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Storyhouse

Storyhouse Hunter Street, Chester CH1 2AR, England
+44 1244 409113
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Lovely venue

Visited the Storyhouse to see A Little Night Music. Really enjoyed the show and impressed by the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sue H
A Little Night Music

We have been to the Storyhouse a few times now - Blood Brothers, The Secret Seven, Cilla and now a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Janet H
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Ellesmere Port, 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, music and dance. Latest releases and independent film can be found in the cinema, whilst an upstairs bar has panoramic views of Chester.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“library area” (8 reviews)
“odeon cinema” (8 reviews)
“story house” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Storyhouse Hunter Street, Chester CH1 2AR, England
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+44 1244 409113
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited the Storyhouse to see A Little Night Music. Really enjoyed the show and impressed by the facilities. Lovely comfortable theatre and very welcoming staff. Would strongly recommend a visit.

Thank Sue H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to the Storyhouse a few times now - Blood Brothers, The Secret Seven, Cilla and now a Little Night Music with Swallows and Amazons and the Crucible to come later this summer. There is a very varied programme of productions and we...More

Thank Janet H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting Chester for the first time on business, we arranged to meet at The Storyhouse for a meeting and lunch. My first impression was how much the venue had to offer. The library/cafe was buzzing with visitors. I absolutely lived the venue. It was very...More

Thank deborah.w
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent, shame about a small mix-up with the seating, but resolved. Brilliant addition / development to Chester town culture, wonderful place to spend some time just having a coffee and a read (in the library).

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We had eaten at The Kitchen at the Storyhouse in the past and the food had been excellent. We waited a long time for our drinks which we were not allowed to order at the bar although other people were doing so. The menu has...More

Thank Vanessa B
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Called in to storyhouse with a friend for a drink. You can only buy tea by the cup not a pot, was asked did I want to buy 2 cups! The tea was not particularly flavoursome. Staff were friendly but the regular latte was more...More

Thank Sarah_in_chester
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

The first night of Stephen Sondheim's 'A Little Night Music' last night at Storyhouse was superb !! Fantastic !! A slick, sharp and professional production worthy of London's West End or New York's Broadway. SO enjoyable and the small live orchestra were brilliant. Alleluia for...More

Thank OZZY L
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

A lovely theatre, cinema and library housed in one building. A bar and cafe. Reasonably priced. Well lit and spacious.

Thank LeeRP
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Popped in for a quick coffee while we were supporting runners on the half marathon today. We had to wait 20 mins for our order and it was only for a couple of coffees. Coffee was served, eventually, very hot, bitter tasting though, one saucer...More

Thank Strathpeffer123
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

The story house has been a long time coming but it has been worth the wait. I have been multiple times since opening, for food, a drink, a lecture, a play, a musical and a school trip and every time it has been outstanding. from...More

Thank Emily H
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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
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5 March 2018|
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Yes directly outside
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25 July 2017|
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Response from Debsipenn | Reviewed this property |
Try Oddfellows really nice rooms and food is very good. When we stayed there we were given a token to park in the NCP car park nearby.
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