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Above The Stag Theatre

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Best fringe theatre in London

The new location is great, the tech in the shows are great and the staff are always really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kariss182
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London, United Kingdom
Nice, small theatre near Vauxhall station

It's a nice, small theatre with a large bar area and gender neutral toilets. The atmosphere is... read more

Reviewed February 7, 2019
Shinylifeforme
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London, United Kingdom
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Above The Stag Theatre is an award-winning theatre in Vauxhall, London with a focus on producing LGBT+ themed work including new writing, musicals and revivals. We are the only full-time professional LGBT+ theatre in the UK. Our multipurpose space...more
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Arch 72 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7TP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The new location is great, the tech in the shows are great and the staff are always really friendly. Really well run, beautiful venue that's always welcoming and well looked after for all.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

It's a nice, small theatre with a large bar area and gender neutral toilets. The atmosphere is casual-hipster vibe, staff were very friendly. View seems to be really good from any seat. Only issue is that the seats are extremely narrow and close together, you're...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 1, 2019 via mobile

Attended the Grindr Opera show. Fun production. I try to check out what they are putting in. Love the new space and theatres. The team is friendly, making it a nice visit. The only negative is the smell. For some reason the lobby had the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

Did the annual pilgrimage here for the adult themed panto, along with 6 friends. The new venue is spacious and well laid out with friendly staff too. Food, snacks and a full bar as would be expected. Plenty going on here, worth checking it out...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

Fab intimate venue, friendly staff , good service, clean and modern. Reasonable drinks prices (for London). Sadly the Panto was sh1te.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2018

I was taken by friends to see the annual ADULT panto - this is not for the feint-hearted when it comes to British pantomime: it is very, VERY naughty. The service, the people behind the bar are so friendly and warm I wondered if I'd...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

Came here with a friend whoknows the place v well.Lovely staff, the fab Tanika (hope spelling correct!) was a sweetheart! Food is superb too! Gets very busy just before theatre has a production. If you in Vauxhall you MUST have a drink here! Lovely!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chris0007
Adam B, Assistant General Manager at Above The Stag Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Hi Chris, We're so glad you had a great time - thank you for your lovely review. I'll be sure to let our staff and chefs know. We're looking forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Great theatre venue with very good shows. Iโ€™ve visited twice and really enjoyed the productions, recently relocated Vauxhall theatre venue, well worth visiting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank petertP9383BU
Adam B, Assistant General Manager at Above The Stag Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2018

Hi Peter, Thanks so much for your fab review, much appreciated! Great to hear you've enjoyed our productions. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

The Bear Chefs @ Above the Stag! Now serving gorgeous food. In the heart of Vauxhall. 11 am onwards...! Free WiFi! Coffee, Theatre, Relax, Work, Chat, Drink! Londonโ€™s only LGBT ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ Theatre! Now in a brand new venue on Albert Embankment. Sure to be a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank christianl210
Adam B, Assistant General Manager at Above The Stag Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2018

Hi Christian, Thanks so much for your lovely feedback! We look forward to welcoming you again soon! All best, Team Above The Stag

Reviewed September 16, 2018

Above the Stag theatre is a friendly uncluttered modern theatre with a great bar that is accessible and uncluttered. Even the box office is so user friendly and unpretencious. th etoilets are clean and modern too. the theatre what is called the main auditorium is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from northants90 | Reviewed this property |
Hi it is very easy to find in actual fact. It is in Vauxhall, South London. As you come out of the station (tube or rail) you will see the large brown heavily fortified building. The Stage is opposite that and comprises two... More
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