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A great local theatre venue

Went to see Hansel and Gretal with my family. The online booking process was really smooth and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sunbury, United Kingdom
Wonderful caffe for a meet-up

The Rose Theatre caffe is a great place to meet people for a conversation, a catch-up or space to... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Situated at the heart of South West London, the Rose opened its doors in January 2008 and offers a unique theatrical centre to the entire region. It has its roots in Kingston, but serves more than a million people who live and work in the...more
24-26 High Street, Kingston upon Thames KT1 1HL, England
+44 20 8174 0090
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to see Hansel and Gretal with my family. The online booking process was really smooth and easy. On arrival we made our way to the upper circle, middle section row A which was described as unrestricted views. Unfortunately, my daughter who is 1.5m tall...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bought tickets for Don Carlos weeks ago and was looking forward to it. Unfortunately the afternoon failed to live up to expectations. The theatre itself is pleasant enough but three things spoiled our enjoyment: 1. Even though we arrived early we couldn't sit down in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Grasmi909
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been to the Rose twice in two weeks sitting on pit cushions, it isn't great for someone over 50 but you have a really good view and I can't afford £35 for a seat in the stalls. Sadly they are doing away with the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

The Rose Theatre caffe is a great place to meet people for a conversation, a catch-up or space to focus on reading, writing or mulling over ideas. It is spacious, has good beverages at reasonable prices and is a firm favourite for escaping the rat...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Douls
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Have been a couple of times before, visited this time to see a show that had been recommended to us at Edinburgh but sold out. We got reasonably priced tickets, and were pleased with the seats - it was super busy getting in and out,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank J0B
Reviewed 3 November 2018

We went to see the Gruffallo's Child at the Rose, although we had seats in the back row we had a good view of the stage and getting in and out of the theatre was quite efficient.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wilcoxm51
Reviewed 31 October 2018

I went to see SIX a play about the Wifes of Henry VIII A 10 out of 10 musical worthy of the West End of London It was a musical full of vitality Don’t miss it

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stevejc00k
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Resembling a Elizabethan globe to echo the Rose of Shakespeare’s day, Kingston latterday Rose may posses more industrial design but keeps that intimacy that Will’s groundlings lapped up for a penny a show. A low stage wrapped by bench seating fortunately with ample room for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Griff1893
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We attended a Rohl Dahl performance (George's Marvelous Medicine) a month ago and also enrolled our child on one of Rose's Theatre's drama/performing schools this holiday. Well run, plenty of information and knick knacks around the corridors, and the theatre facilities are good.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CLSDean
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Went here to see our grandson graduate with a first class honours degree from Kingston University. Lovely venue, they did them all proud.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Teresa R
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19 September 2018|
Response from Rickanstis | Reviewed this property |
For one man shows stand up etc go with the stalls; for big band and big productions go for circle. Beware that they sometimes just put out cushions on the floor at the front and sell those as ‘seats’.
16 February 2018|
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Response from K4119BQmarkb | Reviewed this property |
There is the Rose Car Park which is a 5 minute walk from the theatre.
19 April 2017|
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Response from AnneintheSUN | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is a lift for wheelchairs and very helpful staff to assist with correct route to cafe. (The lift is set back, so easier to ask those who know)