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Great night out!

I came here for a bite to eat and to see the comedy acts. The food was a little disappointing, I... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Fiona R
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London, United Kingdom
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Great selection of comedians, great price for tickets, expensive drinks.

The atmosphere was great and the room used for the gig was really nice. it was intimate but not... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2016
Lukas G
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1 Jan 2019
“Great place for a night out”
18 Jan 2018
“Lived up to the good reputation!”
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Banana Cabaret is one of London's most respected comedy clubs. Located in Bedford Pub.
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Sw12 77 Bedford Hill, London SW12 9HD, England
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+44 7467 027592
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Reviewed 1 January 2019

We went to the New Year Eve event here. We were shown to our reserved seats and we ordered food which was very nice and they had a good selection with a better vegetarian selection than in a lot of places. We saw four great...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Had the best night at Bananas last Sat! Had me laughing all night. Every act said it was one of the top clubs or such a great club to play and it definitely showed. You'll be seeing me again soon!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Al H
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We have been to this comedy club many times over the years but the last two occasions have been stinkers. The quality of the acts really seems to have dropped off, the compere cancelled both times meaning there was little interaction with the audience too....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Marklound
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I came here for a bite to eat and to see the comedy acts. The food was a little disappointing, I had the Haloumi salad and it was mostly bitter frisée type lettuce, so I didn't eat much of it. My date had the burger...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Fiona R
Reviewed 9 July 2016

The atmosphere was great and the room used for the gig was really nice. it was intimate but not confining. drinks were expensive, I think i payed upwards of £5 for a pint, bearing in mind this runs as a pun too..

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Lukas G
Reviewed 1 March 2016

One of London's oldest and best comedy clubs. The comedy takes place in a large pub room conveniently located just a short walk from Balham tube. On my most recent trip all the acts were absolutely hilarious, but the definite highlight was Andrew Maxwell who...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Pete R
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Had a great night at Banana Wharf tonight..friendly staff, especially Mike at the bar! Will definitely come back again

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Cros2014
Reviewed 9 May 2014 via mobile

Having visited this venue on at least a dozen occasions over a decade, I can safely say you are more likely than not to have a great night. Tonight, after a painfully funny night (that's a good thing!), my group had a lengthy debate about...More

1  Thank alanfrankie
Reviewed 9 November 2013

Arriving at the Bedford for a night of comedy, we were expecting a lot. Instead it turned into a night of boredom. Truly the worst comedians I've ever seen! I will never return, nor recommend to anyone with a brain! Save your money and go...More

Date of experience: November 2013
1  Thank LondonLeslie
Reviewed 14 October 2013

I booked two tickets online which cost over £35 with the booking fee. This turned out to be poor value. We were given seats on the balcony around a tiny table pushed up to the balcony rail and the small wooden fold up chairs were...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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