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The National Concert Hall

Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin D02 N527, Ireland
+353 1 417 0077
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James Last Concert

My wife and I went here to the above concert,it was our first time in the concert hall. The NCH is... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
gerryoct2015
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Tipperary, Ireland
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Attended the recent performance of the RTE National Symphony Orchestra on Friday 5 January 2018... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2018
jonnyd73
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Ireland's National Concert Hall is regarded by performing artists as one of the finest concert halls in Europe. At the heart of Dublin's city centre it boasts a thrilling programme of the world's greatest performers and Ireland's finest musicians. With weekly performances by our resident orchestra, the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestras as well as a range of performances and activities covering classical, opera, traditional, jazz, musicals, popular music and education and community outreach, The National Concert Hall is a thriving venue catering for all musical tastes, ranging from the New York Philharmonic to the Chieftains, Cecilia Bartoli to Joan Baez, Lang Lang to Jools Holland and Yo-Yo Ma to Peking Opera, and many more. Our vision for The National Concert Hall is that of a world-leading auditorium and centre of excellence for the performing arts in Ireland. The Hall, on Earlsfort Terrace, is a building worth experiencing on its own merits alone, to say nothing of the exciting performances within it.
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

My wife and I went here to the above concert,it was our first time in the concert hall. The NCH is worth a visit for shows etc. The layout is very good and there was plenty of staff on who were friendly and helpful. We...More

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NationalConcertHall, Online Marketing Executive at The National Concert Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hi gerryoct2015, many thanks for taking the time to post your review here and we are delighted you enjoyed your first visit to the NCH. We look forward to welcoming you again. Best wishes, Joanne

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Attended the recent performance of the RTE National Symphony Orchestra on Friday 5 January 2018. Have staying in the Conrad opposite the NCH on several occasions, but never made a visit. Very pleased that we did. The performance was excellent, really enjoyed the music of...More

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NationalConcertHall, Online Marketing Executive at The National Concert Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Hi jonnyd73, many thanks for taking to time to post your review here and delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best wishes, Joanne

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Work locally and have had lunch here with colleagues at least once a week for the past 6 months. Never again after a visit on 5 January where the express lunch special of a cup of vegetable soup and "Chicken on cajan slaw" with a...More

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NationalConcertHall, Online Marketing Executive at The National Concert Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Hi Norastor, thanks for taking the time to post your review and I'm sorry to hear of your disappointment with the restaurant. I have passed your comments on to our catering company. Hopefully, we will be able to welcome you back again in the future....More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

The rich feast you will get in the NCH is that of fine music as the Terrace Restaurant is decididly cuisine d'airport.

Thank Piegut
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NationalConcertHall, Online Marketing Executive at The National Concert Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Hi Piegut, thanks for taking the time to post your review and I'm sorry to hear of your disappointment with the food in the restaurant. I have passed your comments on to our catering company. Best wishes, Joanne

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Had an opportunity to attended Vladimir's Viennese Christmas concert recently at The National Concert Hall, fully booked out hall was packed but you would never know or feel it because of the sense of space and wonderful acoustics. A customer service attendant noticed my father...More

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NationalConcertHall, Online Marketing Executive at The National Concert Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Hi MaireAnne2016, many thanks for taking the time to post your review here. I am delighted to hear you had an enjoyable experience here with us and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best wishes, Joanne

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous! In the last 3 weeks we have been to the gaiety panto and the sound of music. Annie has knocked their socks off. My girls are 8 and 9 and absolutely LOVED every minute.

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

This is a great venue for music. Given the lack of halls of this size in Dublin, on this occasion it was used for a panel discussion with various experts in their fields on scientific topics. As it with this type of venue do buy...More

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NationalConcertHall, Online Marketing Executive at The National Concert Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Hi DublinWelcomesAll, thanks for taking the time to post your review here. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to us last Sunday. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best wishes, Joanne

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We love attending the concert hall no matter what the occasion.. staff and service always top class. Well worth a visit. I have never tried the restaurant must do some day...

Thank Jacqueline R
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

we were staying literally across the street at the Conrad to we heard there was going to be a performance by the Chamber Choir of Ireland, directed by Paul Hiller. So we got tickets and it was neat to experience the richness of the voices...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

The National Concert Hall, had a fine restaurant. I do not know what they did to it. I was disappointed from the start. 3 months before, My friend and I, had a grand lunch under the Umbrellas, outside.. Now, sitting there, on the day TV3,...More

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PatCohans
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Response from P3902RQwilliamp | Reviewed this property |
There is limited street parking. we were staying across the street at the Conrad so we parked there, and that might be an option, also it seemed like they had valet or underground parking for the venue itself. I recommend... More
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You look down on the stage we liked the seats because I don't have great eyesight so it suited and they were very comfortable We arrived half an hour before and had a drink prior to performance Enjoy great venue!and free... More
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Response from Mary H | Reviewed this property |
The middle rows of the parterre are usually good particularly as there is no lift to the upper level for disabled or people with mobility issues, (there are some wheelchair spaces towards the back of the parterre... More
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