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Thekla

The Grove | East Mud Dock, Bristol BS1 4RB, England
+44 117 929 3301
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What a venue for a night out!!!

I’ve been to a lot of places for a night out but this was one of the best by far. Such a quirky... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2018
Natalie F
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Fantastic venue

Went to watch Justin Nozuka on April 25th at Thekla; By far, one of my favorite concert venues... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
Chloé B
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Thekla is a world-famous, award-winning live music venue and club space on board a converted German cargo ship, moored in Bristol's Floating Harbour since 1984.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“gig venue” (2 reviews)
“support act” (2 reviews)
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The Grove | East Mud Dock, Bristol BS1 4RB, England
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+44 117 929 3301
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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to a lot of places for a night out but this was one of the best by far. Such a quirky boat with a buzzing atmosphere all night. Me and a friend went to see mungo hifi and traveled from the midlands to...More

Thank Natalie F
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

Went to watch Justin Nozuka on April 25th at Thekla; By far, one of my favorite concert venues. Didn't expect to be so close to the stage. Staff is friendly, nice atmosphere. The only thing which bothered me is that it sort of smelled like...More

Thank Chloé B
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

A great venue to see a band Very good bar and friendly staff An intimate venue where you are really part of the show

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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

I love this place very cool club. Music is great Saturday pop/cheese reasonable drink prices and entry toilets were clean too. Thursday night is great too with indie rock music 2 for 1 drinks great night. Can be quite student filled but it is bristol...More

1  Thank Sadhbh T
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Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

I went here for the first time on a Thursday for an indie club night. Had a great time! Last night I went to see the magic gang and it was great. My friend and I were up in the balcony which was so cool...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2018

I love the Thekla and I love to support local venues. They have great bands here, it's great to discover indie alternative musicians. I bought a ticket for my friends birthday to see The Garden. My friend tripped over the barrier on the way to...More

1  Thank OliviaTandy
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

I think the first time I heard of bands (that I'm into) playing this venue and when I saw pictures of it, for whatever reason my brain associated with the venue being in Amsterdam, for its vibe, and now being there I don't think that...More

Thank Ricardo N
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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Before entering the venue wasn't to sure as it was a boat but the inside is bigger than expected with two floors and and a lot of space. Staff was friendly and sound was really good

Thank Rex R
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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

Made an impromptu trip to watch To Kill A King on my first night out in Bristol. Good fun, sensible bar prices and a great, innovative venue set up. Will be keeping an eye on the listings to make my return trip.

Thank Richard H
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Reviewed January 11, 2018

So I was just wondering around, and I heard music playing that got my foot tapping. Before you know it I go onboard to be greeted very kindly at the bar. I have never been on a boat before, and I will definately bring my...More

Thank Alice P
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