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The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse

499 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308-3102
+1 404-874-5299
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Phenomenal for Shakespeare nerds as well as casual fans and first timers

I've been here twice, once with a large group of friends for a birthday and again last week with my... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2014
Marietta, Georgia
The bard would himself would enjoy a night out here.

We drove to Atlanta from Valdsota for opening night of "Much Ado About Nothing". We arrived early... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2014
Tim H
Valdosta, Georgia
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The home of the Atlanta Shakespeare Company, the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse on Peachtree Street has an enchanting history and a prime location in downtown Atlanta. We are a professional theatre with food and drinks available before each performance (and don't forget the apple crisp at intermission!)
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  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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499 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308-3102
+1 404-874-5299
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Reviewed 26 February 2014

I've been here twice, once with a large group of friends for a birthday and again last week with my teenage daughter (to see The Taming of the Shrew). The playhouse/tavern truly is a gem hidden off of Peachtree Street, and the acting company is...More

1  Thank RSBonds
Reviewed 13 February 2014

We drove to Atlanta from Valdsota for opening night of "Much Ado About Nothing". We arrived early to pick up our balcnony seat tickets; balcony is 'first come' seating. When we entered the thratre, we were pleasantly suprised to see that there really was not...More

2  Thank Tim H
Reviewed 1 February 2014

This is a pub that hosts Shakespeare plays. We saw Timon of Athens. It was a tremendous show. While we did not order food, many people were and it did look delicious.

1  Thank Hokies87
Reviewed 25 January 2014

The performance will be more memorable than the meal. But, when you arrive early for your meal, you get a better seat and time to just unwind and open up for the evening to come. The Shakespearean English can be a challenge in the early...More

1  Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 11 January 2014

The Shakespeare Tavern is a gym. It doesn't look like much from the outside, but once inside, you see the charm. The actors are talented and perform with passion. This place has been there for years and never fails to do an amazing job with...More

Thank holliehobbie
Reviewed 4 January 2014

We watched a delightful production of A Christmas Carol at the tavern shortly before Christmas 2013. Although the necessity of parking across the street can be cumbersome (you have to cross a busy street to get to the theatre), the food and beer available inside...More

1  Thank Ina-Mari C
Reviewed 26 December 2013

Went with a group of friends to see A Christmas Carol. Several actors came by to speak with us before the performance. My husband and I had the pastie. It was lightly seasoned ground beef covered with a soggy pastry shell. No veggies, no salad....More

Thank Helen711
Reviewed 24 December 2013

Lovely venue, quite different from other theatres, and a really friendly atmosphere . A Christmas Carol was excellent and the whole cast worked so hard , lovely singing, quality acting . Lovely to see Scrooge in the foyer afterwards and be able to congratulate him...More

Thank hilary5071
Reviewed 26 November 2013

For what you get both entertainment and food wise, this place is a bargain. Good actors plying their craft, decent food in a fun environment. If feel Atlanta is lucky to have this gem!

Thank pooledarren
Reviewed 25 November 2013

My wife and I visit the Shakespeare Tavern every year during the Christmas Season to see a performance of A Christmas Carol. The actors are great, the setting is perfect, and the price of tickets are very reasonable. Make it a part of your Christmas...More

1  Thank CamATL
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Sherri P
4 February 2017|
Response from Jeanette M | Property representative |
We do not offer a car service. We would recommend Uber, Lyft or a Taxi.
9 April 2015|
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Response from joegaboy | Reviewed this property |
I agree that it depends on the play and the maturity level of the 11 y/o child.
30 March 2015|
Response from Jeanette M | Property representative |
Yes, we recommend buying tickets in advance. Shows do sell out from time to time.