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Comedy Carnival Leicester Square

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Didn't stop laughing

went to comedy central for the first time last month with a couple of friends, comedians were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Joanne H
Windsor, United Kingdom
Fantastic evening

We've been before to the comedy carnival so when my wife got a voucher from some friends we were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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London's Comedy Carnival features award-winning, international comedians from around the world, every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night. Acts that have performed at the club include Russell Brand, Flight of the Conchords, Jim Jefferies, Michael...more
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36 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 7EP, England
+44 20 3411 6388
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Reviewed 3 days ago

went to comedy central for the first time last month with a couple of friends, comedians were excellent, didn't stop laughing. Drinks were expensive but it was central London , would say get there early and take advantage of the offers for the drinks

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We've been before to the comedy carnival so when my wife got a voucher from some friends we were pretty excited. Bar rumba is a great venue and all staff were excellent. We hoped to have the same quality of comedians once again and believe...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very entertaining show. . All the acts were very fun... MC was brilliant... we were still laughing the following evening. Didn't stay long after the comedy show as got moved from seats and would of had to stand as people had turned up and booked...More

Thank Rachel R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went with a group of friends the other week and this was such a fun evening. The setup was great, drinks were very good value and the comedy was on point. But good luck to whoever sits in the front row!

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Probably one of my best nights in London, my stomach ached from laughing so much. All of the acts were superb, they were equally hilarious but unique in their style. Will definitely be returning soon!

Thank Madeleine F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was given a gift voucher to use for a comedy night and I chose the Comedy Carnival at Bar Rumba. I was not disappointed! The staff were very chatty and welcoming, we were shown to our seats promptly and didn't have to queue to...More

1  Thank Ashling A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Received the tickets as a present and had a great time. We have been to plenty of stand up shows, this format is good, three comedians, quite different from each other and a compare who was really good. Happy hour drinks, make this a reasonably...More

1  Thank Storyteller783641
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked tickets to the comedy carnival as a date idea and having not been before it’s always the unknown on how the evening will turn out. I’ve got to say we had the best night, the comedians were, on the whole, fantastic especially the...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had this bought as an Xmas present- had a brill time. Great venue and some excellent comics. If you fancy something a little different from the usual "Theatre" fare, I can heartily recommend it.

Thank Paula E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked tickets after seeing reviews on trip advisor, there was a good compère with three very good comedians, it’s excellent value for money in our opinion.

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30 July 2018|
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Response from PGionis | Property representative |
The club is strictly 18 years and over, as it is a licensed premises. All patrons must present valid ID.
26 May 2018|
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Response from FIL M | Reviewed this property |
According to their web page it says the following: No, there is no dress code for the show although smart casual dress is suggested for the night club afterwards. Trainers and jeans are permitted as part of smart casual... More
26 May 2018|
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Response from Hannah G | Reviewed this property |
It's smart casual; I'm not sure what the shoe policy is. May be best to check with the venue. I saw people in shirts and shorts but didn't notice their footwear; sorry.