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Usher Hall

Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH1 2EA, Scotland
+44 131 228 1155
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The show was very organised. The staff where accommodating. There is a pub that serves food right... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Megan A
via mobile
Lovely Strauss concert

Attended the wonderful Strauss concert in the new year - this was an excellent event with the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scotland, 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
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“grand circle” (16 reviews)
“sound quality” (11 reviews)
“concert venue” (10 reviews)
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Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH1 2EA, Scotland
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Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH1 2EA, Scotland
+44 131 228 1155
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank PtarmiganTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only seats available were The Upper Circle for the SFO Concert - could not believe in this day and age the disgraceful and crammed up seats - wooden Backed with a parsimonious cushion on the base - coupled with that you can hardly move and...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The annual New Year Handel Messiah has been an Edinburgh Usher Hall institution for 131 years with ERCU choir and Orchestra performing to over 2000. This performance didnt disapoint though with bring your own picnics being part of the experience, I wish the Hall would...More

Thank Douglas552
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Attended the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Concert on Sunday afternoon. We were really impressed with the Orchestra and the venue. So much so we returned the following day for the University Choir Carol Service and Organ Music. Magnificent old building but I’m guessing the seating...More

Thank PeteNyland
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Went to the national orchestra's concert. A bit away from the Old City, but still within a 10-min walk distance. Concerts are nice, Box office staff are friendly. Booking for tickets usually recommended.

Thank MittX
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Our first visit to the Usher Hall and what a beautiful venue, we sat 3 rows from the stage in very comfy seats with plenty of leg room I'm 6.2" Alison and her band gave an amazing performance as she did the first time we...More

2  Thank Sean B
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Good venue for a cracking concert from Alison, superb position central row W and atmosphere was great. Only downside was the 3 alchohol fuelled women in row behind who talked throughout the show......why bother going, they should have stayed in the pub ? Didn't spoil...More

1  Thank Gauldie2015
Reviewed 5 November 2017

ALISON MOYET EXCEPTIONAL,.Facilities poor,Why do people pay top money for concerts to talk and kiss during the concert?Get a room,I wanted to enjoy the concert,it was brilliant,I don't want to be part of a relationship,even it was for the night.!

Thank Cherie O
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Compared to other venues, there did seem to be more bars and toilets which was good, but we did find the seats a bit uncomfortable though.

Thank SleepingSnowLeopard
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Marion R
4 January 2018|
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
19 December 2016|
Response from Greig R | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any ushers in the theatre itself that could stop you.