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The Citadel

Waterloo Street, St Helens WA10 1PX, England
+44 1744 735436
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May be small! But what sound , feels as if your on stage, seen some great bands here and I know... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Jane T
,
Wigan, United Kingdom
Expensive bar but well worth the acts

Saw MAMA last weekend. Superb as usual but bar prices were getting me down. no decent lager, beer... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
Karen B
,
Preston, United Kingdom
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Waterloo Street, St Helens WA10 1PX, England
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+44 1744 735436
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

May be small! But what sound , feels as if your on stage, seen some great bands here and I know they love coming! There's a bar and well staffed, just love it here and coming again next month...

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Reviewed November 29, 2017

Saw MAMA last weekend. Superb as usual but bar prices were getting me down. no decent lager, beer or guiness to boot. had to drink cider, for schooling a failure keep them mowing blades. blah blah . Staff were great but please sort the bar...More

Thank Karen B
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Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing I myself have performed on that stage the wizard of oz it was great fun and everyone was lovely

Thank Danny M
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Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

Small earthy venue that book a variety of musical tastes. I have been on numerous occasions and have got to say i have never had a bad night. Even bands i had not heard of before turned out to be very talented musicians in their...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Quite a nice venue, but small but the staff were excellent, I struggled with a sore knee and they gave me a seat with more Legg room, the bar is only small but reasonably priced again great staff. I had heard some bad reviews but...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2016

We used to love coming here,but our last couple of events and one we wanted to book for has been cancelled. We are now reticent to call again. It doesn't help that the Citadel no longer opens on a Saturday for a couple of hours...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2016

I have had enough of big venues and have seen many acts here. I saw Paul Jones(ex Manfred Man), I was about 1 metre away from this legend and actually had a fun chat to him between songs. If you like your music intimate this...More

Thank martinroughley
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Reviewed June 12, 2016

The Citadel in St Helens offers a wide variety of entertainment, but I can review it only on the basis of rock music. I have seen a number of rock concerts here, most recently Mostly Autumn, The Enid, and The Heather Findlay Band, and never...More

Thank Keith R
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Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Have attended this place on a regular basis for several years. The latest visit was to see T'Pau which was another success. The evening was not spoiled by some parts of the audience being too boisterous during the act but Ms Decker soon sorted them...More

Thank DMCMStHelensUK
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Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

Visited the Citadel last night 18th Feb and what a fantastic night we had. The staff were superb and what a brilliant place to see a show, just like watching a gig in your living room! Superb sound , we were on the back row...More

Thank philip l
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Paulcollo76
November 21, 2015|
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Response from paula h | Reviewed this property |
I dont drink lager so I can't comment. Vodka and coke cost £3.60 - that's a small plastic tumbler, no ice.
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