We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Great Concert!

We went to the Alhambra recently to see Garbage. The theatre is the perfect size for this king of... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Alloa, United Kingdom
Lovely Old Theatre & Gig Venue

This is like stepping back in time. The theatre was ideal for the Garbage gig and everyone got a... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2019
Dundee, Scotland
via mobile
Read all 165 reviews
All photos (18)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
33-35 Canmore Street, Dunfermline KY12 7NX, Scotland
+44 1383 740384
Improve This Listing
Reviews (165)
Filter reviews
165 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Traveler rating
Show reviews that mention
All reviews hot chilli perfect size sleeping beauty lovely venue tribute acts plenty of leg room original features enjoyable night only down side older people stage interval panto audience legroom performance brendan
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 165 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to the Alhambra recently to see Garbage. The theatre is the perfect size for this king of gig, the atmosphere was electric it made the entire performance even better. Each time I visit the theatre I notice another beautiful original detail within the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Bradleypow
Reviewed July 27, 2019

Fifth year a child of ours has attended Alhambra's summer school this will be the last time. Just back from afternoon performance and was shocked at how poor the production was. lasted less than an hour with four black and white films taken over the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank DarrenThomson1977
Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

This is like stepping back in time. The theatre was ideal for the Garbage gig and everyone got a view of the stage. The bar was extremely busy and it took about 45 minutes to get served. Luckily the bar is in the venue but...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank GloriaDundee
Reviewed July 17, 2019

Staff were amazing. Very friendly. No problem dancing at the front throught the entire gig. It's been my favourite venue. Beautiful theatre and great acoustics. I've seen Showaddywaddy a few times at different venues in England where we have been stopped from enjoying ourselves by...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank elainejackson07
Reviewed July 3, 2019

Really enjoyed how nice it was to book and attend the show.Staying alive a Bee Gees tribute show .from booking to seethe show everything went well.would recommend the Alhambra.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JanG4347
Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

Came to see Magic of Motown on Saturday after a lovely meal at Apricot. We have been to the show previously and thoroughly enjoyed it. We had a bit of a longer wait to get into the auditorium due to some technical issues but despite...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Lorraine C
Reviewed June 1, 2019 via mobile

Visited the theatre tonight 1st June with my partner to watch The Magic of Motown. Was told doors open at 7pm and show starts at 7.30pm. We were still queuing at 7.50pm, with no explanation as to why. The elite few were offered water, whilst...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Deb186336
Alexf01, Manager at Alhambra Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2019

Dear Debbie, Thank you for your comments. We can only apologise regarding the Motown get in. There were sound issues, as the touring company behind the Motown show, Entertainers, had been let down with their normal sound engineer, they drafted in another last minute, unfortunately...More

Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

We visited the Alhambra last night to see Jim Davidson’s show. As usual the show was outstanding but the venue was the best we have been to. Friendly staff, clean and tasteful decor and comfortable seating with good legroom. Thanks guys for a great night!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Estepona007
Reviewed April 4, 2019 via mobile

Lovely venue and super helpful staff. The whole family thoroughly enjoyed our visit there, many thanks.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LilliVMcC
Reviewed March 30, 2019

Great show with this popular pair doing the hit Musicals over the years With the Scottish Orchestra of 26 musicians backing them and superb Male and female singers Anton has quite a good voice himself and he and Erins repartee with the audience was exceptionaly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank craigluscar
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 13 nearby hotels
The Guildhall & Linen Exchange Hotel
316 reviews
.16 miles away
Rooms at 29 Bruce Street
215 reviews
.27 miles away
Garvock House Hotel
357 reviews
.57 miles away
Davaar House Hotel and Restaurant
186 reviews
.71 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 228 nearby restaurants
145 reviews
.07 miles away
Khushi's Restaurant
890 reviews
.14 miles away
Fabric Drink and Dine
447 reviews
.14 miles away
East Port Bar
56 reviews
.11 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 114 nearby attractions
Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum
330 reviews
.19 miles away
Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries
129 reviews
.17 miles away
Dunfermline Abbey and Palace
598 reviews
.23 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
February 28, 2018|
Response from berglas71 | Reviewed this property |
If you look across the road from the front of the theatre the carparking is free after 6pm, New Row carpark across the road from the theatre is a short stay carpark, so make sure your pay & display ticket runs out after 6pm... More
September 30, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Aprhol | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much anywhere you sit you will get a good view... row O is good.
April 19, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Mo C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply. If you have already been I hope you enjoyed the show. However, if you haven't... best book a taxi. Your Hotel is at the top end of town, not easy on foot or in the dark. I used to live over there so I... More