House Rules

NEW COVID-19 HOUSE RULES coming as soon as Scottish Government announce their indoor event guidelines

We expect:

No groups larger than 8

No merging tables

Remain seated

No food available during show - please purchase tickets for show only and then arrange with Cranside a meal beforehand downstairs


At Glasgow's Rotunda Comedy Club we want everyone to enjoy a brilliant night of comedy. We all get annoyed by people interrupting a film at the cinema. Comedy is the same, it is only funny if the Comedians can perform their jokes with 'comic timing'. We have a few house rules to make sure that everybody attending has a great night.

Heckling & Talking During the Show

We have a strict policy of no heckling/talking whilst the acts are on stage. This is disruptive to audience members surrounding you and distracts our comedians on stage. Remember, people have paid to listen to the acts, not you. Anybody repeatedly talking/heckling/shouting out will be asked to leave immediately without refund.


Drunk & Disruptive Customers


Anybody deemed too intoxicated may be refused entry without refund at our discretion so please bear this in mind when attending our shows. The reason for this, is from experience, these are the people who are more likely to cause disruption during the comedy show and ruin it for everybody else.


Mobile Phones


Please ensure all mobile phones are either switched off or on silent. If your phone goes off during the show the comedian will likely take it off you and make a few extra calls. If you need to take a call during the show then please go upstairs to the bar area and do not answer in the actual performance room.


Audio/Visual Recordings


Please bear in mind that flash photography is off putting for the acts on stage so make sure any photos taken are without the flash on. You can use the flash on the intervals. Under no circumstances can you audio/visually record any of the acts on stage.


Bringing Your Own Alcohol


Under no circumstances can you bring your own alcohol to the venue. Anybody caught with their own alcohol will be asked to leave immediately without refund.


Stag/Hen Parties & Large Groups


If you are organising a hen or stag do or larger group please bear in mind that there will be other audience members there too so all of the above rules need to be adhered to. We know the typical stag or hen do can involve a lot of alcohol. If your plan is simply to get 'hammered' by 9pm then it may best to choose a different club to go to.


Management Reservations

Management reserve the right to refuse entry and eject individuals at their sole discretion, in particular for inebriated or disruptive behaviour.

Good Behaviour Bond

We know most stag/hen/birthday parties enjoy a drink and can often be boisterous so we do ask for a good behaviour deposit of £5/head at the point of booking which will be fully refunded providing your guests respect the comedy club etiquette - refrain from chatting, heckling and general disruptive behaviour during the show.

Extra things to be aware of as the organiser are:

  • No balloons/blow up dolls/inflatables/whistles/masks

  • No heckling or talking whilst the acts are on stage

  • Verbal abuse to any staff/comedian/audience member will not be tolerated and you will be asked to leave immediately without refund, no exceptions


Finally.... We hope you have a fantastic night with us and apologies if some of the above rules seem excessive or obvious but we do this to create the best atmosphere for everybody in attendance.


We want every show to run as smoothly as possible and most of all we want to make you all laugh.

If you have any questions or queries just get in touch beforehand and one of the team will get back to you.

COVID-19 Protocols will be announced as soon As Scottish Government Guidleines for indoor events is published.


Q. How long do the shows last?

A. Approximately 2 hrs.

Q. Do you accept Group Bookings?

A. Yes we do, providing everyone respects the house rules.

Q. Can I get a meal during the show?

A. Meals may be purchased up until 1 hour before the show starts, however to guarantee please purchase a dinner ticket package. Meals will not be served during the show, especially if night is sold out.

Q. Is there an interval?

A. Yes, there will be an interval every 30-40 minutes for you to attend the bar, loos and smoke.

Q. Is the bar open during the show?

A. We offer table service during the show. There will be 'Serve Me' cards and pens on your tables - simply fill out your drink order on one of the card and one of our friendly staff will collect it and process your order.

Q. Are under 18's allowed in?

A. NO; Venue Staff will ID anybody that looks younger than 25.


Q. Are the advertised line-ups subject to change?

A. Shows are always subject to line-up changes, but we will endeavor to showcase the advertised bill.


Q. Can I get a refund?

A. We do not issue refunds on show tickets if you miss the show or are asked to leave by the management but we can reschedule your booking if you provide us with 5 days notice. If we need to cancel a show we will automatically arrange another night for you free of charge or provide a refund.


Q. Can I specify my seat?

A. We try to seat all parties together where possible which means you may have a theater-style seat, a table or a booth but we are unable to specify seats in advance. If you have a special seating request please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Contact Us

Rotunda Comedy Club @ Cranside Kitchen,

28 Tunnel Street,

Glasgow, G3 8HL

For All Enquiries Please Email: Info@RotundaComedy.Club

or call 07477 931399

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