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Usher Hall

Address: Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH1 2EA, Scotland (Castle / Royal Mile / High St)
Phone Number: 44-131-228-1155
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Ranked #100 of 269 Activities in Edinburgh
Type: Concerts, Performances
Owner description: Unique concert hall in the heart of Edinburgh. Music, comedy, award ceremonies, hospitality and...
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Type: Concerts, Performances
Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Owner description: Unique concert hall in the heart of Edinburgh. Music, comedy, award ceremonies, hospitality and more. Celebrating 100 years in 2014

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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 NEW

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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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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London
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4 reviews 4 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
4 attraction reviews
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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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

What a joy to sit in seats at a venue that are comfortable and lots of leg room seating was stalls and view was great. Have seen Billy in lots of venues around the world but this was the best The facilities are very good and the escort is superb. Unlike the playhouse and the cost of tickets are 25%... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Went to a concert last night. Good stall seats so we had a good view. Very disappointed with bar facilities. Apart from lacking atmosphere they are poor quality and expensive. A queue at the interval of at least 30 people was the norm. Then to serve 2 glasses of pink juice as rose wine and charge £10 was not what... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Managed to finally get to see my hero yay! The Usher Hall is a beautiful piece of architecture from the outside and inside looks amazing too. That's about all the good things about it to be honest! I knew we had restricted viewing seats and was prepared for it and was pleased we were not in some of the worst... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We were here for Billy Connolly and it is a great venue for the spoken word - our last trip was Robert Plant and it was equally suited to such soft tones. But what of the venue? It is very lovely to look at, the seats are comfortable with loads of leg room. But... The signing is terrible - it... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We went to a popular event (Billy Connolly) and the only seats we could get were in the upper circle. Nevertheless, the view and acoustics were both fine, and we weren't that high up when compared to other venues. But the seats are so hard and totally uncomfortable after sitting on them for a couple of hours. Another problem was... More 

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