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Address: Abbey Street, St. Andrews, Scotland
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Cosy theatre

We visit the theatre 2/3 times a year , the Byre is always comfortable, clean and welcoming . So far the shows have all been good fun and value for money.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Vincent W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit the theatre 2/3 times a year , the Byre is always comfortable, clean and welcoming . So far the shows have all been good fun and value for money.

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Thank Vincent W
StephenSinclair, General Manager at Byre Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you, for the great review and glad that you are enjoying our programme throughout the year. We look forward to welcoming you to our great new up and coming season. More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the for the panto 'Aladdin' this was our second year of taking our 6 year old granddaughter she had a hoot as did we...... The production was very professional, funny and entertaining 'Widow Twanky' a stand out performance We also had a Xmas meal which was lovely, good food and service even the crackers were quality The theatre... More 

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Thank Macasy
StephenSinclair, General Manager at Byre Theatre, responded to this review

Hi, Delighted you had a fantastic time at the theatre and restaurant. Thank you for the great review, we look forward to welcoming you again though out 2017. More 

The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

We were walking the streets after seeing St. Andrews Cathedral and found this gem! We were very lucky to see Worbey and Farrell at the Piano!! We just loved them, if you can find them you must see them, the talent was incredible! We booked tickets that afternoon. They also have a restaurant and a bar as well. They have... More 

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StephenSinclair, General Manager at Byre Theatre, responded to this review

Yes, we agree, great show and it was a pleasure to welcome you. Its been a great season finishing off with a great Christmas Pantomime and lots more to come throughout 2017. More 

The Villages, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

On a 2 week drive tour of Scotland and Ireland, we spent 2 nights in St. Andrews and one night, we attended a show at the Byre Theater. Lovely theater, reasonable prices and the show was a blast - a comedy/music show with 2 men playing 4 hands on 1 grand piano. Excellent atmosphere - definitely a hidden gem in... More 

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Thank Mark0313
StephenSinclair, General Manager at Byre Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you,It was a pleasure to welcome you. Its been a great season. Hope you had a great trip and look forward to welcoming you again in the near future. More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Popped in for a great lunch time concert with harp, violin and pipes, while on our short visit to St. Andrews. Welcoming and attractive theatre.

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StephenSinclair, General Manager at Byre Theatre, responded to this review

Pleasure to welcome you , thank you for the great feedback More 

Stirling, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Delightful theatre let down badly by its restaurant. Very restricted pre theatre menu which was disappointing in itself but when the two courses we ordered were found to be unavailable we ended up with a plate of not very nice pate followed by a portion of chips then to be told that our dessert had run out too. The chips... More 

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Thank Catacol
StephenSinclair, General Manager at Byre Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. Always good to know where we may have let our costumers down to allow us to remedy. We have made a lot of changes to our restaurant and bars in recent times and apologies that we did not reach the required standard on this rare occasion while doing a menu change over, I have feedback... More 

Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

It's a few years since I last visited The Byre. This time I travelled from Dundee to see a most enjoyable Iranian film, "The Wind Will Carry Us", presented by the University Film and Anthropology societies. I entered the theatre via the close and spooky lane, to be confronted by several ladies knitting feverishly. Had it been a French film,... More 

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Thank Jimmy S
StephenSinclair, General Manager at Byre Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. Its a great space for film, glad you enjoyed the facilities and film . Looking forward to welcoming you in the near future to our 2017 season. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We went with our kids to the Panto , what a great wee cosy theatre . The Audience and stage are really close together ,so everybody gets a great view .

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

We'd seen Barbara Dickson and Rab Noakes in Pitlochry so we thought we'd like to see them in the Byre in the Botanic Gardens. The Byre deserve huge praise for this. The venue is beautiful, the stewarding exceptionally good, the seating brilliant and the acoustics great. There was a great choice of drinks and food and the toilets were more... More 

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Thank Gary H
StephenSinclair, General Manager at Byre Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for this great review, we were all very excited to bring Byre in the Botanics to life with our friends at the Botanic Gardens. We look forward to welcoming you to future events in the theatre and garden. More 

St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

Going to the theatre here is one thing you can enjoy on the premises, and the theatre here has a fine acoustic. More often than not, what I use it for is taking my time to think in extremely amenable surroundings: a coffee downstairs, a seat upstairs to look out at the garden and enjoy the light on a good... More 

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StephenSinclair, General Manager at Byre Theatre, responded to this review

We agree, its a great space to relax in. Thank you for the great review and glad you enjoyed the spaces and the restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you in the near future. More 

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