Smoke and Mirrors Boutique Pub & Magic Theatre
Tel: +44 (0)117 929 0362
*** Smoke and Mirrors re-opens Thursday 3 September. For more information, visit their website. ***
Smoke & Mirrors is the UK's only Boutique Magic Theatre & Pub. They are situated in the heart of the theatre district. This little entertainment bar currently rated in the number 1 things to do in Bristol via TripAdvisor.
What They Do
Smoke & Mirrors aim to give their customers an experience to remember, upon entering Smoke & Mirrors in Bristol, their excellent team behind the bar can offer you a wide range of drinks and food. Wednesday to Saturday their House Magicians will also greet you – from 6:30pm till 11:45pm their Magicians appear at your table free of charge to bamboozle you with tricks and laughter. And if you are taking in one of House Magician Comedy & Magic Shows on a Thursday, Friday or Saturday upon leaving the theatre, the Musicians will entertain you on their Live Music stage in the main bar area. At Smoke & Mirrors, they not only make sure entertainment is first, but they also have the best selection of wines, spirits and craft lager and ales on tap. Again if you are taking in one of the nights you also get 10% off all bar purchases, whether it be on their stone baked pizzas or indulging in their 2 cocktails for £10.
Why They Do it
Owner Mark Bennetts' ambition was to create a place that offers a slightly more structured evening of magic and comedy. Smoke & Mirrors intimate pub theatre holds around 48 guests so is a perfect space for groups and they make sure all their guests are entertained. They would love to make you the star of the show, so book the number one show in Bristol today. Or pop in before heading to one of the theatres located near them, if you are heading to either the Hippodrome, O2, Colston Hall you can show your ticket at the bar to receive a 10% discount.
When Does it Happen
There are excellent comedy magic acts every weekend featuring some of the most talented magicians in the world and every Monday they host A Bunch of Japes New Material night for Stand up Comedians – all from a privileged position just metres from the stage. Not only do they have some the countries top comedians trying out material in their boutique theatre they also offer Open Mic spots on their night called Joke & Mirrors, and if Magic and Comedy weren't enough they are proud to support CoochieCrunch their staple of brilliant Burlesque New York Style. And for those who just like a drink and a sing-song every Friday & Saturday the Live Music from their local musicians play from 10pm till close in the main bar area the live music flow freely.
When Are They Open
Smoke & Mirrors bar is open to the public Monday to Saturday from 4pm to midnight, and when the theatre is not in use, it's the perfect venue for corporate or private events in a unique, inspirational location. For more details on how to secure this state of the art theatre for your next function, please do not hesitate to contact them.
One Man Comedy & Magic Show - The last two Thursday of every month
The House Magicians One Man Comedy & Magic show will have you gasp, laugh and entertained for over 90min with a 15min interval.
The Late Late Show - Saturday Nights, The House Magicians Comedy & Magic Show, see here for more information
Two of their House Magicians will have you entertained all night long with the House Magicians Christmas Comedy & Magic Show! See here for more information.
|Open (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)|
The above times should be used as an indicator during the recovery phase from the global pandemic.
Please double-check details by visiting the website via the link above before you visit
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Certificate of Excellence 2020
- Very Good107
- mlb1995mlbTrip Type:CouplesRe-Opening nightSunday, 6th September 2020We went to the first show post lockdown and had an amazing time. All staff were in masks and did an amazing job with safety. We had pizza and Prosecco before the show started which we highly... Read full review
- CheshireJoanneCheshireTrip Type:CouplesIt’s not an illusionSaturday, 19th September 2020It’s wasn’t an illusion, it was a thoroughly enjoyable night out. The show was limited due to COVID however the magic & comedy was entertaining and well worth a visit. Great team effort from the... Read full review
- Jay GTrip Type:CouplesGreat night of MagicSunday, 20th September 2020Booked tickets for a 10pm magic show. Show was good, after had drinks in the bar and was treated to some close up magic from Marco, cannot explain how great this guy was, it was also my wife’s 40th... Read full review