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The Apex

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Address: 1 Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds IP33 3FD, England
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+44 1284 758000
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Award winning live music & entertainment venue in Bury St Edmunds,...

Award winning live music & entertainment venue in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

From classical to jazz, folk to pop/rock, comedy, family entertainment & more!

The Apex also hosts a stunning art gallery with frequently changing exhibitions, plus a cafe!

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The Etta James Story

The Apex - what a great venue; architecturally the building is huge, being light and airy with plenty of space in the bar area on the first floor. Staff are always friendly and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Cambridge
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295 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Apex - what a great venue; architecturally the building is huge, being light and airy with plenty of space in the bar area on the first floor. Staff are always friendly and helpful. We had great seats in the auditorium; with plenty of leg room and the spacing is just right so you can see the performer easily. One... More 

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time to the Apex to see Wilko Johnson in concert and what a great venue it turned out to be. Firstly it has really good parking within a 2 minute walk, lots of restaurants next door and the venue itself is fully accessible. Architecturally the building is huge, open and light with plenty of space in all of the... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to The Apex to see 'The Etta James Story'. We booked a table for a pre show dinner. The staff in the restaurant were extremely helpful and pleasant. The food too was exemplary. They do a short but interesting menu. We opted for BBQ chicken wings with blue cheese dressing and shared sides of sour... More 

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Thank Mabs47
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great new venue in town. Good choice of acts from popular music. classical. Comedy and other entertainment. With top artist's appearing regularly.

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Thank ken b
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are so lucky in Bury St Edmunds to have such a wonderful venue as The Apex. It is a great central point in the new part of town, which acts as a hub, for lots of bub bub. I visited today, and to keep the children entertained during the half term break, there was a Mad Hatters Tea Party.... More 

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Thank James S
Bury st Edmunds
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61 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really great show in a very comfortable theatre. Great value tickets but a big let down at the bar. Why should we have to pay £7.20 for a large glass of Merlot? We were told a bottle would work out less expensive but at £22.00 it is very slightly dearer. The real problem is that the staff fail to... More 

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Thank grobba
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55 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Apex Theartre is apsulotely superb place to watch music acts you can see the stage from every seat and is loverly and clean would certainly not hesitate to book again

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Thank Richard B
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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212 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I won a voucher to use for food at the apex . I went to seethe bee gees You Win Again show. I had intended to come for dinner there anyway even without the voucher. Excellent service, and small but interesting menu. Not overpriced and thought for the price was excellent quality. Had the beef stew with extra veg, and... More 

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Suffolk
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We ate at the Apex before a show & the staff were very good. They came over to check on the allergy status of one of our party (I had phone earlier & told them. However, when the meal arrived the portions were very small (beef stew, £6.50 & I only had about 4 bits of meat whilst others in... More 

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Thank NicCSuffolk
Norfolk, England
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A good quality cafe. Not a vast range, but good when you want a 'bite to eat' and not a meal. Friendly, courteous staff. Surrounded by all sorts of 'speciality restaurants', the Apex offers the chance of fortifying yourself before tackling the shops. In windy weather, sit towards the middle of the cafe, near the revolving doors, as Charter Square... More 

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