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Southside Social

Fringe Venue 264 - Click here for map

42 - 44 Buccleuch Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9LP  / 0131 662 0974

Food  Wifi  Licensed
Open from 11:00 to 03:00
18+ Only

Southside Social, the old Meadows Bar, is the first social enterprise pub in Edinburgh - over the years it's been a favourite hang out for Fringe-goers and performers late into the night, and it's new incarnation feels much the same. There's a big selection of drinks, friendly staff and atmosphere, and the venue is close to the Counting House, Udderbelly, Assembly, Gilded Balloon and the Pleasance Dome. The aim of the pub is to help Edinburgh’s young people into sustainable work, by providing them with the skills and experience to pursue a career in the hospitality business.


Shows at Southside Social
List Shows: By Room and Name | By Start Time
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Upstairs 

A Giant Misfit (+ Guests) COMEDY 
AUG 3-12 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Ever feel like a misfit? This guy does! At over two metres tall, our XXXXL giant takes you on a spiralling adventure of odd relationships, loose cannon friends and how they all came together to teach ...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

Andrew White - It Was Funnier In My Head COMEDY 
AUG 3-13 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
Andrew White's 'It Was Funnier in My Head' takes a look at life as a parent dependent teenager, being only 17 himself! Covering everything from passing out in PE to the banes of elderly neighbours, an...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

Blurred Lines COMEDY 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 19:30 (60 min) - Free 
An hour of unfortunate experiences and fortunate outcomes, blurred lines is an attempt at understanding human emotions interspersed with frequent references to bodily functions. Diagnosed with juvenil...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

Can't Dance, Won't Dance CABARET 
AUG 3-19, 21-27 at 20:45 (60 min) - Free 
The uptight, irritable, shy yet monstrously arrogant Kingsley has developed dangerously high blood pressure and a phobia of dancing. In this multi-award-seeking show, the roofsmasher considers the nat...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

Dharmander Singh from Bollywood and Birmingham to Berlin and Brexit COMEDY 
AUG 3-19 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Come and join cheeky chappy Dharmander Singh as he entertains with incredibly funny stories and observations about the pressures of being named after a "Bollywood" legend, the changes in long term rel...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

Generation Hummus COMEDY 
AUG 13-19 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Brilliantly observed jokes and odd stories from a feral comedy mind. Simon Jablonski launches a probing needle into the eye of Generation Hummus — grab a bread stick and dip into his bland new world.&...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

I Can Read Your Mind CABARET 
AUG 20-27 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Irish mind reader, Tomas McCabe, is back with a new show for 2017! Following a hugely successful tour of Ireland, Tomas is bringing his abilities across the sea to the Edinburgh Fringe! Full of audien...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

James Meehan - As If I Hadn't Slept COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 18:15 (60 min) - Free 
Brand new stand-up show from 5* comedian James Meehan. Edinburgh award best newcomer nominee 2014 (with Gein's Family Giftshop), Edinburgh Panel Prize winner 2014 (with Funz and Gamez). James has had ...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

Joby Mageean and Edy Hurst: Dead Nice Boys COMEDY 
AUG 20-27 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free 
Edy Hurst and Joby Mageean are award winning stand-up comedians and award winning friends. This year they’re putting both of these to the test by sharing a show in Edinburgh. Featuring a mix of stand-...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

Juliet Meyers: This Flipping Rescue Dog Has Ruined My Life COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 14:30 (60 min) - Free 
Juliet (writer on Sarah Millican Television Programme and 8 out of 10 Cats) and her dog have issues. This is a show about unconditional love, anxiety, peeing on things and being a wolf. Contains stand...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

Kevin James Doyle: 30 Year Old Virgin COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 23:15 (60 min) - Free 
Raised a devout Christian, Kevin knew sex was meant for marriage only. When his engagement fell apart, he thought he'd missed the train for sex... until he took a ride of heartbreak, horniness and cli...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

Self Sabotage COMEDY 
AUG 14-27 at 17:00 (60 min) - Free 
Have you ever made a mistake that you instantly regretted? And then made that same mistake when you really should know better? Then done it a third time and realised you suffer deep, terrifying psycho...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

Up Periscope SPOKEN WORD 
AUG 4-17, 19-24, 26-27 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free 
Edinburgh local chats utter nonsense to a bunch of random strangers on the internet... Anything could happen, it's up to you! Stories based around my experience with Periscope over the past year: tale...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

We are STILL all C*nts COMEDY 
AUG 3-7, 9-14, 16-21, 23-27 at 22:00 (60 min) - Free 
While the world grips onto its safe space with progressively whitened knuckles, "We are STILL all C*nts" will be a haven where Ashley Haden will show why the left, the right, the old, the young, the r...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

William Thompson & Sean Tanuvasa: Pure Dying COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 00:30 (60 min) - Free 
This is a stand-up comedy show by Northern Irish comedians William Thompson and Sean Tanuvasa. Performing separately, William will take the audience on a journey through his struggles with his weight,...
Southside Social / Upstairs 

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