Have a laugh in Shoreditch with live stand-up at the Comedy Café. Enjoy big names, hot newcomers, tasty food and comedy cocktails.
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66-68 Rivington StreetShoreditchLondonEC2A 3AY
- +44 (0)20 7739 5706
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I went for the first time to suss out the crowd for the Wednesday night open mic show as I've got a gig coming up the following month. It's a little confusing because you find Comedy Cafe but you enter through the bedroom bar. If you're planning to eat, get there a little early and order at the ground floor bar. You can bring the food up but will need to pick it up downstairs. The spicy...more
This place is a good little find tucked away on Rivington Street. The staff were excellent -- very pleasant and good service--- the food and drinks are decently priced and the portions were enormous! Personally I quite liked the fat chips. Be forewarned, the nachos starter is easily big enough to share amongst 3 people!
I like the small size of the venue; it is cozy without being...more
Walking into the comedy café feels like walking into the 60's and 70's. Bright orange paint work with psychedelic spirals and pop art styles writing all over the walls.
The stage is very small thus making the comedian part of the crowd. Tables are packed in, many filled with big groups, either for work functions or birthday parties.
I was a little disappointed with the comedian acts. We went...more
I'm not too sure how well this place ranks in London's big comedy scene but in my book, it's alright. Most nights there are a mixture of established acts and newer talent and all seem to get quite an easy ride from a generally up for it and encouraging crowd. On Wednesday's they do an open mic night which is aimed at new comedians on the scene. Last time I went to this the first act was a...more
I beg to differ in regards to this place. As an aspiring comic, I wanted to check out this place to see if I wanted to do the open mic here.
I found it easy to get a seat although other people smashed into our booth. The girlfriend ordered nachos which were enormous and looked really cheesy.
I found some of the acts to be funny (I like really taboo, sick jokes) and others not so, It was a...more