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Smoke & Mirrors

8 Denmark Street, Bristol BS1 5DQ, England
+44 117 929 0362
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House Magicians' Comedy Magic Show at Smoke & Mirrors in Bristol
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Smoke & Mirrors theatre pub, home to The House Magicians Comedy & Magic Show, and is open 7 days a week. We offer a 10% discount to all pre-theatre goers and our warm and welcoming bar staff will provide you with the very best in fine wines, real ales and award winning bar food, from freshly cooked pizzas, or a quick hand made Scotch Egg, Our Pub is the best way to experience a night of entertainment wether you are attending one of our shows or one of the many theatres nearby we are the go to pub for great drink & food before any show in Bristol. Being located right next to the Stage Door of the Hippodrome you can be sure that the cast and crew might be having a relaxing drink while our entertainers entertain them for a change from our Close-Up Magician performing right at your table or our House Musicians singing all the classics every weekend, you'll know that Smoke & Mirrors is the best hidden Gem in Bristol and of course we always have local ales always on tap!
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8 Denmark Street, Bristol BS1 5DQ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Smoke & Mirrors experience is a fun night out and good value. The food is nothing special, the bar is comfortable.The staff and performers are friendly and make guests feel welcome. Don't go expecting a West End cabaret. This is much more West Country...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Really enjoyed the show. It was very funny and the magic was very good. Also staff were very friendly throughout. Would defo recommend

Thank Laurajeff92
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Mark B, Owner at Smoke & Mirrors, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Laura, thank you for reviewing I will pass this review on to the whole team, thanks again and we hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Been there at Friday night and I had a blast. The place have great vibe, show is really funny and the magic tricks really baffled me. Seriously recommending if you want to have some good time in Bristol either alone or with friends. It's well...More

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Mark B, Owner at Smoke & Mirrors, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Nikola, thank you for taking time to review our show on the 15th June, Criss, Mad & Richard will be super pleased that they achieved a great night. Thanks again and we hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a brilliant time! Don’t let the outside and road put you off. Booked tickets for my Dads birthday, being 82 he was sceptical but now can’t stop telling everyone about it, the fact the my husband was pulled up on stage may have contributed...More

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Mark B, Owner at Smoke & Mirrors, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Yay! Thank you so much for taking time to review and to give us 5 stars, it really means the world to us. Thank you so much and we hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I arranged a surprise birthday celebration for my Partner. There were 14 of us and whilst it took some organising Mark was really helpful when I spoke to him to arrange the evening. When we arrived if felt that all of the staff were there...More

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Mark B, Owner at Smoke & Mirrors, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

HI Andrea, it was a pleasure to perform to your group and we super happy that you taken time to review. Thanks again for choosing us and we look forward to seeing you and your friends again soon, we have some great pics on our...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fab night at Smoke and Mirrors last night, if you fancy doing something differently (rather than going to a standard pub or going for dinner) I would recommend this highly as it’s a combination of both but with entertainment chucked in. We had...More

Thank Devin_11
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Mark B, Owner at Smoke & Mirrors, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Devin, super happy you have taken time to review and to give 5 stars for Criss Smith & Mad Mark and Richard Newman, I will pass this on to the House Magicians who performed for on the 15th June, I will also pass on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Disappointing visit. When the show started the camera of the close up of magicians cards/hands was not working for the first 10 mins of the show, the first magician who performed, 2 out of his 3 'tricks' failed. Whilst we were sat near the back...More

Thank Leah C
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Mark B, Owner at Smoke & Mirrors, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Leah, we super sad that your evening was not up to standard on the 15th June due to a technical hitch at the start and of course on occasions magic can go wrong on occasions well super close to being right, I guess it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Magician show was absolutely amazing it’s a must and MAD MARK was amazing!! Thanks for a great eveningMore

Thank Joey A
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Mark B, Owner at Smoke & Mirrors, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Yay! Name Check, Mad Mark has seen this review and he super happy he got a name check we will also pass on this review to Criss Smith & Richard Newman who also performed on the 15th June as they love it when the House...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with our 2 daughters in their 20's and we all really enjoyed the evening. The pub staff were very friendly and welcoming, when we first had a drink and something to eat (not remarkable). The little theatre at the back was charming, small...More

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Mark B, Owner at Smoke & Mirrors, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rose, What a great review, thank you so much. I will pass this review on to all the staff and thank them personally as it looks like we ticked all the boxes (well almost). Thanks again hope to see you all again soon.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great evening watching the house magician Mark Bennett and special guest Stefan Pejic in Smoke and Mirrors! I can actually say that there were times when my cheeks were hurting as I was laughing so much! The magic and comedy blended in and...More

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Mark B, Owner at Smoke & Mirrors, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yay!! NAME CHECK!! Love it when we see our names in lights! We are supper happy you enjoyed the show and super happy that this review is helping others book one of our shows, I will pass this review onto Stefan and our team at...More

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Tracyteej
2 March 2018|
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7 is a perfect age we do allow younger but he will get some of the humour especially when the magicians use Dad in one of the tricks. Hope to see you at our show
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bevwilkes16
9 December 2017|
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Hi we do have availability on the 31st March if you head to our box office and select the date you wish to book. Hope that helps
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2 September 2017|
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Hi, we do serve food but only in snack form, award winning hand made scotch eggs & sausage rolls, paninis hot of the press. But a restaurant we are not however Denmark St has some fantastic independent restaurants nearby. I... More
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