Monkey Barrel Comedy (The Hive)

  • 15-17 Niddry St, EH1 1LG
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Monkey Barrel Comedy is in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, with the best acts in the best rooms at the Fringe. Home to both Edinburgh Comedy Awards in 2022, and the Best Comedy Show at last year's Fringe. 19 award nominees since 2017. Scotland’s Best Venue 2023 (Chortle Awards). 'Down there at the Monkey Barrel, there’s something in the water, and I can't stop drinking it!' (Sam Campbell).

Box Office

Linked with Fringe Box Office

Accepts Credit/Debit Cards



The venue has a fully stocked bar for drinks and snacks before, during and after the shows.

Age Limit

Hive Till (over) Five.

Babes in Arms

Babes in arms policy: Babies are not allowed in the venue

Policy applies to:  Children under 2 years

Please note this may vary per show.