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Comedy Carnival

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Address: 36 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 7EP, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7041 7312
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Fri - Sat 7:00 pm - 3:00 am
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 is hosted at Bar Rumba in Soho, 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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Brilliant evening

What a fantastic evening, quality acts...so much better than i imagined. Pete Jonas, amazingly funny MC. Booked this as a Grace Party booking. Didn't hold out much hope on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Peterborough, United Kingdom

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

What a fantastic evening, quality acts...so much better than i imagined. Pete Jonas, amazingly funny MC. Booked this as a Grace Party booking. Didn't hold out much hope on the quality of anything but it was something different for £28 each. WOW what a surprise Grace Bar & Restaurant, fantastic service and lovely food. Then onto the club, The 3... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

What a brilliant night!! Booked tickets online together with the meal deal at Grace's. For the price we weren't holding out much hope for either but it was something different for us. WoW wow wow, Grace's A*****, excellent meal in a lovely environment, we arrived very early but nothing was too much trouble. At Bar Rumba, we had an excellent... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

We arrived 20mins before the doors opened as we hadn't pre booked our seats. Good job we did get there early as we would of ended up at the back which is ok but it's better to be in the seating erea at the front. We had a fab night and all tree comedians were great and really funny. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We were supposed to be watching the Foo Fighters but after they cancelled, decided to visit London anyway, picked the comedy carnival as we all liked stand-up, enjoyed the night and the free entry into the nightclub after was an added bonus, as by the time the show finished the bars around the area were starting to fill up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

I booked these tickets with my mum but weren't sure whether it would be any good simply due to the price! It turned out to be one of the funniest evenings I've ever had and the value for money was absolutely outstanding! (30£ for pizza express started, main, wine and a ticket to the show) we are from Manchester but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Had a really good evening Friday night, the three comedians and compare was excellent, I know there are different comedians every week but I would go again as it was amazing and very funny.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I wasn't sure about this when I was booked the tickets, but all the acts were really good. I would have loved to stay for the nightclub afterwards, but we had to catch the last train home. Next I will arrange an overnight stay in London. The club was much smaller than I was expecting but this made it more... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

I have never laughed as much in my life as I did at Comedy Carnival with Aussie Pete Gionis,his equivalents and the MC whom was hilarious getting us warmed up for what was coming next,tears,sore jaw's for 2 days an if it wasn't for the venue seats being so close together there would've been bodies rolling on the floor laughing.Dont... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My boyfriend is a huge fan of comedy so I bought tickets last Friday to surprise him as we have never been together to watch live comedy. Your staff and atmosphere was simply amazing and comedians were fantastic, all this really made our night special! We will come back very soon! Thank you!

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Had a really great experience at the comedy carnival. The acts were fantastic and worked really well with the audience. The venue was quite small but I think this worked really well to create an "intimate" atmosphere. The happy hour drinks were also well priced. I would definitely go back.

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Address: 36 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 7EP, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7041 7312
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
Open Hours:
Friday 7:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday 7:00 pm - 3:00 am

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The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars, and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene – and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the most strategic place to set off on a tour of the world's most celebrated department stores. In the southern part of the neighborhood lies Chinatown, with its multitude of delicious and affordable restaurants. Closer to the Thames, Chinatown's narrow and teeming lantern-lit lanes spill onto the expansive hub of glitzy Leicester Square.
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