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Theatre Royal

Theatre Royal 282 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 3QA, Scotland
+44 844 871 7627
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Theatre Royal 282 Hope Street, Glasgow G2 3QA, Scotland
+44 844 871 7627
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time to this theatre which mixes a traditional, ornate, auditorium with a very modern, airy, foyer. Unlike the Kings theatre, which is pretty tired looking, it was nice to see such an old building looking so good inside. This and the friendly staff somehow...More

Thank McJameos
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We made mistake of having dessert & coffee before the play. Food was poor and very expensive for what it was. Milk offered was a large open jug with little bit of warm milk in the bottom. No cover and certainly no attempt to keep...More

Thank AnnIelb05
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Another brilliant production at the Theatre Royal - Kite Runner was an amazing book, a fabulous film, but was transformed and brought to life as an incredible play.....far exceeding my expectations of the adaptation for the stage. And as always I have to say the...More

Thank magsrizza
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Went to the theatre royal in hope st glasgow with my wife daughter and grandson to see the kite runner and the whole experience was fantastic the theatre was spotless and the staff were friendly and the show the kite runner was one of the...More

Thank jim g
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Vivienne Leigh played Blanche DuBois in the film. This stage production was absolutely superb. From start to finish, cast were wonderful. From Blanche, Stanley et all. This is a show not to be missed. Extremely well directed. Rapture does it again!

Thank JHL1950
Reviewed 26 July 2017

VERY VERY expensive - tiny, cool cup of coffee, scone that seemed less than fresh and ice cold, unspreadable butter ! Staff friendly

Thank GwyneththeScottie
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We love attending events at classical theatres, and this one was one of the highlights, a fascinating blend of the old (dating back to the 1860s) with the new, a most impressive renovation. We were seated in the first balcony which offered great visibility, and...More

Thank yankeefan730
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Of course, theatrical performances do not really depend that much on their setting. This theatre - one of the oldest in Scotland, apparently - deserves to be visited not only for the main hall itself, but for its old and new foyers with information about...More

Thank GranZorro
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Accessible and seating quite comfy compared to other theatres. Staff helpful and great show. We had a wheelchair and the staff were very helpful. Nice loos too

Thank KatrinaDDDDDDDD
Reviewed 21 June 2017

My wife and I had promised ourselves for sometime that we'd try the Theatre Royal for a meal having admired the total refurbishment which is now complete. So, we went for lunch and were not disappointed. The food was delicious and the decor , on...More

Thank 287silverfox
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31 August 2017|
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Response from 287silverfox | Reviewed this property |
Hi Shirmar 74 , It would seem that the Ambassador Lounge is a recent feature (also at the King's Theatre down the road) , where one can gain access when purchasing a ticket over a certain value (£15 and £45) in advance ? I... More
27 June 2017|
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Response from Paul T | Reviewed this property |
Hi Just back from wildest Pembrokeshire, no internet so it has been a while since l checked my emails. You will probably have been by now so hope you enjoyed the show.We were there a while ago and we were up in the gods so... More
14 December 2016|
Response from dougbrowni95 | Reviewed this property |
As you can probably guess these are on the side and you may lose some of the stage set