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Great place amazing magic

This place is a awesome night out the magic is absolutely outstanding. I have no idear how my card... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Really great place

I’ve been here with my university sports club quite a few times now. It is incredibly well-placed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bath, United Kingdom
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“ale house”(7 reviews)
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1 York Street | The Ale House, Bath BA1 1NG, England
+44 7720 608239
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is a awesome night out the magic is absolutely outstanding. I have no idear how my card was in the ice or how the magicians can solve 3 rubix cubes in seconds. Great night drinks were well priced as well.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here as a place to go for something different. Unfortunately it was pre-freshers week and full of drunken teenagers. The magic was mediocre at best. It is also very dirty (as in unclean), not a place for the middle aged. Not deserving of the...More

Thank emmaedwards2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been here with my university sports club quite a few times now. It is incredibly well-placed in Bath, and it boasts a fun and friendly atmosphere as well as helpful and welcoming owners. The decor works well with the magic theme and the overall...More

Thank jps1999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used to come here very regularly when I lived in Bath a couple of years ago, sadly I'm now based in London but every time I come back to visit Bath I always drop in for a drink and the magic show - enormous...More

Thank gillivonbrandy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The different "caves" allow different types of people to relax, but the massive space in front of the bar also allows for dancing and mass enjoyment

Thank Jxsiah M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here as part of my birthday celebrations! I’m a huge fan of magic and wanted somewhere a bit different to start the night. Magician was amazing and even the guys who weren’t too fussed about visiting, were the ones at the front hooked. Will...More

Thank WiltsBoy85
Reviewed 6 October 2018

The drinks are as you'd expect, but the magic is amazing. We had nearly two hours of expert, close-up magic from Paul, who is a great host as well as being a great magician. He made us feel welcomed, entertained, mystified, amazed, and like I...More

Thank Caslyncat
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

I always have a sick time there. Last night Kieron was incredible and me and my mate had a fantastic time! Superb skills as always!

Thank Ruari B
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

What a great little spot hidden away The magic was incredible, Paul is seriously good and will knock your socks off If you are in Bath you must visit

Thank magicmann
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

I come here with everyone that hadn't been! The magic bar is the first bar that comes out my mouth when they said they are coming to bath! Fantastic magic and the magicians know how to get the audience in but it's not so busy...More

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6 February 2018|
Response from Minnie M | Reviewed this property |
Whilst I can't remember the menu off by heart I'm fairly certain they do but the staff are nice and I'm sure they'd whip you up something specific to your tastes should you ask :)
15 January 2015|
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Response from Matty E |
i believe they have alcoves that they hire out to people for party etc. they have a Facebook page that you could msg them search for sleightbar