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Usher Hall

Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH1 2EA, Scotland
+44 131 228 1155
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Brilliant staff great security guy

Went to future islands on Thursday night which was an amazing gig...and met a lovely guy after the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
KCSC123
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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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Very helpful

I found it very difficult working my way through the instructions for booking the next winter... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
johnramsay735
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Unique concert hall in the heart of Edinburgh. Music, comedy, award ceremonies, hospitality and more. Celebrating 100 years in 2014
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“grand circle” (17 reviews)
“sound quality” (11 reviews)
“concert venue” (10 reviews)
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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"
in 9 reviews
"box office"
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"classical music"
in 6 reviews
"great sound"
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"philharmonic orchestra"
in 5 reviews
"support act"
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"stall seats"
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"standing area"
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"great view of stage"
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"interval drinks"
in 3 reviews
"city centre location"
in 3 reviews
"edinburgh festival"
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"beautiful building"
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"great seats"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to future islands on Thursday night which was an amazing gig...and met a lovely guy after the show from security, Willie, who chatted to us. We got to meet the band which was awesome. Loved the Usher Hall & the staff are a credit...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found it very difficult working my way through the instructions for booking the next winter concerts by the RSNO. Within a few minutes all the problems were solved by Iona, a most helpful young lady.

Thank johnramsay735
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Got to see Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats here. One of the best shows I've ever seen and this hall was part of that experience. The floor is all standing, but with reserved standing places. Not sure I've ever seen that before! The upper...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Attended a great show recently in this Edinburgh iconic building,helpful staff,prices for drinks a bit high but you were allowed to take into auditorium

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

First time at The Usher Hall at the weekend to see Nathaniel Rateliffe and The Nightsweats. As usual, would have enjoyed the band no matter where they played but The Usher Hall was amazing. Lovely venue. We were in The Grand Circle and plenty of...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Was here to see Nathaniel Rateliff who was brilliant. The problem was the standing only area meant you couldn't see the band. Or hear them very well. The venue itself is well run and efficient.

Thank jkennyd
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Wow! I’ve been to the Usher Hall before but not for anyone like Nathaniel. What a night. I never thought a classical music venue would be so good for rock. Slipping floor making visibility good and the crowd wee rocking at the end floor and...More

Thank Findlay R
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Went to see Nathaniel Rateliff last night. Our seats were in the upper circle. Very poor visibility......on the edge of our seats all night to try and view him and the band. The sound was horrendous. I havent been here before so dont know if...More

Thank Claire M
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 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 26 March 2018

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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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
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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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