with my parents. Super fun. Staff really friendly. A lovely little theatre. We sat in the stalls and the access was a bit tricky for my parents. There are a lot of stairs to navigate to the upper...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Nessy2014
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Lovely local theatre - well loved and well used, as it should be! Good programme of events and a welcome addition has been the live screening performances.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Daytripper1976
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Lovely little theatre, and near a car park! Very varied program of shows/events.I have been a friend for years, even though we live in London. A visit can round off a day in Whitstable.

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Date of experience: June 2017
Thank margaretM1458ST
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
Hotel Continental
558 reviews
.48 miles away
Marine Hotel
1,039 reviews
.89 miles away
Premier Inn Whitstable Hotel
832 reviews
1.29 miles away
Crescent Turner Hotel
504 reviews
1.68 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 146 nearby restaurants
Wheelers Oyster Bar
1,061 reviews
.04 miles away
839 reviews
.09 miles away
1,381 reviews
.05 miles away
Ossies Fish Bar
200 reviews
.03 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 117 nearby attractions
Whitstable Harbour
864 reviews
.09 miles away
Harbour Gallery
7 reviews
.11 miles away
Royal Naval Reserve
31 reviews
.01 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
8 July 2015|
Response from RichAdams | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your message. Unfortunately we have no shows on during August. If you google Canterbury Events there are a number of websites which detail events in and around Whitstable, if this is of any help to you.