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Empire. Burger and chips . Great for a fiver. Chips r lovely. Great live music on. Saturday... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
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great night

happened across by chance turned out to be a brillant night listening to four different comedians... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Fiona S
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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28 Apr 2018
9 Dec 2017
The Empire Laughs Back has been the city's premier comedy club for more than 20 years. A who's who of world class comedians have performed over the years. Tuesday Nights Doors 8pm Show 9pm £8 / £7 with a student card
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
42 Botanic Avenue | The Belfast Empire Music Hall, Belfast BT7 1JQ, Northern Ireland
+44 7849 106896
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Imagine discriminating a blind person? Well that is what this establishment did. Was coming here for a comedy show in the hopes to have a great laugh so imagine my shock to find that I couldn’t get as such due to my best friend being...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Lovingtoeat2018
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Went two nights running to watch Tom Robinson then Ricky Ross..Got there early so we could get the best seats.... Brilliant olde worldy place..Lots of history and was worth the flight over....The drinks are also fair priced...The concert hall is above the pub so not...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Brian H
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Queued outside at 7.50pm and managed to get good seats. Show didn't start until 9pm but gave us time to get settled and have a drink. Good deals on drinks. Beer buckets (4x bottles) for £10. Saw two comedians the night we went both of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Amy W
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Empire. Burger and chips . Great for a fiver. Chips r lovely. Great live music on. Saturday. Nights best live music

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

happened across by chance turned out to be a brillant night listening to four different comedians all great

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Fiona S
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We happened to be in Belfast on comedy night and what an amazing night! Met some cool locals, sat in the front row and LOVED the show! The host (Steve, I think) was the funniest part of the show! So interactive with the crowd and...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank RoamingRobibsons
Reviewed 20 August 2016

My boyfriend and I love a comedy show and was very excited to go and see this, it lived up to it! Was very funny and for £7 (students) was definitely worth the money. Would have preferred it to start slightly earlier than 9 especially...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank jennycosens
laughs_back, Manager at Empire Laughs Back, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

Hi Jenny, Thank you so much for your feedback will take this all on board. Hopefully see you again soon. Jade Promoter for Empire Laughs Back

Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Having driven 30 miles with friends in the expectation of a night of fun and laughter we didn't even make first base. Following the advice of a previous reviewer we arrived early expecting to join a forming queue and obtain good seats. At 7.55pm we...More

Date of experience: March 2016
61  Thank timeagain
Reviewed 6 August 2015

The longest running comedy club in the city rarely fails to disappoint with great MCs and a range of acts - both local and on tour. Famed for its vocal audience interaction, the club has featured just about every major stand up artist. Cheap admission...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Irishguest517
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

While visiting Belfast we were looking for something to do after dinner and this place was recommended by our cab driver. It's £8 cover charge was reasonable. I found it was hard to clearly here the comedians because the mics were to loud. The comedians...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank 917kristip
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