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Smokin' Aces

Open Now: 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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Fabulous cocktails & bar staff

I had a credibly and welcoming and enjoyable visit to smoking aces one night when there is a live... read more

Reviewed yesterday
floralfabulousblumes
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Really cool bar

My partner and I had a night away in Bournemouth. After a brilliant meal In another establishment... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pyeomand0212
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Lydney, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had a credibly and welcoming and enjoyable visit to smoking aces one night when there is a live musical band on the bar staff were very welcoming and courteous and able to put together multiple cocktails of choice and selection with great skill and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank floralfabulousblumes
SmokinAcesBmth, General Manager at Smokin' Aces, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so so much for leaving us a review. So happy that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I had a night away in Bournemouth. After a brilliant meal In another establishment we stumbled across this cocktail and whiskey bar I'm so glad we did. The bar is tastefully decorated with a huge selection of drinks. This place wouldn't be...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Pyeomand0212
SmokinAcesBmth, General Manager at Smokin' Aces, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you SO much for your review. We're delighted that you enjoyed your visit and we'd love to see you again soon. Something exciting is about to happen in the downstairs section of the bar, so come back and see us soon!! ;)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow just happened to come across this bar while looking for somewhere to have a quick drink in Bournemouth. And so glad we did find this lovely place, really great bar man called Mitchell served us he attended to are need. And was very friendly...More

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

Miranda, thank you very very much for going to the trouble of leaving us a review. We're so glad that you enjoyed your visit and we'd love to see you again soon!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

fabulous! if you wanna have a head bashing good night, this would be right up your alley!! great vibe, great coat hooks. good looking ……………………………. cocktails

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

Hahaha. Thank you for the review. We're delighted you enjoy the coat hooks. We work very hard on them!! Hope to see you again soon... I think ;)

Reviewed March 10, 2019 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 March 11, 2019

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 March 6, 2019 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 March 11, 2019

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 March 1, 2019 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 March 11, 2019

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 February 16, 2019 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 March 11, 2019

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 December 30, 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 January 5, 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 December 28, 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 December 29, 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

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Scotthart14
April 30, 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
May 21, 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
May 9, 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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