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The Orchard Theatre

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Address: Home Gardens, Dartford DA1 1ED, England
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+44 1322 220000
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10:15 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 10:15 - 17:00

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Lovely local theatre

Visited here many times and very impressed with the professionalism of performances staff and amenities. Came today to watch Sunny Afternoon story of the Kinks and it was lovely... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
darthill46
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Dartford, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We often have the bar food before the show but last night they said they couldn't provide food with no further explanation. The restaurant upstairs was fully booked so we had no choice but to go to the high street for something. The annoying thing was that there were no signs up to advise people of this though we did... More 

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here many times and very impressed with the professionalism of performances staff and amenities. Came today to watch Sunny Afternoon story of the Kinks and it was lovely and nostalgic. Great music and acting.

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London, United Kingdom
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223 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We've seen lots of shows here over the years. Being close to London and a good sized theatre it attracts some of the bigger shows and names in showbusiness. There's a good mixture of shows available, something for everyone's taste.

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a great little theatre. The shows and performances are as good as any London show and are a fraction of the price. The only rows I wouldn't sit in are the front rows of the Circle and Upper Circle as the leg room is tight, but all other seats are very comfortable and provide more room than other... More 

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Thank Lin34_12
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to see the show The Full Monty and had a 2 course meal with work friends, got to say it was a great night!! The food was really nice and the service quick and friendly. The show was brilliant really funny! The price for tickets and food was £45 which was such good value, would definitely recommend this deal... More 

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Thank kelly136136
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this theatre ! Generally go at Christmas for patomine but they have shows through your the year with some great tribute shows. The venue is great ! But be cautious of booking back seats on the upper floor to the sides as the view is very restricted ! If you are looking for a night out for a fraction... More 

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Thank Traveldelux1988
BELVEDERE, LONDON
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Orchard is an asset to Dartford. Had a great night with friends watching the Full Monty. Great venue, lighting and sound was good. Clean and comfortable.

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Thank KadieandStu
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Up to the usual good standard. Joe Pasquale was in excellent traditional panto form. Audience participation was great, bit of a crush at the bar, but to be expected. 3D effects were very clever. Very, very enjoyable

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Thank GNS53
Newbury, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good theatre, great people performing. The sound was dreadful, so a few artists you couldn't hear well at all. Very close to the station.

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Thank Miranda390
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119 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time it's a very small theatre but has everything you could possibly want. There is a bar restaurant and coffee shop there. It's a neat little theatre and has top rated shows as well as some lower key ones. Really enjoyable night out. The bar is well staffed and has everything you could want. As all... More 

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