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Monkey Barrel Comedy

Closed Now: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Monkey Barrel Comedy - Best Comedy Club 2017 and 2018, Scottish Comedy Awards. Open 7 nights a week. See monkeybarrelcomedy.com for more details.
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9-11 Blair Street | Just off Royal Mile next to Ibis Hotel, Edinburgh EH1 1QR, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my wife to the Monkey Barrel on a Friday night for something a bit different, really enjoyed it staff looked after us well and the acts were all very different which is what you want and had us laughing and cringing which is what...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank andyhH124RT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a way to round off our trip to the UK we went to see some comedy in the fabulous Monkey Barrell Saturday night. What an incredible night! We were so surprised at the amazing value, I can honestly say that we have never seen...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bobsmith2774
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My sister bought my fiancé and I the VIP ticket for the Friday night show and we thoroughly enjoyed this last night! The venue is small and quirky. We quite liked this! We got shown our table (at the front aaaah) and given our bottle...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank D8976JIdebbiec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you get the chance to watch the team Spontaneous Players perform, you should absolutely make this something you see. We saw the Spontaneous Potter imrpov show. The tickets were only £5 each, and the show lasted over 2 hours. Amazing value for money! They...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic show! We booked this last minute however the room was packed out so I would definitely recommend booking in advance. Staff were great, down to earth and welcoming. Will definitely be visiting again.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CarrieR95
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked prior to visiting Edinburgh following Trip Advisor reviews and was so glad we did. From start to finish we really enjoyed the night and if you like comedy I would highly recommend

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank janet r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, what can I say. The best night out. If you want uncontrollable laughing this is the place to go. We had such a great night. Rick Molland was the best host I’ve seen as a comedy show. Will make sure to spread the work...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TomH874
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used to go to the Beehive whenever you we visited Edinburgh and now we always come here. Great venue and great laughs! Will definitely be back next time we visit here.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DavidKlaasen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time at the Monkey Barrell during our long weekend in Edinburgh. I can honestly say my stomachs and cheeks ached from laughing so much. Great audience work by the compare. We got sat in the front row so was worried about being picked on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Laura S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My first time in Monkey Barreal was on Sat 15th for a Christmas night for our work. We all had a great time. I will definitely come again. There is a good selection of drinks at reasonable prices and the decor is great. For a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Nick W W
May 26, 2018|
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Response from Box O | Property representative |
Hi, Yes our top floor is accessible via wheelchair and we do have a disabled toilet also. When you wish to book just get in touch. See you soon!
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GillianC1061
May 10, 2018|
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Response from Box O | Property representative |
Hello! You will have allocated seats. Our doors open at 7pm and we ask if you can be prompt for arrival as we do not allow people enter once the show starts at half 8.
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