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The Stand Comedy Club

5 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EB, Scotland
+44 131 558 7272
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Really good show very close to the comedians. The compère billy kirkwood was magic really good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great night, bit cramped, still hilarious!

We went to The Stand's Red Raw night, where 10 people, new to the world of comedy come and try a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael L
Southport, United Kingdom
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Intimate purpose-built comedy club open 7 nights a week.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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5 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EB, Scotland
New Town
+44 131 558 7272
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good show very close to the comedians. The compère billy kirkwood was magic really good interacting with everyone. Thoroughly enjoyed the night and will recommend it to anyone and plan to go again next time we're in Edinburgh.

Thank Anjianddoug
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to The Stand's Red Raw night, where 10 people, new to the world of comedy come and try a bit of material. If you are easily offended: belt up or leave! Drinks are a bit pricy, but considering you pay 3 quid for...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited by chance on a city break discovering it was only £3 on a Monday, we had a fab night with lots of very good comedians. TIP Get there early to ensure you get a good seat

Thank Matthew E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great night last night. The acts were great and we all had a goodtime. The Venue is small and we were all roasting. Cold lager kept us cool though. Due to work myself and a mate joined the group late. We were...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The venue is cozy and quite small so make sure you get there early to get your seat. The staff were friendly and helpful. The bartenders were funny too! They have a good beer selection. If they have an Innis & Gunn on tap, go...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great night here fantastic host was so funny and well versed in getting a crowd going. The following acts were a good mix of folk. Bar staff friendly and very efficient and the food was good too Bar prices excellent for it's location...More

Thank gmanlloyd
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Hi well like I said it was a great show but the venue is terrible when I say that I mean the 101 rules I mean I understand yiu need to be quiet but being giving a car with all these rules on it just...More

Thank Gavin W
StandBoxOffice, Marketing Manager at The Stand Comedy Club, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Gavin, The rules are there to make sure that people don't disrupt the show. Other venues don't do this and the quality of the comedy suffers due to rowdy customers. I don't think you have a valid point to make at all. With regards...More

Reviewed 11 May 2017

We got there when it opened at 7:30 in order to get a seat which probably wasn't necessary as the people next to us got there just before the show started. People are sitting together at small tables which seems to be conducive to meeting...More

Thank yoyo841
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Visited with a group of friends and had to sign a disclaimer so the 8 of us would behave! This was all explained when I booked the tickets and they could have not been more helpful. Arrive at least 10 mins before opening if you...More

Thank BellaPeterborough
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We went to the Saturday show, and there was a queue to get in before the doors opened, so arrive early. We arrived at ten to seven and got one of the few tables left. The food was very tasty but quite small portions. It's...More

Thank lanebrain
StandBoxOffice, Marketing Manager at The Stand Comedy Club, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Hi, Thanks for posting your review. We are indeed a popular venue with a buzzing vibe. I'm really curious to know what you had to eat as most people tell us our portions are huge. I clearly couldn't have been one of our burgers!. Glad...More

New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
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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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can anyone tell me what the food is like,we've been there before but never eaten,cheers Mark.
17 January 2017|
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Response from Karine M | Reviewed this property |
Food is good and affordable.
Kaye A
Thinking of coming in tonight Thirsday 7th July what time does the show start?
8 July 2016|
Response from StandBoxOffice | Property representative |
Hi, doors open from 7pm and the show starts at 9pm. Our weekend shows are busy so we do recommend people come early as its unreserved seating. Tickets can be bought in advance via our website.