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Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

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Address: Millbrook, Guildford GU1 3UX, England
Phone Number: +44 1483 440000
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 18:00

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Theatre excellent, Restaurant disappointing.

A great theatre apart from the lack of legroom which has been mentioned by frequent reviewers. An aisle seat solves the problem. We have often eaten in the restaurant before a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
terryowe2
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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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London
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25 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Yvonne Arnaud Cafe has a heaven-sent location by the river. It should be a favourite gathering place for tea and coffee, buzzing with life. We met friends there recently hoping for an en enjoyable morning coffee. Sadly it is squandered by slow and sour staff - not for the first time. I'm sure someone interested in hospitality could create... More 

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great theatre apart from the lack of legroom which has been mentioned by frequent reviewers. An aisle seat solves the problem. We have often eaten in the restaurant before a performance but recently the standard seems to have gone down. Our meal last week was disappointing with an excellent piece of pork let down by poor vegetables and unimaginative... More 

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Thank terryowe2
Guildford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my second time visit this Theatre. Fantastic location within the town centre and much more of a genuine old fashioned 'theatre' experience than other venues nearby. The show itself was fantastic and the set was really in keeping with the period in which the story is set. My only quibble about the venue is the lack of legroom,... More 

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Thank EVR2012-1
Bagshot, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

My wife and I were regular visitors to the theatre but have not been for a while but I managed to get tickets for the Tuesday performance of Relatively Speaking which was very good. The seats were good, and luckily I had got an aisle seat as the seats were a little cramped (or perhaps I've grown!). However, a little... More 

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Thank Legionella88
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

On entering the theatre reception and on to the bar and servery I was greeted warmly and asked if I would like my usual. She remembered me from a previous visit. A large cup and pot of tea made in a proper tea pot was taken to my favourite table in the garden which was surrounded by shrubbery and had... More 

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Thank David S
Farnham, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

The theatre is amazing and thriving... well worth looking online or in the Press to see what's on. The prices are modest by comparison to the West End, For Touring companies from all over UK this is a venue that they try and fit into their schedule. Worth a visit...

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Thank Deodar
Newcastle and Gateshead, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

It's obvious the lack of Arts Grant funding is having an impact on the fabric of the building. But as a theatre is top class, excellent and enthusiastic staff, fantastic productions, I saw CLYBOURNE PARK and the location is enchanting.

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Thank RogerSomerville
Guildford, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

This was our first visit for a number of years having been workings overseas. Went to see the highly rated "Bad Jews" production. We always enjoy live theatre and music, but ignore the "wildly funny" reviews for this play. Was very well acted, poignant topics covered but not "hilarious". Biggest disappointment for me was the extremely uncomfortable seating. Cramped, narrow... More 

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Thank GiovanniAquila
Storrington, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Went to see a matinee production, sitting near the stage. The man behind had a deaf aid... not a problem, but the staff handed him something to enhance his hearing. At which point the place came alive with loud, abrasive R2D2 sounds. We thought "this will stop when the production starts" but no - it dominated, with several people around... More 

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Thank AddictedToSussex
Guildford, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

I went with a friend to the cafe area of the restaurant for her leaving do and the food was lovely. Service ordering at the till was quick and easy and the food came out quick. Well worth a visit

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