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Lyric Theatre

Lyric Theatre 55 Ridgeway Street | Stranmillis, Belfast BT9 5FB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9038 1081
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The Lyric is a well-designed theatre with fantastic facilities throughout. Every seat in the main... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Comber, United Kingdom
Ladies night at Holy Holy Bus

It has been years since I was at the Lyric and I am happy to say it has had a face lift since then... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Belfast, United Kingdom
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The Lyric Theatre is Northern Ireland's full-time producing theatre. The new theatre opened in May 2011 to great critical acclaim. The award winning building is built in traditional Belfast red brick, glass and iroko wood and the cafe bar offer beautiful views over the River Lagan and Stranmillis Embankment.The theatre is open seven days a week with performances usually running in the evenings from Tuesday through to Saturday and matinees on Saturday and Sundays. Contact our box office for more details or check online under "What's On". Our cafe serves coffee/tea and light lunches and is open every day. A brunch menu is available on Sunday mornings.As well theatrical productions, we also offer backstage tours, a programme of theatre school and professional learning and corporate hospitality. Pre-theatre dining is available on Friday and Saturday evenings. Free Wifi is availble
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Lyric Theatre 55 Ridgeway Street | Stranmillis, Belfast BT9 5FB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9038 1081
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Lyric is a well-designed theatre with fantastic facilities throughout. Every seat in the main auditorium (other than the balcony seats) has an uninterrupted view of the stage. Small, intimate and showing many locally written plays the theatre is a must-visit for all arts fans...More

Thank captainplanet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It has been years since I was at the Lyric and I am happy to say it has had a face lift since then. The Holy Holy Bus is fantastic, I laughed until my sides were sore. The four ladies in question could not have...More

Thank 30Maddy
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

What a brilliant play a must see as advertised you will laugh you will cry brilliantly written and the acting was also brilliant not to be missed

Thank murielwoodside
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

First time to watch a production by YMT and I thought the venue was really nice. Easy on street parking as well. Resonable prices for drinks and a beautiful stage. My daughter was in the performance and she has performed on alot of stages. Said...More

Thank Bexandco
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I've been to the Lyric many times and will always come back. It's a wonderful, modern venue which offers a variety of different plays and shows, usually for very affordable prices. The cafe is a nice little area, the wine is nice and I actually...More

Thank Maria V
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Brilliant venue. The artwork of local acting heroes is stunning. The adaption of the original work was hilarious. Pity the local Malone lot did not get the irony of the show as there was no response from some of those around us. The Lyric is...More

Thank naggingmum2016
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We had the pre-theatre meal before enjoying The Lady Killers. However the food was very poor for a vegetarian – only one choice and the main of vegetable pithivier was dry and awful yet £24 for two courses. We were promptly served so nothing of...More

Thank Stirfry151
Reviewed 23 June 2017

was taken to the Lyric as a treat to see an all woman cast version of the old film The Lady Killers It was marvellous. The theatre is great inside with a bar / coffee area and very nice decor. The theatre sound and stage...More

1  Thank socoBelfast
Reviewed 18 June 2017

I was at a matinee for Ladykillers first instance of jobs worth staff was when 2 elderly ladies who where clearly feeling the effect of the heat in what was a very hot day sat down about 5 foot from fire exit door which was...More

2  Thank mccrackenj2
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Fabulous place for drinks before you enter the theatrical world. I have been several times this year and productions have never disappointed. It is a really good, different night out and good atmosphere both before and after for drinks.

1  Thank June W
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Response from TERENCE W | Reviewed this property |
My wife had her 2 wing mirrors kicked off her car when parked on the embankment for a night at the theatre so that was a costly night out. Suppose it's park @ your own risk.