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Address: 36 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 7EP, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7041 7312
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Description: 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, Rhys Darby and Adam Hills. Comedy Carnival Leicester Square is hosted in the heart of London's West End every Friday night. 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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Good fun birthday night!

I booked this as part of a birthday present for my partner. We both enjoy comedy and had discussed how we would like to go and see more live acts. This night was fantastic. Great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

I booked this as part of a birthday present for my partner. We both enjoy comedy and had discussed how we would like to go and see more live acts. This night was fantastic. Great value for money, all the comedians were high quality and the atmosphere was really friendly and fun. Good deals on drinks and the fact that... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We initially booked this event through Virgin Experience days (for 8 of us) - we then bought an extra 2 general admission seats. The staff couldn't have been more helpful in accommodating my request for us all to be seated together, despite booking at separate times and through differing means. The only negative with the seats is that they were... More 

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Saltash, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

A very good night out in London. This was not our original first choice, but when out original event was cancelled, we chose this as the list of artists was the best we could see in London on the night. Very good beer and wine offers - we had a bottle of wine for a tenner which for London was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Great Evening. went with a couple of mates and we all had a fab time. So much so that we all agreed to return at a later date. Staff were friendly and helpful, MC great and the 3 acts were absolutely hilarious. I didnt think the next act could top the last one but each one had us laughing out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We went to Comedy Carnival for my friend's 30th birthday celebration and it was fantastic from start to finish. All the comedians and the host were excellent and we couldn't believe it when the last comedian was LEE NELSON from TV! We would definitely recommend this comedy club for a great night out in central London.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This was my second visit to Comedy Carnival and it has to be one of the best comedy clubs in London. The March 21st show had Ian Stone and an amazing jokesmith called Benny Boot. It's a proper basement club with an intimate atmosphere as comedy clubs should be. I was surprised at the drink specials - 3 bottles of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Was bought tickets for the Comedy Carnival through Virgin Experiences for Xmas, and it was a fantastic night. Warm up act was brilliant, and three excellent comedians made for a hilarious evening! The venue is small and just adds to the atmosphere of the night, and happy hour throughout the show with great drinks deals just made the night even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

All 13 of us had a great night out. The atmosphere was fantastic and the location was easy to find. The host was so funny and got the crowd involved. All 3 comedians were funny but the last 2 were great. Would defo go again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I went to Comedy Carnival on a Friday night with my boyfriend and we had a great time The venue at Bar Rumba was not too big, but it was perfect for the event. The host was hilarious and engaged with the audience a lot, he was really exuding positive energy. The three comedians were each different, but all of... More 

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Enfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We were broght these tickets for my partners birthday and was not really sure what to expect. Must say that the comedians along with the host were all very good and made for a good evening's entertainment. As we had to leave our home early to arrive at the venue it would have been nice to have food on site... More 

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