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Olympia Theatre

72 Dame Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 679 3323
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When your girlfriend says, "I feel like a princess."

When your girlfriend says, "I feel like a princess." Perfect, many thanks to all staff. They did... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Niall S
Great

Lovely old venue in a great location. Needs an upgrade but I hope it doesn't lose its character... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2017
Bohsfan
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Much loved old theatre, highly respected by locals and visitors alike. Always busy, showing a variety of plays, musicals, pantomime, comedy as well as numerous gigs by Irish and International rock and pop artists.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“upper circle” (10 reviews)
“box office” (8 reviews)
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72 Dame Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
South City Centre
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72 Dame Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 679 3323
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When your girlfriend says, "I feel like a princess." Perfect, many thanks to all staff. They did everything possible to help- And more.

Thank Niall S
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sure that's the perfect compliment, delighted to hear it Niall! Hope we'll get to see yourself & your girlfriend back at The Olympia soon Thanks from all the staff x

Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely old venue in a great location. Needs an upgrade but I hope it doesn't lose its character Tip. Use public transport.

Thank Bohsfan
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your 5 star review Bohsfan!

Reviewed 13 December 2017

What a great night! Its a very old building,but well kept.Concert was great,bit of a shame the bar was only open during break!Staff were nice too. Will be back next time the band are in town!

Thank dublindooke
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Thanks for your great review dublindooke, we hope to see you again soon! Regards, Olympia Theatre Management

Reviewed 28 November 2017

We went to see Bagatelle last Saturday night. The concert itself was excellent but the temperature in the venue was absolutely freezing. The air con was turned up far too high. Most people around where we were sitting had their coats on all night throughout...More

Thank hurricane999
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Hi hurricane999, Sorry to hear you had issues on that wintery night last Saturday. Just to clarify we don't have air conditioning, and our heating was on from early morning. Could you please email us on info@olympia.ie with details including what level, row & seats...More

Reviewed 27 November 2017

Myself and my wife went to see a concert there - Bagatelle. I had booked unreserved seat in the upper circle. These were the only available when I booked. My wife was on crutches and because getting to the seats would involve going up a...More

Thank elmsoft
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Great to hear you had such a good experience elmsoft, hope to welcome yourself & your wife back soon!

Reviewed 11 November 2017

My wife and i attended the second night of alice coopers tour here at this amazing venue . Staff were friendly and the place was well run The theatre is a lovely old building with a must visit to the bar downstairs with wonderful shots...More

1  Thank Martin B
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Ah thanks so much Martin, really appreciate your review, delighted you enjoyed Alice Cooper!

Reviewed 3 November 2017

A magical location with all the grace and charm of a Shakespearean theater. My wife and I were here to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary by seeing Jason Isbell perform. It is venues like this that can show case his amazing talent so beautifully. The...More

1  Thank bluejay377
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you so much for the lovely words Mike, it was a real pleasure dealing with you in the run up to the Jason Isbell show and afterwards. Chuffed to hear yourself & Bonnie enjoyed your experience so much, that's what it's all about! Agree...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

What a beautiful theater. Staff helpfully great view of the act on stage I would recommend and will definitely return

Thank Debi T
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thanks so much for the lovely review Debi! See you again soon hopefully

Reviewed 11 September 2017

This theater is beautiful and kept in excellent condition. We were delighted to find that Once was playing here. We had seen the show before, but it was wonderful to experience it during our visit to Dublin, where it takes place. The show itself was...More

Thank madmadeleine
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thanks for your lovely review madmadeleine, delighted you enjoyed your experience at Once in The Olympia in Dublin! Sorry we weren't able to accommodate letting you walk around different areas of the theatre, our staff members are all allocated to work in specific areas and...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Nice size theatre for a more intimate gig. There is a good bar area at the back . Texas were fantastic. I found the experience of audience 'sitting' through some songs very weird... it's a gig, let loose an enjoy yourself. Sharlene had to prompt...More

Thank SuzD2013
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Thanks for your review SuzD2013, glad you enjoyed Texas at The Olympia!

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Tricia B
1 November 2017|
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Parking is available nearby
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n1cole23
28 February 2017|
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Response from OlympiaTheatre | Property representative |
Hi n1cole23, would depend on the event and the age restriction. Can you please contact us via our email address (can't post links here but easy to Google) and advise what show you are inquiring about, and we can advise... More
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Breda K
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Response from OlympiaTheatre | Property representative |
Hi Breda, We've got a whole section on our website dedicated to Recommended Hotels of the theatre, includes descriptions, photos, links, map and our personal recommendation, so make sure you check that out! We're not... More
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