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Soho Comedy Club is a venue showcasing stand-up comedians. Its main location is in Leicester Square, London, but it also stages shows in Southend-on-Sea, Essex. Time Out has rated it one of the best venues for stand-up in London. On Fridays and Saturdays shows take place in “The Casino at the Empire”, Leicester Square. Doors open at 7:30pm and the show starts at 8pm. On Mondays the venue is 'The Round Table', St Martin's Court, London, with the show starting at 8:30pm. Also on Saturdays the club has a session at “The Rendezvous Casino at the Kursaal”, Eastern Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea. Opening times are the same as for the Leicester Square shows. Tickets can be purchased in advance with a booking fee payable, or they can be bought on the door. At the Leicester Square venue the club is able to offer a pre-show meal deal in conjunction with the “FuLuShou Balcony”, which is the restaurant at “The Casino at the Empire”. This must be booked by 5pm on the day prior to the show. It is possible to make this reservation online. The meal starts at 6:30pm. The food is Chinese and patrons get the choice of one starter and one main course from a short menu. Details of the menu are available on the web site. A glass of house wine or beer is included in the deal. The web site contains a full list of upcoming shows, select one from the list to be guided through the booking process.