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The Apex

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Address: 1 Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds IP33 3FD, England
Phone Number:
+44 1284 758000
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

Award winning live music & entertainment venue in Bury St Edmunds,...

Award winning live music & entertainment venue in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

From classical to jazz, folk to pop/rock, comedy, family entertainment & more!

The Apex also hosts a stunning art gallery with frequently changing exhibitions, plus a cafe!

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The Apex Theartre Bury St Edmunds Suffolk

The Apex Theartre is apsulotely superb place to watch music acts you can see the stage from every seat and is loverly and clean would certainly not hesitate to book again

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Apex Theartre is apsulotely superb place to watch music acts you can see the stage from every seat and is loverly and clean would certainly not hesitate to book again

Thank Richard B
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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211 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I won a voucher to use for food at the apex . I went to seethe bee gees You Win Again show. I had intended to come for dinner there anyway even without the voucher. Excellent service, and small but interesting menu. Not overpriced and thought for the price was excellent quality. Had the beef stew with extra veg, and... More 

Thank lillypad46
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at the Apex before a show & the staff were very good. They came over to check on the allergy status of one of our party (I had phone earlier & told them. However, when the meal arrived the portions were very small (beef stew, £6.50 & I only had about 4 bits of meat whilst others in... More 

Thank NicCSuffolk
Norfolk, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

A good quality cafe. Not a vast range, but good when you want a 'bite to eat' and not a meal. Friendly, courteous staff. Surrounded by all sorts of 'speciality restaurants', the Apex offers the chance of fortifying yourself before tackling the shops. In windy weather, sit towards the middle of the cafe, near the revolving doors, as Charter Square... More 

Thank NorfolkChas
Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Our first visit to the Apex, and we were not dissapointed with the venue as far as the music went. A really lovely modern building loads of leg room, we were in isle 'N' we would definitely return! However we would not dine there again...sorry! It is not expensive at all but I would say child size portions, which is... More 

Thank Maggie B
Beccles, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

We saw The Albion band here last month. A very smart, modern venue. It is in the centre of Bury & was a little hard to find on a cold, wet, winters evening, but was worth it.

Thank Julieterry02
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Whatever your preferred genre of music, the Apex has a schedule with something for everyone. From the monthly Fat Cat Comedy club, to folk music to classical to rock, I feel so lucky that I live so close to such a fantastic venue. Acoustics are amazing and the atmosphere is superb! Recommend checking "What's On" regularly as you could miss... More 

Thank JudithFP
Newmarket, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Very good band Barry Steele & friends as Roy Orbison Tribute playing to an almost full house. Some left the theatre before the interval complaining of sound problem. Sadly their sound system was faulty so Barry's voice was drowned out by the drums. Apex management blamed the band's equipment. A lot of unhappy customers last night.

Thank 102ian
Ian C, Manager at The Apex, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your review. We have received a number of complaints about the sound for this show. I can confirm there was no fault with the sound system. We have passed the complaints directly onto the shows producer, as it was their own (and not an Apex) sound engineer working on the show on the night. Our own,... More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

A great venue for all kinds of entertainment, we have seen singers, bands and comedians here and it worked for all of them. Good facilities and ease of access make it a very easy place to reach, park and be comfortable.. There are a plethora of cafes/restaurants in the same area so getting fed and watered beforehand is simplicity itself.

Thank TheGuvnor F
Thetford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

As title went here to see chicago blues brothers. Great band and do great venue. Really hope they come here again . Very nice and easy place to go to .

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