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Riproar Comedy Club

63 Union Street | 15 Union Gate (above Steam Cafe Bar), Bristol BS1 2DU, England
+44 117 985 6767
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Brilliant comedy - awful food

great night out, very funny, great venue and bar, just skip the food!! will 100% be returning but... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2016
beth c
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Bristol, United Kingdom
A FAB night out

Party of 20 of us went to Riproar last night and had one amazing night out. New venue for them... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2014
LisafromBristol
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Bristol, UK
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  • Excellent45%
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Nov 26, 2016
“Brilliant comedy - awful food”
Nov 8, 2014
“A FAB night out”
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63 Union Street | 15 Union Gate (above Steam Cafe Bar), Bristol BS1 2DU, England
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+44 117 985 6767
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Reviewed November 26, 2016

great night out, very funny, great venue and bar, just skip the food!! will 100% be returning but I shall be having dinner beforehand next time!

Thank beth c
Reviewed November 8, 2014

Party of 20 of us went to Riproar last night and had one amazing night out. New venue for them, and currently using the downstairs Steam Bar Cafe, which we thought would be negative, but it turned out a major positive as the comedians had...More

2  Thank LisafromBristol
Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

I've been here a couple of times. The comedy's been pretty good both times and I'd happily go again but the food is pretty dire so don't waste your money on it! I didn't have high expectations of the food, but was at least expecting...More

2  Thank Pandafish
Reviewed June 19, 2013 via mobile

Went to Riproar for my birthday on Saturday, never having been to a stand-up comedy show before. According to their flyers and their website, it looks like this venue is new for Riproar, and I couldn't believe what I saw when I got up there....More

1  Thank markjones1980
Reviewed June 18, 2013

Great venue in the heart of the Harbour. Don't be put off by the fact that it is on the top floor of an office, the views are to die for. Well laid out venue with friendly bar staff. We went for the meal deal...More

Thank 15SarahD6
Reviewed June 16, 2013 via mobile

Some aspects really good (like views) but completely disgusting food. They must have made a killing on it but made a rod for their own backs as they had to carry most of it out in bin bags after everyone had left (yes, we got...More

1  Thank Summer7769
Riproar1, Owner at Riproar Comedy Club, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2013

At Riproar we serve food made from fresh, locally-supplied ingredients from Bristol's highest quality independent suppliers (like Dave Giles Butchers and Pawsons Fruit and Veg on Gloucester Road). We take care to use perfectly fresh produce, which we pick up ourselves on the day we...More

Reviewed June 8, 2013

I've been to a number of shows at the former Jester's. This was my first time at RipRoar. Whilst Jester's at the Metropolis was architecturally majestic, the acts did have a tendency to get visually lost on the stage - not so at RipRoar. RipRoar...More

Thank AlanDuval
Reviewed June 3, 2013

I used to frequent Riproar back in the days when it was Jesters Comedy Club and housed in a dingy, leaking club on Gloucester Road - as all comedy clubs should be. The new venue couldn't be further away from the original. Up on the...More

Thank lauralovesit
Reviewed May 28, 2013

If you like rowdy stags and hens then this is for you. The comedy, of which there were three acts, was pretty dire. The first guy belonged in a working mens club in the 1970's, the second act was better with some modern material but...More

2  Thank butterflybye
Riproar1, Owner at Riproar Comedy Club, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2013

It's disappointing that you felt our night was stag and hen 'central' - clearly we try not to discriminate on party types, a s we like to give everyone the opportunity to enjoy themselves at our club. Factually, only 37 of the 196 people in...More

Reviewed May 25, 2013

3 comedians 2 male and one female on a Friday night. Both males worked hard the female was rubbish attempted comedy whilst strumming her guitar and sort of singing about her incestuous relatiionship with her brother !!! Get some new material.....Lady The comedian from New...More

1  Thank Steve G
Riproar1, Owner at Riproar Comedy Club, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2013

Hi Steve Thank you for your review - it's great that customers take the time to let us know what they think. It's a shame you didn't like Carly - (the comedian you described as the 'female was rubbish'). We have booked Carly many times,...More

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