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Address: The Mall, Waterford 000, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 51 874 402
10:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat 12:00 - 16:00

Beautiful Victorian theatre hidden inside a Georgian building and one of...

Beautiful Victorian theatre hidden inside a Georgian building and one of Ireland's oldest theatres.

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Foy, Arms and Hog

I have been here before but much not since it was renovated. Went to see this act at the Theatre Royal, and it was very good. Sound was perfect and no obstacle in seeing the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Waterford, Ireland
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Waterford, Ireland
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496 reviews
192 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here before but much not since it was renovated. Went to see this act at the Theatre Royal, and it was very good. Sound was perfect and no obstacle in seeing the stage. A great night overall. One Tripadvisor star removed however for the lack of legroom. Seats are packed very tightly - I'm only 5ft 10"... More 

Thank ShaneMcDonald
North West England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I would say if you like going in to Cathedral's Christ Church Cathedral is a must, the floor to the Cathedral is the one John Roberts built ( John Roberts is family to me ) I have traces me family history for about four years now and going into the cathedral I found out more about them Family names I... More 

1 Thank paulinemroberts
dorset uk
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Visited this theatre for an astronomy talk but if you get the chance to see any show here then take it, you will seldom have the opportunity to visit such a fine old theatre kept in such beautiful condition, and a lovely cafe upstairs too.

Thank mwdorset2
Theatre R, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are delighted you liked the astronomy talk last summer and our theatre. More 

Waterford, Ireland
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192 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Great views from nearly all seats with a good bar and nice food in the café. Always something on. My last visit was JAck L - just fantastic.

Thank GerryR18
Theatre R, Public Relations Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you very much for your review. We are happy to hear you liked our venue and the Jack L show. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015

The theater is really beautiful, cozy, clean, its acoustic is great and the cafe/bar is really! Great option for tourists.

Thank NinaFF
Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 November 2015

beautiful , spotless theatre , my first time there and hope to return someday , staff on the night were super friendly and very helpful

Thank Brogansdad
Theatre R, Manager at Theatre Royal, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and delighted to have you as a first time customer. We do hope you come back for another night out when you return to Waterford. More 

Galway, Ireland
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

A fine local landmark positioned between Reginald's tower and the Bishops palace and almost opposite Waterford Crystal and almost in front of the new medieval museum:all worth seeing. Waterford city centre is really very pleasant to linger for an hour or two, and full of history.

1 Thank renton95
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40 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Been here to all sorts of shows..theatre..music..operaeven and musicals..always excellent lovely old theatre..nice cafe..does food all day

2 Thank libertyClonmel
Western Ireland, Ireland
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83 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014 via mobile

Went to see the Phantom of Opera and they were AMAZING. I have seen the original 3 times in West End, and I'm shocked to say this was equally as good from such young performers. The are all amazingly talented. Would be lovely to see this show being performed more often... The theatre itself is lovely. Clean with spacious seating.... More 

2 Thank RoyBs
Waterford, Ireland
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37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

Have been here many times throughout the years and the theatre always delivers. At a wonderful showing of the Phantom tonight. Outstanding performance from the cast, sound and lighting team. I just made it to the toilet before the endless queues began. I only went to the bar to get a water and the staff were beyond shocking that I... More 

Thank Nigel0127

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