Smoke and Mirrors Boutique Pub & Magic Theatre

8 Denmark Street, Bristol, BS1 5DQ

Tel: +44 (0)117 929 0362

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Smoke and Mirrors

About

Smoke & Mirrors 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, Bristol Beacon 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.

New Nights
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 

Christmas Special!

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.

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Special Offers

  • 10% Discount to all Theatre Goers

    The offer: Get 10% off from your food bill when attending to Smoke & Mirrors Theatre.

    How to book: For further details, terms and conditions and to book visit the Smoke and Mirrors website.

     

    Eating out - redeem this special offer immediately

    Early dining and pre-theatre offers - redeem this special offer immediately

    Offer link: Eating out, Early dining and pre-theatre offers

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
DayTimes
Monday16:0000:00*
Tuesday16:0000:00*
Wednesday15:0000:00*
Thursday15:0000:00*
Friday15:0000:00*
Saturday15:0000:00*
SundayClosed*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      1648
    • Very Good
      149
    • Average
      25
    • Poor
      17
    • Terrible
      17

    Recent Reviews:

    • marshmallow2015
      Plymouth, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      You’ll be glad you booked this!
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 28th January 2024
      Excellent entertainment for the evening. Impressive acts and a great venue. Really intimate and audience involvement. Read full review
    • Angi2305
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Always a great night out.
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 17th February 2024
      Another great night. Jayde Adams was brilliant as were all of the comedians. Just love this theatre, so intimate & warm. And great music once the show finishes. Read full review
    • Grapefruitpunch
      Bristol, United Kingdom
      Bristolian comedy is always a winner
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 19th February 2024
      Amazing night!! Attended the Bristol special with Jayde Adams as headliner on Thursday and had the best night. All the acts were amazing, the venue is intimate and felt magical. The whole thing was... Read full review

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