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The Winter Gardens

Winter Gardens Fort Crescent, Margate CT9 1HX, England
+44 1843 292795
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Very enjoyable show

Easy to access from the top of the indoor steps on Fort Crescent. Friendly, helpful staff. Nice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Panayiotis P
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sutton coldfield
A great night out at this theatre with Paul Carrack and Grainne Duffy

First time at this venue for me and I was more than pleasantly pleased. Booked online early with no... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Seasonedtraveller142
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London, United Kingdom
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Winter Gardens Fort Crescent, Margate CT9 1HX, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy to access from the top of the indoor steps on Fort Crescent. Friendly, helpful staff. Nice, modern seats. Impressed with grandeur of venue. Decent toilets.

Thank Panayiotis P
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MWG001, Manager at The Winter Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for your positive feedback, the team will be pleased to hear you had a great time. Many thanks and we hope to see you again soon. Paul Palmer Entertainments & Facilities Manager

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time at this venue for me and I was more than pleasantly pleased. Booked online early with no trouble to get great seats near the front. Old fashioned theatre atmosphere and professional staff who had to whisk someone out who had fallen ill. We...More

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MWG001, Guest Relations Manager at The Winter Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, that’s great to hear, glad you had a wonderful time. Thank you for your positive feedback, the team, and we're sure Paul also, will be thrilled you enjoyed the show. Many thanks and we hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Booked on-line tickets for an event and half way through the booking was aborted by the website and I had to re-book, which I did manage to do. I noticed a few days later that both bookings had been debited from my account and called...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Lovely place to stop and sit relax with lovely views all be it wintery and cold I bet in summer it’s glorious

Thank Mandy W
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

We were given tickets to a show for the Margate Winter Gardens, firstly the car parking was very confusing as we drove into the winter gardens to join the Q for the car park which I understand was under the venue, the car park was...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Been too a few shows here, tickets are normally cheaper that most other venues and the seats are good etc. The bar can be a bit pricey. Never had a bad seat and it’s nice as there’s loads of history, you can park in trinity...More

Thank Penny374
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Went to the Stylistics at the Winter Gardens. Needed to change my tickets at the last minute and the staff at the box office were really helpful in accommodating my needs. In the venue we had a seating query which the manager resolved to our...More

Thank only1birdistheword
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

recently went to a rock gig here but had to arrive later than hoped. this meant there was only a few seats available near the back of the room, problem is there are lots of pillars in front of you so your view can be...More

Thank matt a
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Have recently enjoyed a great evening at the venue and feel I must congratulate all those people who made the evening that little bit more special had a five course meal which was excellent we decided on a carvery which worked out really well plenty...More

Thank nick a
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

Recently visited for the 70/80's Disco Inferno event on 25/11. The venue was spacious and the atmosphere within the room was good. Many people wearing fancy dress and the DJ played many a classic tune. There were some negatives however with the drinks served in...More

Thank JamesBaldy
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MWG001, Food & Beverages Services Manager at The Winter Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Dear James, Thank you for taking the time to bring your concerns to our attention. We're sorry the drinks were a disappointment on what was otherwise a good night out. Your Leisure strives to provide good customer service and catering at its venues and all...More

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misskales
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13 March 2017|
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Response from MWG001 | Property representative |
Hi Sue, Thank you for your interest in Margate Winter Gardens. The Winter Gardens was opened on 3rd August, 1911 by the then Mayor of Margate, Alderman W. B. Reeve. The history of municipal entertainments in this country... More
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Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of parking if you turn left on you way up to the theatre , you will see a row of shelters, turn down there which is the back exit to the theatre and lots of spaces.
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