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The Mill at Sonning Theatre

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Well worth a visit for a show and meal

I have now visited this charming location on the side of the Thames three times for a show and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Robert M
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Ten Times Table

Beautiful setting,delicious food, excellent waiter, brilliantly acted and hilarious play. Nothing... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
KjoLjt
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London, United Kingdom
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Set on the banks of the River Thames, The Mill at Sonning Theatre promises a unique experience where your visit includes a two-course meal and a show in a beautiful converted water mill. Start your visit with a drink (or two...) in the Waterwheel...more
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Sonning Eye | Reading, Sonning-on-Thames RG4 6TY, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I have now visited this charming location on the side of the Thames three times for a show and meal. The shows are in an intimate theatre where the front row could almost touch the actors. The meal is basic but wholesome and very tasty...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful setting,delicious food, excellent waiter, brilliantly acted and hilarious play. Nothing could have been better!

Thank KjoLjt
TheMillAtSonning, Public Relations Manager at The Mill at Sonning Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your lovely comments! So pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Vanessa

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic show, really was non stop laughing! Beautiful little theatre and bar. Sadly I have to say I felt the food and waiting staff were well below par. The main meal although was tasty it looked liked it had been sat there for...More

Thank LL156
TheMillAtSonning, Public Relations Manager at The Mill at Sonning Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear LL156, Thanks for taking your time to share these comments. It's great to hear that you enjoyed the play Ten Times Table. I am sorry that the rest of your experience was so disappointing. We receive many compliments from customers on our service and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely meal with friends and the show was great fun. Lovely atmosphere with drinks on the deck before the show, will defo be back

Thank Jess G
TheMillAtSonning, Public Relations Manager at The Mill at Sonning Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Jess G, Thank you so much for sharing this lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Vanessa

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our daughter treated my wife and me to a visit to the Mill at Sonning to enjoy the musical show "West End Meets Broadway" on Sunday 09 September in celebration of our Diamond wedding anniversary. The food was good, the show we felt sure was...More

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TheMillAtSonning, Public Relations Manager at The Mill at Sonning Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear OldSpeckledHen, Thank you for taking your time to write this review. I am really sorry to hear that you feel your evening was spoiled - especially on such a special occasion as your Diamond wedding anniversary. The pianist in this performance was Toby Cruse...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location, very interesting and historic building, great menu and great play. Our group of eight enjoyed the evening immensely.

Thank luvsark
TheMillAtSonning, Public Relations Manager at The Mill at Sonning Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for writing this review! we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been attending for many years, virtually every production. Plays generally well produced and performed, quite diverse in content which is good. Ten Times Table really good first half, slightly weaker second, well acted throughout. Food offering mixed views. Clearly there is a new chef...More

Thank menors
TheMillAtSonning, Public Relations Manager at The Mill at Sonning Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for writing us this review, we will take your thoughts on bored about the food. Hopefully we will see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been many times and all the shows are well acted with good characterization.The buffet style food has under gone some changes with the chefs being more involved , improvement of flavours and larger choice of salads.There is always is a warm welcome without...More

Thank BAandrews
TheMillAtSonning, Public Relations Manager at The Mill at Sonning Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for spending the time to write a review, we're so glad to hear you had a good time! Hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very enjoyable lunch and afternoon play, 12x table. Had a pre lunch drink sitting outside in the sun with a view of the river cutting to the mill. Lunch was very good, plentiful and tasty, table serve for drinks, desert and coffee was efficient...More

Thank Bob P
TheMillAtSonning, Public Relations Manager at The Mill at Sonning Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Bob, Thank you for this great review. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed the play and your pre-show lunch. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Vanessa

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited the theatre on a number of times over the years and the location is of course excellent.However, my recent visit was I felt only average due mainly to the the food which was not to the standard one has in the past...More

Thank Handicap16
TheMillAtSonning, Public Relations Manager at The Mill at Sonning Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Handicap16, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. As a regular customer of ours we are really interested to hear what the issues were that you've mentioned. Perhaps you could write in with some further details? We look forward to...More

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hardimanf
13 May 2018|
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Response from TheMillAtSonning | Property representative |
Please call the Box Office for this. Our number is (0118) 969 8000.
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Sumsgenius
5 August 2017|
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Response from TheMillAtSonning | Property representative |
We have a staffed cloak room. This is located in our Box Office. Please just ask a member of staff when you arrive.
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Wayne M
23 January 2017|
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Response from TheMillAtSonning | Property representative |
Hi Wayne, the dress code is smart/casual. Thank you.
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