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The Queen's Hall

Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9JG, Scotland (South Side)
44-131-667-7776
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Ranked #74 of 207 Attractions in Edinburgh
Type: Art Galleries, Performances
Traveler Description: Live venue located on the southside of Edinburgh offering events all year round.  A wide range of musical genres can be heard here including... more »
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United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Small concert venue, but still attractive. The intimate space lets you feel close to the performer. Mostly visited as part of a concert tour by Eric Bibb and always found the venue very good. The seats are rather hard, but not uncomfortable. Parts of the hall give limited view of the stage, so choose your seat carefully.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Concerts at 11 every morning. Difficult to decide what was the best this year, but possibly the programme by Anne-Sofie von Otter.

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Stanley, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Cramped uncomfortable seating. The concert made up for it as Justin Currie was as excellent as usual

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Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Saw Echo and The Bunnymen back in June of this year (2014). First time at this venue, so was feeling a bit nervous (apart from the butterflies in my stomach at seeing EATB again after some 30 odd years). I need not have worried, this was an ideal venue. You could sit or stand as you wished (I always stand... More

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glasgow
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20 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We saw Iain Hunter in the Queen's Hall on Saturday, as part of the Jazz Festival. What a terrific show in a good venue. Just a couple of things that are perhaps to be expected in this type of venue - the seats got quite uncomfortable by the end of the night, and it was very hot with no air... More

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angus
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6 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This is a really lovely venue. Was a church in it's day and gives a very informal feeling to a concert. So close up to the bands if you choose a seat downstairs. Very good too for people with walking issues as it's not a great distance to toilets, bar etc.

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madrid, españa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

we were at Edinbourgh from the 08th to the 10th of march, in order to visit the city and to attend to Lissie´s performance at Queen´s Hall. must say we came from Spain, as my daugther is a unconditional follower of Lissie´music ahd it was a great opportunity to attend a live concert in a great city. Queens Hall is... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Despite having lived in Edinburgh for more than 30 years this was our first ever gig at the Queens Hall. What a great little venue! We were a little concerned about non reserved seating however we were early enough to get a good seat on the balcony and settled down with a fine glass of wine. The concert was performed... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

This is a really interesting venue, it looks great and is really different to most live music venues - it has a lovely intimate feel when there are gigs on (we saw They Might Be Giants which suited the venue perfectly!). The bar serves proper beer and the staff were all really friendly. Very impressed.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

A very interesting and great place to go and hear music, classical is my favourite and it's a wonderful venue for it!! I will definitely recommend.

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