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Very comfortable theatre

Was impressed by the Storyhouse in Chester, a new theatre which is laid out in a traditional way... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Northallerton, United Kingdom
What an asset to Chester

I've fallen in love with going to the library again because of Storyhouse. What a gorgeous... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
kerry a
Chester, United Kingdom
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Storyhouse is Chester's brand new theatre, cinema, library, restaurant and bar. A renovation of an Art Deco 1930s Odeon, the building houses two theatres, with a home-produced summer season and an autumn touring season encompassing comedy, drama...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Storyhouse Hunter Street, Chester CH1 2AR, England
+44 1244 409113
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I've fallen in love with going to the library again because of Storyhouse. What a gorgeous atmosphere.

Thank kerry a
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the ‘Wolf Hall’ production on Sunday afternoon. Brilliant. The original musicians played the soundtrack from the BBC production interspersed by excerpts from the novel read by Anton Lesser. Lots more to enjoy. Look up Chester Literary Festival and go and enjoy something.

Thank Christine16o
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time after mega refit,I must say how impressed I was at what has been done,and good to see it kept in the some areas the Art Deco theme Went to the theatre to see Dave spikey,excellent seats,excellent view,half time drinks in the bar area...More

Thank Y3349NHkevinp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a mish mash of a place,after pushing my way through a school party to the ticket machine only to find it was complicated,i noticed that if i asked at the cafe someone would help me,i waited for someone to serve me only to be...More

1  Thank deej3008
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only stopped by for a look and was amazed at the range of facilities and friendly laid back atmosphere. Will definitely go back. Facilities include a theatre, a cinema, a restaurant , children's area, internet access and an amazing library with the longest opening hours...More

1  Thank bazzabass2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit tonight. Last week for the House of Dance Show and tonight the cinema. Excellent again. Great cinema . Loads of leg room . Comfy seats. Reasonable prices. Look forward to our next visit 👍🏼

Thank pwd999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

OK. This space is challenging, get this there is no ticket office. So you can purchase from the bar, a ticket for a film or there is a self access ticket machine. I went to see a film. I put aside half an hour to...More

2  Thank Apicius71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is so relaxing you can read have a brew or a beer, even entertainment on some nights, right in the heart of Chester, everyone welcome.

Thank brian6leighton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was impressed by the Storyhouse in Chester, a new theatre which is laid out in a traditional way over three levels. The comfortable seating and good sight lines made for an enjoyable visit to see The Horne Section. Bar prices are extremely high, but there...More

Thank allertonlad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with a friend to watch a film. First time visiting for both of us and we weren't overly impressed. Screen size is quite small and only snacks available were from a vending machine with little choice at high prices. Good point were seats...More

1  Thank Lyndsay P
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25 September 2018|
Response from T3441ZNpamelas | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we were in H row, which was just perfect.2 ladies did move from the front row, during the interval,as they said, it was too close & they craned their neck to see properly, luckily for them, there was some empty seats in... More
12 September 2018|
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Response from UKDiver2007 | Reviewed this property |
The theatre is new, built as part of the update a few years ago. I’ve been a couple times, and I am reasonably sure that it is to modern standards, and with a reasonable legroom. I don’t have long legs though so legroom is... More
Mertyl M
14 March 2018|
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Response from Carol S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the Crown Plaza hotel is the nearest but there is local pubs in the area where you can stay also, hope this helps