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The magic hour

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Address: 1-9 Inverness Terrace | The Grand Royale, Hyde Park, London W2 3JP, England
Phone Number: +44 1727 838656
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The Magic Hour is a unique magic show in the heart of London. Located near...

The Magic Hour is a unique magic show in the heart of London. Located near Hyde Park, and following sell out runs at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel and Hotel Russell, this 5 star rated show takes places at the historic Grand Royale hotel. The show, performed in an evocative old drawing room, brings to life the illusions of the Victorian masters of magic.

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Awesome night

Brilliant, fun and something a bit different! We had a great time and particularly enjoyed the intimacy of the show given the small audience size. Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am quite surprised by all the great reviews on here. I booked tickets for a friends birthday and while the show was entertaining it didn't blow us away. The magic seemed quite simple, and we could work out how most of the tricks were done...a couple were very impressive. We also were expecting a free drink but never received... More 

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MagicHourTeam, Front Office Manager at The magic hour, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing The Magic Hour. Our previous venue included a cocktail as a special promotion for a period of time. This is not available at our current location, and should have been clear on the ticket and advertising at the time of purchase. Our wine is £6.50 per 250ml glass - and we are supplied by Searcys. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant, fun and something a bit different! We had a great time and particularly enjoyed the intimacy of the show given the small audience size. Highly recommend!

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MagicHourTeam, Front Office Manager at The magic hour, responded to this review

Thank you for your support of The Magic Hour. We are glad to hear you had a great experience. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had to see this show again, it's so special - this time I took my parents to celebrate a big anniversary, and they loved it! I was so pleased Sonic did some of my favourite tricks again so my parents could enjoy them too - no matter how carefully you look, you just can't work out how it's done. Bravo!

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MagicHourTeam, Front Office Manager at The magic hour, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed the show twice. Thank you for your support of this unique production. Over time we make small changes to add a little something returning for our guests. We hope to welcome you again either at The Magic Hour or our new production Sleight of Hand on the Strand. Have a great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

This close-up magic show is unique - really worth experiencing. Fabulous setting, makes you feel good just being there. Hugely entertaining, Sonic the magician held the audience spellbound the whole time. Can't recommend it enough.

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MagicHourTeam, Front Office Manager at The magic hour, responded to this review

Hi, We are delighted to hear that you have enjoyed the show so much. Our team work very hard to deliver the best experience we can, and we are very happy when it is appreciated. We hope to welcome you again in the future. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Really enjoyed The Magic Hour, would highly reccommend!! Nice narrative throughout the show and the magic and was kept simple, no fancy gimmicks just good old magic. Sonic was great and kept you engaged throughout. Also like the fact you get a free drink on arrival. We booked to have a reserved seat at the front which was well worth... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful setting, as hotel was originally a house built for Lillie Langtry by her lover the king of England. Sonic is personable and a clever hoaxer who knows the history of stage magic and knows how to keep you guessing and amazed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

From the minute you arrive at the venue - the experience starts. The staff are friendly at the hotel and you are shown to the bar for a cocktail. The show is held in a beautiful wood panelled room, which further adds to the atmosphere. It's a wonderful night, for both adults and children. Tony Middleton dresses old Victorian style... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

This guy is good. I've gone to see some of the best magicians in the world and this guy would rank highly in my opinion. He has carefully thought about his show, it's done in a place that gives excellent atmosphere it's varied with lots of types of tricks, his a good presenter and engaging. I preferred the first half... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Great evening filled with intrigued. Would recommend for something different to the norm. Very easy to find and very well priced.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

My boyfriend and I were looking for something a bit different - we found it! Close-up magic in this small but sumptuous hotel with a history was such a great combination. Great value for money, especially we loved the individual nature of the show, the story behind the magic - and Sonic is a great performer and comes over as... More 

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