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Bar 50

Fringe Venue 151 - Click here for map

Within SafeStay Edinburgh Hostel, 50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1NE  / 0131 524 1989

Food  Accessible  Wifi  Licensed
Open from 08:00 to 01:00
All ages until 10pm, then 18+ only

Located within the five-star Safestay Hostel, Bar 50 serves an eclectic mix of spirits and beers, along with tasty locally sourced food. The menu has dishes for everyone, from stone baked pizza’s to veggie chilli burritos and chicken Caesar salad. There’s pool tables, comfy couches and an outdoor heated smoking area.

Shows at Bar 50
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The Alcove 

All My Friends Are Dead COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 18:00 (60 min) - Free 
Conor lost another friend last year, now he's on his own. 'Delivers high quality material' (Skinny). 'Very shrewd observational humour' (BroadwayBaby.com). 'Brilliant' (GetReading.co.uk). ...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Always Be Rolling COMEDY 
AUG 3-15, 17-22, 24-27 at 14:15 (60 min) - Free 
How board games can change your life and save the world. Award winning comedian James Cook is back by popular demand with his critically acclaimed sell-out show. He'll reveal the best and absolute w...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Andrew Roper's Superhero Secret Origins: The Movies COMEDY 
AUG 4-27 at 20:30 (60 min) - Free 
If you like superheroes, if you want to learn more about their history, if you’ve ever seen a movie that had superheroes in it… if you’ve read this far already – you should see Superhero Secret Origin...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Between the Devil & the Deep Blue Sea COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-27 at 15:30 (60 min) - Free 
Amused Moose Best Edinburgh Comedy Show - nominee ‘15 NZ Comedy Guild Best International Act - nominee ‘14 School Art Prize – winner ’88. They say follow your dreams, but they don’t mean it. Dreams a...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Board Game Smackdown COMEDY 
AUG 3-15, 17-22, 24-27 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free 
The game show about games is back! The Fringe's funniest performers playing board, card and party games live on stage. Hosted by Award-winning comedian and UK Champion board gamer James Cook, guests i...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Dino Wiand - Yorkshire Ripper (Self Sabotage) COMEDY 
AUG 23 at 16:45 (60 min) - Free 
Dino grew up on an American Spy base in Yorkshire. Dino’s oddball, random, self deprecating, sometimes confusing Dadaist style comedy has been described as Andy Kaufmanesque. The show is in two halves...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Henry Ginsberg: Molesting The Corpse Of Traditional Masculinity Since 1987 COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 23:00 (60 min) - Free 
Henry Ginsberg is not your typical everyman. He's an anxiety riddled, emotionally fragile, jaded romanticist who decided to pursue a comedy career aged 18 instead of going to university, and who manag...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Laugh Train Home Comedy Showcase COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 19:15 (60 min) - Free (OPTION to reserve seat) 
In its fifth year, the best comics of the Fringe are brought together for this premier comedy showcase. Robyn Perkins (5 stars 'exceptionally charasmatic' -Voice Mag) hosts different four/five-star co...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Phil Pagett: Bare Jokes COMEDY 
AUG 16, 23 at 14:15 (60 min) - Free 
Late-night one-liners from Phil Pagett, 'One of the country's best new gag writers' (Gary Delaney, Mock the Week), ranging from the absurd to the twisted. Expect a no-frills hour of hilarious jokes in...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Stateless COMEDY 
AUG 16 at 15:45 (60 min) - Free 
Born in Iceland, educated in the U.S, grown a beard in China; Helgi Steinar is a borderless comedian who has now found himself living in Edinburgh, trying to understand Scots as much as he tries to un...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

STEALTH ASPIES - autistic people speak and about time. SPOKEN WORD 
AUG 11-19 at 13:00 (60 min) - Free 
What is it like being autistic and unable to tell the people in your life? What if you are 'in the neurodiverse closet' and do not even know your true nature yourself? What is life like living in th...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

AUG 3-10, 20-27 at 13:00 (60 min) - Free 
THE SHOW THAT CHANGES EVERYTHING. Not disabled but ever determined, Paul Wady's audience autism mass conversion show returns for its third year of unique and somewhat indefinable manifestation. One ...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

Zahra Barri: Talk Like An Egyptian COMEDY 
AUG 3-27 at 21:45 (50 min) - Free 
Zahra’s a bit like the country of Turkey, in that she’s a mix of Eastern and Western culture, and also she is a bird. A fun look into Eastern and Kanye Western Culture. 'Terrific' Venue Magazine As ...
Bar 50 / The Alcove 

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