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The Mill at Sonning Theatre

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Lovely atmosphere, friendly staff, great acting and food...a bit more choice for vegetarians would be welcome

Been coming here for years and the only thing i would suggest is more choice for vegetarians more... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
pk1000
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London, United Kingdom
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Gaslight

Took a 27 year old grandson and a 17 year old grandaughter to see this. We really were not sure if... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Merle F
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Waltham Abbey
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Set on the banks of the River Thames, The Mill at Sonning Theatre promises a unique experience where your visit includes a two-course meal and a show in a beautiful converted water mill. Start your visit with a drink (or two...) in the Waterwheel...more
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Sonning Eye | Reading, Sonning on Thames RG4 6TY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Been coming here for years and the only thing i would suggest is more choice for vegetarians more substantial ingredients like a poor or quiche maybe. Shows are great, manager lovely, acting amazing. We always have a great time!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank pk1000
TheMillAtSonning, Public Relations Manager at The Mill at Sonning Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi pk1000, Thank you for sharing these comments with us, we will pass them on to management. Glad you enjoy your visits and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Vanessa

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a 27 year old grandson and a 17 year old grandaughter to see this. We really were not sure if they'd enjoy it! We all thoroughly enjoyed it, grandson said he'd come again and grandaughter when asked didn't respond with the usual 'yes' but...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Merle F
TheMillAtSonning, Public Relations Manager at The Mill at Sonning Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Merle F, We are so pleased you and your family enjoyed Gaslight. We will have to let Charlotte know she has a new fan!! We hope to see you all back at the theatre soon. Vanessa

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved our visit, lovely traditional food, hot and tasty. Great romantic all round experience. Loved the water mill inside the bar. Unique

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank pipj2016
TheMillAtSonning, Public Relations Manager at The Mill at Sonning Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! Hope to see you again soon. Vanessa

Reviewed March 19, 2019

OK, so this is obviously an old [18th century] mill, in a continual process of mainly discrete renovation, with a [unique] offering of a dinner and theatre at a passable price. We have always had good quality hot and fresh meals here, eaten amidst an...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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TheMillAtSonning, Public Relations Manager at The Mill at Sonning Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi 995rossb, Thank you for taking the time to share your lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your evening with us! We hope to welcome you back again soon. Vanessa

Reviewed February 23, 2019

This is an interesting old place and it is a different experience. I hope this place exists for a long time to come. We saw the Guys and Dolls show which was enjoyable. Given the small performance place I think they provide an excellent show....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jules1997
TheMillAtSonning, Public Relations Manager at The Mill at Sonning Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2019

Dear Jules1997, We are really sorry to hear that you were so disappointed with your food. We are working hard to upgrade our dining experience and have had many lovely comments about the food recently, so it is very disappointing to hear these comments. We...More

Reviewed February 22, 2019

Called here for drinks after a walk along the Thames river, it seemed a very popular bar serving decent food. It was quite busy for a Thursday lunchtime, so obviously popular with the locals.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Myra B
TheMillAtSonning, Public Relations Manager at The Mill at Sonning Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2019

Thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed February 20, 2019 via mobile

Sonning Mill offers a pretty unique and traditional dinner theatre experience and cost wise is very reasonable if you consider eating and seeing a show in London. The food is fairly traditional British style but filling with great waiter service. The best part was the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mikemery
TheMillAtSonning, Public Relations Manager at The Mill at Sonning Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2019

Hi mikemery, Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed your Valentine's evening with us. We hope you will return again this year for our next musical, which will be brought to you by the same Guys & Dolls creative team. Kind...More

Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

This theatre is so cute. You can see the water mill going round at the bar - well priced and great food both at the bar and for dinner. The theatre space is good and has the potential to be a very exciting theatre venue-...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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TheMillAtSonning, Public Relations Manager at The Mill at Sonning Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

Dear ggarciamex, Thank you for this lovely review. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Vanessa

Reviewed February 15, 2019

An excellent evening with friends that my husband was ill and unable to attend was unfortunate but did not detract from the evening. The food was reasonable and the play excellent. The evening was completed by the cast joining us in the bar etc and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jennieac
TheMillAtSonning, Public Relations Manager at The Mill at Sonning Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

Hi Jennieac, Thank you for your review of our New Year's Eve celebrations. We're very pleased to hear you enjoyed the evening. Kind regards, Vanessa

Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I have been to see a few plays at The Mill over the last couple of years and never been disappointed but after our recent visit to watch Guys & Dolls I had to write a review as I thoroughly enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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TheMillAtSonning, Public Relations Manager at The Mill at Sonning Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

Dear Oxfordsunseeker, Thank you for your fabulous five star review! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the show - and that even your husband enjoyed it too! We hope he will come back for our next musical for more toe-tapping!! Thank you very much...More

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John T
October 6, 2018|
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Response from EHWoodgate | Reviewed this property |
West End Meets Broadway
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May 12, 2018|
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Response from TheMillAtSonning | Property representative |
Please call the Box Office for this. Our number is (0118) 969 8000.
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Response from TheMillAtSonning | Property representative |
We have a staffed cloak room. This is located in our Box Office. Please just ask a member of staff when you arrive.
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