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Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts

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Seats better than many

Visited the show and found the auditorium good with seats comfortable than most theatres previously... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Ascot, United Kingdom
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What a Great venue for concerts and plays

Recently revisited here after a long gap and was pleasantly surprised by the ambience, helpful... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Jan C
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21 Kingland Road, Poole BH15 1UG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Needing to eat before a performance and after queueing for a long time we were dismayed to find very few options available for hot food. Apparently the roasted vegetable item (think a panini) we had selected was only available at lunchtimes. Unfortunately we were not...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent evenings entertainment , highly recommend these annual shows love the lighthearted humour and enthusiastic performance thanks to all in involved Programmes only £2

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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Visited the show and found the auditorium good with seats comfortable than most theatres previously attended, View was good with the seats on a good raking angle. There seem to be a lot of stairs which can delay access for some, and we did not...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2018

We parked in the car park just past the bus station but I think it may be better to park near the Dolphin Leisure Centre as it was quite a walk through the shopping centre & bus station to the Lighthouse. The restaurant on the...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Recently revisited here after a long gap and was pleasantly surprised by the ambience, helpful staff, good acoustics, comfortable seating and ease of local parking. Attended both a concert and a play. At the concert we had booked late and had tickets in the circle....More

Thank Jan C
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

With over half an hour to go before our matinee we decided to have jacket potatoes only to be bluntly told there would be no hot food for at least 25 minutes. I was surprised but asked what the soup of the day was. The...More

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LighthousePoole, General Manager at Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit to The Beacon. We are sorry that you did not enjoy your visit with us. On this occasion, The Beacon had just experienced a very busy lunch service, selling out on most products and the waiting...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

enjoyed a wet evening out on and below the waves at the lighthouse. well organised, great facilities. only niggle was the directions for parking on the website, a bit tricky for strangers to Poole.

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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Attended a concert 14/09/18. Arrived with half hour to spare. Bar was full waited 25 min to get served and paid for interval drinks also. Rushed our drinks down went to our seats getting soaked as there was a water leak near stair case to...More

1  Thank l j
LighthousePoole, General Manager at Lighthouse, Poole's Centre For The Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thank you for your feedback. Our General Manager has responded to you direct by email

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

One of the best concert venues I have been too in the uk. Comfortable seats, and great view of stage, ventilation was spot on for a sell out concert but I felt there were performance issues

1  Thank centre-of-the-line
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Great concert in a good venue. Seemed like unorganised chaos when we first entered as full of people for different events. However, once in the concert hall it was great, comfy seats with a great view of the stage. Will hopefully return sometime.

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Patrick W
9 November 2018|
Response from stjean11 | Reviewed this property |
We go here quite a lot and never had to reserve a table as there is always enough space
25 November 2017|
Response from poolehornet | Reviewed this property |
Hi No my wife and I found the seats very comfy with good legroom Very smart now after updating
Tracy S
21 February 2017|
Response from Sjc997 | Reviewed this property |
It’s a very casual cafe canteen type menu. I would eat in Poole Old town before attending.