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The Apex

1 Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds IP33 3FD, England
+44 1284 758000
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Good venue

I have visited The Apex twice recently. It’s a very nice venue, easy to get to with plenty of cheap... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newmarket, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good venue ruined by bad sound balance

Such a pity that somewhere that is easy to reach and cheap to park close to is let down by the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John C
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Award winning live music & entertainment venue in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. From classical to jazz, folk to pop/rock, comedy, family entertainment & more! The Apex also hosts a stunning art gallery with frequently changing exhibitions, plus a cafe!
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“great venue” (38 reviews)
“comedy club” (8 reviews)
“great acts” (5 reviews)
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1 Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds IP33 3FD, England
+44 1284 758000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited The Apex twice recently. It’s a very nice venue, easy to get to with plenty of cheap parking nearby. The building is well maintained and clean. On the minus side. The gents toilets (upstairs) could do with being bigger, every time I...More

Thank neiltilford
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a pity that somewhere that is easy to reach and cheap to park close to is let down by the sound system. We have noticed on our last few visits that the so called backing band has tended to drown out the vocalswhichwas annoying!...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw Eddie Reader last week, brilliant. The acoustics in the Apex are very good. Seating in bar area was full but could take drink into the auditorium. Very nice venue.

Thank ivan c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good venue for such an event. I have been in many theatres and my only comment would be that It is very soul less. I appreciate it is a modern theatre but it is very basic inside and it would have been nice, I...More

Thank sldraper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent venue. Nice small intimate hall. Excellent sound quality. Good atmosphere. £4.80 a bit steep for a pint and a half of Coca Cola.

Thank Darren H
Reviewed 3 November 2017

I wish to bring to your attention the danger posed by the Apex venue. On 31/10/17 at the Shalamar concert I was appalled that people were permitted to drink and dance in the gangway ( the steps with the paint on the ends). These should...More

2  Thank BrandonTraveller
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We visit here regularly with friends and their children. Usually, the staff are excellent. So helpful and very warming. Recently, we’ve noticed new staff joining the team, and I must say, they’re customer service definitely has room for improvement. They’re miserable, rude and just unhelpful....More

Thank sbranch07
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We went to see one of those ‘an evening with’ shows. No music just talking. This is a small, intimate and beautifully designed venue which was ideal. Music would work just as well. Either way, if there’s something on you want to see; don’t pass...More

Thank Poolefamily2014
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The apex is one of those venues that just delights. Small, but not tiny, so a wonderful place to get up close and personal, but open enough to feel comfortable and airy. A nice bar and coffee shop also. The main car park is cheap...More

Thank Budgie1958
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

The Apex has a wide variety of spaces and entertainment available from intimate Jazz brunches to wilder 60's nights and classical concerts. Always a great venue with a small restaurant area for pre show food and two bars upstairs as well as a cafe/coffee area...More

Thank Cheryl O
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roy d
3 July 2016|
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Response from Marcus S | Reviewed this property |
The seating plan is available when you book your seats on-line. You can still decline tickets if the seats you prefer are not available.
23 November 2015|
Response from Ian C | Property representative |
First of all, sincere apologies for not replying sooner. We're having real problems at the moment as we only receive ad hoc notifications from Trip Advisor, which our digital Marketing Officer is looing into. To answer... More