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Address: 5 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EB, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 131 558 7272

Intimate purpose-built comedy club open 7 nights a week.

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Fun Night Out

Went here to see Gary Little perform as we had seen him once before. We ended up sitting at one of the tables right at the front and of course we were slightly worried! However... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went here to see Gary Little perform as we had seen him once before. We ended up sitting at one of the tables right at the front and of course we were slightly worried! However, it was totally fine and actually really good to sit there, so much so I wouldn't hesitate to sit there again...maybe that's because he didn't... More 

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Brought our staff here for the show and we also got dinner. We had to arrive at 7pm to ensure we got a table (which we needed as eating) then you wait two hours for the show to start. The food was dreadful, didn’t expect it to be great especially when having to eat on your knee but if I... More 

Thank Nichola8
StandBoxOffice, Marketing Manager at The Stand Comedy Club, responded to this review

Hi Nichola, I'm sorry the food was not to your liking - we normally receive great feedback regarding our food. We do however take note of your comments as we are constantly working on improving all aspects of what we offer. Comedy is subjective so we can't guarantee that everyone will like all of our acts all of the time.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here by my self and felt at total ease, the staff were polite and helpful and the comedians were very very funny- the turn was hilarious and i could have listened to him all night! The headliner was fantastic and was defo a highlight of my short break

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my partner visited The Stand for the Halloween show, as I was on crutches I had emailed the club previously to make sure I would be able to sit down, when we arrived the staff were very helpful and had reserved us a table with a good view, I was also told that I could use the back... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great little venue not far from main City Centre. A cheap and cheerful night out which definitely delivered plenty of laughs. Viva La Shambles you were well worth if not more the ticket fee.. Would highly recommend a visit we will certainly be back.. 👍🏽😂

Thank Steviel47
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for the Halloween show very recently and loved the experience. It was 3 pounds for eight acts and they were all interesting in their own ways! There were lots of newcomers starting out and the crowd were very supportive! I really enjoyed the last guy and the MC was brilliant. One of the bar men even filled in... More 

Thank Caroline W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Our 4th time there and still our favourite comedy club ever visited. Always top of the line comedians. One should not go if one is'nt fairly strong in the understanding of English language though. Make sure to come early and have dinner there in order to get a table.

Thank Robert R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Our first experience at a comedy club and it was not what we expected at all, It was 100x better! All of the comedians were hilarious and very engaging with the crowd! Will definitely be back next time we visit Edinburgh. Thank you for a brilliant night with lots of laughter!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

I went on a Saturday night and it was packed so was glad to have booked my tickets early. You can't reserve a seat so if you want to sit, go early. I went 45 minutes before the acts started but there was only standing room left. We had 4 acts plus a moderator who gets the crowd going (who... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

On Sunday we went to 'The Stand' had some lunch (Thank you to the Chef for some lovely food) Thank you to the wonderful staff who made sure I was ok down the steps, making sure I was able to get to the easy access facilities. There was a free show on "Stu & Garry's Improv Show" absolutely fantastic!! I've... More 

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