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Brilliant Night Out

Location wise & it attracts all the great shows - i love every time i go & always say i must go... read more

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KillowenCork
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Cork, Ireland
Fantastic!!

A group of us attended the sell-out Leo Sayer concert at the Opera House in September. The... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Judith38Cork_Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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Cork Opera House is southern Ireland’s premiere venue for world-class entertainment. It offers the best in Irish and international concerts, comedy, drama, dance, family fare, musicals and opera in a newly-renovated 1000-seat theatre and in the...more
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"Opera House" is a bit of a grandiose title for what is really little more than a run of the mill theatre. That said it is well located and a nice size for a play, panto or gig. We were in seats F12 & 13...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Angel57
Reviewed 4 days ago

We attend the Opera house maybe once a year for different events and it's a lovely venue and never had any issues. We attended the first night of the Improvised Panto as as a very small group 7 in total. We arrived at 10.10 and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wellywoman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location wise & it attracts all the great shows - i love every time i go & always say i must go more often.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank KillowenCork
Reviewed 27 September 2018

A group of us attended the sell-out Leo Sayer concert at the Opera House in September. The concert was absolutely amazing and apart from being an incredible singer, Leo was witty, fun and entertaining. He quickly established a wonderful rapport with the audience who sang...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Judith38Cork_Ireland
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It is a nice opera house. It was a short walk from my hotel ( The Metropole Hotel; see another review ).

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Denis L
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

We flew from Manchester to Cork to watch my Grandson play Toto in The Wizard of Oz. An amazing show. Very cleverly done with a fabulous spin on a well loved story. So professional, enjoyed by everyone. The staff of the opera house and cafe...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sweetshaz
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Was at a Montford show here on Sat, thousands of little kiddies. So well organised + so well run.. Always love a trip to here..

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank geraldine2371955
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I'm really glad this city had to offer that much art and fun. Everything looks nice and tidy,the show was amazing,pretty much everyone was happy. only thing i didn't like is the colors inside but that's just my personal preference.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Erik_721
Reviewed 21 May 2018

having not attended the opera house for a while i was most pleasantly surprised by the comfort and space of the new seating arrangements which are plush and comfortable..the show itself was brilliant and the music and Australian soloist were outstanding..the shop and bar areas...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank frankger
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

...But the reality is that if I wasn't there to watch the excellent Snow Patrol, it'd have been 2* review. For a building that promises much from the facade and internal cafe, the alcohol on offer is the blandest of the bland in a halcyon...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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KerryDirector
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Response from hillwalker2017 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure where the best seats are but be aware that if you are in the stalls in front of the stage there is no aisle in the middle. This has been removed some time ago in order to put in extra seats. I was seated in the... More
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