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Usher Hall

Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH1 2EA, Scotland
+44 131 228 1155
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The seats are SO!!!! Uncomfortable

People must have been short and thinner when they build the usher hall .... being so cramped... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lorna P
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Recommend Stall Seats

Second visit here this year, first to see Elbow but could only get upoer circle seats, not comfy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dundee, United Kingdom
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Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH1 2EA, Scotland
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+44 131 228 1155
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

People must have been short and thinner when they build the usher hall .... being so cramped completely spoiled the experience for me. Also sound left me ears ringing for days... just not as good as a modern concert venue... Staff and service were fantastic...More

Thank Lorna P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second visit here this year, first to see Elbow but could only get upoer circle seats, not comfy and not a lot of leg room, but still good sound quality, returned to see Led Zeppelin Tribute Band had stall seats 2nd row from the stage,...More

1  Thank dundeetravellermrshc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great staff easy access for those with mobility problems you could not get a more professional team of staff

1  Thank ivangeddis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don’t be fooled by the modern glass extension added in recent years, inside the Usher Hall retains it’s impressive traditional opulent style. We booked online via the Hall’s own Ticket Office and benefited from being able to select our seats and avoid rip-off additional charges...More

Thank Rantin rover
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to a concert here a few days ago, inside the acoustics were great, the staff friendly and overall was acceptable. However on entering the building the door staff would not allow us in with the sealed bottles of water we had bought minutes earlier....More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The 1st time we went to the Usher Hall we were in the cramped wooden seats in the gods. The sound was amazing but the seating terrible. Tonight we have come back from another concert and it was 200% better. Seats at the front this...More

Thank Dundeetravellers_8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for first time to watch band playing. Lots of dedicated entry doors, well signed, to get you to correct seats. Castle Terrace car park 100 yrds away, perfect. Staff helpful and informative. Each level has a bar and loos, so no queues, even...More

Thank a_suthers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the concert here and was sat mid upper circle the Acoustics were fantastic the performance out of this world. Ears are still ringing.

Thank Norrie9032
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Returning to my home town for a gig is always a comforting experience. A good old suck on her teat every now and again is a regenerative experience I recommend to all. Seasick Steve was, as ever, exceptional. The Usher Hall was, as ever, exceptional....More

Thank Diablo6666
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to see Joe Bonamassa a couple of days ago. I was in the upper circle. Seats were terrible and sound was absolutely diabolical. I can't believe all the people who think it is good there.

Thank Richard H
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Hi . Do we bring a picnic lunch to Messiah at Usher Hall on 2nd January
19 December 2016|
Response from Greig R | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any ushers in the theatre itself that could stop you.
Liz P
Hi, was just wondering is usher hall in the city centre? We're staying in princes street does anyone know is that nearby? Thanks
2 November 2016|
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Response from Mary G | Reviewed this property |
It's a short 10/15 minute walk from Princes Street to the Usher Hall depending on which end of the street you're staying at
Is there a specific dress code?
17 May 2016|
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Response from kenny f | Reviewed this property |
no there isn't any dress code