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Opera House at Emmet Place

Cork, Ireland
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Attended Jack L

We went to see the wonderful Jack L with band and orchestra. The acoustics were amazing. I... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Jane O
via mobile
Grand venue

It does the job though it's not terribly big so if you're booking tickets for a show book early as... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Katie B
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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 100-seat Half Moon Theatre. Located in the heart of vibrant Cork City for more than 150 years.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“great venue” (10 reviews)
“dress circle” (3 reviews)
Cork, Ireland
Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We went to see the wonderful Jack L with band and orchestra. The acoustics were amazing. I recommend sitting back to fully appreciate the stage lighting etc. As I chose the front row which was fantastic to be that close. But when viewing other people’s...More

Thank Jane O
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

It does the job though it's not terribly big so if you're booking tickets for a show book early as there aren't a whole lot of seats. Went to see Booka Brass Band during the Jazz festival and it was a grand venue.

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I recently saw Annie here great theatre we were up at the very top he heat was unbearable so just a tip to try avoid. Bar men were really friendly at t was great being able to order drinks for the break in advance .

Thank JazzK32
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

While on holidays in Cork we attended Annie in the Opera House. They cater for families with a shop and restaurant available downstairs prior to the show. The bar was well staffed ensuring prompt service. Some additional toilets would be greatly welcomed especially when the...More

Thank Natalie N
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I went to see Annie with my daughter and we both thoroughly enjoyed the show. My daughter has not stopped singing the various songs since!! However, I was disappointed at the number of extremely young children at the show who had little or no interest...More

Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Went to see Annie with my wife and daughter last week and it was very professionally done and staff were very helpful.....I can understand why the ticket prices were so high after seeing the show.The only issue I have is the bizarre scenario of having...More

Thank Gerard O
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Went to see Annie the other night in the Cork Opera House and I have to say that it's an excellent production - the singing, dancing, sets, lighting etc were all A1 but I was really surprised at the number of VERY young children in...More

Thank Jane13
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Went to the Opera House, Cork to see Prodijig on their opening night. The second half was particularly good, Charlie Chaplin's speech which I love was played. Good variety in the show with the dancing, soul singer, fantastic band, cello player. Great opening with the...More

Thank hillwalker2017
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We recently performed here and loved the venue. The front of house restaurant is great and produce super tasty food. The bar staff are the epitome of Cork friendliness.

Thank kk62
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

The opera house is a fantastic venue but management really need to reassess the staffing of the bar at intermission one could be waiting to be served for the duration of the break. Also really annoying that no card payments can be made in the...More

Thank Clár N
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6 January 2016|
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