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Shepherd's Bush Empire

Shepherds Bush Green | Shepherd's Bush, W12, London W12 8TT, England
+44 870 771 2000
Review Highlights
Too much waiting time, tired shabby venue, and level three so high it didn't feel safe from a fire escape perspective

For a Wednesday night gig their timings were not thought through. Doors at 7 but no glimmer of an... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2017
Mollie C
Went to a concert and fell in love!

The venue ist so great. Old theatre with lots of charme. Great seats if you book something... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2017
Marc E
Flensburg, Germany
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“gig venue” (3 reviews)
Shepherds Bush Green | Shepherd's Bush, W12, London W12 8TT, England
Hammersmith / Fulham
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Reviewed September 21, 2017

For a Wednesday night gig their timings were not thought through. Doors at 7 but no glimmer of an act till 8pm. Then almost an entire hour between the support and main act who came on past 9.30pm. We left early but no staff or...More

Thank Mollie C
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

The venue ist so great. Old theatre with lots of charme. Great seats if you book something upstairs. Staff was very nice and always helpful! Highly recommend!

Thank Marc E
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Good views from all levels. Staff well trained and bar prices ok. Acoustics not great but are they ever. If you like the band see them there

1  Thank rogerp761
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

My mum and I came here lastnight for Kate's gig. Never been here before, but easy enough to get to from Euston (2 trains, took 40 mins on way there and bit less on way back as less busy). Underground station 🚉 literally couple of...More

Thank spaghetti86
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We had a great time but agree with others that unless you are very tall you don't get to see much of the act if you are in the standing area... Having said that everyone was having a great time dancing and enjoying themselves which...More

1  Thank Jenny W
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

This is the first review I have made but felt this place deserved one. Attended Shepherds Bush Empire twice this weekend to see Hanson. The staff, particularly the supervisor Laura , we absolutely brilliant. Hanson are a band with a dedicated following and there are...More

1  Thank Scoopsgirl
Reviewed June 9, 2017

This venue is the ideal size to see groups and singers. Large enough so that you get some atmosphere yet small enough that you get a good view. It's also one of the venues where people seating during a standing gig can still be reasonably...More

1  Thank goodgrr
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

We to see Todrick Hall show last Monday, after travelling down from Manchester. The actual theatre was excellent, although the doors opening late, with one person checking tickets wasn't. Once inside though the view was great and the seats and legroom comfortable. May not make...More

Thank rugbygirl2605
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Had a great night here watching Todrick hall. Venue is great with pub and station in walking distance. The upper level had a plug socket by the bar which people were loving to charge their phones

1  Thank Paul G
Reviewed May 17, 2017

You may well decide to go here because they do have some great acts there. We have just seen Procol Harum and the show was terrific but not so the venue. First, I was bursting to use the toilets when we arrived but, although we...More

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Annusha E
November 28, 2017|
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Response from Shirley D | Reviewed this property |
I was on level 1 and standing. So I don't know about level 3. But looking up at that level everyone was enjoying themselves so must have been ok.
August 30, 2017|
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Response from rugbygirl2605 | Reviewed this property |
ohhh sorry just seen this. we were in level three and it was reserved seating when we went. mind you it was a full house xx
May 2, 2017|
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Response from Claire M | Reviewed this property |
It varies from artist to artist and their popularity.