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Theatr Brycheiniog

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Great place to sit and relax

Arrived at Brecon after a long journey from Nottingham and found this lovely, picturesque Theatre... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Warm and comforting

It was a really wet day when we visited Brecon. We visited Brecon to take in the canals and this... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Johan A
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon's Centre for the Arts opened in April 1997, as the first wholly funded Lottery new build arts organisation in the UK. The Arts Centre is probably situated in one of the most picturesque locations of any venue in the UK...more
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Canal Wharf, Brecon Beacons National Park, Brecon LD3 7EW, Wales
+44 1874 611622
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

Arrived at Brecon after a long journey from Nottingham and found this lovely, picturesque Theatre by the canal, set in a converted storage warehouse, with its own café - The Waterfront. We enjoyed a lovely refreshing drink and some freshly made Welsh cakes, though there...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

What a huge disappointment. Despite only being an hour into service they had run out of a popular dish. An alternative option was picked. However almost an hour later and we hadn’t been served our food. Nobody checked on us and we had to call...More

Thank D F
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Superb something for everyone program. Wide variety of excellent speakers and lectures, acts, plays and shows etc. Good bar and parking. Friendly staff

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

On1st June at 6:15 we arrived by canal boat hoping to eat in the cafe/restaurant which is attached to the theatre. Unsure of whether they would allow dogs in we asked and were told ‘no dogs’. OK we’ll eat outside by the canal ‘sorry we...More

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Café not really geared up to pre theatre dining.We were attending a production by WNO and arrived at the theatre in good time .6.15 pm.However after ordering from the fixed menu it took nearly 25 minutes for my first course to arrive...soup and it was...More

Thank julie m
Nia S, Marketing & Press Officer at Theatr Brycheiniog, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

Hi Julie M, Thank you very much for your thorough and honest review. The evening in question was the first night we opened for pre-show dining and so your comments are very helpful for us to know what needs improving going forward. We can only...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018

It was a really wet day when we visited Brecon. We visited Brecon to take in the canals and this cafe was an excellent sanctuary from the pelting rain. Being close to the public car park helped too. Full window views of the canal and...More

Thank Johan A
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely brunch with our young children today at the cafe. Staff very pleasant, good price, good view and tasty food. Will return! :)

Thank welshnik
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Had a great time seeing a play with my children today. Thank goodness this theatre is booking live theatre for children so important, great food, great art , lovely people thank you LOVED IT!!!!!! Went for a call boat ride before the play too perfect:...More

Thank BlueEmmaMac
Reviewed 3 March 2018

At the recent Cadet's Rorkes Drift Concert and last year's The Furies Concert this theatre is a jewel in the local area. Watch out for not following the correct procedure in the car park - which is apparently quite common! The venue is great with...More

Thank JSMacGill
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Good venue but personally I do not like the arrangement of seating on the balcony but the venue is great.

Thank NicCJ
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Response from Kenneth A | Reviewed this property |
We always find about 8 rows up from the front is comfortable, not to close or to far. Even the side not to bad. The theater quite small so most areas pretty good. OBVIOUSLY end seats better as easier to get out during the... More
21 March 2015|
Response from Big_Jig68 | Reviewed this property |
The last week in April sees a production by Ballet Theatre UK, Aladdin.(29th) A Nordic Folk/ American Blue Grass band called Frigg.(30th) And, I hasten to add I am not taking the michael here, a German Comedian called Henig... More