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The Queen's Hall

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Address: Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9JG, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-131-667-7776
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Intimate Concert Venue

What a fantastic venue for an intimate concert ' like they used to be ' prior to the stadium or larger halls used for music concerts most of the time now. A packed concert hall... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 11, 2015
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

What a fantastic venue for an intimate concert ' like they used to be ' prior to the stadium or larger halls used for music concerts most of the time now. A packed concert hall last night to see Paul Carrack with a fantastic night of music and atmosphere. Acoustics were good, seats and facilities comfortable and so nice to... More 

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Leven, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Went to see the amazing Paul Carrack here, nice intimate venue and great acoustics. Downside, as the venue is an old church, most of the seating is extremely narrow pews therefore not very comfortable. Our 'pew' was right by the entrance hall and doorway to the street which was wide open for the 30 minutes prior to the concert. We... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
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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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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
12 helpful votes 12 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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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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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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Forfar, United Kingdom
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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 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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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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