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Great night watching stephen lynch in the Olympia theatre. Loved all the photos on the wall and the... read more

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Meghan Annalise N
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Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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Some Seats Are Actually Comfortable! 😉

I have been avoiding the Olympia for years after a poor experience in the Dress Circle where I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fingateable
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Much loved old theatre, highly respected by locals and visitors alike. Always busy, showing a variety of plays, musicals, pantomime, comedy as well as numerous gigs by Irish and International rock and pop artists.
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72 Dame Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
South City Centre
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Great night watching stephen lynch in the Olympia theatre. Loved all the photos on the wall and the layout of the theatre. Really historic looking and a lovely intimate venue! The bar was pretty cool too!! Lovely staff who were very friendly and approachable. I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been avoiding the Olympia for years after a poor experience in the Dress Circle where I discovered the seating was so tight even a four foot nothing, scrawny individual couldn’t get comfortable. (Disclaimer: I am somewhat taller and larger than that). It turns...More

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Laura M, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Glad to hear you had a good time and were comfortable. Our custom built seats were installed in the Stalls level at the end of April 2016, and we have had nothing but positive feedback since then. The seats are the same design as those...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The wonderful Sarah Millican was on top form last night in the Olympia Theatre, Dublin. However, where this theatre is concerned, it's a case of buyer beware. We booked 4 seats in the upper circle, row 6, seats 6,7,8 & 9. When we arrived at...More

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Laura M, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, many thanks again for your feedback. We received your email and have responded accordingly. I am sorry to hear that were disappointed with your seats. This upper tier is an unreserved area in the Olympia Theatre – which is outlined on the booking...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw Europe here , sat in circle, seats uncomfortable and no leg room, i'm 6'2", knees were touching the seat in front all night, that said its a great size venue to see a band,very hot too, no a/c

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The venue itself was absolutely beautiful, stunning decoration and well maintained. But seriously, this place is in DESPERATE need of some sort of ventilation or air conditioning. Sat in the upper circle recently and people were getting up in the middle of the gig as...More

Thank Ciara M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the look of this theatre and its really good for an intimate gig. However, avoid the upper circle at all costs. Attended a gig recently and either the aircon was broken or did not exist. It was so hot it was unbearable. People were...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We went to see Copper Face Jacks the musical. It’s very good. Funny. Doesn’t take itself too seriously. Great use of stereotypes to represent inter county GAA rivalry as racial discrimination. Also a nod to city via country stereotypes. Plus an insight into the woes...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

The owner is a rude men that doesn’t want to help, I called many times and he just keep saying he couldn’t do anything because it’s my fault booking to a day I couldn’t goMore

Thank Emanuelly M
Laura M, Front Office Manager at Olympia Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Unfortunately as there are no refunds or exchanges on Ticketmaster tickets, it is not possible for the theatre to authorise a refund, exchange or to sell on. Ticketmaster handle all our tickets and this is their procedure. Sorry about that! Perhaps if you...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018

I was at the theatre in July,I called a drink for the interval, 2 vodkas on my receipt it showed 2 vodkas, what I got was vodka in one glass said to bar person ( older lady) I ordered 2 vodkas her reply no u...More

1  Thank maryJ4532GF
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Attended another great panto in January, Again front row seats so my husband was 'selected' to dance. We'll never learn!! This time Rory Cowan was brilliant in the lead role and again music & dancing all amazing. Feel this being a regular occurance!

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Great intimate concert venue. Would definitely recommend standing to the front of bar entrances where there is barrier/shelf so no problem with idiot's trying to barge past you. The bars here are also excellent with plenty... More
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