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Ayr Gaiety Theatre

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Address: Carrick Street, Ayr KA7 1NU, Scotland
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Well Refurbished

Historic small theatre with good refurbishment. Friendly if amateur volunteer staff (letting people inn during performance). On my only visit which was to see Central Ballet the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Scottish-Veggie
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historic small theatre with good refurbishment. Friendly if amateur volunteer staff (letting people inn during performance). On my only visit which was to see Central Ballet the audience was one of the worst behaved I have ever seen

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Thank Scottish-Veggie
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a excellent play. Excellent cast.. Excellent venue. Staff all very helpful,& cheerful,and stall seats were comfortable with good view of stage. parking directly opposite main entrance was £3 for 3hrs which is affordable. Soft drinks, ice cream, slightly pricey, but local minimarket around the corner which I noticed some patrons were using at the interval. All in all a... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Well, considering it was a spare of the moment booking it was a great show. Small theatre and a high up view, but very good show.

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Thank tsatkinson
Jeremy W, Manager at Ayr Gaiety Theatre, responded to this review

We like to think intimate is good! Glad you enjoyed the show - I hope you will find some other great shows in our brochure and come and see us again. Jeremy More 

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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

What a lovely theatre the gaiety is. We were at Francine and Jose last night. The theatre staff are so freindly and welcoming. Most of them are volunteers that what keeps the theatre going. There is a threat that could close but please don't let it. Get yourself down there and you'll have a wonderful time. It is a Scottish... More 

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Thank alan a
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Great show (Francie & Josie) theatre cosy & comfortable, lovely staff, bar & parking nearby would recommend

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Glagow
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51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I always enjoy eating here but was recently most impressed by the care and effort the chef put in to preparing a special menu for my friend who follows a vegan diet. He had created a special menu for her offering several choices for each course, and the option of having any of the starters as a main and vice... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Well worth a visit. Many touring and local shows. Good food at Stagedoor Restaurant. Theatre mainly run by volunteers.

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Thank 11GAB
Jeremy W, Manager at Ayr Gaiety Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback - hope we see you again soon. Jeremy More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We were passing and went in for some Lunch. There were six of us,three couples. The staff and service was good and friendly. The food was absolutely great although thought it was slightly a bit pricey. The restaurant seemed to have been upgraded as we were informed and it looks good . Worth a visit if passing .

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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209 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

First time I have been here since the theatre has been refurbished and what a lovely surprise i had it has been beautifully restored the seats are very comfortable with excellent leg room volunteer ushers were very friendly and efficient the pantomime was super look forward to returning

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Thank GMH13860
Jeremy W, CEO at Ayr Gaiety Theatre, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the show - come back soon! More 

Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I have been here a few times since it opened again when we take trips along to Ayr and have always enjoyed it. It looks really lovely inside since it was done up. The new restaurant is very good and the parking near by is a plus. We come to the panto here each year as it has always been... More 

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Thank stacee123
Jeremy W, Chief Executive at Ayr Gaiety Theatre, responded to this review

Hi - glad you enjoyed the refurbished theatre and the show. However I'm concerned at your comment about hearing inappropriate language from the stage. Could you possibly email some more details of this incident so I can investigate? Jeremy.wyatt@ayrgaiety.co.uk More 

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