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The Orchard Theatre

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Address: Home Gardens, Dartford DA1 1ED, England
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+44 1322 220000
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10:15 - 17:00
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:15 - 17:00

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Great local theatre

Love going to the Orchard to watch a show. Good viewing throughout. Very well organised. Do lots of other events which are good fun as well. If going to book a few shows worth... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Dartford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I didn't get a chance to take any pictures this time round. We were on the upper circle, it was d26 and d27 and the view was really good. We could see everything clearly, even facial expressions. You can park in the shopping centre car park! So no issue there. Only thing is after the show, there is a huge... More 

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Thank Manishamod
Dartford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Love going to the Orchard to watch a show. Good viewing throughout. Very well organised. Do lots of other events which are good fun as well. If going to book a few shows worth getting premier card.

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Thank 999Claire999
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Love going to the Orchard. Have seen some really great musical entertainment. Have 2 more dates booked up this year so far. Have a drink while watching a great show. Just near Dartford station. Good night out.

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Thank Lynn H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good theatre. Seen many good shows here and comfy seating. Friendly staff. Food a little pricey but guess you pay for the whole theatre experience. Clean toilets. Top marks

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Thank Steven E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A marvellous production comparable to those I've seen at Covent Garden. The only drawback is that some patrons seem unaware of theatre etiquette. I was distracted by the person sitting next to me taking a phone call during the first Act then texting during the third. I fail to understand why people lacking such common good manners would waste their... More 

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Thank carolsKent
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my first visit to the the orchard theatre Dartford. We went to watch sleeping beauty played by the Moscow ballet city company. We had tickets for the show and dinner. The dinner was faultless. Very tasty hot and well presented. The waitresses polite and attentive. The show was very good we enjoyed it immensely. The theatre however we... More 

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Thank Sharon C H
Sittingbourne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Orchard Theatre offers superb shows, great facilities and atmosphere. On our latest visit we saw Sister Act. The music, singing, acting and lighting was superb and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We love the way the staff pass rubbish bins along the rows at the interval to take the rubbish and have them readily available as you leave.

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Thank Pat W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time seeing Sister Act last night. Great show and cast. Staff at the Orchard as always polite and courteous. Air-conditioning a little nippy so if someone from the centre reads this then maybe a degree or two increase would be good. Downside was parking in the nearby Orchards Shopping Centre, only two pay machines to cater for... More 

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Thank Mart60N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When i tried to book, most seats had gone but there were some standing spaces at the back. Obviously this involved standing for the show but gave us a great view and the show sounded clear. We had a very nice meal in the theatres restaurant before the show. We parked in the adjacent shopping centre car park where, having... More 

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Thank Richard F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding show, Outstanding performance, very enjoyable, almost perfect theatre. Upon entry the theatre is very clean, well maintained, staff are pleased to assist. Seating is good, bar is good, resturant is good, parking is though...expensive.

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