Best comedy venues in Leeds


Leeds is brimming with atmospheric comedy venues designed for a memorable night out. If you are looking for something a little bit different on a night out in Leeds, then take a look at the following comedy venues, showcasing the best of the world of contemporary British comedy.

House of Fun

The House of Fun is one of Leeds’ longest-standing comedy nights. These popular weekly comedy nights take place in two different venues in Leeds – The Wardrobe and the Original Oak. The nights run simultaneously, with the headliners swapping venues during the interval!

The House of Fun pulls in talented comedians from around the world, attracting many well-known stand-up acts, delivering hilarious lines and sketches to audiences looking for a fun-filled night of laughter.

For details on which comedians are due to take centre stage at The Wardrobe and the Original Oak, visit the House of Fun website.

Kill For A Seat

As its name suggests, comedy-enthusiasts are fighting for a seat to catch some class comedians perform on stage.

Similar to the House of Fun, Kill For A Seat take place in two different venues in Leeds, Seven Arts in Chapel Allerton and the Verve in the city centre.

The comedy night at the Verve take place every Tuesday and entrance is free. Seven Arts boasts a more formal atmosphere and sometimes there is a charge to get in.

Visit the Kill For A Seat website for more information.

Leeds 1 Comedy Club

The Leeds 1 Comedy Club is part of the Ministry of Comedy, a nationwide network of comedy venues that offer ‘Laugh Passes’, which entitles those seeking a hilarious night out, access into one of the many side-splitting comedy venues across the nation.

The Leeds 1 Comedy Club attracts some of the best stand-up comedians in the UK through its doors and has everything you’ll need for a fabulous night out to remember.

Visit the Ministry of Comedy website for information about up-and-coming comedy acts at the Leeds 1 Comedy Club.

HiFi Club

HiFi Club in Leeds is well-known for being a nightclub and live music venue. Throughout the week this popular entertainment haunt in Leeds hosts a series of comedy nights. On a Saturday night, HiFi  plays host to the stand-ups sketches of three up-and-coming comedians and has been the venue of choice for many a great comedian, with the names Phil Tomlinson and Rob Rouse springing to mind.

Furthermore, a ticket to see a comedy night at Hi-Fi grants you access into the nightclub afterwards.

For more information about HiFi and its forthcoming comedy nights, visit the HiFi website.


Jongleurs is a chain of comedy clubs in Britain that are scattered across various cities and venues,

Formerly known as The Highlight, this popular comedy spot in Leeds has been reinvented as Jongleurs as is proving equally as popular. This super cool and trendy bar in Leeds offers memorable comedy nights, designed to make you laugh out loud and not stop laughing out loud until you leave the door!

To see which top quality comedians are heading to Jongleurs, visit the website.

If you’re looking for somewhere to stay after you’ve experienced a side-splitting night out in Leeds, Weetwood Hall in Headingley offers stylish, comfortable and relaxing accommodation just a stone’s throw from Leeds city centre.

Check out the availability of our rooms for a truly memorable stay in the cosmopolitan city of Leeds.

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