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The Orchard Theatre

Home Gardens, Dartford DA1 1ED, England
+44 1322 220000
Review Highlights
Friendly and helpful staff.

Went to see 'Agatha Christies, The Mousetrap' and thoroughly enjoyed it. The theatre is very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dartford, United Kingdom
A great popular local theatre

Very friendly and helpful staff. The raised seating allows a good view for everyone. I find it a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“west end” (21 reviews)
“leg room” (13 reviews)
“great shows” (9 reviews)
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Home Gardens, Dartford DA1 1ED, England
+44 1322 220000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to see 'Agatha Christies, The Mousetrap' and thoroughly enjoyed it. The theatre is very comfortable

Thank 86nadine66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly and helpful staff. The raised seating allows a good view for everyone. I find it a very amicable temperature to sit in.Itvhas such a variety of shows gigs and pantomimes.

Thank jittersparkle
Reviewed 1 week ago

I frequently visit the Orchard Theatre and have done since it opened way back. The last show I saw was La Cage Folles in May. I have always found the staff helpful.

Thank sarajaneladbrookhutt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to see the "Keep dancing show". And quite frankly it was a struggle in the seats, the seats have this sensation that your tipping forward and are so uncomfortable. I can honestly say it's the worse theatre experience I have ever had. We...More

Thank GranCanariaGirls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this theatre to see T. Rextasy. Nice venue. It's not huge. Big enough for most bands and shows Parking above and notebly across the bridge next to Dartford Station. Liked it here.

Thank carjams
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are brilliant and helpful couldn't ask for anything more. They let us in early to set up with some new equipment which we are more than thankful for.

Thank sammillen101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The show was excellent good seats the restaurant was ok but they had no lager until some one complained and the sweet was a little unimaginative but overall a enjoyable evening. The parking needs to be sorted they only had one ticket machine working and...More

Thank lynholmes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to see the Mod musical ‘All or Nothing’ last Monday at the Orchard Theatre, Dartford. It was a very hot day so we were grateful for the air-conditioning in the theatre. It was a truly brilliant and nostalgic show, with songs you could happily...More

6  Thank Sandygranny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best performance by far from a great man , the staff are very helpful and always do there best to ensure your shown to your seat as quickly and quietly as possible . Have yet to sample the food here but the beer prices are...More

Thank Gareth S
Reviewed 17 June 2017

This theatre is great. The variety of shows is huge and we have never bee dissapointed when we have been there. Would definitely recommend

Thank big-aj10
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20 April 2017|
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Response from maggiecompton | Reviewed this property |
I've sat front row it's great if f you're following a singer but not so good if it's a show.
11 December 2016|
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Response from Charlottelawrence | Reviewed this property |
I sat exactly where you are describing and had a perfect view. Just a couple of rows that side so it's not over crowded either
31 January 2016|
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Response from Queenie B | Reviewed this property |
I'm so sorry but when we visited we were sitting in the front row and there weren't any leg room restrictions. So I'm not sure what about your seats. I'd advise you to give them a call and ask. Good luck!