Pavilion Theatre
Pavilion Theatre
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Monday
14:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
14:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
14:00 - 17:00
Thursday
14:00 - 17:00
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Pavilion Theatre is located in Dún Laoghaire, a picturesque seaside town situated just 13 km south-east of Dublin city centre. A short DART ride from town, you’ll find us in the midst of a bustling social and commercial hub nestled between the Wicklow Mountains and Dublin Bay. Our programme covers a huge range of events with theatre, music, comedy, dance, literary, talks and family shows all well represented. Home to dozens of bars and restaurants to suit any taste, Dún Laoghaire is the perfect setting for a day or evening’s entertainment. Catch a show after a stroll down the pier or relax with a pre-show drink and a harbour view. We offer an assistive listening system and wheelchair access. Pavilion Theatre is supported by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and The Arts Council of Ireland.
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  • William L
    London, United Kingdom46 contributions
    Watt a Great Play, Performance and Theatre
    Last Wednesday evening my wife and I went to see Watt at the Pavillion Theatre and thoroughly enjoyed our experience. The play was an adaptation of a Beckett novel, performed by acclaimed actor Barry McGovern. The production was excellent in every way as was the theatre. This was our first visit to the venue and we will return soon.
    Thank you so much William, we're glad your first experience at our venue was such a positive one! Please return soon.
    Written 12 March 2020
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited March 2020
    Written 11 March 2020
  • Ger
    1 contribution
    Modern, comfortable theatre
    I have visited the Pavillion on several occasions and every time I am glad I did. National theatre tours, local groups and international cinema make sure that there is always something worth seeing and the facilities are more than adequate. Would happily recommend.
    Thank you for the lovely review Ger! As you say, we try to cater to a broad range of interests here and we really appreciate the acknowledgement. See you again very soon.
    Written 21 February 2020
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited February 2020
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 20 February 2020
  • Dave H
    Dún Laoghaire, Ireland59 contributions
    Varied options but always a wonderful venue
    The Pavilion is a wonderful local amenity. Over the years I have seen concerts, plays, movies and comedians in the lovely confines of our local theatre. Staff are always friendly and the whole place has a welcoming aspect. Do yourself a favour and go Along soon.
    We do our very best to bring a rich selection of events to Dún Laoghaire, Dave - thank you for your kind acknowledgement. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon.
    Written 18 February 2020
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited February 2020
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 15 February 2020
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malcolm f
Lichfield, UK246 contributions
Sep 2023 • Couples
We went to Route 66 Big Band concert Excellent. Plenty of legroom on back row, friendly staff mainly volunteers we believe. 100% recommendation
Written 12 September 2023
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AKEOIN
Dublin, Ireland2 contributions
Jul 2023 • Family
We went as a family to see splash test dummies at the weekend. It was a great afternoon out, the staff and facilities at the theatre are great and really easy to access. We will be back. Thanks
Written 10 July 2023
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Thanks so much for coming, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed the show! There's more family fun coming in November with Oh No, George! Hope to see you then.
Written 28 August 2023
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Tony B
Roundwood, Ireland236 contributions
Jun 2023 • Couples
Not for the first time we enjoyed another evening at the Pavilion Theatre. This time to see a Beatles tribute band. It’s a wonderful small theatre. Modern but warm and welcoming. The staff are fantastic and go out of their way to provide an enjoyable experience.
At €25 for front row seats we had a great time at a bargain price. Easy parking yards away.
Written 12 June 2023
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Thanks so much for the review Tony! We're always trying to bring an eclectic and high-quality mix of events to Dún Laoghaire. We'll be sure to pass along your great feedback about our staff to the team. See you at another event very soon.
Written 13 June 2023
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Frank O'Connor
Dublin, Ireland70 contributions
Feb 2023
This is my local theatre and I have been many times and had many lovely and inspiring evenings with European baroque groups, Martin Amis, comedians, live radio and films. The place just works - nice seating, good sound and never disappointing. Nicely situated in Dun Laoghaire's seafront and echoing the old Pavilion Gardens building, we are lucky to have such a resource nearby.
Written 8 March 2023
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Thank you so much for the lovely review. We are delighted to have you as a patron and hope to welcome you back to the venue very soon!
Written 4 May 2023
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John R
Bristol, UK76 contributions
Feb 2023 • Couples
My wife and I went to see a comedy show. As I have a balance problem, we asked for early access to our booked seats. We also asked to transfer our seats to the other side if the theatre because of neck problems. We'll... the staff could not have been more helpful. They were friendly, approachable, helpful, full of suggestions, and unhurried in trying to get the best for us. One even came to us at the break to enquire if all was well. The theatre itself is well appointed with easy viewing on the centre stage area. Yes, we would highly recommend the place,and we will return
Written 6 March 2023
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We are delighted that you had a positive experience, and that our staff were able to assist you. We want Pavilion Theatre to be accessible to all, and it sounds like we succeeded on this occasion. Hopefully we will see you again very soon.
Written 4 May 2023
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Feargal O
1 contribution
Aug 2022
Moving Hearts concert was Brilliant. I used to go every week to see them in the Baggot Inn. Classic sound of Davey Spillane and Keith Donnell on the wild wind instruments. El Maestro Donal Lunny gently conducting a 9 piece band of legendary status.May we see them again and again...
Written 9 August 2022
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We're delighted that you had a great experience seeing Moving Hearts at Pavilion Theatre - please come back soon!
Written 22 August 2022
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WicklowBoy
1 contribution
Aug 2022 • Family
Pleasant and helpful staff. With a good rake on the seating so everyone gets a good view of the stage. But OMG, there is not enough leg room to sit comfortably. My knees were rubbing up against the seat in front of me and my son was getting cramps because he was unable to move. A lovely venue is ruined by shoddy design. How did this get past the planners? I would be very reluctant to return.
Written 4 August 2022
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Thank you for coming to Pavilion Theatre, and your kind words about our staff and great sightlines in the auditorium. I am sorry to hear you had a poor experience with respect to the seats at the venue. We suggest that, where availability allows, patrons requiring additional legroom seek out rows A, H, N, R or S when booking.
Written 22 August 2022
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Marguerite deBarra
Dublin, Ireland2 contributions
Feb 2022 • Couples
A lovely local cinema experience from start to finish. There’s a bar there also. The films shown are just wonderful, a lot of foreign films.
Written 28 February 2022
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Thank you so much for your review! It's so great to be back and able to provide a programme of international and arthouse cinema to the people of Dún Laoghaire. Please come back soon.
Written 3 March 2022
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gerry253
Celbridge, Ireland11 contributions
Feb 2022
showband show, red hurley, linda martin, dave lawlor, shaun o dowd, ronan collins, and super band...........all brilliant and a super night in an excellent venue, clean , warm and so tidy, staff a joy, location easy to find and super location, close to all amenities.

look up their web site, if you spot a show u like move fast, can book out very fast.

will have a super experience, like we had.................thank you pavilon...........
Written 25 February 2022
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Thank you for the kind words! We're so glad you had a good time at the Showband Show and we hope you'll join us again for another event very soon.
Written 3 March 2022
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William L
London, UK46 contributions
Mar 2020
Last Wednesday evening my wife and I went to see Watt at the Pavillion Theatre and thoroughly enjoyed our experience. The play was an adaptation of a Beckett novel, performed by acclaimed actor Barry McGovern. The production was excellent in every way as was the theatre. This was our first visit to the venue and we will return soon.
Written 11 March 2020
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Thank you so much William, we're glad your first experience at our venue was such a positive one! Please return soon.
Written 12 March 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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