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The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse

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Quaint English Pub in downtown Atlanta

A fantastic Christmas gift from our son to us, we were thrilled with the entire experience! We were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kennesaw, Georgia
A Dickens of an Afternoon

A person in our mostly senior adult group from church asked if any had been to The Shakespeare... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Norcross, Georgia
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The home of the Atlanta Shakespeare Company, the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse on Peachtree Street has an enchanting history and a prime location in downtown Atlanta. We are a professional theatre with food and drinks available before each...more
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499 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308-3102
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic Christmas gift from our son to us, we were thrilled with the entire experience! We were greeted and welcomed by fun theatre people. Seated at a table for 4 on the floor within feet of the stage, made quite an impression. Next, we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A person in our mostly senior adult group from church asked if any had been to The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse. It was suggested that they do an interesting presentation of "A Christmas Carol. Nine of us attended a Saturday afternoon matinee arriving in time for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bharrier
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the show and the simple dinner. Nice to do once in awhile.we were 8 ladies enjoying a Shakespearean play and found it well done. We will return.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 187suzannev
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

I love the Shakespeare Tavern! My family visits several times a year, and we always go away happy. The actors are incredibly talented. The intimate theater is a rare and warm venue. This is a great place for a date, evening with friends, and even...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Leigh-Ann H
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

The Canterbury Tales by the Atlanta Shakespeare Company tonight was far from my first time at the Tavern and far from my last. I wasn't sure if I was in for a traditional evening of theater or one of the flashes of brilliant comedy this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Excellent presentations in an intimate setting as close to the original as possible by these purist lovers of the Bard, who have performed the canon. Easy casual atmosphere. Come early for the good food avail. Easy parking across the street.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dianne h
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The building: an English style pub interior, but with a balcony and a stage on one side of the room. Wood, plaster, crests, and portraits of Elizabeth I and Shakespeare himself The seating: first come first serve within your sections, so get there early or...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Beth S
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I was with a large group of folks who came to eat and laugh, and we did both abundantly! The food was amazingly good. I got the Shepherd's Pie, which was fabulous, and everyone that I spoke with, no matter what they ordered, totally enjoyed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BrooksnMonica
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent venue, Great show and performance, great price. However, the food was lacking. A snack may have ok, drinks were well price, but the dinner was subpar. Eat before you go! Go for the show, it was awesome!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank TammyB2563
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We were lucky enough to be in Atlanta on the pre-opening night of this show. The ticketing went smoothly online and processed at will call. The setup is a bit unique and bizarre in that if you want food or drink, you stand in line...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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dianne h
13 May 2018|
Response from 498aron | Reviewed this property |
I have been attending plays at he Shakespeare Tavern for about 5 years. I park in the garage across the street at Emory Hospital. Honestly I have always just paid the 5 dollars. As I go frequently I'll find out next time I... More
Sherri P
4 February 2017|
Response from Jeanette M | Property representative |
We do not offer a car service. We would recommend Uber, Lyft or a Taxi.
9 April 2015|
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Response from joegaboy | Reviewed this property |
I agree that it depends on the play and the maturity level of the 11 y/o child.