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Venue great but acts hit or miss

Been to the stand a few times now, it can be a great night out and the food is great portions for... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Great night!

Visited here on Red raw Monday night with the wife and we really enjoyed it. A small cosy setting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Northampton, United Kingdom
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Intimate purpose-built comedy club open 7 nights a week.
5 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EB, Scotland
New Town
+44 131 558 7272
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Booked this venue for a small stag do (3 people) I sent an email prior to going if we could dress our stag in an inflatable spider suit. I understand this isn’t welcome most places. Hence why I asked. The response I had was just...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Been to the stand a few times now, it can be a great night out and the food is great portions for the price. Just beware the language used can be a little offensive and some of the acts can be very hit or miss!...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was my first time at a comedy club and I was uncertain of what to expect. Having read reviews, I knew we needed to be early in order to get a seat. We had also read that food was served here. We arrived at...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 210joannes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited The Stand last Friday night with friends. to begin with the staff are all terrific, really friendly and helpful. The M.C Susan is an absolute riot and had us in stitches from the moment she came on stage by taking the mick out of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Happy_traveller5888
StandBoxOffice, Marketing Manager at The Stand Comedy Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Brilliant - Glad you had such a great time. I will pass this feedback on to the venue staff who work hard to ensure everyone is looked after.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on Red raw Monday night with the wife and we really enjoyed it. A small cosy setting with great pub food on offer and all for three pounds each! Going back on Wednesday when the great al Murray pub landlord is in the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 17, 2019

Wife and I booked about a month in advance. It is stated on the website that show starts at 8.30pm and doors open at 7.30pm, so we arrived at 7.45pm to find the place completely rammed with no seating available. The woman collecting tickets just...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank 856PeterR
Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

We went to the midweek show, which apparently is the same as the weekend one but less money. Bargain!! As others have said, arrive early to bag a seat.....Why not? There's a bar with good beers to get you in a happy mood 😀 We...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank G7473DEmichaelg
Reviewed March 4, 2019

Visited Saturday 2nd March. We had pre-booked tickets a couple of weeks in advance which was necessary as the show had sold out. The show itself was really good. The host Susan Morrison was very funny - especially picking on people in the front row!...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kirst1234
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

1st ever stand up comedy club myself and my partner have been to. Thank you Stand Comedy Club, for taking our stand up viginities. If we return to Edinburgh, I’m certain we will revisit. P.s try the food, we had nachos and wedges. Both were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank darylhooper1990
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

All the acts were great tonight. Sometimes a bit hit or miss but that is what is amazing about this place... trying out new jokes. The ambience. The most amazing nachos and the friendliest staff in the world.

Date of experience: March 2019
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of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
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February 20, 2018|
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Response from RayH586 | Reviewed this property |
Pay at the door but get there early not a lot of seats
October 27, 2017|
Response from Andybarnes12 |
2 hours
October 27, 2017|
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Response from Philip R | Reviewed this property |
A couple of hours with a 15 min intermission.