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Byre Theatre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Brilliant cafe

Just visiting St Andrews, found the Byre Theatre a lovely place for a light lunch or coffee. They... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2018
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Great venue

Nice theatre, comfortable seating, pleasant staff in the bar area drinks and food are not over... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
Dundee, United Kingdom
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The Byre Theatre is a vibrant hub of cultural activity in St Andrews and is a focal point for the Arts in North East Fife, offering a year round programme of drama, film, entertainment, conferences, music and learning.
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Abbey Street | University of St Andrews, St. Andrews KY16 9LA, Scotland
+44 1334 475000
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A trip to see a first-rate production at the Byre Theatre. We arrived in good time for a pre-show drink, but what a shameful let-down. A smart, comfortable bar area, but two ghastly shortcomings for which the Byre catering people should be ashamed of themselves....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Just visiting St Andrews, found the Byre Theatre a lovely place for a light lunch or coffee. They are dog friendly which is a big bonus, especially on a rainy day, and the staff are polite and helpful. Will be returning when we visit Fife...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

Nice theatre, comfortable seating, pleasant staff in the bar area drinks and food are not over priced. and can be enjoyed in pleasant surroundings, street parking.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

We enjoy coming to see shows at this venue. It is a nice small size with a good rake so visibility is good. There is also a nice cafe with baking. The scones are nice!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank colinbP5046LN
Jan M, Manager at Byre Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

Dear Colin Thank you for the lovely comment!

Reviewed May 4, 2018

I'm a big fan of The Byre. It's a lovely intimate theatre. Great sound system. We went tonight to see The Bob Dylan Story and it was fabulous. The band were outstanding and "Bob" was entertaining and chose a great selection of songs. Unfortunately there...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

The Byrne Theatre is a very special leisure facility in the seaside resort of St Andrews. There is always something going on. The programme is varied and affordable. A couple of weeks ago we watched a varsity production of the history boys and earlier this...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is beautiful. A historical tour in a classical chic dress. If you are looking for a greedy and luxurious lunchtime break this is the right place. It will charm you with its intriguing combinations of sandwiches and soups and will wrap you in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

The cafe downstairs is very friendly with plenty of seating. We had the most delicious caramel scone obviously freshly baked and cannot recommend highly enough!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank robin f
StephenSinclair, General Manager at Byre Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Hi, Thank you for the great feedback. Yes we are proud of our scones and glad you enjoyed them. They are baked fresh every morning in our own kitchens. Thanks again and hope to welcome you to us shortly. Regards Stephen Sinclair

Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

Rachel and Dave would like to thank Sean and all of the bar staff for a wonderful meal for 21 people from the age of 3 years old to 75 years old for our Golden Wedding Anniversary meal the food and service was excellent. Would...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Rachel R
StephenSinclair, General Manager at Byre Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2018

Dear Rachel and Dave, Thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure hosting the meal for you. We are delighted that you had a great anniversary and a privilege for us to celebrate it with you. Look forward tho welcoming you again in...More

Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

We were visiting from Australia, and this was the first ever pantomime for 6 of our group of 7. It was highly enjoyed by everyone, and if we were living closer, we’d be making plans to be in St Andrews for pantomime again!More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Rebecca P
StephenSinclair, General Manager at Byre Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2018

Hi Rebecca, We are delighted that you had a great time at the Pantomime. The first panto experience is always a marmite moment. We are rightly proud of the production and glad that we were able to create some cherished memories for you and your...More

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December 27, 2016|
Response from StephenSinclair | Property representative |
Hi, Tonights show is 7pm and will come down around the 9.30pm mark. Hope you have a great show and a Happy New Year