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Address: 7 East Street, Leicester LE1 6EY, England
Phone Number: 0116 255 7066
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A brilliant performance in a gorgeous theatre. We watched it as part of the Rugby World Cup Festival and double thumbs up to Leicester City and those that made it happen. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

A brilliant performance in a gorgeous theatre. We watched it as part of the Rugby World Cup Festival and double thumbs up to Leicester City and those that made it happen. The performers were fantastic. The chemistry they had on stage made it hard to believe that this was a sample of anonymous theatre. Bravo!!

Thank Manna42
Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Lovely little theatre which is beautifully decorated (maybe Victorian or Georgian style?), with an amazing atmosphere and feeling to it. Saw a folk singer here and it was one of the best gigs I've been to. Wonderful balcony, very intimate feeling to the gig. Also serve an excellent range of alcohol and drinks, which aren't overpriced. Perfect venue.

1 Thank Tommy R
Leicester, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

This is a great little theatre. Cosy atmosphere. We went to see a Cabaret event and sat down stairs in the main room. I love this style of seating.

Thank Lloydie1210
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182 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This is a little gem of a place situated just on the outskirts of the city centre we managed to secure tickets to watch sarah millican and friends in what could be called a workshop where they try out there new material from the compare the host herself sarah millican it was a laugh from beginning to end its a... More 

Thank David H
Warrington, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a lovely small theatre (I was lucky enough to see one of my all-time musical heroes perform there last Friday!!! Utterly blown away), which is comfortable, whilst being compact and intimate, and didn't feeling at all cramped. Decent seating, nice layout, the queue at the bar did get a little mammoth before the show, and at intervals, and... More 

Thank EmaMelan
Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Went to The Y Theatre last week to see the Budapest Cafe Orchestra (who were utterly fantastic, by the way!). It's a lovely, small theatre, quite intimate and cosy and the seating for this particular concert was set out cabaret style which worked really well for this type of concert, although they have seats in rows (on the flat) at... More 

Thank Luce31lauzie
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

A lovely little theatre, very close to the railway station. Stalls and a balcony with an interesting range of concerts etc.

Thank kevinlia
Leicester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

After finally discovering this side street Theatre, we can't wait to return. The theatre itself is fantastic, lovely comfy seating arrangment with brilliant accoustics. The staff are so enthusiastic about the acts and events and definately about the venue. Great service, great atmoshere

Thank RelaxMeServeMe
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46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013 via mobile

We were kept waiting to enter the auditorium and then the band were late starting. No explanation nor apology were given. A poor start but things got worse thereafter! The theatre itself is an almost perfect cube shape so will suffer from poor sound anyway but the pa system would have done service in a much bigger venue so was... More 

Thank Earsight
TheYTheatre, Manager at The Y Theatre, responded to this review

Dear 'Earsight' Reviewer, It is disappointing to read about your negative experience at The Y. As a regular promoter of music events we pride ourselves in providing a relaxed environment with excellent acoustics that have served and continue to serve numerous and varied bands from the UK and abroad. We would very much appreciate it if you could provide us... More 

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83 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

Small, quaint, victorian theatre, hidden away next to the youth hostel in Leicester City centre. Only a step away from the railway station.

Thank John-the-Phone

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