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Usher Hall

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Address: Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH1 2EA, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-131-228-1155
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Description: Unique concert hall in the heart of Edinburgh. Music, comedy, award...
Unique concert hall in the heart of Edinburgh. Music, comedy, award ceremonies, hospitality and more. Celebrating 100 years in 2014
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Anton and Erin

We went to see the above in there show it was fantastic, and they could both sing who knew! It was packed with great music and dancing nit too mention some comedy go jury Murray... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Nicola M
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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

We went to see the above in there show it was fantastic, and they could both sing who knew! It was packed with great music and dancing nit too mention some comedy go jury Murray! Fab guest appearance

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

This has to be the most uncomfortable venue we have been in . Tickets for the show were not cheap but unless you are in the stalls you can count on a hard seat with no leg room whatsoever for an average size person . If your afraid of heights take a rope with you and tie yourself to the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We went to the great concert on 13 February with the RSNO Music fantastic But why is the seating so badly signed when even the ushers have problems themselves ? Why are the conductors brass podium railings filthy and unpolished unlike every other major concert hall in the world? Why is the orchestra tier seating so dreadfully designed so you... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
37 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We enjoyed a lovely concert from the RSNO. Beautiful venue, good service at interval time. Can't wait to return for another concert.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I've been here on many occasions, and it's a great concert hall. The acoustics can be really great, although perhaps a touch flat if sitting towards the back of the grand circle. The stalls and the grand circle have very comfortable seating, but the seating in the upper circle is less comfortable. Never book seats in the organ gallery unless... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Great gig venue. Best in Edinburgh. Good view from every tier and seat. Saw a few gigs here in different areas and had great view of stage

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Waterford, Ireland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We had the pleasure of seeing John Grant and his Icelandic techno band play with the Royal Northern Sinfonia. It was our first visit to this fantastic venue. It was a real treat and the sound was wonderful. Would like to hear the organ played there sometime. Great venue. Lovely staff and a pleasant bar.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

On a very wet Sunday 25 May 2014 we saw the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra at Usher Hall. We had centre seats in the stalls which were comfortable and well priced. The sound was excellent as were the staff and bar staff. We had a wonderful experience and surprised a lovely lady in the ticket booking desk by giving her a... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

A lovely old building, looks great inside & out. Sounds good too. Upper circle seats lack ANY legroom (even my 5ft wife struggled) though stalls looked much better from my view.

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Buckhaven, Scotland, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Seen my hero here Billy Connolly was a total dream come true! We had tickets for the stalls smack bang in the middle so excellent view and very intimate. I didn't use the toilet or bar so I can't comment on them.

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