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Byre Theatre

Abbey Street | University of St Andrews, St Andrews KY16 9LA, Scotland
+44 1334 468811
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great night out

Visited here with my daughters and friends to watch the Just So Society performance of The Rocky... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
cossyann
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crail
ALWAYS check what is going on here..

This a truly fabulous centre and if visiting St Andrews you MUST check it out. Films, gigs, plays... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Ewan C
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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We are a fully programmed Theatre This includes family , Film, Theatre, Dance, Music and much more , full cafe and restaurant facilities on site.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Abbey Street | University of St Andrews, St Andrews KY16 9LA, Scotland
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Visited here with my daughters and friends to watch the Just So Society performance of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. It was very interactive with prompts to shout out and a props bag waiting on your seat ready to use as prompted. It was hilarious...More

Thank cossyann
StephenSinclair, General Manager at Byre Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Hi, Thanks for your great feedback, and great that you enjoyed the show confetti, rice, toast and all. We hope to welcome you again in the near future. Regards Stephen Sinclair

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This a truly fabulous centre and if visiting St Andrews you MUST check it out. Films, gigs, plays, talks, free music events all presented in a wonderful venue. Great bar and helpful friendly staff. It would be easy to spend days whiling away the time...More

Thank Ewan C
StephenSinclair, General Manager at Byre Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Hi, We totally agree and thank you for your kind words and rating . Hope to welcome you again shortly to soak up that atmosphere and vibe. Regards Stephen S

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Lovely dog friendly cafe. Food was tasty and good value with baguettes, main courses and nice choice of cakes and scones. Friendly staff. Recommend.

1  Thank jakkinthegroove
StephenSinclair, General Manager at Byre Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Hi, Great that you loved your visit and meal. We hope to welcome you and your dog again in the near future. Regards Stephen S

Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We watched the play “A Streetcar Named Desire” and the play in itself deserved a 5/5 star rating, especially considering it was performed in St. Andrews (as it is far away from many large cities such as Edinburgh). The service behind the counter didn’t live...More

2  Thank MaxKlein274
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Small theatre in St Andrews which offers much variety in their productions Visit often with family and friends. There is also a very good restaurant in the premises which offers lunches and evening meals with a very good menu. It it also licensed

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StephenSinclair, General Manager at Byre Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for your great review , we are delighted you are enjoying the Theatre and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Regards Stephen Sinclair

Reviewed 7 August 2017

Good to see the Byre up and running again. This is an excellent theatre with a fine cafe - both recommended. Even better is the "Byre at the Botanics" which uses a pop-up theatre in the Botanic Gardens for a few live gigs in the...More

Thank David L
StephenSinclair, General Manager at Byre Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for the great review. Look forward to welcoming you to the theatre and cafe again shortly. Great that you enjoyed our Botanics season in the stunning gardens. Regards Stephen Sinclair

Reviewed 17 June 2017

My family and I visited after many years and enjoyed a scrumptious bowl of mushroom soup along with bread and butter. Jug of water supplied. Staff were helpful and courteous. It was great to be back again and enjoy the atmosphere. St Andrews is very...More

Thank Phyll60
StephenSinclair, General Manager at Byre Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Thank you for your feedback , and yes we agree its great to be back. Looking forward to seeing you again next year. Regards Stephen Sinclair

Reviewed 1 May 2017

First time at the Byre and first time seeing Skerryvore...amazing venue and amazing band...we were row B which was right in front of the stage...

Thank AMANDA G
StephenSinclair, General Manager at Byre Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Hi, Thank you for the review we love them too. Great to see you enjoyed your first visit and look forward to welcoming you to our busy summer and autumn seasons through out 2017

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We found this place by accident... glad we did,.. had lovely fish and chips and dogs were mad very welcome. Bowls of water provided. After lunch in the bar web were offered comfortable leather couches upstairs where we were served out coffee and scones.. a...More

Thank DugJam
StephenSinclair, General Manager at Byre Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Hi, Great to welcome you and thank you for the review. We also love the fish and chips enjoyed the fish and chips its one of our chefs specialties. We love to see all the different types of dog that come through after that long...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

We came to see our son playing for a University theatre production. Buying tickets online was very easy. It's a small theatre and very well maintained. Staff are friendly and helpful. Lots of toilets - very clean. Auditorium seats are high backed and very comfortable...More

Thank 19Ruthie19
StephenSinclair, General Manager at Byre Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Hi. Thank you for the review. Glad you had a great show and supporting the student productions we think they do a great job of putting on a near professional performance. The acoustics are very good and are naturally supportive to the slightly less powerful...More

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Hi, Tonights show is 7pm and will come down around the 9.30pm mark. Hope you have a great show and a Happy New Year
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