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Smokin' Aces

Closed Now: 5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Open today: 5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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Rock out with epic drinks

Awesomely decked out place, a worthy drinking establishment for the seasoned rock music aficionado... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
danjgregory
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Bristol, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great place.

Cocktails were great and buy 1 get 1 free when we went. Barman was friendly and the place was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nicka745
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Bicester, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesomely decked out place, a worthy drinking establishment for the seasoned rock music aficionado. Great tunes, mega whisky selection, great cocktails and a cool crowd. A great place to enjoy fantastic music without having to succumb to the dingy rock clubs. Party on Wayne 🤘

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank danjgregory
SmokinAcesBmth, General Manager at Smokin' Aces, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dan, thank you SO much for leaving us a review. We’re delighted that you enjoy Smokin’ Aces and we hope to see you again very soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cocktails were great and buy 1 get 1 free when we went. Barman was friendly and the place was interesting with original artwork and iconic posters on the wall. I would recommend to anyone looking for a nice place to go that’s a bit more...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nicka745
SmokinAcesBmth, General Manager at Smokin' Aces, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

A BIT more interesting than Wetherspoons?? Haha. Only joking. 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic cocktails, made by really great and friendly barmen.highly recommend the pornstar martinis which have the prosecco served in the fruit 😝

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank wedgie4
SmokinAcesBmth, General Manager at Smokin' Aces, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hiya, thank you so so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We’re so glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you again for another Pornstar Martini soon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this little cocktail bar for an after dinner drink - music was great, bar staff very friendly and pornstar martinis yummy! A really eclectic clientele- would definitely recommend!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 1DeniseS
SmokinAcesBmth, General Manager at Smokin' Aces, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Denise, thank you so much for leaving us a review!! It’s very kind of you to go to the effort!! We’re very happy that you enjoyed Smokin’ Aces and we’d love to see you again soon

Reviewed 31 December 2018 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 5 January 2019

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 29 December 2018 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 30 December 2018

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 22 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
1  Thank Natalie C
SmokinAcesBmth, General Manager at Smokin' Aces, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Natalie, thank you SO much for the review!! And, yeah, Jack is super-sexy as well ;)

Reviewed 4 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 30 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 beyiceM
SmokinAcesBmth, General Manager at Smokin' Aces, responded to this reviewResponded 30 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.

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Scotthart14
1 May 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
22 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
10 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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