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Address: 22-23 Westgate Street, Bath BA1 1EP, England
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+44 845 293 8480
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Komedia Bath operates in the beautiful former Beau Nash picture house, a...

Komedia Bath operates in the beautiful former Beau Nash picture house, a grade one listed building on Westgate Street. Since opening in 2008 it has become an important element of the arts quarter in Bath and presents a large and diverse programme focused on comedy and music, and extending to cabaret, spoken word and kids events. Cornerstones of the programme include the all conquering Saturday night Krater Comedy Club, and the bi-monthly Ministry of Burlesque’s Twisted Cabaret. The venue has become a feature on the comedy touring circuit, hosting acts such as Russell Howard, Ross Noble, Jenny Eclair, The Boy With Tape on His Face and many others. Music shows have constantly increased in profile since opening with a wide range of genres attracted to the Komedia Bath including The Feeling, Kate Nash, Ronnie Size, Lulu, The Levellers, Ash, Bellowhead, Clare Teal, Candi Staton, Noah and the Whale, Dry the River, Fink, Frank Turner and Chase & Status.The venue boasts a 615 standing capacity and a 427 cabaret seated capacity which includes a balcony seating 173 people. Komedia Bath also operates a daytime Arts Cafe, offering the only menus in Bath that are accredited to the Soil Association Gold Standard. The Arts Cafe is host to VIP customers at the weekend and on weeknights often operates as a studio venue, with the regular Komedia open mic nights for aspiring performers. The project to develop the Beau Nash to host Komedia Bath won The Building Excellence Award for The Best Renovation of a Listed Building in the UK. Since opening the Komedia Bath has also won The Chortle Award for Best Venue in the West of England five times, cementing the venues position at the top tier of venues in the UK.

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The ministry of burlesques twisted cabaret

The show was a bit disappointing, I've been to many burlesque nights before and they've been so much fun. I think the magicians really let the experience down their performance... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 May 2016
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Frome, United Kingdom
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

The booking experience was very friendly and genuine and when we arrived this was further enhanced by more friendly and helpful staff. A real credit to the place. The comedian's were diverse and so therefore everyone in our mixed age and gender group was guarenteed a laugh or 10 !! The after show club was not my sort of music... More 

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Frome, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

The show was a bit disappointing, I've been to many burlesque nights before and they've been so much fun. I think the magicians really let the experience down their performance was quite boring and not involving with the audience. I was sat on a table next to a stag do and they were so annoying and kept going on at... More 

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Swindon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Good venue comedians were funny food was excellent friendly staff. Great night in all good value for money .

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Mold, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Had a lovely pre-show meal with complimentary glass of bubbly. Food was excellent. Really enjoyed the comedians and the dancing after....great night out

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London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

This was a lovely night including dinner, drinks a stand-up comedy show - host very good, 1st comedian great, 2nd comedian ok, 3rd comedian very good - so overall an enjoyable evening). After the show it turned into a disco/night club, which was ok.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Firstly! The staff on arrival were lovely, couldn't have done more to make you feel welcome, vip tickets... Hmm, we were in the main entrance lobby, the prosecco & nibbles were one glass each and a bowl of mixed olives, (hardly nibbles) the pork starter was inedible, (pedigree chum in cutlets) the mackerel pate was ok, not enough toast. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

So it's our 17th wedding anniversary and decided to come to bath for a couple of days. Thought that a visit to the club would be a fun night out, and have not been disappointed, the female compare is awesome and really got the crowed going, and the acts have been amazing. Thank you for an awesome night. 10 /... More 

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Bideford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

We went for my husbands 40th birthday and were not disappointed! We did the VIP meal. The menu choice was good and the food was too. The staff were great and very attentive through your the whole evening and the three different comedians were very funny - as was the Mic. Drinks were reasonably priced. Easy central location. A great... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

Friendly and accommodating staff it's a shame about the food and comedians on the night. Burgers served cold but compensated with free puds. Only one comedian out of three used his comic skills to the max, shame wouldn't bother again.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Went to a Krater Comedy night here and was really impressed over all. Drinks are really reasonable; 4 pint jugs of beer/ale especially good value. You can eat too, and the food looked good. Staff were great - both the bar staff and those on the door or showing people to tables. The first two comedians were fantastic, and one... More 

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