The Running Joke Comedy Club

The Running Joke Comedy Club

The Running Joke Comedy Club
5
Tuesday
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
About
The Running Joke is Sydney’s #1 Comedy Club. We have weekly shows every Tuesday upstairs at the iconic Potts Point Hotel. Each show features 4 of the best Australian & International comedians with resident host Daniel Muggleton.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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Neighbourhood: Darlinghurst
Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney, Darlinghurst has more bars per capita than any other suburb. Themes range from American whiskey bars and 1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning. Vintage lovers flock to Crown Street, and small designer boutiques can be found along Victoria and Bourke Streets. Dining in Darlinghurst is a gastronomic adventure. Food from all over the world is on the menu, from American ribs to tapas, sushi to gelato and every ethnicity in between.
How to get there
  • Kings Cross • 3 min walk
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Gatanoz
Perth, Australia49 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
We mostly enjoyed our night at the comedy club.
Pros-Funny Comedians and comfortable venue. The pub downstairs served good food.

Cons- When we called ahead to ask if we could eat at the show we were told no but then saw half the people around us eating at the show and getting served meals. What would help would be more instructions on their page on how to get there and what time doors open vs show starting. We got there early thinking the 7:30 was the start time for the show, not for the doors opening. Then us and several couples wondered around trying to find it since there were no signs....and the description calls it a 'Basement Bar' but its actually upstairs!

Overall it was a fun evening and I would do it again, but the cons did take it from a 5 to a 4 star review.
Written 1 March 2023
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Hi Gatanoz, thanks so much for coming to the show. We're sorry you had that experience with the venue. We used to be located in a basement but have since moved and updated our listing, and on our ticketing page we do specify that doors open at 7:00pm and the show begins at 8:00pm. That said, just to avoid any future disappointment we have automated an email to all ticket holders that now goes out before the show, addressing any finer details. Hope to see you at a show again soon. Cheers, TRJ!
Written 28 March 2023
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Brendan G
Springwood, Australia10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
A great night out!!! Friendly staff and quality acts. Been back time and time again. Each night comprises of different acts that are always terrific and funny!! Completely recommend and easy to get to from Kings X station! Brava
Written 14 February 2023
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James Y
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Friends
This is a great night out. Will definitely be back again. Fab atmosphere great acts and going to be a regular Tuesday night fave night out. Compare was fantastic and all the turns have my respect and laughter. Love the venue. Big recommend.
Written 3 January 2023
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Nicola Q
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Couples
Very funny. All the acts were great. I highly recommend. Easy to get to in the heart of King’s Cross. Compare was brilliant
Written 3 January 2023
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Jake E
Sydney, Australia3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Couples
This place is so fun and the food is great. Staff very friendly and the comedy is always on point. We’ve been 3 times in the last year and at worst we’ve had a great time. Excellent steaks and Margherita cocktails. Dan Muggleton is a beast!
Written 22 November 2022
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Annalisa P
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Friends
Hilarious night! Great with a group of good friends, staff welcoming, good variety of high quality comedy acts. Compare was hilarious, but don’t make a sound if u don’t want to be heckled! Lol, loved it! Will definitely be back!
Written 21 November 2022
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Abigail
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Friends
I have recently made this comedy show a weekly adventure because it is just too good. It is absolutely hilarious, has a great variety of hilarious comedians and has FEMALE comedians, praise be. Oh and I can get drunk and eat pub food whilst I laugh.

Get your date, your friends or go solo and go and laugh until you have abs. Seriously, I don’t bother with the gym anymore.
Written 3 October 2022
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Bella J
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2022 • Friends
Probably the best comedy night in Sydney!!!! I honestly laughed so hard I peed myself slightly. I’ve been three times and now I wear adult nappies just in case. The line up always delivers and it’s beautiful executed from the moment I walk in the door to the moment I leave!!!
Written 23 August 2022
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Nads000
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020 • Friends
Loved every minute! From the unique location (a magicians lair with an actual dove), hilarious MC, to the fantastic lineup (both times have been excellent) I would highly recommend this experience if you’re looking for a a lol-filled evening with mates/ a date or even solo. Brilliant for an end of week cheer up!
Written 7 December 2020
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Hannah
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 • Friends
The Running Joke is the best comedy night I’ve been to in a long time (maybe ever?). The comics are truly world class, there’s always a great lineup and the host makes the whole night so fun. I love the venue - full of character and the overall show is so professional and well run. A must-do while in Sydney!
Written 29 November 2020
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