Smoke and Mirrors Boutique Pub & Magic Theatre
Tel: +44 (0)117 929 0362
*** Please note: Smoke and Mirrors are closed currently due to Covid-19. Please see their website and social media for updates on reopening. ***
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 2019
- Very Good105
- Z7393UYadamhTrip Type:CouplesLovely lockdown laughterFriday, 5th June 2020My wife and I watched one of the lockdown shows online. I have to say it was very entertaining. Mark did a great show and involved everyone, it was full of magic and fun. We will definitely be... Read full review
- Shaun MLondon, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesBreak Ground hog and laughs al nightSunday, 7th June 2020Excellent show and very interactive with the audience considering this was over zoom . Looking forward to going to see the show live as soon as we are allowed . Makes a special evening at home a must... Read full review
- vanessamC9016QNBest Lockdown Magic ShowWednesday, 17th June 2020We booked Mark for a work zoom magic show! It was excellent, funny, relevant and great fun. Just what we all needed in this lockdown and we laughed a lot! Thank you to Mark for everything best... Read full review