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Olympia Theatre

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Neighbourhood: South City Centre
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Address: 72 Dame Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Much loved old theatre, highly respected by locals and visitors alike....

Much loved old theatre, highly respected by locals and visitors alike. Always busy, showing a variety of plays, musicals, pantomime, comedy as well as numerous gigs by Irish and International rock and pop artists.

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Marvelous Mechanics

We went to see Mike and the Mechanics'' here in February and they really served up a great show. The acoustics in this establishment are fabulous and every note resonated a high... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Galway, Ireland
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Galway, Ireland
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183 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to see Mike and the Mechanics'' here in February and they really served up a great show. The acoustics in this establishment are fabulous and every note resonated a high quality. Seating is a little cramped but this has to be expected in any old theatre. Cleanliness is good ( no sticky floors ) and there are not... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The venue is so beautiful. The bars in the theatre are also amazing! The atmosphere created and the staff were very pleasant. All round good experience!

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OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review Rachh177! Keaton Heston was really incredible on Saturday, could hear a pin drop it was so quiet. We won't forget that one in a hurry. Hope to welcome you back again soon! Thanks from all at The Olympia More 

Dublin, Ireland
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44 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

have been to the olympia since i was a child,from seeing the pantos to the plays i have never been disappointed as this venue is one of the best in dublin i went to see stand by me in january and as always was delighted,remembered when jack cruze and maureen grant worked in this venue.it has such a lovely friendly... More 

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Thank lallaway
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this review

Hi lallaway, thanks a million for your lovely review! Delighted you've had great experiences at The Olympia through the year, including for Stand By Me. Maureen Grant still does work here, she's just been a little unwell over the past few weeks but we spoke with her today and she's raring to come back, so hopefully you'll see her again... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attended gig..New cars are stunning..massive portraits in the portrait bar, Brendan Gleeson one particularly striking..11.60 for 2 pints of Coors light. Sone of barstaff unable to process 2 orders at once.really gets on my wick, especially when you are paying top dollar for drink that you must queue for ages, like to old m50 toll bridge

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Thank conkubar
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for your review conkubar, glad you enjoyed Bell X1 and the new bars! Will pass your feedback onto bar management, sorry to hear you weren't happy with service. Please don't hesitate to ask a manager for assistance in future if you have any issues at all, they'll sort you out on the spot. We hope to welcome you again... More 

donegal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to see Cinderella and Yer Wan.. What a show! Thoroughly entertained from beginning to end. Great production, music, dancers, it had it all! Polly G was hilarious. Sitting at the front meant we were "picked on" but all in good fun. So glad we made the trip, well worth it.

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Thank traveldoll11
OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review traveldoll11, definitely takes a brave person to sit in the front rows in front of Al Porter, it's hard to escape him!! We hope to see you again soon, thanks from all at The Olympia. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to see Catfish & the Bottlemen in November and I was surprised how good this small intimate venue was. Brilliant sound and atmosphere in this place, would definitely go again

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OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks a mill for the review Liam, we hope to welcome you again soon for more great gigs! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Went to the ugly sisters and yer wan panto, it was wonderful. We were a group of 7, old and new :) (ages 6 - 79) This is a beautiful theatre, absolutely gorgeous. Very easy to find, drinks and food reasonably priced. Easy access to bathrooms and seats, I don't think there is a bad seat in the house. Will... More 

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OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you JayandMaureen, your review & feedback means a lot! Delighted to hear you all had such a great time. We look forward to welcoming you & your family in future! Thanks from all the staff of The Olympia Theatre More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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374 reviews
159 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

love this venue, easy to find, very old fashioned and brilliantly organised. visited for a gig and the first 100 people are given wristbands for the front section which has guards on at all times meaning its safer and much better to view the acts. cloakroom was easy to access, bars were very reasonably priced. staff were extremely welcoming. shame... More 

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OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review Nm-xo, hopefully we'll see you again in the future! More 

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Went to see The Ugly Sisters and yer wan. Theatre has been renovated. Still looks like an old theatre, but in good nick. pantomime was very funny, especially when they went off script.

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OlympiaTheatre, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for the review TMC825, glad you enjoyed the show! More 

Dublin
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68 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Can't write a review of the venue without first saying that the panto I saw here The Ugly Sisters and Yer Wan which was outstanding . 10/10. Anyway back to the venue , it really is old world charm and tbh I'm not really seeing the huge renovation that's supposed to have occurred but if It didn't bother me as... More 

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OlympiaTheatre, General Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this review

Hi robertwalshe, thanks a million for your review, much appreciated! More 

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