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Monkey Barrel Comedy, MB3

Location pin

9-11 Blair St, Edinburgh, EH1 1QR - 

  • Credit card

    From
    £72 min spend

  • Users

    Up to
    300 standing

  • Table with chairs

    Offers
    catering

  • Delivery truck

    Internal Catering
    allowed

Whether you are looking to put on a show, host a private event, take that team building course to the next level or record your latest podcast, Monkey Barrel Comedy has a number of options and venues to suit any option and any budget. We operate three sites all year round with two fully equipped performance spaces, a full equipped Podcast Studio, state of the art recording facilities and several bars, meeting spaces and breakout areas available.

Located in Edinburgh’s city centre in the Old Town our venues can be found just off the Royal Mile. The spaces are well connected via public transport and there are plenty of nearby parking facilities. Monkey Barrel Comedy is 5-star rated on TripAdvisor (Edinburgh's best rated Comedy Club) and is #1 for Comedy Clubs and Concerts & Shows. We would be delighted to host your event in one of our spaces.

Additionally, with two Department of Magic Escape Rooms and our Top Rated Magic Potions cocktail bar, Monkey Barrel Comedy has everything you need for a variety of events and occasions.

We present weekly and private comedy events and are #1 for Comedy Clubs and Concerts & Shows on Trip Advisor, Scotland’s Best Venue at the last Chortle Awards and 3 time Scottish Comedy Award winner. Customer Drinks and Catering packages available for a variety of local suppliers. Monkey Barrel Comedy offers workshops and versatile spaces to expand your creative endeavours and development. Our workshops partner with experienced industry professionals who can tailor the content around your requirements.

MB3
- 97 to 150 seated capacity
- 100-200 standing capacity
- Customisable lighting
- Sound board and Light board
- Fully stocked bar including draft products
- Hot holding equipment
- Professional A/V recording equipment
- Live video streaming facilities
- Podcast recording
- Fibre Optic Wifi
- Projector and Standing TV equipment
- Toilet facilities

Capacity & layout

Standing

Standing

up to 300

Theatre

Theatre

up to 155

Cabaret

Cabaret

up to 126

Classroom

Classroom

up to 155

Catering & drinks

Catering arrangements

Catering arrangements

Catering facilities

Catering facilities

Refreshments

Refreshments

Alcohol

Alcohol

Amenities

Disabled access

Disabled access

Heating

Heating

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Natural light

Natural light

Stage

Stage

Table / chairs included

Table / chairs included

Tea

Tea

Whiteboards

Whiteboards

Premises parking

Premises parking

Audio & visual

Sound system

Sound system

Microphone

Microphone

Projector & screen

Projector & screen

TV screen

TV screen

Flipchart

Flipchart

WiFi

WiFi

Space rules

Allowed events

alcoholLicense

Licensed for alcohol

Cancellation policy

70% refundable 14 days before the event

Location

Reviews

  • Ciaràn McNally

    October 2023

    Love Edinburgh and love The Monkey Barrel. Such a great night and by far the best comedy venue in the city. Very cool vibe in the bar area and very organised in relation to getting a drink. The 4 comedians were superb and very skilled at incorporating their set to fit the audience. The comedian introducing them was masterful and extremely engaging with the crowd. It's right on the royal mile and was hands down my favourite night. Laughed until it hurt.

  • Lucy T

    December 2023

    It's a few days before New Year, and I was visiting a friend in Edinburgh. This came up as an option as something we could do in the city centre. Although the venue is across the road from where you think it is (or Google maps says it is) we had a great show with 4 acts and a great compere who kept everyone smiling. Great fun and absolutely recommend for some laughs.

  • Zoe Campbell

    November 2023

    Absolutely brilliant atmosphere. Loved most of the acts I went to see. This was my first time at a comedy show and I wasn't disappointed. I will definitely be back for more laughs. Staff are super friendly and efficient. Table service during the show was super fast. 10/10.

  • Kevinvdheiden

    January 2024

    I havent laughed as so hard in a while. We were at the great show on saterday and saw 4 different amazing acts. Also the beer selection was great. Honestly the best time i had here on our trip. Go here if you want a great evening out.

  • Bec

    July 2023

    Really enjoyed the Wednesday night show we saw! All the comedians were fantastic and the crowd was really fun! If you’re looking for an affordable activity in Edinburgh then this is the place to go! Staff were excellent and being able to order drinks and food from your seat straight to you was easy as and means you didn’t miss any of the performances waiting at the bar. Definitely check this out when you’re in Edinburgh!