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Usher Hall

Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH1 2EA, Scotland
+44 131 228 1155
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Great Venue even better concert.

We recently visited Usher Hall for the first time to see Bastille Re Orchestrated. What a fantastic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CpnOO
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North East
via mobile
Night of Music

I have visited the Usher hall on numerous occasions to hear the music of John Williams done by the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robin_MP23
,
Edinburgh, Scotland
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Unique concert hall in the heart of Edinburgh. Music, comedy, award ceremonies, hospitality and more. Celebrating 100 years in 2014
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“grand circle” (16 reviews)
“sound quality” (11 reviews)
“concert venue” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:30
LOCATION
Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH1 2EA, Scotland
West End
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+44 131 228 1155
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"grand circle"
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"sound quality"
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"concert venue"
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"great acoustics"
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"box office"
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"great sound"
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"plenty of leg room"
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"philharmonic orchestra"
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"support act"
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"stall seats"
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"standing area"
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"john carpenter"
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"great view of stage"
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"interval drinks"
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"city centre location"
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"beautiful theatre"
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"edinburgh festival"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently visited Usher Hall for the first time to see Bastille Re Orchestrated. What a fantastic venue. Old but modern and the staff from door staff to barstaff were a credit to the place. The concert itself was fantastic and we shall be returning...More

Thank CpnOO
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited the Usher hall on numerous occasions to hear the music of John Williams done by the RSNO. Every time I've been to listen to them they have mesmerised me with how amazing the music actually is. The venue itself has very comfy...More

Thank Robin_MP23
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We attended the Belle and Sebastian gig, on 24.3.18. A really lovely venue. Good service from staff on arrival, bags searched and we were tagged on entrance. We had a drink in the bar before the gig started, reasonably priced, which was surprising as you...More

Thank Aconite9371
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely building! Me and partner went to see Belle and Sebastian. Great night. Service was good. Drink a bit pricey.

Thank Ruby F
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Came here with friends for the colours classical event.. which was superb as the acoustics of the venue were excellent.. we really enjoyed the night! Bar service was terrible! Not enough staff, serving slow and not serving in order at the bar. It led to...More

Thank carlislelass33
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

I was at the Usher Hall last night to see Seal in concert. This hall has been beautifully refurbished. The staff were very helpful and the show was fantastic with great sound It's a little time since I've been to a show there but it...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

The orchestra were indescribably good. The staff were very friendly. Over all a very nice experience.

Thank Chris B
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely venue, very clean. Warm and comfortable surroundings. We had fantastic seats aswell. Overall 10/10

Thank Sammy M
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

The show was very organised. The staff where accommodating. There is a pub that serves food right next to it so you can get food before you go in

Thank Megan A
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Attended the wonderful Strauss concert in the new year - this was an excellent event with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, a superb tenor and soprano and some dancers. The Usher Hall is a great venue with good visibility from just about everywhere, although I found...More

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fabsies
11 March 2018|
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Response from Des T | Reviewed this property |
I went to see alterbridge, and I could not fault it, viewing was great, and sound was 1st class.
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Marion R
3 January 2018|
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Response from Mrsvineberg | Reviewed this property |
They have a lift I walk with sticks and was on the 1st tier staff were fantastic helping too holding doors open
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