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The Frog and Bucket Comedy Club

Open Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Good night out

Came here as part of a hen party. The venue is a bit tired looking but that adds to the charm of... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2019
Wigan, United Kingdom
via mobile
Thursday night fun

Great night in nice little comedy club. 4 comedians plus a very funny and capable compère. A short... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2018
Thornaby On Tees, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Manchester’s original and longest running Alternative Comedy Venue, showcasing the very best in national and international comedy Monday through Saturday. The Frog and Bucket prides itself in developing some of the best comic talents on the circuit...more
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102 Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1LJ, England
+44 161 236 9805
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely love it here, cheap entry and great atmosphere. Been several times and it’s always a good night however drinks are slightly pricey

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 18 February 2019

We had tickets for the Gabby Killick show which we had booked at the last minute, it was not until we were getting ready to leave that we realised last entry to the show was 4:45 pm and approaching 4pm we were still in Stoke...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JednSasha
Reviewed 17 February 2019 via mobile

Very friendly staff the food is really good best pizza I’ve had in a while. Chilli cheese fries are a must beautiful. A great night had by all.

Date of experience: February 2019
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

Came here as part of a hen party. The venue is a bit tired looking but that adds to the charm of the place. We only ordered ‘snack’ food but this came out quite quickly and was decent enough. The drinks were a bit of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MrsElKel
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

A very odd concept for a quite run down club-no heckling, which is a shame as it is quite often the case that the hecklers are funnier than the acts. I’d expect a better upkeep of the premises for £25 a ticket.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 189kati
Reviewed 15 December 2018

Went here for our works Christmas do. The food took a while to come out and portions were a bit small. The compère wasn't very good . The first act was a singer he was ok ish. The second chap was a lot funnier. Overall...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank steve b
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here loads of times over the last 6 years. It’s always a good night out and anyone I’ve taken with me has enjoyed it. The atmosphere is really good and it’s a great mix between a comedy club and a bar. If you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RoystonLaurence
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Had a great evening on an early Christmas work celebration. Comedy and food was good however the dance music was dreadful. The DJ on Friday 30th November was asked several times to put on 80's 90's tunes but ignored requests from numerous guests in our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Smileyclub
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

We went a Saturday evening show, as we have done several times before. For the first time we were seated upstairs on the raised tables. We had a disappointing evening as half of the group couldn't see the act from their seats. The other half...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank andrewmY6040BA
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

Great night in nice little comedy club. 4 comedians plus a very funny and capable compère. A short walk from the city centre. The venue is very cosy, some tables appeared to have restricted views with supports but we had uninterrupted views of the stage....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Loo L
5 January 2019|
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Response from bevvy21 | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to have a meal.
23 October 2018|
Response from Q6081KAandrewd | Reviewed this property |
Hi - you cannot book a specific table as far as i am aware, unless you maybe call them up. Depending size of party you may have to share a table. hope this helps