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Comedy Carnival

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Address: 36 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 7EP, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7041 7312
19:00 - 03:00
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Fri - Sat 19:00 - 03:00

London's Comedy Carnival features award-winning, international comedians...

London's Comedy Carnival features award-winning, international comedians from around the world, every Friday and Saturday night. Acts that have performed at the club include Russell Brand, Flight of the Conchords, Jim Jefferies, Michael McIntyre, Micky Flanagan, Milton Jones, Sarah Millican and Jack Whitehall. Comedy Carnival is located in Central London, off Leicester Square. Tickets include entry to the fantastic club night afterwards, open until 3am. "High-class entertainment you can count on" TIME OUT MAGAZINE.

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Couldn't stop Laughing

we went with a group of 15 and boy did we have a laugh. Comedy Carnival was fantastic... we all were in hysterics. MC was too funny as well. Drinks well priced, and place turns... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

we went with a group of 15 and boy did we have a laugh. Comedy Carnival was fantastic... we all were in hysterics. MC was too funny as well. Drinks well priced, and place turns into a club at 10 Staff were very friendly and welcoming. overall a brilliant night would highly recommend!!!!!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went with a friend after my wife brought me the experiance for my birthday. Had a great time. Would highly recommend.

1 Thank Stuart W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went to the club as part of a package with a pre-show meal. the show itself was brilliant. 3 comedians and a great MC running the whole thing. my wife and I were sat right at the front, right in front of the mic and therefore knew that we would get some stick from the guys on stage and true... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Nice venue, very funny with professional acts as would be expected in London. Mot so expensive either at £16 each.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I visited the Comedy Carnival with two friends on a Friday night in October. We were actually planning on going to the Comedy Store but it was sold out but so glad we came here instead! It's in a fab location just off Shaftesbury Avenue, the door staff were really friendly. My friend had a suitcase as she'd come straight... More 

Thank emma-205
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We went to the show on the 22nd of October 2016. We were greeted by possibly the most polite door staff of any London 'venue' we have ever met, an apology for the 3 minute wait was not expected! So a great start to our evening. Once inside there was a great bar, once again manned by possibly the most... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

celebrating my daughters birthday we booked bar rumba comedy carnival . The actual bar is not the nicest of places and the toilets where atrocious with men going into the ladies and not clearing up after . Later in the evening the toilets do have an attendant offering toiletries. Before the show starts at 8 they offer happy hour ,... More 

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Took a long time to book this venue as so many in the local area offering similar comedy nights, final choice came down to the comedians on offer and that it finished at 10pm, so that we had reasonable time to get back to Kensington and our hotel. One of the acts Patrick Monahan was substituted on the evening for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

My wife and I attended Comedy Carnival a few weeks ago and absolutely loved it. The acts were all great and the host was funny too and made the night even more entertaining. Would truly go again and recommend friends and family to go.

1 Thank jineshh2016
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner had a great time, the comics were great and few jokes were outstanding. Loved a good fun filled night.

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