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The Queen's Hall

Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9JG, Scotland
+44 131 667 7776
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Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Traditional concert hall with unusual woodwork and stained glass. Ideal circumstance for classical... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
E1185CRjohng
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Melrose, United Kingdom
Hot and stuffy

I attended a comedy performance as part of the fringe. We had balcony seats, these were incredibly... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Kyle B
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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Clerk Street, Edinburgh EH8 9JG, Scotland
Southside & Holyrood
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Traditional concert hall with unusual woodwork and stained glass. Ideal circumstance for classical chamber music.

Thank E1185CRjohng
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I attended a comedy performance as part of the fringe. We had balcony seats, these were incredibly hot and stuffy by the end of the performance. The view from the rear of the balcony is also not ideal

Thank Kyle B
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Strangely, although we have visited the Edinburgh Festival over a number of years, this was our first visit to the Queen's Hall. A warm, welcoming building with excellent acoustics, clearly displaying it's origin as a Chapel. Very good sightlines to the raised stage and a...More

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is the first time I have been to this small but intimate venue. The building was an old church which has been refurbished at one time and it still has what looks like the original seating. One of the few problems with viewing was...More

Thank richard m
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Went to see a concert here and it really is a great little venue. My issue here was that the security should check with the artist in advance to ascertain what their rules are regarding taking pics etc. Everyone was being encouraged by the artist...More

1  Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is a small venue.. great view from balcony made concert intimate. kept informed with 5 minute warning for act coming on and at interval .. able to take pint to seat. Busy bar but got served well enough and enjoyed the beer.

Thank greypigeon
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Went to see Robert Cray there recently. Very intimate venue of 900 maximum and the acoustics are very good. Really enjoyed the evening. The Hall does have a bar and the staff are helpful and friendly.

Thank Doug G
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

The worst venue I have ever been in. Tiny, uncomfortable seats. Half the seats in the place don't even face the stage. They make you stand in a corridor until minutes before a show. We went to see Procol Harum but it was far too...More

Thank littlereddevilag
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Why book early? Surely its obvious if you want the best seats? Yes, but there's another aspect to the Queens Hall - there are so many seats with either restricted or fairly non-existent views that you need to ensure you gain a seat with an...More

Thank aragon-11
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Loved the use of this building as a music venue. Liked the idea that you could have the option of standing or sitting depending on what was best for you. Despite a small technical issue with the main act came on, this was quickly resolved...More

Thank garyhh2016
Nearby
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
...More
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