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Wilton's Music Hall

Closed Now: 17:00 - 23:00
Open today: 17:00 - 23:00
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Very nice discovery

Amazing venue and a good selection of shows for theatre lovers. The food and the bar (with a good... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Angelo T
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Gem of a venue . Character, shabby chic . Innovative production of 12th Night

A production of Shakespears Twelfth Night {ingeniously set in a 1920's Jazz club} brought me to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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Wilton's is the world's oldest surviving Grand Music Hall. After years of dereliction it is now open as a full time theatre, bar and historic landmark. This stunning and atmospheric building puts on a range of ticketed events including theatre...more
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1 Graces Alley, London E1 8JB, England
+44 20 7702 2789
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing venue and a good selection of shows for theatre lovers. The food and the bar (with a good selection of gin) worth a try as well. I’ll definitely be back!

Thank Angelo T
Reviewed 3 days ago

A production of Shakespears Twelfth Night {ingeniously set in a 1920's Jazz club} brought me to Wilton's Music Hall and I have to highly recommend both the venue and the production. Wilton's is full of character, uneven stone floors, wonderful shabby chic decor, smiley lovely...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Reached by a wonderful route along the northern walkway of the Thames past the inspiring Tower of London then down Royal Mile road into Wapping where tucked away down an alley is this absolute gem, wonderful ambience, in need of restoration but thankfully saved from...More

Thank dunstanrichard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow - what a gem!!! Tucked down an alley in the East End of London, this is stepping back in time to the wonders of Music Hall architecture and atmosphere. Drinks in the Mahogany Bar, a delight is a show - stepping back into the...More

Thank JStJH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For anyone who delights in historic theatres this is a gem: a genuine 19th century music hall theatre, saved from dereliction and demolition. We saw the ENO’s Paul Bunyan and marvelled at the acoustic. There’s a nice bar, food and drink. Read the history, see...More

Thank drjohncasson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After years of trying to find this place I was thrilled when I discovered it was relatively easy to get to. Slightly off the beaten track and tucked away on a side street, signs direct you for some of the way. Once arriving its breath...More

Thank Beatrice-TA
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After many years I eventually got here and for a performance of 'The Daughter of the Regiment'. Fascinating old restored venue and a great operatic performance. MUCH better voices etc than I thought to find. Off there again ASAP. Thanks guys for a great evening....More

Thank asquill
Reviewed 28 July 2018

This is the best theatre, music hall in the world !! We love it, it is a place that is well hidden, but a place you will fall in love with. We came down from Aberdeen for a few days We spend 2 evening at...More

Thank spursman9999
Reviewed 13 July 2018

I have been here several times to see a show, but on most recent visit I decided to take a look at the bar menu (pizzas, fries etc). There was no mention of gluten free options, however, when I asked the staff were knowledgable and...More

Thank Phil v
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Yes, this is the worlds oldest operating music hall and its FANTASTIC. Finding it may be a bit tricky but once you're there, step through the doors and back in time 150 years. There is a bar and food available. Its really the quirkiest place...More

Thank John D
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26 July 2018|
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Response from samanthamcdonough | Reviewed this property |
Not as far as I know but the ceilings are high and the floors are flagstones - If I was going in this weather I would probably wear lose clothing and slip my flipflops off and have my bare feet on the stones. I'm pretty sure... More
4 April 2018|
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Response from bsandrs | Reviewed this property |
When we were there, we enjoyed an exhibition in a side room and the foyer area. We were unable to view the performance area as a rehearsal was taking place, but the staff member on the day said that, if there had been no... More
27 July 2017|
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Response from hchambs | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, check the parking restrictions for the postcode on the local councils website ?