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Very pleasant

Lovely building the stands out in the crowd of the city centre sky line. Lovely building with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
northants90
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Tired Venue, needs a rebuild!

We visited Friday 25th May for a Bill Bailey gig, which was excellent. Echoing other comments on... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
JimmyJam75
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Berks, UK
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely building the stands out in the crowd of the city centre sky line. Lovely building with statue of Queen Victoria Isambard Kingdom Brunel A real attraction and worth checking out

Thank northants90
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is an excellent theatre as it is comfortable with unrestricted views. There is a large bar area with plenty of seating.

Thank dpclements
Reviewed 2 June 2018

It is worth paying for a meal before a show at Portsmouth Guildhall. The customer service is very good and there are excellent choices which I hadn't expected. It is served quickly so you have plenty of time before the performance begins so you can...More

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Excellent venue staff are very friendly and helpful. Restaurant pre pay meal is good value and lovely food.

Thank Marion J
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Went to a wonderful dance show with two dancers from strictly and others paying a tribute to Fred Astaire. It was amazing and the dancers and singers were awesome!

Thank Lesley R
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We visited Friday 25th May for a Bill Bailey gig, which was excellent. Echoing other comments on here, the Guildhall needs a full refurb. It’s beyond tired. We sat in the side circle which was great for a view of the stage, but the leg...More

Thank JimmyJam75
Reviewed 13 May 2018

We booked to eat at the restaurant before a concert mid-week having had good experiences of similar elsewhere. I have to say this was not good. We arrived on time but were asked to wait because we were told they weren't ready yet. When we...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Saturday afternoon meal Service very good, wine average, but quality of the food poor , tasted cheep and not very warm !!!

Thank steven f
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

I went to a wedding here friends getting married went to there bar didn't have anything on tap was just given bottles bad service all round to be honest think twice before you go and book party's or wedding receptions your separated in another room...More

Thank ridetheroad
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Went to an evening show during 'The Beast from the East' weather. Given incorrect advice from the Box Office re car parking and exit tickets, and ended up paying well over £7 to park, instead of £4.50. Was in reception at 17:50, urgently needing use...More

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caroline a
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Response from tom774 |
All seats in the auditorium have a clear view of the stage. Avoid the side circle if you wish to be looking straight on.
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caroline a
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All seats in the auditorium have a clear view of the stage. Avoid the side circle if you wish to be looking straight on.
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