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The Stand Comedy Club

5 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EB, Scotland
+44 131 558 7272
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What a joke

Took in a team of twenty and some jobs worth decided that interacting with the comedians was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jasforsyth
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Great evening

We booked tickets well in advance of our holiday to attend a Monday night Red Raw at the Stand... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Katrina W
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Saint John, Canada
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Intimate purpose-built comedy club open 7 nights a week.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“front row” (25 reviews)
“headline act” (14 reviews)
“second row” (5 reviews)
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5 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EB, Scotland
New Town
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+44 131 558 7272
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took in a team of twenty and some jobs worth decided that interacting with the comedians was ‘disruptive’ they said you can have a refund or a round of soft drinks... most of the party were not even drinking!! Bearing in mind this is aof...More

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StandBoxOffice, Marketing Manager at The Stand Comedy Club, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Well this review reads very differently to the nightly show report we receive from our venue staff and from customers who made complaints about the behaviour of some of your group. After 4 members of your group disrupted the show by talking and heckling they...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked tickets well in advance of our holiday to attend a Monday night Red Raw at the Stand. The whole evening was great, right from meeting the 2 ladies in the box office to the show itself. We had so hoped that Danny Bhoy...More

Thank Katrina W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on thursday night and had a great time. We didnt do any research into who we would be seeing, we left it to chance! Had a great night, 3 of the acts were superb, the other 2 just not our cup of tea. Compare...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic evening watching Angela Barnes & Phil Jerrod. As people say it is a small venue, approximately 50-60 seats and they'll take a few more standing. The intimacy makes for a great atmosphere. I would recommend getting there for doors opening during the week...More

Thank Simon L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived for the doors opening and got good seats - no problem. Drinks and food very reasonable (food portions are huge) and 4 acts were excellent. Compare had a hard time to contain himself with his choice of victims with Rymer Ross, Santiago Sanchez and...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Booked bank holiday Sunday whilst visiting Edinburgh for the weekend. The venue is small and compact. We arrived approx 20 mins after the doors opened at 7pm and it was already busy - we got seats at the front (which is right next to -...More

Thank Fiona M
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Been to the Stand many times but not for a couple of years - Can not recommend highly enough. Brilliant atmosphere, friendly and efficient bar staff and amazing comedians. Word of warning the Saturday night show has been sold out for years so pre-booking tickets...More

Thank James R
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We visited The Stand for The Friday Night Show. Four comedians and a compare performed. All we’re good but quite different. It’s only a small place but they manage to get quite a few in. We heeded advice to get there at doors open to...More

Thank Silvalily
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StandBoxOffice, Marketing Manager at The Stand Comedy Club, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Hope to see you again soon. Will pass on your comments to the venue staff as they work hard to make things run smoothly.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Small but friendly place, several acts on - some better than others but all generally ok. Unfortunately only seats available were front row ones and compare did make a few jokes to the front row but nothing too uncomfortable. Would recommend !

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

We pre-booked tickets to visit the Stand during our weekend away to Edinburgh, the information advised doors open at 7pm, so we got there about 10 past as we planned to have food there first. There was a queue already, so a few people in...More

Thank Rebecca E
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Tierney H
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Response from Ray H | Reviewed this property |
Pay at the door but get there early not a lot of seats
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ljbunny
27 October 2017|
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Response from PhilipARoss01 | Reviewed this property |
A couple of hours with a 15 min intermission.
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