We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

West Yorkshire Playhouse

Playhouse Square | Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7UP, England
+44 113 213 7700
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Excellent play

We saw The Master Builder, excellent play, well performed. The playhouse is a nice venue. We ate... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sarah M
,
Worksop, United Kingdom
Unfriendly

I went to the restaurant for food and it was too expensive for teenagers and young adults. So as a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Caitlin M
via mobile
Read all 311 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
Playhouse Square | Quarry Hill, Leeds LS2 7UP, England
Quarry Hill
CONTACT
Website
+44 113 213 7700
Write a Review
Reviews (311)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 309 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw The Master Builder, excellent play, well performed. The playhouse is a nice venue. We ate there, the meal was expensive for what it was and the restaurant was more like a cantee, the service was slow and disorganised although friendly enough. In short,...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the restaurant for food and it was too expensive for teenagers and young adults. So as a compromise we went to the coffee shop. The staff member behind it was rude and sour faced. She spoke in a harsh tone and when...More

Thank Caitlin M
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Went to see excellent play The Master Builder. Only down side was very noisy play on in adjacent theatre which we could hear. Also where we were sitting we could hear talking from the control room.

Thank desfac
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Did the backstage tour at west Yorkshire playhouse and can recommend it. Interesting, informative and friendly, a great way to see behind the scenes

Thank Frannafroo
Reviewed 7 October 2017

An adaptation of the classic Ibsen. The standard play is heavy going, difficult to understand and follow, but this adaptation is gripping stuff and well worth the admission. There were excellent performances by all the cast, credible portrayals of characters trying to come to terms...More

Thank Colin T
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I have read the book and seen the film and enjoyed them but the play was even better. A simple set but so effective and the atmosphere that was created was amazing.

Thank Gerry A
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I know this play has now ended at the West Yorkshire Playhouse but is still on tour. I thought the acting was astonishingly good especially given the vast array of emotions the actors had to portray - from happiness to guilt to fear, often in...More

Thank AlisonGarr
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely stunning performance! If you can go and see it I would suggest you do! Very moving! The theatre itself feels a bit like a university lecture theatre and the chairs are very small and uncomfortable, so keep in mind if you struggle with this,...More

Thank Spansishwef
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Good performance, but a little disappointed with the set, why not make use of the full stage, or bring the set forward?? Enjoyable, and good that audience participation is brought in for the last 20 mins to recapture the kids attention!!

Thank BatleySrilanka
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I bought tickets very last minute yesterday for my 4 n half year old and I for today to see a production of The Gruffalo. I am a visually impaired solo parent n often get anxious when travelling to unfamiliar environments as a result, but...More

Thank Lea H
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Estabulo Rodizio Bar & Grill
602 reviews
.16 km away
Kendells Bistro
1,799 reviews
.15 km away
Cau Leeds
233 reviews
.25 km away
Ipsum Vinoteca
208 reviews
.14 km away
Nearby Attractions
Nuad Thai Boran Spa
5 reviews
.24 km away
Leeds Kirkgate Market
316 reviews
.35 km away
Leeds Minster
77 reviews
.31 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
jaynewhitby
10 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Spansishwef | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'd sit in one of the upper sections towards the centres.
1
Vote
SueCasper
16 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from pipantoncich85 | Reviewed this property |
It's mainly a lunch time that I have visited. They have a large salad bar, with 5 items for a set price, usually about £6. They also have a specials board. Things like Goulash and fish pie, with vegetables and potatoes for... More
0
Votes
watchy
9 June 2016|
Answer
Response from Snuggle1950 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Pat, All the seats are very good and spacious, I don't you will have a problem whichever seat you choose. Although they usually do say never to choose the first row or two as you crick your next to look at the stage, but... More
1
Vote