The Comedy Cafe looks and feels like, well… , a comedy show cafe. Before the smoking ban, the small venue was a bit smoky and dark, without being dodgy, reminding me of Seinfeld’s cafe. Beers and bites are served and the ambiance is relaxed and casual. Every Sunday there’s an English show by duo Hole in the Boat, but I haven’t seen it myself, so you need to check it out and update us how entertaining the show is. International guest performers are announced on the English part of the website. Show time of Hole in the Boat is from 20h00 - 21h30 (Entrance E13, and E33 including a pre-show time dinner). Comedy Cafe, Max Euweplein 43-45 (square of Holland Casino next to Leidseplein), Amsterdam.
Toomler is the theater cafe of the Comedytrain; a group of stand-up comedians. Stand-up comedy is what you typically see on TV as it is less interactive with the audience. A talented stand-up comedian can leave you crying tears of laughter, whereas with improv comedy that’s less likely to happen. Untalented stand-up comedians are dreadfully boring and embarrassing, though. Anyhow, the Comedytrain International invites the best comedians from the UK, US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand to perform at Toomler. So better bring your tissues! Every month there is an English-spoken stand-up comedy show, check who’s up next! Toomler,