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The Grand Pavilion

Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW, Wales
+44 1656 815995
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We visit as a family almost monthly. Great selection of shows. Friendly, helpful staff. Worth a... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Phil C
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Lots of different events

Lots of different events taking place at Porthcawl Grand Pavilion ! Check out their website via a... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Daimaxboyce
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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“afternoon tea”(13 reviews)
“cake”(7 reviews)
About
The Grand Pavilion Theatre is Bridgend county borough's premier entertainment venue. This iconic theatre on Porthcawl's seafront opened in 1932 and features many architectural features of the time but notably its domed room illuminated by 300...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Esplanade, Porthcawl CF36 3YW, Wales
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"afternoon tea"
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"lovely theatre"
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"cake"
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"staff were lovely"
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"old building"
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"small theatre"
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"leo sayer"
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"sunday carvery"
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"intimate venue"
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"sexual innuendo"
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"lovely evening"
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"christmas spirit"
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"balcony seating"
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"dance floor"
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"great audience participation"
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"sleeping beauty"
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We visit as a family almost monthly. Great selection of shows. Friendly, helpful staff. Worth a visit.

Thank Phil C
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Lots of different events taking place at Porthcawl Grand Pavilion ! Check out their website via a search engine at this historic building on the Porthcawl sea front

Thank Daimaxboyce
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Went to watch the alexander o neal show. Good show and the venue was ok. Not used the food or bar areas as of yet but will soon as off to see the south soon. In need of money spent on toilet revamp which i...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Visited for the high tea. Venue wasn’t busy, and we got a great table by the window overlooking the water. Service was great. Food was plentiful, sandwiches for 2 overflowed onto 2 plates. 1 scone each, and a great selection of sweets (cake, macaroons). They...More

Thank prettyinpink71
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Firstly, I'd like to say we saw Porthcawl Comp do Phatom of the Opera which is highly deserving of over 5 stars. This review is based on venue alone and not the production! A little dingy, smelt like old people. Cafe (and I mean "cafe")...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Went to see Cinderella in the grand pavilion. There are 3 generations of us and we all go for a wonderful afternoons entertainment every year. Yet again they excelled themselves. It was colourful, clever, funny and the children adored every minute. Well done again

Thank denz365
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We all thoroughly enjoyed this magical show. Very funny, professional and spectacular. We met some of the cast in the Waterfront afterwards. What a lovely bunch of people who so obviously enjoyed performing. I’ve seen many a pantomime with big name casts and this knocked...More

Thank Julie M
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

another fab family panto excellent value as well cant wait for sleeping beauty panto next loved buttons and the ugly sisters.

Thank maird24
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Once again the Pantomime here was excellent. The cast were enthusiastic and professional. The singing and music was amazing and the jokes great.

Thank VikkiHB
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

After searching for me and my friend to spend a day out with a 4 year and 5 year old I found the Cinderella Pantomime. We all enjoyed it Buttons was very good and the 2 Ugly Sisters and their costumes were brill. Started at...More

Thank SueWilding
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