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Review of Jongleurs

Jongleurs
Reviewed 1 March 2014

Went there last night. Had a look at the reviews was a bit worried about going. Food was rapid quick average tasting drinks expensive ( but you are on a night out).

Comedians wer outstanding the black guy which people are talking about says it how it is amazing.

Thank Ian P
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Reviewed 17 February 2014

Made the unfortunate mistake of going Sat the 15th of Feb.
Food rubbish, venue rubbish, bar small and expensive, compare rubbish, 2 out of 3 comedians rubbish. The last act of the evening a "meat head Supposed South African comedian was the most insulting offensive act I've had the misfortune to witness he ruined a lot of people's evenings.
The only good point was comedian Des Clarke, he was a good act.

Don't bother it's a waste of a journey.

Thank mingmongw-u-e
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Reviewed 16 February 2014

I could just about cope with the canteen style decor. But the last act was an abusive, drunk, sexist man. Absolutely appalling. The compare thought he'd get in on the act and also spent most of the night degrading women. Seriously low brow unintelligent comedy. Pathetic. Jongleurs should pick their comedians more carefully. It was embarrassing.

2  Thank Cgixster
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Reviewed 11 February 2014

I won't review the acts as this will be different for every visit. However, I do need to review the new location of the Bristol Jongleurs, as it will affect your evening.

The room is very long and narrow with the stage midway down the long edge. This means the majority of punters are way up to the left or right of stage, only allowing for a few tables facing front of stage. I can't imagine how difficult it must be when your audience is either far left or right of you.

The tables are over-chaired to squeeze as many people in, so you will find yourself shoulder bumping strangers if you don't come in a group. It's like a school canteen.

Don't order a pitcher of anything other than tap beer unless you want a cocktail comprising of barely 2 glasses of cocktails, and 4 pints of ice and water. For £15.

And finally, the acoustics. The adjoining wall between Jongleurs and The Cuban Club offer absolutely no sound proofing. What this means is the comedians in a constant battle with thumping dance music for the entire evening. And when an act relies on pauses and timing, this can destroy the routine, and is comparable to constant heckling, or a mobile phone permanently ringing.

I really feel sorry for any comedian getting this gig. And it didn't look like they were enjoying it at all.

Thank David_Bristol_UK
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Reviewed 7 February 2014

visited Jongleurs with my partner on night out. The location has moved so we spent 45mins looking for new location after being given wrong direction by local hotel. Finally we saw a man and bike with cart who gave us a free lift to the club this transport was provided by Jongleurs which was good. Location was ok apart from back round noise from bar next door this was a let down as affected the night due to hearing loud music instead of the comedian. Comedians were ok but focused on a couple in front throughout the whole nite which was very boring in the end. Tucker was the funniest and i would definately want to see him perform again. Otherwise was not fantastic food ok, staff helpful, location a let down all in all average.

Thank LAUREN R
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