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The Astor Theatre

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Address: Stanhope Road, Deal CT14 6AB, England
Phone Number: 01304 370220
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May 23rd 2015, FromtheJam - door staff really friendly and introduced me to the toilets and bar - lovely intimate venue, glad of the crush/security barrier at the front because I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Crawley
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Crawley
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

May 23rd 2015, FromtheJam - door staff really friendly and introduced me to the toilets and bar - lovely intimate venue, glad of the crush/security barrier at the front because I had hurt my back earlier in the week but a few drinks allowed me to let loose!!! Usually it seems drinks can be put on stage whilst your watching... More 

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canterbury
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We have been to several evenings at The Astor theatre, every time we have had a brilliant evening, the widdle nights are excellent if you don't mind something different, we also decided to spend New Years Eve there, it was a very good night, the food was lovely, the staff brilliant, he only complaint was it was so cold in... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We have been an infrequent visitor over the years and remember how it once looked. These days with a good makeover the theatre, under its new management, is clean and functional. As a consequence, our visits to see great musicians - just the other day we saw the great Geno Washington - are becoming more frequent. They have a good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Living legends on stage live - What a fantastic gig - Playing hit after hit after hit - modern classic crackers... From 'We gotta get out of this place' to 'House of the rising sun' to 'Please don't let me be misunderstood' and on to ' Sitting on the dock of the bay' to 'Soul Man', 'Green Onions' and 'Knock... More 

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Barking, United Kingdom
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41 attraction reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My 2nd visit to the Astor was arranged on purpose, because I really liked the place 1st time around. I've never liked seated Arena's, so the open (standing) area is excellent, you can literally get right up to the stage. Great little venue, will defo return.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Historic well-maintained building with many original features. Interesting stalls and an art display in the upper floor.

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

First the positives: Went to the venue to see Susan Calman on 9/10/14. Rang on the day for returned tickets, alas they didn't have any, but some became available a few minutes later and the venue phoned me back offering to me! Top 1st class service! Disabled access was very good. Bar the lack of radar key system on toilet.... More 

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United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Just a great little venue, James and his merry band of helpers work so hard to give the town such a diverse array of entertainment, we just attended the annual Dave Hatton Hootenanny, loads of talent here such a nice atmosphere so many friends just lovely. This place is an asset to Deal and long may that remain so. The... More 

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Walmer, United Kingdom
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130 reviews 130 reviews
43 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

What a fantastic venue! James (owner), Liz (Manager) and all the team were so helpful and friendly and helped to make the occasion all the more special. I would highly recommend this venue for any occasion...you wont find better!

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Hampshire, England
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Relaxed homely type venue. Pleasant staff and concert goers. Sound system tends to be too high for seats near the stage.

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