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Smokin' Aces

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Open today: 17:00 - 01:00
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What a whisky selection!

We made our first visit here on 29th December. The staff are very knowledgeable and will make any... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AdamJ3463
via mobile
Great bar with awesome music

Love this bar! They often have great live music and always an awesome vibe. Open super late so... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2018
Natalie C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made our first visit here on 29th December. The staff are very knowledgeable and will make any cocktail you ask for provided the ingredients are there. I had two old fashioned cocktails and they were exactly as should be - no syrup like other...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AdamJ3463
SmokinAcesBmth, General Manager at Smokin' Aces, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Adam, thank you so much for leaving us a review. We’re delighted that you enjoyed your visit and we’d love to see you again soon!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading excellent reviews, myself and my husband walked 20mins in search of this bar. We were welcomed by a girl with blonde braids who was very friendly, the bar itself is cool, great music, cosy, and exactly the type of place we love spending...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LMCC1983
SmokinAcesBmth, General Manager at Smokin' Aces, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, I sincerely apologise that your experience of Smokin’ Aces was not what it should have been. The table had unfortunately been “danced upon” and broke. We tried a temporary fix, which clearly did not work very well! As for the cocktails, if you are...More

Reviewed 21 November 2018

Love this bar! They often have great live music and always an awesome vibe. Open super late so sometimes gets messssssy!! FYI management! your new bar tender Jake/Jack is great - served a cracking cocktail.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Natalie C
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Stumbled on this place just before the end of happy hour on a Saturday. Had two fantastic cocktails for £7. They were so nice we stayed on after happy hour. The bar is quite small and looked like it gets busy so worth getting there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Elbow59
SmokinAcesBmth, General Manager at Smokin' Aces, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Thank you so much for leaving us a review!! We're delighted that you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a great time in this little bar. Cocktails were really nice and girl working behind the bar Christina was so friendly and welcoming. She had so much knowledge about the drinks. Amazing!!! We would definitely recommend a visit .. and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sandra R
SmokinAcesBmth, General Manager at Smokin' Aces, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Sandra, thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We hope to see you again one day too! Soon.

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Last night myself and my husband visited this bar definitely recommend, lovely atmosphere, we watched the live music which was great and the drinks were amazing. What really made our night was the service, Christina was so lovely and went out of her way to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Beyice C
SmokinAcesBmth, General Manager at Smokin' Aces, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hiya, thank you very very much for finding the time to write us a review. We'll always try to make you whatever you like (ingredients allowing) - even if we have to Google the more unusual ones ;). Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Christina served me, classic cocktails served perfectly 10/10 Christina is a charming mf, talked me through the menu whilst we were ordering, what a good time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bruno E
SmokinAcesBmth, General Manager at Smokin' Aces, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Haha. Thanks for the review Bruno - always good to know that we have a charming mf behind the bar ;)

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Living in Camden (London)I am spoilt for cool, trendy & exciting bars, so I was ecstatic to find this absolute gem of a watering hole! Smoking Aces is an awesome bar with the most incredible Whisky Menu, some fantastic music & great bar staff! I’ll...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 218ashg
SmokinAcesBmth, General Manager at Smokin' Aces, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Ash, thank you SO much for your kind words!! We're delighted that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Went on our stag weekend great cocktails excellent staff friendly and very helpfull we had arranged for an event of jelly wrestling for our stag was very funny and well organised.More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 807stevew
SmokinAcesBmth, General Manager at Smokin' Aces, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Hi Steve, thanks for your review. We're glad you had a good time and hope to see you again. Just in case anyone is wondering, we do not offer Jelly Wrestling events. We have a room downstairs, which can be hired for events. All jelly...More

Reviewed 23 June 2018

I truly loved here..the atmosphere is amazing the staff are kind and the cocktail outstandig. Thanks for being here

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank caroldupree555
SmokinAcesBmth, General Manager at Smokin' Aces, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Carol, wow!! Thank you so much for leaving us a review. We're so happy that you enjoyed your visit and we'd love to see you again soon!

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Scotthart14
30 April 2018|
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Response from SmokinAcesBmth | Property representative |
Thank you for the answer!! Half price cocktails are only until 8pm though ;)
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Josh W
21 May 2017|
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Response from SmokinAcesBmth | Property representative |
Hiya, we absolutely do NOT play "House" music at ANY time at Smokin' Aces. On Fridays, we have live music (usually rock covers, modern folk, etc.), followed by some incredible DJs playing a mixture of funk, soul, hip-hop... More
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currymonster37
9 May 2017|
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Response from SmokinAcesBmth | Property representative |
Hiya, we welcome absolutely everybody at Smokin' Aces, no matter their age or background and our customer base reflects this. We are lucky enough to have customers from 18 to 80. We do not have a particularly large... More
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