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Address: 279 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-5611
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+1 617-338-7699
22:00 - 02:00
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Great music venue, decent club

Set inside a large building with a lot of stairs leading up to the club, Royale definitely has some character. The sides are decked out with Chandeliers. While I don't tend to... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2016
Benjamin I
Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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108 reviews
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I've been to Royale a handful of times, and I have to say I'm not impressed. On this occasion, a group of friends went to Royale to celebrate a friend that was moving away - Morgan Page was the main DJ that night. The music was ok but nothing special. Some songs were a little hard to dance to. The... More 

Thank jgblauvelt
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

Five of us went to see Allen Stone last night. With all the nonsense going on around the world, the security was really refreshing - professional and nice. We really enjoyed ourselves - kudos to the team at the Royale!

Thank jacalyker
West Greenwich, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

Saw Heartless Bastards and Old 97's here this weekend. Club is located right on Tremont in a great location. Intimate space to see a show but definitely didn't feel crowded. Friendly bar staff. Good sound system! Would definitely go back to see another show here!

Thank Lori-Ellen S
Boston, Massachusetts
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132 reviews
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Reviewed 4 May 2016

Set inside a large building with a lot of stairs leading up to the club, Royale definitely has some character. The sides are decked out with Chandeliers. While I don't tend to enjoy super-packed club nights, it doubles as an excellent music venue with actual room to breathe. Standing room only, but there aren't really any bad places to stand.

2 Thank Benjamin I
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Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

This is not a music review. First of all they should look up the definition of "Nightclub". Very few tables, no table service, no food, dirty restrooms, and a bartender that didn't know what a vodka gimlet was. Seriously? At least we know now what we will be getting into next time...there is a real opportunity for a competent manager... More 

2 Thank Eric D
Boston, Massachusetts
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409 reviews
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Reviewed 5 February 2016

Good spot to see a show. It's a pretty intimate place. Not too crowded and easy to get a drink. Worth checking out if you are interested in a band playing here.

1 Thank Adam R
Sarasota, Florida
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Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Went for a private party. The area is secluded and hard to find. The space is large. The food was great but not sure they supplied it or it was an outside caterer. The dj and music played was kind of lame and definitely did not get the party dancing.

Thank Scott S
Mumbai, India
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107 reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2015

I was there at the Royale yesterday.the cover charge is 30 bucks per person. The place is big with a DJ playing on the stage. The lighting and the special effects are extremely good. the first DJ played music that was little bit disappointing,But the mood changed when the second DJ took to the floor and boy,did he rock the... More 

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Ledyard, Connecticut
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Reviewed 23 April 2015

Great place for concerts and probably my favorite venue in Boston. I have seen numerous shows there and the sound has always been great. Seems to be an odd place for metal shows though due to the raised dance floor but being close to the front has never caused that to be a problem for me. The view from the... More 

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Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

The girl at the door who searched my bag was obviously on drugs. She spent about 5 minutes going through every little thing, having trouble with each zipper and dropping stuff on the ground, even opened up my ear plug case and asked what they were. I can't help but think she really wanted me to have drugs, so she... More 

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